Kevin McCullagh, Asia office

The Asian Football Confederation and sports data firm Sportradar have claimed their partnership since 2013 has resulted in a 21-per-cent drop in football match fixing in Asia

Indian media outlets are reporting that Rahul Johri, the chief executive of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, has resigned. Neither Johri nor the BCCI have officially confirmed the news

Pay-television broadcaster i-Cable has acquired the exclusive media rights in Hong Kong for Japanese football's J.League. i-Cable has purchased the rights in a three-season deal covering 2020 to 2022

Korean virtual and augmented reality experiences company Kakao VX has raised KRW20bn ($17m) to expand its golf business

Japan-based marketing group Dentsu has reported stagnant or declining revenues across a range of markets in 2019, contributing to a loss of Y80.9bn ($737m) in 2019

The International Table Tennis Federation has decided against awarding its commercial rights wholesale to an agency in its next cycle, and will instead use a combination of in-house expertise and agency…

The Vietnam Football Federation is partnering with state-owned broadcaster Voice of Vietnam and local bank HDBank to run national futsal tournaments. The partnerships cover three years, 2020 to 2022

The Japanese Football Association is opening an office in Europe to support its players in the continent

The Football Association of Thailand yesterday re-elected Somyot Poompanmuang as its president and said its global media rights for the 2021-28 period had been awarded, although did not reveal the winners

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has completed its purchase of OTT entertainment platform Lightbox from telco Spark. Sky plans to merge Lightbox with its own OTT service Neon

Digital sports content platform FanCode acquired exclusive rights in India to live stream the West Indies v Ireland cricket series currently underway

Indian media group Sony Pictures Networks has appointed Manish Aggarwal as its new head of growth, monetization and digital business at its OTT video on-demand service SonyLIV