Football

English Premier League football club Fulham has announced a new “long-term” kit partnership with Adidas.

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has backtracked on comments that Sao Paulo could be stripped of World Cup host city status by guaranteeing that it will retain its key position at next year’s tournament.

The Swiss government is proposing to tighten anti-corruption laws, citing international sporting federations based in the country as targets of the suggested changes.

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino has stated this morning that he will follow executive chairman Nicola Cortese out of the club if he decides to leave.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has admitted that hosting the 2022 World Cup in the heat of a Qatari summer is not “rational or reasonable”.

Russian Premier League football club Zenit St. Petersburg had its appeal against a technical defeat rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport today.

The president of Rio de Janeiro’s Court of Justice, Leila Mariano, has overturned the suspension of the awarding of the operating rights of the Maracana stadium to sports and entertainment company IMX.

Brazilian football club Corinthians have hit out at FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke’s warning that stadium construction work in Sao Paulo needs to “speed up” ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

Following Queens Park Rangers (QPR)’s relegation from the English Premier League this season, former investor Matt Winton has said planning around television revenues is a “recipe for disaster”.

In the sports broadcasting industry, you never have to wait too long before one of the world’s biggest sports properties announces a mega multi-million dollar TV deal.

German football club Bayer Leverkusen has named Michael Schade as its managing director following the retirement of Wolfgang Holzhaeuser this October.

FIFA has suspended eight Estonian footballers and has handed a lifetime ban to a Lebanese player following their involvement in match-fixing.

A third of English Premier League fans may not renew their season tickets for next season, according to new research.

A judge has ruled that the bidding process for the operating rights of Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium was unfair and has suspended the contract with bid winners IMX.

PepsiCo has extended a sponsorship deal with the Jordan Football Association in a three-year deal, from 2013-14 to 2015-16.

Pauline McVey, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, looks at televised sport in Russia and considers the impact of the decision by the Russian Premier League to launch its own football channel

As the Premier League embarks on its international rights sales, SportBusiness Intelligence, the market intelligence and consultancy arm of the SportBusiness Group, looks at how top football properties…