The Indian running boom – distance running’s big business for sponsors

2019-10-18T14:52:14+01:00

BLOG | by Joseph Eapen ... If I asked you to think of the traditional homes of distance running, I suspect you’d be pretty far down your list before you got to India. Yet in January next year, more than 45,000 runners will gather in Mumbai for Asia’s largest long-distance race – the Tata Mumbai Marathon. In short, long-distance running is growing fast in India.

The Indian running boom – distance running’s big business for sponsors2019-10-18T14:52:14+01:00

The most valuable real estate in Merseyside. The front of Liverpool’s shirt

2019-10-09T09:23:22+01:00

BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... As you may have read this month, sports apparel manufacturer New Balance is taking Liverpool FC to court to extend its kit deal with the club. Reports suggest that New Balance matched Nike’s offer, as they were entitled to under a clause in their current contract, only for the Reds to plough ahead with a deal with the Oregon-based manufacturer regardless. We thought we’d take a look at why New Balance is quite so keen to renew its deal with the club.

The most valuable real estate in Merseyside. The front of Liverpool’s shirt2019-10-09T09:23:22+01:00

Which NFL stadium sponsor gets the best return from its deal?

2019-09-11T12:44:46+01:00

BLOG | by Victor Gras ... In the third and final of our series of NFL blogs, as the season begins we thought we’d focus on sponsors. Stadium naming rights are now a common feature of major league sports and the NFL is no different. But, with many being tied up to long-term deals, do they retain an impact on fans?

Which NFL stadium sponsor gets the best return from its deal?2019-09-11T12:44:46+01:00

How are US Open sponsors getting value from their deals?

2019-08-29T13:37:05+01:00

BLOG | by Lance Fraenkel ... We wrote last year about the unusually long-term sponsorships which the US Open Tennis Championship enjoys. The tournament has three Official Partners, with four brands benefiting – American Express, Emirates, Chase and JP Morgan. This year, we thought we would take a look at which of these brands was making the most of its tennis partnerships.

How are US Open sponsors getting value from their deals?2019-08-29T13:37:05+01:00

Title Sponsorships worth the money? EFL Trophy & Checkatrade Impact Analysis

2019-06-20T11:55:33+01:00

BLOG | by Ewan Tait ... In April, we published analysis on whether title sponsorships were still worth the money. The results of the EFL Trophy and Checkatrade deal were so interesting that we thought we’d take a deeper dive into the relationship to see what further insight we could take.

Title Sponsorships worth the money? EFL Trophy & Checkatrade Impact Analysis2019-06-20T11:55:33+01:00

Title sponsorships. Are they still worth the money?

2019-04-25T13:00:00+01:00

BLOG | by Ewan Tait ... Title sponsorships have gone in and out of fashion over the years but despite debates over their pros and cons, they remain in demand. So we thought we’d look at some examples of why that may be.

Title sponsorships. Are they still worth the money?2019-04-25T13:00:00+01:00

UAE Buzzing for Asian Cup success – beating interest in FIFA Club World Cup

2019-02-22T08:49:57+01:00

BLOG | by Bruce Cook ... As the UAE’s football team enjoys its historic AFC Asian Cup run, our data shows that people in the country are absolutely buzzing about the event. Our SportsIndex service collects the views of UAE residents every day on more than 40 sports tournaments and events and it reveals that excitement about the Asian Cup has reached record levels.

UAE Buzzing for Asian Cup success – beating interest in FIFA Club World Cup2019-02-22T08:49:57+01:00