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Best Premier League Players Ever

As the Premier League celebrates its 25th birthday, we thought it only right to try and tackle the big question: “Who are the best Premier League players ever?” At PledgeSports, we’re huge football fans and have helped players, teams, and clubs raise huge amounts of money through sports crowdfunding. Who Are PledgeSports? Without further ado, here’s […]

20th September 2017 read full article

Highest Paid Rugby Players In 2017

Rugby Union has established itself as one of the world’s leading sports in terms of popularity and participation – naturally, the sport and its most prominent clubs have also grown in wealth. Rapidly increasing viewership has led to huge sums of money being paid for television broadcasting rights. This money has gone into the pockets […]

13th September 2017 read full article

10 Best Cyclists In History

Cycling is one of the most popular sports worldwide, so, we try to answer the big question among its fans: “Who are the best cyclists in history?”. At PledgeSports, we are huge cycling fans and have helped many individual cyclists, teams, and events raise money for their sport through crowdfunding. We felt it time to weigh […]

12th September 2017 read full article

CRAZY SPORTING FUNDRAISERS

CRAZY SPORTING FUNDRAISERS Raising money for good causes is something we can all get behind. So whether it’s a charity football match between neighbouring pubs, a darts competition or an event at the local golf club, the combination between sports and worthwhile causes is a winning one. However, sometimes you want to find something a […]

11th September 2017 read full article

Best Stretches For Flexibility

Whether it’s back pain, neck pain, hip pain, shoulder pain, etc – one of the primary interventions for people on a daily basis is stretching. Improving your flexibility can decrease tension in tight muscles, improve mobility in your joints, and ultimately decrease pain in tense or tight body areas. At PledgeSports, we not only help […]

7th September 2017 read full article

Richest Sporting Events In The World

Ever wondered what athletes or teams compete for the biggest prize money? Well, we’ve followed the money to give you the answers. At PledgeSports, we’re huge sports fans and have helped athletes and teams of all levels and from every sport around the world raise money through sports crowdfunding. Who Are PledgeSports? Here’s a rundown […]

7th September 2017 read full article

10 Sporting Events With The Biggest Prize Money

Ever wondered what athletes or teams compete for the biggest prize money? Well, we’ve followed the money to give you the answers. At PledgeSports, we’re huge sports fans and have helped athletes and teams of all levels and from every sport around the world raise money through sports crowdfunding. Who Are PledgeSports?  Here’s a rundown of the […]

4th September 2017 read full article

Golf Swing Tips Every Player Should Know

For anyone who’s ever played golf, they’ll know how difficult it is to get that little white ball in the hole. As fellow golfers, we sympathise with you and the frustrations you feel every time you tee it up! At PledgeSports, we’re avid golf fans and players and have helped many golfers of all levels […]

4th September 2017 read full article

The 10 Best Boxers Ever

Boxing is one of the most popular sports worldwide, so, we try to answer the big question among its fans: “Who are the best boxers in history?”. At PledgeSports, we are huge boxing fans and have helped many boxers and boxing clubs raise money for their sport through crowdfunding. We felt it time to weigh […]

31st August 2017 read full article

Who Are The Best UFC Fighters Ever?

UFC has sky-rocketed in popularity in recent years and following a revenue of $4.2bn in 2016, has established itself as a truly global sport. AGiven that we have had UFC people fundraise on PledgeSports, we couldn’t help but be swept up in the craze that comes with the UFC and thought it was time to weigh […]

29th August 2017 read full article

Legal Performance Enhancing Drugs

As athletes and tests both become more sophisticated, we thought it’d be interesting to see how close an athlete can get to crossing the line without technically being in the wrong. At PledgeSports, we do not, by any means, condone doping in sport and stand firmly on the fact that it is wrong and those found […]

29th August 2017 read full article

Can Liverpool Make The Top 4 Again?

