Matthew Glendinning

The Covid-19-enforced interregnum in the 2019-20 NBA season created an opportunity assuredly exploited by the league’s commercial team.

Europe’s most powerful football associations – of England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain – hold sponsorship portfolios worth about €392.6m ($472.6m) in the 2020-21 season. Of

Central sponsors of the PGA Tour and the four golf majors – The Masters, Open Championship, PGA Championship and US Open – aggregated a sponsorship spend of $451m (€384m) in 2020.

The sponsorships of the four tennis Grand Slams – plus the ATP and WTA Tours – had a combined contract value of approximately $367m in 2020.

Electric mobility brand Nilox has renewed its sponsorship with Italian Serie A club Juventus for the 2020-21 season

Football sponsorship agency SportQuake is launching a specialist esports sponsorship agency, Esportquake, to operate across the esports ecosystem

New Zealand-based ASB Bank has elected to donate rights attached to its New Zealand Rugby sponsorship to help 100 small-to-medium-sized businesses

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The International Cricket Council has renewed its global partnership with Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo at a rights fee increase of about 19 per cent

Sponsorship will represent a far greater proportion of the International Olympic Committee’s income in the four-year cycle from 2017 to 2020 because of “significant increases” at TOP partner level, Chris…

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Global bank HSBC signed a five-year deal with Tottenham Hotspur that prioritises rights linked to the stadium-led regeneration of the local area.