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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
Disney has announced a further US$1.58 billion in streaming specialist BAMTech, a withdrawal from Netflix, and a new entertainment service to complement its planned ESPN OTT offering. It all adds up to an aggressive digital strategy, but will that be enough to arrest the fall of the 'worldwide leader in sports'?
by Michael Long
Discovery-backed Eurosport’s long-term production and distribution deal with the Olympic Channel is designed to exploit the European broadcaster’s strengths and could reveal much about how the Olympics’ OTT service will be grown.
As leading sports media and technology company Minute Media turns its attention to esports with its DBLTAP app, Duncan McMonagle, its senior vice president of strategy and partnerships, shares its strategy for the future and his wider opinions on the state of the esports industry.
by George Dudley
Ryan Morrison, a New York-based lawyer described as the ‘go-to’ esports agent, shares his views on the current state of the competitive video gaming business.
Omnigon's chief commercial officer, David Nugent, on the need for constant innovation and iteration in the digital space.
by Sam Carp
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