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Major League Baseball has announced plans to hold regular-season games in Mexico City for the first time in 2020, with the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres scheduled to play a two-game series…

The football federations of Australia and New Zealand have agreed to bid jointly to host the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup

The Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games Organising Committee announced a Prestige-level partnership agreement with Alibaba Group on Tuesday, in the sponsorship categories for information technology, cloud services…

Network still expects to set new Olympics sales record

The National Hockey League is still looking to revive the World Cup of Hockey, but a proposed tournament in February 2021 has been axed by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) will introduce a player review system for the first time at one of its events, with Chinese technology company RigourTech engaged to implement the system…

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) president Andrew Parsons has stated organisers of the 2020 summer Paralympic Games have received “unprecedented” demand for tickets, adding that applications for…

Russia appears set to challenge the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (Wada) decision to ban the country from the international sports community for four years, with President Vladimir Putin stating “political con…

World number two golfer Rory McIlroy has ruled out taking part in next month's European Tour event in Saudi Arabia, despite being offered a large appearance fee

The organisers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics have adopted a less-is-more approach to their domestic sponsorship programme. Zhang Dan reports on their progress in becoming the first city to host both the summer and winter Games.

The ever-growing influence of Europe’s top-five leagues is squeezing the life out of professional football in Europe’s lowlands. Callum McCarthy examines the commercial pros and cons of a merger between the Dutch Eredivisie and the Belgian Pro League.

The German Bundesliga runs live fan experience events in markets around the world to nurture its international fanbases. SportBusiness attended the Bundesliga Experience Jakarta in November to see how such an events is put together.

Kelvin Tan, SportBusiness' Asia editor, on why the SEA Games remain as relevant as ever.

World Para Powerlifting's World Cup will span four continents for the first time in 2020, with Thailand staging its first international para powerlifting competition in Nakhon Ratchasima from Feburary…

Anthony Joshua’s victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. in their world heavyweight rematch broke the pay-per-view record for pay-television broadcaster Sky, according to the British boxer’s promoter Eddie Hearn.

The organising committee of the 2020 winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne has signed up supermarket chain Coop Suisse Romande as an official partner of the event

Paolo Barelli, the president of the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN), aquatics’ European body, has expressed his confidence in the sport’s European Championships in Rome being part of Munich’s 2022 m…

Power 5 conferences again dominate as college football semifinal field is set

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has today (Monday) upheld a recommendation for Russia to be banned from the international sports community for four years, with president Craig Reedie stating that a…

The Australian state of Queensland has confirmed that it will push ahead with a region-wide bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympic Games, if it can secure the necessary government funding

The Infront agency has agreed a five-year extension to its contract with the Ski Association of Japan for the international media rights to all International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events held…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has agreed on a “two-speed approach” regarding its esports strategy, reiterating its stance that it will only consider games simulating sports.

World Snooker has announced a 10-year deal with Saudi Arabia's General Sports Authority for a lucrative new tournament to be hosted in the country from 2020

Fifa announced on Saturday the launch of a process "to invite various commercial and investment proposals" for its revamped Club World Cup competition, which starts in 2021

Organisers of golf’s Hong Kong Open have announced that the event will take place next month following its recent postponement, although the tournament will not be sanctioned by the European Tour.

Melbourne, Düsseldorf and Durban have submitted final bids to host the 2023 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals.

The International Olympic Committee is to begin talks with the Korean Sport and Olympic Committee to develop a plan to host the 2024 Winter Youth Olympics in South Korea, with some events potentially hosted…

Private equity company CVC Capital Partners has had separate talks with Fifa and Real Madrid about investing in two competing versions of a world club football championship, according to the Financial…

The Michigan Wolverines and Kentucky Wildcats will play a college basketball game at London's O2 Arena in December 2020 as part of a three-year deal between the university athletic programs

The SportQuake agency's campaign for Asian e-commerce platform Shopee featuring a dancing Cristiano Ronaldo was among the winners at the SPIA Asia 2019 sports industry awards on Tuesday night in Manila

Nick Sellers has been appointed as the new chief executive of the 2021 edition of the World Games multi-sport event, which will be held in Birmingham, Alabama

Eurosport, the Discovery-owned sports broadcaster, has acquired pay-television rights in France for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus and public-service…

The women's marathon and all race walking events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have been rescheduled following their move from Tokyo to Sapporo

Uefa has unveiled plans to centralise all media rights from the group stage onwards in a revamped Women’s Champions League from the 2021-22 season onwards.

Five sports are set to be added to the programme for the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, Senegal, after the International Olympic Committee Executive Board approved the inclusions of breakdancing, karate,…

The 14-race, all-electric Formula E series will have full world championship status from the start of the 2020-21 season, after approval by the world governing body for motorsport, the Federation Internationale…

After an executive board meeting in Madrid earlier this week, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced a new competition to be added to its calendar named the Sprint and Team World Championships,…