For two weeks every year, televisions around the world echo the sounds of Wimbledon – each ball bounce, player’s shriek and spectators’ applaud. If you’re lucky enough to be one of the 15,000 spectators at Centre Court for the final, you’re the envy of every tennis enthusiast, from pro players to captivated housewives. But what’s so special about this tournament?
On June 29th, the Tour de France 2013 will kick start once again, marking the 100th race in the competition’s history. But the big question on every cycling enthusiast’s lips is: who is the favorite to win TdF 2013? Saxo Capital Markets have put together an infographic to help cycling enthusiasts, pundits and Tour de France fans alike, weigh up the two main contenders.
MoneySupermarket has put together a list of the best-loved British Grand Prix drivers. From the outrageous James Hunt to the amazing Stirling Moss, these track aces have won more championships than any other nationality. Check out the following infographic and see who you think holds the top spot.
Inside this baseball stadium, and along the path of the pitch, you’ll find interesting stats about the economics of baseball, surprising fan-related facts and record-breaking moments in baseball history, all compiled nicely into infographic format by Nationwide Insurance.
With millions of Americans every year committing to working out in any way they can – from running, to cycling, to training for triathlons – people are more active than ever. With the rise in endurance sports, there’s likely also an increase in muscle and joint pain. And, tart cherries may be able to help. Learn more about recovering with RED in the following infographic by Choose Cherries.
Whether in business or football, all interim managers need certain skills to succeed. The use of interim managers is on the increase, so Alium Partners takes a look at the successes and failures of UK football’s iterim managers to find out who is the king of interim.
Stadiums filled with screaming Starcraft fans have been a Korean staple for years. The makers of the online massively multiplayer game League of Legends have worked with broadcast partners of the NFL, MLB, and NHL to present live competitive events. As e-sports head west they’re gearing up for their biggest stage yet.
Does the high level of investment guarantee a football club a top position in the major leagues? Which derby matches arouse the most interest? This infographic from Bet.Unibet looks at the rivalries of the top clubs.
Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund travel to Wembley Stadium, London for the the Champions League final which takes place on the 25th of May 2013. This is going to be the first time when two German teams meet in the final. Check out this infographic from BigFREEBet.com and let the facts speak for now!
The following infographic from insure4sport Blog is a tribute for the outgoing Manchester United Manager, Sir Alex Ferguson. After 27 years in the business he is retiring from management after turning United from a struggling side to England’s most successful club.
Manager, leader, legend; the football world was shocked this month by the sudden retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, the legendary manager of Manchester United. This timeline infographic from Fluid Creativity looks back on all 26 years of Fergie’s time at the United helm, recalling good times, bad times and some times you may have even forgot happened.
The London Marathon is here in which spectators will see thousands of professional athletes and enthusiastic runners take to the streets of London for the annual sporting event. While some participants run with victory and record breaking in mind, others see the race as one of the UK’s most famous fancy dress affairs, flaunting wacky costumes and light-hearted antics for very real charities.
With the NFL Draft right around the corner, InetSoft Technology Corp thought it’d be a great idea to get some statistics and facts on the draft so they created an infographic titled “NFL Draft 101″. They started by examining the top ten NFL draft picks by position from 2002-2011. From there they took a closer look at the pro bowl starters from 2008-2013 and noticed that most starters come from the top 50 picks of the draft, but there were a surprising amount of undrafted starters that appeared in the Pro Bowl.
The 2013 US Masters in Augusta is kicking off, and this infographic from The Sporting Index outlines some factual information connected with the US Masters championships over the years. It contains lots of material including how many times a number one player has won, which shots have worked best for whom, when Tiger Woods last donned the Green Jacket, as well as building up to whether Tiger Woods will end his 5-year drought of Major wins.