Calcio Storico – The world’s most violent sport

We love covering niche sports and have written lots of articles on minor sports that some people have most likely never heard of.  The Calcio Storico is once such sport but it also holds the crazy title of most brutal or violent sport in the world. The Calcio Storico – ‘historic football’ – is an ancient […]

7th August 2018 read full article

What you need to know, if you start Sport Fishing

Fishing is a very diverse activity. It has always been a profitable business, and people make good money by catching and selling fish. Nowadays, fishing is a rather popular hobby, too. A lot of men and women of all ages enjoy spending time with their fishing rods by the water. But fishing is not only a […]

6th August 2018 read full article

Must-Watch Games of the 2018 NFL Season

The start of the NFL is just around the corner, and football fans can’t wait to see how their favourite teams fare after some time off. Some interesting changes have been made throughout the league, and plenty of old rivalries will be revisited – guaranteeing plenty of thrills on the field. There are plenty of […]

2nd August 2018 read full article

Female Bodybuilders and Breast Implants

The world of female bodybuilding, like men’s bodybuilding, is governed by strict rules of diet, exercise, and physique. What is unique in women’s bodybuilding is the expectation to maintain a including a curvaceous figure and a generous chest size in addition to gaining muscle mass. Because of this pressure, an increasing number of female bodybuilders […]

1st August 2018 read full article

Playing Tennis on Different Surfaces

If you play or even just watch tennis then you probably know that there are a few different surfaces.  We want to give you an idea of what it’s like to play on the 4 main ones and the differences in speed, bounce etc. There are four main types of tennis court surface: clay courts, […]

31st July 2018 read full article

The World’s Most Dangerous Mountains

We all know that mountain climbing can be dangerous and every year we hear about tragic losses on Mount Everest or K2 but there are many other less familiar mountain which are far more dangerous.  Based on death-to-summit ratio Everest is actually quite safe compared to most mountains on the list below. 6 of the most […]

26th July 2018 read full article

Avoiding Heat Exhaustion

Getting out and exercising is always so much easier in the sun, but depending on the temperature and the level of exercise you’re doing, there are hidden dangers.   Heavy exercise in hot and humid conditions is going to leave you prone to heat exhaustion and other heat illness, such as heat stroke, heat cramps, and dehydration. We all know how hard it […]

24th July 2018 read full article

All you need to know about Standup Paddleboarding

Most people will heard of Standup Paddleboarding or SUP by now and if not you mustn’t live too close to water!   Standup Paddleboarding is one of the fastest growing sports in the world and the most versatile of all board sports.  SUP’s can be used in flat water, rivers and rapids, touring, racing and surfing.  […]

24th July 2018 read full article

Greatest Meltdowns in Sport

They see you need to experience failure before you can experience success.. Many of the greats in all sports have suffered melt downs, of course us amateur sports people experience it all the time., but imagine what it’s like to be on the world stage, millions, maybe 100′s of millions of people watching, cheering you on. […]

19th July 2018 read full article

Tour De France – History of Winners

The Tour de France is the major, the grand slam or holy grail of cycling. It’s an annual multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries. Like the other Grand Tours - the Giro d’Italia and the Vuelta a España, it consists of 21 stages over a little more than 3 weeks.  Held every July, there are […]

18th July 2018 read full article

Open Championship winners since 1970

The Open Championship or known as the British Open by Americans—has been played since the year 1860, when Willie Park Sr. won the inaugural event.  Little did he, or the other seven golfers who competed, know that the tournament that year at Prestwick would grow to become golf’s oldest and arguably most prestigious major championship.   6 […]

17th July 2018 read full article

Motivational Quotes from our Fictional Heroes!

