On Monday the curtain fell down on the six-day, inaugural Special Olympics Asia-Pacific Games with a spectacular opening ceremony at the Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia. SportBusiness International editor Matt Cutler spoke to Tim Shriver, Special Olympics chairman, about the challenges and opportunities around the organisation's continual drive to take people with intellectual disabilities, and the people who love and care for them, out of the shadows through the power of sport.
After decades of being hidden behind the Soviet curtain, Turkmenistan is preparing to go under the global spotlight. Kevin Roberts travelled to the country's capital, Ashgabat, to find out how they plan to use sport as a launch pad.
As tonight’s bidding application deadline for hosting the 2022 winter Olympics approaches, The Sport Consultancy’s Robert Datnow asks whether the candidate cities – and the communication consultancies that steer their bid strategies – will find the rules of the game beginning to change?
With less than two weeks until the International Olympic Committee (IOC) names its new leader, SportBusiness Group editorial director Kevin Roberts looks at the young life of Sergey Bubka, who would later become one of the presidential candidates.
Bid leader and Colombian minister of sport, Andres Botero Phiillipsbourne, shows some powerful images and explains why bidding host Medellin is the right fit for the 2018 Youth Olympics.
Ahead of the 2018 Youth Olympics host city elections, former Argentine rugby player Agustín Pichot explains to SportBusiness Group's editorial director, Kevin Roberts, why his bidding hometown Buenos Aires needs the Games to inspire its youth.
The eight sports bidding to join the Olympic Movement will present their cases to the IOC (International Olympic Committee) today.