The Uefa Champions League is set to deliver another big increase in revenues in the next cycle, but there are still doubts it will survive beyond 2024. Frank Dunne explains why.
The Football Association chairman, Greg Clarke has written a letter to FA Council members about the potential sale of Wembley Stadium and provided a Q&A to answer some of the questions raised about Shahid Khan's offer to buy the venue. The association granted SportBusiness International permission to publish the Q&A here.
The All Blacks are seeking commercial opportunities in the US to "future proof" their finances and Tim Leiweke teases a cashless, payment-less system at Seattle's NHL stadium. Bob Williams reports back from day two of Leaders Week in New York.
Anheuser Busch thinks the legalisation of gambling in the US might influence where it places its advertising and Visa reveals how the failure of the US team to qualify for the Fifa World Cup made it increase its digital spend. Bob Williams reports back from day one of Leaders Week in New York.
In this week's China sports industry round-up: LPGA confirms replacement for failed Alisports tournament; SAIC Motor strikes Chinese Super League deal; and Vivo lays out World Cup activations
Organisers of the joint US-Canada-Mexico bid have promised a record $11bn profit for Fifa but anti-US sentiment globally has put a once-certain bid in real jeopardy.
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred talks to SportBusiness International about the Supreme Court gambling decision, poor weather, the European push and Facebook broadcasts at the Leaders Week conference in New York
Changes to the Fifa host allocation process ought to give Morocco a better chance of hosting the Fifa World Cup than on any of the four previous occasions the country has bid for the tournament. Ben Cronin visits four of the host cities within the proposed bid to assess the strengths and weaknesses of its candidacy.
On June 13, the 68th Fifa Congress will decide where the biggest ever World Cup in 2026 will take place. Ahead of their appearance at the Sportel Summit in Miami, John Kristick, executive director of the United Bid from the US, Canada and Mexico, is joined by Yon de Luisa, bid director – Mexico and Peter Montopoli, bid director – Canada, to address some key questions.
In this week's China sports industry round-up: Formula One back on CCTV; Fifa gets going on Chinese social media; and Beijing '22 NHL players debate rolls on
In this week's China sports industry round-up: Chinese scooter company becomes Fifa sponsor; CFA clears up player transfer levy; and Alibaba unveils plan for Olympics’ digital future
After previous host selection processes were blighted by controversy, Kevin Roberts argues that Fifa needs a strong bid from Morocco to create a competitive race for the 2026 World Cup.
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Autocrats and populists have always sought to exploit the profile of ‘mega events’, says Tim Crow. But sport tends to resist.
Abu Dhabi will take centre stage as two of the world’s top football competitions, the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017-2018 and AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, come to town. Alexis Dijksterhuis of Abu Dhabi-based ticketing and events company FLASH Entertainment is relishing the prospect.
Kevin Roberts believes that video technology is now a necessity in professional football, but argues that players must adapt their behaviour to ensure it is a success.
Co-hosting major events has become increasingly common. Why has the landscape changed in international sport and what are the complications, as well as the opportunities, associated with such an approach?
China digest | World Cup bid talk goes quiet; IOC praise Beijing 2022; Tencent to spend big on esports
In this week's China sports industry round-up: talk of China's plans to host the World Cup goes quiet during Fifa president's tour; IOC team praises Beijing 2022 and Tencent expects to invest $14bn in esports in the next five years