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San Diego’s startup Games

San Diego’s startup Games

San Diego is set to host the inaugural ANOC World Beach Games in late 2019. Two years out, local organising committee president Vincent Mudd explains why the Californian city is the ideal host for this startup, international property.

21 November 2017 | By Michael Long

Switching pitch: the rise of the boutique tennis agency

Switching pitch: the rise of the boutique tennis agency

Two agents at the forefront of tennis's boutique agency trend discuss their bespoke management set-ups, why small is the new big in the business of talent representation, and how a personal touch goes a long way.

16 November 2017 | By Michael Long

The 2017 Rugby League World Cup: A commercial guide

The 2017 Rugby League World Cup: A commercial guide

As rugby league’s quadrennial showpiece gets underway in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, SportsPro looks at the competition’s sponsors and broadcast partners.

27 October 2017 | By George Dudley

Behind the screens: Inside Sky Sports’ new PPV streaming service

Behind the screens: Inside Sky Sports’ new PPV streaming service

Ahead of Anthony Joshua’s world title defence against Carlos Takam on Saturday, UK pay-TV giant Sky launched the Sky Sports Box Office streaming service in collaboration with digital video technology company NeuLion. SportsPro spoke to NeuLion’s Chris Wagner to understand the challenges involved in building a robust OTT platform and to learn more about the streaming operation on fight night.

26 October 2017 | By Sam Carp

Out now: SportsPro Issue 96 - The Broadcast Edition

Out now: SportsPro Issue 96 - The Broadcast Edition

A packed new edition of SportsPro magazine includes features on Formula One, broadcast and OTT, English cricket, bespoke Uefa Champions League rights agency Team Marketing, Lagardère in China and much more.

17 October 2017 | By Eoin Connolly

How Fanatics is taking its ‘v-commerce’ merchandising model global

How Fanatics is taking its ‘v-commerce’ merchandising model global

Florida-based Fanatics is already a leading player in licensed sports merchandise, but only a tenth of its annual sales come from outside North America. With an ambitious overseas expansion plan and a new president of international at the helm, that might not be the case for much longer.

04 October 2017 | By Michael Long

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