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The Japanese government is considering the legalisation of gambling on football and baseball that could open the door to an estimated $65bn (€53.8bn) sports betting market, it has been reported.

Japanese football club FC Tokyo has signed up global sportswear brand New Balance as its kit supplier

Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball and J-League have appealed to the country's government to increase the 5,000-spectator cap on attendances at their matches

Chinese police, working with the US Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group, seized more than 120,000 counterfeit golf products in raids of online golf retailers in four cities

Malaysia’s top football league, the M-League, will resume games on August 26 after a five-month gap due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 2020-21 English Premier League season will kick off on September 12 and run until May 23 - Sky Sports Japanese football's J

The Japanese J.League has postponed a planned increase in the number of spectators allowed into games due to an increase in Covid-19 cases in the country

Japanese football's J.League top division resumed on Saturday after a four-month break due to Covid-19

World Athletics has halted the process allowing Russian track and field athletes to compete internationally as neutral athletes after Russian Athletics missed a deadline to pay a $6

Dentsu, the Japanese advertising agency heavily involved in sports marketing, has concluded a number of broadcast deals for the J.League ahead of the Japanese top flight’s resumption on July 4.

Swiss federal prosecutors are targeting former European football head Michel Platini in a widening of their probe into a CHF2m ($2.1m/€2.9

Japan’s biggest domestic sports league, Nippon Professional Baseball, commenced its 2020 season on June 19 following a three-month delay due to Covid-19.

The Singapore-based Global Esports Federation has appointed a Brand, Marketing, Commercial and Communication Commission featuring an array of experienced sports industry executives

With Japan's state of emergency now lifted across the country, its top football league, the J-League, has announced it will resume games on July 4 after an almost four-month gap due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Japanese football's J-League is to resume first division matches on July 4, with the second and third divisions starting on June 27. Matches will be played behind closed doors

The J-League, Japanese football's league body, has signed a "special sponsorship" with existing title sponsor Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company in response to the Covid-19 pandemic