More Stories

07/13/16
Schalke's China Trip Generates Profit

Bundesliga side FC Schalke "has generated a profit during its recently concluded China trip," according to the Holger Rehm of SPONSORs. The club will receive €300,000 ($332,000) from the German Football League (DFL) for its Far East trip. In a ...

Tags: Finance, Europe, China

07/13/16
Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes Join IPFL

It looks like former ManU player Ryan Giggs' footballing days are not "quite behind him," despite retiring in '14, according to Samuel Lovett of the London INDEPENDENT. He is "set to return to the pitch as a player in the inaugural Indian Premier Futsal League, which gets underway this July."&n ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, India

07/13/16
W+K India Releases Nike Ad

Wieden + Kennedy India Creative Dir Mohamed Rizwan said that sport in India "has a massive image problem, particularly for women," according to Angela Natividad of ADWEEK. It "represents an interesting challenge for a client like Nike." Rizwan said, "What we set out to do is give ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, India

07/11/16
McLaren Inks New $50M Sponsorship Deal

British F1 team McLaren has secured a new sponsorship deal ahead of its home grand prix in Silverstone with NTT Communications Corp. The ICT solutions and int'l communications company, a subsidiary of Japan's NTT Group, has signed on as the team's official technology partner. NTT Communications will ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom, Japan

07/11/16
Wanda Playing Down CL Report

Chinese-owned Wanda Sports Holding "played down a report on Friday that it was backing plans" to launch a club football tournament to rival the European Champions League, according to Clare Jim of REUTERS. A report in the Financial Times said that the group was "seeking support in England, Spain, ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, China

07/11/16
Investors To Take 70% Stake In Sintrense

A group of Chinese investors have "agreed to buy a 70% stake in Sport Uniao Sintrense, a Portuguese club located in the town of Sintra, in the Lisbon district," according to Chen Yaping of YUTANG SPORTS. The investment group is led by Portugal-based company Iberia Universal Lda President Zhan L ...

Tags: Finance, China

07/08/16
Bollywood Actor Could Purchase ISL Club

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan is "understood to be in talks" with the Indian Super League to buy a Kolkata-based franchise, according to Rao & Mergulhao of the TIMES OF INDIA. Khan is co-owner of Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders and "could seize the opportunity when th ...

Tags: Franchises, India

07/08/16
Seca Backing New Formula E Team

China's "hand in the fledgling Formula E circuit" was strengthened with mainland-based sports marketing and management firm Seca throwing its "weight behind a team" for the '16-17 season, according to Mathew Scott of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. Seca Founder & CEO Sheng Li said, "We think it's ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, China

07/07/16
La Liga Bets Big On India

La Liga "is bullish on India," according to Gaurav Laghate of the ECONOMIC TIMES. La Liga President Javier Tebas said that the league "is planning significant investments in the country" toward opening offices, getting ambassadors to play exhibition matches and growing the game at grassroots level t ...

Tags: International Football, India

07/06/16
PCB Seeks Lion's Share Of Profit

Pakistan Cricket Board Chair Shaharyar Khan suggested that the country "should get a higher percentage of profits from games against arch-rivals India" at Int'l Cricket Council events, according to IANS. Khan believes that "this is one of the ways to raise funds after the terror-ravaged country was ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug