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US tech giants GoDaddy and Uber have made significant investments in the Official Partner tier for the ICC Cricket World Cup.

Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing subsidiary of Amazon

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba wants to build more partnerships and collaborations with international sports federations and leagues as it pursues multiple sporting goals around economic and social development…

Japanese e-commerce brand Rakuten is almost certain to have paid the highest fee in the first sales round of NBA team jersey patch rights under its deal with NBA champions the Golden State Warriors, from 2017-18 to 2019-20.

Music streaming service Deezer has taken its first steps into sport sponsorship, signing deals with Manchester United and FC Barcelona, to set it apart from the competition within a crowded streaming market.

Amazon-owned streaming platform Twitch will become a founding partner of the Raiders' Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas from next year. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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English Premier League football club Manchester City has agreed a new partnership with South Korean sports service developer Superbloke and has extended its deal with Hong Kong-based direct selling company…
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Online trade vetting and monitoring platform Checkatrade has agreed a new partnership with the Rugby Football League to sponsor its Challenge Cup competition

Internet search engine Yahoo Japan has signed as a third-tier Official Supporter of the Tokyo 2020 domestic sponsorship programme.

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Competition from e-commerce and mobile phone sector companies in India has reinvigorated the value of domestic cricket properties, which struggled last year to meet the expectations of rights holders.

Rights-holders looking to partner with sports social media platform Sportlobster must first understand the brand’s offering and integrate with it, the brand told Sports Sponsorship Insider.

Social media network Sportlobster signed up to be the presenting partner of the NBA Global Games in London between the Milwaukee Bucks and the New York Knicks this month.

Internet company Yahoo’s acquisition of Chelsea manager José Mourinho to write expert blogs for the duration of the 2014 Fifa World Cup has opened the door to future investment in football.

GoDaddy, the US-based web hosting company, is sponsoring the Rugby League World Cup as part of its focus on British and European expansion.

FOR NEARLY nine years Nationwide was the title sponsor of the Professional Golf Association (PGA)’s development tour. Online services company web.c

THERE IS A famous saying on Wall Street which goes something like 'when the bellhop gives you stock buying tips you know it's time to bail out of the market

RICHARD BRANSON'S Virgin Media wireless company has hired the fastest man alive in order to promote its new broadband service, but has it worked?

WHEN BRITISH sprinter James Ellington put himself up for auction on eBay, many hundreds of other Olympic hopefuls who wished they had thought of the idea first

MAJOR RIGHTS HOLDERS, like the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Rugby Board (IRB), are issuing increasingly extensive guidelines on the role of Twitter and Facebook feeds by athletes…

Racing driver and one-woman marketing machine Danica Patrick announces her decision to go full-time into NASCAR at the headquarters of GoDaddy.com, which will sponsor her efforts in stock car racing