The Swiss government has today (Wednesday) given its backing to Sion’s proposed bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, stating it will provide up to CHF995m (€872m/$1.04bn) to support the project.Read on
With just two years to go until the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, the competition's chief operating officer, Alan Gilpin, tells Ben Cronin about the benefits of its proximity to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and how it could influence the future of sports hospitality in the region.Read on
The Football Association of Finland adopted a data-driven approach to increasing player numbers and growing commercial revenue as part of its participation in the Uefa GROW development programme. In this extended report, David Walmsley looks at the way it tried to achieve these objectives.Read on
The Pac-12 Conference aligns itself with the innovation and entrepreneurial ethos of the burgeoning tech companies in neighbouring Silicon Valley. But what role will those companies play when the next big round of media rights comes into play?Read on
With Floyd Mayweather's fight against Conor McGregor said to have broken PPV, ticket and sponsorship records, Andy Fry looks at what sport can learn from the Las Vegas bout that caught the imagination of the sporting world.Read on
Sport in focus: Motorsport
With governments, manufacturers and consumers opening up to electric, motorsport is already preparing for a post-petrol and diesel age. Andy Fry reports.
SpeedMachine, the new Silverstone rallycross motorsport festival from WME | IMG, mixes the best of cars, music and food. Ben Cronin asks if there is an appetite for this kind of event.
Force India's deal with Sport Bible could be a precursor to Formula One establishing a new relationship with social media. Andy Fry finds out more.
MotoGP is the latest sports property to launch its own esports competition mixing virtual and real-life encounters. Sport Business International finds out more.