Video games have grown in popularity to become one of the most popular forms of free time activities. Four out of five US households own a device used to play video games, according to research published in 2015 by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). And, it’s not only students or stereotypical school-age guys participating in video games: the average game player in the US is 35 years old.
For some players, video games are not only a pastime but also a way to earn money by participating in e-sport competitions. Today’s e-sport participants include a diverse array of professionals who prefer to earn money outside their day-jobs riding a tank or competing in archery events as an elf in a computer game. As the participant pool has expanded, e-Sport has become more mainstream and lucrative.
The most successful games and e-sport teams stand to win significant prize money, especially as global audiences widen and grow. e-Sports are performed through organized tournaments between professional players from all over the world, each of whom is recruited for specific skills, such as reaction time, thinking outside the box, and other intellectual skills. Endurance plays a significant role given the intellectually taxing nature of honing the required skills for a given e-sport.
Whether this is your introduction to the cybersport concept or your an avid fan of or participant in e-sports, today’s viz of the day offers easy to use visualizations to orient you to the latest statistics about this growing modern sports genre. We feature the most popular video games played on e-sports competitions, with details on total prize money by country and the highest-earning national players, according to data from e-Sports Earnings, a community-driven competitive gaming resource.
July 23, 2012 "Tour de France" is undoubtedly the most prestigeuos race of the many bike races across the World. Some interesting facts about Tour de France:Its one of the few races that are more than 100 years old.The average speed of the winners have gone up from 21 Km/hr to more than 42 km/hr since the beginning of the race.The numner of participants have increased from 84 in 1912 to 198 in 2011.Almost 20% of the entrants dont make it to the finish.The longest race which was 5745 kms, was held in 1926.Last 10 years the race distance has been 3200-3600 kms. To get access to more detailed data, Click here...
T20 Cricket has been most favourite for all the Cricket Lovers. Mostly people prefer to watch the shorter format cricket rather spending time on Classical Cricket. The Boundaries and Sixes raining all over the Fence and wickets at crucial time makes the audiences a bit more intresting when compared to other formats. We can see more of those trendy and innovative shots like Helicopter, Scoop, Upper cut, Reverse sweep etc.. Limited overs cricket started officially in the year 2005. The various records like Top run scorers, Top wicket takers are listed in the form of ranking. Source: ESPN CricInfoYou May Like×Close widgetJust for now24...
The Cricket has been an Anthem for many countries all over the world. Limited overs cricket has been a real Bench mark for the players to prove themselves. Hence it had termed as One Day International Cricket. Here are the ODI records of the Team involving in all major tournaments and particular series held in their home , away & neutral venue from the year 1970-2014. Source: www.espncricinfo.com