Definition

Sports management is the field of business dealing with sports and recreation. It involves working on the business side of the sports industry. Some examples of sports managers include the front office system in professional sports, college sports managers, recreational sports managers, sports marketing, event management, facility management, sports economics, sports finance, and sports information. The last decade has seen the Indian sports industry expanding its boundaries with the rising popularity of the various leagues such as Indian Premier League, Indian Super League, Hockey India League etc.