More funding cuts in high-performance sports

High-performance sports in the Australian continent and its neighbouring country New Zealand are currently experiencing major fall-backs as high-performance sports are being cut from government funding. Sports Australia is currently facing a new funding model in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, within this funding model $ 1 million in total will be …

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Summer Youth Olympic Games 2018

Last week the most promising future prospects in the professional world of sports got together in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the third Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG). In this 12-day celebration of sport, 3,997 athletes between the age of 15 to 18 baffled the world with their outstanding abilities. The YOG was established in the …

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Athletes on their quest for excellence

There are no guaranteed blueprints or formulae for an athlete to excel and obtain operational excellence in a high-performance culture. However, there are many speculations on a comprehensive approach that allows high performance to be inevitable and sustainable, according to a case study executed by Lorenz, Reiman, Lehecka and Naylor. On the Characteristics that Determine …

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Our official statement on club rumours in media

There have been several speculations in media regarding clubs negotiating with SportyCo for setting up a token crowdsale. Our official statement on these rumors is as follows: While we can say we’re engaging with over 40 football clubs all over the world at the moment, including several from the English Premier League, we won’t comment …

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Which sports leagues pay the most?

Being enrolled in sports can be expensive, but it can also be very well-paying. Profesional athletes from team sports usually have two types of income – endorsement deals, that depends on athletes themselves, and team salaries,  that varies significantly from leagues. Now let’s see which are those leagues that pay the most.   The richest …

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Salaries in (fringe) sports that might surprise you

We’ve talked about salaries in commercially most popular sports, like football, basketball, and tennis, that have most worldwide media exposure and are cheered by millions of fans all around the globe. It’s obvious that money is talking big time there, but let us tell you something. Although paychecks in many other less popular sports don’t …

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How much prize money there is in different sports?

There is a continuous question on how much money athletes make participating in different sports, especially when deciding whether to invest in athletes on our platform, for example. Sports is particularly attractive to sponsors for brand exposure and it’s no surprise that a high percentage of an athlete’s salary comes from it, but that’s far …

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