The 2016/2017 season was one of Liverpool’s finest performance in nearly seven years. The team pulled their weight throughout the season and had some spectacular battles against the top clubs. The Merseyside team ended up finishing fourth, ahead of Arsenal and ending their chances of an eighteenth straight Champions League qualification. Liverpool has more Champions […]

28th August 2017 read full article

10 Best Swimmers In History

Every four years when the Olympics rolls around, one of the most eagerly anticipated, talked-about disciplines is swimming. At PledgeSports, we love the thrill of watching events unfold in the pool, and have also helped many swimmers to raise money through sports crowdfunding. Who Are PledgeSports? In this blog, we try to answer an age-old […]

22nd August 2017 read full article

Longest Standing World Records – Athletics

You know what they say – “Records are made to be broken”, and for the most part, that seems to happen in athletics quite frequently. Take Usain Bolt, for example, he set three world records in two years between 2008 and 2009. At PledgeSports, we find nothing more exhilarating than seeing athletes perform to the […]

21st August 2017 read full article

Richest Rugby Clubs In The World

Rugby Union has established itself as one of the world’s leading sports in terms of popularity and participation – naturally, the sport and its most prominent clubs have also grown in wealth. Rapidly increasing viewership has led to huge sums of money being paid for television broadcasting rights and a lot of this money has […]

16th August 2017 read full article

Best Paralympic Athletes In History

It’s a discussion that comes up frequently among sports fans: who are the best Paralympic athletes in the world?  At PledgeSports, we have helped a huge amount of Paralympians from many sports raise money through sports crowdfunding. However, as die hard sports nuts, we have often debated who are the best Paralympic athletes in history? […]

14th August 2017 read full article

Usain Bolt – Career In Numbers: A Tribute To The Fastest Man Ever

Usain Bolt is widely acknowledged as the greatest sprinter of all time, and for good reason too. At PledgeSports, we are huge fans of Bolt and all that he has done to bring athletics back into the limelight with his insane talent and famous charisma. Who Are PledgeSports? As the Jamaican prepares to retire after […]

11th August 2017 read full article

Best Sources Of Plant Protein

Every day people are becoming more and more aware of their diets and what they should and should not be putting in their bodies in order to be healthy. There has been a lot of negative publicity surrounding animal proteins, but the opposite goes for plant proteins which are classed as a healthier alternative. Protein […]

10th August 2017 read full article

Top 10 Foods High In Protein

Every day people are becoming more and more aware of their diets and what they should and should not be putting in their bodies in order to be healthy. One huge element of the diet is protein, and while protein is great for you, what many don’t realise is the importance of eating both the […]

9th August 2017 read full article

Fundraising For Sports Teams

We are global leaders with years of experience in fundraising for sports teams from all sports around the world, and because of that, we’ve become the perfect platform to help you generate the money your team needs. Crowdfunding is a powerful platform which can grow the reach of fundraising for sports teams by tenfold. In […]

8th August 2017 read full article

10 Best Golfers Of All Time

When you write a something which derives who is the best at something then the subsequent debate is a given, particularly when it comes to an individual sport like golf. In choosing the best golfers in history we considered many things – how they impacted the sport’s growth, the number of wins, world rankings, records, […]

3rd August 2017 read full article

10 Best Athletes In The World

It’s a discussion that comes up frequently among sports fans: who are the best athletes in the world?  At PledgeSports, we have helped athletes and teams from almost every sport known to man raise money through sports crowdfunding. However, as die hard sports nuts, we have always debated who are the best athletes in sport […]

1st August 2017 read full article

F1 Betting Lines Offered By Online Sportsbooks In Canada

Canadians love their sports! Be it ice hockey, basketball, curling, Formula 1 racing, biking events or anything else, they constantly yearn for more and more! And the same can also be said for the betting activity that all these sports attract in Canada. Talking specifically about the Formula 1 racing, Canada hosts an F1 Grand […]

27th July 2017 read full article

Lowest Rounds In A Major Championship

Branden Grace tore up the script when it comes to the lowest rounds in a major championship when he carded first ever 62 in a men’s major championship during the third round of the 2017 British Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. Grace made the turn at 5-under, recording a sublime 29 on the front nine […]

26th July 2017 read full article

10 Best Tennis Players Of All Time – Women

Without doubt tennis’ Open era has produced some incredible champions since its inception, but who from the women’s game ranks among the 10 best tennis players of all time? *When there’s so little between so much of the talent on this list, getting it 100% correct is a real mission so please let us know […]

25th July 2017 read full article

10 Best Tennis Players Of All Time – Men

Without doubt tennis’ Open era has produced some incredible champions since its inception, but who from the men’s game ranks among the 10 best tennis players of all time? *When there’s so little between so much of the talent on this list, getting it 100% correct is a real mission so please let us know […]

20th July 2017 read full article

5 Best Footballers Of The 21st Century

As the 2017/18 season approaches, we look at the players who have been involved in the action over the past 17 years to determine who are the best footballers of the 21st Century. At PledgeSports, we have worked with individual players and teams, of all levels and ages, from around the world to raise money […]

19th July 2017 read full article

4 Ways To Prevent Tennis Elbow

Tennis is one of the most physically demanding sports in the world, and with that comes the likelihood of sustaining injury. However, one injury commonly associated with the sport stands head and shoulders above the rest – the dreaded Tennis Elbow. At PledgeSports, we are huge tennis fans and have worked with players of all […]

18th July 2017 read full article

Roger Federer: A Glittering Career In Numbers

Roger Federer is one of the most iconic and successful athletes of all time. His win at Wimbledon 2017 was his 8th time to lift tennis’ most prestigious title and his 19th Grand Slam of all time. Better yet, he did it in the most Federer-esque fashion by not dropping a set for the entire […]

13th July 2017 read full article

Top 10 Adventure Sports

Do you thrive on the rush of adrenaline and pushing your heart rate to the limit? Adventure sports are probably the fix you desire. At PledgeSports, we are sports nuts and love the thrill of sport’s more extreme disciplines. We have worked with loads of adventure sports athletes in the past to raise money through […]

12th July 2017 read full article

10 Richest Sports Teams In The World

For the first time since 2012, the richest sports team in the world is the soccer giants, Real Madrid. At PledgeSports, we help athletes, clubs and teams raise money, but these teams clearly don’t need that. Who are PledgeSports? Here’s a countdown of the richest sports teams in the world, according to Forbes – prepare […]

11th July 2017 read full article

Let’s talk food and sport with… Shirley McCay

The 2018 Hockey World Cup is being held in London, but all eyes are on Johannesburg this month as the Irish Women’s senior hockey team battle it out for a qualifying spot at the World League 3 series. Amongst the team are many household names to hockey fans, one of these names and leaders is Shirley […]

10th July 2017 read full article

8 Most Extreme Sports Known To Man

One of the best things about sport is the adrenaline rush you get in the heat of competition, but nothing comes close to the high felt by athletes who get involved in the most extreme sports. At PledgeSports, we love extreme sports and have worked with tonnes of extreme athletes and teams to raise money […]

10th July 2017 read full article

10 Most Expensive Transfers Of 2017

Clubs all over the continent have been busy emptying their wallets ahead of the 2017/18 season. This summer’s transfer window is in full swing and the amount of money spent already is nothing short of eye-watering. At PledgeSports we are die-hard football fans and have helped many football players and teams, of every age and level, from […]

7th July 2017 read full article

What To Expect From The Summer Transfer Window

With the summer transfer window wide open for business, things are really starting to heat up. We assess the big-name players who are most likely move clubs and who they could potentially join. The summer transfer window is exciting and a great source of live action. It’s also a great chance to make a few […]

6th July 2017 read full article

The 13 Funniest Names In Sport

A combo of bad parenting, immature humour and just complete bad luck. Here are the 13 funniest names in sport. Be glad you aren’t one of these guys! 1. Butt Fuchs                         2. Rusty Kuntz A fine example of some truly, awful parenting.   […]

5th July 2017 read full article

The 5 Hardest Cycling Races On Earth

The most famous cycling race is, of course, the Tour de France, but is it the hardest? At Pledgesports, we’re huge bike fans and have helped athletes from all bike disciplines raise money through sports crowdfunding. Who Are PledgeSports? By looking at races from all kinds of biking, we have created an ultimate list of […]

4th July 2017 read full article

9 Biggest Football Stadiums In The World

With hundreds of millions of fans around the world, football naturally has some huge stadiums to accommodate its monstrous following. At PledgeSports, we’re huge football fans and have helped individual players and teams, of all ages and levels, raise money for football through sports crowdfunding. Who Are PledgeSports? Here is a countdown of the 9 […]

