The Josoor Institute was established in 2013 as the educational arm of Qatar’s World Cup 2022 organising committee, with a goal of securing a long-term dividend from that event by significantly boosting the country’s capacity to host major events. SportBusiness spoke with major stakeholders to discuss how it is working to secure that legacy, and their ambitions for Josoor’s future.
Philadelphia Union majority owner Jay Sugarman and Durant's business manager Rich Kleiman tell SportBusiness why Brooklyn Nets forward's investment in MLS team will be mutually beneficial and explain how the deal came about.
The Nordic football associations of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden have joined forces to launch a joint bid for Uefa Women’s Euro 2025 as they continue a longer-term pursuit of the 2027 Fifa Women’s Wor…
The International Olympic Committee has waded into the debate surrounding Fifa’s proposal to transform the men’s and women’s World Cups into biennial events by stating that it supports the calls for a…
France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has become the latest body to speak out against Fifa’s plans to transform the World Cup into a biennial tournament, stating the event must be “preserved and n…
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Tyler Tumminia, commissioner of the Premier Hockey Federation. Eric and Chris also discuss major ticketing-related deals involving SeatGeek and Vivid Seats, the backing of LeBron James’ The SpringHill Company by a group of top-tier investors, and the completion of Arctos Sports Partners’ $3bn (€2.59bn) investment fund.
ONE Esports, the offshoot of Asian mixed martial arts promotion ONE Championship, wants to bring the kind of high-quality storytelling around athletes and competitions that traditional sport has perfected over decades to the gaming industry.
David Rose, director of Chelsea FC’s new digital consumer products division, Chelsea Digital Ventures, tells SportBusiness how the unit is seeking to create new revenue streams and aggregate new customer datasets after launching three training, nutrition and health-related products in the last 18 months.
Jim Van Stone, Monumental’s president of business operations and chief commercial officer, speaks to SportBusiness about the strategy in becoming a first-mover in the NHL's landmark new commercial category.
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