Frank Dunne

Italy’s top-tier clubs are set to lose millions of euros per season in sponsorship revenues from next season due to the government ban on betting advertising, which comes into force next month.

Italian FA (FIGC) set to earn €37m from sponsorship rights in 2019 Top Partner deals renewed this month with Eni and Tim

The International Table Tennis Federation will launch a tender process late this month to find a long-term partner for its commercial rights sales from 2021. Story by Frank Dunne.

Atalanta’s renewal with online gaming company StarCasinò shows that clubs in Italy’s Serie A are still agreeing deals with gambling brands from the sector despite legislation that outlaws such agreements from…

The €18m ($20.7m) investment of India’s Balkrishna Industries (BKT) in this month’s deal to title sponsor France’s football league cup, the Coupe de la Ligue, followed its €7.5m invest

Expedia becomes Official Travel Partner of the Champions League for next three seasons The deal will be used as a platform for the Expedia and Hotels

Italy’s top football league, Lega Serie A, ought to be on course for a decent increase in the value of its centrally-sold sponsorship rights from the €34m ($40m) it earned in 2017-18, having agreed deals this month for the Serie A title sponsorship, Official Ball Supplier and Official Video Gaming licensing rights for the next three seasons. 

“If you try to get out of someone else’s shadow to overtake them, you will lose. Race your own race. Define your own speed. That’s the way we do our business.”

he Fédération Française de Football will earn more than €100m ($116m) per season in sponsorship from the 2018-19 season, after a round of renewals and an adjustment of the sponsorship hierarchy to give…

AC Milan's new owners want to build on the heritage of success-with-style but expand the club’s horizons to become a global brand with a footprint that extends from China to the US. 

Juventus is different. Doing things differently has become one of the touchstones of the Italian club’s projection of itself as a global brand.

Insurance company Aviva has taken up its option to extend its deal with the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Rugby Football Union for the naming rights to the Aviva Stadium in Dublin for a further five years.