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Heavyweights: Behind the scenes at Joshua v Klitschko

Heavyweights: Behind the scenes at Joshua v Klitschko

On 29th April, in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium, Anthony Joshua met Wladimir Klitschko on the biggest night of heavyweight boxing in over a decade. SportsPro went behind the scenes at a promotion that restored the power of one of sport’s blue riband events.

12 May 2017 | By Eoin Connolly

Striking out: fencing’s digital advance

Striking out: fencing’s digital advance

The formation of the annual FIE Fencing Grand Prix series in 2014 gave the sport of fencing an elite-level showcase outside of Olympic years. Now, with social media and the emergence of new over-the-top streaming options having created direct ways of reaching the uninitiated fan, the International Fencing Federation is taking its repackaged event concept to a digital audience.

26 April 2017 | By Michael Long

California dreaming: LA 2024’s ‘low-risk’ Olympic pitch

California dreaming: LA 2024’s ‘low-risk’ Olympic pitch

The Los Angeles bid for the 2024 Olympics promises to deliver ‘a new Games for a new era’, one that can restore the credibility of an Olympic movement going through a worrying malaise. As another bidding race enters its final phase with just two cities in the running, it could be that the movement needs LA now more than ever.

05 April 2017 | By Michael Long

Winter is coming: federations look to PyeongChang 2018

Winter is coming: federations look to PyeongChang 2018

With under 12 months to go until the Winter Olympics gets under way in PyeongChang, it is a crucial season for the major winter federations. International Ski Federation secretary general Sarah Lewis and the newly elected International Skating Union president Jan Dijkema discuss their respective governing bodies’ plans for this all-important year.

04 April 2017 | By George Dudley

City of sharing: Paris 2024

City of sharing: Paris 2024

Paris has unveiled its final plans for hosting the Olympic Games in 2024 as it prepares to face off with Los Angeles in what is now a two-horse race. The bid committee is promising the most open, the most sustainable, and the most shareable Olympics ever, and is confident of celebrating the 100th anniversary of the city’s last Games by doing it all over again.

04 April 2017 | By Adam Nelson

Passing on the torch: Where does the Olympic Games go now?

Passing on the torch: Where does the Olympic Games go now?

The withdrawal of Budapest from the race for the 2024 Olympic Games means that for the second time in succession, the International Olympic Committee has just two bidders to choose from. Even with a run of events set for major global cities, there are now burning questions as to how desirable hosting is in the current era.

04 April 2017 | By Eoin Connolly

Calling the feds: international bodies after Rio

Calling the feds: international bodies after Rio

While major federations across the world of sport continue to find themselves embroiled in scandal, it is business as usual for the governing bodies further down the sporting ladder, where the work remains focused on increasing visibility throughout the Olympic cycle. Representatives from three summer federations reflect on the Rio Games, look forward to the 12 months ahead, and discuss their plans for further expansion.

03 April 2017 | By Adam Nelson

Denmark’s the spot

Denmark’s the spot

The Nordic nation of Denmark is currently gearing up to host the 15th annual edition of the SportAccord Convention, an event which marks its coming of age as a sporting destination. Sport Event Denmark, the government-established and run body for the organisation of sport events in the country, is facing a big year, and an even bigger future.

30 March 2017 | By Adam Nelson

Tamasha on the seas

Tamasha on the seas

Award-winning journalist and author Mihir Bose returns to the city of his birth, Mumbai, to discover the sport of Powerboat P1, and reflect on the many challenges of putting together an event from scratch in a unique marketplace.

29 March 2017 | By Mihir Bose

Centre ground: Cricket in Rwanda

Centre ground: Cricket in Rwanda

SportsPro looks at the development of cricket in Rwanda and speaks to Alby Shale on his charitable work with the sport in the country.

10 March 2017 | By Eoin Connolly

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