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Thoughts and insights from the SportBusiness International team and guest writers

  • Blog
    29 Sep 2015

    Rachael Church discusses the IOC’s plans to conduct its own public opinion polls when choosing future host cities.

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  • Blog
    27 Aug 2015

    Rachael Church takes a look at the IOC’s plans to revamp the selection process for future Olympic Host Cities. And discovers that China is actually nearer to home than she first thought.

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  • Comment
    21 Feb 2014

    With the growing popularity of extreme sports once again illustrated at this month’s winter Olympics, lawyer Jon Walters looks at the loopholes and traps for sponsors associated with leading events and athletes in that space.

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  • Comment
    14 Nov 2013

    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?

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  • Comment
    5 Jul 2013

    The Board Report podcast from SportBusiness International looks at the deals, decisions, issues and personalities making headlines across the business of sport. This week we discuss the major decisions made at the IOC (International Olympic Committee) Session in Buenos Aires and look at what impact they will all have on the sports landscape. We also look at what the latest European football transfer window means for UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations and preview our Sports Marketing 360 conference on September 19.

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  • Comment
    10 Sep 2013

    The race for the most influential job in sport is almost over. In a matter of hours, six candidates will find out who will be the new president of the Olympic Movement.

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  • Comment
    23 Aug 2013

    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.

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