President Steven Scebelo discusses the creation of REP Worldwide, a 'first of its kind' brand management and group licensing venture launched this week by the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA).
Australia and England’s men’s cricket teams will resume one of world sport’s oldest rivalries when their five-Test Ashes series begins in Brisbane on 23rd November. Back in the UK, pay-TV channel BT Sport will be showing the series for the first time. Simon Green, the head of BT Sport, explains how the channel aims to make its mark on the historic contest.
Among a host of other experiments, November’s inaugural ATP Next Gen Finals saw the successful debut of the Hawk-Eye Live automated line calling system. Hawk-Eye Innovations head of tennis Sam Green discussess the inner workings of the system, its roots in soccer, and the future of refereeing aids.
Chris Wagner, executive vice president and co-founder of video technology specialists NeuLion, explains how the company has responded to consumer trends to become a reliable partner in an increasingly competitive market.
Digital-native viewers are a headache for the traditional sports broadcast players, leaving a growing gap in live and linear audiences. John West and Jeff Nathenson explain how Whistle Sports intends to act as a bridge to younger viewers.
David Lappartient, president of the International Cycling Union (UCI), talks exclusively to SportsPro about his surprising landslide election victory, how he aims to implement his manifesto, the rumoured reduction in road team sizes and how he hopes to continue his predecessor’s battle against doping.
As the NFL returns to London on Sunday, Mark Waller, the league’s executive vice president of international, discusses the league’s growth outside the US and where the opportunities lie for the future.
The World Snooker Federation (WSF) was launched last week and its president Jason Ferguson exclusively discusses how the new federation will help snooker become an Olympic and Paralympic sport.
Dana Dar, director of product marketing, sports and events at global channel and content distribution network MX1, tells SportsPro about the company’s formation, the challenges that it has faced, and the opportunities opening up in the sector over the coming years.
As more sports fans migrate online, rights holders and broadcasters must react to the challenges of delivering paid-for live content over robust services, as Cleeng founder and chief executive Gilles Domartini explains.
Ahead of this month’s International Cycling Union presidential election, its incumbent chief discusses the sport's reputation, what he did right in his first term, his election manifesto, Wanda, and the battle with doping.
“We’ve extended the golden era of volleyball”: the FIVB’s Fabio Azevedo on the sport’s global growth
Fabio Azevedo, general director of the FIVB, has ambitions to turn volleyball and beach volleyball into tier-one Olympic sports. Here, he discusses his plan for achieving that, as well as the future rebranding of the organisation and a potential appearance for snow volleyball on the Winter Olympic programme.
Sam Jones, the new chief executive of OverTier, discusses how NFL Game Pass has enhanced its offering for European customers, and explains why he believes it is the world’s leading OTT sports product.
Ahead of his appearance at The Brand Conference, Will Dean, founder and chief executive of Tough Mudder, discusses how his Harvard Business School competition entry has grown into a global mass participation event.
With the addition of two South African franchises - the Southern Kings and the Cheetahs - to its roster of European teams, the Guinness Pro 14 can now lay claim to being a truly global rugby union club competition. Wth a new season just underway, chief executive Martin Anayi discusses how the logistics of a dual-hemisphere league will work, the prospect of expanding the Pro14 further, and how he plans to help globalise the game at club level.