The NFL employed Chinese-Canadian superstar Kris Wu as an ambassador in its latest attempt to cultivate audiences in China. Mark Dreyer examines the thinking behind the move and looks at historical attempts by the league to build audiences in the country.
Plans are afoot for an NFL (National Football League) developmental league. Barry Wilner explains how it could work, and why it could be a watershed for a variety of stakeholders in north America’s sports industry.
At its zenith, Tough Mudder posted a $10m profit, but the company now finds itself subject to bankruptcy proceedings in the US. Ben Cronin asks how it got to this point and whether a likely sale to rival Spartan can save it.
The appointment of adidas’ former director of global marketing Robin McCammon to the role of chief commercial officer at UK-based esports organisation Excel Esports, announced in January, appeared to b…
Lausanne is home to dozens of sports organisations but, until recently, its event-hosting capabilities and ambitions have been relatively modest. How will the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games change the landscape? Bradley Rial reports.