Business of Sport: eSports set to generate £1bn in revenue by 2020
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On today's Business of Sport, Michael Considine looked at eSports with Dominic Sacco from the British eSport Association, after a report came out this week which shows that the economy will generate £1bln by 2020. Plus, Michael was joined by Tom Roddy from News Week to discuss whether China is using football to increase its interest around the world. Finally, Alex Clark had Extra Time.
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