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Murray Is Unlikely To Renew Sponsorship Deal With Adidas, Industry Sources Say

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 01 / 14

Sources inside the equipment industry said that Andy Murray's long-standing sponsorship deal with adidas "is unlikely to be renewed at the end of the season," according to Sim Briggs of the London TELEGRAPH. The Scottish player is going "in search of one last big kit deal to cover the final five yea...

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

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Qatar To Spend $205B On Infrastructure

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UAE Home Ministry Coy On IPL Move

The UAE federal home ministry on Tuesday "refused to comment on the possibility of the upcoming edition of the popular Indian Premier League" being held in the UAE, according to Ajay Jha of GULF NEWS. A senior official of the UAE federal home ministry said, "It’s a hypothesis which doesn&rsquo ...

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01/22/14
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HSBC Thinking Over Golf Deals

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