3rd July 2017 read full article

Wimbledon 2017: Everything You Need To Know

It’s that time of year again. Two weeks of a strict, all-white dress code, immaculate grass courts, and Henman Hill hopping with excited tennis fans, all eager to see who will win the most prestigious event in tennis – Wimbledon 2017. Get Andy Murray at a HUGE 50/1 to retain his Wimbledon crown At PledgeSports, […]

29th June 2017 read full article

Top 10 Most Played Sports

It’s near-impossible to put a definitive number on participation in different sports around the world when picking out the most played sports. In this list we’ve based our rankings on the number of players registered to clubs or leagues, so rather than including everyone who kicks a football in their back garden, we’re only counting […]

28th June 2017 read full article

The 10 Biggest Stadiums In The World 2017

Soccer fans tend to think that their sport is a huge deal, and it is. In fact, it’s the most watched, most played and most popular sport on the planet. So, you’d think that this insane popularity would be matched by the biggest stadiums in the world, right? Who Are PledgeSports? Wrong. Prepare to be […]

28th June 2017 read full article

The 8 Toughest Footraces On Earth

By combining extreme distance, rugged terrain, intense heat and cold, and elevation, these events are the toughest footraces know to man. At PledgeSports, we are huge fans of ultra athletes and have worked with many of them to raise money through sports crowdfunding. Some have even raised thousands so they could compete in of the […]

23rd June 2017 read full article

Most Followed Female Athletes On Twitter

There are billions of sports fans around the world and as 328 million of us actively use Twitter every month, there is a huge opportunity for fans to get closer to their favourite female athletes. At PledgeSports, we work with athletes to raise money, but also raise their online profile and make them more attractive to […]

21st June 2017 read full article

10 Most Followed Female Athletes On Instagram

There are billions of sports fans around the world and as 700 million of us actively use Instagram every month, there is a huge opportunity for fans to get closer to their favourite female athletes. At PledgeSports, we work with athletes to raise money, but also raise their online profile and make them more attractive to […]

21st June 2017 read full article

Gender Pay Gap For Sports Prize Money Decreasing

A new study released by the BBC has found that the gender pay gap for sports prize money is decreasing as more sports are achieving parity at the elite level. At PledgeSports, we are huge fans of all women involved in sport and have worked with many individual athletes and teams to raise money through […]

20th June 2017 read full article

8 Richest Football Clubs In England

Every year Deloitte release their Football Money League which documents the eye-watering revenue generated by the richest football clubs on the planet, and more often than not a good chunk of them are English, so we’ve done our league of the richest football clubs in England. PledgeSports have helped many teams and clubs fundraise for football, […]

19th June 2017 read full article

Top 10 Most Popular Sports In The World By Participation

It’s near-impossible to put a definitive number on participation in different sports around the world when picking out the most popular sports. In this list we’ve based our rankings on the number of players registered to clubs or leagues, so rather than including everyone who kicks a football in their back garden, we’re only counting […]

19th June 2017 read full article

The World’s Toughest Endurance Races

From the vast, icy plains of the Arctic Circle to the unpredictable, unstoppable force of the world’s biggest oceans, we compile the most deadly, feared, difficult and toughest endurance races know to man. At PledgeSports, we’re huge fans of ultra-athletes and have helped many of them, from a wide range of sports, raise money through crowdfunding, […]

19th June 2017 read full article

10 Most Followed Sports People On Twitter

There are billions of sports fans around the world and as 328 million of us actively use Twitter every month, there is a huge opportunity for fans to get closer to their favourite athletes. At PledgeSports, we work with athletes to raise money, but also raise their online profile and make them more attractive to […]

19th June 2017 read full article

Most Popular Stories Of The Week

We consistently bring you new and fascinating content from the world of sport, and this week is no different. Below are our most popular stories of the week Enjoy!  Who Are PledgeSports? The World’s Toughest Races From the vast, icy plains of Antarctica to the unpredictable, unstoppable force of the world’s biggest oceans. We’ve compiled […]

16th June 2017 read full article

Most Followed Athletes On Instagram

There are billions of sports fans around the world and as 700 million of us actively use Instagram every month, there is a huge opportunity for fans to get closer to their favourite athletes. At PledgeSports, we work with athletes to raise money, but also raise their online profile and make them more attractive to sponsors […]

