Insights

Game Changer

The best sports properties in the world will succeed in the long run by understanding the wants and needs of Generation Z and transforming themselves so they can attract and engage fans for years to come.

Power of One: Athletes as Endorsers

For this special report, in collaboration with Leaders, a global sports business organization, Nielsen Sports has focused on the social media endorsement power—and potential—of a younger generation of global athletes.

Unlocking the true value of sports fan engagement

Australian sporting bodies, rights owners, venues, agencies, publishers and brands face increasing competition for fan engagement as they battle through the fragmentation of audiences and proliferation of brands available to them. To enable the sports industry and associated brands to better...

Women’s Football 2019

Fan interest and commercial investments in women’s football, or soccer, are growing leading into the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. According to Nielsen Sports, 40% of the people in countries with a team competing in this year’s tournament are interested in women’s football.

Esports Playbook for Brands

Esports fans around the world include some of the hardest to reach consumers for brands because of their cord-cutting and ad-blocking tendencies. While esports unites them as a fan base, their digital-first mindset is pervasive in their approach to broader entertainment consumption.