Round-Up: Joshua-Fury deal, T20 World Cup decision delayed, US Open measures deter players, and more

Anthony Joshua poses for a photo with the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO World Heavyweight Title belts after his victory over Andy Ruiz Jr (by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Boxers Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed terms for two world heavyweight title fights, promoter Eddie Hearn has said – Sky Sports

The International Cricket Council pushed back until next month a decision on whether this year’s T20 World Cup will go ahead as scheduled in Australia in October and November. After a board meeting, the organisation said it would “continue exploring…contingency plans” for the tournament, as well as the 2021 Women’s Cricket World Cup. The board also gave the Board of Control for Cricket in India another six months, until December, to obtain tax exemptions from the Indian government for next year’s T20 World Cup – ICC, Times of India

Tennis player Novak Djokovic suggested he and other players could skip the US Open due to “very severe” hygiene measures introduced by the tournament’s organisers – Channel News Asia/AFP

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe has been nominated for membership of the International Olympic Committee, pending confirmation he has stepped down from his role with sports marketing firm CSM – Straits Times/Reuters

The Badminton World Federation has cancelled the 2020 Swiss Open and the 2020 European Championships – Times of India

Spanish football player Saúl Ñíguez has become an ambassador for the European arm of Chinese electronics firm TCL, in a deal brokered by the Sportfive agency. It is the second ambassador deal the agency has brokered for TCL, after one with German football player Marco Reus – SportsMoney.cn

International esports organisation Gen.G Esports has agreed a partnership with sportswear brand Puma – Esports Insider

Chinese Super League football team Shanghai Greenland Shenhua has agreed a sponsorship deal with Heineken-owned drinking water brand Sourcy – SportsMoney.cn

Singaporean football club Lion City Sailors is investing S$1m ($720,000/€630,000) in a new ‘Elite Development Programme’ for young players. The programme is modelled on academies at European football clubs and is led by former Feyenoord coach Luka Lalic. LCS was earlier this year taken over by Singaporean tech company Sea, becoming the nation’s first privatised club – Yahoo!

Singapore based sports production and streaming firm 1 Play Sports has appointed Jesal Parekh as its head of esports. Parekh formerly worked with Team Flash and OpTic Gaming – tvwnewsindia

Sports and entertainment consultancy ResultX Asia has agreed a marketing partnership with cloud technology firm Kiswe Mobile. ResultX Asia, which is led by the sports industry executives Julian Jackson and James White, will help Kiswe market its CloudCast platform to media companies and other potential clients – ResultX Asia

The FIVB has said there will be no Beach Volleyball World Tour events until at least October – FIVB

The Chinese women’s basketball league, the WCBA, has terminated its 2019-20 season. The season was already proving a difficult one for the league – it lost its main sponsor Jinyu Group before the season began last year – SportsMoney.cn