15th June 2017 read full article

The 5 Most Powerful Football Agents

It wouldn’t be a stretch to say agents are football’s new rock stars. With the staggering sums of money being invested in their clients and the amounts the agents are then due, they wouldn’t miss the odd car driven into a swimming pool. Who are PledgeSports? Agents have more negotiating muscle than ever before, so here […]

15th June 2017 read full article

10 Most Popular Sports In The World

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 […]

14th June 2017 read full article

This Week’s Big Sporting Events

Get the Lions to beat New Zeland at a massive 60/1 OR Back Germany to win against Cameroon at a huge 20/1 This week is jam-packed with sports action, from the US Open and Royal Ascot to the U-21 European Championships and tennis at Queens, plus much more in between. PledgeSports bring you a preview of this week’s big […]

14th June 2017 read full article

2017 US Open Betting Tips

Get Rory McIlroy at 5/1 to make the cut OR 33/1 to win the US Open After The Masters concluded in dramatic fashion with an epic duel between Justin Rose and eventual winner Sergio Garcia, we look ahead to the second major of the golfing calendar, the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills, Wisconsin. The 2017 […]

14th June 2017 read full article

2017 US Open Preview: Ones To Watch

Get Rory McIlroy at 5/1 to make the cut OR 33/1 to win the US Open After The Masters concluded in dramatic fashion with an epic duel between Justin Rose and eventual winner Sergio Garcia, we look ahead to the second major of the golfing calendar, the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills, Wisconsin. The 2017 […]

13th June 2017 read full article

Why Record Attendance Figures Mean We Should All Be Taking eSports More Seriously

Until sometime around the turn of the century, gaming was often seen as something of a socially unacceptable past time, its most ardent critics blaming it for all the ills of society and calling for the most violent of titles to outright banned. In 2017 however, not only have such titles continued to enjoy mass […]

13th June 2017 read full article

The 10 Wealthiest Football Clubs In The World

Every year Deloitte release their Football Money League which documents the eye-watering revenue generated by the wealthiest football clubs on the planet. PledgeSports have helped many teams and clubs fundraise for football, but the teams we have worked with are on the opposite end of the scale to the ten listed below. Who are PledgeSports? […]

8th June 2017 read full article

Top 10 Most Extreme Sports In The World

Broken bones, comas, paralysis, and even death are all potential outcomes of playing some of the world’s most extreme sports. Get a risk-free £/€20 first bet with Paddy Power – money paid back in cash if it loses! Here at PledgeSports, we’ve helped athletes and teams all over the world from almost every sport known to […]

8th June 2017 read full article

Top 10 Most Viewed Sports

The popularity of sports around the world are growing rapidly due to the consistent increase in television rights. With roughly 7 billion people in the world, it’s very difficult to map which are the most popular – for example, table tennis is most popular in Asia, while the NFL’s following is predominately based in the […]

8th June 2017 read full article

The World’s Toughest Races

From the vast, icy plains of the Arctic Circle to the unpredictable, unstoppable force of the world’s biggest oceans, we compile the most deadly, feared, difficult and toughest races know to man. At PledgeSports, we’re huge fans of ultra-athletes and have helped many of them, from a wide range of sports, raise money through crowdfunding, including […]

8th June 2017 read full article

Top 10 Richest Athletes In The World

There has never been a better time to be a top athlete in your sport or key player in a popular team sport. Money from TV rights is fuelling massive increases in player salaries across basketball, American football, golf, and soccer. Here at PledgeSports, we have crunched the numbers to give you the current Top 10 Richest […]

8th June 2017 read full article

10 Most Expensive Transfers In Footballing History

The transfer window is upon us and if recent trends in the market are anything to go by we could be about to see some of the most expensive transfers in history! At PledgeSports we are die-hard football fans and have helped many football players and teams, of every age and level, from all around […]

7th June 2017 read full article

The Most Extreme Races In The World

From the vast, icy plains of the Arctic Circle to the unpredictable, unstoppable force of the world’s biggest oceans, we compile the most deadly, feared, difficult and most extreme races know to man. At PledgeSports, we’re huge fans of ultra-athletes and have helped many of them, from a wide range of sports, raise money through crowdfunding. […]

