In this week's China sports industry round-up: DDMC buys the owner of English Premier League rights in China for $500m, financial giant Bank of China becomes the first official partner of Beijing 2022, and Alisports unveils plans for the world's richest rugby sevens tournament in Shanghai.Read on
What defines the strongest team identities in sport and is there a science to creating a compelling brand? In the first of a three-part series, Frank Dunne takes a look at German football club St. Pauli.Read on
Dayanch Gulgeldiyev, chairman of the Executive Committee for the preparation of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, tells SportBusiness International how the event will irrevocably change sport in Turkmenistan and across Asia
Ben Cohen, director of Wada’s (World Anti-Doping Agency) European office, describes how the AISTS (Académie Internationale des Sciences et Techniques du Sport) helped him on his current career path.
Loughborough University, an outstanding contributor to the sports industry for over 60 years, is combining exceptional research and teaching with active industry partnerships at its postgraduate campus at London’s Olympic Park.
Sport in focus: Golf
Ben Cronin explores how rule changes and format experimentation implemented by golf’s administrators are aiming to make the sport more accessible to the public.
HSE Cake managing director Jim Dowling argues that as golf chases new fans it shouldn't throw the Mercedes out in favour of a gold-plated Lamborghini
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.