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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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Most recent

Sixteen current NBA players to take part in inaugural "NBA 2K Players Tournament" Competitors include Kevin Durant, Trae Young, Donovan Mitchell, and Devon Booker

When the Indian Premier League enacted cost-cutting measures in March 2020, franchises were shocked given the relative profitability in recent years. John Duerden takes a closer look at how the coronavirus outbreak led to the decision.

The race’s popularity among young fans, both new and existing, has shown F1’s senior executives that video games and esports can be central to engaging under-25s.

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit Australia’s major sports with varying degrees of severity.