The possibility of unprecedented weather at a sporting event – and the reality of it – was the story in sports on Tuesday, May 25. Hours after the National Football League awarded the 2014 Super Bowl to the new Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey – marking the first time... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “viagogo Renews Partnership with Barclays ATP World Tour Finals” London, ENG (viagogo) 26 May 2010 – Building on its successful partnership in 2009, viagogo, Europe’s leading secondary ticketing company has renewed its partnership with the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals as its official premium and ticket exchange... Read more
The 2014 Super Bowl will be played in the new Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey, the National Football League (NFL) announced today, May 25, and despite it being an outdoor, cold-weather championship game in February, ticket brokers believe it will be a huge winner on the secondary ticket market.... Read more
Coming off a season with poor attendance, the Florida Panthers hockey team is planning to adopt a dynamic pricing-style of ticket sales for individual games sales, as well as decrease the number of seats for sale to all home games for the 2010-11 season. The Panthers finished 25th out... Read more
In the midst of a slowly recovering economy, playoff ticket sales for both the NBA and the NHL are running hot on the secondary market. NHL sales are particularly strong, with tickets for Chicago Blackhawks and Montreal Canadiens home games selling high. Currently, the Blackhawks lead the San Jose... Read more
Two years ago, there seemed to be no limit to the amount of money the New York Mets could charge for a ticket to one of the three regular season “Subway Series” games against the Yankees. The Mets made many of the Yankees tickets part of their season ticket... Read more
The new Meadowlands Stadium appears likely to land the biggest football game of all before the New York Giants and Jets even officially set foot into the $1.6 billion facility. The two organizations held a press conference this week in which they discussed the joint bid they made to... Read more
FIFA, the governing body behind soccer’s World Cup, has implemented a ticket resale policy that bars fans from reselling their tickets on the secondary market. Instead, FIFA recently created its own Ticket Transfer Platform. The World Cup begins June 11 and ends July 11. The Vancouver Olympic Committee (VANOC)... Read more
NASCAR, one of North America’s biggest professional spectator sports, is experiencing a prolonged slump in ticket sales due to the still weak economy. The auto racing league, which often pours more than 100,000 fans into the stands and infields at several tracks, has seen attendance drop at nine out... Read more
In the 1990s, tickets to home games of the Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays were nearly impossible to get. All three franchises contended for the world championship in front of sold-out crowds in sparkling brand-new stadiums. As a new decade dawns, though, things are not nearly... Read more