Jasper Ruppert
ISPO Autor
Jasper Ruppert


The team of Guangzhou Evergrande with the columbian Superstart Jackson Martinez.
330 million euros have been invested in the Chinese Super League - an all time high. Whilst everybody in Europe is talking about the huge amounts of money provided for the English Premier League through broadcasting revenues, China focusses on spending big time as well. 

Jackson Martinez
This transfer period saw a new development in the player market: Never before have so many players transferred to China for so much money. But the past has shown that many of them will not find happiness there.

Winter sports
New national bobsled coach in China, Manuel Machata
“The rebel of German bobsledding” is facing a massive challenge in a huge country. Manuel Machata recently became the national bobsled coach in the People’s Republic of China. His task: Build a team and win a medal at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

ISPO Munich
Jakob Oberrauch (CEO Sportler AG), Stefan Wolf (Head of Insights & Strategy, Medienagentur hmmh), Bernd Mayer (Serviceplan Consulting) and Jan Kegelberg (Chief Digital Officer at SportScheck). The discussion was moderated by Dr. Stephan Telschow (Corporate Director & Management Board GIM Gesellschaft für Innovative Marktforschung).
At ISPO MUNICH, a panel from ISPO ACADEMY discussed the topic “Future Retail: Digital Innovations in the Sporting Goods Industry.” Despite the growth of online business, the roundtable agreed: Physical stores will not die out.