Manchester City, the Premier League charges and what happens next?
George Breare and Tom Bassam are joined by soccer finance expert Kieran Maguire to discuss the Premier League's decision to refer Manchester CIty to an independent commission over alleged breaches of the financial rules that govern English soccer's top flight.
- The Manchester City affair (2:02)
- The Super Bowl ratings (36:58)
- DAZN's US$1bn deal for NFL Game Pass (44:39)
- Under the radar stories (48:30)
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In Review: IPL 2023 and the 22/23 Premier League season
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48:46As the curtain falls on the 2023 IPL and Premier League seasons, George Breare is joined by features editor, Sam Carp, to explore record-breaking campaigns and the twists and turns that took place on the pitch and in the boardroom, including: - The huge broadcast numbers on Star Sports and Jio Cinema - The IPL’s commercial pull for major global brands - Why the WPL launched at the perfect time - Is the Premier League really capable of self-governance? - Why football’s relationship with geopolitics shows no signs of slowing
Welcome to Wrexham: Behind sport's most talked about takeover
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34:32In February 2021, Hollywood superstars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney surprised the world by completing a takeover of small National League football club Wrexham AFC. Alongside Strategic Advisor, Shaun Harvey, and Executive Director, Humphrey Ker, we lift the lid on the story behind the takeover and how the club has come to embody an innovative and bold approach, including: The impact of the Disney+ Welcome to Wrexham docuseries and the explosion of Wrexham fans in North America and globally How Wrexham have transformed the streaming landscape of the National League What does the future hold for Wrexham and their Hollywood superstar owners?
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Is the Indy 500 motorsport’s Super Bowl? Plus, Bayes Esports on why the esports opportunity is only just beginning.
57:43Part one sees Tom Bassam joined by BlackBook Motorsport writer Cian Brittle to discuss crown jewel of US motorsport, the Indy 500 to look at why the Indy 500 stands alone in terms of fan experience and commercial outlook. Part two sees George Breare chat to Amir Mirzaee and Clayton Larcombe from Bayes Esports about what the next phase of the esports industry looks like, including: · Why the impact of Covid-19 on the esports industry is exaggerated · Why PAC Capital decided to lead Bayes’ recent Series A funding round · How esports needs to adapt its commercial model to thrive · How regional esports markets differ
What are the big storylines heading into the new WNBA season?
44:55This week regular hosts George Breare and Tom Bassam are joined on the podcast by SportsPro reporter Josh Sim to discuss the major off-field narratives ahead of the 2023 WNBA campaign. Talking points: The expansion question (1:06) Scripps and the media rights picture for the WNBA (10:25) Are women's sports properties valued properly by media companies? (13:37) Does the WNBA need a new CBA? (19:31) The flaws with the ICC's new revenue distribution model (26:05) The Ottawa Senators sale and what it says about the current state of the NHL (37:44)
How do you host the Women's World Cup? Jane Fernandez, COO of Australia and New Zealand 2023, tells all
32:42Back in January, Jane Fernandez was named as one of SportsPro's 'Ten Influencers' for 2023. Now, with the countdown on to the 2023 Women's World Cup, the chief operating officer for the tournament in Australia and New Zealand explains how the organisers are planning to deliver what could be a landmark soccer moment.
Sky Sports is spending UK£935m on EFL rights, but is it a good deal?
35:10SportsPro Podcast hosts George Breare and Tom Bassam dive into the fine print of the EFL deal which will see Sky Sports broadcast the Championship, League One, League Two and the Carabao Cup in the UK until the end of the 2028/29 season. Talking points: The detail of the deal (1:33) The Saturday blackout remains and the headline changes (4:19) The end of iFollow (8:28) What it means for clubs in each division (16:40) The impact on matchday attendance (21:06) Will EFL club income get any closer to the Premier League? (22:48) Under the radar: Newcastle's new shirt sponsor (26:12) Under the radar: Matchroom's investment talks with CVC collapse (29:32)
Record women's sport crowds, Man Utd takeover latest and is The Hundred going T20?
40:30Tom Bassam is joined by Sam Carp for a whiparound the week in sports industry news. Talking points: Record attendances in the Women's Six Nations and Women's Champions League (1:24) Setting an example for others to follow (10:12) Where we're at after the third round of bidders for Manchester United (14:00) The fan influence on the takeover process (20:00) The Hundred changing course? (24:16) Gianni Infantino stands up for the value of the Women's World Cup (32:41)
A guide to tackling diversity and inclusion with the FEI
31:39On this special episode of the SportsPro Podcast, Tom Bassam is joined by Sabrina Ibáñez, secretary general of the FEI, who is one of the nine women in leadership roles out of 39 summer Olympic federations. Together they discuss wider representation challenges, leading a diverse organisation and addressing unconscious biases in evolving times. Talking Points: Female under representation at a senior level (01:40) How do we put practical measures in place in regulatory level? (02:39) Things the FEI is doing differently in regard to DEI compared to other federations? (05:38) How do you try to influence other federations (09:26) FEI initiatives in parasport (14:46) The power of using athletes for storytelling (17:37) Looking ahead to Paris 2024 (19:13) LQBTQ+ issues in a gender neutral sport (20:50) Efforts to modernise the FEI (26:34)
Could the betting shirt sponsor ban actually mean more money for Premier League clubs?
23:44George Breare and Tom Bassam return for a whiparound of the latest news in sports business, taking in the Premier Legaue's gambling ban, the talks of Saudi interest in T20 cricket, as well as the latest on Dan Snyder selling the Washington Commanders. In part two our hosts try to figure out how they would fix boxing and rugby union.