Football

The German Football Association has signed a three-year partnership with fashion house Hugo Boss.

Manchester United has signed a four-year sponsorship deal, from 2013-14 to 2016-17, with Mexican banking group INVEX.

German software giant SAP has signed a three-year extension, from 2013-14 to 2015-16, to its partnership with TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, upgrading its relationship to become the 1.Bundesliga football club’s new main sponsor.

Uefa has launched an invitation to tender for the master licensee rights to a number of European football competitions between 2014 and 2017, including Euro 2016.

Newcastle United will hold talks with striker Papiss Cisse after he insisted he would not wear the team’s shirt carrying the branding of money lender Wonga, according to the Shields Gazette newspaper.

Saka Natural Mineral Water UK has agreed a deal with Fulham to become the official water supplier of the English Premier League football club for the next two seasons.

Ukrainian football club Dynamo Kyiv has agreed a three-year shirt sponsorship deal with Nadra Bank, from 2013-14 to 2015-16.

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has signed a five-year, multi-million dollar endorsement deal with Herbalife.

The Swiss Football Association has announced a four-year presenting partnership with Würth Group Switzerland for domestic knockout club competition the Swiss Cup.

The local organising committee for the 2013 Fifa U-20 World Cup has agreed sponsorship deals with Aksa Jenerator and Hyundai.

English Championship football club Bolton Wanderers has pulled out of a potential sponsorship deal with pay-day loans company QuickQuid after a negative response from fans and politicians.

Health services company Unimed Seguros has signed up as a sponsor of the Brazil national team.

Emirates has signed a sponsorship deal with the New York Cosmos ahead of the iconic American club’s return to action in August.

Bell Canada has signed on as the first national supporter of the country’s staging of the 2015 Fifa Women’s World Cup and the 2014 U-20 Women’s World Cup.

Qatar National Bank has agreed a three-year extension to its sponsorship deal with Paris Saint-Germain, granting the company branding space on the football club's shirt.

English Premier League football club Chelsea has announced a new three-year partnership in Thailand with Nitto Tire.

Telecommunications firm Optus has moved to end its sponsorship with Football Federation Australia, bringing an end to a five-year relationship between the two parties.