Since being founded in 2000 by the International Olympic Committee and leading academic institutes, the International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) has provided the launch pad for many successful careers in sports worldwide.
In addition to an academic programme developed and delivered by people at the heart of sport, AISTS prides itself on its connectivity and today its alumni of more than 500 former students hold key positions in sports worldwide.
SportBusiness spoke to one of them – former international sailor Marion Gebistorf – about her experience at AISTS and the way it has helped shape her career.Read on
Shareholders of Televisa have launched legal action against the Mexican media company after claiming they have lost “hundreds of millions of dollars” after the business allegedly paid bribes to secure Fifa World Cup rights.Read on
In this week's US sports industry round-up: Woods-Mickelson showdown set for Thanksgiving weekend; LeBron gives Lakers instant national TV exposure; and France arrest is latest PR nightmare for Nascar.Read on
Ahead of his keynote address at the inaugural World Basketball Summit in Xi’an, China, on October 3 and 4,NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum discusses the global impact of the league and the potential for the worldwide growth of the sport.Read on
World football’s governing body Fifa has said the 2018 World Cup generated estimated global betting turnover of €136bn ($159.7bn) and was free from any evidence of match manipulation behaviour.Read on
US media company 21st Century Fox has recorded significant increases in full-year profit and revenue, while it has moved to buy itself extra time in the ongoing takeover battle for pan-European pay-television broadcaster Sky.Read on
Rugby Australia has announced today (Wednesday) that its 2021 Women’s World Cup would be staged in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley region should it be successful in its bid for the rugby union tournament.Read on
The NBA has announced that the Orlando Magic will play two regular-season games against the Chicago Bulls and the Utah Jazz in Mexico later this year after the basketball league signed a long-term agreement with events partner Zignia Live to collaborate on staging more fixtures in the country.Read on
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has sealed a partnership with global technology provider Sports Data Labs that will allow squash to become the first professional sport to commercialise in-game physiological data.Read on