Sports marketing highlights this week cover news from F1 to Tokyo 2020 Olympic games.
1. We start the countdown with the top news this week with sad news that broke today. Manor Racing F1 has folded after a struggle to find a new buyer. Manor Racing F1 has come a long way but after a long struggle the curtains have closed on the team.
— Motorsport.com (@Motorsport) January 27, 2017
2. NBA has broken away from MLS, NFL and NHL to allow sponsorship on jerseys and Boston Celtics could be the first NBA franchise to sport a sponsor on their jersey, with General Electrics teaming up with them.
— Money Morning (@moneymorning) January 25, 2017
3. Premier League has found a partner in Cadbury. The partnership starts next season and they will run a campaign titled ‘Joy of Football’. Two iconic British brand coming together. Watch this space for more on the partnership.
— SportsPro (@SportsPro) January 25, 2017
4. Major League Soccer’s popularity in Canada lands them a landmark new TV deal with TSN Sports.
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) January 10, 2017
5. Pressure grows on Australia and New Zealand governments to ban alcohol ads and sponsorships.
— SportsBizU (@SportsBizU) January 17, 2017
6. Kerala Blasters find themselves ranked in the Global Digital Football Benchmark – First Indian team in the Top 60.
— RESULT Sports (@resultsports) January 27, 2017
7. Superbowl mania is here, so are the customary (senseless) adverts which tend to consume advertisers and NFL fans alike. Here are the top adverts for you to see and comment.
Take a look at some of the best Super Bowl 51 ads released so far. https://t.co/hYBU6zWwCn
— Young Entrepreneur (@YoungEnt) January 27, 2017
8. India gets into the eSports scene with Ronnie Screwvala making the investment.
— Crowd.Game (@CrowdGameCo) January 25, 2017
Goku named ambassador of Tokyo 2020 Olympics!!!
— Óscar Yáñez (@Sports_Branding) January 18, 2017