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Highlights of the Fan Engagement panel at the Sports Decision Makers Summit in London. Highlights of the Fan Engagement panel at the Sports Decision Makers Summit in London. The panel looks beyond cookie-cutter approaches to fan engagement and discusses the importance of creativity and technology in creating deeper and more profitable engagement with fans.

Topics cover the planning behind the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, how the payments landscape is evolving at venues and what new technology can add to the experience of attending live events.

As TikTok has grown into one of the world's most popular social-media apps during the past year, the short-form video-sharing platform has become an important tool for sports rights-holders to expand and engage their fanbases. 

Budapest has turned the setback of its unsuccessful 2024 Olympics bid into an opportunity that is driving growth and change across the city.

IPO prospectus for parent company of the Infront agency and Ironman triathlon operator reveals strategy to focus on mass participation in China and predictions for the growth of the Chinese sports sector.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and local organising committee of the Beijing 2022 winter Olympic Games have appointed Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba as the event’s ticketing systems and s…

Glasgow’s hosting of the 2018 European Championships was watched by a television audience of 1.4

WPP is selling a 60-per-cent share in its market-research company Kantar to Bain Capital Private Equity in a deal that values the company at $4bn (£3.2bn/ €3.55bn).

Sports marketing and management agency Wasserman has launched The Collective, a new division that will focus on raising the visibility of women across the sports, entertainment and culture sectors

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The first Sports Decision Makers Summit – from SportBusiness and Sportel – was held at the W South Beach in Miami over 6-7 May. After the event, our moderators shared the most interesting learnings they took home.

Mexico City’s established sports strategy is in a period of transition following political upheaval. Bradley Rial investigates.

Ex-Synergy CEO Tim Crow argues that LA 2028's $2.5bn sponsorship revenue forecast - hailed as ambitious in the press - is in fact deeply conservative, and predicts that the final tally will break $4bn.

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Dubai’s reputation as an ever-changing metropolis that refuses to stand still contrasts with a carefully-crafted sports events strategy that has demonstrated remarkable consistency stretching back years.

The new EU Copyright Directive is one of the most controversial pieces of European legislation ever passed, pitting content creators like record companies, film studios and sports rights-holders against social media platforms and free-speech campaigners. Its final wording appears to have left both sides unhappy. And many experts say it will change very little for sport and direct no new revenues towards the industry.

Ahead of his appearance at the Sports Decision Makers Summit in Miami on May 7, 23 Capital Co-founder Stephen Duval discusses the way a creative approach to finance has opened the door to funding in the sector.

The Danish capital has developed its venues to attract big-ticket events and hosted international competitions with a variety of different sports

Documentaries going behind the scenes with sports teams and athletes are riding a wave of popularity. SportBusiness interviewed Mike Antinoro, senior vice-president at IMG Original Content, executive producer on series including Being Serena, First Team: Juventus and All or Nothing: Manchester City, to find out what’s behind the surge in interest and how the shows are put together.

As ESPN’s X Games prepares for a series of international editions, Dominic Bliss looks into what the event learned after its previous global push and subsequent retrenchment.

As new technology has opened new methods of media distribution, stakeholders from across the sports feeding chain have set out to establish themselves as media businesses

Harvesting and monetising athlete biometrics looks to be the ultimate ambition of sport’s obsession with data. Early movers in this space discuss the opportunities and risks ahead.

• Ambition to create licensing programme set out in Agenda 2020 • Organisation creates three categories to trade on heritage, iconography and values of the Olympics • L