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Innovation, glamour, excitement and maximum speed – business case of F1 star Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton is a sporting super star athlete succeeding in crafting an image that blends the ‘full speed’ perception of a Formula 1 champion with the energy and coolness that helps to differentiate Hamilton from most of his competitors in F1 and the world of sports. These characteristics has shaped Hamilton’s image for years and […]

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Golf business and sponsorship – case: what brands control major golf tournaments?

When analyzing sponsorship representation in the finest tournaments in golf, categories like financial services, apparel, consumer technology, and transport come to mind as dominant forces, cf. figure 1 below. Digging deeper, it becomes evident that this pattern is associated with car manufacturers Mercedes-Benz and Lexus, IT corporation IBM, telecommunications provider AT&T, watchmakers Rolex and Omega, […]

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The impact of technology and other WINNING investments on the business of sports

As a result of the rapid growth of commercialization and globalization in the business of sports, it has been stressed that sport is about WINNING. Although, this statement may seem cynical for some people it is clear that the business of sports in our contemporary society is about making a positive difference on and off […]

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The business of professional cycling – from a Tour de France perspective

The pinnacle of professional cycling is Tour de France. The race is a sporting mega-event and a large commercial show, which is enjoyed by millions of fans and hence acts as a market place for a dynamic flow of money. Teams, riders, sponsors, media, fans, cities and regions are among the actors in this entertaining […]

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