Elisha Chauhan looks at whether the AFC (Asian Football Confederation)’s decision to expand the number of teams in its Asian Cup will affect the event’s commercial attraction.
Legacy is one of the first words mentioned when any new major sporting facility is built. Elisha Chauhan finds out what Sport Singapore’s plans are to ensure the Sports Hub will have a lasting positive effect for the city-state and its people.
Who will be using the Sports Hub and what type of major events will be held there? Elisha Chauhan spoke to the venue’s operators to find out.
A growing number of Chinese-built football stadia have popped up across Africa over the last decade, as a result of strong diplomatic and trade relations between the two regions. But are they just simply a new breed of white elephants? Elisha Chauhan investigates.
How do you build and maintain a social media presence in a market that lacks YouTube, Facebook and Twitter? We assess the European football elite's recent successes in China.
Kevin Roberts (Editorial Director, SportBusiness Group) went to Ashgabat in Turkmenistan in November 2013 to find out why it is one of the new kids on the block.
In 2012, the number of tourists visiting Malaysia rose to more than 25 million, a year-on-year increase of four per cent.
Bringing major international sport to the region has played a central role in the country's tourism strategy, and the hosting of events such as Formula One and MotoGP grands prix and ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) and WTA (Women's Tennis Association) tournaments has made Malaysia an important destination for rights-holders looking to establish a presence on the Asian continent.
In an exclusive interview with SportBusiness Group editorial director Kevin Roberts at the 2013 SportAccord International Convention in St. Petersburg, Tony Nagamaiah, general manager of Malaysia Major Events, explains the country's ambitions to become the premier destination for international sports events in Asia.