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Centralised thinking: Alastair Waddington on ITN’s partnership with the IAAF

Centralised thinking: Alastair Waddington on ITN’s partnership with the IAAF

Earlier this month ITN Productions agreed a deal with athletics’ global governing body, the IAAF, to form a joint venture for the host broadcasting and media production of the sport’s major events. Alastair Waddington, the ITN Productions director of sport, explains how the partnership came together and how it will work.

09 August 2017 | By George Dudley

Destination Ireland: The Women’s Rugby World Cup and beyond

Destination Ireland: The Women’s Rugby World Cup and beyond

Edel Mitchell, head of international events prospecting and bidding unit at tourism body Fáilte Ireland, tells SportsPro about bidding for and hosting the Women’s Rugby World Cup, and how it can help to attract further major events to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

09 August 2017 | By Adam Nelson

Niels de Vos on London 2017 and building a legacy for British athletics

Niels de Vos on London 2017 and building a legacy for British athletics

As the London 2017 World Athletics Championships begin, UK Athletics and local organising committee chief executive Niels de Vos talks to SportsPro about the value of winning, the future of the sport, and preparations for an event that will evoke memories of the city’s Olympics five years ago.

04 August 2017 | By Adam Nelson

Athletics after Usain: An interview with Ricky Simms

Athletics after Usain: An interview with Ricky Simms

With the IAAF World Athletics Championships about to get underway in London, Ricky Simms, director of PACE Sports Management, discusses the legacy his client Usain Bolt will leave behind.

03 August 2017 | By Adam Nelson

At the DBL: Minute Media’s new esports platform

At the DBL: Minute Media’s new esports platform

As leading sports media and technology company Minute Media turns its attention to esports with its DBLTAP app, Duncan McMonagle, its senior vice president of strategy and partnerships, shares its strategy for the future and his wider opinions on the state of the esports industry.

24 July 2017 | By George Dudley

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