By June 9, 2020News

ELEVEN SPORTS Italy are helping to bring together a group of leading sports executives from across Italy together to discuss the fightback to Covid-19.


The Marathon Sport conference will take place on Thursday 11 June and run from 8am until midnight, featuring a total of 16 panel discussions. 


The event is being organised in collaboration with the Italian Athletics Federation and SportEconomy and will be streamed LIVE across ELEVEN’s Italian platforms.


ELEVEN MD Mattia Baldassarre will join speakers including Mauro Balata, President of Lega Serie B, Francesco Ghirelli, President of Lega Pro and Cosimo Sibilia, President of the National Amateur League. Senior officials from Inter FC, AS Roma, SS Lazio and Bologna will also contribute to the discussions, alongside many others.


Mattia Baldassarre, MD, ELEVEN SPORTS Italy, said: “We want this event to bring the sports industry together to share ideas and innovative solutions for the restart of LIVE sport in Italy. By coming together and supporting one another, we can help to ensure the safe return of the sports we love in a way that delivers for fans, players, federations and media partners.”


The Marathon Sport conference builds on ELEVEN SPORTS’ weekly Talking Sport webinar series, which brings together senior figures from across the sports industry to share insights and ideas for how to tackle the challenges posed by Covid-19.