SportBusiness staff, Asia

There has been no let-up in the challenges for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the final days before it starts

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach made revealing comments about the scale of the Tokyo Olympics challenge yesterday, as he spoke to the media and met Japanese prime minister Yoshihide…

Chinese, female-skewed social media and ecommerce platform Xiaohongshu has agreed two significant sports partnerships, with state broadcaster CCTV and the women's national football team

Suzhou in China will host the 2023 Sudirman Cup and India will host the Badminton World Championships in 2026 after a reallocation of hosting rights by the Badminton World Federation

NBA president Adam Silver has addressed the league's position amid rising tensions between China and the US, saying it could play "a productive role" in helping people in the two countries better understand…

The owners of Australian pay-television platform Foxtel are exploring an IPO for the business, prompted by the country's booming OTT streaming market, the Australian Financial Review has reported

Major Asia-Pacific nations are preparing to send some of their biggest-ever teams to this month's Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Host Japan will field its biggest Olympics team in history, with 582 athletes

Fans have been urged to stay away from the Tokyo Olympic marathon and race walk events in Sapporo, as part of Covid-19 safety measures

Tokyo 2020 organisers are expected to meet this week to review the upper limit of 10,000 spectators at events announced two weeks ago, amid a renewed uptick in Covid cases in Japan

Chinese internet giant Alibaba and the regional government of Jiangsu province are close to a deal for a stake in embattled Chinese retailer and sports investor Suning, according to Bloomberg

The Asian Football Confederation has finalised its four-year sponsorship deal with Chinese dairy company Yili

Regional Covid-19 lockdowns in Australia are forcing relocations of sports events and teams