Sponsorship

Moynihan lands sponsorship deal with The Arena Group

Gavin Moynihan wants to compete in some of the biggest events in golf and he's now got help in  taking a step closer to that goal by signing sponsorship deal with the global event services giant that runs some of the planet's biggest sporting occasions — The Arena Group.

Moynihan lands sponsorship deal with The Arena Group

Hurley joins DJ at Hambric; Dunne heading for 4SPORTS

Ireland's Walker Cup stars are rapidly being snapped up by agents with Gavin Moynihan going to ISM and Gary Hurley and Paul Dunne also lined up with major management groups.

Hurley joins DJ at Hambric; Dunne heading for 4SPORTS

Round up: Rory no exile says spokesperson; Munster Strokeplay entries open; team win for Dunne

Rory McIlroy Inc — The perception that Rory McIlroy is a tax exile in Dubai is wrong, a spokesperson for his management company has claimed.

Round up: Rory no exile says spokesperson; Munster Strokeplay entries open; team win for Dunne

McIlroy becomes Dubai tax exile

Call it PR or spin but while on Friday the Irish public was being told that Rory McIlroy was doing his bit for the Irish economy by paying corporate tax on royalties here, The Sunday Times reports today that the world No 1 is now a registered tax exile in Dubai when it comes to the lion's share of his fortune.  

McIlroy becomes Dubai tax exile

Turkish Airlines seeking "epic sports fan" to meet Messi and Drogba

Turkish Airlines is looking for the epic sports fan to travel to seven different countries for ten sporting events from 28th March to 20th April. Fans will also get an opportunity to meet Lionel Messi and Didier Drogba.

Turkish Airlines seeking "epic sports fan" to meet Messi and Drogba

Rory power proves key as Dubai Duty Free sponsors Irish Open: "It doesn't get better than this"

When John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote "With a Little Help from My Friends" they probably never have imagined it would become one of the biggest sellers of all time.  Now, after a four-year desert trek without a title sponsor, it turns out that the combination of Rory McIlroy, The Irish Open and his superstar pals was a heady enough cocktail to attract Dubai Duty Free as title sponsors for what could become one of European Tour's greatest hits. 

Rory power proves key as Dubai Duty Free sponsors Irish Open: "It doesn't get better than this"

Why you can't afford a private jet (but Rory can)

Rory McIlroy has made more than $140 million since he turned professional and if he keeps winning majors, his fortune will rocket over the next few years. It appears to be only a matter time before he buys himself a private jet, but it's an expensive piece of kit, even for a multi-millionaire.

Why you can't afford a private jet (but Rory can)

Huge hit worth the pain as McIlroy looks to new horizons

Rory McIlroy’s out of court settlement with his former agents brings to mind that scene from Monty Python’s “Life of Brian” when the kindly Roman centurion is lining up the locals for execution.

“Crucifixion?”

“No, freedom actually.”

Huge hit worth the pain as McIlroy looks to new horizons

Four play

The last time we saw Rory McIlroy and Conor Ridge, suited and booted as they glided over polished floors was in that much-used agency picture of them arriving at the White House for a State Dinner in honour of British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Four play

Claim that Wozniacki told McIlroy that UNICEF donation was "stupid"

Did Caroline Wozniacki play a role in one of the key events that led to the legal bust up between Rory McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management? On the face of what was said in the High Court in Dublin on Friday, the world No 1’s former fiancée was not short of an opinion on what is one of the major events in the proceedings — a supposedly face-saving donation made to UNICEF by Horizon on McIlroy's behalf but against McIlroy’s wishes.

Claim that Wozniacki told McIlroy that UNICEF donation was "stupid"

Rory, the T-Rex, the Kaiser, the goose, the gander and the golden egg

Who could have imagined that the signing of a $100 million, five-year endorsement deal with Nike in January 2013 would coincide with an acrimonious management break up just months later that is now the subject of a multimillion euro legal case.

Rory, the T-Rex, the Kaiser, the goose, the gander and the golden egg

McIlroy-Horizon battle promises plenty of courtroom drama

It wasn't in the grand setting of James Gandon's Four Courts but in a tiny third floor room nearby that the latest chapter in the Rory McIlroy v Horizon Sports Management drama played out to a handful of court scribes and a quarrel of lawyers.

McIlroy-Horizon battle promises plenty of courtroom drama

McIlroy v Horizon: Could Rory risk losing $30m plus?

Rory McIlroy missed out on a $11.4m pay day in the FedEx Cup finale in Atlanta on Sunday but he could be back in Georgia next April having lost at least $30m, not to mention his brand image, if his case against Horizon Sports Management goes all the way to the High Court in Dublin in February and he loses.

McIlroy v Horizon: Could Rory risk losing $30m plus?

McDowell decision a reflection of changing tide for agencies and top players

Rory McIlroy is unlikely to have shed a tear in sympathy for Conor Ridge and Horizon Sports Management following the announcement by Graeme McDowell on Sunday night that he's leaving the boutique Irish agency to manage his own affairs.

McDowell decision a reflection of changing tide for agencies and top players

McDowell to leave Horizon to manage own affairs

Graeme McDowell sensationally announced last night that he's leaving Horizon Sports Management at the end of the year — on amicable terms — to manage his own affairs.

McDowell to leave Horizon to manage own affairs