Finance & Money
In this week's China sports industry round-up: China still a player in 2018 World Cup | A third of World Cup counterfeit tickets sold to Chinese fans | Neymar joins forces with Chinese brand Oppo
In this week's China sports industry round-up: Chinese company Diking is newest sponsor for Russia 2018 | DDMC bids for AFC commercial rights | China updates Formula E race venues, adding Saudi Arabia to the fixtures
In this week's China sports industry round-up: Youku obtains World Cup streaming rights; OTT broadcast rights approved for Hisense; More Chinese businesses to become World Cup sponsors
For the third time in the history of these rankings, London has been named the world’s Ultimate Sports City. From the NFL and NBA to Wimbledon and Euro 2020, the British capital’s event-hosting strategy, coupled with the public’s appetite for sport, has placed the city at the centre of the sporting world
Looking at historical data of the publicly-traded commercial partners of the US major leagues shows that investing in Official Corporate Partners is a sound long-term investment strategy.
In this week's China sports industry round-up: Sinobo wins Beijing 2022 Olympic village contract; Chinese-owned Aston Villa in trouble after playoff defeat; and reforms make Hainan province golfing destination
In this week's US sports industry round-up: MLB aims to establish long-term relationship with London; United 2026 offers financial and diplomatic assurances; and Manning considers joining Panthers ownership group
In this week's China sports industry round-up: WTA Finals will move to Shenzhen; China Open becomes second £1m snooker event; and more details about Wanda's IPO.
Sports teams and rights-holders are today presented with a panoply of funding mechanisms to help raise money: issuing of mini-bonds, shares and other crowdfunding initiatives; financing against commercial rights; and insurance-backed loans are all competing against the high-street banks.
In this week's China sports industry round-up: Alibaba Cloud replaces Alibaba E-Auto as title of UAE-based event; Youth team leaves Germany following Tibet protest; and home fighters shine during UFC's Chinese debut