The “Global Sports Technology Market with COVID-19 Impact by Technology (Devices, Smart Stadiums, Sports Analytics, eSports), by Sports (Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Tennis, Cricket, Golf, eSports) and Geography – Forecast to 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.
The global sports technology market was valued at USD 17.9 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 40.2 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 17.5% between 2021 and 2026.
The market growth can be attributed significant improvement in audience engagement, growing demand for data-driven decisions and operations, and increasing sports events, online and offline. In the
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