Future sports technology & next generation business insights
Investment is the lifeblood of any business and in sport, the movement of money has reflected profound shifts in everything from geographical power bases to consumer behaviour. The way big and small funds work in sport has changed, too, settling into the rhythms and demands of the industry.
by Eoin Connolly
Where the sports industry goes next
SportsPro caught up with Uefa director of marketing Guy-Laurent Epstein to discuss how innovations such as the Nations League and the continued development of women's soccer could transcend the game.
by Steven Impey
SportsPro visits the Dutch soccer giant's famed training facility to meet Max Reckers, the club's performance technology consultant, and learn how the club stay ahead of the pack.
Chris Park became the latest executive to make the leap from traditional sport into esports when he left MLB for Gen.G recently. Here, he tells SportsPro why he jumped ship, and outlines his priorities upon entering the dynamic gaming space.
by Michael Long
Mike McCarley, president of golf at NBC Sports, and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy lift the lid on the sport’s first ever digital membership.
by Sam Carp
After forging a career in sports like rugby union, basketball, tennis and golf, Sophie Goldschmidt now finds herself at the helm of professional surfing. As chief executive of the World Surf League, the Englishwoman is harnessing technology and talent to revolutionise the sport’s flagship global properties.
Dalian Wanda’s 2015 acquisitions of Infront Sports & Media and the World Triathlon Corporation created a new entity with a presence in the traditional sports industry and one that is fast emerging. Today, Philippe Blatter, Wanda Sports Group president and vice-chairman, believes it can master a period of change to become a unique global power.
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