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Ian Livingston, CEO of BT, jokes that there might be a funny coincidence in the timing of Alex Ferguson's resignation.
Ramon Vega, founder of Vega Swiss Asset Management, tells CNBC that Alex Ferguson created a model of how modern football should be managed as a business.
Sir Alex Ferguson, legendary manager of Manchester United will retire after the club's final match on Sunday, reports CNBC's Ross Westgate.
U.K.'s Liverpool Football Club may not be enjoying the success it has become accustomed to but Ian Ayre, the club's managing director told CNBC that U.S. owners Fenway Sports respect the club's history and are in it to invest for the long term.
Red Sox owner John Henry also owns the Liverpool Football Club. Ian Ayre, Liverpool Football Club managing director, offers insight on the business of soccer.
Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world but he's virtually unknown in the United States. However, Adidas believes Messi is such a transcendent star, it just launched a global retail brand of shoes and apparel that are all about him.
David Beckham arrived in China on Tuesday as an ambassador to help develop young players as the country tries to clean up its football image after a spate of corruption scandals.
Spanish football clubs spending less on players speaks to the league's ongoing problems with debt.
CNBC's John Carney and Brian Shactman discuss the DOJ's lawsuit against Standard and Poor's, and a new soccer probe uncovering betting profits of $11 billion.
Emirates airline sealed a five-year branding deal with Formula One motor racing on Tuesday as it tries to outdo regional rivals for global prominence.
Criminal organizations have infiltrated the highest levels of soccer, threatening the integrity of the sport, law enforcement officials said Monday.
Qatar's billion-dollar spending spree in preparation for the 2022 World Cup is bringing fresh business to companies of most shapes and sizes. But the chief executive of Doha Bank is calling on the government to take a more active role to ensure "equal opportunity".
Ratings for last night's college football championship were higher than the year before. CNBC's Brian Shactman and Kayla Tausche discuss what has everyone talking about a woman named Katherine Webb.
The resurgence of German soccer began, like the country's economic comeback, after a long slide toward stagnation amid dire prophecies of impending irrelevance.
The second-largest shareholder of U.K. soccer team Arsenal has told CNBC that he is ready to do all he can to help the team and is ready to take control of the club and buy the remaining shares.
Alisher Usmanov, founder of USM Holdings and Russia's richest man speaks exclusively to CNBC's Geoff Cutmore about his involvement in Arsenal football club in which he has a thirty percent stake.
U.K. soccer team Chelsea have this week sacked their eighth manager in nine years which has lead to criticism from numerous pundits and fans up and down the country. It’s also raised questions about the owner of the team, Roman Abramovich’s style of management and why people would want to work for him.
The most intense competition might be for the space on players' wrists — and yours.
On the final play of Monday night's NFL game, a controversial touchdown call changed the game's outcome. Some sources say it was a $150-300 million dollar swing. Various Las Vegas sources told CNBC, it was much more than that.
On the final play of Monday night's game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers, a Seahawks pass was called a touchdown when it appeared Green Bay had actually intercepted the ball. But does a "blown call" really matter?