Only a handful of the biggest sports events globally were insured for the Covid-19 interruption. Tommy Elliot of specialist events insurer Circles Group tells SportBusiness about the implications for sports properties, and for his own industry.
Regulation has limited the extent to which China’s sporting stars can capitalise on their sporting prowess via commercial deals. But recent rule changes by the General Administration of Sports offers new possibilities. Chen Yaolin investigates.
In the third of a trilogy of interviews with the Tokyo 2020 organising committee, SportBusiness speaks to Hideyo Hirata, head of the innovation promotion office and deputy executive director of technology services.
A two-year IPO freeze has hit Chinese sport companies, with numbers down and Wanda Sports’ listing a high-profile disappointment. How did ‘IPO fever’ fade, and will things change in 2020? Chen Yaolin reports.
The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) has conceded that its federations would be hit hard if this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo were to be cancelled, but has offered assurances t…
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has dismissed "speculation" about cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics and said his organisation would in early February publish its plans to counter…
The International Olympic Committee's executive board meets today (Wednesday) to discuss preparations for the Tokyo Olympics, but is not expected to consider cancelling the event amid increasing scrutiny…
The 2019 World Judo Championships in Tokyo will not only be the showcase event of the year in the sport; it will also provide a perfect launchpad for athletes, officials and fans ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games.
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