2nd June 2017 read full article

Crowdfunding For Minority Sports

We love minority sports and have now run crowdfunding campaigns for nearly every sport know to man in 35 countries around the world and counting! PledgeSports has helped athletes and teams from around the world raise over one million for sport since 2014.  We get a new sport in every month that we’ve not even heard of, […]

31st May 2017 read full article

The Toughest Sports In The World

We’ve created a list of the toughest sports in the world based on the sport’s difficulty, the danger athletes face, the different skills involved in the sport and the conditions athletes must endure in order to come out on top. At PledgeSports, we have worked with a tonne of athletes from almost every sport known […]

30th May 2017 read full article

Out Of The Woods Yet? – Tiger Woods’ Top 5 Moments

You can’t mention the name Tiger Woods without his scandalous sex life being thrown into the conversation. He’s been caught with his trousers down more times than he’s got his hands on a major championship, and more recently he’s been done for DUI.  It’s been a turbulent year for the 14-time major winner, Woods. He made […]

30th May 2017 read full article

Toughest Endurance Sports In The World

Through our hugely popular, “The Fittest Sport”, we discovered which sports boast the fittest athletes on the planet. Now, we switch our focus to endurance sports and determining what are “The Toughest Endurance Sports”. If you’re wondering what the difference between fitness and endurance is, we’ve explained it here. The Toughest Endurance Sports In this series, we […]

26th May 2017 read full article

The Ultimate Endurance Sport: Ocean Rowing

Through our hugely popular, “The Fittest Sport”, we discovered which sports boast the fittest athletes on the planet. Now, we switch our focus to endurance sports and determining what is “The Ultimate Endurance Sport”. If you’re wondering what the difference between fitness and endurance is, we’ve explained it here. The Ultimate Endurance Sport In this six-part series, […]

25th May 2017 read full article

The Ultimate Endurance Sport: Cross-Country Skiing

Through our hugely popular, “The Fittest Sport”, we discovered which sports boast the fittest athletes on the planet. Now, we switch our focus to endurance sports and determining what is “The Ultimate Endurance Sport”. If you’re wondering what the difference between fitness and endurance is, we’ve explained it here. The Ultimate Endurance Sport In this six-part series, […]

17th May 2017 read full article

Crowdfunding For The Winter Olympics

With the hangover from Rio 2016 well and truly over it’s time to prepare for another major international sporting event. We’re talking, of course, about the Winter Olympics. At PledgeSports, we have established ourselves as the world’s leading platform when it comes to crowdfunding for the Winter Olympics. With winter sports becoming more and more popular, […]

16th May 2017 read full article

Most Valuable Sports Teams In The World

For the first time since 2012, the most valuable sports team in the world is the soccer giants, Real Madrid. At PledgeSports, we help athletes, clubs and teams raise money, but these teams clearly don’t need that. Here are some great examples of successful crowdfunding campaigns Here’s a countdown of the most valuable sports teams […]

15th May 2017 read full article

Athlete Of The Week: Kate Kerr-Horan

PledgeSports have the pleasure of working with some phenomenal athletes and teams. Every Friday we will choose one of them as the PledgeSports “Athlete of the Week”.  This week’s winner is Kate Kerr-Horan. At 3-years-old, Kate suffered a serious injury and her parents were told that she would never walk again. Fast-forward 20 years and Kate is […]

12th May 2017 read full article

10 Most Followed Athletes On Twitter

There are billions of sports fans around the world and as 328 million of us actively use Twitter every month, there is a huge opportunity for fans to get closer to their favourite athletes. At PledgeSports, we work with athletes to raise money, but also raise their online profile and make them more attractive to […]

11th May 2017 read full article

The 10 Richest Football Clubs In The World

Every year Deloitte release their Football Money League which documents the eye-watering revenue generated by the richest football clubs on the planet. PledgeSports have helped many teams and clubs fundraise for football, but the teams we have worked with are on the opposite end of the scale to the ten listed below. Who are PledgeSports? […]

10th May 2017 read full article

The Ultimate Endurance Sport: Cycling

Through our hugely popular, “The Fittest Sport”, we discovered which sports boast the fittest athletes on the planet. Now, we switch our focus to endurance sports and determining what is “The Ultimate Endurance Sport”. If you’re wondering what the difference between fitness and endurance is, we’ve explained it here. The Ultimate Endurance Sport In this six-part […]

