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ECB to learn from Wimbledon’s success with new broadcast deal

Perhaps the biggest threat in all areas of sport is short-termism. From athletes and coaches cast aside because of a run of poor form to short-sightedness in the more business-oriented

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Sky and NBC are changing how we consume sport – but is it enough to stem the tide?

This week, two developments look set to shake up the landscape ahead of the next bidding war for Premier League broadcast rights. In the US, NBC announced that they would

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The Club Website: Changing With The Times

It’s telling, if unsurprising, that when ask people to name their favourite websites, none mention the team they support or an official sports body. Here’s an article I first wrote for FC Business Magazine on the opportunities for clubs through their sites.

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Why fan engagement is the only way that Scottish football will flourish

Scottish football has had a lean spell over the last few years. The national side hasn’t made it to a major international tournament since 1998, and they were the only

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The Definitive list of eSports in Sports Organisations

One of speakers at #FECbrighton, Mario Leo of RESULT Sports, has released a new study looking at sports organisations and those involved with eSports. You can see the current list here…

Man City reveal their attempts to use new Google Posts feature

Manchester City are a football club who always seem to be at the forefront of digital innovation: always testing out emerging technologies or new trends to see if they might

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IOC partners with Intel, swapping fries for chips

Only days after parting company with partner McDonald’s the International Olympic Committee has, quite literally, swapped fries for chips, teaming up with Intel in a partnership due to run until

NBA star’s Instagram gaffe makes everyone cringe

So, how about that local sports team? When you’re a top young basketball star signing for a new club, a social media post expressing excitement is surely the best policy.

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Virtual Worlds in Australian Sport

No longer a pipe dream of years gone by, AR and VR is at our fingertips, and sport is an industry that is seeing some of the biggest uptake. Brisbane Heat’s Pete Lock gives us an Australian perspective.

UFC to provide its viewers with real-time stats as it looks to become huge on social media

UFC are to incorporate real-time statistics into the coverage of their fights for the first time, aiming to give their fans a better understanding of the bout they’re watching. Modern