The Inside Track

  • The Rugby League World Cup 2021 is set to be the biggest Rugby League World Cup in history, and England are the hosts that will be bringing the men’s, women’s and wheelchair games together for the first time ever in a special, inclusive, celebratory event.

  • Federico Winer is Business Development, Retail and Consumer Industries expert for SAP, the global enterprise software company. He has been working within the media, sports and entertainment sectors throughout his career and is a highly sought after industry influencer and passionate evangelist in his field. Besides his commitment to the industry, Federico is a dedicated visiting lecturer and speaker at several leading international educational institutions and is a PhD candidate at the Institute for Sports Business at Loughborough University London. We hear from Federico on his career and how technology led experiences in sport must connect to the humanities.

  • Steve Elworthy, the managing director of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales shares his experience of devising a strategy to sell tickets for a major event, and how it can help drive the growth of a sport.

  • Sports business is rapidly changing under the influence of new technologies, macro-economic shifts, social and cultural movements, and other trends. These are feeding demand for new skills and job roles.

  • The FA and London have marked one year to go until the start of UEFA EURO 2020, using the milestone to reveal new details about the upcoming tournament – including the extensive volunteer programme and announcement of Rio Ferdinand as its lead ambassador – and encouraging fans up and down the country to ‘be part of it.’

  • The global sports industry continues to be one of the most dynamic and fastest growing of industries with key sectors such as sporting goods continuing to grow at 1.5 times the rate of the wider consumer sector. New sectors are also emerging such as E-sports which grew by 66% in revenue terms over the last year to £1.5 billion.

  • Investing in eSports feels like ‘the right thing to do’, with its ‘If-I-get-in-early’ potential that doesn’t come around often in the sports industry. But the question remains: how does it fulfil that promise and become a trans-formative investment? George Payne, CEO of Bruin Sports Capital, a leading global sports investment firm shares his views.

  • SportsPro has compiled its annual list of the World’s 50 most marketable athletes, this year bringing even more science to the process to create this definitive guide. We explore the process and share the results.

  • You’ve had your break in the sports workplace and you’re ambitious to succeed but where do you go from here? GlobalSportsJobs speaks to those who’ve become leaders in their own sporting right for what it takes achieve success in a sport business career.

  • Jordi Cruyff remembers the lessons on management skills he got from his father and how these continue to fuel his passion for people and football.

  • Loughborough University London and Chelsea Football Club are delighted to have formed a three-year strategic partnership that will see the two organisations work together on research, internships, player aftercare and engagement activities.

  • The leaders who will define the year ahead are emerging. Here are the ten people who will shape the global sports industry in 2017, across politics, the media, and beyond.

  • What are the major legal topics facing organisations in the global sports industry? We find out in this two-part series from our legal partner Couchmans LLP.

  • Meet FIFA's talented, international workforce & discover the array of opportunities available at the organisation.

  • Velon CEO discusses his role, offers invaluable career advice and outlines his plans to take professional cycling to the next level.

  • How do you build a CV that stands out in the competitive sport industry? Here are five essential components to creating a winning CV that will help you land your dream job.

  • Whether it's first- or second-screening or attending the game live, we are experiencing a revolution in how fans consume and interact with sport.

  • What are the major legal topics facing organisations in the global sports industry? We find out in this two-parter from our legal partner Couchmans LLP.

  • World Rugby Chairman discusses the qualities required to engender a positive environment for continued growth.

  • The influence of digital technology and growing social media opportunities is set to dominate the rapidly evolving landscape of Sports Sponsorship in 2017.

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