Tebas: Time For Sports Industry To Improve Its Use Of Data

October 1, 2019

While some sectors of the sports industry may have neglected the importance and power of data over the years, this hasn’t been the case in Spanish football. LaLiga President Javier Tebas has outlined the league’s strategy for using data to improve all aspects of the organisation and the enjoyment of the beautiful game.

LaLiga has been working with data for several years already, something that Tebas explained is still uncommon in the sports industry during a speech at the World Football Summit in Madrid that was titled ‘LaLiga: The Pathway from Data to Artificial Intelligence in the Sports Industry’. “Data hasn’t been used much in the sports industry,” he told those in attendance. “Yet we have a timeline of four years working in the world of data.”

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