Tuesday’s Daily Deal round-up: Cycling, cricket and more

All business in the festive run-in.

20 December 2016 Adam Nelson
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Cycling: Women's professional cycling team Boels-Dolmans have signed a kit supply deal with Italian clothing manufacturer Santini. The Netherlands-based outfit will wear Santini kit during the 2017 UCI Women's WorldTour campaign.

Football: Roc Nation Sports, the sports arm of the talent agency established by rapper Jay-Z, has signed college football player Leonard Fournette. The Louisiana State University (LSU) running back, who is expected to be the first pick at next year's National Football League (NFL) draft, has joined the agency for all his representation and as such is no longer eligible to play in the remainder of LSU's games this season.

Mixed martial arts: Indian mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion Super Fight League (SFL) has announced Sony Pictures Network (SPN) as its first official broadcaster partner. SPN will show all fights from the first edition of the series, between 20th January and 25th February, on its Sony ESPN and Sony Max channels across the subcontinent.

Paralympics: Indian para-athlete Deepa Malik has signed to sports management agency Cornerstone Sport. Malik, whose silver in the shot put at the 2016 Games was the first ever medal for an Indian Paralympian, joins the likes of superstar cricketers Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane at the Bunty Sajdeh-led agency.

Soccer: Indian financial services company the Bank of Baroda has been named as the first official sponsor of the 2017 Fifa Under-17 World Cup. The event is the first Fifa tournament to be held in the subcontinent.

Cricket: Qatar Airways has extended its relationship with the Qatar Cricket Association (QCA), returning once again as a sponsor of the country's National Cricket League for 2017.

Horse racing: Online gambling firm Sun Bets has replaced rival company Ladbrokes as the title sponsor of the Cheltenham Festival's Stayers' Hurdle. The future of the long-distance hurdle was in doubt after Ladbrokes declined to sign up to the Authorised Betting Partners policy, requiring them to give up their sponsorship of the Grade 1 contest. Under Sun Bets, the race will revert to its traditional name, the Stayers' Hurdle, having been known as the World Hurdle during Ladbrokes' sponsorship.

Cycling: Women's professional cycling team Boels-Dolmans have signed a kit supply deal with Italian clothing manufacturer Santini. The Netherlands-based outfit will wear Santini kit during the 2017 UCI Women's WorldTour campaign.

Football: Roc Nation Sports, the sports arm of the talent agency established by rapper Jay-Z, has signed college football player Leonard Fournette. The Louisiana State University (LSU) running back, who is expected to be the first pick at next year's National Football League (NFL) draft, has joined the agency for all his representation and as such is no longer eligible to play in the remainder of LSU's games this season.

Mixed martial arts: Indian mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion Super Fight League (SFL) has announced Sony Pictures Network (SPN) as its first official broadcaster partner. SPN will show all fights from the first edition of the series, between 20th January and 25th February, on its Sony ESPN and Sony Max channels across the subcontinent.

Paralympics: Indian para-athlete Deepa Malik has signed to sports management agency Cornerstone Sport. Malik, whose silver in the shot put at the 2016 Games was the first ever medal for an Indian Paralympian, joins the likes of superstar cricketers Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane at the Bunty Sajdeh-led agency.

Soccer: Indian financial services company the Bank of Baroda has been named as the first official sponsor of the 2017 Fifa Under-17 World Cup. The event is the first Fifa tournament to be held in the subcontinent.

Cricket: Qatar Airways has extended its relationship with the Qatar Cricket Association (QCA), returning once again as a sponsor of the country's National Cricket League for 2017.

Horse racing: Online gambling firm Sun Bets has replaced rival company Ladbrokes as the title sponsor of the Cheltenham Festival's Stayers' Hurdle. The future of the long-distance hurdle was in doubt after Ladbrokes declined to sign up to the Authorised Betting Partners policy, requiring them to give up their sponsorship of the Grade 1 contest. Under Sun Bets, the race will revert to its traditional name, the Stayers' Hurdle, having been known as the World Hurdle during Ladbrokes' sponsorship.