Sporting Intelligence

  • As Kaka hits 10m followers: the world’s 20 most popular sportsmen on Twitter

    By Sportingintelligence  25 April 2012 Kaka has become the first sportsman in the world to amass 10 million followers on the micro-blogging website Twitter. As this report from the Associated Press detailed when the Real Madrid footballer passed the landmark, he tweeted: ‘Thank youuuuu. To celebrate I’ll make a twitcam’. Whatever that means. Love it […]

  • Madonna pips gridiron as Super Bowl draws all-time US record TV audience

    By Sportingintelligence 7 February 2012 Sunday’s Super Bowl victory by the New York Giants against the New England Patriots attracted a live TV audience in America alone of 111.3 million people – making it the most watched programme in the history of US television, of any genre. That astonishing number means that more than one […]

  • Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United untouchable in cyberspace

    By Sportingintelligence 6 February 2012 In August 2010, as Facebook registered its 500 millionth active user, Sportingintelligence assessed the world’s ‘most popular’ sports teams by ‘Facebook fans’ – and Turkey’s Galatasaray came out on top. The ‘monetisation’ of sports fans via social media remains in its infancy. But in a rapidly changing multi-media world, we examined […]

  • NFL remains world No1 in attendance as Patriots and Giants meet in Super Bowl

    * By Nick Harris SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year 5 February 2012 The NFL has increased its already remarkable attendance levels in the current season to an average of 67,394 fans per match, Sportingintelligence can reveal. As our updated global attendances league table shows (also below), the new figure keeps the NFL comfortably in the […]

  • Slam dunk: NBA the richest sports league in the world by average pay

    By Nick Harris SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year 22 April 2011 The best paid sportsmen in the world, judged on average earnings per player across whole leagues, are the basketball players who make their living in the NBA in North America, according to the findings of sportingintelligence’s Global Sports Salaries Report 2011 (GSSS […]

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