BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... Travel brand Hotels.com extended its interests in football this week by signing a new deal with Ligue 1 club Olympique de Marseille. The sponsorship follows on from recent deals with English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and UEFA. We thought we’d take a quick look at our data to see if we could see what’s fueling this most recent move.
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... HSBC announced this week that it plans to prematurely end its eight-year sponsorship deal with British Cycling. The bank, which has also said that it will axe 35,000 jobs, has seen its profits fall by a third this year, leading to a number of changes – including to its sponsorship strategy. So where does that leave British Cycling as it prepares to head to Tokyo for this year’s Olympic Games?
BLOG | by Liam Randell ... Betting has long been an intrinsic part of the Australian sporting identity. But while, as the saying goes, Australians would bet on two flies crawling up a wall, we thought we’d find out just how true this saying really is.
BLOG | by Bruce Cook ... Ahead of the 5th Annual Diversity Summit being run alongside this week’s Solheim Cup, we took a look at whether fans of different sports have varying attitudes towards diversity issues.
BLOG | by Edgar Raposo ... YouGov Sport (SMG Insight) today reveals some of sports fans’ favourite brands. By using the data we collect every day as part of our Profiles service, we have looked at a range of categories to see which brands sports fans are currently customers of. We’ve also looked at how much their buying habits are different from those of the German general public.
DATA INSIGHTS | by YouGov ... In early autumn, Nike’s controversial ‘Just Do It’ advertising campaign starring former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick gained a huge degree of cut-through in the US and here in Europe.
DATA INSIGHTS | by YouGov ... Last month, news emerged from the world of motorsport which caught the eye of the gambling industry. It was announced that Formula 1 had struck a $100m deal to sell betting sponsorships. Liberty Media, the organisation that acquired the race car series in 2016 in an $8bn deal, has signed an agreement with Interregional Sports Group, for global rights to gambling sponsorship in F1.