IPL generated $126m in central sponsorship income in 2022
The Indian Premier League (IPL) generated INR 1,040 crores ($126.1m) from its central sponsorship portfolio in 2022 with more than half stemming from two title sponsors, Tata Group and Vivo.
Germany ranks first for kit supply and training kit sponsorship deals at Qatar 2022
The German Football Federation (DFB) has the highest value major sponsorships at the 2022 World Cup The DFB’s combined kit supplier and main sponsorship rights are worth $79.2
Data Snapshot: Tennis 2022
Tennis sponsorships across the four Grand Slams and the ATP and WTA Tours reached a combined value of approximately $378m (€374.9m) in 2022, up a sizeable 12 per cent from the 2021 total of $338m and a strong indicator of the commercial recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic over the previous two years.
Growth in World Cup Sponsor tier drives uptick in Fifa marketing revenues
SportBusiness Sponsorship analysis indicates Fifa has generated around $1.74bn (€1.67bn) in sponsorship income during its 2019-22 sales cycle, a more than 4.5 per-cent increase from the previous four-year period when it generated $1.66bn from the sale of its marketing rights.
Data Snapshot: Motorsport 2022
The central sponsorship portfolios of Formula 1, Formula E and MotoGP, three of the leading rights-holders in motorsport, were valued at $556m (€536m/£468m) in 2022, an increase of at least $69m on the $435m-$487m the combined portfolios were worth in 2021.
Data Snapshot: Golf 2022
The PGA Tour, the DP World Tour and the four golf majors – The Masters, Open Championship, PGA Championship and US Open – held sponsorship portfolios valued at $575m (€568.4m/£480.3m) in 2022 compared to $519m in 2021.
Data Snapshot: US Domestic Soccer 2022
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has increased its number of sponsors from eight at the time of last year’s edition of this snapshot to 11 this year. Its portfolio valuation now sits at an estimated average annual value of $17.5m (€17.1m) across the 11 agreements.
Data Snapshot: Australia 2022
Australia’s five biggest rights-holders – the Australian Football League (AFL), National Rugby League (NFL), Cricket Australia (CA), Rugby Australia (RA) and Tennis Australia – will generate approximately A$350m (€232m/$246m/£199m) in central sponsorship revenue in 2022, an increase of about five per cent on the A$333.5m recorded in 2021.
Data Snapshot: NHL 2021-22
NHL sponsorship revenue has grown at double-digit YoY percentage increases over the last decade, according to the league, and the trend continued into the 2021-22 season as the worst effects of Covid-19 pandemic on the league’s event programme fell away.
Data Snapshot: Six Nations Rugby 2021-22
The 2021-22 European rugby season included the inaugural ‘Autumn Nations Series’ and saw fans welcomed back to Six Nations stadia.
Data Snapshot: NBA 2021-22
The NBA’s domestic sponsorship portfolio is worth an estimated $694.25m (€625.33m) in 2021-22, up 15 per cent from $602m last season – itself a three-per-cent increase on the $585m valuation of the 2019-20 season.
Data Snapshot: NFL 2021
The NFL held 38 central sponsors in North America in 2021 – a portfolio valued between $1.48bn and $1.7bn. Major changes additions to the portfolio included the addition of Diageo as the league’s first sponsor in the spirits category.
Data Snapshot: European FAs 2021-22
Europe’s most powerful football associations – of England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain – hold sponsorship portfolios worth about €398m ($450m) in 2021-22, up about three per cent on last season.
Data Snapshot: European Leagues 2021-22
Europe’s four biggest football leagues – plus Uefa’s club competitions – hold central sponsorship contracts worth between €794.4m and €883.3m in 2021-22.
Data Snapshot: Tennis 2021
Sponsorships of the four tennis Grand Slams – plus the ATP and WTA Tours – had a combined contract value of approximately $373m (€322m) in 2021, up about one per cent on the $369m recorded last year.
Data Snapshot: Golf 2021
Central sponsors of the PGA Tour and the four golf majors – The Masters, Open Championship, PGA Championship and US Open – held sponsorship portfolios worth $487m (€420m) in 2021, up almost 6.5 per cent on 2020.
Data Snapshot: MLB 2021
In a year Major League Baseball was able to welcome fans back to ballparks, the league’s domestic sponsorship portfolio was valued at between $456.5m (€385.8m) and $572.5m from 37 deals – an increase of at least six per cent on last year’s valuation.