Finance & Law

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has claimed a win in its legal battle with the Sport Promotion agency after a judge opted to reverse a decision from earlier this week which stated that the governing…

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has been ordered by a judge in Rio de Janeiro to fulfil the terms of its contract with the Sport Promotion agency following a request from the governing body…

Controversial plans to centralise international broadcast rights to World Cup events under a so-called ‘Concorde Agreement’ have placed the International Ski Federation (FIS) in legal conflict with the…

Hibernian and Rangers have been dealt a blow after Sportemon Go, a sponsor of both Scottish football clubs, stopped trading its non-fungible tokens

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has filed a request to terminate a contract with the Sport Promotion agency for the rights to market perimeter board advertising across Campeonato Brasileiro…

The revived XFL has been threatened with legal action by media and commerce company Togethxr over the spring-season American football league's newly-released brand identity

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has been hit with further sanctions after the Premier League disqualified him as a director of the club, while Korean automotive manufacturer Hyundai has become the latest…

German Bundesliga clubs VfL Bochum and VfB Stuttgart have signed new and extended kit supplier deals with Mizuno and Jako, respectively

Sportswear giant Adidas generated revenues of €21.2bn ($23.4bn) last year, its latest financial report shows.

UK-based telecoms operator Three has suspended its main shirt sponsorship deal with Chelsea following the UK government’s decision to place owner Roman Abramovich on a financial sanctions list of wealthy i…

Sportswear manufacturer Adidas has suspended its sponsorship agreement with the Russian Football Union amid the ongoing Russian invasion and bombardment of Ukraine

Turkish blockchain company Bitci is thought to have requested payment delays in some of its deals with sports rights-holders and has paused fan token issues because of growing cryptocurrency regulations…

New Zealand Rugby and the New Zealand players’ union have agreed to an initial NZ$200m ($134.1m/€177.9m) investment in NZR’s commercial rights by US-based private equity company Silver Lake Partners. T

American technology entrepreneur John Textor, the incoming major shareholder at Rio de Janieiro-based football club Botafogo, is ready to terminate several of the club’s sponsorship agreements because t…

New York-based marketing solutions company Kore Software has acquired two companies in the sponsorship and engagement marketing space: the AI-powered analytics platform Hookit and the professional sports…

Brazil’s LiveMode agency and 1190 Sports, the international broadcast rights-holder to Brazil’s top two football leagues, have combined to propose taking over commercial management of the leagues with a m…