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Former England captain Nigel Melville was advised rugby union would never be popular in the United States. However, the USA Rugby Chief Executive told Rob Ridley that the growth curve is now starting to defy all expectations.

  • Date: 
    1 February 2015

    Andrea Radrizzani, co-founder of MP & Silva, has witnessed his company grow to become the number-one agency in sports media-rights distribution in the space of a decade. But now he has taken a more hands-off role within the company, and is looking further afield at strategic projects in the sports media space. He spoke to Matt Cutler.

  • This week's SportBusiness International One-to-One podcast features Oliver Weingarten, General Secretary of Formula E Teams' Association.

  • Date: 
    16 January 2015

    Fantasy sports operators such as football platform Mondogoal are looking to create a culture of daily fantasy sport in Europe. Matt Cutler reports.

  • This week's SportBusiness International One-to-One podcast features MP & Silva co-founder Andrea Radrizzani.

  • Date: 
    1 December 2014

    The SportBusiness International Sports Innovator of the Year recognises the sports executives who have made the most original business decisions throughout the past 12 months.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
26 January 2015

North American ice hockey league the NHL has confirmed the World Cup of Hockey tournament will be resurrected in 2016, with the event’s return set to be hosted in the Canadian city of Toronto.

  • Date: 
    26 January 2015

    American football league the NFL has signed a partnership with YouTube creating an official channel for the organisation on the video-sharing platform.

  • Date: 
    26 January 2015

    SuperSport, the pay-television broadcaster that operates in Sub-Saharan Africa, has sealed a renewed five-year deal for the exclusive media rights to the Superbike World Championship motorcycling series in the region.

  • Date: 
    26 January 2015

    Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) president Dmitry Chernyshenko is keen to lower the salary cap for the pan-European ice hockey league as its clubs feel the effects of Russia’s economic problems.

  • Date: 
    26 January 2015

    Luxury watch brand Rolex has signed a multi-year extension to its long-standing title sponsorship agreement with Daytona International Speedway for the annual 24 At Daytona endurance race.

  • Date: 
    26 January 2015

    Japanese IT services company NEC has opted to extend its title sponsorship of the International Tennis Federation’s Wheelchair Tennis Masters tournament.