Despite its massive potential, Indian sport remains too inwardly focused, denying the country a crucial opportunity to become a major player in a worldwide industry.
Softbank, Endeavour and Silver Lake investment into likes of NFL, UFC and Manchester City is creating complex relationships spanning the globe
It’s half-time in Japan’s year of sporting mega-events with the Rugby World Cup behind it and the 2020 Olympics ahead, the sponsorship frenzy that has gone alongside those events carries a lesson for the world – Japan is still a commercial powerhouse.
Sports – or rather, investments in sports – have become a vehicle for competition in Abu Dhabi and Dubai’s fight for prominence.
With Chelsea and Arsenal to contest the Uefa Europa League final, fans have turned their attention to Baku – the capital of Azerbaijan. What many don’t know, however, is the decision to host the game in the city is part of a much greater strategic plan.
With the next Fifa Council meeting quickly approaching, Gianni Infantino’s recent travel itinerary offers insights into what’s really afoot in world politics at the moment