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The value in broadcast rights is almost exclusively in live coverage, so is sport’s proposed crackdown against Vine over-the-top?

  • Date: 
    1 October 2014

    Match-fixing has overtaken doping as the biggest threat to the integrity of sport at the highest level, however many believe governing bodies have buried their heads in the sand for too long over the issue. Rory Squires spoke to several people who have been involved in match-fixing, both on the pitch and in the fight against it, to find out what sports authorities have to do to finally eradicate the cancer once and for all.

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    1 October 2014

    Hired for his regional expertise in the sports broadcast space, Asian Tour CEO Mike Kerr has brought a fresh perspective to an organisation he believes is perfectly placed to benefit from golf’s shift of influence eastwards. He spoke to Matt Cutler.

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    1 October 2014

    European club rugby union enters a new era this month with the launch of two competitions. But should organisers be concerned about their sparse sponsorship portfolios? Kevin Roberts reports.

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    1 October 2014

    The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF)’s newly-appointed CEO Chris Welton describes how he went from practising law to taking the reins of the IOC (International Olympic Committee)’s sponsorship programme.

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    1 September 2014
    On September 19, UEFA will decide which 13 cities across Europe host Euro 2020. SportBusiness International Deputy Editor Owen Evans met UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino to get his take on the opportunities and challenges for the new event set-up.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
1 October 2014

Rugby union’s world governing body the International Rugby Board (IRB) has unveiled a record investment programme for 2014, the second year of its current four-year funding cycle, despite recording a planned operating loss in 2013.

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    1 October 2014

    The European Commission (EC) has today (Wednesday) ruled that state aid granted to developers at German motorsport venue the Nuerburgring breached European Union (EU) regulations and must be paid back.

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    1 October 2014

    Major League Soccer (MLS) is poised to announce the formation of a new Los Angeles franchise that will replace the beleaguered Chivas USA team and whose investors will include Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Peter Guber and Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan, according to the Sports Illustrated website.

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    1 October 2014

    The Mercedes Formula One motor racing team has confirmed a sponsorship deal with German fashion brand Hugo Boss.

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    1 October 2014

    Italian Serie A football club Inter Milan has agreed an extension to its sponsorship deal with German financial services company Deutsche Bank.

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    1 October 2014

    Chemical products manufacturing company Henkel has struck a deal with the French National Rugby League to become a sponsor of the French Top 14 premier domestic club rugby union division.