Dermot Ledwith speaks to Fernando Fariza at Atlético Madrid about the club’s recent move across the city to the Wanda Metropolitano.
As campaigning begins on 5th December for regional elections in Catalonia that will shape Spain and affect the whole of Europe, Dominic Bliss looks at how independence for the region would impact on the Spanish sports economy.
LaLiga has positioned itself on the cutting edge of the fight against audiovisual piracy, with a finely-tuned strategy that aims to clamp down on violations through detection, prevention and education.
LaLiga, which operates Spain’s top two football divisions, is taking innovative steps in its efforts to protect the integrity of the game at home and abroad
Spain is home to some of the biggest names in sport, but how solid are the sports industry foundations below the superstars? SportBusiness International finds out.
Barcelona's staging of the 1992 summer Olympic Games is often held aloft by aspirational cities around the world as a blueprint for a successful sports event-hosting strategy leading to a lasting legacy.
Spain is home to some of the most marketable sports athletes, teams and properties in the world. The likes of tennis ace Rafael Nadal, cyclist Alberto Contador, basketball star Pau Gasol and a plethora of top football clubs – not to mention the all-conquering national football team, which won every major national team tournament between 2008 and 2012 – do not have to worry about attracting significant commercial backing.
Just over a year ago the Spanish sports media industry underwent a seismic shift at the heart of its biggest property when a Royal Decree was passed in order to pave the way for the introduction of the collective selling of Spanish domestic football rights.
Real Madrid explained its new data-driven fan engagement project with Microsoft to an international group of journalists and analysts in Madrid in November. SportBusiness Group analyst Lukas Zajancauskas was there.