Finance & Law

The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee is eliminating 51 positions and furloughing 33 more amid the continuing devastating financial effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic

Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has today (Friday) completed its acquisition of a 28-per-cent stake in the Pro14 cross-border rugby union competition from league organising body Celtic Rugby DAC

Manchester United has abandoned its annual financial targets and posted a drop in quarterly earnings and revenue, as the economic impact of Covid-19 begins to be felt

American investment firm RedBird Capital Partners is in exclusive talks to acquire an 85-per-cent stake in French soccer club Toulouse FC

The Lawn Tennis Association, the national governing body for tennis in Great Britain, recorded an operating profit of £8.7m ($10.64m /€9.68

Founder and chief executive of sports investment group expects to be active this year despite Covid-19 pandemic

SportBusiness, the leading provider of news, data and insight for the global sports sector, has launched a new service to provide its worldwide audience with access to the information, opinion and analysis…

Carla Varriale-Barker, shareholder in the New York office of Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. and the chair of the firm’s Sports, Recreation and Entertainment practice group, discusses the meaning of increasingly prominent force majeure clauses in the sports industry

Shen Jiang, senior associate at Jingtian & Gongcheng, and Luca Ferrari, partner and global head of sports at Withers, consider the legal issues around the player wage reductions now agreed by all Chinese Super league clubs

Mitchell Sports, chief executive of boutique sports advisory firm Tipping Point Sports LLC, examines the key elements of the industry's recovery from the pandemic

Omar Chaudhuri, chief intelligence officer at 21st Club, reflects on how the transfer market will change and impact clubs of all sizes during and after the Covid-19 crisis

Head of prominent sports investment vehicle sees significantly opportunity ahead, even amid a currently challenged sports industry. He discusses the firm's ambitions with US Editor Eric Fisher

Wanda Sports Group, the owner of the Infront agency, among other interests in sport, has announced the voluntary dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed against it in the wake of its initial public offering

Nick White, partner at Charles Russell Speechlys, discusses the implications and impacts of the Covid-19 hiatus on ticketing.

David Griffiths, senior member of the sports and entertainment team at Miller Insurance, on the challenges presented by playing sport behind closed doors.

In the third and final part of our interview, Fiorentina general director Joe Barone says that while a salary cap might work in US sport it  would create competitive imbalance in European football unless …

Chris Russo, chief executive of Fifth Generation Sports LLC, looks at the US market for sports-related M&A deals and their future prospects amid the Covid-19 pandemic