Victor Cui’s ONE Championship is the biggest sports property in Asia and one of the fastest-growing in the world. In advance of his appearance at the Sportel Summit at Miami Beach in May he talks about his plans for 52 events a year and expansion in China and the rest of the world.
On Monday the curtain fell down on the six-day, inaugural Special Olympics Asia-Pacific Games with a spectacular opening ceremony at the Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia. SportBusiness International editor Matt Cutler spoke to Tim Shriver, Special Olympics chairman, about the challenges and opportunities around the organisation's continual drive to take people with intellectual disabilities, and the people who love and care for them, out of the shadows through the power of sport.
The International Table Tennis Federation has signed a collaboration agreement with the T2 Asia-Pacific Table Tennis League (T2 APAC) in a move that is set to see innovative new elements from the latter competition introduced into the ITTF’s World Tour.
Online sports apparel and merchandise retailer Fanatics has expanded its partnership with the National Basketball Association to launch official online NBA stores across 10 markets in the Asia-Pacific region.