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Rugby has a surprisingly large cachet in Malaysia, but the sport’s commercial potential has always been limited by the lack of a home. John Duerden investigates how that could change with the construction of the country’s first rugby-specific stadium.

What you need to know to survive the next decade

Barry M. Bloom looks at Chase Center, the newly-developed home of NBA team the Golden State Warriors, and how it reflects a quickly redeveloping San Francisco.

The city of Las Vegas is not immediately recognizable for its reputation as a sports hub. Bob Williams looks at how it is transitioning "from the entertainment capital of the world to the sports and entertainment capital of the world".

Stadium designers are increasingly turning toward psychological and anthropological research to guide the development the next generation of NFL facilities and create comfortable, as well as Instagram-able, venues. Randy Williams reports.

Nascar venue Daytona International Speedway has announced that it will stage a two-day soccer and music festival during July 4 weekend in 2021

With ballpark naming rights ending, brewing giant to gain several other entitlements

Following a public and acrimonious months-long stand-off, Nashville Mayor John Cooper and Nashville SC majority owner John Ingram announced that they have reached agreement to allow construction to begin…

Liverpool Football Club has announced that it is planning to begin the next phase of the expansion of its Anfield Stadium later this year, with completion scheduled for the start of the 2021-22 Premier…

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The Milwaukee Bucks are looking to host a range of events in the coming year, including multiple concerts and the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Eric Fisher talks to the Bucks president Peter Feigin about how the NBA team plans to leverage the Fiserv Forum as a venue for more than just basketball.

Topics cover the planning behind the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, how the payments landscape is evolving at venues and what new technology can add to the experience of attending live events.

Legends International president Andrew Hampel discusses the MLB International Series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London.

The MLB club's bold plan to solve its nearly generation-long search for a new facility not only has unusual architectural choices, but also involves redeveloping two separate parcels. Barry M. Bloom reports.

Three-times World Series winners the San Francisco Giants are turning property developers with the Mission Rock mixed-use development across the way from their Oracle Park home. Barry M. Bloom examines a project 15 years in the making.

One of the most tradition-bound of US sports is facing unprecedented change in the wake of outdated facilities, emerging technology, and the accelerated need to find new and younger fans.

Wi-Fi network and Bluetooth beacons capture crowd movements Catering JV to offer more food and beverage options and speedier service

MLS team's commercial prospects given ‘dramatic overhaul’ by move to $400m stadium Mixed-use development with sportsbook planned to capitalise on sports betting legislation E

Securing ‘big global events’ is a primary aim of Mercedes-Benz Stadium ownership Hosting a semi-final of 2026 Fifa World Cup also in sights of $1.5bn

Team using moment in spotlight to help fund construction of transformative new venue Key stakeholders will be invited to Atlanta; meetings with potential partners also arranged

Open golf championship looks to follow Uefa in trialling blockchain ticketing Experiments are adding weight to the case for more digital ticketing

The Jaguars have played an annual fixture in London since 2013, with the city now accounting for 11 per cent of their “local” revenues.

Fintech firm based in Wisconsin, but the ‘backbone’ of financial transactions around world Fiserv will streamline payment provision in arena and use it as a ‘test lab’ for new ways to transact Rumou

NFL franchise slashed the price of food and drink at their new Mercedes-Benz Stadium Revenue decline less than anticipated; fan response greater

Everton director of marketing, Richard Kenyon, explains how innovative pricing and engagement with young fans have helped the Premier League club shore up ailing attendances.

The Milwaukee Buck's brand new Fiserv Forum opens on 26 August. Ben Cronin speaks to executives from the team about how the new arena and an adjoining entertainment district are designed to cater for a year-round calendar of sport, entertainment and festivals and how the inclusion of 100 residential properties will see the team transition to being a real estate company. 

Welcome to the US Digest, rounding up the big news and developments coming out of the world’s biggest sports market

Welcome to the first edition of SportBusiness Group’s US Digest, rounding up the big news and developments coming out of the world’s biggest sports market