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Former International Association of Athletics Federations president Lamine Diack will stand trial in France, along with five other ex-athletics officials, on charges relating to the Russian doping scandal,…

French Ligue 1 football club Olympique Lyonnais has completed a deal to acquire a minority shareholding in local LNB Pro A basketball team ASVEL, along with providing further details about plans to establis …

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has confirmed that the Malopolska region and the city of Krakow, Poland, will host the third edition of the European Games in 2023

Spanish football giant Real Madrid is planning to launch a women’s team to play in LaLiga Femenina Iberdrola, the top flight of women’s football in the country, from the start of next season, according to …

Women’s Twenty20 cricket is one of three sports that has been proposed for inclusion at the 2022 Commonwealth Games multi-sport event in the English city of Birmingham.

Italian-American billionaire intends to expand awareness of Serie A club stateside

The European Tour has today (Thursday) named former Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore and Premiership Rugby chairman Ian Ritchie to a new body designed to drive the commercial and brand…

Over half of German sports fans who have given up going to events say it is because the TV experience is better, according to research carried out by SportBusiness ahead of next month’s Sports Decision M…

Sportswear giant adidas has failed in an attempt to expand its three-stripe trademark in the European Union after the organisation’s general court ruled that the design was insufficiently “distinctive”. T

A Ukranian billionaire is funding the latest effort to turn swimming into a regular competitive professional sport and not just one of the most popular events at the Summer Olympics.

Baseball starts push into the continent with its biggest and most historic rivalry: the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. Story by Eric Fisher.

The Fifa Master at the Switzerland-based International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) placed third in the 2019 rankings, the first non-US course to finish in the top three since winning the rankings itself…

While the SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings tend to be dominated by schools from North America and continental Europe, those in the UK are growing in both number and quality

Michel Platini confirmed today (Wednesday) that he was questioned by police on a number of matters aside from the award of the 2022 Fifa World Cup to Qatar, including the award of the Uefa Euro 2016 tournament…

UK Athletics has kicked off its search for a new chief executive after confirming the appointment of Chris Clark as chair of the organisation

Fiba Europe has confirmed the appointments of three vice-presidents at the basketball administration following the re-election of Turgay Demirel as president last month

German media company Bild, which publishes the popular Sport Bild newspaper and digital news platform, has launched an investment programme for sports technology and data start-ups

Exclusive SportBusiness data showing the ways in which sports fans across Europe’s major markets respond to digital content and offers from clubs and promoters will fuel a key discussion on Fan Engagement a…

Michel Platini, the former president of football’s European governing body Uefa, has been arrested in France in relation to allegations surrounding the award of the 2022 Fifa World Cup to Qatar.

The International Luge Federation (FIL) has awarded its 2023 World Championships to Oberhof in Germany and approved a plan to relocate the 2021 edition of the showpiece event from Calgary to Whistler in…

The International Skating Union (ISU) has awarded hosting rights for World Championship events in its 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons, with the French city of Montpellier seeing off competition from five rivals…

Louise Martin is set to secure a second term as president of the Commonwealth Games Federation, while CGF officials have expressed their confidence in Birmingham’s preparations for the 2022 edition of t…

Motorsport’s world governing body, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), has announced that Rome will host a new event dubbed the Motorsport Games later this year. T

Stefan Löfven, the prime minister of Sweden, and Margot Wallström, the country’s foreign minister, have given their backing to Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games. “

Eddie Hearn, the man behind one of the most significant media deals in boxing history and one of the most influential figures in world sport, has joined the high-powered speaker line-up at next month’s S…

Luigi Di Siervo, the chief executive of Lega Serie A, the organising body of Italy's top football division, has issued a statement speaking out against Saudi Arabia-based pirate broadcaster beoutQ

The local organising committee of the 2024 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has confirmed that surfing events will be held on natural waves at a venue outside of Paris, as the International Olympic…