Action Sports

ESPN has postponed its Austin X Games originally due to take place in May next year, following the scrapping of its international events last month.

Sportswear giant Nike has appointed Scott LeClair action sports vice-president, replacing the retiring Roger Wyett.

ESPN has dropped its X Games events in Barcelona, Munich, Foz do Iguacu (Brazil) and Tignes (France) to concentrate on its events in the United States.

The International Roller Sports Federations (FIRS) president has called for newly-elected International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach to reorganise the process for voting sports in and out of the Olympic programme.

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

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

ESPN X Games has chosen Texan city Austin to replace Los Angeles as one of six stops on its calendar for the next four years.