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The World of Sport

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 25 October 2012

Evan Davis meets three of the sport sector's top business brains and gets them to share their stories of reinvention and the secrets of their industry. Evans hears from the darts, snooker and boxing promoter, Barry Hearn, who is also chairman of Leyton Orient and creator of the televised fishing contest, Fishomania. Former Formula 1 boss Max Mosley gives the inside story on how his sport became a hit in the Far East. And former managing director of IMG India explains how the Indian Premier League turned cricket into a showbiz sporting sensation.

  • Evan Davis

    Evan Davis
    Evan Davis, presenter of The Bottom Line
  • Barry Hearn

    Barry Hearn
    Snooker and boxing promoter, Barry Hearn, is also chairman of Leyton Orient and creator of the televised fishing contest, Fishomania.
  • Max Mosley

    Max Mosley
    Former Formula 1 boss Max Mosley gives the inside story on how his sport became a hit in the Far East.
  • Tim Wright

    Tim Wright
    TIm Wright is the former managing director of IMG India.

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