Patrick Tibke

Wolverhampton Wanderers has secured a significant increase in the value of its front-of-shirt rights, after striking a new deal with Asian-facing gambling platform ManBetX.

Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund is reportedly on the verge of a €300m ($336m) mega-deal with German sportswear brand and current kit sponsor Puma.

Brazil’s club football sponsorship market is in freefall following the loss of state-owned bank Caixa Econômica Federal – the biggest spender of the last decade.

US tech giants GoDaddy and Uber have made significant investments in the Official Partner tier for the ICC Cricket World Cup.

Chinese smartphone brand Oppo has combined the launch of its flagship Reno handset with its ICC Cricket World Cup campaign: #BeAShotmaker.

British sportswear brand Umbro has renewed its kit-supply agreements with Premier League clubs Everton and West Ham.

The partnership is understood to be a three-season deal, from 2019-20 to 2021-22, and builds on AXA’s existing Global Partner agreement with Liverpool.

Under the five-year global deal, Oppo will become the first Official Smartphone Partner of The Championships, Wimbledon, as the event is officially known.

US sportswear brand Nike is paying about $7.5m (€6.7m) per year to sponsor China’s League of Legends Pro League (LPL), according to industry sources.

UK cashless payments brand tappit is paying between £1m (€1.1m/$1.3m) and £1.5m per season to partner with Premier League club Manchester City, according to industry sources.

Spain’s national football federation has inked three renewals and one new partnership in this year’s first quarter, raising at least €5.5m ($6.2m) in sponsorship revenue. T

American soft drink giant Coca-Cola will pay just under $3m (€2.65m) per season to partner with global esports property the Overwatch League (OWL), according to industry sources.