Information and Communication Technology and Implication for Sports Management in Nigerian Universities Sports Organizations in the 21st Century

Samuel B. C. Iheanacho, Okoro Rufus, O’Neill Charles Bassey

Abstract


This paper focuses on the concept of sports, sport management, sport management system, information and communication and the underlying factors as regards to Information and Communications Technology. It dwelt on its benefits in sport management in Nigeria, Universities sports Association and as Technological revolution as applied to the administration of sports; importance /need for the internet services in specific management functions such as training, online registration, competition entries, membership database, marketing, and E-commerce as vehicle for universities to participate in sports through lower priced equipment. Accordingly it highlighted the requirements for the set – up of Information Communication Technology centre for sports management in a University. Finally recommendations were made on ways in which Information Communication Technology can enhance sports management for those charged with the responsibility of managing sports in Nigerian University Sports Association.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n5p113


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