Introduction Bayern Munich Football Club is one of the most valuable football clubs around. Being the dominant team in Bundesliga and also a 5-time Champion League champion (Russell Hoye, 2015), these helped them gain 3 globally strong partners and a sizable amount of fans around the world. Value of Bayern Munich The main consumers of FC Bayern are their fans and there are two values that FC Bayern’s fans are attached to; FC Bayern’s ability to stay close to their roots and their love for the fans. New rulings from German Football Association, specifically the “50+1” regulation (Kindler, 2014), helped eradicate foreign control of the football clubs. This helped gained them a substantial amount of supporters.
1 Introduction Nowadays sport plays very important role in a human life. It сan stimulate differ-ent emotions and be a reason for various actions. That is why, everyone is able to choose what kind is the most suitable for him. Nevertheless, the most popular sport in the world is football (soccer); there are about 3, 5 billion fans in the world (Barak, 2014). This incredible popularity has appeared not only because of the rules, style of game and perfect players – the huge role in this success has mar-keting.
In terms of revenue, hosting big tournaments such as the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup usually generate a lot of money for the sporting industry due to the influx of fans and other participants who converge at host countries in the name of the sport. Such tournaments also showcase the talent and athleticism of a country’s athletes. It also creates a sense of pride in the athletes as well as the citizens of the country. Professional sport also contributes to the sporting industry of a country in terms of fame and reputation. For instance, the continued success of the Brazilian national soccer team has brought much fame to the country’s sports industry as well as the country itself.
Sadly, greedy and corrupt people have turned this sacred game into a money-making profession. History is full of examples where greed and corruption of men has ruined many games. The recent corruption case of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is one example. Ever since it was formed in 1904, tons of bribery, corruption and money laundering allegations have been made against FIFA, but no serious action was taken against football’s international governing body. Surprisingly that is not the case anymore, U.S Justice Department, FBI
From the very start doping/taking drugs in professional sports has been considered illegal and this rule has been heavily enforced by different organizations, authorities, officials, etc, such as WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency). The most popular sport in the world is football/soccer. However the sport in which doping has occurred the most in is cycling, followed by weightlifting and then boxing. Cycling comes in with positive test results of doping for 3.6 percent of the cyclists. Although there are heavily enforced rules about doping in sports, some athletes continue to take these substances.
Although the UNODC(United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) is continuously monitoring and researching global illicit drug markets in order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of their dynamics.But drug trafficking continues to be a big problem throughout the world. Civilians usually pay the price due to drugs gangs
Many governments have very deep roots in corruption and bribery, to the point that they would not be able to function without it. Today many favors are traded in order to get things done in Washington and other forms of government. While this is seen as a loophole around corruption, it often causes representatives to not do exactly what they have been elected for. In one scene, the lobbyists are shown in the gallery at the House of Representatives hand picking which democrats they will try to “persuade” to change their vote. The group is also shown in different scenes offering money and highly sought after jobs for a change of vote in order to gain support for the bill.
1. Introduction Corruption in FIFA has a very long history of bribery and money laundering but it was never taken seriously until last year when a large number of FIFA officials were arrested over corruption scandal. When in May 2011 president Sepp Blatter was asked about the crisis in FIFA he sarcastically answered “Crisis? What crisis? We are only in some difficulties.”, four years later in December 2015 FIFA independent ethics committee banned him from all FIFA related activities for 8 years (it was reduced to 6 years in February 2016).
It has spread itself deeply in many societies and has become stronger because of its lots of roots, and the BVI is no exception. ‘Corruption worse than ever’, ‘There is rampant corruption under the NDP’, ’NDP Accused of Raiding Treasury & Corruption’: these are just a few of the headlines that brand the BVI news media on a daily basis. Everyone often admits that corruption is something ugly, immoral, and detestable, but unfortunately, in the BVI, corruption has become a part of life. It has entered the very roots of our society. Corruption, nepotism, and dishonesty have tarnished every fabric of our social life and have left us on the verge of a crisis.
These brands were dominated the sportswear market and earned the favor of consumers. In addition, well-established brand names can be continue to contribute investment and time in upholding brand identity, preserving brand loyalty and developing new sports product lines so as to occupy more market share (Mei-mei, et al. 2006). These big scale companies are well-known in the sportswear market, their marketing sales were significantly higher than others sport brands a lot. To cite an example with referencing MBASkool (2001-2014), the total amount of sales in Nike has $27.04 Billion and $19.24 Billion in Adidas but only $3.1 Billion in Asics in 2014.