FIFA inks WCup deal with Chinese sponsor linked to Blatter

March 18, 2016 2:02 PM

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ZURICH – FIFA has signed its first World Cup sponsor since 2013, agreeing to a four-tournament deal with a Chinese conglomerate that has links to Sepp Blatter.

FIFA says the deal with property and cinema giant Dalian Wanda Group runs through the 2030 World Cup. The value was not disclosed.

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