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A UK Member of Parliament has proposed that the 42 Scottish professional football clubs sign a charter agreement to stop all gambling sponsorships between clubs and operators

Lambert Maltock has been confirmed as the permanent president of the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC). Maltock, from Vanuatu, will serve a four-year term

The Mascot Bidco Oy consortium, led by Chinese sportswear giant Anta Sports Products, has completed a deal to acquire Finland-based Amer Sports, marking a significant step into the winter sports market

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has confirmed that it will elect its first female vice-president this year as it continues its push for greater gender equality in the governance…

Cape Town in South Africa will host the 2023 Netball World Cup, the International Netball Federation (INF) has announced

Individual tickets have gone on sale for the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup in France, with prices beginning at €9 ($10.10).

Italian Serie A football clubs Inter and AC Milan are working towards building a new 60,000-seat joint stadium, according to a report by La Repubblica

Manchester United will open a dedicated “atmosphere section” at the English Premier League football club’s Old Trafford stadium. T

Tauranga in New Zealand has secured the hosting rights for the 2021 World Squash Federation (WSF) Men’s World Team Championship.

If you're a broadcaster or sponsor, partnerships with global, A-list combat events are fantastic to have. But if fighters’ identities and abilities don’t resonate with your audience, the properties or events they appear on are almost never A-list enough to warrant the investment.

Fintech firm based in Wisconsin, but the ‘backbone’ of financial transactions around world Fiserv will streamline payment provision in arena and use it as a ‘test lab’ for new ways to transact Rumou

NFL franchise slashed the price of food and drink at their new Mercedes-Benz Stadium Revenue decline less than anticipated; fan response greater

Ascot digs into customer data to help double hospitality revenues in five years, adopting a data-driven approach to fine dining.

Ticketmaster’s decision to close its secondary ticketing platforms Seatwave and GetMeIn looks like a response to hardening of the political and legislative stance on secondary ticketing sites in Britain and Ireland. Ben Cronin examines what it means for rights-holders.

ESP Properties was launched in June 2015 as WPP’s attempt to create a sports marketing major to challenge the likes of IMG. Last year, its UK team was absorbed by its Two Circles division. In July 2018, its US operations were sold off. GroupM, the WPP subsidiary which created ESP, doesn’t see this as a failure or retrenchment. Some rivals and independent sponsorship experts have a different view.

Relevent Sports' executive chairman Charlie Stillitano explains how Stephen Ross’s $100m investment in the exclusive pre-season tournament is finally paying off, while Bayern Munich’s key board members illustrate the different ways the club benefits from participating. Bob Williams reports.

Over the last five years the hackathon has been adopted by several major rights-holders. Kevin McCullagh discusses the impact of hackathons on sports businesses.