Three-times World Series winners the San Francisco Giants are turning property developers with the Mission Rock mixed-use development across the way from their Oracle Park home. Barry M. Bloom examines a project 15 years in the making.
IPO prospectus for parent company of the Infront agency and Ironman triathlon operator reveals strategy to focus on mass participation in China and predictions for the growth of the Chinese sports sector.
The Campeonato Brasileiro Série A will be the only major football league in the world without international, local-language distribution in 2019. Callum McCarthy looks at why Brazilian club football lags behind its European counterparts.
The United States Tennis Association's successful bid to host the inaugural Fortnite World Cup finals at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, is part of a wider strategy to introduce the refurbished facility to a new and younger audience. Story by Bob Williams.
The National Women's Soccer League will make a concerted effort to ride the wave of this summer's Women's World Cup, with interest in the league and its players expected to spike during and after the tournament. Bob Williams looks at how the league aims to maintain this momentum.
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One of the most tradition-bound of US sports is facing unprecedented change in the wake of outdated facilities, emerging technology, and the accelerated need to find new and younger fans.
Faced with their own lofty expectations, following last year's no-show by the US men's team and now embroiled in a legal challenge regarding pay equity, the American women's squad arrives to the 2019 Fifa Women's Cup with much on their shoulders. Randy Williams reports.
Few would argue against the fact that there is growing momentum behind women’s sports, both in media and commercial terms, but when will we be able to reach a stage where they are financially self-sustainable?
The first Sports Decision Makers Summit – from SportBusiness and Sportel – was held at the W South Beach in Miami over 6-7 May. After the event, our moderators shared the most interesting learnings they took home.
Many European football clubs are aiming to convert their large Chinese fanbases into significant new revenue streams. However, they must adapt to this complex market in order to capitalise on its huge potential. Jonathan Dyson reports from Shanghai.
Mexico City’s established sports strategy is in a period of transition following political upheaval. Bradley Rial investigates.
Baseball starts push into the continent with its biggest and most historic rivalry: the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. Story by Eric Fisher.
Hans Erik Tuijt, director global sponsorships, Heineken, speaks to Ben Cronin about the brand’s 25-year association with the Uefa Champions League and how it plans to activate its rights at this year’s final in Madrid.
The Fifa Master at the Switzerland-based International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) placed third in the 2019 rankings, the first non-US course to finish in the top three since winning the rankings itself…
SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings 2019 | NYU’s MS in Global Sport prepares graduates for the next generation of sport
New York University’s Vince Gennaro, associate dean and clinical associate professor of the Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport, tells Adam Nelson how the school’s new MS in Global Sport wil…
SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings 2019 | An academic track record: The growth of postgraduate sport business courses in the UK
While the SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings tend to be dominated by schools from North America and continental Europe, those in the UK are growing in both number and quality
Ohio University’s Master of Sports Administration programme balances tradition with innovation O
SportBusiness’ postgraduate course rankings is back for another year.
Top online course: Ohio University’s Professional Master of Sport Administration programme offers an alternate route to a top postgraduate degree 20
SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings 2019 | Part of the club: Why Real Madrid and Valencia are investing in sport business education
Spanish football giants Real Madrid and Valencia have both dedicated significant resources in recent years toward partnerships with local educational institutions, helping to educate the next generation…