Mobile phone brand Nokia has returned as the main shirt sponsor of the Indian Premier League’s Kolkata Knight Riders, a position it occupied for seven years between 2008 and 2014.
US consumer electronics brand Logitech and Asian broadcaster Star Sports this month joined McLaren-Honda Formula One under multiyear agreements as the team seeks to expand portfolio during the 2017 series.
Nicotome chewing gum brand Nicotex’s ‘U Quit. I Quit’ campaign used its sponsorship of the Indian Super League (ISL), India's professional football club franchise league, to helped Indians in their efforts to stop smoking.
Competition from e-commerce and mobile phone sector companies in India has reinvigorated the value of domestic cricket properties, which struggled last year to meet the expectations of rights holders.
Indian Tyre manufacturer CEAT Tyres is looking to make up ground on rival MRF from its three-year partnership deal of cricket’s Indian Premier League (IPL) experts said.
To mark the start of the Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand this month, Sports Sponsorship Insider has completed a survey of the sponsorship portfolios for the boards of Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies.
Consistently low television ratings in India and a consequent lack of interest in advertising media are the main factors behind a crash in title sponsorship value for cricket’s Champions League T20 (CLT20).
The Indian Super League (ISL), a three-month franchise-based football tournament, is a joint enterprise between US-based sports and media group IMG, Indian-based conglomerate Reliance Industries and Indian media and entertainment company Star India.
The Indian Super League (ISL) signed a three-year title sponsorship agreement with motorcycle manufacturer Hero MotoCorp in July, but brands are waiting to the last minute to sign second-tier Associate Sponsor deals in order to secure the best price.
Indian Premier League teams, including last year’s champions the Mumbai Indians, accepted last minute, cut price deals to sell out inventory in the run up to the seventh edition of the Twenty20 cricket competition, IPL 7, currently underway.