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Budapest has turned the setback of its unsuccessful 2024 Olympics bid into an opportunity that is driving growth and change across the city.

The Danish capital has developed its venues to attract big-ticket events and hosted international competitions with a variety of different sports

At a time of controversy for several federations, how can switched-on brands encourage good governance in sport? Kevin Roberts reports.

Dick Pound, who spearheaded the launch of the World AntiDoping Agency in 1999, has been a central figure in revealing the scale of the recent IAAF scandal. Kevin Roberts spoke to the Canadian about an extraordinary career.

Kevin Roberts, founding editor, SportBusiness International on why branding is a central issue to sport's corruption scandals

The International Association of Athletics Federations will require a commitment from all host cities of its major events that they invest in developing safe spaces for physical activities and encouraging…

Former International Association of Athletics Federations president Lamine Diack will stand trial in France, along with five other ex-athletics officials, on charges relating to the Russian doping scandal,…

The IAAF Council has approved proposals to change the name of the governing body to ‘World Athletics’ and to introduce a new logo.

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has appointed global communications agency Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) to run global campaigns to promote its events and sports initiatives

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When Lord Sebastian Coe took the helm of the International Association of Athletics Federations he knew he wasn’t signing up for a tranquil voyage.

Owen Evans asks the Paralympic Movement how it is planning on using lessons learned in Sochi to break down cultural barriers in the Middle East at the inaugural IPC World Championships in Doha.

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

Athletics is on the brink of new leadership for the first time in 16 years, with two Olympic and athletic legends – Sebastian Coe and Sergey Bubka - facing off in the battle to succeed Lamine Diack as president of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations). We asked industry insiders who is odds on to win the sport’s biggest race.

Kevin Roberts: Is it time to re-think the World Order of sports governance?

Michael Johnson is one of history’s most decorated athletes, with four Olympic and eight World Championship gold medals. He now runs Michael Johnson Performance (MJP), and has launched a new line of travel bags with luxury goods brand Dom Reilly.

Elisha Chauhan travelled to Doha to examine the Qatari capital’s formidable ‘athletes’ city’ concept, which will be introduced at its hosting of the 2019 IAAF World Championships.

SportBusiness International looks at this month’s World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen, an event with significant growth potential according to world athletics’ governing body.

IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) general secretary Essar Gabriel gives Owen Evans his take on the stormy build up to the 2013 World Championships, and what commercial opportunities exist for other IAAF events