In this week's China sports industry round-up: China invests in its basketball legacy | Klay Thompson launches charity project in Guiyang | World Cup sponsors Hisense could face fine in wake of new partnership
In this week's China sports industry round-up: analysis of the NHL's eight-year slate of pre-season games in China; Griezmann and Arsenal agree sponsorships; Milan takeover still alive, just; Bayern Munich follow Madrid and Barcelona with major training and education facility; and more.
Indian Super League football team FC Goa has added casino operator Deltin as an associate sponsor, and confirmed online betting brand Adda52 Rummy as title sponsor, in deals covering the 2019-20 season
Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco have all invested in Rocket League esports, but the business case for doing so is shaky at best. Callum McCarthy examines an esport with huge, unfulfilled potential.
In just a short amount of time, the Wizards have put themselves in prime position to become the NBA's most-popular team in Japan following the arrival of Rui Hachimura. Bob Williams discovers how they have done it.
Opticians brand Specsavers used its title sponsorship of this summer’s Ashes series to focus on the resonances between its products and Test cricket, while a quick response to a Ben Stokes tweet showed the value in reactive marketing. Adam Nelson reports.