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Brett Gosper, the chief executive of World Rugby, has expressed his concerns that some of the Six Nations unions could go bust without government support

In the face of severe fiscal losses after the coronavirus pandemic, SportBusiness asked sports industry insiders what they think the prospects are for rights-holders, and what must be done to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis stronger than before.

NFL team the San Francisco 49ers are ready to play an active role in helping Leeds United become a Premier League force both on and off the field following the club's promotion to English soccer's top flight. SportBusiness speaks to 49ers Enterprises president Paraag Marathe.

In the wake of the West Indies’ recent tour of England, Cricket West Indies chief executive officer Johnny Grave speaks about CWI’s opposition to the ICC's current revenue sharing model for international cricket tours.

Natalie Portman and Serena Williams are among the 33-strong, female-led ownership group of the NWSL's latest expansion team, which has high hopes that "the world will pay attention" to its efforts on and off the field. Bob Williams reports

Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker tells SportBusiness how the iconic facility in Canton, Ohio, is looking to overcome calling off Hall of Fame Game and postponing its centennial enshrinement ceremony this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic

The Sportfive agency has announced a major new partnership with Netherlands-based digital communication services provider Bundeling, which will see the two work together to provide new business networking…

SA Rugby and the British & Irish Lions have created a joint venture to maximise the appeal of the Lions’ Tour of South Africa in 2021.

The European Club Association (ECA) has forecast that football clubs on the continent can expect to lose up to €4bn ($4.5bn) in revenue over the next year due to Covid-19.

Silva International Investments, owner of SportBusiness, has launched a digital company, WE DO Digital Solutions, to serve the sports and entertainment sectors

Adrian Staiti, head of Apac and global sales at Sportfive, explains how the agency will move forward in the region in its post-AFC rights era and under new ownership.

Jim O’Connell, president of New York-based Athletes First Partners, explores the fast-changing role of agencies to the sports industry amid the Covid-19 pandemic

ATP chairman Andrea Gaudenzi talks about a challenging first nine months as ATP chairman and explains what tennis can learn from the music industry. Ben Cronin reports.

In the latest video interview from SportBusiness, ATP chairman, Andrea Gaudenzi, speaks to Europe editor Ben Cronin about plans to resume the international tennis tour in August and his vision to centralise…

Action sports media company Thrill One Sports & Entertainment launched in January, just ahead of the pandemic which brought most live sport to a grinding halt. Chief executive Joe Carr tells SportBusiness how Covid-19 impacted on the new company’s event business and how its creative digital strategy has served to increase reach and deepen engagement with fans.

Japan’s Nikko Asset Management has launched an exchange-traded fund in Hong Kong aiming to tap into the growth of the computer games and esports industry.

A leaked copy of World Athletics' 2018 financial accounts has shed more light on the constrained financial picture for the federation and referenced its attempts to renegotiate some of the controversial…