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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.
18 Oct 2018
Often referred to as “Formula One on water”, Sportcal Events go on-site at the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff to find out what the opportunities are for host cities on the series, and the positive impacts the event has brought to the city of Cardiff.
14 Mar 2018
Sportcal’s Events Intelligence Centre contains details of more than 600 live bidding opportunities and over 3,500 archived bids. In a preview of the GSI Report 2018, Sportcal has identified the destinations which have been most successful in bidding for major events during 2017.
16 Feb 2018
With Super Bowl LII now completed, Sportcal reviews how hosting the event in Minneapolis’ latest state-of-the-art venue fits into the plans for the city to become a recognised sports destination.
26 Jan 2018
Sportcal Insight’s 'Featured event analysis' explores the 2017-18 Four Hills tournament, an annual ski jumping competition, which was held in Germany and Austria between 30 December 2017 and 6 January 2018.