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WASHINGTON D.C.: NFL franchise the Washington Redskins announced Monday that the American football team will be retiring its name and logo, long criticised as racist.

Monday's news of the name and logo change came after a letter signed by 87 investors and shareholders with a total worth of $620 billion was sent to sponsors Nike, Pepsi and FedEx. The letter requested the three companies stop doing business with the team unless its name was changed.

Jul 06, 2020 21:07
SINGAPORE: Asia's leading MMA promotion ONE Championship (ONE), Monday announced new Q2 2020 strategic partnerships.  Partner brands include Grab and Everise, which will both work with ONE on the upcoming ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’. 
Jul 01, 2020 16:07
NEW DELHI: Twenty First Century Media (TCM), a full service sports marketing and management company for over three decades, has appointed Basant Dhawan as chief executive officer.
Jun 29, 2020 20:06
MUMBAI: When (and NOT if it increasingly looks likely) the dates for the thirteenth edition of the Vivo Indian Premier League are finalised, one entity that will reportedly NOT be joining the party at the world's most lucrative annual cricketing event is US food and beverages giant Coca-Cola.
Jun 29, 2020 19:06
NEW DELHI: Garmin India Monday announced golf professional and coach Jasjit Singh as its new ‘Golf Ambassador’ with the aim of clubbing experience with technology in bringing its next line of smartwatches and laser range finders dedicated to golf.
Jun 29, 2020 18:06
MONACO: World Athletics and parkrun Global Limited Sunday announced a new partnership by which they will combine their resources to grow the sport of athletics and deliver good health and fitness outcomes for communities around the world.
Jun 29, 2020 18:06
KUALA LUMPUR: DDMC Fortis, the exclusive commercial partner of Asian Football Confederation (AFC) National team and Club competitions, announced Monday its rebranding as Football Marketing Asia (FMA).  The football marketing agency, a subsidiary of Super Sports Media Inc., holds AFC's commercial partner rights for the 2021-2024 and 2025-2028 cycles. 
Jun 25, 2020 17:06
MADRID: Electronic Arts and LaLiga Wednesday announced a long-term partnership that will continue to offer unrivaled authenticity to EA SPORTS FIFA players for the next 10 years. 
Jun 25, 2020 17:06
LONDON: Formula 1 has unfurled a novel way to raise money for charity, with squares on the race-ending chequered flag set to be available for purchase by fans throughout the 2020 season, beginning at the Austrian Grand Prix on July 5.
Jun 23, 2020 17:06
MUMBAI: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Tuesday signed a deal with talent management agency Cornerstone Sport and Entertainment Pvt Ltd. The six-time Grand Slam winner will be working closely with the agency, which will be exclusively managing her brand endorsements, appearances, digital activations, and other potential business opportunities.
Jun 19, 2020 20:06
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has no intention to review the title partner rights that Chinese smartphone brand Vivo holds for the Indian Premier League (IPL), BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal said on Friday. But the BCCI will not hesitate to terminate the contract in the event the government directs the Indian cricket board to do so, Dhumal told Indian Express.