As we battle with the implications of the pandemic, fears are growing that women’s sport could lose a whole generation of grassroots participation as government bodies prioritise saving the men’s professional industry. But women’s sports have been a footnote to the men’s story long before Covid-19. In no other industry is gender split greater than subject split (when you hear basketball, do you picture men and women?). Nowhere else are we so openly and obviously willing to save one gender over the other. >
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How can firms even think about growth at a time where their primary product, live sport, is no longer available for fans? History and data have taught us that when brands act effectively in a time of crisis, they emerge far stronger than competitors after the event. So, what can sports brands do to remain relevant when disappearing is not an option? >