The most valuable asset one can have is knowledge. In sport, as in any other business, being well informed is crucial for anyone’s success.
This is why we have put together a list of 15 newsletters, which cover different areas of the sports industry, and that you should consider subscribing to.
15. The Players' Tribune
The Players' Tribune is a new media platform that produces daily sports conversation and publishes first-person stories from professional athletes. The platform was founded by former professional Major League Baseball player Derek Jeter in 2014.
Goal is an international football (soccer) news website published in 19 languages, with 38 national editions and over 600 contributors. News cover all sporting side of the sport, and include business related article (about transfers, club acquisitions, etc).
13. The Stadium Business News
The Stadium Business News is delivered by the Stadium Business Summit, and organisations that has been helping ticketing businesses for many years, through their meetings, summits and other events. They share some of the key news they receive everyday – and have team of expert writers to cover the sector, providing our fragmented industry with a single voice.
12. Around The Rings
Around the Rings is an Internet-based publication covering the business and politics of the Olympic Movement, as well as a wide array of issues in international sports. ATR had its beginnings in the late 1980s, when Atlanta was bidding for the 1996 Olympic Games.
11. Leaders Digest
Leaders run premium, invitation-only global summits and private networking forums for business executives and performance practitioners across the world of sport. Their newsletter various newsletters (Leaders Digest is one of them) are distributed all year round to 105,000 subscribers.
10. Off The Pitch
Off The Pitch is a new football finance intelligence service providing a convenient business intelligence tool, a comprehensive database, unique reports and football business journalism. You can subscribe to receive their daily newsletter for free, but access to the content is paid.
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9. Front Office Sports
FOS is a daily sports newsletter network comprised of Front Office Sports, The Association, Sports Section, and The Rundown.The newsletter gives a deep analytical dives into the most interesting topics in the business of sports.
8. Sports Business Journal
Sports Business Journal is the most traditional service of its kind in the USA. Its weekly and daily content provides original reporting and news aggregation, plus newsletters, podcasts and video. SBJ’s renowned events create opportunities for lead generation and partnerships as well as showcase the industry’s best talent in a widely-viewed awards series. SBJ Atlas is the gateway to the data the industry needs.
7. iSportConnect Daily Roundup
iSportConnect, a private networking platform and community aimed at executives working within the world of sport. They position themselves as a positive force within the industry and that is why they have recently created iSportLearn to drive more positive change within the business of sport.
6. Inside The Games
Inside the Games is an Olympic news website created by British sports journalist Duncan Mackay. ITG was launched in 2005, following the announcement that London had been chosen to host the 2012 Summer Olympics, and has established itself as a leading independent Olympic news website.
Soccerexpert is a free industry news bulletin published by Soccerex - the leading football business event organiser. The newsletter features the latest football business news, high-profile interviews and market insight articles.
4. The Football Observatory
The CIES Football Observatory website presents exclusive data and analysis on soccer players: performance, transfers, values, ratings etc. Researchers from the CIES Football Observatory are specialists in quantitative methods. The services provided include the mining of data and its visual representation.
Launched in June 2020, Sportico (a PMC company) is the a resource for professionals seeking the latest news and information in the $500 billion worldwide sports industry. With a robust digital platform, newsletters and events, Sportico delivers breaking headlines and analysis championing the innovation and creativity that will change not only the business of sports, but the world.
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2. SportsPro Daily
Launched in 2008, SportsPro is a highly respected flagship magazine combining in-depth reporting and analysis with diverse features and top-level interviews. Other print titles include the BlackBook Motorsport which has been an invaluable resource for Formula One and the motorsport industry for over a decade. The website's daily news is also made available fro free to the newsletter's subscribers.