Australia

A-League football clubs Newcastle Jets and Wellington Phoenix have secured renewed and upgraded deals with existing sponsors McDonald’s and Ricoh.

Australian-owned Coopers Brewery has signed a five-year extension to its stadium naming rights agreement for the home of A-League football team Adelaide United.

Education training and employment firm Dreamtime Training has signed on as a major sponsor of rugby league club North Queensland Cowboys until the end of the 2016 NRL season.

AFL Australian rules football club Essendon has been boosted by the news that long-term commercial partner Antler Luggage has extended its association into 2015.

Australian NRL rugby league team Wests Tigers has agreed a five-year kit deal with sportswear company ISC.

Pharmacy retailer Chemist Warehouse has signed a two-year deal to become an official sponsor of Netball Australia.

Watchmaker Tissot has struck a deal to serve as the title sponsor of the Australian race on motorcycling’s 2014 MotoGP World Championship calendar.

Australian National Rugby League club Wests Tigers has extended a partnership with Brydens Lawyers.

Australia’s National Basketball League has announced ISC as its official apparel partner.

The AFL Aussie rules league has opened up a new commercial category after entering into a partnership with national equipment hire company Coates Hire.

Queensland Rugby League, the governing body of the sport in the Australian state of Queensland, has extended its partnership with domestic finance, insurance and banking corporation Suncorp.

Australian NRL rugby league team the Gold Coast Titans has agreed a two-year sponsorship deal with international infrastructure company Global Road Technology.

The AFL Aussie rules league has moved to end a sponsorship deal between its affiliated league in Europe and Royal Brunei Airlines in the wake of controversy surrounding the adoption of Sharia laws in the southeast Asian country.

Australian NRL rugby league team the Penrith Panthers has renewed its partnership with car rental brand Hertz.

The International Cricket Council has reached a sponsorship agreement with Australian winery Wolf Blass for its 2015 World Cup.

Australian IT company Premier Technology Solutions has agreed a two-year deal to become the presenting sponsor of the Australian Hockey League under a wider deal with the Hockey Australia governing body.

Australian NRL rugby league team the Sydney Roosters has entered into a sponsorship deal with global insurer QBE Insurance.