The Olympics has always been a stage for nations to set out grand political ambitions, for better or worse. Tokyo 2020 will be no different, says Professor Simon Chadwick.
Sport was caught in the crossfire of the four-year feud between Qatar and Saudi Arabia that ended with an agreement between the Middle Eastern rivals this month. The peace deal raises intriguing prospects for cooperation and joint projects.
Simon Chadwick, director of the Centre for the Eurasian Sport Industry at the EM Lyon Business School, explores the role sport could play in the normalisation of relations between Israel and the Arab Gulf nations.
Simon Chadwick, director of Eurasian Sport at emlyon Business School France/China, outlines the pressures being felt in the sports industry as political tensions ratchet up between China, the West and others.
Professor Simon Chadwick, director of Eurasian Sport at emlyon Business School in Paris, explains why American private equity investor Silver Lake's $500m investment in City Football Group is a safe bet.