Our celebrations need not always go off with a bang

The sponsorship search for this year's National Day fireworks show just six months after the Lamma ferry tragedy has sparked criticism.

It is supposed to be a day of celebration. But last year, National Day turned to tragedy in Hong Kong when two ferries collided, claiming the lives of 39 people - including eight children.

Monday, 22 April, 2013, 4:52am

Hong Kong soccer body seeks HK$20m in sponsorship for new Premier League

Steven Lo

Steven Lo Kit-sing, the HKFA vice-chairman, said yesterday discussions were ongoing with more than one firm. "These are not small companies but global corporations that have a strong financial background," said Lo, who is also chairman of the marketing and communications committee of the association.

7 Feb 2013 - 3:45am

Wahaha splashes out on Man U sponsorship

Manchester United to 'engage' with mainland fan base.

Manchester United, the record 19-time English soccer champion, signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Hangzhou Wahaha Group, owned by China's richest man, Zong Qinghou.

The deal, the first for the club with a soft drinks maker in China, will let it "engage" with its fan base in the Asian nation where it has 108 million followers, Manchester United said on its website yesterday.

17 Jan 2013 - 4:19am

Rory McIlroy Joins Tiger Woods in Nike Golf Sponsorships

Rory McIlroy at a press conference announcing his partnership with Nike ahead of the 2013 edition of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf championship.

Top-ranked Rory McIlroy signed an agreement to use Nike Inc. golf equipment after ending his five- year relationship with Titleist, the company announced.

15 Jan 2013 - 12:05am

Sports Digest, January 15, 2013

Henley youngest to score Sony Open crown

15 Jan 2013 - 3:35am

Sunglasses firm Oakley challenges Nike over Rory McIlroy sponsorship

Sunglasses firm Oakley challenges Nike over Rory McIlroy sponsorship

American sunglasses maker Oakley has launched legal action to try to retain its sponsorship of world number one golfer Rory McIlroy, who is set to become the new face of sportswear giant Nike.

10 Jan 2013 - 3:53am