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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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Skærmbillede 2020-12-30 kl. 14.10.43

Football, cooperation, CSR & commercialization may move leagues, clubs and societies forward – the case of Responsiball’s CSR-ranking

The tenth edition of Responsiball’s annual CSR (corporate social responsibility) ranking of international and professional football leagues’ and clubs’ governance, environmental and social commitments is now online. The ranking takes a ‘triple bottom line’ approach to motivate professional football clubs and leagues to greater standards of responsibility and accountability. Based on some of my research […]

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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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A dialogue with Alan Rothenberg on the history, development & future of the MLS and football

From a sports business, there are interesting insights about the heart of football/soccer history and development. Alan Rothenberg, a renowned expert in sports law, sports leadership and sports business, participated in a dialogue earlier this year (2020), in which he gives the audience first-hand knowledge from how he participated in boosting football’s (soccer in the […]

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Skærmbillede 2020-11-25 kl. 21.06.55

Diego Maradona var den sidste af de store 10’ere – fodboldhimlen er blevet en stor stjerne rigere

Den argentinske boldkunstner Diego Armando Maradona Franco er desværre revet fra os i en alder af kun 60 år. Gennem sin aktive karriere har få, hvis nogle overhovedet, henrykket fodboldfans på globalt plan på den måde, som Maradona gjorde med sin sublime tekniske fodboldbegavelse og strategiske intuition for spillet. Maradona manøvrerede sig ofte, alene eller […]

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