Covid-19: All our latest coverage on the impact to the global sports industry

This year's Men's T20 World Cup, which starts next week in Oman, will mostly take place in stadiums open to fans at around 70-per-cent capacity

Spanish LaLiga club FC Barcelona has confirmed a loss of €481m ($558.6

The National Rugby League has today (Thursday) been forced into scaling back capacity for Sunday’s Grand Final at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium by 25 per cent due to a Covid-19 outbreak in Queensland, and…

The Local Organising Committee for the 2022 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing has declared that only domestic citizens will be permitted to attend the two events, while stricter rules will…

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In the latest video interview from SportBusiness, ATP chairman, Andrea Gaudenzi, speaks to Europe editor Ben Cronin about plans to resume the international tennis tour in August and his vision to centralise…

Bruno Marty, senior vice-president of the ProSports unit at Infront, discusses the impact of  sport's Covid-19 induced liquidity crisis,  how properties can emerge stronger, the role of private equity i…

LeagueApps president Jeremy Goldberg and Gators Baseball Academy partner Joe Lopez speak to SportBusiness US Editor Eric Fisher on the state of the $19bn American youth sports industry amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The second of a two-part series.

LeagueApps president Jeremy Goldberg and Gators Baseball Academy partner Joe Lopez speak to SportBusiness US Editor Eric Fisher on the state of the $19bn American youth sports industry amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The first of a two-part series.

League, Buccaneers welcome high-energy crowd to Raymond James Stadium

The Asian Youth Games, due to take place in Shantou, China, in November, has been postponed by a year due to the pandemic

The Japan Football Association has elected to drop its hosting rights to this year’s Fifa Club World Cup amid the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions in the country, according to Kyodo News.

Tretter advocates for sharp increase in monitoring for vaccinated players

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Having led sponsorships for major B2C and B2B brands in the US, Jared Melzer shares his perspectives around sponsorships and Black Lives Matter

Mohit Lalvani, founder and CEO of 1 Play Sports, the Singapore-based sports streaming services provider, identifies a potentially valuable avenue for sponsorship during the pandemic, that may resonate with the public and governments

In the second part of a two-part interview, the Football Australia commercial head Tom Rischbieth and comms head Peter Filopoulos discuss the landmark domestic media-rights deal with 10 ViacomCBS and the fed's global outlook.

Despite the challenges, Tokyo 2020 delivered on the Olympic promise of uniting people around the world through sport, says Kathryn Rhodes associate director, business development, at CSM Asia.

With a curtailed Tokyo Olympics about to begin, it is clear there is a long road ahead out of the pandemic for the Asia-Pacific sports industry. Some admirable qualities traditionally associated with Japan could prove valuable along the way.

Luca Massaro, CEO of performance marketing agency WePlay, offers five marketing steps that will encourage fans back into stadiums once lockdown restrictions ease

Paul Hastings LLP attorney James "Bo" Pearl and law student Anna Alvarado explore the legal landscape around teams requiring Covid-19 vaccines to attend live events

Now is the time for rights-holders and cities to make the case for hosting sports events again, argues Lars Haue-Pedersen, head of BCW Sports

There is an expectation that sponsorship sales at premium sports properties tend to be more resilient during economic crises. Matthew Glendinning looks at whether big really has proven best during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Irish athlete Caradh O'Donovan says many athletes have not had appropriate training and qualification opportunities for this year's Olympics, and should have had a bigger say in the organisation of the postponed event

Cricket Australia's interim CEO Nick Hockley explains how his organisation had to adapt in order to deliver a full season of cricket in 2020-21. Kevin McCullagh reports.

After going a full year without being able to sell any tickets, MLB clubs are embracing the restart of fan attendance in local markets. Eric Fisher reports.

It took the NHL just a matter of seconds before deciding that Lake Tahoe would be the ideal spot for an outdoor tentpole event. The logistical challenges, however, have been significant, explains NHL chief content officer Steve Mayer.

National Lacrosse League commissioner Nick Sakiewicz explains why the league is continuing to halt its play amid the Covid-19 pandemic and is instead preparing to return in the fall.

A panel of AI experts attempted to demystify machine learning at a recent session of the ‘Access Innovation’ coaching series. Rebecca Hopkins summarises the takeaways from the event.

Charlotte FC president Nick Kelly speaks to SportBusiness about the strategy behind 'Welcome To The Team' and the measures being taken to maintain the integrity of the MLS roster-building process.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Tyler Tumminia, commissioner of the Premier Hockey Federation. Eric and Chris also discuss major ticketing-related deals involving SeatGeek and Vivid Seats, the backing of LeBron James’ The SpringHill Company by a group of top-tier investors, and the completion of Arctos Sports Partners’ $3bn (€2.59bn) investment fund.