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Rumours are swirling around DAZN's potential interest in a UK launch, but market conditions must be perfect for profitability to be a realistic goal. Callum McCarthy reports on the possibility of the streaming service getting off the ground in the country where it is based.

The Bundesliga’s head of APAC Kevin Sim is deep in talks with potential media-rights partners for the cycle from 2020-21. Kevin McCullagh talks to him about his expectations for the market.

European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley talks about his plans to diversify the organisation ahead of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Ben Cronin reports

Seven-team competition is first professional soccer league in Canada since 1992 Clubs have averaged 4,300 fans a game but OneSoccer digital ratings not made public

Market research conducted in 2014 showed that success on the field was not translating into awareness off it for La Liga side Sevilla FC. Frank Dunne looks at how the club has subsequently addressed this, doubling commercial revenues to €18m.

The IMG agency has been appointed to provide management, marketing and communications consultancy services at the Zala Springs Golf Resort in Hungary as the venue looks to establish itself as one of Europe’s b…

The United Soccer League is reportedly planning to establish a division one women's professional soccer league in the United States as early as 2021, which would directly rival the established National…

German ticketing and live entertainment company CTS Eventim has announced that KPS Stiftung, the investment vehicle that represents founder and chief executive Klaus-Peter Schulenberg’s stake in the f…

Global marketing services group Dentsu, the parent of Dentsu Aegis Network, reported a decline in organic growth of 1

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The Houston Astros MLB team has big plans for its future, in spite of recent disappointment in the 2019 World Series and recent issues with a executive who was fired. Eric Fisher takes a look at the projects the team have in store.

Ongoing talks potentially present some of the largest organizational changes ever in baseball player development

English Football League club owners face a near-impossible dilemma. Pushing for the Premier League can risk a club’s entire future, but focusing on sustainability can see a club swallowed up by the pack. SportBusiness Professional spoke to three English club owners, each with distinct ambitions, about why they took the plunge and how they intend to succeed.

English Football League club owners face a near-impossible dilemma. Pushing for the Premier League can risk a club’s entire future, but focusing on sustainability can see a club swallowed up by the pack. SportBusiness Professional spoke to three English club owners, each with distinct ambitions, about why they took the plunge and how they intend to succeed.

English Football League club owners face a near-impossible dilemma. Pushing for the Premier League can risk a club’s entire future, but focusing on sustainability can see a club swallowed up by the pack. SportBusiness Professional spoke to three English club owners, each with distinct ambitions, about why they took the plunge and how they intend to succeed.

When Andrea Radrizzani bought Leeds United in 2017, the club was in dire straits. It’s now pushing for promotion to the Premier League, but the cost of competition means the clock is ticking. Radrizzani doesn’t want to own a Championship club much longer.

The Chinese State Council’s September revision of the country’s sports strategy includes changes that will be critical to note for domestic and overseas sports industry players. Sports industry academic Daniel Zhang analysed the new plan for SportBusiness.

Despite NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s best efforts, the wound from Daryl Morey’s pro-Hong Kong protest tweets will have lasting repercussions on the future of basketball in China, not least among fans and sponsors. Industry insiders in China tell SportBusiness about Chinese sentiment on the ground.

Sportradar is embarking on a series of new partnerships in Asia, as it seeks growth in what will be its third major geographical business region after Europe and the US. The company’s managing director of sports partnerships, David Lampitt, sat down with SportBusiness at the recent All That Matters conference in Singapore to explain the company’s plans for Asian markets.

Staging the NFL's championship game comes with a multitude of requirements, but a potentially large payoff for the host city.

Barry M. Bloom looks at Chase Center, the newly-developed home of NBA team the Golden State Warriors, and how it reflects a quickly redeveloping San Francisco.

Adam Nelson investigates the European Handball Federation's latest media and marketing rights agreements, after the recent joint bid for packaged rights from Infront and DAZN Group secured the organisation a 300-per-cent increase.

The allure of promotion and Premier League success has led many an English football team into financial ruin, but liquidations remain rare. With so many rescued from oblivion over the past decade, Callum McCarthy examines why so many see opportunity in struggling football clubs.

Expansive size and density of some of US' largest sports facilities provide a fertile environment to experiment with next-generation mobile technology. Story by Rick Snider.

A greater variety of sports are now available due to OTT offerings but OTT rights fees still fall well short of those paid by linear TV companies. Eric Fisher asks how soon it will be before live streaming makes up the majority of the sports media landscape, if ever.

Mark Waller joined McLaren Racing in May from the NFL, becoming the British motorsport team's managing director of sales and marketing. He's relishing his new role, and sees opportunities to drive the business forward in adding consumer-facing sponsors, creating more digital content, and expanding the team's already impressive esports programme.

In an interview with SportBusiness' US Editor Eric Fisher, the NBA commissioner weighs in on the numerous issues of the day.

Stats Perform chief rights officer Alex Rice looks ahead following the creation of the newly-merged company.

How much more valuable could the sports business become if user data could be better standardised, integrated and aggregated?