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When the Indian Premier League enacted cost-cutting measures in March 2020, franchises were shocked given the relative profitability in recent years. John Duerden takes a closer look at how the coronavirus outbreak led to the decision.

Canada was the first nation to announce it would not send a delegation to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics if they went ahead as scheduled this summer. It was a 'heartbreaking' decision but the right one, says the COC

The LPGA once worried about the dominance of South Korean players in the women’s game. Now it embraces them as a means of driving the sport’s regional and global popularity. John Duerden finds out more.

The United States' neighbor to the south is being increasingly viewed by Major League Baseball as a viable location for both regular-season games and perhaps an expansion franchise

The National Football League's plans to expand to a 17-game regular season has caused a potential scheduling clash for Super Bowl LVIII in New Orleans in 2024

English Premier League clubs are to consult with their players regarding a proposed 30-per-cent wage cut amid the ongoing shutdown caused by the Covid-19 outbreak

Dorna Sports, the commercial rights-holder to motorcycling’s MotoGP series, is to provide its teams with advance payments as the financial effects of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to take hold.

The European Handball Federation’s move to provide alternative dates for its competitions has not only afforded the necessary details to stakeholders for planning purposes, but also offers concrete information f…

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Paul Garbett, associate director at CSM Sport & Entertainment, gives his view on the impact and opportunities of a dramatically changed post-coronavirus sporting calendar.

Barcelona’s blueprint for Olympic legacy is widely respected. But how is the city’s approach evolving nearly three decades after the transformational Games? Bradley Rial reports.

UK law firms acting for clients in the sports industry say they are dealing with an unprecedented demand for advice after the Covid-19 outbreak caused the widespread cancellation of sporting events.

Eurosport Events' partnership with the UCI is its first outside of motorsports. Andrew Georgiou, Eurosport president, tells Adam Nelson about his plans to extend the reach of the broadcaster's events promotion arm even further.

From the way sports organisations have responded to the initial outbreak of the coronavirus, to predicting the scenarios of recovery, SportBusiness spoke to leaders and executives in the Asia-Pacific region…

New branding campaign follows extensive outreach effort Flagship tournament funds nearly 75 per cent of all USGA operations Association looking to revive national championship after years of mishaps

The Chinese Football Association’s tough line on football club finances has cooled spending at the top level and is pushing lower-tier teams toward oblivion. Chen Yaolin reports.

Malaysia’s UCI-certified Tour de Langkawi has long struggled with raising enough revenue to cover costs, but a path to break even may lie through China. SportBusiness’ Asia editor Kelvin Tan reports.

Eric Fisher takes a look at the ticketing market ahead of this Sunday's Super Bowl in Miami.

In the wake of climate activists asking if tennis star Roger Federer actively supports the destruction of the planet, Ben Cronin asks what sport can do to minimise its environmental footprint and mollify its critics.

Beyond Australia, the Superbowl evokes little interest with Asian sport fans, due to scheduling and a lack of local stars plying their trade in the NFL. Can short form content and clips help? John Duerden investigates.

The NFL’s decision to pitch its marketing to Chinese sports fans in lifestyle terms doesn’t seem to be working yet, according to Chen Yaolin.

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Miami will stage the Super Bowl this week for the first time in 10 years. Bob Williams looks at the measures officials are taking to ensure the city doesn't wait so long to host the prestigious event again.

The World Snooker Tour revealed a new corporate identity and name at the start of this year as it marked ten years of ownership by Barry Hearn's Matchroom Sport. The rebrand is intended to see it towards another decade of international growth, with China, India and the Middle East on snooker's radar.

After a nine-year stint at London's O2 Arena, the NBA is taking its annual European regular-season game to the French capital, in a match-up between the Hornets and Bucks. Going forward, the event will be taken around the continent, moving from city to city on a regular basis. Bob Williams reports.

At its zenith, Tough Mudder posted a $10m profit, but the company now finds itself subject to bankruptcy proceedings in the US. Ben Cronin asks how it got to this point and whether a likely sale to rival Spartan can save it.

Lausanne is home to dozens of sports organisations but, until recently, its event-hosting capabilities and ambitions have been relatively modest. How will the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games change the landscape? Bradley Rial reports.

World Athletics faces many challenges in increasing the exposure and awareness of the sport beyond its traditionally affluent participant base. Chief executive John Ridgeon tells Kelvin Tan what their gameplan for 2020 is, and why Asia matters.