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Article
18 Jan 2018

The formation of Harris Blitzer Sport and Entertainment last year brought the sports assets of American billionaires Joshua Harris and David Blitzer together into one holding company. Chief executive Scott O’Neil, president Hugh Weber and the Sixers’ president of business operations Chris Heck spoke to Ben Cronin about the company's aspirations the day after the NBA London game.

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Fiba’s embracing of the .basketball TLD means clubs, coaches and individuals can come together in a global digital community (Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)
Article
19 Sep 2017

Towards the end of his football career, former Tottenham and New Zealand defender Ryan Nelsen became aware of the cyber-squatting trade, where celebrities are offered website domain names similar to their own at extortionate prices. Uneasy about the practice he set about creating a way to prevent chancers from profiting from sports stars' intellectual property. Dominic Bliss finds out more.

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