SportBusiness International

Analysis and insight for the global sports business


1 Jun 2015

The contest to host the 2022 winter Olympic Games may be a two-horse race, but promises to be one of the most fascinating ever. Kevin Roberts explains why, examining the background to the bidding battle and detailing each candidate through the eyes of its bid leader.

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24 Mar 2014

As the balance of global economic power has begun to shift eastwards, to the emerging economies of China, India and the resource-rich states of the Gulf, the event hosting market has begun to follow the money too. That is the received wisdom, anyway – but what exactly is the reality? Is this movement apparent across all sports sectors? How fast is the pace of change? And what are the implications for the future strategies of rights holders and bidders alike?

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