New Study Shows Soccer Supporters Most Engaged Sports Fans

A new sports survey, commissioned by the highly respected US publication, SportsBusiness Journal, has found soccer fans to be the most dedicated and engaged supporters among seven major North American professional sports leagues and American college sports. The goal of the “Sports Fan and Engagement Study”, released by Simmons Research, was to give clients an … More New Study Shows Soccer Supporters Most Engaged Sports Fans

Sport$trategies: The Business of Sport Podcast

A new sports business podcast that offers insights from national & international sports business experts on topical themes & issues with reviews of current sports business trends, sports media & sports technology. The premiere episode looks at WME-IMG’s $4B acquisition of the UFC, MLB’s All-Star Game, Forbes’ annual list of most valuable sports franchises & Twitter’s … More Sport$trategies: The Business of Sport Podcast

Mattamy National Cycling Centre: A Legacy Venue for Performance and Recreation

A legacy of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, ON, combines an internationally-renowned, state-of-the-art indoor velodrome with a recreational facility available for use to the local community at large. While it is the official new home of Canadian track cycling, the venue can also host a number of other … More Mattamy National Cycling Centre: A Legacy Venue for Performance and Recreation

Expanding Horizons: The Multi-part Makeover of Toronto’s BMO Field

Following the 2014 MLS soccer season, BMO Field underwent the first stage of a two-year, two-phase redevelopment that would transform the stadium from a simplistic 21-thousand seat venue to a 30-thousand seat multi-sport facility. The refurbishment would cost $150-million, well above expectations but the projected return on investment from the increased seating capacity and the additional … More Expanding Horizons: The Multi-part Makeover of Toronto’s BMO Field