Christian Deuringer, director of global brand management at insurance company Allianz, said the brand had to be heavily persuaded into taking its flagship stadium naming rights deal in Munich but described the results as a “dream”.
Mundane family photos, courtside experiences and getting the timing right were among the themes as the NBA and Facebook discussed how to create engaging social media content at the Leaders Sports Summit this afternoon.
Japan is set to host Super Rugby’s 18th team when the pan-regional club competition expands in 2016 after organiser Sanzar confirmed today (Friday) that the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) had edged out a rival bid from Singapore.
Israeli company International Security & Defence Systems (ISDS) has said it has been awarded the contract to plan and coordinate the security concept for Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympic Games in a deal worth $2.2bn (€1.7bn).
Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has struck a deal in principle to renew a media rights deal with the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU), the national governing body of rugby union, and its Sanzar partners in the southern hemisphere.