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April 2, 2019
Energy group ENI will again be a top sponsors of Italy’s national football squad under a renewal announce today of its partnership with the Italian Football Federation until 2022. ENI will be a top partner of all of Italy’s 19 national football teams at all levels.
The first edition of the World Urban Games will take place from September 13-15, 2019, in Budapest. Organized by the Global Association of International Sports Federations, the event will include six competition sports: 3×3 basketball, BMX freestyle park, breaking, freestyle flying disc, parkour and freestyle roller skate. Laser run and indoor rowing will feature as showcase sports.
The 2019 Miami Open by Itau set attendance records almost throughout the two-week ATP tournament, where Roger Federer won his fourth title. Fifteen of the tournament’s 24 sessions had higher attendance than the previous records, including an all-time singles-session attendance mark of 32,831 during the Saturday session on March 23.
Nivea Sun has become official sun protection of the German Volleyball Federation (DVV) and premium sponsor of the Techniker Beach Tour, with eight beach volleyball events in Germany. Laura Ludwig will be the face of Nivea’s new sun products campaign.
Online sponsorship marketplace Connexi has launched a platform update to encourage brands to invest in women’s sports opportunities. Tim Crow, Non-Exec Director of Connexi, said: “Women’s sports sponsorship is now a high-profile industry, but still needs nurturing to accelerate growth. Connexi is perfectly positioned to do just that, by providing women’s sports organisations with a global online platform.”
iSportconnect will hold its 2019 Ticketing & CRM Masterclass in London on May 22.
An estimated 22.3 million fans in the U.S. listened to live sports on ESPN Radio from September-January, according to a study by Nielsen. That’s 9.2% of the population (age12 and over). ESPN Radio has company-owned stations in four major markets and a network of affiliates across the country.