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Kevin McCullagh speaks to Luca Ferrari, partner and global head of sports at law firm Withersworldwide, about how investors in sport should be regulated and the measures that should be taken when exercising due diligence.

There is evidence that the sun is setting on a Western-dominated era for the sports industry in Asia, and that the coming years will be much more locally-driven, SportBusiness Asia senior analyst Kevin McCullagh says.

SportBusiness speaks with Asia-Pacific industry insiders about the increased urgency of sport adopting data-driven business practices in the Covid and post-Covid worlds. Tom King reports.

SportBusiness speaks to with industry insiders in the Asia-Pacific region for their views about the adoption of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) benchmarking measures in sports and the importance ESG will have in the future.

Following partnerships with NBA, MLB, UFC, PGA Tour and numerous star athletes, the recovery and performance technology company has transformed its financial fortunes, as well as its domestic and international profile, this year. Bob Williams reports

Ambassador Real Madrid, President of Global Institute of Sport Governor UCFB, Partner and Head of Sport and Media Practice ​​​​Savannah Group, Associate Dean New York University, Preston Robert Tisch Institute Global Sport

Paul Samuels, executive vice-president of global partnerships for live sport and entertainment company AEG, says the company is targeting a full schedule of events at London's O2 Arena from April next year. Ben Cronin reports.

While much of the sports media world understandably obsesses over whether rights fees have peaked or are set for another growth spurt, Content Arena chief executive Erik Lorenz remains sanguine. Kevin Roberts reports.

Verizon-owned digital sports media outlet looks to be aggressive in areas such as legalized wagering, 5G mobile networks, and virtual reality. Yahoo Sports general manager Geoff Reiss discusses the company's efforts with SportBusiness US Editor Eric Fisher

Bradley Rial takes a look towards the future of event hosting in New York, one of the hardest-hit areas in the US during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Head of Commercial, Partnership Development Formula 1, Global Head of Central Content Creation Red Bull, Chair Rugby League World Cup 2021, Senior Campaign Manager (Europe) DAZN, Global People Director Sail GP, Founder/Chair and Managing Director Kinsey Sears

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Two Circles, Global Head of Sponsorship & Events Standard Chartered Bank, SVP & MD Octagon, Chief Executive & Co-Founder Satisfi Labs

In SportBusiness' latest webinar, top industry executives came together to discuss the role of technology, fan engagement, and data in sports sponsorship. You can watch the webinar for free here.

Michael Spirito, managing director of high-profile venture capital fund Sapphire Sport, discusses the current sports technology landscape with SportBusiness US Editor Eric Fisher.

Daniel Shichman, co-founder and chief executive at WSC Sports: “It’s not about getting likes or shares but achieving business goals.”

More than six dozen pro and college venues are to be used as voting sites in the forthcoming US election. Eric Fisher examines how athletes, player unions and teams are taking a proactive role in next month's vote.

The Covid-19 pandemic has stalled a modernisation of Japanese sport with a lot of domestic teams falling back on private backers and corporations to see them through the crisis. Kevin McCullagh and Tom King report.

The accelerated uptake of technology in relation to fan engagement and sponsorship comes under the spotlight this week in a free SportBusiness webinar

Recent months have seen an historic surge in sports-related public stock offerings using special purpose acquisition companies