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Winter 8-4-2019



The growth of information and communication technology (ICT) has given rise to digitization of information. With this, more entrepreneurs are increasingly leveraging the benefits of ICT tools to improve their business. The study investigated the perceived impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in enhancing entrepreneurship in sports among Health and Physical Education (HPE) Teachers in Anambra State, Nigeria. The research design adopted for this study was a descriptive survey. The total population for the study comprised of 1378 Health and Physical Education teachers in Anambra State. The sample size of the study consists of three hundred (300) Health and Physical Education Teachers in Anambra State. This sample size is in line with the suggestion of Cohen, Mannion and Morrison (2011), that when the population size is 1300 and above at 95% confidence level (5% confidence interval), the sample size should be 297 and above. Three (3) research questions guided the study. One null hypothesis was tested at 0.5 level of significance using t-test and ANOVA. The instrument used for data collection was a structured questionnaire with a reliability index of 0.83. Mean and Standard deviation were used to analyze the data collected on the research questions. The criterion mean of 2.5 was used to judge the responses as to whether they were negative or positive. The findings revealed that there is a great impact of ICT in enhancing entrepreneurship in sports. Based on the findings, it was recommended that Government, institutions and stakeholders should incorporate ICT skills in HPE curriculum at all levels of education.

Keywords: Information and Communication Technologies, Entrepreneurship, Sports