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Rodolfo Martinez, vice-president, production and operations at ESPN International and ESPN Deportes, has spearheaded the sports broadcaster’s on-site coverage of five editions of the Olympic Games and five Fifa World Cups. Here he offers a glimpse of the challenges that have to be overcome when working in different host cities.

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, RUSSIA - JULY 06: A paddington bear toy is seen on top of a Television camera during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Quarter Final match between Uruguay and France at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on July 6, 2018 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Rodolfo Martinez, vice-president, production and operations at ESPN International and ESPN Deportes, has spearheaded the sports broadcaster’s on-site coverage of five editions of the Olympic Games and five Fifa World Cups. Here he offers a glimpse of the challenges that have to be overcome when working in different host cities.

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