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TV Sports Markets' Richard Welbirg looks at Cricket Australia's media rights in sub-Saharan Africa
Live television audiences in the UK for cricket’s 2016 World Twenty20 in India increased by 90 per cent in comparison with those for the 2014 tournament in Bangladesh. Average audiences jumped from 145,000 (a 1.8-per-cent share) to 276,000 (a 2.9-per-cent share).
A recent UK High Court ruling against the operators of Fanatix was regarded as a victory for rights-holders. But what are the true implications of the case in a sector with many grey areas? Frank Dunne reports.
Rob Ridley asks Cricket Australia about its plans to host the inaugural day and night test next month, and whether it will help to create cricket’s new breed of 24hr party people.
After adidas prised Houston Rockets star, James Harden, away from Nike for $200m last month, we look at whether it was enough to give the German giant the upper hand in its age-old rivalry with the Americans.
The IPL (Indian Premier League) has been hosted in two countries away from its homelands in its short history. Now there is the real prospect of it having a permanent international presence. Elisha Chauhan reports.
From the giants such as the IOC based in the heart of sport administration in Lausanne, to the smaller IFs (international federations) dotted around the world, sports rights-holders are facing a battle to stay relevant.
The genesis of a new or renovated stadium begins with the rights-holder who creates a brief that has to both push boundaries and stay within budget. Elisha Chauhan spoke to venue operators of the historic MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground) and MLB (Major League Baseball) team the Minnesota Twins’ Target Field to find out the challenges each faced in the design process.
There was a need for a major platform for consumer engagement that would drive the new brand identity and strengthen and consolidate its leadership position. The Global Partnership with ICC gave LG this platform and hence it was decided to renew the sponsorship for a further term, 2008-2015.
With a return to India imminent following a self-imposed four-year exile, Lalit Modi, the architect of the Indian Premier League (IPL), tells Matt Cutler his plans to shake up the business of cricket once again.
Elisha Chauhan finds outs how the newly-renovated SCG (Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground) will use technology to maximise its ticket and in-stadium product sales.
Former Cricket Australia and ICC (International Cricket Council) chief Malcolm Speed gives insight into a career plagued with allegations of corruption against players and organisations he overlooked.
Rally enthusiast Richard Bevan, the League Managers Association (LMA) CEO and former CEO of the English Professional Cricketers Association (PCA), was appointed chairman of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) late last year. He talks us through his sports industry career highs and lows.
Customer relationship management (CRM) has gone from being an embarrassment to a significant opportunity in sport as these three case studies - Cricket, Bowling and Major League Soccer - show very clearly.