Record revenues: Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring the club’s third club against Everton at Old Trafford last Sunday. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters.

Manchester United achieved record annual revenues last season, boosted by a new broadcasting deal for English football and trophy wins. The team fini(...)

Ian Jones and offensive guard Jeff Allen before the Texans playoff clash with the Patriots in January, 2017.

In 2010 Ian Jones was a second year Arts student in University College Cork. Today he is part of a backroom team preparing the Houston Texans for its (...)

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku. Premier League television rights for the three seasons from 2019-2020 will soon come up for blind bidding. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Football, in its English Premier League incarnation, is back, and it’s almost as if it has never been away and never will go away. The hype machine th(...)

Sacre bleu: the construction Olympics are about to ramp up in Paris, France. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty

In numbers: Advantage Amazon £10 million Annual sum that Amazon Prime Video is thought to be paying for rights to the ATP men’s tennis tour (which e(...)

Glen Killane, managing director of Eir Sport and Eir Television, at Eir’s group headquarters in Dublin: ‘We have to understand that not everybody loves sport.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s not long before the big question for anyone in the business of sport today comes up. Is UFC here to stay, or is it one great, noisy fad? Glen Ki(...)

Goldman Sachs at the New York Stock Exchange: Goldman and BAML were among banks that lent Tottenham Hotspur €455 million in May to help finance a new 61,500-seat stadium in London. Photograph: Reuters

US banks that have carved out a lucrative niche financing the construction and renovation of sports stadiums are making a push into Europe, signing a (...)

Sterling service: Manchester United’s Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photograph: AFP

Leading foreign football signings in Britain are looking to get paid in euro rather than sterling in the aftermath of Britain’s vote to leave the EU, (...)

Manchester United fans before the Uefa Europa League Final at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Manchester United’s ill-fated Irish trading arm reported an operating income of €50,000 last year. Accounts filed for Manchester United Commercial En(...)

A GP on his patients: you get over the shock that patients don’t take their tablets or tell you they smoke. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

The customer in the travel agent’s might not have known what she wanted, but she certainly knew what she did not want. She dismissed place after plac(...)

Arsenal’s Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez takes a shot at goal during a match against Sunderland this week Photograph: AFP

Alisher Usmanov, the Russian billionaire who owns a minority stake in Arsenal football club, has in recent weeks made a $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) bi(...)