Our heroes say it best and we will always be inspired by them, but those heroes don’t have to be real do they?! When it comes to sport, movies really have produced some gems.   Some of them will live on forever in movie and indeed sports culture.   They are also famous for their hilarious and […]

12th July 2018 read full article

Previous World Cup winners

The FIFA World cup, more simply know as the World Cup is the biggest sporting spectacle in the world.  It’s been held every 4 years since it’s since the inaugural tournament in 1930, except in 1942 and 1946 when it was not held because of the Second World War.   The World Cup is the most prestigious […]

12th July 2018 read full article

Diving in Football

Is diving in football getting worse?  Are refs not meant to be penalising players for their fake dives?   It happens in nearly every match, a players gets a tap on the shoulder or any body part then dive on the ground wriggling around in agony..  And it’s ruining the game of football. And it’s ruining […]

11th July 2018 read full article

List of Wimbledon Winners – Ladies

The grass court season maybe the shortest and least abundant when it comes to tournaments, but it does hold the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament of them all – Wimbledon. Wimbledon is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, the others being the Australian Open, the French Open and the US Open. Since the Australian Open shifted to hardcourt in 1988, Wimbledon […]

11th July 2018 read full article

List of Wimbledon Winners – Men

The grass court season maybe the shortest and least abundant when it comes to tournaments, but it does hold the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament of them all – Wimbledon. Wimbledon is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, the others being the Australian Open, the French Open and the US Open. Since the Australian Open shifted to hardcourt in 1988, Wimbledon […]

10th July 2018 read full article

The rise of Padel tennis

If you’ve ever been to Spain and you play sport then you’ve probably heard of Padel tennis.  It’s actually one of the fastest growing sports in the world and in Spain it’s massive! It’s estimated that padel is played by between six to 10 million Spaniards, compared to around 200,000 who actively play tennis. What a […]

14th June 2018 read full article

Top World Cup Goalscorers

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup upon us, everyone across the globe is in full football festive spirits. The most watched sporting event will be broadcasted on our screens for the next month. Many of the world’s biggest footballing stars are on show on what promises to be an exciting World Cup in Russia. Throughout […]

13th June 2018 read full article

What is Obstacle Course Racing?

There are always new trends and ways to make exercise interesting and fun. One such trend today is obstacle course racing (OCR). The most popular OCR events among novice and intermediate athletes currently are the Tough Mudder, Spartan Sprint, and Warrior Dash. These races seek to push participants’ bodies to the limit while experiencing the […]

12th June 2018 read full article

How You Can Raise Money Through Sports

There are few goals in life as noble as trying to raise money for those who need it. While a charity event is an excellent opportunity to help those who need it the most, they are also a chance to have some fun! Fundraising has changed a great deal in recent years, but people have […]

12th June 2018 read full article

U.S. Open 2018 Preview

As we head to the second major of the year, it is time to take a in-depth look at the tournament ahead with respects to the course and and some of the red hot tournament favourites.  The U.S. Open 2018 (June 14-17) heads to New York, and back to the infamous Shinnecock Hills Golf Course that […]

5th June 2018 read full article

Gambling sponsors often spotted in the Premier League

    Last year the English Premier League saw some changes in the sponsorship game being played out on the shirts and jerseys of the players. The season started off like any other with Emirates Airlines battling it out with King Power, the Thai duty free giant. However, as the League progressed, things started to […]

29th May 2018 read full article

The Surprizing Cost of Sports

Playing sports is one of the best ways to do something different from our normal routine and to relax our body and mind. In this world, there are many different types of sports played, some sports are not expensive and some sports are very expensive. There are many sports which requires huge capital to even […]

22nd May 2018 read full article

Boost Your Sport’s Career

Need a sponsor for your sports career? Try the ones who bet on games. Crowdfunding your sports career is a great idea. For let’s face it, corporate sponsorship deals involving big budgets are pretty tough to come by. It’s not something that is within the capability of most of us who however would still like […]

22nd May 2018 read full article

Gymnasts meet their star crowdfunding sponsor – Chaz Davies!

