Business

Shedding light on the ever-growing business of sports; from CSR expenditure to public-private partnerships, to involving private players in the development of talent.

What Happens to Olympians After the Olympics?

The monetary and in-kind rewards offered to the current set of Olympians must translate into supporting them towards 2024, along with creating a sustainable pool of talent for future editions of the Games.
BPL, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue 1

From Beautiful to Opulent: Europe’s Big Five Football Leagues are Pulling Away

Often referred to as ‘the beautiful game’, football is the most popular sport in the world and is played across 6 continents, from the...

How Can CSR Grant Agreements Be Redesigned to Not Stifle Non-profits?

The grant agreement reflects and amplifies the unequal power dynamic inherent to CSR, which manifests in the form of unfavourable conditions on the grantee.
India Stadium

Crumbling Fortresses: Saving India’s Sports Stadiums

Written by Dhruv Raman You’re finally here. After the long walk through sixteen gates and a security escapade that involved hiding earphones in your shoes,...

Sun, Sand and Cricket: The UAE Story

Written by Sreeradh Radhakrishnan  Despite never having achieved test status, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been an integral part of the cricketing world for...
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Mumbai City FC: What Does the CFG Deal Mean For Indian Football?

City Football Group-One of the leading private owners and operators of football clubs such as Manchester City has acquired a 65% stake in Mumbai...

Putting the Athlete First: Data Protection in Sports

Written by Swagam Dasgupta & Sourya Reddy  Fitbit. Apple. Samsung. Boltt. Huawei. What do all these companies have in common? The ability to tell you...
Sports Agents

‘Gods’ of Cricket: Understanding the Role of Players’ Agents

Written by Tanay Gokhale  There is no arguing that Sachin Tendulkar was the first Indian (and perhaps even global) cricket ‘brand’. Mark Mascarenhas was instrumental...

A Decade on, What Can the 2010 CWG Stadia Offer Sports in India?

Historically speaking, nations have used sport as a medium to showcase their culture, progress and development. Hosting multi-discipline international events like the Olympics, Asian...

Public Private Partnerships: The Win-Win Recipe for Indian Sport?

  Over the past decade, Indian sport has seen a great change in terms of its value to players and fans. It has evolved into...