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Oliver

SportAccord 2015

Travelling back through the night from Sochi, having attended SportAccord 2015 as a Speaker, I had a chance to reflect on an eye-opening few days. For those readers unaware of SportAccord and where it sits in the Olympic organogram, it is essentially the umbrella organisation for more than 100 (Olympic and non-Olympic) international sports federations,…

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Premier League rights

The recent £5.136 billion deal for sale of the Premier League’s UK live TV rights for 2016-19, coincided in the week I was recuperating from a knee operation Accordingly I had somewhat more time than usual to dedicate to monitoring the press speculation about the bidders, the fact it had clearly progressed into a second…

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