Tokyo Organising Committee president ‘proud’ as Paralympics draw to a close
The president of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee Seiko Hashimoto said she was “proud” of Japan for hosting the delayed Olympics and Paralympics despite the ongoing challenges around the Covid-19 pan…
Wolves owner Fosun acquires Chinese esports team Chongqing QGhappy
English Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers has entered Asian esports tournament the King Pro League after the club’s owner, Chinese conglomerate Fosun Sports, acquired Chinese esports team Chongqing Q…
Rise Worldwide appointed as exclusive agency of Abu Dhabi T10 league
Sports marketing company Rise Worldwide has been appointed as the exclusive commercial and media rights agency for the Abu Dhabi T10 cricket league in a multi-year mandate
World Rugby Sevens calendar altered as four events cancelled
World Rugby has cancelled its Sevens Series events in Cape Town and Singapore this year due to “ongoing and variable impacts” of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Australia’s golfing majors postponed until 2022
Australia’s two major golfing events, the Australian PGA Championship and the Australian Open, have been postponed until 2022 due to Covid-19.
Coupang Play agrees four-year sponsorship deal with Korea FA
Coupang Play, the streaming service of Korean e-commerce group Coupang, has agreed a four-year sponsorship deal with the Korea Football Association
AFC agrees rights deal with Oman Sport Channel for World Cup qualifiers
State-backed broadcaster Oman Sport Channel has picked up the media rights to the Asian zone qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup
Four Asian football federations back holding a biennial Fifa World Cup
The football federations of Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka have come out in support of Fifa, world football's governing body, holding the men's and women's World Cups every two years rather…
AFC retains Credit Saison as global partner for 2021-24 cycle
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has renewed its sponsorship deal with Japanese financial services group Credit Saison for the 2021 to 2024 rights cycle
Kremlev: Debt-free Aiba has hit $50m commercial rights, hosting fee target
International Boxing Association (Aiba) president Umar Kremlev has said that the sport’s world governing body has cleared its debts and hit his specified $50m (€42m) target from sponsorship, broadcast and…
Sportfive named exclusive commercial agency for Riot Games in Southeast Asia
The Sportfive agency has been appointed as the exclusive commercial representative for video game developer Riot Games for its localised feeds across Southeast Asia
Cricket Australia agrees three-year sponsorship deal with Nu-Pure
Cricket Australia has signed a sponsorship deal with Australian drinks manufacturer Nu-Pure that sees it become the official water partner of the men’s and women’s cricket teams in a three-year deal.