Pentland Group Plc, the sports and fashion brand management group, has been signed up by the Women's Sport Foundation as its new corporate sponsors for the next three years.

The Pentland Group, which includes Speedo, Berghaus, Ellesse, Kickers, Mitre, Kangaroos, Brasher, Red or Dead and global shoe licenses for Lacoste and Ted Baker, will provide both financial and marketing support.