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The Danish capital has developed its venues to attract big-ticket events and hosted international competitions with a variety of different sports

What are the ingredients of the Danish success in bidding for and hosting major international sporting events? Sport Event Denmark chief executive Lars Lundov shares the recipe.

When Pearse Connolly set about revamping the marketing of Norwegian national team home matches he didn’t expect to use the Catholic church as inspiration.

Europe’s short-lived hosting of ESPN’s X Games is set to be revived, but with the failed 2022 winter Olympic Games bidder Oslo in the driving seat, will the action sports event be back for good?

In the fourth in a series of five mini reports on sports event hosting, in association with the Ultimate Sports Cities rankings, we take a look at tourism and public interest. There is a discussion of the latest thinking around tourism and public interest, and case studies looking at the top five cities in the category of tourism and public interest in this year's rankings - London, Melbourne, Sochi, Copenhagen and Calgary.

Canal Digital, the Danish pay-TV platform, has added Sport Live, a channel that focuses on smaller sports properties in Denmark, to its package structure

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has agreed a two-year deal with the International Tennis Federation for rights to the Davis Cup finals in six of its markets

Anne Tufte, head of sport in Norway at the Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group, is to leave the broadcaster as one of 45 announced job losses

Media company Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent) has extended a long-term distribution deal with Norwegian television operator RiksTV, through which the former’s Viaplay streaming service and television c…

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SportBusiness International looks at this month’s World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen, an event with significant growth potential according to world athletics’ governing body.

Lars Lundov, CEO of Sport Event Denmark, tells SportBusiness International about the role his company played in bringing the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) World Half Marathon race to Copenhagen on March 29.