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French multinational insurance brand AXA will pay about £12m ($15.3m/€13.6m) per year as the new training kit partner of Premier League club Liverpool, SportBusiness Sponsorship has learned.

Barclays bank will pay between £4m ($5.2m/€4.6m) and £4.5m per season as the first title sponsor of the FA Women’s Super League, SportBusiness Sponsorship has learned. T

Chinese smartphone brand Oppo will pay between £8m (€9.26m/$10.3m) and £9m per year to partner with the Wimbledon tennis championships, according to industry sources.

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.

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

Formula One has struck a “cash, consultancy and supply” deal with Cyber Security 1 AB to protect the motorsports series from potential cyber threats.

Ohio University claims number one position for fourth consecutive year.

DURACELL ANNOUNCED a major sponsorship deal with the National Football League (NFL) this week which will see the P&G-owned battery maker known as the “Trusted Battery Power of the NFL.”

AUSTRALIAN INSURANCE and health services provider Medibank Private has become title sponsor of the Melbourne Marathon Festival in a one-year deal

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MGM Resorts International has wrapped up its fourth US major league deal with a four-year partnership with Major League Soccer. The deal is understood to be worth between $2m (€1.8

Formula One team McLaren Racing has raised more than £10m (€11.6m/$12.9m) through new deals with British American Tobacco and US soft drink giant Coca-Cola, according to industry sources.

Kenyan bookmaker SportPesa is paying $8m (€7.1m) in year one of its two-year title sponsorship deal with Formula One team Racing Point, and $12m in year two, SportBusiness Sponsorship has learned.

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.

Nike will sign its first ever top-tier domestic Olympic sponsorship as part of an eight-year deal ahead of the Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2028

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.

Manchester City’s first esports partnership, with US gaming accessories brand Turtle Beach, is worth about £200,000 ($264,000/€233,500) per season, SportBusiness Sponsorship has learned.

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.

Sina is believed to have earned about $5m (€4.4m) from the top sponsor for its Golden League 3x3 basketball competition this year, SportBusiness Sponsorship understands.

Los Angeles-based El Silencio has become the first mezcal brand to strike a partnership deal with a professional sports team in the US

Italian sportswear brand Kappa will pay between €5m ($5.6m) and €6m per season as the new kit supplier at French club AS Monaco, according to industry sources.

Indian Premier League franchise the Chennai Super Kings has changed just one sponsor from last year’s championship-winning season, with the rest of its roster tied up almost entirely until 2020.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has inked one renewal and four new partnerships since December last year, raising at least $6m (€5.3m) in sponsorship revenue.

German postal services and courier group Deutsche Post DHL will honour its shirt sleeve agreement with Bundesliga club Schalke 04 even though the subsidiary brand it supported in the first year of the…