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A look at the new wave of Chinese sponsors following in the footsteps of their Korean counterparts by investing in sport.

  • Date: 
    14 November 2014

    Once a close confidante of Sepp Blatter, former diplomat Jérôme Champagne is now a challenger to his FIFA presidency. Matt Cutler travelled to Zurich to speak to him, and here’s a taster of what he said.

  • Date: 
    5 November 2014

    MLS (Major League Soccer) is undergoing an image makeover in an attempt to unite their fast-growing competition.  

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    The English Premier League looks set for another bumper increase when it sells its domestic broadcast rights next year. But what strategies are currently being discussed to try and replicate that kind of increase in the other big four European football leagues? Frank Dunne, Editor of TV Sports Markets, asked the decision-makers in Spanish, French, German and Dutch football at last month’s SPORTELMonaco.

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    Complementing Dubai Sports City is the Hamdan Sports Complex, another world-class and spectacularly flexible sports venue completed in 2010 at a cost of over $300 million.

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    The privately-financed Dubai Sports City development, which comprises an array of top-level sports facilities and a significant residential element, is the place where the two distinct, but inevitably linked, facets of sport in the emirate come together.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
20 November 2014

The addition of Argentine and Japanese franchises to the Super Rugby pan-regional club competition was officially confirmed today (Thursday), with Tokyo set to share hosting rights to the latter team with Singapore.

  • Date: 
    20 November 2014

    Abu Dhabi Sports Management has struck a new multi-year deal with Formula One to continue hosting a round of the motor-racing championship in the United Arab Emirates beyond 2016.

  • Date: 
    20 November 2014

    The Association of Tennis Professionals has confirmed Geneva will take the spot on its ATP World Tour vacated by Dusseldorf from 2015. 

  • Date: 
    20 November 2014

    Scottish Premiership champion Celtic is set to create a first in the football market after agreeing a partnership that will allow fans to access in-play betting via the club’s Wi-Fi app.

  • Date: 
    20 November 2014

    Pan-regional broadcaster Eurosport has signed a long-term agreement with the Infront Sports & Media agency to consolidate its extensive portfolio of winter sports events through to the 2020-21 season.

  • Date: 
    20 November 2014

    Dutch state-owned banking group ABN Amro has been announced as Eredivisie football club Ajax’s new ‘Partner of the Future’.