Judo: The International Judo Federation (IJF) has signed a four-year sponsorship deal with Russian banking group SMP. The agreement follows the recent confirmation of a partnership with Chinese gym chain Impulse.
Motorcycling: Natural herb product brand Deltomed has become a sposnor of Moto2 team Federal Oil Team Gresini. The logo of the Indonesian company's Antangin all-natural syrup product will appear on the team's bikes, team uniforms and transportation vehicles in the 2018 season of the global second-tier motorcycling series.
Athletics: Loughborough-based website design and branding consultancy 5for6 has been named as an official supplier to the European Athletics Indoor Championships Glasgow 2019. In a partnership brokered by The Sports Consultancy, the company will build the official website of the event, which will take place at the Scottish city's Emirates Arena from 1st to 3rd March 2019.
Cycling: Connected fitness device brand Wahoo Fitness has become a supplier to the UCI WorldTour outfit Katusha Alpecin Pro Cycling. The deal is the company's second with a team on the elite global road cycling tour for 2018, following an earlier agreement with the Peter Sagan-led Bora-Hansgrohe.
MMA: Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has secured the rights to MMA promotion Bellator across several territories in south-east Asia. The deal will see the Paramount Channel become the home of live Bellator events on television in Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Pacific Islands from January 2018.
Basketball: Brazilian free-to-air broadcaster TV Gazeta has agreed a deal to show games from the country's elite women's basketball league, the Liga de Basquete Feminino (LBF). The network will carry a game each Sunday from 14th January to the end of the season in June.