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China Digest | CSL extends media rights deal with CSM

In this week's China sports industry round-up: CSL extends media rights deal with CSM; Sina partners with Mediapro to promote 3x3; and NBA plans month-long Chinese New Year celebration.

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Over the last five years, sport’s major governing bodies have integrated human rights into their decision-making processes. But for human rights campaigners, there is a lack of transparency around these processes which makes it impossible to assess how they are being applied, or indeed if they are being adhered to at all. Frank Dunne reports.

Imran Yusuf travels to Barcelona to visit the production studios of LaLigaTV, the Spanish top-flight’s 24/7 television channel, as well the offices of production partner Mediapro.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview George Kliavkoff, commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference. Eric and Chris also discuss National Basketball Association’s league-level cryptocurrency sponsorship deal with Coinbase, a $100m (€86m) funding round for startup digital collectibles company Candy Digital, and ongoing turbulence in the United States’ regional sports network business. They also explore the acquisition by OneFootball and Eleven of a pool of international rights for nine European football leagues, as well as increasing scrutiny from the US House of Representatives on the National Football League and Washington Football Team.

A panel of AI experts attempted to demystify machine learning at a recent session of the ‘Access Innovation’ coaching series. Rebecca Hopkins summarises the takeaways from the event.