SportBusiness Staff

Beijing's victory came seven years after it lost to Sydney by two votes in the election for the 2000 Olympics.

London’s hopes of staging the 2012 Olympic Games were enhanced after Beijing was chosen to host the 2008 games.

Vote totals from Friday's balloting to pick the host city for the 2008 Olympics:

The Dalai Lama's Tibetan government-in-exile slammed the choice of Beijing as the venue for the 2008 Olympics on Friday and said it would encourage repression in China. has been re-designed in conjunction with the new-look SportBusiness International, our monthly flagship publication – bringing you the biggest breaking news from around the globe.

The future for a new Wembley Stadium looks bleak after it became clear the UK government is unlikely to support a new major national stadium in London.

World soccer’s ruling body FIFA has snapped up the rights to the official films of all the World Cups from 1954 through to 1990, can reveal.

Charmaine Crooks, a former Olympic middle-distance runner, resigned abruptly from the IOC's ethics commission on Friday in a dispute over her role in Toronto's bid for the 2008 Games.

Shares in Leicester City dropped 14.4 percent to 50.5p after the Premier League soccer club announced that a takeover approach had come to nothing.

International sports leaders like to pretend to others, if not themselves, that sport is blissfully removed from politics.

The following profiles show the strengths and weaknesses of the five candidates seeking to take over from Juan Antonio Samaranch when he retires after 21 years in charge of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in July.

USA Network’s coverage of Wednesday’s US Open quarter final between Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi defeated the premiere of CBS's reality show “The Amazing Race” in ratings for New York DMA TV homes.