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British Gymnastics chief executive Jane Allen, British Swimming chief executive Jack Buckner and UK Athletics chairman Chris Clark discuss their organisations' plans for the final run-in ahead of Tokyo 2020 and explain how to ensure a strong commercial return from the Olympic Games.

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.

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has axed eight disciplines from the core programme for the 2020 Diamond League as part of ongoing efforts to create a “faster-paced, more e…

The Tokyo 2020 organising committee is still hopeful that the marathon and race walking events at next year’s Olympic Games can take place in the Japanese capital, despite the International Olympic Committee m…

The International Association of Athletics Federations has revised a plan announced earlier this year to cut the number of Diamond League events in 2020, and will instead launch a new second-tier tour…

British Athletics has taken on sponsorship consultancy PHAR Partnerships to advise on the sale of its flagship Presenting Partner property from 2020

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

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