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Why Fifa has chosen to host the 2021 Club World Cup in China, and how the competition is a step forward towards China's football ambitions. Zhang Dan reports.

Visa’s head of marketing for Europe, Adrian Farina, has credited Uefa’s decision to unbundle the sponsorship rights for its men’s and women’s tournaments, saying that it provided the ‘trigger’ for the bra…

The issue of solidarity payments for academies developing US soccer talent remains decidedly unsettled following a Fifa ruling in June

SportBusiness speaks to Fifa's chief women’s football officer, Sarai Bareman, to get her reflections on the 2019 Women's World Cup in France and hear how she is hoping to leverage the momentum gained from that event to further develop women’s football around the world.

Faced with their own lofty expectations, following last year's no-show by the US men's team and now embroiled in a legal challenge regarding pay equity, the American women's squad arrives to the 2019 Fifa Women's Cup with much on their shoulders. Randy Williams reports.

Football clubs spent $7.35bn (€6.6bn) on men's player transfers globally in 2019, a 5.8-per-cent increase on 2018, according to Fifa.

Leading football agents have threatened Fifa with legal action over the governing body's plans to cap commissions earned on player transfers

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has fired his latest broadside against what he believes are the key issues affecting European football, picking out Fifa’s move into the club game, the rising influence o…

Stephen Ross the billionaire owner of Relevent Sports, the sports promotion company behind the International Champions Cup (ICC), is reported to have met with the leading European football clubs and Uefa…

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Fifa and Uefa have both unveiled strategies for the long-term development of women's football. Frank Dunne examines what it would take to put female competitions on an equal footing with their male equivalents.

Women’s World Cup currently has two-tier sponsorship model Global Partner tier includes sponsorship rights to all Fifa events

• Football Leaks investigation suggests 16 clubs sharing plans for a European Super League • But European Club Association and Uefa show united front in the face of allegations • S

Tim Crow reflects on the use of VAR in Russia 2018 and why sponsors will be considering it in future tournaments.

Time was the greatest enemy in Fifa’s attempt to sell the full offering of sponsorship rights for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Philippe Le Floc’h, Fifa’s chief commercial officer has told Sports Sponso…

Fifa has told TV Sports Markets it has exceeded its commercial targets despite experiencing “the most troubled period” in its history. I

TV Sports Markets 消息,盈方代理已超出向国际足联(FIFA)担保的2018和2022年世界杯在亚洲的转播权费用。盈方仍在销售2022年世界杯的转播权,销售对象不包括最有价值的中国市场。

Welcome to SportBusiness Group’s US Digest, rounding up the news and developments coming out of the world’s biggest sports market Telemundo takes lead against Fox for World Cup viewers As

In this week's US sports industry round-up: United bid wins 2026 World Cup vote by landslide; NBCSN to simulcast Telemundo Russia 2018 matches; and New Jersey sports betting bill is given the green light.

Fifa chief commercial officer Philippe Le Floc’h took questions from SportBusiness on sponsorship, media and Fifa’s commercial future.

In this week's US sports industry round-up: Delaware ushers in new sports betting era; United 2026 bid outscores 'high risk' Morocco; and the New York Yankees win scheduling battle with ESPN.

In December 2016 the Fifa Council decided to expand its flagship World Cup competition to include 48 participants from 2026 onwards

Fifa’s 2017 Financial Report, published back in December, took many people by surprise.

The sponsorship programme for the 2018 World Cup in Russia saw Fifa go to the well of multinational brands, but Fifa soon found the well had dried up

The story of Getty Images and its long association with the Fifa World Cup reveals a lot about the way technology has changed professional sports photography.

The Fifa Partner programme was born via an unlikely collaboration between a twenty-something PR man, his client – the Coca-Cola Company – and the Argentinian military junta. Th

When Fifa organised the first World Cup in Uruguay in 1930, the event and the objectives of the federation were very different to the ones we recognise today

In this month's issue we cover the following: MOROCCO 2026  –  The North African country pushes the vision of a 'compact' World Cup UNI

Greg Pitcher talks to Aecom head of sports engineering Peter Ayres, responsible for the design of Moscow's Okritie Arena, about the creation of the soon-to-be World Cup venue.