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The ECB remains committed to bringing cricket to new audiences via its new competition, The Hundred. Ahead of its inaugural season, Matthew Williams speaks to the tournament's commercial director, Rob Calder and head of the women's Hundred, Beth Barrett-Wild.

Former NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL senior executive Andy Dolich discusses the state of the Olympic movement and the challenges it faces in the build up to the delayed Tokyo Olympics

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Nick Sakiewicz, National Lacrosse League commissioner. Eric and Chris also discuss the United States Supreme Court’s landmark antitrust ruling regarding American college sports, the National Football League’s bid to bring in outside investors for its media properties, and continued growth in the North American legal sports betting market.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has called on a conciliator in a bid to solve the bitter payment dispute that continues to engulf French football a week before the 2021-22 Ligue 1 season kicks off

Italian Serie A football club Juventus has signed a pre-underwriting agreement with a group of four Italian and international banks to support its planned capital increase of up to €400m ($475.6m).

The number of subscribers internationally to pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus increased to 22.13 million for the first half of 2021, with 8.91 million of these in mainland France

Company reports 19 per cent revenue growth during the second quarter

Private equity houses have been examining a host of league investment opportunities across European football with Serie A, Bundesliga and La Liga all reported to be examining the idea of selling stakes…

As Serie A weighs up six proposals from private investors, Ben Marlow, managing director, Asia Pacific, for football consultancy firm 21st Club, explains the sudden interest in the league and tells editorial…

In part 2 of our cricket roundtable interview with Clare Connor, managing director of Women's cricket at the ECB, Jake Lush McCrum, chief operations officer for the Rajasthan Royals and Richard Gould,…

Sky, the Comcast-owned European pay-television broadcaster, has reported a 28-per-cent increase in second quarter-revenues to $5.22bn (€4.3

A court in Switzerland has rejected Fifa’s request to reopen an investigation into its former president Sepp Blatter over a case relating to a 2005 media-rights deal struck with the Caribbean Football U…

Company chairman and CEO touts organic growth across multiple operating units

Speaking ahead of surfing’s Olympic bow in Tokyo this week, Fernando Aguerre, the president of the International Surfing Association (ISA), has repeated his call for sports that appear at consecutive G…

Mediapro, the international broadcast production group and rights agency, claims to have “recovered quickly from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic” after reporting revenues of €669m ($795.2m) i

World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin has said the global federation has opened talks with private equity houses as it seeks investment to fund the international growth of the sport and capitalise on…

Wolverhampton Wanderers has agreed a wide-ranging tie-up with Evil Geniuses through which the English Premier League football club’s owner, Chinese conglomerate Fosun, has acquired a minority stake in t…

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Bill Daly, National Hockey League deputy commissioner. Eric and Chris also discuss potential historic changes in the business of tennis, the ongoing development of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and recent encouraging news for NBCUniversal regarding both the Tokyo Olympics and Super Bowl LVI.

Catherine Forshaw, solicitor at independent law firm Brabners, examines the legal implications for event organisers of Osaka’s decision not to do press during the recent Roland Garros tournament and her subsequent withdrawal citing mental health issues

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Mark Tatum, National Basketball Association deputy commissioner and chief operating officer. Eric and Chris also discuss the National Football League’s developing plans in Germany, Major League Baseball’s rising on-field integrity and competition issues, heightened activity in the global data market, and recommended expansion for the College Football Playoff.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Kenny Gersh, Major League Baseball executive vice president of business development. Eric and Chris also discuss the recent earnings report for Endeavor and the company’s new hospitality deal with the International Olympic Committee, the return of the United States Football League, and a major funding round for the Premier Lacrosse League.