Europe

Sergey Pryadkin has been re-elected as president of the Russian Premier League, while plans have also been outlined for the expansion of the top-tier club football competition

Düsseldorf in Germany has been announced as the host city for the 2022 edition of the Invictus Games, the multi-sport event for wounded servicemen and women.

Italian sports brand Kappa has signed as the new kit supplier to German Bundesliga football club FSV Mainz 05 for five years from next season

Formula 1 team Haas F1 has signed up global brain technology MindMaze ahead of the 2020 season

José Luis Martínez-Almeida, the mayor of Madrid, has submitted a bid to the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for the Wanda Metropolitano to host the Copa del Rey final for the next four years.

Denni Strich, the former commercial director at the German Football Federation (DFB), is to take up a position with Bundesliga side TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

Ireland’s competition regulator has cleared CVC’s deal to invest in the Pro14 rugby competition, provided it alerts the competition authority if it goes onto acquire a stake in the Six Nations.

Online trading platform FBS has signed a global sponsorship deal with LaLiga club Barcelona for four-and-a-half years, through 30 June 2024

Spanish banking group Santander has agreed a deal with the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) to support its Sidecar World Championship

Lausanne is home to dozens of sports organisations but, until recently, its event-hosting capabilities and ambitions have been relatively modest. How will the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games change the landscape? Bradley Rial reports.

Ajax's global popularity outstrips all of its domestic rivals, allowing the club to position itself as a brand platform for the Netherlands and beyond. Its chief commercial officer, Menno Geelen, tells Adam Nelson about the effects of Ajax's surprising run to the Champions League semi-finals, and how a creative commercial department has helped the club compete at the highest level.

PSG wants the same kind of brand cachet as baseball’s New York Yankees or Italian motor racing team Ferrari. Frank Dunne reports.

When Velon announced that it had filed an anti-trust case with the European Commission against the UCI, in September, it exposed a fault line that had long been threatening to send shockwaves through cycling. Adam Nelson speaks with the organisation's chief executive, Graham Bartlett, about the implications of the case for the sport.

A charity tennis match between stars Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be shown in France by L'Équipe, the free-to-air digital terrestrial broadcaster.

Surrey County Cricket Club has launched an official channel on short-form video sharing app TikTok, claiming it is the first professional cricket team to do so

Portuguese public-service broadcaster RTP has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Sport TV for rights to the men’s 2020 European Handball Championships.

German Bundesliga football club Fortuna Düsseldorf has extended its main sponsor contract with German chemical and consumer goods company Henkel.

European football’s governing body Uefa has revealed that clubs in the continent’s top divisions were profitable for the second year running, as the percentage of total revenue generated by the ‘big five’…

Media group Discovery has agreed a wide-ranging deal with the Romanian arm of Vodafone through which its sports broadcaster, Eurosport, will be carried on the telco’s Vodafone TV service.

Following on from format changes to Uefa’s Nations League in the 2020-21 tournament, discussions are ongoing in Germany over the broadcast home of two matches that the national team will play.

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has acquired highlights rights to the FIA World Rally Championship from 2020 to 2022, bringing coverage back to the broadcaster for the first time since 2015

Gravity Media, the broadcast production and outside broadcast services company, has promoted Ed Tischler to the position of acting managing director

A lack of sponsorship revenue has been cited by the British Darts Organisation (BDO) as the reason for the prize money being significantly reduced at its 2020 World Darts Championship event

The English Rugby Football Union and Irish Rugby Football Union have extended partnerships with Champagne Bollinger and professional services group PwC, respectively

Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, will host judo's World Senior Championships in 2021, under an agreement this week between the International Judo Federation and the Judo Federation of Uzbekistan

Manchester United have cancelled plans to travel to the Middle East in February due to security concerns and political tensions in the region

German tennis venue the Gerry Weber Stadium will be renamed the OWL Arena in a contract involving up to 16 sponsors

Madrid-based LaLiga club Getafe has extended its main shirt deal with real estate company the Tecnocasa Group

The Ironman triathlon series is reported to be among the interested parties in taking over the running of the Barcelona Marathon from the RPM-MKTG agency

The 2020 edition of the Fifa eClub World Cup will take place in the Italian city of Milan, it has been announced today (Wednesday). It will mark the first time that Milan has hosted the esports event

Emir Osmanbegovic, the sports media executive who previously headed up Eurosport’s international sports production activities, is to lead a newly-created sports arm at Nexiko, the independent production c…

A naming rights option to Everton’s proposed new stadium has been purchased by Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov’s holding company USM.

Dutch Eredivisie football club PSV Eindhoven has confirmed German sportswear manufacturer Puma as its new kit supplier in a five-year deal

BKT, the Indian tyre manufacturer, is to give its name to French football’s Ligue 2 in a title sponsorship deal that will begin in 2020-21.

Paul Fisher is set to stand down as the chief executive of Jockey Club Racecourses next month, after an association with the organisation dating back 19 years

German car manufacturer Audi has signed off on a four-year sponsorship renewal with Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich in a deal thought to be worth between €50m ($54.8m) and €60m per year.

Italian football side Chievo Verona has added automotive brand Mitsubishi motors as its new main sponsor. The deal will run until the end of the 2019-20 season