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Cuba is back on the radar for all the right reasons after decades-long tensions with the US eased. Barry Wilner looks at the implications for the sports industry in the country.

Matt Cutler looks at four innovative sports venues opening this year. What are their unique features and how will they create revenue-generation opportunities for their owners whilst taking the live fan experience to a new level?

Barry Wilner looks at the $500m facelift of one of Major League Baseball’s historic venues and asks: is evolution better than revolution?

Kevin Roberts looks at whether London Irish’s regular-season game in New York next year will lead to a permanent border-crossing mentality

In the second of a series of articles on the business of the Super Bowl, a look at how brands cash in on the game's massive appeal.

In the first of a series of articles on the Super Bowl, we examine the business of televising one of the world's most-watched sports event.

In the third of a series of articles on the business of the Super Bowl, a focus on the match host, San Francisco.

After a controversial start Chevrolet now believes its multimillion dollar partnership with Manchester United is on the right track. Elisha Chauhan reports.

Long-term Nascar sponsors explain why the American stock car racing series still fuels return on investment.

Two British expats are on a mission to make America care about soccer, and they hope BlazerCon will make it happen. Owen Evans reports.

Executives from the Lagardere sports agency reveal how they will be creating a Texas feel to the World Weightlifting Championships in its broadcasting production and distribution around the world.

Elisha Chauhan spoke to a rights-holder and a sponsor about the commercial attractiveness of the IWF World Weightlifting Championships.

Elisha Chauhan speaks to the key stakeholders of the 2015 IWF (International Weightlifting Federation) World Weightlifting Championships to find out how host city Houston plans to turn one of the original Olympic sports into a modern day spectacle.

After adidas prised Houston Rockets star, James Harden, away from Nike for $200m last month, we look at whether it was enough to give the German giant the upper hand in its age-old rivalry with the Americans.

Owen Evans looks at how NBC’s billion dollar investment into Premier League rights will take shape over the next six years.

Frank Dunne asks Riccardo Silva, sports media rights entrepreneur and co-founder of new NASL (North American Soccer League) franchise Miami FC, about his fight to take on Brand Beckham.

Owen Evans spoke to Jonathan First, president of United World Sports, about plans to launch the United States’ first professional rugby sevens league next season.

Kevin Roberts looked at the NBA (National Basketball Association)’s new and innovative sock partnership, and whether it brings the league one step closer to jersey sponsorship.

Video streaming apps Periscope and Meerkat offer a new and controversial way to view live sports content. Is this the start of another piracy battle, or should they be embraced to create new revenue streams? Matthew Hochberg reports.