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Nascar has entered into a merger agreement with International Speedway Corp (ISC), in a $2bn (€1.8bn) deal which is expected to close this year.

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.

FC Barcelona's plan to set up a team in the National Women's Soccer League in the United States remains in the balance

The 23-year sponsorship deal with Nike was the spark for a revival in fortunes at USA Track and Field (USATF), according to chief executive Max Siegel

Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, the parent company of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, has entered into the $28bn (€25bn) global sports drink industry.

The XFL has signed a two-year partnership with Elevate Sports Ventures to help guide and support ticket sales for the league’s eight teams ahead of its launch in February 2020.

German football has earned praise for its blend of ideological purity and commercial nous, but calls to reform restrictions on private ownership and investment are growing. With the Bundesliga’s media rights coming to market, Callum McCarthy explores how the league’s commercial performance over the next 18 months could shape its long-term future.

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.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., named veteran baseball executive Tim Mead as its new president to succeed the outgoing Jeff Idelson.

The Canadian Premier League enjoyed a successful opening weekend, with 17,611 fans attending the inaugural game: a 1-1 draw between between York 9 FC and Forge FC.

The English Cricket Board (ECB), Football Association (FA), and Ocean Race were double winners and Octagon scooped Agency of the Year at the BT Sport Industry Awards, which took place on Thursday at Battersea…

Two weeks after suspending all football operations, the Alliance of American Football filed a petition for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in a Texas court on Wednesday. It has now ceased all business operations.

Asian mixed martial arts promotion One Championship has announced a multi-year partnership with the Global Association of Mixed Martial Arts (GAMMA) through which it will support the latter’s drive to m…

The demise of the Alliance of American Football serves as a "cautionary tale" for the revamped XFL, Oliver Luck has told SportBusiness

The New York Red Bulls have covered parts of the upper deck at Red Bull Arena with tarps in order to reduce the number of empty seats on view at each home game

The Alliance of American Football may have suspended operations but its problems continue, with two class-action lawsuits having being filed in California by former employees.

Major League Rugby will be divided into Western and Eastern conferences next year following the addition of three new teams for the league's third season

As the fallout continues from the demise of the Alliance of American Football, it has emerged that MGM Resorts International and not majority owner Tom Dundon stands to gain control of the league's interactive…

Chinese sports digital consultancy and marketing platform Mailman has opened a new office in Singapore and hired Bima Said as a regional vice-president

The PGA of America has acquired Nextgengolf in an effort to ramp up player development initiatives

Days after its Canadian rival announced it was ceasing operations, the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) board has approved expansion to Canada

After a week of uncertainty, the Alliance of American Football suspended all operations on Tuesday, just eight weeks into its inaugural season