  Imola, Thursday 10 May – The Biancoverde Gymnastic team from Imola finally got to thank one of their star crowdfunding sponsors this week when Racing – Ducati Superbike Team rider, Chaz Davies, arrived in town ready for the fifth round of the World Superbike championship. The Welsh rider, who won the 2011 Supersport […]

14th May 2018 read full article

Highest Earning eSports Players in the World

Whether you believe it or not, competitive gaming is now one the fastest growing sports in the world.  As video streaming is becoming more and more popular, playing video games professional is too. In 2018, top eSports players are now considered as massive stars. While pro gamers were fighting for minuscule amounts of money and peripherals […]

11th May 2018 read full article

Top Champions League Goalscorers of All-Time

Since it’s rebranding from the European Cup in 1992, the Champion League has witnessed some great players and extraordinary goalscorers. At PledgeSports, we’re listing some of the iconic names in world football past and present who lead the way in the top Champions League Goalscorers list. Check it out below – 45 Goals – Robert […]

10th May 2018 read full article

Fastest Growing Sports in the World

Sport is very important part of our lives, whether you love sport or hate it, you may just find a new hobby after reviewing some of these fastest growing sports! Some of these “sports” you may have never heard of before.  Here’s some of the oddest and fastest growing sports in the world. The Fastest […]

8th May 2018 read full article

The Massive Growth of eSports

To many of you out there, you are probably asking yourself – “What is eSports?” or “How can gaming be a sport?”. To answer, e-Sports is simple a term used to describe competitive gaming. Over the last decade competitive gaming has risen to crazy new heights. They are over 400 million die-hard fans who follow […]

8th May 2018 read full article

Summer Health and Fitness with PledgeSports!

SUMMER IS UPON US! Everyones favourite season is here and we want to promote our ethos of health and fitness.  There’s no better time to be active than in warm weather and long days and we have everything covered from sports and food for weight loss to fitness and injury.  Let’s start by giving you […]

3rd May 2018 read full article

What is Female Athlete Triad?

With females athletes from all over the world in every sport you can think of on PledgeSports, we come across lot’s of health stories and one such is female athlete triad.   It’s a syndrome in which eating disorders (or low energy availability), amenorrhoea, and decreased bone mineral density (osteoporosis and osteopenia) are present. Also known simply as the Triad.  The female athlete triad is […]

1st May 2018 read full article

Europe’s Unknown Extreme Sports Destinations

If you’re getting bored with everyday life and want to find something that will fulfil your need for thrill then look no further. There are loads of activities you are probably yet to try and some extraordinary locations which you can do so. This blog will give you a range of ideas of Europe’s unknown […]

1st May 2018 read full article

The Best Mountain Climbing Destinations

There will come a point in your life where you should set yourself a goal so high and off the beaten track that it will testify your physical and psychological limit to the extreme.  (While not trying to lill yourself!) Something that might give you a new perspective of the world and prove just what you’re capable of. “Only those who will risk going […]

26th April 2018 read full article

Most Popular Sports By Country

Different sports are played all over the world as hobbies, careers or as a part of fitness regimes. Some sports have grown to be more popular than others, attracting billions of fans, so we compiled this list based on participation, TV viewership and rights, prominence in the media, global spread, and salaries at the top […]

26th April 2018 read full article

Bucket List – Best Trail Running Locations

Trail Running is not just only about racing, nowadays trail running has become more and more popular amongst athletes of all ages. People who love running enjoy the authentic, off-the-beaten-track travel experiences and learning about new cultures from countries all across the globe. They also seek out the most epic runs, the best sights and the […]

24th April 2018 read full article

Bucket List – Best Hiking Trails around The World

Hiking in the great outdoors might just be about the healthiest of things you can do both physically and mentally.  People love hiking (we included!) as it gives you just more than just a breath of fresh air and great exercise, that physical open space can have a peaceful and refreshing effect for any hiker, it […]

24th April 2018 read full article

The Best White-Water Rafting Around The World

Rafting is an awesome sport, surrounded by both danger and beauty in some of the planets most stunning locations.  It’s a great idea for a holiday for those who want that x factor!  We’re extremely lucky to have so many options in countries all around the world with exceptionally good whitewater rafting facilities on offer.  […]

