This is the Business of Sport, with Share Radio's Michael Considine.
On this edition of the show: Joe Aldridge will speaking to the team behind AFC Wimbledon in the week where they were promoted to League 1, Eoin Connolly of Sports Pro will be giving Michael his thoughts on the state of European club rugby and ING's Ian Bright will be joining the team to crunch the numbers and tell us who is Euro 2016's most valuable player.
This is The Business of Sport with Share Radio’s Michael Considine, broadcasting every Friday at 2PM.
On today’s show: An extra division for league football, Tony Xia buys Aston Villa, changes in European club rugby & more!
Joe Aldridge will be looking at plans from the Football League to overhaul the league structure, Mark Dreyer of China Sports Insider will be discussing Aston Villa's new owner and Michele Verroken will be giving her thoughts on the news that retests from the Beijing games have found 31 athletes tested positive.
BT Sport has announced a tie-up with YouTube to broadcast this season's Uefa Champions League and Europa League finals. Despite being free-of-charge, broadcasts on the BT Sport freeview channel have drawn disappointing viewing figures, so Robert Van Egghen looked into how digital technology is changing European football's premier competition.
Welcome to The Business of Sport with Share Radio's Michael Considine.
On today's show:
The 66th FIFA congress is taking place in Mexico City this week, Michael will be getting the thoughts of Sport Integrity Initiative's Andy Brown on FIFA's progress and also the latest on doping allegations in Russia. Editor of Rugby World Owain Jones will be joining Michael to discuss the challenges facing Bill Beaumont as he becomes chairman of World Rugby and Joe Aldridge will have Extra Time.
It's time for This is Money! Once again, the guys from the award-winning finance website join Georgie in the studio to run down the hottest money stories of the week. On this show, editor Simon Lambert and consumer affairs Lee Boyce are in to discuss the return of the no-deposit mortgages, the 5 biggest threats to your pensions, and finally, Leicester City for the win! Lee gloats on the clubs surprise victory, while a slightly more prosaic Simon breaks down the ridiculous odds placed on the teams chances - half as likely as seeing Elvis!
This is Money is presented in partnership with NS&I.
The UK car industry is undergoing a bit of a renaissance, but the V.W Dieselgate scandal has also hit the global vehicle industry. Richard Oarcock is an automotive expert from Motoring Research and he joined us in the studio to discuss what visitors to the London car Show can expect
As exam season draws closer and closer, a free new app is bringing a fresh new approach to studying and revision. Gojimo have over 160,000 practice questions on all popular subjects and offer tutoring via instant messaging, available 24/7. Linda Lewis meets the founder, George Burgess, and the young team behind Gojimo on Company Casebook who explain how it all started.
This week Sue Dougan sits down with Graeme Obree, former World Champion in the 4000m pursuit in the Velodrome, and twice holder of the mythical hour record. Sue and Graeme talk about his exciting sporting career, and his new quest to be the fastest on two wheels, human powered, as well as hearing some of his favourite musical influences.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Lucie Lemay from 9to5 Foodie and over the phone with Hannah Mills from Wedges and Weights to discuss how to get the best value for money when getting fit. They discuss everything from creating nutritious meal plans on a budget to ways to stay fit for less.
This week on Business of Sport with Michael Considine we look ahead to what is sure to be a pivotal week in the history of the The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, World football insider editor Mark Bisson and Jaimie Fuller, chairman of Skins, the sportswear company and also member of the organisation New Fifa Now give their thoughts and Joe Aldridge looks at how the new season for Formula 1 is shaping up. Plus Ruby Johnson with this week's Extra Time
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