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THE BAD BOY reputation of France’s big name footballers - and the indiscretions of their managers - could trigger a first- of-its-kind repayment to French Football Federation (FFF) partners based on a...

UNDER ARMOUR, the aggressive new US entrant to the European kit market, may have paid over the odds for its place at the Premier League top table with Tottenham Hotspur, according to industry insiders

INITIALLY SCHEDULED FOR a grand reveal in September, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) unveiled QBE Insurance as its new sponsor, June 14

YINGLI SOLAR, WHICH became the first renewable energy company and the first Chinese company to agree a global FIFA deal with its sponsorship of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, has extended to Brazil...

The US Army has signed a one-year partnership with Revolution Racing, which provides opportunities in NASCAR for minorities and women and is owned by Max Siegel and John Story, former executives at Dale Earnhardt, Inc.

ETIHAD AIRWAYS, the UAE’s national airline, has ended speculation surrounding its commitment to the GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship with a sponsorship extension of a further 12 months. Although undisclosed, Frontiers values the deal at around $1.5m.

FEDEX HAS EXTENDED its long-running sponsorship of the PGA Tour’s St Jude Classic for a further three years.

FERRARI’S FORMULA ONE team has renewed its long-standing partnership with tobacco giant Philip Morris International until the end of 2015. As a result, the team will maintain its association with the Marlboro brand and continue to be known as Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro.

CItI Group has become the second financial services company to sign-up for a combined sponsorship and media buy with the US Olympic Committee (USOC) and NBC, the Olympic broadcaster of London 2012 in the United States.

Sportingbet Australia made the most lucrative sports betting sponsorship deal in National Rugby League (NRL) history when it extended its relationship with the Brisbane Broncos for a record $1.8m over three years to 2013.