Ben Cronin

Ben Cronin asks Everton's director of risk & governance Paul McNicholas; Kyle Cockett, senior insight manager; and the club's first data protection officer Ian Garratt about its strategies regarding how it uses fan data.

New league will feature champion cricket clubs from across Europe European refugee crisis has created micro-communities of underserved cricket fans

Women’s World Cup currently has two-tier sponsorship model Global Partner tier includes sponsorship rights to all Fifa events

As new technology has opened new methods of media distribution, stakeholders from across the sports feeding chain have set out to establish themselves as media businesses

Ahead of the fourth round of the Formula E season in Mexico, James Barclay, team director, Jaguar Racing, gave a manufacturer’s take on why the electric motor racing series is proving so appealing to car brands and non-endemic sponsors.

Ben Morel took over as chief executive of the Six Nations in November last year with a clear remit.

Drop in advertising against football unlikely to impact media-rights income Value of shirt and LED inventory could increase Exemption likely to drive horse racing media-rights revenue

• Wizards District Gaming planning match against West Ham esports team • Activations scheduled with global partner Alibaba • Back home, NBC telecast prepares US audiences for in-play betting When

• Football Leaks investigation suggests 16 clubs sharing plans for a European Super League • But European Club Association and Uefa show united front in the face of allegations • S

• Gfinity will host and film the inaugural ePremier League in its Fulham esports arena • Cook says European Super League in football would be “a natural evolution” • Time

• Japanese NBA player Yuta Watanabe outsells LeBron James in NBA Japan stores • Acquisition of Majestic has helped develop relationships with Japanese baseball teams • 1

• Event promises to provide a platform for female drivers to succeed in F1 • Series will underwrite costs of all the drivers • S

• Ambition to create licensing programme set out in Agenda 2020 • Organisation creates three categories to trade on heritage, iconography and values of the Olympics • L

What impact has the sports betting repeal had on you? It's had a major impact in the sense that it's really spearheaded a lot of our efforts with regard to our entire interactive platform

Sportradar is well-positioned to take advantage of the legalisation of sports betting in the USA and has advised gaming operators, regulators and leagues about the repeal of PASPA. Ben Cronin talks to Matteo Monteverdi, president at Sportradar USA, about the opportunities for rights-holders.

Angela Ruggiero, chief executive and founder of the Sports Innovation Lab, and former Olympic gold medallist spoke at the recent SportBusiness Summit in Miami about the impact of sports betting on athletes and the technology sector.

Hewlett Packard Enterprises uses supplier partnership to reposition itself as a data analytics and IoT enterprise Wireless network allows organisers to harvest crowd behaviour data

The late Fiba secretary general Patrick Baumann laid down a challenge to make basketball the most popular sport in the world at the Fiba World Basketball Summit in Xi’an, China. The way brands, media companies and major stakeholders responded to his call at the conference was a tribute to his collaborative approach. SportBusiness Professional reports from the event

NBA China currently maintains relationships with 17 sponsors Partners a combination of Chinese organisations and multinational companies looking for exposure in the country