Rolling sports business news wrap: Every deal, every day

Rolling sports business news wrap: Every deal, every day

Top story: IOC commits US$925M for 2026 Olympic host city.

04 July 2018

Table tennis World Tour goes pro as ITTF launch new events

Table tennis World Tour goes pro as ITTF launch new events

Governing body also becomes first partner of International Testing Agency.

03 July 2018

ATP confirms return of World Team Cup for 2020

ATP confirms return of World Team Cup for 2020

Transformed team tennis tournament could scupper ITF’s Davis Cup revamp.

02 July 2018

Brisbane to host major cycling festival for next three years

Brisbane to host major cycling festival for next three years

Three-week event to feature final of track cycling's Six Day Series.

29 June 2018

IndyCar signs Road America extension as Phoenix race exits

IndyCar signs Road America extension as Phoenix race exits

Deal with Road America will see the series return to Wisconsin for the next three years.

26 June 2018

MLB teams up with NCAA for inaugural Nebraska game

MLB teams up with NCAA for inaugural Nebraska game

The Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals to face off in Omaha in 2019.

25 June 2018

MLB could look to UAE for international games

MLB could look to UAE for international games

Baseball league’s global expansion to involve more activity in Middle East, says Chris Park.

21 June 2018

Knicks and Wizards set for 2019 NBA London Game

Knicks and Wizards set for 2019 NBA London Game

DC-based basketball franchise make first appearance in annual UK match-up.

21 June 2018

Belgian Grand Prix future secured with new deal

Belgian Grand Prix future secured with new deal

Three-year contract sees local authority continue to cover race’s operating losses.

19 June 2018

Moroccan King orders 2030 Fifa World Cup bid

Moroccan King orders 2030 Fifa World Cup bid

North African nation to make sixth attempt to stage tournament after missing out on 2026.

18 June 2018

Paris 2024 considers temporary aquatics centre to control costs

Paris 2024 considers temporary aquatics centre to control costs

Host of 33rd Olympic Games fighting to remain within €6.8 billion scheduled budget.

14 June 2018

World Cup voting changes encourage English 2030 bid

World Cup voting changes encourage English 2030 bid

Fifa vice-president David Gill hails more transparent host decision process.

14 June 2018

United Bid wins 2026 Fifa World Cup

United Bid wins 2026 Fifa World Cup

Quadrennial international soccer tournament goes to North America after 68th Congress vote.

13 June 2018

‘United Bid could hang on response to Trump,’ says Cordeiro

‘United Bid could hang on response to Trump,’ says Cordeiro

Time running out for United and Morocco bids as 2026 World Cup vote looms.

12 June 2018

Cricket SA teams up with SuperSport for new T20 league

Cricket SA teams up with SuperSport for new T20 league

Governing body unveils new venture following collapse of T20 Global League.

11 June 2018

Supercoppa Italiana heads to Saudi Arabia

Supercoppa Italiana heads to Saudi Arabia

Annual Italian soccer fixture to be played in Middle East for three of next five years.

07 June 2018