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SportBusiness Review July 2019

In this month’s issue…

Player power

The professional Fortnite player and Twitch streamer suing his own team

Philadelphia Phillies see large bump in business fortunes with Bryce Harper signing

Outgoing ATP executive chairman and president Chris Kermode defends his record following council coup

Finance

What the Endeavor and Wanda IPOs say about the sports business

Media

Chaos in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A dissuades investors from buying its rights

The impact of OTT on lower-tier college sports, and the impact of lower-tier college sports on OTT

Sponsorship

Athletes drive virtuous circle of participation and sponsorship growth for the Australian Olympic Committee

Venues & facilities

US Tennis Association hosts Fortnite World Cup finals to introduce new audiences to refurbished US Open venue.

Event Hosting

Budapest has turned the setback of its unsuccessful 2024 Olympics bid into an opportunity that is driving growth and change across the city

Postgraduate Rankings

SportBusiness’ annual survey of the world’s best postgraduate courses

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Second of a two-part report from the APOS 2020 Virtual Series, the online incarnation of the leading Asia-Pacific media, telecoms and entertainment industry conference hosted by Media Partners Asia.

NFL team the San Francisco 49ers are ready to play an active role in helping Leeds United become a Premier League force both on and off the field following the club's promotion to English soccer's top flight. SportBusiness speaks to 49ers Enterprises president Paraag Marathe.

Brendan Flood, chairman of the Global Institute of Sport (GIS), University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) and director at Burnley FC, explains how now, more than ever, the global sports industry must innovate to adapt to the global climate, and how specific knowledge and education is central to that

The slow-moving, divided nature of top-level professional boxing has left the sport’s highest echelons more vulnerable to the Covid-19 shutdown. Tyson vs. Jones Jr. proves that a little flexibility can go a long way. Callum McCarthy reports.