20th April 2018 read full article

Bucket List – The Best Cycling Destinations

Cycling is one of the most efficient and easiest ways for you to explore the world. Whether you’re a cycling enthusiast or not, it is easily one of the best forms of travel while on an exploration. From two wheels you can take in the beauty that the Earth has to offer and breathe in […]

18th April 2018 read full article

Tiger Woods – The World’s Greatest Golfer

Names like Michael Jordan, Lionel Messi, Roger Federer are among the super-elite of athletic ability and are the kind of athletes that come along very rarely. Tiger Woods is, undoubtedly, a member of this club and is an athlete that changed the sport of golf incredibly. We at PledgeSports feel it necessary to analyze what exactly has […]

6th April 2018 read full article

Greatest Athletes of All Time

Let the great debate begin! It is much harder than you think to squeeze every “Great” athlete into a top 10 list. But we think our ten are all most worthy of their places.  To even begin arguing about who makes the list of the greatest athletes of all time, we needed to consider the […]

5th April 2018 read full article

Why Crowdfund with PledgeSports

Launched in 2014 we have now helped people in 45 countries around the world raise millions, and are experts at what we do.  But with increasing competition out there, we thought we’d throw out a reminder about why we are the best crowdfunding platform in the world for sports! Dedicated to sport Unlike some of […]

3rd April 2018 read full article

The Most Popular Sports in Singapore

If you are planning to visit Singapore and you are a lover of sports, then there is a lot in store for you. The country values sports and is known as the best in sports in the region. Their players in different sports are also some of the best not only in the country but […]

3rd April 2018 read full article

The Different Boxing Title Belts Explained

Are you a little confused by all the different belts in boxing?   Well certainly we were, and so decided to investigate! With lots of different bely names being bandied around for all the different weight classes sometimes can be unclear just what the title a boxer is fighting for.  Is it important? Is it prestigious? […]

3rd April 2018 read full article

Junk food and sports sponsorship

As all our readers know, we love to promote health and fitness.  So we where shocked to learn just yesterday, that 76% of sport sponsorship in the US is tied to junk food.  The recent study, published in the journal Pediatrics , reveals that 76% of food products shown in ads promoting a sports organisation sponsorship are […]

28th March 2018 read full article

Masters Champions Since 1997

The first major of the year is soon to be upon us. The Masters Tournament will be scheduled for the first week of April, 2018. As the Augusta National gets ready for the most anticipated tournament of the year, we at PledgeSports take a trip down “Magnolia” lane and analyse the list of masters champions […]

27th March 2018 read full article

2018 Masters Preview

The wait is almost over for the opening men’s major of the year, the 2018 Masters tournament will take place between Apr 5–8 at Augusta National. Unlike any other major in golf, the tournament is always held at at the same golf course of Augusta National. Since 1949, a green jacket has been awarded to the […]

27th March 2018 read full article

Most Common Sports Injuries

Unfortunately injuries are a common thing when it comes to playing sports, whether it is at professional level or amateur it is very hard to avoid some kind of injury. More importantly if you have ever tweaked a muscle or fractured a bone you may not know the exact way to treat or prevent it […]

21st March 2018 read full article

The Benefits of Compression Clothing

Fitness and healthy living is forever growing in popularity across the globe. Everyone is getting more health conscious on the foods we are putting into our bodies but less and less people are worrying about what we actually put on our bodies. The fitness clothing world is now more important than ever because of the […]

20th March 2018 read full article

Most Popular Sports in America

Americans are hugely passionate about playing and watching sports. Whether it’s supporting their local college football team or screaming at the television during the Super Bowl, sport is what brings the American community together. Over the last 20 years, sporting television figures have increased dramatically with the continuous major advancements in modern technology. You can […]

20th March 2018 read full article

Are Footballers Overpaid?

PledgeSports are here to answer the question that’s been much publicised lately, “Are footballers overpaid?” The last 10 years in world football has seen the biggest transfers ever to be made. More and more rich owners are taking over clubs and we are seeing more and more disloyalty among clubs and players. It seems players […]

13th March 2018 read full article

Top 10 Most Successful Vegan Athletes

Doubtful that a vegan diet will provide sufficient nutrients, protein and energy to sustain a professional athlete? This list may just make you think again! All these athletes mentioned below are all supporting the vegan lifestyle and in doing so are performing better than ever.  A plant based diet offering such benefits as reduced inflammation, better recovery times […]

13th March 2018 read full article

What Are The Most Skilful Sports?

