In an era when the boundaries between sport and entertainment are increasingly blurred, insurance company Integro is using its broad experience to evolve the industry.
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.
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.
Mark Peters, chief executive of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation, explains what processes have been put in place to create a lasting economic impact in the city.
SportsPro takes a behind the scenes look at the Hong Kong leg of the self-styled Grand Slam of indoor show jumping.
SportsPro looks at the development of cricket in Rwanda and speaks to Alby Shale on his charitable work with the sport in the country.
SportsPro looks ahead to the 2017 Winter X Games in Norway and at how its organisers believe the event can lead the way in a new digital-first world.
SportsPro looks at the role that social media is playing in telling stories and interacting with fans through live sport.
Perhaps no American president has taken office with as deep a history in sport as Donald Trump. Over more than three decades his misadventures in the industry encapsulated the myth and misanthropy of an American icon, part of a pitiless quest for validation that would end, somehow, in the Oval Office.
With one year to go until PyeongChang’s Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games get underway, the preparations in South Korea are entering their final stretch.
Founded in 2011 by Chatri Sityodtong and Victor Cui, Asia's ONE Championship is already on the verge of achieving a billion-dollar valuation. SportsPro went behind the scenes at the mixed martial arts promotion's final event of 2016 in Manila to find out how this startup became a leading player in the fight game.
The sport of darts is undergoing a renaissance, with its popularity growing across Europe. The 2017 edition of the Professional Darts Corporation William Hill World Darts Championship was the biggest to date, with records broken for ticket sales and TV viewing figures. SportsPro went behind the scenes at Alexandra Palace to find out what is driving the ever-increasing appetite for the arrows.
Tom Lloyd speaks to Phillip Wilson, chief executive of UCFB, about their unparalleled sports business education platform.
In the sports industry as in the world beyond, 2016 has been a year of major events, significant challenges and unexpected, profound changes. SportsPro runs through the 25 stories that mattered most over the past 12 months.
As the chairman of Qatar Sports Investment, Nasser Al-Khelaifi is the public face of the spending that has granted a tiny nation outsized global influence. He is perhaps best recognised by most sports fans, however, as the chairman and chief executive of French soccer champions Paris Saint-Germain. Wealth has brought dominion over Ligue 1, but Al-Khelaifi remains focused on taking the elusive next step.
2016 offered a packed summer of sport to television viewers around the world and behind much of it has been Eurovision, the media solution partner and operational arm of the European Broadcasting Union. SportsPro spoke with Stefan Kuerten, director of Eurovision services and sports rights, and Graham Warren, director of network, about the challenges the corporation has faced this year and the technologies it is pioneering.