The Birkbeck Sport Business Centre is a dedicated research centre of Birkbeck, University of London. We bring together international experts in sport management to deliver high quality research.
As a respected academic research centre, we provide consultancy to many organisations involved in the business of sport. Our members also appear in leading academic journals and conferences.
New Guide to Tackle Match-Fixing in FootballA Good Practice Guide designed to challenge the scourge of match-fixing in football will be presented at the closing conference of Don’t Fix It. The publication follows on from a year long programme of research on anti-match-fixing strategies by Birkbeck's Dr Andy Harvey.
The Game of Our Lives: The Meaning and Making of English FootballAuthor, academic and journalist David Goldblatt discusses his new book In Game of Our Lives: The Making and the Meaning of English Football.
The impact of the Voluntary Code of GovernanceDr Geoff Walters and Dr Richard Tacon recently completed a report on behalf of the Sport and Recreation Alliance looking at the impact of the Voluntary Code of Governance for the Sport and Recreation Sector.
Motivation, segmentation and the mega-tournament experience: a study of English Football Tourists at the Brazil World Cup 2014Birkbeck Sport Business Centre Research paper, authored by MSc Sport Management & Marketing graduate Phil Turbutt, studies English football tourists motivations travelling to FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil.
An Analysis of the Design of the PGA Tour’s FedExCupBirkbeck MSc student Alan Cinnamond, examines the design of golf’s most lucrative competition in operation since 2007: the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup.
Sponsor activism in sports governance – a growing trend?Rowland Jack, founder of I Trust Sport, discusses sponsor and brand interventions in sports governance and addresses the question of where the trend may lead.
BIRKBECK SPORT BUSINESS CENTRE MEMBER MARK PANTON CONTRIBUTES TO THE REGENERATION GAME: A REPORT FROM THE LONDON ASSEMBLY
The Giro d’Italia: delivering a multi-dimensional legacy for all its stakeholdersGiovanni Nipoti explains the business strategy that informs the success of the Giro d’Italia organisation.
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