By definition the world “skill” means showing expertise or doing something very well, when it comes to sports there is always a big debate on determining what are the most skilful sports to play.  We take a look at the most brutal and unforgiving sports out there as well as sports that require huge amounts […]

13th March 2018 read full article

Philadelphia Eagles Win 1st Super Bowl

  Nelson Mandela once said, “It always seems impossible until it’s done”. That is what every Eagles Fan experienced. The Eagles have done what had been unexpected. Even the odds at real money online casinos such as  jackpotscasino Australia clearly showed that defeating the New England Patriots was highly unlikely. Betting on the Winning Team […]

12th March 2018 read full article

Highest Paid Salaries in Sport

For many, sports careers are the stuff of dreams, with countless kids and adults alike aspiring to a career as a professional athlete. Though the physical demands of professional athleticism are intense, so too are the rewards, with players in many disciplines averaging extremely high salaries. Some may argue that many sporting professionals are incredible over-paid […]

6th March 2018 read full article

Betting tips for the Champions League round of 16

The Champions League is the biggest club football competition in the world. For many players only the World Cup is a more prestigious tournament, and even in some cases the Champions League ranks as a higher goal. It is a great way of watching the best sides in Europe come up against each other which […]

5th March 2018 read full article

How to deal with a wantaway star, three examples

Sportspeople seem to change when they get more famous and successful. If you look at many of the future stars looking for crowdfunding for their sporting endeavours, they all seem to be humble, they all appear to be driven by a pure and lovely desire to play their sport and they all seem ready to […]

5th March 2018 read full article

Breakout Tennis Stars who made a splash at Grand Slams

Breakout Tennis Stars who made a splash at Grand Slams Tennis is a sport which, despite it being quite hard to win a match, has managed to serve up some great surprises over the year. With lower scoring sports, like Soccer, it can be easy to have shock wins as teams only need to score […]

2nd March 2018 read full article

Our Top Tips To Fitness and Weight Loss

The eternal quest for fitness and weight loss in an ever changing environment can be tough to decipher.  And of course the two don’t necessarily go hand in hand.  However if you are exercising or doing sport with the aim of loosing weight then naturally you are going to increase your fitness. Below is plenty […]

1st March 2018 read full article

Sports most likely to cause Concussion

In an ever more health conscious world, injuries like concussion are being talked about and diagnosed a lot more that they were 10 years ago and thankfully so.  We want to look at concussion in sport and which sports are the biggest concussion risk. Lets look at an official definition of Concussion below – Concussion, […]

28th February 2018 read full article

The Complete Guide to the Cheltenham Festival 2018

Few events in horse racing can match the drama of the Cheltenham Festival. The four-day event (13th-16th March) features 28 thrilling races, several of which are the most important in their respective discipline. There are always shocks, dominant winners, falls, thrills, spills and some of the greatest jockeys and horses in the world. Here is […]

27th February 2018 read full article

Sports Stars That Came Out Of Nowhere

One of the most exciting things about sponsoring a sports person is the moment when they finally succeed. There are a few greater feelings than putting your money into something and then watching it pay off. Much like taking out your iPhone and opening up one of your favourite casino apps from, and watching […]

26th February 2018 read full article

Oldest Football Clubs in the World

As the beautiful game is forever growing around the globe you may surprised that the first 10 clubs to be established were all from England. You may even say it’s the home of football! Nowadays, some of these clubs are unheard of as they play majority of their football in lower league tiers. We at […]

21st February 2018 read full article

Do’s and Don’ts of Crowdfunding

You may be new to crowdfunding and perhaps you’re not sure where to begin.  However we’re not new and have helping 10,000′s of people on PledgeSports we are experts at this stage, and we want to help you in every way possible to have a successful crowdfunding campaign and raise as much money as possible! […]

