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Skærmbillede 2021-12-02 kl. 22.11.17

WTA shows that high-profile sports blend politicization and commercialization

The evolution of professional sports demonstrates a growing tendency of stakeholder demands dominating the application of sound governance principles, enhanced transparency, and good corporate citizenship. The Peng Shuai case in international tennis – and how the WTA has tackled it – illustrates an interesting development when it comes to the commercialization and politicization of sports. […]

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Skærmbillede 2021-02-18 kl. 21.56.31

Mikkel Hansen – en af håndboldens superstjerner booster det danske ligaprodukt med sin hjemkomst

Visionerne omkring Aalborg Håndbold kommer alene til at bære noget af økonomien omkring Mikkel Hansens hjemkomst, da sportsøkonomi altid indeholder den emotionelle kapital, som kan rive folk med på rejsen. Det argument hersker, hvad enten det vedrører den dokumenterede virkning omkring motivationsaspektet for sportsfans, der vil i hallen og se superstjernen og være en engageret […]

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Skærmbillede 2021-02-03 kl. 15.14.49

Scandinavian countries build bridges through sports

Under the hashtag #DetSomBinderOsSammen (‘what ties us together’ would be a quick and reasonable translation), Øresundsbron portrays important building stones in Scandinavian societies such as the role of sports in relation to democratic values and sports as a community driver. As I have written with two co-authors in an article, which will be published in […]

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Skærmbillede 2020-12-31 kl. 12.17.49

Current and future sports business trends from a 2020 perspective

2020 marks an extraordinary sports year. First, 2020 has been remarkable because of the major shift that the COVID-19 pandemic provoked in the business of sports. Another a yet more positive influencer on the 2020 sports year is how the role of activist athletes saw increased commercialization potential boosted by the aftermath of Colin Kaepernicks […]

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Development tendencies over time in the business of sports in the US from Johan Cruyff and the NASL and from Billy Ball to the Moneyball era – a dialogue with Andy Dolich

The business of sports has really changed since the 1960s. Globalization, technology, data, new ownership models such as the growth of portfolio models and investments across various sports and international borders, and the application of sport as a geopolitical and soft power instrument are only a few of many important milestones, which emphasize the major […]

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