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Owen Evans speaks to Gian-Franco Kasper, newly-appointed interim chairman of SportAccord, about his plan to dismantle the union in order to get it back into the Olympic Family.

  • Date: 
    30 July 2015

    Whether it is hosting cycling’s Grand Depart in the streets of Utrecht or the world’s best beach volleyball players on a floating court in The Hague, The Netherlands is marketing itself as one of the most nimble and creative sports industries on the European continent. Rachael Church, major events consultant at SportBusiness Intelligence, takes a closer look at the major events industry in the compact nation and finds out more about Brand Holland.

  • Date: 
    31 July 2015

    Former Eurosport managing director and Infostrada CEO Danny Menken reveals why he became group managing director of Eleven Sports Network – the up-and-coming sports broadcaster launched by MP & Silva cofounder Andrea Radrizzani.

  • Date: 
    31 July 2015

    With four other strong bids already on the table, Elisha Chauhan asks whether Budapest’s campaign is strong enough to host the 2024 Olympics.

  • Date: 
    31 July 2015

    Many stadiums can lay claim to have a special place in the heart of a community, but few are as inextricably linked with the history, culture and identity of an entire nation as Dublin’s Croke Park.

  • Date: 
    31 July 2015

    Few sports have such a pressing need to maximise the non-event day use of assets as British racing, and few have been as active.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
3 August 2015

World Rugby has given itself a one-month window to reschedule matches at its 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan after Tokyo’s new National Stadium project was taken back to the drawing board.

  • Date: 
    3 August 2015

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to order new testing for disease-causing viruses in waters that will stage events during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, with organisers in the Brazilian city pledging to improve water quality ahead of next summer’s sporting spectacle.

  • Date: 
    3 August 2015

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced it will form a “comprehensive” code of ethics policy as it seeks to eliminate corruption in the national game.

  • Date: 
    3 August 2015

    South African businessman and former political prisoner Tokyo Sexwale is said to be considering running for the presidency of Fifa, world football’s governing body.

  • Date: 
    3 August 2015

    Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer has agreed a three-year commercial partnership with the Bundesliga, the top division of football in Germany.

  • Date: 
    3 August 2015

    Daily fantasy sports company DraftKings has moved to expand its presence in Major League Baseball by entering into partnerships with 27 of the North American league’s 30 teams.