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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
Short-form subscription video service Quibi, much trumpeted and heavily backed in the spring, is considering its options after a slow start. As sport grapples with its own format dilemmas, there is much to consider in what the project says about how audiences form.
Last week, SportsPro successfully hosted the first ever fully virtual edition of its flagship conference, SportsPro Live. It was an exercise in taking a physical experience into a remote setting - like so much else in the industry in 2020.
Sustainability expert and founder of Recipric, Kristen Fulmer, explains how sports organisations and venue operators can instil a sense of confidence when spectators return.
by Kristen Fulmer
Other plotlines that may or may not come to define the sports industry... Debating the true cost of hosting the Olympic Games.
With broadcasters getting €575m back from their outlay on Europe's disrupted club soccer competitions, it is becoming easier to put numbers on the impact of a distorted calendar.
Pascal Metral, Nagra's vice president of legal, explains why there are fundamentally two approaches needed to fight piracy, and how, by working in unison, they can have the greatest impact.
by Pascal Metral
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