21st February 2018 read full article

Top 5 Golf Courses in Marbella

Your Marbella trip will not be complete unless you visit some of their exquisite golf courses. Whether you’re on a business trip or a short week-end break combining city life with a round of golf is the icing on the cake. We at PledgeSports feel that you deserve to some time to sit back and relax […]

20th February 2018 read full article

All-time Winter Olympics Medal Count

With the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang done and dusted, PledgeSports look at the most successful nations to ever compete in the Winter Olympics Games. As the Winter Olympics continues to grow, there seems to be a growing distance between Norway and the rest. And interestingly Austria is slipping down the ranks winning only a 10 […]

20th February 2018 read full article

Oldest Sports in the World

At PledgeSports we love sports and sports trivia.  The history of sports may extend as far back as the beginnings of military training, with competition used as a mean to determine whether individuals were fit and useful for service. We look at how the sports have grown to what nowadays are full-time careers for people that pursue these sports as […]

20th February 2018 read full article

What Factors Drive Brand Loyalty in Sports?

  Whether it’s your preferred workout gear or your favourite team, few industries exemplify loyalty like sports. Determining what factors cause such rabid devotion and drive brand value is a full-time job for marketing analysts, team owners and product manufacturers alike. Here are some insights that might explain what makes a fan a superfan, no […]

20th February 2018 read full article

All-Time Premier League Top Goalscorers

Since the beginning of the Premier League back in 1992, we have seen great footballing goalscoring legends prevail such as Andy Cole, Frank Lampard and Thierry Henry to name a few. We want to refresh your memory with the top 10 list of the all-time premier league top goalscorers. Can you guess who makes the […]

18th February 2018 read full article

Top 6 Nations Try Scorers of All-Time

We love rugby!  And with the 6 Nations in full flow, we take a look at the top All-Time 6 Nations Try Scorers. Without further ado, here goes – Brian O’Driscoll – Ireland – 26 Tries Regarded by critics as one of the greatest rugby union players of all time. BOD has had many incredible […]

16th February 2018 read full article

Best Sports for Fitness

For those who want to change their lives and increase their fitness levels, we at PledgeSports want to answer the age old question – “What are the best sports for fitness?” We have a list of the best sports that you may or may not know help increase your overall fitness levels dramatically. The great […]

16th February 2018 read full article

10 Best World Series Most Valuable Performances of All Time

10 Best World Series Most Valuable Performances of All Time As the heading speaks for itself, we are hereby discussing the ten best world series most valuable performances of all time. MVP stands for the Most Valuable Player Awards and here we will draw attention not only to the Most Valuable Player but also to […]

12th February 2018 read full article

How to succeed as a Personal Trainer

  Personal training is one of the most sought-after jobs within the fitness industry – however, it isn’t always an easy career to pursue. It is essential that you have the qualifications, skills and right personality to be able to carry this role out to a high standard. This article will detail some of the […]

9th February 2018 read full article

Best Exercises for Fitness

We all know that proper exercises and a good diet plan is key to best results whatever it may be that you are striving in health and fitness. We at PledgeSports are no different from you and we always are eager to know what are the best type of exercises out there that will aid […]

8th February 2018 read full article

Easiest Sports To Play

Learning a sport could be one of the best ways to spend your time and to stay healthy, and that learning a new sport is a great way of staying fit and socialising with others. We’ve already covered the hardest sports to play but if you want to try something a little easier to add […]

7th February 2018 read full article

Best Sports for Overall Exercise

We at PledgeSports are deeply interested in health, fitness and exercising alike. We want to provide a list of sports for you that will aid you in getting the best overall workout for your body. Debating what the best sports for overall exercise is very difficult, however we believe that these 10 sports below will […]

6th February 2018 read full article

10 Highest Paid Footballers in the World

We all know that more and more money is being pumped into world football on a daily basis. If any club in world football wants to compete at the highest level it is almost a necessity to spend extortionate amounts of money. Even though Ronaldo and Messi are amongst the best football players in the world, that […]

