Everlast Worldwide Inc (Nasdaq: news), manufacturer, marketer and licensor of sporting goods and apparel under the Everlast brand name, has signed two new licensing agreements with Elan-Polo Inc, an international marketer of athletic footwear. Based in St Louis, Elan-Polo will serve as the Everlast licensee of men's, women's and children's athletically-oriented footwear in Europe and South Africa. The products, which will debut January 1, 2002, will be distributed through sporting goods retailers, athletic footwear stores as well as department stores.