The Effects of Coronavirus on the Sports Industry: An Update

Mark Dodds, Adam S Epstein

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The sudden rise of the coronavirus in the world had various effects on the sports industry. Nevertheless, sports organizations around the world adopted new and different methods to manage the crisis, which in turn, enriched global knowledge of sports management. Also, some industries changed their products and adapted their structure and performance according to the new situation. The new Experiences gained during the pandemic showed that sports organizations need crisis management programs to deal with crises in the future. So, it’s necessary to manage sports organizations with a different perspective and new plans to encounter future needs and problems. To do this, sports managers must learn from the experiences of the pandemic era and be prepared to predict the world in the future, and better manage their organizations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-23
JournalAnnals of Applied Sport Science
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 15 2021


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