Events

League marketing effort uses baseball's deep connection with food to target non-core fans

World Rugby has claimed a first for a major sporting federation by announcing that its flagship 15s and sevens World Cups will no longer include genders in their titles

Activision Blizzard Esports has announced that Misfits Gaming and Kroenke Sports & Entertainment have acquired franchise slots for its new Call of Duty league

Leigh Sports Village has replaced Nottingham Forest’s City Ground as one of the host venues for the 2021 Uefa Women’s Championship national team football tournament.

European football’s governing body Uefa has partnered with Konami to launch an esports tournament themed around next year’s European Championships, while the Japanese video game developer has tied up …

The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has launched a new bidding strategy for its World University Championships (WUC) and University World Cups (UWC) that will open up double attribution…

The Royal Belgian Football Association (KBVB/URBSFA/KBFV) has denied that it will bid for the 2023 Women’s World Cup after world football’s governing body Fifa announced that it had expressed interest in …

World football’s governing body Fifa has announced that Belgium has expressed an interest in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

The organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has today (Monday) finalised its selection of 30 ‘Live Site’ venues by adding one more destination to the previously announced lis…

Callum McCarthy looks at the various ways in which lesser-known European host cities are benefiting from staging a variety of international esports competitions.

SportBusiness speaks to Fifa's chief women’s football officer, Sarai Bareman, to get her reflections on the 2019 Women's World Cup in France and hear how she is hoping to leverage the momentum gained from that event to further develop women’s football around the world.

Asian engagement in mass participation running has increased by 169 per cent in the last five years. Kelvin Tan looks at how some of these events are now seeking differentiation through technology-led innovations, such as virtual and augmented-reality urban runs.

After launching in Miami this spring, the Sports Decision Makers Summit – from SportBusiness and Sportel – came to London's Rosewood hotel on July 9-10. This is what we learned from our expert speakers.

English Premier League football club Manchester City has moved to play down reports that it will seek to employ facial recognition technology to aid ticketing systems at its Etihad Stadium

World Sailing has signalled its intention to bid for para sailing’s inclusion at the 2028 Paralympics in Los Angeles after missing out on a spot at the 2024 Games in Paris.

Lawmakers from Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) are set to carry out a study on how heatstroke can be prevented during next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games amid stifling temperatures in …

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 cricket franchise has announced that the St Lucia Zouks will replace the St Lucia Stars franchise for the 2019 season following the termination of a participation…

Fenway Sports Management bringing ancient Gaelic sport to New York after three prior events in Boston

Uefa has postponed talks with European clubs and leagues to discuss the future of the Champions League and its other European club competitions, making any reforms to these competitions unlikely this year

Organisers of the Euro T20 Slam, the world’s first multinational Twenty20 franchise cricket tournament, have postponed its launch by a year amid reports of financial difficulties.

The International Triathlon Union was moved to reduce the length of the running section of a test event in Tokyo today (Thursday) due to concerns over the heat

NHL expands fan tour after initial entry to Europe last year

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), owner of the Lord’s Ground in London and the sole authority on the Laws of Cricket, has said the International Cricket Council is stepping up plans for the sport to secure i…

The Commonwealth Games Federation has today (Tuesday) signed off on the sports programme for the next Commonwealth Games, claiming that the addition of women’s T20 cricket, beach volleyball and para t…

Saudi Arabia fought off competition from several other nations to host the heavily-anticipated boxing rematch between Andy Ruiz Jr

Dorna Sports, promoter of MotoGP, has furthered the motorcycling championship’s Austrian connections with the Red Bull Ring extending its race deal and KTM recommitting as a manufacturer partner.

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has called for the resignation of LaLiga president Javier Tebas, while the organising body of the top two divisions of domestic club football has said it will launch…