Cars/Automotive

MLS outfit LAFC has linked up with Porsche, naming the luxury brand the club’s official premium luxury automobile partner. The two-year partnership begins this season and will run through the 2020 season.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has signed two new partnerships ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon), with almost a month to go until the tournament kicks off

Atlético Mineiro has extended its kit sponsorship deal with vehicle maintenance company Auto Truck, while fellow Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football team Avaí has signed food products manufacturer Zae…

Japanese automotive brand Honda has signed a new partnership with Vietnam’s national football federation.

Japanese car brand Toyota has signed major deals with the Pan American Games and Giro d’Italia, Italy’s biggest cycle event.

Spanish carmaker Seat has expanded its top-tier partnership with the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to include sponsorship of the women’s Copa de la Reina for the first time.

Swedish automotive brand Volvo has signed as the new Official Vehicle Partner of British Triathlon

BMW Group France and the French Rugby Federation (FFR) will terminate their partnership less than three months before the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Renault Sport Racing, the motorsport operation of the French automotive manufacturer, has agreed a multi-year strategic technical partnership with US conglomerate DuPont

Chinese car brand Venucia and energy drinks brand Hi-Tiger have agreed deals to partner with this year’s Fiba Basketball World Cup in China.

South African rugby union team the Cheetahs has agreed a three-year extension to its partnership with main sponsor, Japanese automotive manufacturer Toyota

Japanese automotive products company Showa has upgraded its partnership with the World Superbike team champions Kawasaki Racing Team to a major sponsorship role.

Chinese car brand Dongfeng Qichen will be the lead sponsor of the Sina Golden League – the world’s biggest 3x3 basketball tournament – which tipped off this weekend. T

Romanian car manufacturer Dacia has agreed a deal to sponsor rugby union’s Pro14 Final Series.

Spain’s national football federation has renewed partnerships with Spanish carmaker Seat, insurance firm Pelayo, and private health clinic Sanitas.

Japanese manufacturing brand Yamaha has signed a new partnership with the Tour de France and other leading cycling events staged by organiser Amaury Sport Organisation

The Australian Football League has signed a massive four-year deal with major sponsor Toyota Australia until 2023. The agreement is reportedly worth A$18.5m (€11.5m/$13.1

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has entered into a partnership with Italian automotive company Fiat. The four-year deal names Fiat as an official sponsor of Brazil’s national teams.

German carmaker BMW has signed a new partnership with US esports team Cloud9. Under the deal, BMW will become the team’s Official Automotive Partner.

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, the International Cycling Union’s (UCI) only African World Tour team, has announced a partnership with car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz.

Vehicle manufacturer Land Rover has become the first Official Partner of World Rugby’s Impact Beyond grassroots programme for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

BMW is set to replace rival car manufacturer Audi as a main sponsor of German Bundesliga football club Bayern Munich, according to Manager magazine

Car manufacturer Ford has struck a naming-rights partnership for a new training facility for the Nashville Predators and extended a deal with one of the NHL ice hockey team’s other venues.

Engine lubricant company Motul has signed a multi-year renewal with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).