BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... The Three Lions made headlines by continuing to taking the knee throughout the Euro 2020 tournament in protest at racial inequality and abuse. Now, ahead of the start of the new domestic season, the EFL has reaffirmed their support for players and staff members choosing to continue taking the knee before matches.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... The Tokyo Olympic Games began on July 23 under a set of unusually challenging circumstances. Despite the pandemic-related restrictions on the event, sponsors of the Games gained traction in Japan even before the event began and continue to reap dividends, our data shows.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... Despite the close-season, football clubs are posting healthy brand scores. Each month, YouGov Sport highlights the football clubs that saw the biggest month-over-month increase in Buzz scores in the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Germany, and France.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... Just as sports venue closures in March 2020 marked the epoch of COVID-19 for many, venue openings around the world are signaling a return to pre-pandemic life.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... FIFA plans to test out a quintet of rule changes, some of which would substantially alter the game of football should they be implemented across the sport. New YouGov polling suggests that while some of these changes may be welcomed by British football fans, others may just push fans’ tolerance for messing with the beautiful game.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... The Tokyo Olympics is right around the corner - finally. Yet conditions remain challenging in Japan, with organisers this month deciding to bar fans from attendance. But a YouGov Direct study reveals that interest in the event remains high in the United States.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... On the back of a widespread vaccination drive in Europe, crowds have returned to sporting events across the continent, albeit not always at grounds’ full capacity. YouGov dives into the data to understand consumer attitudes towards these changes, to ask – are people ready to go back?
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... While we’re still some way from knowing which nation will win Euro 2020, at YouGov we already have a clear idea of which advertisers are using the tournament to good effect. That’s because we’ve looked at some of the major brands sponsoring the Euros to see which are enjoying the most cut-through with consumers, using our Ad Awareness metric.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... It’s yet another sign things are returning to normal in the United States. The start of the 2021 NBA Playoffs generated the same amount of Buzz as it did during the pre-pandemic 2019 elimination tournament, signaling an improvement over the rescheduled playoffs last year.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... For most people around the world, the reasons they don’t currently engage in women’s sport are related to its lower overall profile, rather than the game or sport itself or how it’s played relative to men’s versions. That’s according to data collected by YouGov in 13 global markets.