Scotland

Vauxhall has agreed a four-year extension to its sponsorship deal with the Scottish Football Association in a move that will ensure the automotive firm retains its position as a lead partner to the Scottish national team.

The Scottish Open has teamed up with Aberdeen Asset Management and the Scottish Government to extend the financial services company’s title sponsorship of the golf tournament through to 2017.

The Scottish Open has unveiled Turkish Airlines as an official sponsor on the eve of the golf tournament’s 2013 edition.

BP has signed up as the fifth top-tier partner of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Sponsorship revenue for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will far exceed the £24m ($37.8m/€28.4m

Information technology company Cisco has been named as the ninth official supporter of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Energy company SSE has appointed Synergy Sponsorship to act as its lead agency for the management of its sponsorship activity surrounding the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Neil Doncaster, chief executive of the Scottish Premier League, has said that the new Scottish Professional Football League structure will benefit negotiations over a new title sponsorship deal for the top division.

Nike has agreed a four-year deal with Scottish Premier League team Hibernian to become the Edinburgh club’s official technical partner until 2017.

Virgin Media has agreed a deal to become the fourth official partner of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Scottish Football Association (SFA) chief executive Stewart Regan has said the uncertainty over the restructuring of the Scottish Premier League (SPL) is impacting on the attempt to attract a new title sponsor for the league.

William Hill has agreed a deal with the Scottish Football Association (SFA) to continue its title sponsorship of the Scottish Cup club competition until 2016.

Scottish politician Bob Doris has encouraged his government to consider hosting the 2021 World Masters Games.