Soccer: Second-tier German soccer side SV Sandhausen will continue to wear kit provided by Puma until 2022, after signing renewed terms with the sportswear manufacturer. According to Sponsors.de, the tie-up is likely to be worth €300,000 per year to the 2. Bundesliga club.
Also in soccer: Russian commercial broadcaster Channel One has acquired the rights to Russia's ongoing international soccer friendlies. It aired the Russian men's national team's home defeat against Argentina over the weekend, and will show their upcoming tie against Spain on Tuesday, 14th November. Social media platforms VKontakte and Odnoklassnik also picked up the live streaming rights to the games.
Basketball: The Adelaide 36ers, of Australia's National Basketball League (NBL), have inked a short-term deal with energy storage solutions provider Pathion. The Silicon Valley-based firm will serve as the premier partner of the 36ers for the remainder of the 2017/18 NBL season.
More basketball: Online sports betting company Goldenpark.es has signed a new deal with Spanish basketball side Joventut Badalona. Goldenpark will continue to sponsor the Liga Endesa team for the 2017/18 season.
Skating: Shenzen-based media giant Tencent has become an exclusive partner of the Chinese Skating Association (CSA). Tencent will acquire the business development rights for licensed CSA merchandise and will receive access to CSA coaches and players at international events.
Rugby: Foreign exchange company Velocity Trade has extended its deal with Rugby Canada to remain the official partner of Canada’s men’s sevens team on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for the next two years. Velocity's branding will continue to appear on the front of the side's playing shirts until the 2019 edition of the global comeptition.