Introduction: Identifying the economic components of Iran's sports outsourcing report.
Methods: The method of mixed exploratory research; and the method of data collection was field using semi-structured interviews with experts. The participants of the interview were all experts related to sports outsourcing in the country. The theoretical sampling method was purposeful. In the quantitative section, a researcher-made questionnaire was prepared according to the results obtained from the qualitative stage. The validity of the questionnaire was reviewed and approved by 10 professors. Cronbach's alpha reliability was reported as 0.926 in opportunities and 0.948 in challenges. Analyzes were done using structural data equation method by PLS Smart version.3 software.
Results: The economic components of outsourcing in the opportunities sector include income generation, the country's economic growth and national capital production, creating the principle of competitiveness, reducing costs, improving financial performance, expanding the variety of services and products, and in the challenges sector, it includes the government's desire to maintain income-generating areas and Outsourcing of sectors that are not very economical, oil-dependent economy in the Iranian government, non-assignment of tax and customs exemptions to the private sector were respectively identified as the most important economic components affecting outsourcing.
Conclusion: The results showed that the identified economic components have an effect on Iran's sports, so focusing on the identified components and developing a comprehensive and coherent plan for outsourcing will lead to economic progress in Iran's sports industry.