6th February 2018 read full article

10 Greatest Jockeys of All-Time

Measuring the success of jockeys can be very challenging and subjective. With all the various type of horse racing across the globe, PledgeSports have managed to choose the 10 Greatest Jockeys of all-time. To make it easier, we have broken it down to the top 5 flat racing jockeys and the top 5 jump jockeys. […]

1st February 2018 read full article

List of 6 Nations Winners Since 2000

The 6 Nations is the most important annual rugby tournament in the Northern Hemisphere, every year rugby fans and nations band together to watch this great iconic sports spectacle.  England have dominated the past two years of the 6 Nations, but let’s dive into the list of 6 Nations Winners from the tournament since 2000 and […]

31st January 2018 read full article

List of Super Bowl Winners Since 1997

PledgeSports compiled a list of the winners from the last 20 years of the Superbowl. Before we get into the list, let’s have a look of some of the remarkable financial figures that surround the big Superbowl Sunday event. Superbowl Winnings - Aside from the regular salaries each player receives during the regular season, each player […]

30th January 2018 read full article

Roger Federer in Records

What a wonderful year it’s been for the greatest tennis player of all-time. Roger Federer has once again proved why he is without a doubt one the most gifted players to ever lift a racket. Even at the ripe age of 36, he’s still good enough to win his 20th Grand Slam title at the […]

30th January 2018 read full article

10 Biggest Sports Brands in the World

According to Forbes, Nike dominates the sports brand market with a value of $29.6B, accounting for 42% of the entire market capitalization. The second, third, and fourth largest companies similarly make up a combined 41% of the market. A total of four companies control more than 80% of the space. We have compiled a list of […]

25th January 2018 read full article

Biggest TV Rights Deals in Sport

All major sports around the world have got massive cash injections largely thanks to lucrative domestic and oversees TV deals. We are seeing more and more sports being made available to us through subscription based platforms and more and more companies are not afraid to spend big to secure their own TV right broadcasting rights. […]

24th January 2018 read full article

Uefa Champions League Winners Since 1997

We at PledgeSports are taking a look back the previous Uefa Champions League winners from the last 20 years. A total of 22 clubs have won the Champions League/European Cup. Real Madrid hold the record for the most victories, having won the competition 12 times, including the inaugural competition. They have also won the competition the […]

23rd January 2018 read full article

List of Rugby Champions Cup Winners

The European Rugby Champions Cup is an annual rugby union competition for European clubs whose countries compete in the Six Nations Championship. Introduced in 2014, the competition replaced the  Heineken Cup, which had been run by ERC since 1995. Who Are PledgeSports? We have compiled a list of rugby champions cup winners dating back to 1995 where it all began. Check it out […]

23rd January 2018 read full article

10 Richest Sports Team Owners

According to Forbes, there are now 63 billionaires who own at least one team in a major sports league around the world. In todays society it is hard not to associate money with sport. It is becoming more and more frequent that wealthy billionaires are tending to invest in franchises across the globe. With a combine […]

18th January 2018 read full article

Most Popular Sports in Ireland

A golden-age for Irish sport is upon us. Our small-but-proud nation has competed exceptionally well over the last decade. Ireland’s success in sport such as soccer, golf, boxing and rugby have all had an influence in the increase in the popularity of sport in our country. We at PledgeSports have compiled a list on what […]

16th January 2018 read full article

10 Greatest Football Players of All-time

It’s the question always guaranteed to spark contentious debate amongst football fans. We at PledgeSports have debated long and hard on who we think are the 10 greatest football players of all-time. Of course if you feel we have left anyone out, please let us know!   10. Alfredo Di Stéfano Nicknamed “The Blonde Arrow” Di Stéfano […]

15th January 2018 read full article

List of Premier League Winners Since 1992

Since the introduction of the Premier League in 1992,  there have only been a total of 6 different Premier League winners. Manchester United have dominated the league by winning an incredible 13 Premier League trophies.   Table of Premier League Winners – We have made a list of the Premier League winners and runners-up over […]

15th January 2018 read full article