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Paul Rabil, who, with his brother Mike, started up the Premier Lacrosse League in the US, talks to Bob Williams about how they plan to make a success of the new league and about the challenges of setting up a new sports league from scratch.

After suffering early growing pains, the Big3 basketball league appears to have found its feet ahead of its third season this summer. Bob WIlliams reports.

Dubai’s reputation as an ever-changing metropolis that refuses to stand still contrasts with a carefully-crafted sports events strategy that has demonstrated remarkable consistency stretching back years.

Research from marketing agency Red Hot Penny suggests clubs across the UK need  major rethink of how they convert social engagement into retail sales

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Infront, the Zug-based sports marketing company, has launched a ‘digitally native’ direct-to-consumer operation to connect brands and sports rights-holders to fans around the world. iX.co

Former LA Angels exec Tim Mead to arrive sooner than originally planned, work on boosting exposure of museum's collections.

In a star-studded ceremony, the All England Lawn Tennis Club unveiled the fully retractable roof on top of Wimbledon's No. 1 Court on Sunday

Chinese conglomerates Alibaba and Suning are planning a joint venture that would create the market’s most powerful sports business, according to industry news website Lanxiong Sports.

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NHL team broke e-commerce and in-venue merchandise records after first title in franchise history TV ratings and digital streaming minutes on NBC Sports Washington up significantly year-on-year

Bob Williams investigates how the University of Maryland, Baltimore County is working to ensure its first-in-history victory over top seed Virginia in last year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament is more than an ephemeral high.

Rights marketing experts assess the commercial implications of World Rugby’s proposals for a new Nations Championship.

MLS team's commercial prospects given ‘dramatic overhaul’ by move to $400m stadium Mixed-use development with sportsbook planned to capitalise on sports betting legislation E

Ben Morel took over as chief executive of the Six Nations in November last year with a clear remit.

LaLiga  club  wants NWSL franchise to activate sponsors and ‘be different’ from rivals   North American  commercial partners brought in $99m of club’s $1bn revenue in 2017-18    Cancelled Miami ga

All sponsorship deals in country are run through NBA China Teams can only activate and sign individual partnership within 150-mile radius of their arenas

Christmas is a time for family. More specifically, it’s when your family asks that question. ‘Forgive me’, says the racist uncle on his fifth egg nog, 'but what is it you do again?’. It’

• 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

In association with Euroleague Basketball

When a leading sports team signs a foreign player, it does so because of their athletic ability. But sometimes that player can also usher in an opportunity to build a sizeable fan base in their home country

• Event promises to provide a platform for female drivers to succeed in F1 • Series will underwrite costs of all the drivers • S

Agency funds 'multi-million pound' circuit at Austin facility to bring series to United States New potential sponsors already in discussions to partner with World RX following move