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Cricket Australia has been unable to broker a new pay deal with the Australian Cricketer’s Association. EPA/DAVID JONES

Business Briefing: following the money in cricket

Business Briefing: following the money in cricket. The Conversation17.7 MB (download)
Rather than just admiring a good hit or delivery, there’s another way to analyse what’s happening on a cricket pitch. Cricket players are actually business people, in the sense that they’re weighing up…
Jon Candy

Why it’s so hard to kill off a football club

The case of Bolton Wanderers is yet another example of how different football clubs are to normal companies – and why they rarely pass away into total, terminal, permanent death.
We’ve entered the home straight to Euro 2016. EPA/Ian Langsdon

Is European football facing a crisis?

As football grapples with numerous scandals, the Euro 2016 draw brings a welcome focus on the game itself rather than on the intrigue of its boardrooms.

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