Asia

Basketball gaming competition the NBA 2K League is hosting a qualifying event for its 2020 League Draft in Seoul, South Korea on January 20 and 21

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has finalised a deal for media rights for Major League Soccer in 11 markets in the Asia-Pacific region

The merger of Kolkata-based Indian football clubs ATK and Mohun Bagan to form a new team playing in the Indian Super League has been confirmed

FC Barcelona, Cristiano Ronaldo and the English Premier League were the big winners in the 2020 edition of the Mailman Group's Red Card report, that assesses the strength of football properties online…

US sportswear company Nike has agreed a sponsorship deal with South Korean esports organisation T1 Entertainment & Sports

Asian mixed martial arts promotion One Championship has hired Jonathan Anastas as its first chief marketing officer

International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel is keen to add 3x3 ice hockey to the Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games programme, following a successful experimental competition at Lausanne…

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has agreed to a tour of Pakistan this year, including test matches, after its concerns over security were allayed

India and China were the only Asia-Pacific pay-television markets to show strong revenue and subscriber growth in 2019, and there were significant subscriber declines in several territories, according…

China’s winter sport industry is booming ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. But the pace of development has created challenges for the Chinese state, from environmental and real estate policy to a lack of technical nous.

Pooling media rights to Korea’s K-League with national-team matches was supposed to create a property more valuable than the sum of its parts. John Duerden investigates why it isn’t working yet.

Why Fifa has chosen to host the 2021 Club World Cup in China, and how the competition is a step forward towards China's football ambitions. Zhang Dan reports.

In the third of a trilogy of interviews with the Tokyo 2020 organising committee, SportBusiness speaks to Hideyo Hirata, head of the innovation promotion office and deputy executive director of technology services.

The Chinese Football Association has said it's new salary cap for foreign players is aimed at improving domestic players and 'deflating financial bubbles'

With an outbreak of pneumonia hitting Wuhan, China just weeks before the city hosts the Asia and Oceania boxing qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Philippines has offered to host the event instead

Two leading Indian football teams from Kolkata, the I-League's Mohun Bagan and the Indian Super League's ATK, are to merge and play in the Indian Super League, according to media reports

Indian Premier League T20 cricket team Sunrisers Hyderabad have agreed a title sponsorship deal with JK Lakshmi Cement for the forthcoming season

Digital sports content platform FanCode has agreed a multi-year rights deal to Indian club football competition the I-League

Over 700 Wanda Cinemas across China are set to hold esports events over the coming years after the chain’s owner, Dalian Wanda Group, struck a partnership with American esports company Super League Gaming.

Games publisher Riot Games and agency Redd+E have agreed a deal to distribute media rights for the inaugural 2020 Pacific Championship Series in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.

Consumer electronics company Pisen Electronics has signed a deal with the Chinese Basketball Association to become an official sponsor of the CBA League. Pisen specialises in mobile phone accessories

An Indian court has called on the government to intervene after today (Monday) opting to dispose of a public interest litigation lodged with regards to the freedom of public-service broadcaster Doordarshan…

Indian television broadcasters have united to criticise new price caps on pay-television channels introduced by the country's media regulator, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

Indian sports media company Lex Sportel Vision is challenging in court its former partner Discovery's move last week to take full control of sports pay-television channel DSport

The International Olympic Committee on Friday voted to award the Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2024 to Gangwon Province in South Korea

The International Olympic Committee has confirmed it is in talks with Sapporo, Salt Lake City and Barcelona about hosting the 2030 Winter Olympics

Formula 1 has signed up online gambling operator 188Bet as its Official Asia Sponsor. The agreement will begin with the upcoming 2020 F1 season and run until the conclusion of the 2024 campaign

Digital sports content platform FanCode acquired exclusive rights in India to live stream the West Indies v Ireland cricket series currently underway

Indian media group Sony Pictures Networks has appointed Manish Aggarwal as its new head of growth, monetization and digital business at its OTT video on-demand service SonyLIV

Chinese sportswear company Anta Sports Products announced yesterday that it has signed China's first naturalised skier, Eileen Gu, as a brand ambassador

A high-profile creative director working with Japanese marketing group Dentsu on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has resigned after being found to have harassed colleagues

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said he is confident the Japanese city of Sapporo will make a strong bid to host the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

A 14-tournament calendar for the sixth edition of the PGA Tour Series-China golf tour was revealed yesterday, including a tournament outside Greater China for the first time

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics opening ceremony will feature elements showcasing the Chinese New Year, the Great Wall of China, and the Olympics, according to the organising committee

The Indian division of international media company Discovery has promoted Vijay Rajput to head its pay-television broadcaster, DSport

The chief sports media-rights buyer for the Asian Fox Sports pay-television channels, Craig Dobbs, in December became the latest in a series of senior departures from the business

The National Football League has announced a partnership with fashion retailer H&M to launch a range of NFL-branded apparel and accessories in a deal brokered by IMG