ISPO Autor
Martin Jahns


Sports business
Günter Althaus
Surprise for the parent company of Sport 2000: CEO Günter Althaus announces his retirement from the top of the ANWR. Now the company is looking for a successor.

ALBA Berlin and the NBA are helping the Chinese Basketball Association to develop young talent through cooperation projects.
Basketball is the most popular sport in China. But in the world's elite there is no Chinese star player in sight. Yao Ming wants to change that - with the World Cup in China from August 31 to September 15, 2019 and with help from the NBA and ALBA Berlin. The West also benefits from China's basketball revolution.

Sports business
Gaming and eSports have long since arrived in the middle of society in Germany. A representative survey by the digital association Bitkom on gaming behaviour in 2019 confirms this. However, gamers are also critical of their medium: Especially when it comes to the role of women.