Frank Dunne

BeIN Media Group, the Qatari broadcaster, has hit out angrily at media reports suggesting beIN Sports channels are being blacked out in the Middle East and North Africa as a consequence of the Saudi Arabia-led economic blockade of Qatar. Frank Dunne and Robin Jellis report. 

North American broadcasters would see viewing figures soar should a joint US, Canada and Mexico bid for the 2026 Fifa World Cup succeed. But, as Frank Dunne reports, it could also cost them dear.

What defines the strongest team identities in sport and is there a science to creating a compelling brand? In the third part of a three-part series, Frank Dunne takes a look at the Green Bay Packers NFL American football franchise.

What defines the strongest team identities in sport and is there a science to creating a compelling brand? In the first of a three-part series, Frank Dunne takes a look at German football club St. Pauli.

As Max Siegel concludes his fifth year as chief executive of USATF, he tells Frank Dunne how he turned the organisation around and the personal cost of doing so.

How the Bundesliga is putting quality above quantity in its digital and social media strategy.

The ‘Ndrangheta – the Calabrian mafia – has successfully infiltrated football in Italy. As Frank Dunne explains, some fear that its influence may now be spreading to Spain and beyond.

Following major recent developments at Bayern Munich and Manchester United, Frank Dunne explores the evolving landscape of football club channels.

Frank Dunne investigates how Lagardère’s bold investment in Africa is starting to reap rewards.

Jochen Lösch, the new chief executive of MP & Silva, tells Frank Dunne about the agency's ambitions and the abundant opportunities in Latin America and China

In-depth interview with Federico Smanio, head of digital and fan relations at Italian football's Lega Serie B, who explains the organisation's social media strategy, which is hindered by regulations preventing it from publishing match videos on social feeds.

Frank Dunne looks at the legal implications of the growing scandal surrounding sexual abuse at English football clubs.