Telco TIM has renewed its sponsorship of Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A football clubs Flamengo, Vasco da Gama, Botafogo and Fluminense.

Mobile phone brand Nokia has returned as the main shirt sponsor of the Indian Premier League’s Kolkata Knight Riders, a position it occupied for seven years between 2008 and 2014.

Spanish LaLiga football club Athletic Bilbao has extended its partnership with telco Euskaltel.

Newly-promoted Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A football team Ceará has signed a shirt sponsorship deal with telco Algar Telecom.

Major League Baseball team the Chicago Cubs has signed partnerships with telco Comcast and financial services company Gallagher.

Mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has agreed to become the principal sponsor of Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket franchise the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Telco MTN Côte d'Ivoire has entered into a regional sponsorship agreement with LaLiga, which operates the top two divisions of Spanish football.

Russian telco Rostelecom has been unveiled as a sponsor of this year’s Fifa World Cup national team football tournament.

The Football Association of Zambia has extended its sponsorship deal with telco MTN.

The Ladies Professional Golf Association has agreed a sponsorship deal with US-based wireless phone provider Consumer Cellular.