Wimbledon might be underway but tennis is in a fix over IRP

Wimbledon might be underway but tennis is in a fix over IRP

In the wake of the IRP interim report into tennis integrity, Sportradar's managing director David Lampitt questions whether the proposals have landed in the right place.

02 July 2018 | By Guest Contributor

World Cup 2018: The real reasons western brands distanced themselves from Russia 2018

World Cup 2018: The real reasons western brands distanced themselves from Russia 2018

Paul Fox, chief executive of international gaming company LeTou, who brokered the deal that saw his company become Swansea City's main shirt sponsor for the 2017/18 season, offers his expert analysis on the World Cup sponsorship picture.

27 June 2018 | By Guest Contributor

At large: Catering for World Cup viewing tastes

At large: Catering for World Cup viewing tastes

With fans indulging in the buffet of the Fifa World Cup first round, media companies have been reminded of the need to provide a full menu of broadcast options.

27 June 2018 | By Eoin Connolly

At large: Political footballs at the Fifa World Cup

At large: Political footballs at the Fifa World Cup

In his new column, SportsPro editor-at-large Eoin Connolly reflects on a soccer match which may well have been distracting us from other matters.

15 June 2018 | By Eoin Connolly

Watford snap up O’Connor: UCFB helping graduates follow their dreams and bridge the gender gap

Watford snap up O’Connor: UCFB helping graduates follow their dreams and bridge the gender gap

How Amy O'Connor followed her dream of working in soccer by studying at the University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) to become a business development executive with Premier League Watford. premier-league-watford-ucfb-graduates-bridge-gender-gap

04 May 2018 | By Guest Contributor

Integro’s Dani Ettridge: What’s expected when the unexpected happens - dealing with climate change

Integro’s Dani Ettridge: What’s expected when the unexpected happens - dealing with climate change

Dani Ettridge, business development executive at Integro Entertainment & Sport, on managing weather-impacted sporting events.

04 May 2018 | By Guest Contributor

The Long Read: How the sports industry is trying to turn the tide on plastic

The Long Read: How the sports industry is trying to turn the tide on plastic

SportsPro's Michael Long reflects on sport’s problem with plastic, and discovers the efforts of those within the industry to do something meaningful about a profound environmental threat.

03 May 2018 | By Michael Long

AS Roma, James Pallotta and understanding fans: SAP insights on the value of being second favourite

AS Roma, James Pallotta and understanding fans: SAP insights on the value of being second favourite

Greg McStravick, SAP's president of database and data management, reflects on a recent talk from AS Roma owner James Pallotta, and explains how soccer clubs are integrating technology across three key areas to become the second-favourite team of a broader network of fans.

27 April 2018 | By Guest Contributor

ITU president Marisol Casado: ‘Female athletes deserve more balanced portrayal in the media’

ITU president Marisol Casado: ‘Female athletes deserve more balanced portrayal in the media’

With Sport Accord 2018 coming to a close, International Triathlon Union (ITU) president Marisol Casado discusses the issues that female athletes face in their portrayal in the media, and outlines how the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) new gender equality recommendations are addressing those issues.

20 April 2018 | By Guest Contributor

The Unofficial Partner Column: “Let’s Machine it”

The Unofficial Partner Column: “Let’s Machine it”

A new verb usage has Richard Gillis pondering the impact of artificial intelligence.

19 April 2018 | By Richard Gillis

The Matt Slater Column: Why the Commonwealth Games offers a beacon in dark sporting times

The Matt Slater Column: Why the Commonwealth Games offers a beacon in dark sporting times

Amid dark moments for sport in the UK and around the world, Press Association’s chief sports reporter finds a way to reconnect with the point of it all

04 April 2018 | By Matt Slater

The Commonwealth: More relevant than ever before

The Commonwealth: More relevant than ever before

Ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, which get underway on Wednesday, Ben Nichols, director of communications and public affairs at the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), explains why the Commonwealth brand of sport is more relevant than ever.

03 April 2018 | By Guest Contributor

Passion-powered change: the positive pursuit of diversity

Passion-powered change: the positive pursuit of diversity

On International Women's Day, Synergy managing director Lisa Parfitt lays out how female leaders in sport can drive the changes they want to see in the industry.

08 March 2018 | By Guest Contributor

A new era for major events: delivering more for host destinations

A new era for major events: delivering more for host destinations

Sean Parry, senior consultant at The Sports Consultancy, on how to meet public expectations of major events.

01 March 2018 | By Guest Contributor

How Sarasota made a vacation destination into a viable elite sporting venue

How Sarasota made a vacation destination into a viable elite sporting venue

Thoughtful planning and investment in sport facilities will bring much more than a single elite-level competition. It can transform an entire town.

28 February 2018 | By Guest Contributor

Across the court: building WTA Media to serve women’s tennis

Across the court: building WTA Media to serve women’s tennis

Sarah Milburn on her first year of overseeing WTA Media.

28 February 2018 | By Guest Contributor