The Business of Sport: China's first Manchester derby cancelled & sports law experts come together in the light of doping scandals

Jul 29, 2016, 12:18 PM

The first Manchester derby to take place in China was called off earlier this week with the pitch deemed unplayable, leaving many thousands of fans out of pocket. This came after some Manchester United players were left stranded in Tianjin when they were meant to be in Beijing. One wonders what the legacy of this tour will be. Mark Dreyer of China Sports Insider gives his take. (For more on that visit here )

And a free conference featuring some of the UK's leading sports law experts will take place in Cambridge next Friday. It comes at an interesting time with the doping crisis still rife and media rights in sport more up for grabs than ever before. Tom Serby, Law Lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge joined Michael to discuss and of course Joe Aldridge had extra time.