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The Spanish arm of Swiss insurance firm Zurich will pay a six-figure fee for its digital-only partnership with NBA Spain, SportBusiness Sponsorship has learned

Premier League club Liverpool is turning success on the pitch into steady sponsorship sales growth, as new partners continue to invest in the club’s second-tier assets.

Global insurance group Allianz aims to claw money back from its Worldwide Olympic Partner rights fee by selling insurance services to the Olympic movement and the wider sports ecosystem and financing related…

The International Olympic Committee has extended its Worldwide Olympic Partner (TOP) deal with payment service company Visa and struck a new TOP deal with insurance brand Allianz at price points that exceed…

Asian insurance brand AIA Group is paying English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur a significant increase under the five-year extension of its main shirt deal from 2017-18 to 2021-22, Sports Sponsorship Insider has learned

German Bundesliga football club FC Nürnberg has secured a three-year extension to its partnership with main sponsor, insurance group Nürnberger Versicherung.

North America’s National Lacrosse League has signed a major partnership with US insurance firm Geico. The deal names Geico as the Official Insurance designation of the NLL.

The Singapore arm of pan-Asian insurance firm AIA Group has signed a new title sponsor deal with Singapore’s only professional football league, the Singapore Premier League.

The Cricket West Indies governing body has signed a wide-ranging sponsorship deal with Colonial Group International

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UK insurance brand Aviva has shifted its strategy from brand awareness to fan engagement in its renewal as naming rights partner of the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

Insurance company Aviva has taken up its option to extend its deal with the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Rugby Football Union for the naming rights to the Aviva Stadium in Dublin for a further five years.

Research by Sports Sponsorship Insider into the financial services sector has generated rights values to 148 out of 430 recorded financial services sector sponsorship deals, worth €871.8m ($1,033m) per year, at an average deal value of €5.7m per year.

Sports Sponsorship Insider has published the third ‘Activation Tracker’ sector report into activation trends in sports sponsorship – this month exploring the financial services sector, from banks and ins…

Will the media coverage given to major women's sports events in football, rugby and cricket during the summer inspire greater sponsorship investment in women’s sport in the UK? 

The busy summer of sport for women's national teams in football, cricket and rugby union represents, for some, a watershed moment in the development of women's sport, not least because of the growing…

US insurance brand Liberty Mutual Insurance Group is a top-tier sponsor of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and a partner of several national governing bodies in the US.

Allianz has add the Formula E Championship to its new portfolio of digital sports sponsorships, which includes Drone Racing League and Roborace, the world’s first driverless electric race series.

Global insurance firm Allianz has become title sponsor of the professional drone racing circuit, the Drone Racing League (DRL), as part of a major review of the brand’s extensive sponsorship portfolio.

Japanese conglomerate Toshiba will pay millions of dollars to venue owner and operator Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) for marketing rights and preferred supplier status with three major sports and entertainment arenas in the US, UK and Germany.

Main sponsors of the German Table Tennis Federation (DTTB) have taken two of the prime positions at next year’s 2017 World Championships in Düsseldorf. T

Insurance group MS Amlin will continue to have a presence in rugby union among other sports despite its five-year commitment to the title sponsorship of the Andretti Autosport Formula E team, from 2015-16 to 2019-20.

There will be no material change to UK insurance group Amlin’s five-year Formula E team title contract with Andretti Autosport team next season, despite the brand’s acquisition by Japanese insurer Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (MSI) mid-way through the 2015-16 Formula E season.

Financial services brand Manulife will take a “severe look” at its title sponsor agreement with the LPGA’s Manulife Classic in 2017 after invoking its final extension clause.

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) expects to at least double its sponsorship revenues in the first cycle of its recently-revamped sponsorship structure for national team matches, and to enjoy substantial cycle-on-cycle growth, through to 2031.