Cricket Australia rebuffs reports that Cummins influenced Alinta’s decision to quit
Cricket Australia has rebutted reports that Australian Test captain Pat Cummins influenced Alinta Energy’s decision to exit as main shirt sponsor after this season.
Michael Andrew: “The ISL shows athletes are beginning to find their voice”
By Michael Andrew, vice-captain and co-owner of New York Breakers, a team in the new International Swimming League.
Fortnite player’s contract lawsuit shakes up esports, but it’s unlikely to be the industry’s ‘Bosman moment’
Fortnite player and Twitch streamer Turner 'Tfue' Tenney has become the first professional gamer to file a lawsuit against his own organisation over an unfavourable contract. Callum McCarthy asks if signifies the emergence of player power in esports.
Athletes to benefit as International Swimming League threatens Fina’s hold over sport
A Ukranian billionaire is funding the latest effort to turn swimming into a regular competitive professional sport and not just one of the most popular events at the Summer Olympics.
Philadelphia Phillies see large bump in business fortunes with Harper signing
Fan excitement over the acquisition of the star free agent has fueled the MLB club to what is by far the league's largest per-game attendance increase. But Paul Hagen examines how the organization is already thinking long-term and looking to sustain fan engagement over Harper's entire 13-year deal.
Super signings: How super clubs monetise superstar athletes
Athletes like LeBron James and Cristiano Ronaldo can move the needle like no others. Bob Williams spoke to a number of industry experts to discover how exactly clubs can monetise their prize possessions.
Rule yourself | The IOC’s athlete marketing restrictions risk death by a thousand cuts
The IOC and the German Olympic Sports Confederation have been forced to relax the implementation of Rule 40 governing athlete endorsements in Germany after the country’s federal cartel office took action against them. Ben Cronin looks at the gradual erosion of the rule and the implications for the IOC’s TOP sponsorship programme