Tag Archives: Sport

Art Sport Video

Surfing as you’ve never seen before – [VIDEO]

Chris Bryan’s mesmerizing film showcases the power and majesty of various surfers all shot at 1000 frames per second.

(h/t boingboing)

Infographic Sport

That Crazy 2013-2014 Premier League – [INFOGRAPHIC]

Manchester City look set to be crowned Premier League champions on Sunday after a crazy season full of slip-ups and unexpected turnarounds. The creative agency Company of Huskies have developed an infographic of facts and figures from one hell of a season.

(h/t broadsheet)

Flow Chart Funny Sport

Next Manchester United Manager – [FLOW-CHART]

Speculation is rife that Louis van Gaal is set to be appointed as the next Manchester United Manager. However, for those of you still speculating, the Manchester Evening News has a useful flow-chart for those wishing to engage in the recruitment process. Depending on your preferences, it will point you in the direction the most appropriate manager.



(via manchestereveningnews.co.uk)

Sport Time-lapse Video

Camp Nou during FC Barcelona v Real Madrid – [TIME-LAPSE]

A beautful timelapse of the Camp Nou stadium during the recent El Clasico between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. The video captures the reaction of the 99,000+ audience during the 2-0 Barcelona win.

Champions League Final in Lego and Twitter – [VISUALIZATION]

Bayern Munchen’s 2:1 victory against Borussia Dortmund in this year’s Champions League securing their fifth title in Europe’s most prestigious football cup. For anyone who missed this trilling finale, the Guardian has recreated a shortened version of the match in Lego.

Twitter also visualized the final – in terms of tweets per minute and player mentions.

(h/t mashable)

Infographic Sport Video

Messi’s Record Breaking 2012 – [VIDEO]

Barcelona FC’s Lionel Messi won his fourth straight Ballon d’Or trophy earlier this month, topping off a record breaking 12 months. It ranks him as this years best player in the world’s most popular sport, and arguably the best ever. 2012 say him score a record-breaking 91 goals  — breaking a 40-year-old mark held by German Gerd Muller.

The video above shows all 91 goals and the infographic below where these goals were scored from.

(h/t mashable)

Infographic Sport

Frankel the Wonder Horse – [INFOGRAPHIC]

Following on from Frankel’s record breaking win at Ascot last weekend, the folks over at betting-directory.com have put together his trumps in this handy infographic.

Frankel by the numbers

(via visual.ly)

 

Premier League Versus La Liga – [INFOGRAPHIC]

The folks over at thescore created this great infographic a few weeks ago to highlight the differences and similarities between arguably Europe’s two best football leagues. The flamboyance and money of the English Premier League, versus the technical prowess of the Spanish La Liga. The Infographic takes a look how both leagues figure in the world of social media, versus the real world.

Premier League Versus La Liga

(via thescore)

Funny Video

Football fans assist team in finding the goal – [VIDEO]

A funny video of German football fans trying to assist their team in finding the goal.

(h/t sunlightfoundation)
(via tywkiwdbi)

Euro 2012 On Twitter – [INFOGRAPHIC]

Sports website TheScore have visualized the 12 million Euro 2012 tweets to produce the infographic below. The data was taken from social analytics company Sysomos and highlights a new tweets-per-second record for sports in the the final match between Spain and Italy.

Some stats from the infographic:

  • Spain had 873,000 mentions during the tournament, England 849,000 and Italy 716,000.
  • Portugal’s top goalscorer Ronaldo notched up 270,000 mentions with Italy’s Mario Balotelli scoring  213,000 mentions and Spain’s Fernando Torres 188,000.

Euro 2012 on Twitter

(h/t mashable.com)