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Don Garber, MLS (Major League Soccer) Commissioner, spoke to Owen Evans about David Beckham, battling cancer and his plans to push soccer onto the top table of sport in the United States.

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    Will the already-maligned world of football transfers turn even murkier when FIFA scraps the official football agent’s licence next spring?

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    Antonio Zea, director for global football innovation at adidas, writes exclusively for SportBusiness International about being at the forefront of football’s technological revolution.

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    The long-awaited International Premier Tennis League, the latest franchise-based sports competition inspired by the successes of cricket’s Indian Premier League, begins this month. Star players are signed up, but with radio silence from its organisers, a similar competition launching at the same time and tickets still not on sale in one of the host countries, could it be doomed for failure?

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    Terry Byrne, David Beckham’s former personal manager and founder of UK-based sports agency 1966, is making a move back into talent management with new venture 10Ten. He spoke to Matt Cutler about working alongside some of world football’s biggest stars.

  • Date: 
    9 October 2014

    Christian Deuringer, director of global brand management at insurance company Allianz, said the brand had to be heavily persuaded into taking its flagship stadium naming rights deal in Munich but described the results as a “dream”.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
31 October 2014

Los Angeles’ new Major League Soccer franchise will be owned by a consortium led by entrepreneur Henry Nguyen, film producer Peter Guber and ESPN analyst Tom Penn, and is set to make its debut in a soccer-specific stadium in 2017, the league has announced.