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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.

  • Gian-Franco Kasper is the man tasked with saving SportAccord from Olympic oblivion after ex-president Marius Vizer alienated the union of sports federations from the large parts of the sports industry.

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    1 July 2015

    Getting more women into sport’s major boardrooms: are quotas really the answer?

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton has overseen dramatic change in just four months of stewardship of the Discovery-owned broadcaster. Matt Cutler travelled to Paris to ask him about the future ambitions of the company.

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    The US Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into corruption in football is unprecedented and has presented the sports marketing industry with a number of complicated questions. We canvassed industry insiders to try to answer five of the most pressing questions.

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    Frank Dunne asks Riccardo Silva, sports media rights entrepreneur and co-founder of new NASL (North American Soccer League) franchise Miami FC, about his fight to take on Brand Beckham.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
30 July 2015

The bid teams from Almaty and Beijing have made their final cases for selection as the destination for the 2022 winter Olympic Games, as the rocky road towards the assignment of the host city rights comes to an end tomorrow (Friday).

  • Date: 
    30 July 2015

    The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) today (Thursday) said that its member federations could have significantly enhanced roles in the preparation and delivery of the Olympic Games and its respective sport events as soon as the 2020 event in Tokyo.

  • Date: 
    30 July 2015

    Adam Silver, commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), has hinted that the organisation could stage regular-season games in Africa, ahead of the North American league’s first game on the continent this weekend.

  • Date: 
    30 July 2015

    The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has announced a comprehensive set of reforms intended to tackle the corruption problems that have plagued the organisation.

  • Date: 
    30 July 2015

    Telcos Orange and Vodafone have become the first two operators in the Spanish market to sublicense LaLiga content in the 2015-16 season from rival firm Telefónica, while public-service broadcaster TVE has agreed a deal for highlights rights.

  • Date: 
    30 July 2015

    Home improvement and garden products retailer Bauhaus has renewed its association with the European Handball Federation’s national team championships for their 2016 editions.