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22 Oct 2019
Ahead of the 2019-20 NBA season Sportcal analyses the holistic impacts of the NBA Finals and the various benefits that a post-season run can have on an NBA franchise city
18 Sep 2019
There is a general agreement that the Fifa World Cup is the biggest national soccer team tournament on earth. There is also no denying that the Uefa European Championships (Euro) is the second biggest national team competition in the world of soccer. So what, then, is the third biggest men’s national team tournament in world soccer?
19 Jun 2019
A study on the 2018 ITU Multisport World Championships, held on the island of Fyn in Denmark, has demonstrated the significant tourism benefits that the event can generate for host cities as well as the strength of the combined concept, according to Sportcal, a UK-based market intelligence company.
30 May 2019
Russia's hosting of the 2018 FIFA World Cup was found to be the most impactful sporting event of the year, scoring 8,223 points.
30 Apr 2019
Tokyo, Japan, has opened up a significant gap at the top of Sportcal’s GSI Cities Index 2019, retaining the title of Global Sports City. Lima, Abu Dhabi, Glasgow and Budapest are the biggest climbers in the top 20, while Helsinki and London lose ground.
30 Apr 2019
China has topped Sportcal’s GSI Nations Index in 2019 by overtaking USA whilst Japan continues its meteoric rise by climbing two positions in to third.
16 Jan 2019
The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 delivered a significant direct economic and global media impact according to Sportcal's latest GSI Event Study, commissioned by World Sailing, Sport Event Denmark and the City of Aarhus.
13 Dec 2018
On the eve of the FIFA Club World Cup and amid discussions on the tournament's future, Sportcal’s head of football Ezechiel Abatan reveals main facts and figures and answers five key questions: 1. How does the FIFA Club World Cup work? 2. What is its commercial value? 3. Is the event profitable? 4. How much do participating teams make? 5. What are the plans for its future?
15 Nov 2018
Budapest, with its rich history and culture, has quickly become a key tourist destination in Central Europe. Hosting sport events is one of three strategies the Hungarian government has implemented to increase tourism over the next 12 years, so Sportcal Events uncovers the city’s hosting ambitions and the impact major sporting events have had on the Hungarian capital.