Asia

Sportfive helps iconic NBA franchise bring in its first global marketing partner

Thai petroleum and energy conglomerate Bangchak has signed up as the first major sponsor of PSG Esports ROV, an esports team linked to French Ligue 1 football club Paris Saint-Germain

Italian Serie A side Juventus has expanded its regional sponsorship deal with Italian heating systems brand Ariston to include Indonesia

India cricket captain Virat Kohli has agreed a deal to become an investor and brand ambassador for athlete recovery technology brand Hyperice

Coupang Play, the streaming service of Korean e-commerce group Coupang, has agreed a four-year sponsorship deal with the Korea Football Association

The Sportfive agency has been appointed as the exclusive commercial representative for video game developer Riot Games for its localised feeds across Southeast Asia

The Asian Football Confederation has agreed a sponsorship deal with Vietnamese instant coffee brand PhinDeli for the Fifa 2022 Qatar World Cup Asian qualifiers

Chinese sportswear company Anta Sports Products saw its net profits double over the first half of 2021 to $592.5m (€503.9m) as the group rebounded from a Covid-19 slump.

Indian fantasy sports company Dream11 has become naming sponsor of all International Cricket Council 'pathway' tournament qualifying events in a deal running until April 2023

The Indian state of Odisha has agreed a deal to sponsor the men’s and women’s national hockey teams for an additional 10 years after its current deal ends in 2023.

Sports marketing company Rise Worldwide has signed up Indian international cricketer Ishan Kishan as the recently-rebranded group grows its catalogue of cricket stars

Ned Negus has stepped down from leading the sponsorship sales team at the Football Marketing Asia agency, for family reasons

The new season of Indonesia’s top-tier men’s football division, Liga 1, was officially launched yesterday (Thursday) in a virtual ceremony.

Chinese Olympic sprinter Su Bingtian is capitalising on a successful Olympic Games by striking sponsorship deals with electronics firm Xiaomi and Chinese car manufacturer GAC Motor

The Global Esports Federation and the Singapore Esports Association (SGEA) have established the Global Esports Games Organising Committee that will work closely with the IMG agency, as the city gears up…

Chinese company Global Dynamic Media (GDM) has secured a five-year deal for licensing rights to produce LaLiga-themed products

German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund (BVB) has renewed its regional sponsorship deal for China with beer brand Würenbacher. The new deal covers two seasons, 2021-22 and 2022-23.