SportBusiness Staff

From its inception and first edition in Singapore in 2010, the Youth Olympic Games is now one of the most prestigious multi-sport games properties. However, the process of deciding who will stage the next editions is still designed to present as few barriers as possible to aspiring YOG hosts. Bidding cities are prevented from spending on advertising and there are restrictions on the number of new venues that can be included in any proposal.

Bid leader and Colombian minister of sport, Andres Botero Phiillipsbourne, shows some powerful images and explains why bidding host Medellin is the right fit for the 2018 Youth Olympics.

Wimbledon is more than a tennis grand slam but it's unique character has to be nurtured if it is to avoid being taken over by commercial interests. It is a line that CEO Richard Lewis treads with finesse and passion.

Australian Rugby Union (ARU) chief executive Bill Pulver tells SportBusiness why the 2013 British & Irish Lions tour will play a central role in turning around the body’s ailing financial fortunes. Includes chart "the Lions tour by numbers"

Russian gas giant, Gazprom has an image problem that it hopes sponsorship of football will help overcome. Its approach is a case study in using soft branding initiatives to spread its influence

National Basketball Association (NBA) player Jason Collins became the first in major US team sport to come out last month. But what affect it will have on both his on-court and off-court commercial value?

Ahead of the 2018 Youth Olympics host city elections, CEO of Event Scotland Paul Bush tells SportBusiness Group's editorial director, Kevin Roberts, why the 2018 Games would find a warm welcome in…

Ahead of the 2018 Youth Olympics host city elections, former Argentine rugby player Agustín Pichot explains to SportBusiness Group's editorial director, Kevin Roberts, why his bidding hometown Buenos Aires needs the Games to inspire its youth.

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In the sports broadcasting industry, you never have to wait too long before one of the world’s biggest sports properties announces a mega multi-million dollar TV deal.

David Gold speaks to Bernard Lapasset about his campaign for SportAccord presidency and his determination to stamp corruption out of sport.