Tuesday’s Daily Deal Round-Up: Paralympics, NHL and more

Another flurry of sports industry news in brief.

13 September 2016 Tom Lloyd
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Paralympics: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has extended its partnership with Ottobock until the end of 2020. The deal will see the German prosthetics and orthotics specialist continue to work with the IPC to develop new ways to improve the sports equipment available to people with impairments through the PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Ice hockey: Sport 24, the inflight sports channel owned by IMG Media, has secured a package of live broadcast rights to three games a week from the National Hockey League (NHL) for the 2016/17 season. The deal also includes the rights to every game from the World Cup of Hockey international tournament in Toronto from 17th September to 1st October.

Soccer: Chinese smartphone manufacturer Phicomm has extended its sponsorship deal with German soccer club FC Ingolstadt 04 for the 2016/17 Bundesliga season. The company's branding will appear on two cam carpets during the club's home games.

College sports: Pac12 Networks has agreed a distribution deal with Sling TV ahead of the 2016 college football season. The agreement will see channels run by six of the universities affiliated to the conference carried on the Dish Network-owned over-the-top content provider.

Golf: ISPS Handa has agreed a three-year deal with Millbrook Tournaments Limited to title sponsor the New Zealand Open event on the Japan Golf Tour (JGTO). The Japanese non-profit organisation, which previously shared top billing with carmaker BMW, will now be the sole lead sponsor of the tournament in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Polo: The organisers of the Scottsdale Polo Championships in Arizona have unveiled a number of sponsorship deals. Luxury carmaker Bentley returns as title sponsor, with beer brand Stella Artois serving as presenting sponsor, and other partners including Dignity Health, hotel chain Waldorf Astoria, Nationwide Insurance and developer Mark Taylor.

Paralympics: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has extended its partnership with Ottobock until the end of 2020. The deal will see the German prosthetics and orthotics specialist continue to work with the IPC to develop new ways to improve the sports equipment available to people with impairments through the PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Ice hockey: Sport 24, the inflight sports channel owned by IMG Media, has secured a package of live broadcast rights to three games a week from the National Hockey League (NHL) for the 2016/17 season. The deal also includes the rights to every game from the World Cup of Hockey international tournament in Toronto from 17th September to 1st October.

Soccer: Chinese smartphone manufacturer Phicomm has extended its sponsorship deal with German soccer club FC Ingolstadt 04 for the 2016/17 Bundesliga season. The company's branding will appear on two cam carpets during the club's home games.

College sports: Pac-12 Networks has agreed a distribution deal with Sling TV ahead of the 2016 college football season. The agreement will see channels run by six of the universities affiliated to the conference carried on the Dish Network-owned over-the-top content provider.

Golf: ISPS Handa has agreed a three-year deal with Millbrook Tournaments Limited to title sponsor the New Zealand Open event on the Japan Golf Tour (JGTO). The Japanese non-profit organisation, which previously shared top billing with carmaker BMW, will now be the sole lead sponsor of the tournament in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Polo: The organisers of the Scottsdale Polo Championships in Arizona have unveiled a number of sponsorship deals. Luxury carmaker Bentley returns as title sponsor, with beer brand Stella Artois serving as presenting sponsor, and other partners including Dignity Health, hotel chain Waldorf Astoria, Nationwide Insurance and developer Mark Taylor.