Friday’s Daily Deal round-up: Fiba’s Omnigon app launch and more

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Friday’s Daily Deal round-up: Fiba’s Omnigon app launch and more

Basketball: European club competition the Basketball Champions League (BCL) has launched a new mobile app that will allow fans to access video coverage of games. The product was developed by Omnigon for the competition’s organiser, the International Basketball Federation (Fiba), and is available on Android and Apple iOS devices.

Australian rules football: Victoria University has expanded its partnership with Australian rules football outfit Western Bulldogs. The educational institution will align with several of the Victorian club's most valuable commercial assets until the end of the 2022 Australian Football League (AFL) season.

Rugby: Top-tier English rugby union side Harlequins have renewed their partnership with Opro. The UK company will remain as the official mouthguard provider for the Aviva Premiership outfit for a further three years.

More rugby: Global payments provider Paysafe Group has renewed as front-of-shirt sponsor of the Barbarians, the invitational touring squad based in Britain. The partnership will also support the UK injured veterans charity Help for Heroes. The Barbarians, who are known colloquially as the 'Baa-Baas', will play world champions New Zealand at London’s Twickenham Stadium on 4th November before heading to Limerick, Ireland to play Tonga at the Thomond Park on 10th November.

Skiing:  British freestyle skier James Woods has signed a personal endorsement deal with camera brand Olympus. Woods will lend his image to future advertising campaigns for the Japanese manufacturer.   

Squash: The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has extended its commercial partnership with Swedish footwear and apparel manufacturer Salming until the end of the 2019/2020 season. The Gothenburg-based company, which is the PSA's official clothing and shoe partner, will work closely with the body on the creation and distribution of new content, as well as an exclusive line of official merchandise.