The UEFA Champions League Final isn't just a fan favorite; sports are a huge draw for media buyers and the payoffs for rights holders are rising.
This report examines the global consumer shifts over the last two years and their impact on sports sponsorship models and content distribution.
There is no substitute for live sports action, but the proliferation of content across an expanding array of platforms has sparked increased consumption of additional sports content—both related to and not related to live matches.
After 50 years of female athletes pushing for more opportunity, the Olympic games are the biggest platform for gender equality in global sports, and the audiences are just as even.
The Olympics features men and women competing in the same events for medals of equal importance. And broadcasters and sponsors don’t differentiate.
An analysis of data from Nielsen Sports Sponsorglobe found that Chinese brands will be responsible for one-third of all growth in the global sponsorship market over the next decade.
Learn how sports sponsorship value is evolving and why a clear understanding of ROI across channels and over time is a business imperative.
Staying put is what’s best for reducing the spread of the COVID-19, but home bound consumers are having an immediate impact on brands. Marketers now have to reduce spending while continuing to engage buyers. How can businesses support their brands and make money in such uncharted waters?
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.
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.