Liverpool FC’s legal dispute with New Balance has provided unprecedented insights into the minutiae of a modern Premier League kit supplier agreement. Ben Cronin looks at some of the details from the case and examines what they say about the club and the brands involved.
Athlete activism has continued to chip away at the edifice of centralised marketing in recent weeks as the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) and the British Olympic Association became…
Agag’s political skills make way for Reigle’s audience acumen as Formula E tries to build on first ever profit
Former Manchester United executive Jamie Reigle replaced Alejandro Agag as the chief executive of Formula E this September with the Spaniard becoming the chairman of the electric racing series. The pair tell SportBusiness about their plans for the motorsport in their first joint interview since the leadership restructure.
Health insurance provider Vitality has developed a reputation for promoting participation and inclusivity in sport through its extensive sports sponsorship portfolio. Chrissy Fice, brand director for Vitality UK, explains the company’s sponsorship strategy.
Sportradar contends that Genius Sport's exclusive supplier deal with Football DataCo, the data rights-holder for the English Premier League, EFL and Scottish Football League is anti-competitive. Ben Cronin examines the dispute and asks what it means for the way rights-holders tender their data contracts.
Is sports data 'ownable' and can it be treated to same protections from piracy as sports media rights? Ben Cronin thinks the dispute between Sportradar and Genius Sports will influence the way the US major leagues take their data rights to market
British horse racing needs ‘collaborative approach’ to overcome decline in media and betting revenues
With a decline in media and betting revenues associated with the closure of multiple retail bookmakers on the cards, Ben Cronin looks at how senior stakeholders in British horse racing will react to this threat.
Surrey County Cricket Club has seen a surge in ticket sales thanks to England’s victory in the ICC Cricket World Cup and a new family zone at the Kia Oval. Chief executive Richard Gould talks to Ben Cronin about the club's commercial successes and offers his take on the ECB Hundred.
SailGP, the nation-versus-nation sailing league pioneered by Kiwi yachtsman Sir Russell Coutts and Oracle founder and chief executive Larry Ellison, made its British debut during Cowes week. SportBusiness spoke to Coutts after the event
The IAAF has renegotiated a controversial contract with Dentsu agreed by its former president Lamine Diack. SportBusiness has seen a copy of the agreement and a letter from the IAAF's lawyer in which he describes some of the 'unusual provisions'. Ben Cronin reports.
IMG Licensing says it has secured contracts with 25 Japanese licensees and 21 global licensees for this year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan. Ben Cronin reports.
Tom Hill, chief commercial officer, World Rugby speaks exclusively to SportBusiness about the commercial programme for the 2019 World Cup in Japan