ISPO Autor
Martin Jahns

Author


Sports business
Stefan Herzog is the new president of the European sports retail association FEDAS and specializes in transformation.
Stefan Herzog is Werner Haizmann's successor at the Association of German Sports Retailers (VDS). After a quarter of a decade as president, Haizmann becomes the first honorary president in the association's history.


People
Franz Beckenbauer in 1976: In that year he became European Champion, European Cup Winner, Intercontinental Cup Winner and Footballer of the Year in Germany and Europe.
As a footballer and coach, Franz Beckenbauer was a shining light. After investigations around the awarding of the World Cup 2006 as well as health setbacks, things have recently become quieter around the "Kaiser". On his 75th birthday ISPO.com commemorates Beckenbauer's greatest stations and successes as a player and coach.

People
Tragedies, falls and an assassination attempt - despite severe setbacks, athletes and clubs have managed to get back on their feet. ISPO.com presents impressive comebacks in sports history.


Know how
Trotz Corona soll auch 2020 eine - wenn auch verspätete - Tour de France stattfinden.
The Olympic Games in Tokyo and a European Football Championship: The sports year 2020 was supposed to be huge. But the coronavirus is putting a damper on the organizers and athletes. In the 2020 sports calendar, ISPO.com gives an overview of which events are scheduled to take place - and which had to be postponed.

Sports business
Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash in January 2020.
In January, the death of Kobe Bryant and eight other people, including his daughter Gianna, in a helicopter crash shook the sports world. In August, the month of his birthday, the Los Angeles Lakers, Nike and Bryant's former hometown posthumously honor the "Black Mamba".