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In 2022 the IOC will stage an event in Africa for the first time, in the Sengalese capital Dakar. Will the Youth Olympic Games represent a milestone for sports events on the continent? SportBusiness investigates.

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the South African bid.

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the three contenders' bids.

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

If you live outside of Nigeria it’s likely you will never have heard of Dr. Larry Izamoje.

Cape Town in South Africa will host the 2023 Netball World Cup, the International Netball Federation (INF) has announced

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has received the green light for its reshuffling of hosting rights to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) following an agreement struck with Alassane Ouattara,…

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has further reshuffled its plans for the hosting of future editions of the Africa Cup of Nations by announcing that Guinea will now stage the 2025 edition of…

Cricket South Africa has been hit with a lawsuit from a franchise owner of the Twenty20 competition it ultimately aborted in favour of launching the Mzansi Super League (MSL) which is currently taking…

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Cape Town was ranked fourth in the 2014 Ultimate Sports Cities rankings in the category of Legacy. The city approaches legacy in a way that contributes to two main pillars of the city’s 2012-2017 Integrated Development Plan: "Opportunity City" and "Inclusive City". Both pillars incorporate several criteria for events.

As the Premier League embarks on its international rights sales, SportBusiness Intelligence, the market intelligence and consultancy arm of the SportBusiness Group, looks at how top football properties…

With South Africa revelling in World Cup glory, the future of sport tourism is discussed.

With the start of the World Cup finally here, we look forward to our first ever event in Africa.

Sport Tourism is a fast growing sector with an estimated value of $600bn a year.

Simon Brown (Kick4change) on cynicism, CSR, and Sponsorship of the 2010 FIFA World Cup