The Economics of International Sport Governing Bodies

2020 was, of course, a year like no other given the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on every aspect of society. Our analysis, however, shows that despite the anticipated short term impacts of the pandemic, the global sport industry overall remains in robust economic health and is well-positioned to recover.

The World Player’s report, the Economics of International Sport Governing Bodiesanalyses the most up-to-date financial information from major sports bodies and compares it to the earnings of athletes. In this 3rd edition, the report shows that athletes and players continue to be denied a fair share of the wealth they generate and are excluded from the decision-making table.