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Second of a two-part report from the APOS 2020 Virtual Series, the online incarnation of the leading Asia-Pacific media, telecoms and entertainment industry conference hosted by Media Partners Asia.

Asia-Pacific sports industry insiders react to the award of the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup to Australia and New Zealand.

Adrian Staiti, head of Apac and global sales at Sportfive, explains how the agency will move forward in the region in its post-AFC rights era and under new ownership.

From the way sports organisations have responded to the initial outbreak of the coronavirus, to predicting the scenarios of recovery, SportBusiness spoke to leaders and executives in the Asia-Pacific region…

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.

Qatar-headquartered pay-television broadcaster beIN has acquired the exclusive rights to the 2020 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters season across the Middle East and North Africa, and Asia Pacific

Eurosport has agreed media-rights deals for two European tennis tournaments, bett1Aces in Berlin on July 13-19, and Thiems7, which got underway in Kitzbühel yesterday (Tuesday) and runs until July 11.

The Australian Football League resumed its 2020 season on Thursday evening, with defending champions Richmond Tigers drawing with Collingwood Magpies during a match played at an empty Melbourne Cricket…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired exclusive rights in the Asia-Pacific and Mena regions to Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour, an eight-man tennis tournament set up by the Serbian tennis s…

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Hired for his regional expertise in the sports broadcast space, Asian Tour CEO Mike Kerr has brought a fresh perspective to an organisation he believes is perfectly placed to benefit from golf’s shift of influence eastwards. He spoke to Matt Cutler.

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.

In the sports broadcasting industry, you never have to wait too long before one of the world’s biggest sports properties announces a mega multi-million dollar TV deal.