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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
A year out from Tokyo 2020, Joey Tan (pictured below), the head of global strategic initiatives at Alibaba Cloud International, explains how the scalability of cloud-based live broadcasting is set to transform the Games viewing experience.
by Joey Tan
Faced with a choice on Sunday between the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final, the Wimbledon men’s singles final and the British Grand Prix, many viewers opted to watch two or three at once. How can rights holders and broadcasters best accommodate multi-screen, multi-sport tastes?
Tom Elsden from Mailman and Seven League's Francois Westcombe offer their thoughts on the dos and don'ts for club soccer's giants during pre-season excursions.
by Tom Elsden and Francois Westcombe
In a changing sports media marketplace, the 2019 Grabyo Global Video Trends Report hints at the need to understand causes for viewer behaviour that go beyond technology.
David Lampitt, managing director, sports partnerships at Sportradar, on the metrics that matter as the latest big US sports property lands in the UK.
by David Lampitt
Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans are an indication of how much the tech economy will depend on keeping users in the same commercial environment – a trend sport’s smartest operators will be giving their full attention.
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