David Svenson

Using SMG-Insight’s data, SportBusiness International look at how audiences for the English Premier League and Major League Soccer compare

Kevin Roberts speaks to Mexican football specialist Javier E. Altamirano to assess the health of league football in the region.

Kevin Roberts speaks to Major League Soccer expert Gary Hopkins, author of 'Star Spangled Soccer', to assess the health of football in the USA.

The Argentinian football leagues have undergone numerous format changes in recent years but the country still struggles to generate commercial revenues abroad. Kevin Roberts speaks to Martin Mazur to assess the health of the game in the region.

Despite having produced a record five-time world champion national team, league football in Brazil is still failing to fulfil its commercial potential. Kevin Roberts speaks to expert Jamil Chade to assess the health of football in Brazil.

Funding for a big-money Americas Champions league, contested by football clubs from North and South America, is likely to be announced next year, but the scale of the commercial and political challenge of bringing confederations, clubs and leagues into line has been recognised by the appointment of George Mitchell to the role. Kevin Roberts reports.

SportBusiness International speaks to a number of stakeholders from the esports industry and asks the following question: what will be the big trends in esports in 2017?

No expense has been spared on the new $300m stadium for Russian Premier League team FC Krasnodar, which includes a unique 360-degree screen around the arena. But why won’t it host any 2018 World Cup matches? Will Mann reports.

Digital replacement technology offers rights holders the ability to create additional advertising inventory and revenues. So why is Fifa unlikely to use the technology at Russia 2018? Matthew Glendinning investigates.

Adrian Pennington explores how linking up with technical services expert BAMTech will turbocharge multi-sport paid online services for ESPN and Eurosport.

Heath Harvey’s career journey has taken him through a series of unique opportunities and challenges. Kevin Roberts finds out how he is bringing his experience to bear at Saracens Rugby club.

Seniors sport is big business as fans clamour to see retired stars from yesteryear. John Duerden asks whether the business dynamics change when the product is all about nostalgia.

Mixed Martial Arts has shown such a phenomenal growth since its contemporary inception in the 90's that it is easy to forget its professional rules are no older than iTunes. Produced in association with IMMAF.

Richard Welbirg reports on his five takeaways from two days at the All That Matters conference in Singapore. The conference included two panel discussions on the best way to do business in China and India.

IMG Media’s Hillary Mandel has an appetite for some of sport’s most lucrative deals. She caught up with James Emmett to chew the fat over the evolution of the influential agency.

Securing live linear TV coverage for youth and women’s events is impossible for most governing bodies. However, Fiba is proving that you can build audiences for grassroots events in a cost-effective way on social media. Frank Dunne reports.

Previously the unchallenged force in global gambling, horse racing has come under pressure recently as punters move to in-play betting on other sports. Ryan Herman looks at how the sport is fighting back in the UK, US and France.

Twitter has invested in multiple sports-rights deals ahead of the new season in the hope that the sport/conversation mix will kick-start a new period of growth and engagement for the platform. Frank Dunne talks to industry experts about the prospects for Twitter’s great sporting experiment.

Chile is renowned as one of the most stable and economically sophisticated countries in Latin America, but does such a reputation translate to the country's sports industry? SportBusiness International reports.

CHILE HAS A RELATIVELY small population in comparison with some of its Latin American neighbours, but about 78 per cent of them – or 14 million – are online, according to IWS.