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Roller sports lay claim to the IOC’s sought-after youth appeal trump card, but can disciplines like skateboarding and inline skating really be converted into serious Olympic sports?

Europe’s short-lived hosting of ESPN’s X Games is set to be revived, but with the failed 2022 winter Olympic Games bidder Oslo in the driving seat, will the action sports event be back for good?

Rob Ridley takes a look at why the proposed Xero Gravity Action Sports and Entertainment Complex in Florida is set to become an action sports mega-hub unrivalled anywhere else in the world.

With the growing popularity of extreme sports once again illustrated at this month’s winter Olympics, lawyer Jon Walters looks at the loopholes and traps for sponsors associated with leading events and athletes in that space.

SportBusiness International editor Matt Cutler reports on the ground from Los Angeles in a huge week of sport for the city.

Nitro Circus, the world’s largest action sports brand, has appointed London-based The Sports Consultancy to work on the host city selection process for its proposed slate of worldwide live events. 

German subscription broadcaster Sportdigital has launched action sports and lifestyle channel Edgesport in Germany, Austria and Switzerland after securing carriage deals with pay-television broadcaster…

German subscription broadcaster Sportdigital is set to carry content from action sports and lifestyle channel Edgesport after successfully applying for a broadcast licence, while Bundesliga football club…

Moon Hill, a hill with a natural arch through it a few kilometers outside Yangshuo in southern China, and one of the world's most popular sport climbing peaks, has reopened to sport climbers after a ban…

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SportBusiness International editor Matt Cutler reports on the ground from Los Angeles in a huge week of sport for the city.