Governance

Former adidas chief executive Herbert Hainer has been confirmed as the new president of Bayern Munich after he secured an overwhelming majority of votes at the Bundesliga club's Annual General Meeting

The World Leagues Forum (WLF), a group representing professional football leagues from across the world, has named Liga MX president Enrique Bonilla as its new chairman

The IMG agency has been appointed to provide management, marketing and communications consultancy services at the Zala Springs Golf Resort in Hungary as the venue looks to establish itself as one of Europe’s b…

The United Soccer League is reportedly planning to establish a division one women's professional soccer league in the United States as early as 2021, which would directly rival the established National…

A Madrid court has today (Friday) opted not to grant permission to stage a LaLiga match between Villarreal and Atlético Madrid in the US city of Miami.

The Southeast Asian National Olympic Committees Women in Sports summit will be hosted by the Philippine Olympic Committee on November 27 and 28, right before the start of the Southeast Asian Games, which…

After local media reported an increase of the Chinese Super League's quota for foreign  players last week, the Chinese Football Association released a statement on Tuesday saying those reports are "completely …

The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) is seeking to revoke USA Badminton’s status as the national governing body for the sport after it failed to complete a host of measures needed to …

World football’s governing body Fifa has today (Tuesday) handed life bans to three more senior former South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) executives, including Manuel Burga, who in December 2…

As Bayern Munich have all but elected a new club president, Bob Williams takes a look at how the club's executive board is set to change in the coming seasons.

In the first of a trio of interviews with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Kevin McCullagh speaks to Masa Takaya, spokesperson and communications team leader, about what Tokyo 2020 wants to say to the world and how his team is delivering the message.

After the Morey tweets, sentiment in the Chinese basketball sponsorship marketplace has swung the CBA’s way, making it easier for its leadership to focus on raising the quality of its core product: the league. Chen Yaolin finds out more.

Seven-team competition is first professional soccer league in Canada since 1992 Clubs have averaged 4,300 fans a game but OneSoccer digital ratings not made public

Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos is reportedly interested in purchasing a National Football League team

Travis Tygart, chief executive of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (Usada), has heavily criticised Nike’s involvement in the Alberto Salazar doping scandal and called on sponsors to do more to protect c…

Velon, the organising body behind the Hammer Series cycling event, has announced that it has added a complaint of discrimination against women’s cycling to its anti-trust proceedings against the International C…

Former Uefa president Michel Platini has said he is taking legal action against European football’s governing body in an effort to secure a substantial amount of back pay, along with bonus and legal f…

The England and Wales cricket board has joined the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Cricket Australia in opposing proposals by the International Cricket Council to launch a new flagship event…

Endeavor, the US-based sports and entertainment group, whose assets include the IMG agency and UFC, has invested in Whalerock Industries in a deal that involves Lloyd Braun, the digital media company’s c…

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) today strongly defended its move to terminate Lagardère Sports’ 12-year global media and sponsorship rights contract, describing it as a “legal consequence” of rec…

Six Nations Rugby has named Rupert Hunter as its new chief commercial advisor, replacing Dave Kavanagh

Cross-code rugby international Sonny Bill Williams has reportedly been given a minority stake in the Toronto Wolfpack as part of a lucrative move to the newly-promoted Super League side

Witold Bańka, Poland’s Minister for Sport and Tourism, has today (Thursday) been formally elected as the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) stating he will “always build bridges” with s…

Australia's football governing body has agreed a four-year deal with the country's players' union on that "closes the pay gap" between the men's and women's national teams

Vincenzo Novari has been announced as the chief executive of the 2026 winter Olympic Games, which will be held in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo in Italy.

Silicon Valley-based private equity firm Silver Lake Partners is reportedly looking to buy significant minority stakes in the National Basketball Association's New York Knicks and National Hockey League's…

Mediapro, the Spanish production and media rights group, has revealed details of a €1.5m ($1.6

Witold Bańka, the Polish Tourism and Sports Minister who will take over as the new president of the World Anti-Doping Agency on January 1, has called on sport’s commercial sponsors to contribute financially to…

Premiership Rugby has today (Tuesday) handed Saracens a 35-point deduction and a fine in excess of £5m (€5.8m/$6.45

Liga Nacional de Fútbol Sala (LNFS), organising body of the top two divisions of futsal in Spain, has reportedly approved the launch of a lawsuit against the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) over its a…

The Federal Court of Australia has today (Monday) opened a civil trial against former Tennis Australia directors Harold Mitchell and Steve Healy, with the court hearing that the former impeded rival bids…

The All India Football Federation signed a memorandum of understanding with its German counterpart the DFB on Friday, covering joint work to develop football in India

The Football Association of Indonesian (PSSI) elected Mochamad Iriawan, the commissioner-general of the country's National Police, as its new leader during a congress in Jakarta on Saturday

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday with football's global governing body Fifa, to increase football-related social responsibility projects…

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has appointed Russell James, a former digital and marketing executive at the Football Association, as sales and marketing director

Tokyo government officials have conceded defeat in their dispute with the International Olympic Committee over the location for the marathon at next year’s Olympics after it was confirmed that the event w…

Formula One and the International Automobile Federation (FIA) have today (Thursday) revealed the set of new regulations that will seek to overhaul the motor-racing championship from the 2021 season, headlined…