Europe

English Premier League football club Liverpool has today (Thursday) confirmed that it has scrapped its existing redevelopment vision for Anfield, adding that “ambitious” new plans are now under “active consi…

British petrochemicals company Ineos is poised to complete a takeover of French Ligue 1 football club OGC Nice after the proposed deal was cleared by the country’s competition regulator, the Autorité de…

City Football Group, the parent company of English Premier League football club Manchester City, has partnered with US venue development, advisory and investment company Oak View Group to explore the possible…

French health minister Agnès Buzyn has suggested that the country’s Loi Evin, which prohibits the sale of alcohol in sports stadiums, should be extended to include the alcohol consumption in hospitality bo…

Giorgio Ricci, chief revenue officer for Italian Serie A football club Juventus, has called on the league to schedule more early kick-offs to enable the team to raise its profile in Asia

Leigh Sports Village has replaced Nottingham Forest’s City Ground as one of the host venues for the 2021 Uefa Women’s Championship national team football tournament.

European football’s governing body Uefa has partnered with Konami to launch an esports tournament themed around next year’s European Championships, while the Japanese video game developer has tied up …

The Royal Belgian Football Association (KBVB/URBSFA/KBFV) has denied that it will bid for the 2023 Women’s World Cup after world football’s governing body Fifa announced that it had expressed interest in …

World football’s governing body Fifa has announced that Belgium has expressed an interest in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

Callum McCarthy looks at the various ways in which lesser-known European host cities are benefiting from staging a variety of international esports competitions.

Adam Nelson reports on how the International Cricket Council revamped its broadcast coverage ahead of the 2019 Cricket World Cup, focusing on storytelling to attract new audiences and break digital engagement records

The Premier League has long been the top international football league in Asia. As the 2019-20 season begins, SportBusiness Asia spoke to the Asian offices of Spain’s LaLiga and Germany’s Bundesliga about their work to challenge the English league’s position.

The search to replace Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore, who announced his resignation over a year ago, has proved arduous. Frank Dunne looks at the issues surrounding media-rights growth and the challenges Scudamore's succesor should expect.

Italian Serie A football club AC Milan has launched a new mobile application, claiming it will set a first for the domestic game by offering a free live stream of today’s (Monday’s) friendly match at …

English Premier League football club Manchester City has moved to play down reports that it will seek to employ facial recognition technology to aid ticketing systems at its Etihad Stadium

Fenway Sports Management bringing ancient Gaelic sport to New York after three prior events in Boston

Fritz Keller, president of Bundesliga club SC Freiburg, is poised to take up the same position at the German Football Association (DFB) after being nominated as the only candidate for the role

Organisers of the Euro T20 Slam, the world’s first multinational Twenty20 franchise cricket tournament, have postponed its launch by a year amid reports of financial difficulties.

Nicolas Gaede and Ulrik Ruhnau, both formerly of Lagardère Sports (and the erstwhile Sportfive business), have launched a new sports consultancy firm, CSIGHT Gmbh.

NHL expands fan tour after initial entry to Europe last year

Infront Germany, an arm of the international sports marketing agency, has named Christoph Seeger as manager of creative strategy

The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has signed a multi-year agreement with Italian ticketing company Vivaticket

English Premier League football club Manchester City has been fined CHF370,000 (€340,000/$380,000) by global governing body Fifa for breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of p…

German Bundesliga football club Borussia Dortmund has set a new benchmark for revenues excluding transfer business, as overall revenue decreased year-on-year due to major outgoings in the previous accounting…

The Commonwealth Games Federation has today (Tuesday) signed off on the sports programme for the next Commonwealth Games, claiming that the addition of women’s T20 cricket, beach volleyball and para t…

The NFL, which had been much more cautious than other US pro leagues monetizing legalized sports betting, takes a big step into the space with its existing data distributor

Dorna Sports, promoter of MotoGP, has furthered the motorcycling championship’s Austrian connections with the Red Bull Ring extending its race deal and KTM recommitting as a manufacturer partner.