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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.

Scottish Rugby has posted a record turnover for the second consecutive year, with the body now in its best net cash position for over 25 years. Turnover rose to £61.1m (€65.9m/$73.8m

US businessman Ron Gordon has today (Tuesday) agreed a takeover deal for Scottish Premiership football club Hibernian FC

The Rugby Football Union's cost-cutting program could result in the end of the England Sevens

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced today (Friday) that the Scottish city of Glasgow will host the inaugural edition of the UCI Cycling World Championships in 2023

American businessman Mark Ogren has bought a majority stake in Scottish football club Dundee United. Ogren, former president of Croix Oil Co., sold the company and the Circle K stores they owned in September.

The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) has awarded hosting rights for three of its major events to Edinburgh, Scotland; the Kansai region of Japan and Aguiar da Beira, Portugal

Glasgow’s Celtic Park will next year become the first non-traditional rugby union venue to host the Pro14 Final, it has been announced today (Monday).

Scottish Rugby has reported a record turnover of £57.2m (€64.1m/$75.1m) during the 2017-18 season, an 11 per cent increase on the previous campaign.

Produced in association with People Make Glasgow In the sports event-hosting world, few would dispute that Glasgow has punched above its weight in recent years

In 2018, Glasgow secured a second consecutive fifth-place finish in the overall Ultimate Sports City rankings, and a welldeserved trophy for the best city with a population under 1.3 million. Rory Squires talks with Billy Garrett, director of sport and events at Glasgow Life, about how Scotland’s second city has created a world-beating event strategy

As the countdown to August’s inaugural European Championships continues, Glasgow is preparing to welcome more than 4,000 top competitors in swimming and diving, cycling, golf, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon to a city whose profile in world sport continues to grow after the success of the transformational 2014 Commonwealth Games.

As preparations for the inaugural European Championships gather pace, we take a look at how Glasgow and Scotland are planning to stage a truly ground-breaking sporting event in the summer of 2018.

Orkney, an archipelago off the northeastern coast of Scotland, will host the Island Games for the first time after being granted rights to the 2023 edition of the multi-sport event.

Scottish Rugby has confirmed the six franchises that will form its new Super 6 competition.

The Scottish Football Association (SFA) has appointed Ian Maxwell as its new chief executive.

St Andrews has been confirmed as host of the 2021 edition of The Open, an announcement that shakes up the traditional hosting policy for the 150th edition of the UK’s golf major.

Scottish Premiership football club Celtic is considering investing in an Australian A-League team with Central Coast Mariners said to be the main target, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

The Scottish Rugby national governing body has signed a marketing partnership with The Open ahead of next year’s staging of the major golf event at the Carnoustie Golf Links course in Scotland.

Rugby League Ireland chairman Richard Egan has said that the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) is planning to launch a Six Nations tournament next year as part of an effort to enhance the presence of Northern Hemisphere countries on the sport’s global stage.

Football DataCo, the official data rights-holder of all professional leagues in England and Scotland, has agreed an integrity partnership with sports data and technology company Genius Sports and digital sports content and media group Perform.

Scottish Rugby, the national governing body for rugby union in Scotland, has reported record turnover of £51.4m (€57.5m/$67m) for its 2016-17 financial year and has moved to revamp the structure of its domestic club game.

An agreement has been reached for South African rugby teams the Cheetahs and Southern Kings to enter the Pro12 pan-European competition after losing their Super Rugby status, according to multiple reports.

Keith Pelley, chief executive of golf’s European Tour, has insisted that the 2018 Ryder Cup will take place in France as planned amid reports that some players would not feel safe playing in the country.

The Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN), the governing body of aquatics in Europe, has awarded the Scottish city of Glasgow hosting rights for the 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships.

Muirfield golf club has voted to allow female members for the first time in its history, paving the way for the Scottish course to stage the Open Championship once more.

London is set to submit a bid to stage the European Athletics Championships in 2022, while Glasgow is in talks to host the European Team Championships in 2021.