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Experts in commercial landscape of Formula One met at SportBusiness International headquarters last month to debate the real extent to which stakeholders in the sport are achieving ROI. Will Formula E be competitive to Formula One? Is the sponsorship proposition as attractive to brands as it has been in the past? And who should replace Bernie Ecclestone when he leaves the sport? All of this, and more, was discussed in depth.

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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.
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    1 September 2014

    Elisha Chauhan selected 10 of the most influential people in the New Zealand sports industry, and explains how they are each playing a significant role shaping the business.

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    1 September 2014

    Elisha Chauhan looks at four of New Zealand’s leading sports venues, their unique selling points and how scheduled improvements could affect their hosting future.

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    1 September 2014

    New Zealand is known on the international sporting scene as the king of rugby union, and the All Blacks have a portfolio of global sponsors to reflects that. But which other Kiwi properties provide opportunities for brands, and what is driving that?

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    1 September 2014

    New players in the domestic broadcast landscape during the last 18 months have created a vibrant sports rights market in New Zealand, and major rights-holders have taken advantage.

Daily news summaries

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12 September 2014

English Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur has denied reports that it is in takeover discussions with Cain Hoy Enterprises, despite having admitted to meeting with representatives from the US private investment company.

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    12 September 2014

    Formula One will run its equal longest schedule in 2015, with the Mexican Grand Prix handed a date of November 1 on the 20-race calendar for its return to the motor racing series.

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    12 September 2014

    Hamburg Senator Michael Neumann has confirmed that if the city’s bid to become Germany’s choice for a run at the 2024 summer Olympics fails, it will submit a bid for the 2028 Games.

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    12 September 2014

    Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke expects the German Bundesliga football club to be debt free by the end of this year after it completed a €114m ($147m) capital increase on Wednesday.

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    12 September 2014

    Swiss private banking group Julius Baer has reached a deal to become the exclusive global partner of the Formula E Championship, the new electric motor racing series which launches in Beijing, China this weekend.

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    12 September 2014

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of pay-television broadcasters Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia by UK pay-television company BSkyB.