Royal St George’s votes to allow women

Vote at Kent golf club leaves only two male-only clubs on Open rota

Rangers shares suspended as adviser quits

Aim-quoted football club has one month to find a replacement

Downton Abbey

ITV ad revenue cheer despite viewer decline

Broadcaster to pay out £250m special dividend to investors

Dubai to build major post-crash project

Vote of confidence in financial centre despite competition from Abu Dhabi

QPR owners write off £60m in loans

Football club reports £9.8m loss as it tries to avoid heavy fines

Rangers chairman resigns ahead of EGM

Somers takes swipe at ‘rules’ and ‘behaviour’ in football

Basketball tactic of losing games can pay off

Practice of ‘tanking’ seems to be widespread in the NBA

Tiger Woods’ answers are in his head

Star golfer’s fight to regain form should start with him focusing on his brain — not his glutes

Boardroom trades February 28

Latest directors’ deals at IP Plus, blur, Ashley House and Hogg Robinson

Petropavlovsk’s restructuring approved

Miner to proceed with deeply discounted $235m rights issue

Ladbrokes sport fans take on digital role

Bookmaker looks to online content in strategy to generate bets

Nets suitors seek clarity before jumping

Auction of Brooklyn basketball team could raise $2bn

Greece suspends football league matches

Decision follows upsurge in violence at games

Fifa recommends winter 2022 World Cup

Tournament to be shortened in concession to European leagues

Use behavioural economics to lose weight

Financial incentives can push us to exercise, as Pact app shows

Sport must stop the tactic of faffing

Constant cheating, complaining and general messing around blight contests

IPL tests cricketers’ price versus ability

Stats also reveal that overseas cricketers can lift run-rate for relatively little cost

FT Masterclass: Real tennis with Sir William Sargent

The special effects boss is attracted to the quirky nature of the medieval racquet sport. But can he explain the rules to a confused Jonathan Moules?

‘Aegina gang’ holds key to euro crisis

Alexis Tsipras’s web of friendships could play defining role

Rangers presses King ahead of key vote

Shareholder ‘should detail’ his intentions for struggling football club

Tottenham stadium gets go-ahead

Premiership club clears final hurdle to build 56,000-seat arena

Dutch football fans rampage through Rome

Rioting Feyenoord supporters cap torrid week for the sport

BT given broadband boost by Brussels

Ofcom asked to make rules on ‘margin squeeze’ more flexible

Hapag-Lloyd sailings cancelled into May

Issues at the ports are choking off critical routes

Hearing determines Spurs’ stadium plans

Family-run business is last to appeal against order to move

Football spending tracks TV rights growth

Inequality between teams is roughly the same as income inequality

Coach’s impact beyond basketball court

Dean Smith was pre-eminent college coach before retiring in 1997

TV sports rights: Show them the money

Can broadcasters afford the premium for live coverage?

Sky’s centre forward sets a tough goal

Critics question Jeremy Darroch’s £4.1bn move to show Premier League football

Premier League bonanza prompts complaints

Football’s top tier faces pressure after lucrative TV rights deal

Virgin to spend £3bn extending its network

‘Project Lightning’ to connect an extra 4m homes and businesses

Australia bowled over by cricket World Cup

Sport enjoying renaissance Down Under, attracting record revenues

Premiership is expensive but worth it

Never expect a no-score-draw in the battle for TV sports rights

Premier League comparable to ‘the Queen’

Chief executive speaks of football’s ‘success story’

Premier League is the big winner from the £5bn TV rights auction

Football body turns deaf ear to boos after value of rights rises 70%

Sky and BT bet sports fans will pay more

Higher prices likely after record Premier League auction

Antonov fights extradition to Lithuania

Former Portsmouth FC owner and bank chief faces fraud allegations

Heineken bolstered by emerging markets

Brewer warns that year ahead likely to be hit by volatility

Sky shares fall on Premier League rights costs

Group pays 80% more to defeat BT in football TV showdown

Premier League TV rights smash forecasts

Sky and BT to pay over £5bn to show games

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