Traditional sports teams are moving into esports in an attempt to broaden their reach and win new fans. In this video SportBusiness speaks to Team Dignitas, the Philadelphia 76ers and FC Schalke 04 to examine the trend.

Brexit and the election of Donald Trump suggest a world that is rejecting globalisation. But sport can provide a counterbalance and an antidote to an an increasingly inward looking planet, says Kevin Roberts.

Technology may be shaping the future of sport but SnapRapid CEO Russell Glenister thinks there is a deeply ingrained conservatism towards tech start-ups in European sports organisations.

Using SMG-Insight’s data, SportBusiness International look at how audiences for the English Premier League and Major League Soccer compare

Kevin Roberts speaks to Mexican football specialist Javier E. Altamirano to assess the health of league football in the region.

Kevin Roberts speaks to Major League Soccer expert Gary Hopkins, author of 'Star Spangled Soccer', to assess the health of football in the USA.

The Argentinian football leagues have undergone numerous format changes in recent years but the country still struggles to generate commercial revenues abroad. Kevin Roberts speaks to Martin Mazur to assess the health of the game in the region.

Despite having produced a record five-time world champion national team, league football in Brazil is still failing to fulfil its commercial potential. Kevin Roberts speaks to expert Jamil Chade to assess the health of football in Brazil.

Funding for a big-money Americas Champions league, contested by football clubs from North and South America, is likely to be announced next year, but the scale of the commercial and political challenge of bringing confederations, clubs and leagues into line has been recognised by the appointment of George Mitchell to the role. Kevin Roberts reports.

The Rio Olympics, the Paralympics and Euro 2016 were the inspiration for some of the most creative video marketing campaigns this year. SportBusiness International asked correspondents and experts from across the globe to nominate their favourites.

SportBusiness International speaks to a number of stakeholders from the esports industry and asks the following question: what will be the big trends in esports in 2017?

Which executives were responsible for the most innovative developments in sport in 2016? An expert panel of SportBusiness International judges have once again come up with their top 20 sports innovators.

In the Attention Economy of 2016, content is abundant; the scarce resource is people's time and attention. Media consultant Kevin Anderson investigates whether sport is losing the battle for viewer's attention and how it can address this.

Fifa is considering expanding the World Cup to feature up to 48 teams from 2026. We ask four stakeholders whether it would be wiser to stick with the existing number of finalists.

No expense has been spared on the new $300m stadium for Russian Premier League team FC Krasnodar, which includes a unique 360-degree screen around the arena. But why won’t it host any 2018 World Cup matches? Will Mann reports.

Digital replacement technology offers rights holders the ability to create additional advertising inventory and revenues. So why is Fifa unlikely to use the technology at Russia 2018? Matthew Glendinning investigates.

Adrian Pennington explores how linking up with technical services expert BAMTech will turbocharge multi-sport paid online services for ESPN and Eurosport.

Where the 2015 European Games in Baku were extravagant, the 2019 edition in Minsk plans to be frugal. Dominic Bliss asks whether the Belarussian capital can deliver the EOC’s flagship event on a shoestring.

A trade war with the US and an overheating economy could slow China’s aggressive expansion into the global sports market. Frank Dunne reports.

Michael Broughton is a partner with Sports Investment Partners LLP, a company that acts as a bridge between the worlds of commercial sport and financial investment.