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Elisha Chauhan finds out why the organising committee for the 2014 South American Games in Santiago gave away most of its tickets for free.

UCI (International Cycling Union) ProTeamTrek Factory Racing was born in June 2013 when US manufacturer Trek Bicycle decided to step up from a sponsorship position to acquire the WorldTour racing licence for leading team RadioShack-Leopard-Trek. Trek’s decision to invest in its new team came at the height of the doping storm surrounding Lance Armstrong. Trek was a former sponsor of the Texan, and equipment provider to squads he rode for including US Postal and Team RadioShack.

Barry Wilner looks at how MGM Resorts International’s proposed multi-purpose arena in Las Vegas will herald a new area for Sin City’s sports scene.

Rally enthusiast Richard Bevan, the League Managers Association (LMA) CEO and former CEO of the English Professional Cricketers Association (PCA), was appointed chairman of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) late last year. He talks us through his sports industry career highs and lows.

Elisha Chauhan discovers why the Atlanta Braves have chosen to build their new stadium in the suburbs - the first time a Major League Baseball (MLB) team has done so since the turn of the millennium.

For the first time, NASCAR has become the majority owner and operator of a circuit, Iowa Speedway. Barry Wilner finds out what plans it has for the venue.

Elisha Chauhan asks the man behind the Caribbean’s new professional football league why the project will succeed where others in the past have struggled.

Tom Grilk, Boston Athletic Association (BAA) executive director, speaks to Elisha Chauhan as he prepares for the upcoming Boston Marathon and the first anniversary since the Boston Bombings.

Majority owner of new Major League Soccer (MLS) Orlando expansion franchise Orlando City Soccer Club, Brazilian entrepreneur Flavio Augusto da Silva, spoke exclusively to SportBusiness International this month about his plans for the team.

SportBusiness International editor Matt Cutler reports on the ground from Los Angeles in a huge week of sport for the city.

SportBusiness International editor Matt Cutler reports on the ground from Los Angeles in a huge week of sport for the city.

Bid leader and Colombian minister of sport, Andres Botero Phiillipsbourne, shows some powerful images and explains why bidding host Medellin is the right fit for the 2018 Youth Olympics.

Ahead of the 2018 Youth Olympics host city elections, former Argentine rugby player Agustín Pichot explains to SportBusiness Group's editorial director, Kevin Roberts, why his bidding hometown Buenos Aires needs the Games to inspire its youth.

In the sports broadcasting industry, you never have to wait too long before one of the world’s biggest sports properties announces a mega multi-million dollar TV deal.