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As the Internet of Things expands, the sports industry finds new ways to improve the immersive experience of sport and increase the performance of both elite and recreational athletes. Elisha Chauhan spoke to leading experts in technology, both inside and outside of sport, to find out what major technological innovations could shape the industry in the next decade.

  • Date: 
    1 February 2015

    UEFA president Michel Platini is one of many purists who believe technology only has a limited role in sport at the highest level, one of the reasons he has put faith in referees over goal-line technology. Elisha Chauhan looks at how far is too far when fostering the use of technology in sport.

  • Date: 
    1 February 2015

    Owen Evans looks at the future role of sports bid consultants, and the potential impact Agenda 2020 will have on the sector.

  • Date: 
    1 February 2015

    Owen Evans asked one developed region, and one developing region for hosting sports events which they find most attractive, and how they measure what delivers a positive impact. 

  • Date: 
    1 February 2015

    From the giants such as the IOC based in the heart of sport administration in Lausanne, to the smaller IFs (international federations) dotted around the world, sports rights-holders are facing a battle to stay relevant.

  • Date: 
    1 February 2015

    Owen Evans spoke to the three main areas of the sports industry keeping a close eye on developments in the event bidding sector to understand how, why and where change is happening.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
30 January 2015

IndyCar has expressed its shock and disappointment after authorities in the Brazilian capital Brasilia cancelled the race that was due to open the 2015 season of the North American motor-racing series.