Athletes and Product Endorsements
Mar 03, 2013 08:20 EST
The Italian town of Gemona where South African murder-accused Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius used to train has frozen a sponsorship deal with him, a report revealed on Sunday.
Mar 01, 2013 18:34 EST
Well after World No. 1 Rory McIlroy had withdrawn from the Honda Classic during the second round with a toothache, unheraled American Luke Guthrie took the lead of the US PGA event.
Feb 28, 2013 21:21 EST
An eagle at the par-five 18th lifted Camilo Villegas to a one-stroke first-round lead at the Honda Classic, scene of the Colombian's last US PGA Tour win in 2010.
Feb 22, 2013 09:28 EST
World number one Rory McIlroy and 14-time major champion Tiger Woods were toppled in the first round Thursday in the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship.
Feb 21, 2013 21:59 EST
World number one Rory McIlroy and 14-time major champion Tiger Woods fell in the first round of the World Golf Championships Match Play event in Arizona.
Feb 18, 2013 15:29 EST
World number one Rory McIlroy and number two Tiger Woods will face familiar foes in the opening round of the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship on Wednesday.
Feb 15, 2013 17:38 EST
The murder charge brought against Oscar Pistorius, whose fairytale story attracted multi-million dollar investment from various worldwide brands, has plunged his army of sponsors into turmoil.
Feb 02, 2013 11:43 EST
Paris Saint-Germain are set to see their sponsorship deal with Emirates airline soar in the wake of their tie-up with former England star David Beckham, Emirates' senior vice-chairman Boutros Boutros indicated on Saturday.
Jan 19, 2013 08:28 EST
In golf, as in other sports, money talks, but money cannot guarantee results.
Jan 18, 2013 10:29 EST
The world's top two golfers, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, both missed the cut in their first tournament of the season at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on Friday.
Jan 18, 2013 08:45 EST
The world's top two golfers, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, were both set to miss the cut in their first tournaments of the season at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on Friday.
Jan 17, 2013 10:34 EST
Justin Rose grabbed a share of the first round lead in the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship on Thursday on a day when both Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods struggled to get their seasons into gear.
Jan 17, 2013 07:43 EST
Rory McIlory and Tiger Woods both looked short of form on Thursday as they opened their 2013 campaigns at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
Jan 16, 2013 09:36 EST
Tiger Woods has played down talk of a big rivalry with Rory McIlroy, saying that the two first needed to cross swords at the business end of the majors before that could become a reality.
Jan 15, 2013 07:13 EST
Rory McIlroy on Tuesday said that he was unfazed by his position as world number one and the weight of expectations, as the game's top stars gathered in the Gulf for the season opener.
Jan 14, 2013 11:50 EST
World No.1 Rory McIlroy on Monday confirmed he had signed on with sportswear and equipment giant Nike in a deal believed to be one the biggest sponsorship contracts in sport.
Jan 09, 2013 12:57 EST
Rory McIlroy's big-money switch of sponsors to Nike is set to be announced in Abu Dhabi on Monday, press reports have said.
Nov 12, 2012 09:56 EST
Two Major titles, world number one, money titles on both sides of the Atlantic, and still only 23 -- but as Rory McIlroy made crystal clear this weekend, he's just getting started.
Oct 17, 2012 22:19 EDT
Sponsors stampeded away from endorsement deals with doping-disgraced US cyclist Lance Armstrong, who also stepped down as chairman of the Livestrong anti-cancer charity he founded.
Oct 17, 2012 19:22 EDT
Trek, the company that made the bicycles Lance Armstrong rode to seven Tour de France titles, announced Wednesday it was joining Nike and Anheuser-Busch in terminating its sponsorship contract with the disgraced rider.