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The Fifa Master is Europe's best postgraduate sport management degree.

Pierre Ducrey was part of the third intake of students on the CIES Fifa Master, which he graduated with distinction in 2003. He was appointed as Olympic Games operations director in March 2020, having joined the International Olympic Committee as an intern shortly after finishing his Masters degree.

As the ties between universities and sports organisations grow closer and educational institutes continue to look for new ways to strengthen their connections to industry, SportBusiness takes a look at…

As Serie A weighs up six proposals from private investors, Ben Marlow, managing director, Asia Pacific, for football consultancy firm 21st Club, explains the sudden interest in the league and tells editorial…

Ben Marlow, managing director of 21st Club in Asia Pacific, looks at the rise and fall of Italian Serie A, and considers the ways in which the league can rise once again

Third-quarter revenues at Comcast-owned European pay-television broadcaster Sky reached $4.79bn, a 5

Inter Milan has become the latest Italian Serie A club to sign up sport and entertainment platform Starcasinò.sport as a sponsor.

Italian automotive manufacturer Alfa Romeo has extended its naming-rights deal with Swiss Formula 1 team Sauber to cover the 2021 season

Lega Serie B, the governing body for Italian football’s second division, has signed a new licensing agreement with video game developer Konami Digital Entertainment.

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In the third and final part of our interview, Fiorentina general director Joe Barone says that while a salary cap might work in US sport it  would create competitive imbalance in European football unless …

In part two of a three-part interview, Fiorentina general director Joe Barone explains why lack of modern infrastructure limits gameday revenue and impacts competition, and outlines his club's infrastructure…

In part one of a three-part interview, Joe Barone, director general of Italian Serie A club Fiorentina, discusses the challenges of running a club in lockdown, the accelerated focus on going digital, the…

Part two of our video interview with Umberto Gandini, senior Italian sports business and administration figure and president of Lega Basket

Adam Nelson takes a look at how the community initiatives at Liverpool FC and Everton FC are providing fans with much-needed support during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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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.

As clubs and rights-holders from across football continue to adopt more human and humorous voices on social media, representatives from AS Roma and the Bundesliga explain the commercial benefits that underpin the strategy.

The signing of Cristiano Ronaldo by Juventus put Serie A firmly back on the map. But a series of major problems in Italian football have overshadowed his arrival. Enzo Morelli, legal adviser to the Infront agency – the media-rights adviser to Lega Serie A – provides a personal view on recent developments.

SportBusiness explores how a new ban on gambling advertising in Italy will affect sports rights owners and sponsors.

Frank Dunne reveals the inside story of IMG's triumphant bid for Serie A international rights and how the agency now plans to monetise its property.

Former Infront Italy chief Marco Bogarelli sits down with Frank Dunne at Sportel Monaco to explain why his new venture, 2MG Media, is not just another sports-rights adviser.

The ‘Ndrangheta – the Calabrian mafia – has successfully infiltrated football in Italy. As Frank Dunne explains, some fear that its influence may now be spreading to Spain and beyond.

A free report, commissioned from SportBusiness by the Budapest 2024 Olympic Games bid, surveying attitudes to, and media consumption habits around, the Olympic Games.

In-depth interview with Federico Smanio, head of digital and fan relations at Italian football's Lega Serie B, who explains the organisation's social media strategy, which is hindered by regulations preventing it from publishing match videos on social feeds.

Stephen Cannon from the Atlanta Falcons and Scott O'Neil, CEO of the Philadelphia 76ers, were amongst the speakers when SportBusiness asked the questions at the Leaders Sport Business Summit.  

From Hamburg’s nein to the Roman ruins of Italy’s bid, why does the public appear to be increasingly sceptical of the benefits of its city hosting the Olympic Games? SportBusiness International investigates.

Why did Bruin Sports Capital purchase deltatre and what does the deal say about the digital side of the sports business? Kevin Roberts reports.

Italian football’s golden era of the 1980s and early 1990s is a distant memory, but after falling from the summit, there are now signs that it is on its way back up.