Your Web Summit Rio ticket gives you access to all masterclasses and roundtables at the event, as well as to talks on SportsTrade and 13 other tracks.
Sports and business collaborate on SportsTrade, as we explore how tech is changing the face of some of the world’s oldest pastimes. Athletic icons, sports brand giants, tech companies and more discuss the curveballs tech will throw at us over the next few years.
Athletes and sports organisations are forever searching for the apex of human performance. We’ll unveil and investigate the newest tech driving athletic endeavour to its peak, and we’ll look at the downsides of inundating sports with tech.
As athletes separate their personal brands from the sport they compete in, we look at how they’re using traditional and social media to earn as much off the field as they are on it. We hear from athletes turned trailblazers who are forging new and unique career paths.
In 2022, sports offered a global stage to authoritarian regimes as they attempted to cleanse their public image. Sportswashing dominated headlines to such a point that the on-field results became secondary. Leaders share the harsh realities of sportswashing and delve into whether public outrage and human rights will ever outweigh money.
Historically, men have dominated in the sports world. But that’s changing rapidly. From equal pay agreements to record audiences and new media deals, women’s sports are in the spotlight.. What is next for female athletes on the biggest sporting stages?
– Paige VanZant, Fighter, UFC
– André Villas-Boas, Football Manager, Race for Good
– Samuel Eto’o, Footballer & Philanthropist, The Samuel Eto’o Foundation