Euroleague Basketball’s quest to become the real European super league
Euroleague Basketball's revenue has more than doubled over the past three seasons, and it's now expanding the competition across western Europe, Callum McCarthy delves into how the plan is being put into action.
The new, stripped-down Euroleague will offer permanent places to the continent’s top teams in an attempt to create a sustainable business model. But it faces challenges. Having spoken to Fiba’s Patrick Baumann last month, Frank Dunne asks Euroleague Basketball CEO Jordi Bertomeu and IMG president Ioris Francini to state their case.
The New York Knicks has appointed marketing agency Translation to create a new brand image for the team and help it reconnect with its fanbase after coming bottom of the table for the 2018-19 season and…
Brooklyn Nets owner Joseph Tsai has expressed his desire for Chinese state broadcaster CCTV to resume its coverage of the NBA basketball league amid the continued fallout caused by a tweet sent last year…
Regulation has limited the extent to which China’s sporting stars can capitalise on their sporting prowess via commercial deals. But recent rule changes by the General Administration of Sports offers new possibilities. Chen Yaolin investigates.
Malaysia’s football clubs are to be formally privatised this year, but the journey from state support to self-sufficiency looks fraught, with questions over the future of broadcasting and sponsorship revenues. John Duerden takes a closer look.