German Bundesliga football club Bayern Munich has agreed a deal with Qatar Airways to become its new sleeve sponsor from next season.

English Premier League football club Arsenal has renewed its shirt sponsorship deal with Dubai-based airline Emirates.

Dubai-based airline Emirates has renewed its sponsorship of the USA Rugby national governing body.

The Portland Timbers North American Major League Soccer franchise has extended a deal with main shirt sponsor Alaska Airlines.

Japan Airlines has entered into a partnership with the International Federation of Sport Climbing.

United Airlines has acquired naming rights to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum under a deal that will aid a $270m (€220.8m) redevelopment of the iconic US stadium.

British Airways has agreed to become an official partner of the International Table Tennis Federation’s 2018 Team World Cup.

Fiji Airways has signed up as the presenting partner of the Fiji International golf tournament.

Dubai-based Emirates is the biggest sponsor in the airlines sector by total spend, biggest deal, number of deals and geographic coverage, according to research by Sports Sponsorship Insider into the airlines sector.

Qatar Airways has agreed to expand its partnership with the Formula E electric car-racing series.