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By the people who work in Sport from Lausanne Olympic Capital.

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By the people who work in Sport from Lausanne Olympic Capital.

    Working in and across teams

    Working in and across teams

    As the sports industry is very much based on multi-stakeholder collaboration and team-based relationships, this episode explores the responsibilities of individuals and organizations to build and nurture effective and yet harmonious teams. Our guest, Marie Reig Florensa, summarizes the basic: it is all about the people.

    • 49 min
    Exploring the career path of a world-class mountain-biker

    Exploring the career path of a world-class mountain-biker

    This episode explores the path of Swiss cyclist Christoph Sauser from racing mountain-bikes to roasting coffee.

    • 45 min
    Vlad Grbic and sports as a tool for development

    Vlad Grbic and sports as a tool for development

    This episode explores the path of Serbian Volleyball legend and Olympic champion Vladmir Grbic and his various current activities, from running a grassroots training camp to acting as the Secretary of FIVB’s first Athlete Commission.

    • 52 min
    Driving transformation in sport organisations

    Driving transformation in sport organisations

    Entrepreneurship can happen in several contexts: new products, new methods, new markets or a sector reorganisation. We want to discuss this topic with sport-workers who represent different fields in the world of sports: what are the trends in this business? How are organisations driving transformation? Which organizations have been doing what to innovate? In this episode, our guests discuss the role of safe spaces and information flows to cultivate an innovation landscape in the world of sports.

    • 57 min
    Road to the Olympics and beyond: insights from FIBA3x3 and Sport Climbing

    Road to the Olympics and beyond: insights from FIBA3x3 and Sport Climbing

    How to bring your discipline to the Olympic Games? How do you change your sport? What are the compromises you have to manage with your stakeholders? What about sport identity? And what do you expect from your sport being in the Olympic Games Programme? Listen to this episode to hear the stories of how FIBA 3X3 and Sport Climbing made it to Tokyo 2020 and what do they expect from being part of the biggest sports event in the world.

    • 54 min
    Taking Control of TV Production

    Taking Control of TV Production

    Big sport governing bodies like IOC, FIFA and UEFA in different ways internalised the TV production of their major events. By doing this they standardize their TV product, ensure its quality and consistency and therefore broadcast partners clearly know what they buy into and how they can leverage on advertisement placement. In addition to this, the products are used for various purposes: pay per view, OTT, promotion, communication, etc. Sport governing bodies of a lower-tier are catching up by trying to get better control of their event’s TV production. There are many ways of how to get control of your events TV production, however, there is no clear understanding of which model is economically more sustainable and brings ROI. This episode features TV production experts from the sports industry discussing how sport governing bodies can take control of their products and the value behind various modules.

    • 55 min

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Best Podcast for people who work in sport... or want to!

Nothing like listening in to those working behind the scenes at sports events -- and the athletes themselves -- to tell us what its like from the field of play and the "back of the house."

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