Footballer Neymar is now a playable character in Fortnite. What other athletes are gamer favorites?

2021-04-06T13:49:57+01:00

BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... Paris Saint-German forward Neymar became the first playable athlete in Fortnite this month, paving the way for more sports stars to appear in the uber-popular video game title. As part of the launch of the game’s sixth season, called “Primal,” players will be able to dress as Neymar during Battle Royale competitions. This development begs the question – which other athletes would get a warm reception from Fortnite fans?

Footballer Neymar is now a playable character in Fortnite. What other athletes are gamer favorites?2021-04-06T13:49:57+01:00

Tracking MLB player popularity around the globe

2021-03-24T13:13:26+00:00

BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... America’s pastime is becoming a global operation. As Major League Baseball gets ready for the 2021 season, data from YouGov’s Global Fans Profile tool reveals just how popular Major League Baseball players are in 18 global markets outside North America.

Tracking MLB player popularity around the globe2021-03-24T13:13:26+00:00

Xbox owns the momentum moving into launch … PlayStation proves that value goes beyond price

2020-11-11T16:42:01+00:00

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!

Xbox owns the momentum moving into launch … PlayStation proves that value goes beyond price2020-11-11T16:42:01+00:00

Mexico | Just who are Liga MX’s Top 10 best-supported teams?

2020-11-13T10:17:02+00:00

BLOG | by Alejandro Herrera ... The question of who is the biggest team in Mexico is always up for debate. It can’t just be settled by working out who is the best-supported club – you need to consider other factors like trophies won and support from overseas – but it certainly goes some of the way to answering the question.

Mexico | Just who are Liga MX’s Top 10 best-supported teams?2020-11-13T10:17:02+00:00

Esports interest sees huge growth among young Mexican consumers

2020-10-29T13:39:40+00:00

BLOG | by Alejandro Herrera ... Interest in esports has taken off among 18-34-year-old Mexicans since the Coronavirus pandemic began. YouGov SportsIndex our online platform tracks the public’s perceptions of a range of sports leagues and events every day. Let us see what information it throws at us about the preference of sports properties by Mexicans.

Esports interest sees huge growth among young Mexican consumers2020-10-29T13:39:40+00:00

AFL | It’s been an unusual year. How much have changes affected Buzz around the League?

2020-10-23T09:25:17+01:00

BLOG | by Liam Randell ... The 2020 AFL season has been like no other. In March, the season was ‘paused’, the AFLW finals series cancelled and staff stood down. In June, players migrated to hubs and played shortened games in empty stadiums, according to an adjusted fixture list. Just how big an impact did all these changes have on overall Buzz for the AFL across the 2020 season?

AFL | It’s been an unusual year. How much have changes affected Buzz around the League?2020-10-23T09:25:17+01:00

Premier League fans agree: Handball rule changes are unfair

2020-10-19T15:39:50+01:00

SPORT DATA INSIGHT | ... The amendments to the handball rule have not gone down well with fans in the opening weeks of the Premier League season. One such change is a series of amendments to the International Football Association Board (IFAB) handball rules which have sparked a stream of controversy throughout the sport.

Premier League fans agree: Handball rule changes are unfair2020-10-19T15:39:50+01:00
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