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Alaska Losing Sports Events and Teams

At one time, when oil prices were high, Alaska was going after sporting events. The Winter Olympics was the big prize but Alaska never...

NBA Star’s Comments Come as Under Armour Shares Sink

Shares of the Under Armour sportswear company sank more than 3 percent on Tuesday, a day after National Basketball Association star Kevin Durant said...

Owen: IOC Says it Redistributes 90 Percent of Revenues, but Does it?

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) likes to say that it redistributes 90 percent of its revenues. This is Thomas Bach, IOC President, on page five...

Victoria Commonwealth Games Bid Scrapped after Province Refuses to Support

Victoria's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games is over after the Provincial Government in British Columbia announced it would not support it. It means...

Are Chinese Investors Barred from Buying NBA Franchises?

Leslie Alexander has put his National Basketball Association team in Houston up for sale. There is also talk that the Brooklyn Nets franchise is...
Krystof Kryzl of the Czech Republic

Analysis Details how IOC Used Money Earned During 2013-2016 Olympic Cycle

Exclusive new analysis of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s financial accounts reveals how the body used the more than $5.6 billion of revenue it...

Rio 2016 Organizers Seek New Ways for Brazilian Government to Help Pay Debt

Attempts by Rio 2016 organizers to convince all three levels of Brazilian government to provide financial support to tackle their remaining debts are still...

Disney Flees Netflix to Start Sports Service

This was the week sports video delivery started to change. CBS has decided to begin a sports streaming video service that will be modeled...

Birmingham 2021 Organizers Eye Budget Reduction of $25 Million

Birmingham 2021 chief executive DJ Mackovets has revealed that organizers of the next World Games realistically think they can reduce their budget by around...

Leagues Prepare for Life with State-Sponsored Sports Books

The two sides of the professional sports gambling issue seem to ironically be bookended this week. On Tuesday, the Commissioners of the NBA, NFL, NHL...

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