Tennis: The Lagardère Sports and Entertainment agency has revealed that coverage of Belgian tennis player David Goffin’s matches at this week’s ATP250 tournament in Montpellier, France will be broadcast exclusively in his home country on his Facebook page.
Soccer: Top-flight US women’s soccer team the Utah Royals, the recently launched affiliate of Major League Soccer’s (MLS) Real Salt Lake, have unveiled utility company Conservice as their first ever shirt sponsor. Conservice’s logo will adorn the front and back of the team’s playing tops until the end of the 2020 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season.
More soccer: Brazilian soccer champions Corinthians have teamed up with manufacturing company MetaLife, which will supply the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A club with state of the art Pilates equipment for physiotherapy and functional training.
Golf: International Sports Promotion Society (ISPS HANDA), a charity which supports blind and disabled golf, has added British golfer Lee Westwood to its stable of ambassadors. The former world number one, 44, will wear the organisation’s logo on his collar during all events.
Cycling: The UCI, cycling’s global governing body, has announced that Haderslev in Denmark will host the Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships in 2022.
Movers: Former Rugby Football Union (RFU) chief executive Ian Ritchie has joined sports law practice Onside Law as a consultant.
Hockey: The German Hockey Federation (DHB) has signed a deal with Real which will see the retail chain become the main sponsor of Germany’s national hockey teams for five years. Industry outlet Sponsors.de reports that the agreement is worth an annual €250,000.
Badminton: Pay-TV broadcaster DSport has acquired exclusive rights in India for the 2018 Badminton Asia Team Championships, which get underway in Malaysia today and run until Sunday.
More badminton: Badminton England has announced that public service broadcaster the BBC has picked up the UK rights to the All England Open Badminton Championships in March.
Rugby: Italian sportswear brand Macron is the new technical sponsor of the German Rugby Federation (DRV), and will supply playing kits to Germany’s male and female national teams for the next five years.
Motorcycling: MotoGP World Championship team Yamaha Factory Racing has extended its sponsorship deal with motorcycle parts and accessories supplier RCB for a further three years.
Cricket: Global rideshare app Uber will be the official transport partner of the 2018 HBL Pakistan Super League T20 competition, which gets underway on 22nd February.
More cricket: Welsh cricket side Glamorgan have named NAT Group as their official coach partner for 2018.
Motorsport: Go Bowling will be the title sponsor of Richmond Raceway’s 2018 Nascar Xfinity Series race, which is scheduled for 21st September.
More motorsport: Food company Bush’s Beans has extended its sponsorship deal with Nascar short track venue Bristol Motor Speedway for another three years.
Even more motorsport: Stock car racing outfit Team Penske has announced a multi-year partnership with fluid transfer solutions company Pirtek, which will serve as an associate sponsor during Penske’s 2018 second-tier Nascar Xfinity Series campaign.
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