New Zealand

In a positive sign for next year's Olympics, Japanese Olympic Committee chief Yasuhiro Yamashita has told his international counterparts that Tokyo is gradually resuming sporting activities - Kyodo News

New Zealand Rugby is in talks to sell its main shirt sponsorship inventory, from the All Blacks down to U20 level, to a single investor

The Indian cricket team's upcoming tours of Sri Lanka, in June, and Zimbabwe, in August, have been called off due to the Covid-19 threat - ESPNCricinfo

The Singapore-based Global Esports Federation has appointed a Brand, Marketing, Commercial and Communication Commission featuring an array of experienced sports industry executives

Japanese football's J-League is to resume first division matches on July 4, with the second and third divisions starting on June 27. Matches will be played behind closed doors

New Zealand's National Basketball League has launched a direct-to-consumer global streaming service that will allow viewers outside of the country to pay to watch coverage of the competition

Sri Lanka's government has scrapped its plans for a new $40m cricket stadium after warnings from former national team cricketers that it would end up a 'white elephant' - Channel News Asia/AFP

Swiss watchmaker Omega has signed as the Official Timekeeper of the 36th edition of the America’s Cup in 2021.

During the opening weekend of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Steinlager leveraged its partnership with the All Blacks via ‘Black Laundry’, an experiential activation backed by an integrated marketing campaign.

New Zealand Rugby Union side Hawke's Bay has renewed with its principal sponsor, oil and lubricants company Total Lubricants

Ahead of the All Blacks making the trip to Japan for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Air New Zealand dropped a ‘safety video’ and support-building marketing campaign.

Italian fashion group Fashion Box has moved into rugby union sponsorship after agreeing a four-year deal for its Replay denim brand to back the All Blacks

New Zealand cricket has agreed deals with Indian companies Kent RO, Ebix and Hero MotoCorp to sponsor India's tour of the country, which starts today

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Sport New Zealand has signed a wide-ranging sponsorship and media-rights deal with the World Surf League

US insurance group AIG has decided against renewing its sponsorship of New Zealand Rugby when the current deal ends in 2021