Friday’s Daily Deal Round-Up: Wallabies’ deal and more

Close the week with another digest of sports industry tie-ups.

Friday’s Daily Deal Round-Up: Wallabies’ deal and more

Rugby: Mouthguard manufacturer Opro has struck a deal to continue as the official mouthguard partner of Rugby Australia, the country's governing body for rugby union. The four-year extension to the deal will see Opro provide mouthguards to the Wallabies until 2021 and includes the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Soccer: Spanish sportswear brand Kelme has signed a deal with the Chinese Football Association (CFA) to become the official outfit provider to the Chinese Futsal Super League (CFSL). The company will supply kit for the league's referees and players, beginning with the 2017/18 season.

Elsewhere in soccer: Uganda's biggest bookmaker, Fortebet, has secured a major sponsorship deal with the country's top-tier soccer division, the Ugandan Premier League (UPL). Fortebet will title sponsor all-new man of the match and player of the month awards, and becomes the first Uganda-based betting company to partner with the league.

Basketball: Global sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has teamed up with Taiwanese basketball team Formosa Dreamers. The deal will see Eleven show every Formosa game throughout the 2017/18 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Basketball League season, starting with their opening away fixture against CLS Knights Indonesia on 18th November.

Motorcycling: British carmaker Vauxhall will continue as the title sponsor of the North West 200, an annual motorcycle race held in Northern Ireland, for a sixth consecutive year in 2018.

Special Olympics: Japanese carmaker Toyota has inked a deal to become a global partner of the Special Olympics, the international sports organisation for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Toyota will help to support the movement worldwide, promoting the Special Olympics Unified Sports programme, primarily in Japan and the United States.

Also in the Special Olympics: American ecommerce giant Amazon will be the presenting sponsor of the closing ceremony of the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, which will take place in the retailer's hometown of Seattle, Washington.

Motorsports: Australian Supercars team Brad Jones Racing have inked a one-race deal with automotive parts manufacturer Timken. Brad Jones driver Nick Percat will carry the company's branding on his number eight Holden at the final race of the Supercars season, the Coates Hire Newcastle 500.