Thursday’s Daily Deal Round-Up: Cricket, skiing, karate and more

A diverse selection of industry news in brief.

15 June 2017 Eoin Connolly
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Cricket: English cricket team Yorkshire CCC have agreed a sponsorship deal with Sky Bet. The online bookmaker will be able to make use of digital branding assets, and will have an advertising presence and hospitality allowance at the team's Headingley home in Leeds.

Skiing: The German Ski Association (DSV) and the International Ski Federation have confirmed that the Nordic Combined World Cup Finals 2018 will be held in Schonach from 17th to 18th March and in Klingenthal from 24th to 25th March.

Boxing: Filipino free-to-air broadcaster GMA Network has agreed a deal with ALV Events International to air eight-weight world champion boxer Manny Pacquiao's 2nd July encounter with Australia's Jeff Horn. Pacquiao will be defending his WBO world welterweight title at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia, with GMA-7 set to carry live coverage.

Ice hockey: National Hockey League (NHL) team San Jose Sharks have appointed Daktronics to install and operate new LED displays around their SAP Center home.

Karate: The French Federation of Karate and Associated Disciplines (FFKDA) has signed a renewal of its sponsorship deal with Crédit Mutuel until the end of 2020. The deal runs through the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, where karate will make its Olympic debut.

Motorcycling: Eleven Sports has picked up the broadcast rights in Poland to the country's elite domestic speedway league, the Ekstraliga. The network has sub-licensed two live matches a week each season from 2019 to 2021 from the DTH-owned nc+ platform.

Rugby: Second-tier English rugby league side Featherstone Rovers have signed a sponsorship deal with PS Welding & Engineering. The firm's branding will appear on the Championship club's playing jerseys from 2018.

Cycling: Polish former elite cyclist Lech Piasecki has agreed an endorsement deal with Cono Sur. The 55-year-old will make personal appearances and feature in digital video campaigns for the Chilean wine brand, which is also a major sponsor of the Tour de France.

Cricket: English cricket team Yorkshire CCC have agreed a sponsorship deal with Sky Bet. The online bookmaker will be able to make use of digital branding assets, and will have an advertising presence and hospitality allowance at the team's Headingley home in Leeds.

Skiing: The German Ski Association (DSV) and the International Ski Federation have confirmed that the Nordic Combined World Cup Finals 2018 will be held in Schonach from 17th to 18th March and in Klingenthal from 24th to 25th March.

Boxing: Filipino free-to-air broadcaster GMA Network has agreed a deal with ALV Events International to air eight-weight world champion boxer Manny Pacquiao's 2nd July encounter with Australia's Jeff Horn. Pacquiao will be defending his WBO world welterweight title at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia, with GMA-7 set to carry live coverage.

Ice hockey: National Hockey League (NHL) team San Jose Sharks have appointed Daktronics to install and operate new LED displays around their SAP Center home.

Karate: The French Federation of Karate and Associated Disciplines (FFKDA) has signed a renewal of its sponsorship deal with Crédit Mutuel until the end of 2020. The deal runs through the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, where karate will make its Olympic debut.

Motorcycling: Eleven Sports has picked up the broadcast rights in Poland to the country's elite domestic speedway league, the Ekstraliga. The network has sub-licensed two live matches a week each season from 2019 to 2021 from the DTH-owned nc+ platform.

Rugby: Second-tier English rugby league side Featherstone Rovers have signed a sponsorship deal with PS Welding & Engineering. The firm's branding will appear on the Championship club's playing jerseys from 2018.

Cycling: Polish former elite cyclist Lech Piasecki has agreed an endorsement deal with Cono Sur. The 55-year-old will make personal appearances and feature in digital video campaigns for the Chilean wine brand, which is also a major sponsor of the Tour de France.