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FanCam takes super high-res images of crowds attending live events at sports stadiums, and then offers fans the chance to see themselves in the sponsored snaps. Greg Pitcher discovers how the company is forging links between sponsors and fans’ hearts and minds. 

Our resident fan engagement correspondent enjoys the most English of experiences: a rain affected one-day international cricket match between England and the West Indies.

Abu Dhabi serves as an irresistible draw to an increasing number of sports clubs, federations and organisations every year.

Abu Dhabi’s reputation as a host of stellar events across a wide variety of sports has attracted a broad range of international federations and sports governing bodies in recent years.

The combination of climate and accessibility means that the Emirate provides a convenient and attractive option for professional sports teams and individual athletes.

HE Aref Al Awani, General Secretary of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council explains how the Emirate’s continuing investment in a world class sports infrastructure serves the local population and the international community.

AIMS president and IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox pays tribute to Ashgabat's hosting of AIMAG 2017.

Turkeminstan's hero wrestler and multiple gold-medal winner Seydi Batyrow on the joy of competing at AIMAG 2017.

Dayanch Gulgeldiyev, Chairman of the 5th AIMAG Executive Committee, discusses the overwhelming success of 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, and the future of Ashgabat as an event-hosting destination.

Ashgabat, capital of the central Asian country of Turkmenistan, exploded onto the world sporting stage in style when its gleaming new Olympic Complex hosted the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.

Digital correspondent Richard Clarke takes in a live esports event for the first time as he attends the Gfinity Elite Series in Fulham, London.

With Floyd Mayweather's fight against Conor McGregor said to have broken PPV, ticket and sponsorship records, Andy Fry looks at what sport can learn from the Las Vegas bout that caught the imagination of the sporting world.

Edgbaston became the first English county cricket ground to host a day/night Test match last week when England played the West Indies. Ben Cronin spoke to Warwickshire County Cricket Club's chief executive Neil Snowball to find out if the new format had been of commercial benefit to the county.

A new partnership between the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and the Lagardère Sports agency will overhaul the bidding process and staging of the quadrennial event. Robert Ridley reports.

Blair Hughes visits the Kyocera Dome in Osaka to experience a professional baseball game Japanese style

From perfect strawberries to ultra-efficient queues, Dominic Bliss discovers why the All England Club is still the cream when it comes to entertaining thousands of tennis fans at Wimbledon each year.

Strap yourself in and prepare for the ride – the Samsung Slider, used at Twickenham for this year’s HSBC London Sevens, offers fans an unusual experience. Will Mann reports.

Sky walks are allowing stadium operators to open up a useful extra revenue stream. Will Mann reports.

Fan engagement consultant Mark Bradley visits the SSE Women’s FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium in London.