Last year UK sports fans were estimated to have bought a near record 74.5 million tickets to sporting events, according to Deloitte, a consultancy firm. What makes this extremely strong performance all the more surprising […]
With the snow sports market worth a whopping $4.5 billion, it is clear that people really love to hit the slopes to do a wide variety of winter sports. Such a huge market is really […]
The above video is when Pep Guardiola, then manager of Barcelona, finally lost his cool with José Mourinho. Up to this point, Mourinho had been sniping constantly at his great rival, with little to no […]
Overall, First Team Juventus, while very glossy, lacks any real substance A previous post focused on how more and more football teams are getting into the TV content creation space. Well, Netflix has released its […]
Retro gaming is big business. Nintendo is reckoned to have shifted a whopping four million SNES Minis since it launched last year. Along comes Orb Gaming’s handheld console to hit gamers’ fix of all things […]
World Cup 2018 is finally here. 32 teams (736 players in total) will compete to win the FIFA World Cup Trophy across 64 games, in 12 stadiums in 11 Russian cities. Each team wants to […]
Ever wondered what Twitter looked like about 10 years ago? You might have seen this recent tweet from tech entrepreneur Andy Baio which lets you go back a decade to see what your timeline looked like. […]
A new report released this week from accountancy firm, KPMG, has once more named Manchester United as the “most valuable club in Europe”, worth a staggering €3.25 billion. KPMG’s Football Clubs’ Valuation: The European Elite report found that […]
Until 2017, Las Vegas did not have one major league sports team, making it one of the largest cities in the US to not have a local sports team in the NFL, NBA, MLB or […]
On the 8th February 2018, it was 35 years since the most infamous kidnapping of an athlete in history.
This athlete was worth an estimated $13.5 million.
And this athlete was also a horse.
There’s a moment during BT Films’ “Golazzo: The Football Italia Story” that sums the documentary up and Channel 4’s iconic Football Italia show. Football fans will fondly remember Attilio Lombardo (affectionately known as “the Bald […]
Globally, sports generates a whopping $91 billion a year. That’s a hell of a lot of money and you might be thinking you could get a slice of the action. I’ve pulled out some ways you […]
As my last blog post discussed, football documentaries are going to take off in 2018. Amazon has signed a deal with Man City, while Netflix has also partnered up with Juventus. Read more about this […]
Welcome To The Documentary Era Of Football You may have seen recent news that Man City has partnered with Amazon to create a documentary. It will follow the team through this season (what a season!). […]
Sports in 2017 It is hard to believe that 2017 is nearly over, but it has been a momentous year in sports, sports marketing and sports business. I look back at the top ten stories […]
Before jumping into BusinessOfSport.net’s first product review, I have an admission to make. I’m a huge fan of Under Armour, for a number of reasons. They’ve an incredible brand story (to learn more read about […]
As scary as it might seem 2018 is only just around the corner. Due to this, BusinessOfSport.net has looked into our crystal ball and come up with predictions of three stories we will see happening […]
With PSG signing Neymar for a world record fee of $263 million, many pointed to it being the ultimate example of how player loyalty can be bought or sold. In fact, new signings across top […]
Following on from last week’s post, which focused on Cam Newton’s and Ben Stokes’ recent image problems, BusinessOfSport.net has pulled together the top five sports PR disasters ever. 1. Lance Armstrong Before The Fall: In […]
In recent weeks a number of athletes have found themselves in hot water with sponsors, bringing the role of what a brand ambassador can and can’t do into the spotlight for sports sponsorships. Carolina Panthers’ […]