Sky offers pay TV, exclusive movies and sport, but BT's move to acquire the telecoms company EE leaves Sky vulnerable

Sky: All to play for

Broadcaster is facing the toughest competition of its 25-year history

Rangers’ shareholders reject rights issue

Scottish football club faces bleak funding gap

Decline of the ice hockey fighters

Statistics suggest that it is was never a particularly successful tactic

India football league off to winning start

Financial future not certain despite encouraging debut season

Wanda frontrunner for Infront Media deal

Chinese conglomerate nears €1bn deal for Swiss sports marketer

Qatar makes Tottenham Hotspur its goal

Gulf state sets sights on buying Premier League club

Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani (L), Fifa President Joseph Blatter (C) and Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov pose with the World Cup following the announcement that Russia and Qatar will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups on December 2, 2010 at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich
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Fifa to publish World Cup bid report

Inquiry examines alleged unethical behaviour

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BBC warns of challenge from Netflix

Broadcaster faces increasing competition for best shows

Rangers picks Ashley ally Llambias as CEO

Football club and retail magnate brush aside threat of action

Ecclestone back on F1 board

Formula 1 chief still faces threat from ex-Diageo chief

Welcome to the world of Big Chocolate

Three companies will dominate processing sector

The rise of running to the office

Keeping up with the UK joggers who want tax parity with cyclists

Fifa World Cup investigator Garcia quits

Ethics head questions whether football body capable of change

Ecclestone wins battle for control of F1

Ex-Diageo chief Walsh walks away from plans to chair

Ashley faces SFA action over Rangers’ role

Newcastle Utd owner accused of undue influence over club

Renzi goes for gold with Olympic bid

Italy’s PM seeks to bring 2024 games to Rome

ITV and Sky set for showdown over fees

Ofcom launches consultation on public service broadcasters

Footballers playing holiday break cards?

Stars seeking bans to get holiday time off appears to be a myth

Cricket has ridden its luck for too long

The use of bouncers and Australia’s mourning questioned

Football rights auction pressure hits Sky

FTSE 100 lost 2.5 per cent to 6,300.63, a 161.07 point decline

Premier League comes to Friday night TV

League adds extra 14 matches to its 3-year packages

Ecclestone vows to maintain grip on F1

CEO fights against proposal to reduce his influence over the series

EU lorry shake-up faces long delay

New rules could spell end of road for short-cabin vehicles

Sports Direct shrugs off England team woes

Sportswear retailer withstands warm autumn to boost pre-tax profits 9.8%

London should break free from England

The M25 orbital motorway would be a ready-made border

Third director quits Rangers board

Norman Crighton’s exit from football club strengthens hand of Mike Ashley

Tycoon to return Nobel medal to Watson

Russian praises DNA biologist who linked intelligence to race

South Africa faces electricity crisis

Outages compound nation’s economic woes

Glazer son to sell $50m Man United stake

Sale of football club shares is for ‘estate planning’ reasons

Simon Mottram: cyclist in top gear

Rapha emerged from an obsession with the look and comfort of cycling

BP carnival moves on

Court ruling plus expected compensation for breaching Clean Water Act take toll on UK group

Abu Dhabi money kickstarts east Manchester

Football club’s inclusive training complex opens in deprived area

Axel Springer pays €446m for digital unit

Europe’s biggest publisher continues shift away from print media

Dalian Wanda: big fish

The Chinese property group will vault past peers when it lists

Burgess is strong code switch prospect

In every key category for his position he is among the best based on data from the NRL

RGIII joins the bench of fallen heroes

The quarterback’s downfall has been played out in public

Football battleground for telecom mergers

Speculation perms any two from BT, Sky, Vodafone, EE and O2

Bob Diamond backs Grassroot Soccer

Bob Diamond, Paul Etherington, women in hedge funds and Swiss bankers

Sky cashes in lead stake in gambling unit

Buyout group CVC’s cash to fill broadcaster’s war chest

International sport needs governance

Corrupt practices can easily spill over into politics and business