SportBusiness staff, Asia

ViacomCBS-owned Australian broadcaster Network Ten is targeting domestic A-League football rights to help launch new streaming platform Paramount+ in the market, The Sydney Morning Herald has reported

A visit to Tokyo this month by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has been postponed due to the extension of a Covid-19 state of emergency in Japan

The suspension of the Indian Premier League yesterday due to the pandemic could cost the Board of Control for Cricket in India in the region of $300m (€250m), an official said yesterday.

New Zealand Rugby has rejected alternative proposals from the country's rugby union professionals to a planned investment by US private equity firm Silver Lake as being based on models that are "flawed"…

A report commissioned by Gymnastics Australia has uncovered disturbing allegations of a long history of young athletes being sexually and psychologically abused

The Irish national rugby union team has cancelled a planned tour of Fiji this summer due to the pandemic. Ireland and Fiji were due to play three Tests in July

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has suspended the 2021 Indian Premier League season after a growing number of players and staff tested positive for Covid-19

The pandemic continues to disrupt Asian national team and club football schedules, as North Korea pulled out of 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying and AFC Cup East Zone matches were postponed by several weeks

Diving and volleyball Olympic test events with international athletes took place in Japan over the weekend, as preparations for the Tokyo Games edge forwards under a cloud of uncertainty

Tokyo Olympics organising committee chief Seiko Hashimoto said cancelling the upcoming Games is not being considered, as Japanese cities entered new, two-week 'states of emergency' to control Covid-19…

Twelve of Europe's biggest football clubs have agreed to join a 'European Super League' that would usurp the Uefa Champions League as the continent's premier club tournament

Australian A-League football club the Central Coast Mariners said reports this week of a potential takeover by Manchester United were 'speculation', although confirmed the English team was one of several…