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17 Aug 2017

The Committee of Administrators, established earlier this year by India’s Supreme Court to oversee the implementation of new governance rules at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has asked for three of the sporting governing body’s office bearers to be removed.

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Chinese snooker star Ding Junhui (Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
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15 Aug 2017

In this week's China sports industry round-up: China’s Gao family now owns majority stake in Southampton FC; Wanda and LeEco – two firms heavily invested in China’s sports industry – singled out for criticism; World Snooker has committed to a 10-year digital rights deal with Rigour Media.

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Real Madrid's Uefa Champions League final victory over Juventus was broadcast live via BT Sport's VR app (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
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6 Jul 2017

BT Sport's coverage of this season's Uefa Champions League final was arguably the most ambitious deployment yet of virtual reality in sport. With hardware sales soaring, production values improving and cost decreasing, Richard Welbirg asks if VR's time has finally come.   

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Manchester United’s players lift the Uefa Europa League trophy after they beat Ajax in the 2016-17 final in Stockholm (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
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21 Jul 2017

While it may be tempting to see the Uefa Europa League as a property in the shadow of the mighty Champions League, Europe’s ‘second’ trophy is emerging as a brand in its own right with a broad footprint and scheduling that is proving attractive for sponsors and broadcasters. Kevin Roberts reports.

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LaLiga, which operates Spain’s top two football divisions, is taking innovative steps in its efforts to protect the integrity of the game at home and abroad

As Turkmenistan prepares to host the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in September we capture the growing excitement among organisers, volunteers and, of course, athletes.

SportBusiness International speaks to Simon Denyer, founder and chief executive of Perform Group, about the philosophy of the company as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

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