In May 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck out a 1992 federal law banning sports gambling, paving the way for individual states to decide on if they will allow sports betting. It is a huge […]
Snow sports is a huge market with many brands seeking to specialise in this area. Protest Sportswear, a Dutch-based high-quality sports apparel company is an example of this.
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 […]
“No rules! no judges’ scores! No time limits!” bellowed an enthusiastic voice-over for the start of UFC 1, in November 1993. It was set up to answer one of the most inriguing questions in all combat sports, who was the best fighter? Was it a boxer? A wrestler? Who was the ultimate fighter?
In truth, it looks fantastic, with extremely high production values that rival a Hollywood blockbuster. But behind this, little, if anything of substance is revealed. We get an insight into players’ lives, (for example Miralem Pjanic in particular), but it is a very sanitised version, with little if any real insight given to fans.
Along comes Orb Gaming’s handheld console to hit gamers’ fix of all things nostalgia and retro. Packed with over 150 games, you won’t be short of gaming goodness anytime soon. Also, it features a number of retro sports games, including basketball and football for all sports fans out there.
A study revealed how much stars can earn from social media, for sponsored posts and estimated that Ronaldo earns a simply incredible £308,000 per post (thanks to his 100+ million followers on Instagram).
Man Utd, despite a number of poor seasons in terms of the on-the-park performance, is still in a great financial shape. It recently reported an 8% increase in quarterly sales year-on-year, while Deloitte’s well-respected football report also had the club topping the table for revenue generation. Not only this, despite finishing a distant second to fierce rivals Man City, the club also earned more money (£149.77 million) from the English Premier League, than the new champions.
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 NHL.
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.
The documentary charts how Channel 4 started Football Italia and has interviews with key producers, former players like Paul Ince, and is fronted once more by the excellent James Richardson.
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.