Closing out another working week is the news in brief.
Tennis: Kia Australia has continued their relationship with Tennis Australia by becoming an official sponsor of next week’s Davis Cup World Group first round tie between Australia and Czech Republic at Kooyong’s Lawn Tennis Club in Melbourne.
Kia will provide vehicles to transport members of both teams and officials to and from Kooyong.
Rugby League: After a leadership challenge, QRL chairman Peter Betros has quit with Bruce Hatcher taking over the chairmanship
The QRL released a statement confirming that Betros announced he was stepping down at the annual general meeting.
Golf: Jason Day has signed a new three-year sponsorship deal with Zurich Insurance. The expansion of their relationship will see the insurance companies’ logo appear on Day’s golf bag.
The agreement will also see the golfer feature in a range of marketing campaigns while also attending a series of customer-focused events for Zurich.
Athletics: Global insurance broker Aon has become a sponsor of Athletics New Zealand. It joins the national sporting organisation’s growing stable of new commercial partners, such as Air New Zealand, Hertz and the New Zealand Red Cross.
Netball: Suncorp Super Netball team West Coast Fever has signed Di Bella Coffee as their second major partner in a three-year deal.
Di Bella Coffee joins University of Western Australia as joint major partners of the Fever.
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