BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... With Flutter acting to strengthen its foothold in the US market through its acquisition of The Stars Group this month, we thought we would take a look at American’s views on sports betting.
BLOG | by Bruce Cook ... Tomorrow is set to be one of the biggest days in British sport for some time, with the England men’s rugby team playing in the final of the Rugby World Cup for the first time for almost 30 years. We thought we’d ask who plans to watch and how they plan to do it. Here’s a quick summary.
BLOG | by Bruce Cook ... While the Rugby World Cup may not enjoy the same global profile as its FIFA equivalent, there is no doubt that in rugby-playing nations it’s a big deal. But given that it’s been a pretty good year and a half for English teams competing in major tournaments, how does England’s progress to the Rugby World Cup final compare to other performances?
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... With all football seasons across Europe now well-underway, we have been thinking about what draws people to attend matches – and whether those factors differ across leagues. So we polled football fans in five countries which are home to major soccer leagues and asked these supporters what made them turn up each week – as well as what keeps them away. As you might expect, we found some interesting differences between markets.
BLOG | by Victor Gras ... The Rugby World Cup starts today. And while the large and lucrative American market enjoys a fair amount of clout when it comes to the scheduling of sports events taking place in other time zones, it’s slightly less mighty when it comes to rugby union.
BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... Following up on last month’s piece on the hottest tickets in NFL, today we thought we’d take a look at the league’s most talked-about teams.
BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... There’s no doubt that that the Women’s World Cup is making bigger waves than most other sports events this summer – and not just because of the refereeing. In both the UK and US matches have broken viewing records.
BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... No ethnic group is more likely to watch the MLS than Hispanics, millennials are the least likely to keep engaged and if you got a college education, you are around twice as likely to follow the league than if you didn’t. Check out more insights on what our data revealed about Major League Soccer.
NEWS | by YouGov Sport ... Ahead of this week’s Cricket World Cup, a new poll of more than 6,500 people world wide reveals English cricket fans as among the least likely in the world to believe their national team upholds the highest standards of fair play.
BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... We thought we’d take a look at the habits of fans of successful NBA teams. Our sample here is NBA fans who support one of the four remaining playoff teams (Golden State Warriors, Portland Trailblazers, Milwaukee Bucks and the Toronto Raptors). The analysis delivered some genuinely interesting results.