• 20.09.2019 /
    Interview: After exposing the Russian state doping regime, German journalist Hajo Seppelt and his doping editorial team at ARD and EyeOpening.Media became role models in investigative sports journalism. Now, the award-winning reporter has written a new book in which he explains how and why the team is fighting “the enemies of sport” in a billion dollar business of both industrial and political impact.
  • 02.05.2013 /
    Last season Real Madrid and FC Barcelona earned more from television than the teams with the third, fourth and fifth largest shares combined in Spain's La Liga. This picture could change if Spain adopts a collective television rights deal.
  • 15.10.2012 /
    French football team Paris Saint-Germain has recently signed a record sponsorship deal with Qatari National Bank. This deal is only a part in a long-term strategy designed by Qatar to forge national identity with sports as a key-pillar, says journalist and blogger James M. Dorsey in this article that takes a look into the Qatar-France relationship.
  • 13.04.2012 /
    Alongside their successful bids for high profiled sports events, Qatar and other Gulf states are gaining an increasing influence in European football through their acquisition of European soccer clubs, broadcasting rights and sponsorships. James M. Dorsey maps the Middle Eastern offensive, which is welcomed by some fan groups, but questioned by other stakeholders.
  • 11.11.2011 /
    Swiss authorities searched the International Handball Federation’s (IHF) Basel headquarters and IHF President Hassan Moustafa’s private residence on Wednesday.
  • 06.10.2011 /
    The contrasts between football’s multi millionaires and its less powerful stakeholders were highlighted on the third day of the Play the Game conference. Through research, documentaries and investigations, a number of filmmakers and journalists presented contrasting stories on those making a living from the beautiful game.
  • 22.06.2010 /
    The World Cup is the most watched sporting event in the world. With the event that only comes every four years come a slew of companies who step up and dish out millions of dollars to FIFA to be the official sponsors of the tournament. This year’s World Cup in South Africa is no different.
  • 17.06.2010 /
    On April 27, 2010 The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi over corruption allegations.

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