Snooker: World Snooker has named bookmaker Dafabet as the title sponsor of this week's English Open at the Barnsley Metrodome. The tournament features all of the world's top 16 players and is the first in a series of UK-based Home Nations events, with stages to follow in Belfast, Glasgow and Cardiff and a UK£1 million prize on offer to any player who can win all four.
Athletics: Bedgear has agreed a deal with the New York Road Runners (NYRR) to become the official mattress and performance sleep partner of the 2017 New York City Marathon, which is being held on 5th November.
Taekwondo: Online bookmaker 12Bet has become an official partner of the World Taekwondo Grand Prix and World Para-Taekwondo Championships, both of which will take place at the Copper Box at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 19th to 22nd October.
Martial arts: Kickboxing promoter Glory Sports International has agreed a rights distribution deal in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) with specialist combat sports company Fight Globe.