BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... If money or geography were not an issue, many consumers would consider attending the Olympics live in-person. By looking at Consideration scores, continuously collected YouGov SportsIndex data shows which events or leagues a COVID-weary public would most like to see in six key markets as we turn the page on 2020.
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SPORT DATA INSIGHT | ... Mobile games have come a long way. If the platform was initially limited to simple monochrome titles such as Nokia’s Snake, it has since become a diverse and growing ecosystem – one where apps such as Candy Crush Saga and Bejeweled sit side by side with complex, tactical multiplayer experiences like Call of Duty and Fortnite. YouGov’s new white paper, Gaming and Esports: The Next Generation, examines gamers in 24 international markets across a range of regions.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... The Masters is unlike any other golf tournament, or any other major sporting event for that matter. There are only a handful of corporate sponsors, there are no logos on the course, and brands must follow extremely strict rules around promotion.
BLOG | by Nicole Pike ... This is the week! Xbox Series X & S consoles are arriving in the homes of those who pre-ordered...or those who masked up, waited in line, and drove across town to snag their system at a retail location. And, of course, PlayStation 5 will have its moment just two days from now. The console wars are officially on!
BLOG | by Joshua Marcus ... Talk of a European Super League in football refuses to go away as interested parties focus on maximizing the commercial return from Europe’s most popular sports format. While the tone of some proposals may sit uncomfortably with many fan groups and some clubs, our data suggests that sponsors are likely to follow the competition, whatever direction it takes.
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... Whether you treat news of a European super league with scepticism or not, the UEFA Champions League continues to capture the imaginations of football fans across Europe.
SPORT DATA INSIGHT | ... There have been many changes made to top flight football since its return from lockdown. One change that has carried over from the tail end of last season is players and staff taking a knee before each game to display solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement taking place across the world. We asked "Do fans approve of football players and staff taking a knee?".
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... Many bookmakers will tell you that gamblers are a different breed to the rest of the general public. And as we have explored in previous columns, there is certainly some truth in that assertion. But there is a difference between looking at the demographic make-up of the gambler and examining their broader habits and attitudes.
BLOG | ... It has been an exciting start to the Premier League, with some teams performing better than expected and others not so much. With that in mind, what do Brits make of the teams so far? YouGov FootballIndex shows us which teams adults in the UK think have played the best quality football in the opening throes of the new normal.
REPORT | by YouGov Sport ... In this report, we look at the different faces of sports fans across Europe. Given a shared hinterland in sport, brands and culture, there can be a tendency among sports marketers to assume Europeans share similar outlooks. But this report shows the opposite – and how these differences mean that even small adaptations in marketing strategies can reap rewards in a market. The report looks at sports audiences in eight markets – Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the UK.