MLB players ‘will be at Tokyo 2020’, insists WBSC president Fraccari

MLB players ‘will be at Tokyo 2020’, insists WBSC president Fraccari

Baseball and softball were among five sports added to the Tokyo 2020 programme on Wednesday but for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), significant headaches remain.

05 August 2016 | By Eoin Connolly

The EFL: Marketing director Drew Barrand on English soccer’s big rebrand

The EFL: Marketing director Drew Barrand on English soccer’s big rebrand

The rechristened English Football League's marketing director explains the processes that the governing body towards its new identity.

05 August 2016 | By Tom Lloyd

The Qatar Goodwood Festival: A glorious evolution

The Qatar Goodwood Festival: A glorious evolution

In an exclusive interview with SportsPro Alex Eade, the general manager of Goodwood racecourse, discusses its annual meeting, the Qatar Goodwood Festival.

29 July 2016 | By George Dudley

Bringing soccer to the Bay Area: San Francisco Deltas founder Brian Helmick

Bringing soccer to the Bay Area: San Francisco Deltas founder Brian Helmick

In bringing a North American Soccer League team to the heart of California’s tech region, San Francisco Deltas founder and chief executive Brian Helmick hopes to harness the Bay Area spirit.

13 July 2016 | By Tom Lloyd

Keeping time: Hublot at the Uefa European Championship in France

Keeping time: Hublot at the Uefa European Championship in France

Ricardo Guadalupe, chief executive of Hublot, talks about the watchmaker's role as the official timekeeper of the 2016 Uefa European Championship.

17 June 2016 | By George Dudley

NWSL commissioner Jeff Plush on expansion, sponsorship and the outlook for women’s soccer

NWSL commissioner Jeff Plush on expansion, sponsorship and the outlook for women’s soccer

The NWSL has broken new ground by becoming the first US women’s professional soccer competition to survive beyond three seasons, bringing an air of cautious optimism to the league’s front office.

31 May 2016 | By Michael Long

Copa America Centenario: SUM president Kathy Carter on the race to sell sponsorship

Copa America Centenario: SUM president Kathy Carter on the race to sell sponsorship

Preparations for this summer's Copa America Centenario have been beset by delays and uncertainty, leaving Soccer United Marketing (SUM) in a race against time to find sponsors.

19 April 2016 | By Michael Long

A new challenge for Annika: Sörenstam on leading Europe at the 2017 Solheim Cup

A new challenge for Annika: Sörenstam on leading Europe at the 2017 Solheim Cup

She is widely regarded as the best female golfer of all-time, but Swedish great Annika Sörenstam is preparing to take on an entirely new challenge when she captains Europe at the 2017 Solheim Cup.

05 April 2016 | By Michael Long

Racing UK bets on HD being a winner

Racing UK bets on HD being a winner

Racing UK’s Seb Vance talks to SportsPro about this year’s Cheltenham festival and HD broadcasting in racing.

15 February 2016 | By George Dudley

Joël Bouzou on the return of the Peace and Sport International Forum

Joël Bouzou on the return of the Peace and Sport International Forum

After a one-year hiatus, the Peace and Sport International Forum begins on Wednesday. Founder and president Joël Bouzou previews the event and discusses some of the wider themes set to be addressed.

23 November 2015 | By Michael Long

What’s to come at next week’s Host Cities 2015 summit in Dubai

What’s to come at next week’s Host Cities 2015 summit in Dubai

It's one week to go until Host Cities 2015 takes place in Dubai. Here's what to expect from the landmark summit.

10 November 2015 | By Michael Long

Texas showdown: COTA gears up for its latest Formula One US Grand Prix

Texas showdown: COTA gears up for its latest Formula One US Grand Prix

Having now shaken off the ‘new host’ tag, the Circuit of the Americas' (COTA) founder and chairman Bobby Epstein says the fun part is just beginning.

21 October 2015 | By Mike Kennedy

Rugby World Cup 2015: Gloucester Rugby’s Stephen Vaughan on life after the party

Rugby World Cup 2015: Gloucester Rugby’s Stephen Vaughan on life after the party

Gloucester Rugby chief executive Stephen Vaughan outlines the club's plans to build on their experience as a Rugby World Cup host.

17 October 2015 | By Eoin Connolly

Built to serve: How the Shanghai Rolex Masters became an ATP favourite

Built to serve: How the Shanghai Rolex Masters became an ATP favourite

The Shanghai Rolex Masters has quickly become one of the best-loved events on the ATP World Tour. Ahead of this year's edition, set to start on Monday, chief organiser Charles Smith reveals why.

12 October 2015 | By Michael Long

The big agency rebrand: What Lagardère’s restructuring means for its ambitions in sport

The big agency rebrand: What Lagardère’s restructuring means for its ambitions in sport

Lagardère Sports and Entertainment chief operating officer Andrew Georgiou explains the thinking behind the agency's recent rebrand.

09 October 2015 | By James Emmett

At the double: Sochi set for Russian Grand Prix take two

At the double: Sochi set for Russian Grand Prix take two

Ahead of the second running of the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom this weekend, race promoter Sergey Vorobyev discusses building on last year and adjustments for the future.

08 October 2015 | By Mike Kennedy