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27 Jul 2017

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has dropped the strongest hint yet that the US city is prepared to host the 2028, rather than the 2024 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, after stating that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is drawing up a lucrative offer for the 2028 Games.

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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)
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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The Cubs have lost their 'loveable losers tag' (Getty Images)
13 Jun 2017

What defines the strongest team identities in sport and is there a science to creating a compelling brand? In the second of a three-part series, Ben Cronin takes a look at the Chicago Cubs North American Major League Baseball franchise.

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The Masters has established itself at the top table of golf majors thanks to a long-term strategy of careful quality control over its brand. Richard Gillis reports.