AFC Asian Cup

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will launch a women’s Champions League competition from 2023 in a bid to strengthen female football across the continent.

Saudi Arabia's bid to host Asia’s continental football championship, the AFC Asian Cup, in 2027 contains a broader plan to become a centre for learning and development for the Asian football industry. Tom King reports.

The Asian Football Confederation qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup have been postponed until June and are set to be played in a centralised format, according to a report by Reuters

Pay-television broadcaster C More has acquired rights in Finland and Sweden to the Asian Football Confederation’s club and national teams competitions across the 2021-24 cycle.

All India Football Federation president Praful Patel says hosting the 2027 Asian Cup will hasten India's big ambitions in football and sport more generally.

The Asian Football Confederation has announced a rights deal with Turkish pay-television broadcaster D-Smart to broadcast AFC competitions in the country from 2021 to 2024

The Asian Football Confederation has signed off on another rights agreement in a deal with the Korea-based KJSMWorld Corp. media group and agency, covering Cambodia and Laos

The All India Football Federation has joined Saudi Arabia and Qatar in formally announcing its candidature to host the AFC Asian Cup 2027

Qatar and Saudi Arabia are engaged in two bidding contests to host Asian continental sports events, one concluding tomorrow and one just getting underway

The Tokyo Olympic flame went on display at the Japanese Olympic Museum next to the National Stadium, the main venue for next year's Games

The former US ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar has resigned from the board of Axington, a firm linked to Bellagraph Nova Group, the company claiming to be bidding for English football club Newcastle…

How will global sports industries adapt to the likely prospect of a more inward looking world? And can cancelled events easily win back the hearts of fans in Asia? SportBusiness asks three experts on the region for their thoughts.

The Asian Football Confederation has moved to defend itself against piracy and ambush marketing with the creation of a working group that will include Tom Liston, former managing director of marketing…

Thai pay-television broadcaster TrueVisions is threatening not to show the end of the extended Thai League 1 football season, and is demanding a reduction in its rights fees for the competition

The Asian Football Confederation has announced the five bidders for its 2027 Asian Cup, with Saudi Arabia and Qatar against set to face each other in another bidding race