9th May 2017 read full article

Athlete of the Week: Scarlett Mew Jensen

PledgeSports have the pleasure of working with some phenomenal athletes and teams. Every Friday we will choose one of them as the PledgeSports “Athlete of the Week”.  This week’s winner is 15-year-old British diver, Scarlett Mew Jensen. After seven years of diving, Scarlett has been selected to represent Team GB at hir first ever senior Grand Prix […]

5th May 2017 read full article

Because It’s Our Greatest Wealth – Healthy Living Tips

Mr Sun is back, which means it’s time to try being healthy! As well as providing a global and very successful crowdfunding platform for sport, PledgeSports are also doing our bit for health awareness. Here are some of the most popular blogs from our “Healthy Living” section – we guarantee they’ll have you feeling your best […]

4th May 2017 read full article

Phenomenal eSports Events Still on Tap for 2017

There’s no question that 2017 is shaping up to be the biggest year yet for eSports. As viewership from all corners of the globe soars past 230 million people, the business of eSports is booming, raking in over $500 million last year. Although the gameplay is virtual, and the athletes may not take to a […]

26th April 2017 read full article

New Startup Empowers Fans with Online Sports Courses

A new tech startup called Qoach (pronounced as “coach”) is offering online training and coaching lessons for loads of different sports. It’s a brilliant concept which gives anyone anywhere in the world access to sports coaching and training without the cost. They currently provide hundreds of free sports courses containing thousands of online videos for […]

25th April 2017 read full article

The Ultimate Endurance Sport: Running

Through our hugely popular, “The Fittest Sport”, we discovered which sports boast the fittest athletes on the planet. Now, we switch our focus to endurance sports and determining what is “The Ultimate Endurance Sport”. If you’re wondering what the difference between fitness and endurance is, we’ve explained it here. The Ultimate Endurance Sport In this six-part […]

25th April 2017 read full article

Beat The Monday Blues With PledgeSports

Beat The Monday Blues For your entertainment, we’ve put together a list of the Best Fictional Sports Characters of all time. These 10 characters will drum up so much nostalgia and side-splitting laughter you’ll forget it’s Monday! We’ve also gone and compiled the World’s Most Dangerous Sports. When you see these videos you might just appreciate the safety of […]

24th April 2017 read full article

Niche Sports: Sled Dog Racing

At PledgeSports, we absolutely love niche sports. They’re great fun, highly competitive and often times very exciting to watch. One sport which captures all of the above is sled dog racing. The sport originated in the Arctic regions the US, Canada, Alaska, Greenland, Russia and some of the traditionally colder European countries, where sled dogs […]

20th April 2017 read full article

Top 10 Most Dangerous Sports In The World

Broken bones, comas, paralysis, and even death are all potential outcomes of playing some of the world’s most dangerous sports. Here at PledgeSports, we’ve helped athletes and teams all over the world from almost every sport known to man raise money through crowdfunding. We thought we’d spice things up a little by creating a list of […]

13th April 2017 read full article

10 Best Fictional Sports Characters Of All Time

A great athlete can live long in the memory of sports fans, and the same goes for a great fictional sports character.  After sifting through a lengthy list of quality performances, PledgeSports have come up with a definitive list of the 10 Best Fictional Sports Characters Of All Time. Here’s the countdown from No.10… 10. […]

12th April 2017 read full article

The Key Difference Between Fitness And Endurance

  Through our hugely popular and controversial series, “The Fittest Sport”, we recently discovered which sport boasts the fittest athletes on the planet. Now, we switch our focus to endurance sports and determining what is “The Ultimate Endurance Sport”. But first, we’ll explain the difference between fitness and endurance. One of the most significant factors […]

11th April 2017 read full article

Every Champ Starts Somewhere – Sergio Garcia

Spanish eyes were smiling on Sunday at The Masters this year as after 20 years of pro golf and 73 consecutive major starts, Sergio Garcia claimed his maiden major victory and the much-coveted green jacket.  Will you be the next Sergio Garcia? See how PledgeSports can help you get there. The final round set the stage […]

10th April 2017 read full article