Sepang remains on MotoGP calendar, Petronas on board as title sponsor
The Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit will remain on the MotoGP calendar until at least 2024 after the venue struck a renewal of its long-running relationship with the series' organiser…
IMG to be appointed as strategic partner of rugby league joint venture
The IMG agency is set to be named as the strategic partner for the new commercial joint venture set up by the Rugby Football League and Super League (Europe)
Paris 2024 to split partnership director role into two following Masure exit
The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee is to revamp the structure of its commercial team following the departure of Marlène Masure, who will leave her role as director of partnership …
Nielsen and Fnatic study shows growing value of esports sponsorships
A new Nielsen Sports & Entertainment study demonstrates the rapidly improving value of esports sponsorships, claiming top level ROI for sponsors has more than doubled in the past two years.
Advertising watchdog bans Arsenal’s fan token adverts
The Advertising Standards Agency, the UK’s regulator for the sector, has ruled that two advertisements posted by Arsenal for its crypto-based fan tokens have breached regulations and said that the ads “…
Red Bull Racing secures cybersecurity sponsorship
Formula 1 team Red Bull Racing has announced security operations provider Arctic Wolf as the latest addition to its sponsorship portfolio
Supponor to provide ‘next-generation’ virtual advertising solution to Bayern Munich
Virtual advertising solutions provider Supponor has extended its exclusive deal with German football champions Bayern Munich, in a move which will see the company supply its next-generation Supponor AIR…
Two Circles appointed by Eredivisie to drive d2c growth
Data-driven sports marketing agency Two Circles has been appointed by the Eredivisie to help Dutch football’s top division to develop its direct-to-consumer relationships.
CSM appoints Beauchamp to head up expansion into Saudi Arabia
Sports marketing agency CSM Sport & Entertainment has appointed Charlie Beauchamp as its inaugural country manager for Saudi Arabia ahead of the opening of its first office in the Kingdom later this year
Fanatics valuation hits $18bn after $325m funding round, Rubin announced as CEO
Global sports merchandising company Fanatics has closed its latest funding round having attracted $325m (€277m) in new investment, bringing the overall valuation of the retail operator to $18bn.
TikTok signs Wrexham sponsorship, live streaming deal with Burnley Women
Video-sharing platform TikTok has announced two new partnerships within UK football, agreeing deals to become the title sponsor of Wrexham AFC and a live-streaming and content-creation partner of Burnley…
IMG expands licensing business with 20too acquisition
The IMG agency has bolstered its licensing business through the acquisition of 20too Licensing, a Dubai-based specialist licensing agency