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I had the good fortune to be in Boston when the USOC (United States Olympic Committee) selected the city as its bid city for the 2024 Olympic Games. The majority of the people present, many with significant Olympic experience, were genuinely surprised; the common “wisdom” was that either Los Angeles or San Francisco were more likely selections.

  • 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.

  • Date: 
    1 February 2015

    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.

  • 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.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
28 January 2015

Former Olympic pole vault champion Sergey Bubka today (Wednesday) confirmed he will stand for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), settling up a duel with another of the sport’s all-time greats - Lord Sebastian Coe.