Matthew Glendinning

Clarity, the business travel company that has taken on almost the entire staff of the defunct Thomas Cook Sport, is keen to restore the latter’s sponsorships with leading sports properties in the UK.

SAILING/ MOTORSPORT – Hugo Boss recommits to sailing flagship, splits sponsorship budget FOOTBALL – Ambitious Sevilla invests in infrastructure, targets accelerated commercial growth FOO

Spanish sports car brand Cupra signed as the Official Automotive and Mobility Partner of LaLiga club FC Barcelona in a five-year deal.

Fashion brand Hugo Boss is committing significant levels of investment to its four sports sponsorship strands in football, motorsports, sailing and golf.

When season six of the Formula E Championship gets under way in Saudi Arabia on November 22, there will be a brief overlap with the 2019 Formula One Championship, which ends in Dubai on December 1

MOTORSPORT – Vestas pays premium for Formula E entry with Mercedes-Benz EQ FOOTBALL – MLS teams rise together as jersey sponsorship nets more than $80m in 2019 FOO

Danish wind turbine company Vestas signed as a Principal Partner of the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team, having turned down the title position at Porsche Formula E, industry sources have told SportBusiness Sponsorship.

Online gambling company Interwetten has added German club VfL Wolfsburg and Spanish club Sporting Gijón to its limited football club sponsorship roster, having all but given up on football sponsorship …

Major League Soccer clubs earned more than $80m (€72.5m) combined from their main jersey deals in the 2019 season, according to research by SportBusiness Sponsorship.

Brighton and Hove Albion’s main shirt and stadium naming rights deal with payment services brand American Express is a club record.

Manchester United’s multi-year licensing and global partnership deal with Hawaiian sunglass brand Maui Jim reflects a new pricing and acquisition strategy for the club’s global partnerships. 

When the IMG agency was acquired by WME and Silver Lake Partners in 2014, some industry experts thought its marketing services arm, IMG Consulting, would be sold off under new management