SportBusiness staff, Asia

Irish sports television executive and broadcaster Ryle Nugent has been appointed chief executive of Premier Sports Asia, the rugby union-focused streaming platform targeting Asian markets

Investment firm CVC is in talks to combine ATP and WTA tennis rights in a deal that would create a new commercial entity valued at $4bn (€3.3bn).

Australian streaming platform Stan Sport has acquired exclusive media rights for the upcoming British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed it intends to complete the interrupted 2021 Indian Premier League season in the United Arab Emirates in September and October

Nick Hockley has been appointed chief executive of Cricket Australia, after a year serving as the organisation's interim chief executive

The Bangladesh Cricket Board and Sri Lanka Cricket have both struck fresh sponsorship deals for their respective men’s national cricket teams.

Asian betting and gambling firm W88 has agreed a multi-year endorsement deal with former West Indies cricket star Brian Lara

Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao plans to return to the ring with a fight against American Errol Spence Jr. in Las Vegas on August 21. The two boxers announced the fight on social media on Friday

US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for a diplomatic boycott of next year's Beijing Winter Olympics, saying politicians should not attend the event due to alleged human rights abuses…

Melbourne will host a new international sports industry conference, SportNXT, this year during the week of the Formula One Grand Prix in the Australian city

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