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When Fifa organised the first World Cup in Uruguay in 1930, the event and the objectives of the federation were very different to the ones we recognise today

In 2018, Glasgow secured a second consecutive fifth-place finish in the overall Ultimate Sports City rankings, and a welldeserved trophy for the best city with a population under 1.3 million. Rory Squires talks with Billy Garrett, director of sport and events at Glasgow Life, about how Scotland’s second city has created a world-beating event strategy

In this month's issue we cover the following: MOROCCO 2026  –  The North African country pushes the vision of a 'compact' World Cup UNI

The winners from across all our award categories.

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: Wigan set for Chinese takeover; Chinese-owned Wolves strike Adidas deal; and CSL first to join Twitter

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Second Formula E team becomes Chinese-owned; US-China trade war threatens sportswear production; Chinese World Cup attendance will be strong, if overstated

Terrence Burns has worked at the heart of the Olympic Movement for decades. Here, he disusses his new venture, T Burns Sports Group, its acquisition by George Pyne's Engine Shop, and what it means for the industry.

 

Tim Crow looks at why the key driver in sports marketing is still an inconvenient truth.

SportBusiness International speaks to EA Sports and NFL executives to discuss how they bring in sponsors to the Madden games and the commercial opportunities available

In this month's issue we cover the following: COMING TO AMERICA  – Bayern Munich's New York office helps to secure new partners JUVENTUS – the commercial strategy of Italy's top club LOCAL

Browse the sections of the report Appetite for disruption: Inside We Are Disrupt, a female-focused sport marketing agency

Ben Cronin talks to David Grevemberg about the Commonwealth Games Federation's new model for selling sponsorship and supporting host cities in their delivery of the games.

Sport has conquered the world. So where does it go next? Tim Crow predicts sport’s next big frontier.