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Football Federation Australia (FFA) has today (Thursday) confirmed it is in talks with the Indonesia Football Association (PSSI) with a view to submitting a joint bid for the 2034 Fifa World Cup

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Organising Committee has announced it will use special cooling technology at its venues, designed to reduce the event’s carbon footprint.

South Korean Kee Heung Lee, Indonesian Erick Thohir and Indian Narinder Batra were among the 10 new members elected to the International Olympic Committee yesterday, at the organisation’s ongoing session i…

The Chinese domestic esports audience is tipped to hit 350 million, and revenues to reach $1.9bn, this year, according to a report by Tencent’s Penguin Intelligence.

Chinese liquor company Kweichow Moutai is considering a sponsorship deal with Argentinian football team River Plate. According to a report in Ole.

Indian Olympic Association secretary-general Rajeev Mehta has warned that the exclusion of shooting and recurve archery from the Commonwealth Games 2022 programme could lead to India pulling out of the…

Cricket is expected to be included in the 40-sport roster for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. It was left out of the last edition of the games, in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia

The All India Football Federation will officially make the Indian Super League the country's top football competition in July this year, a mantle it will take over from the I-League

One Championship, the Asia-facing martial arts series, plans to stage approximately 80 events in 2020 – nearly double the number set to take place this year.

IPO prospectus for parent company of the Infront agency and Ironman triathlon operator reveals strategy to focus on mass participation in China and predictions for the growth of the Chinese sports sector.

Many European football clubs are aiming to convert their large Chinese fanbases into significant new revenue streams. However, they must adapt to this complex market in order to capitalise on its huge potential. Jonathan Dyson reports from Shanghai.

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the mixed martial arts promoter, opened a 93,000-square-foot "Performance Institute" for Asian athletes in Jing'An, Shanghai on Thursday

Chinese dairy products company Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group has threatened to pull out of sponsoring the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing due to a dispute with rival firm China Mengniu Dairy

Pay-television broadcaster BeIN Sports has laid off almost 300 employees in Qatar, or about 18 per cent of its local staff

Chinese city Hainan is setting up a special development fund worth over RMB1bn ($145m) to attract esports events and businesses. According to Sina

The Indian government has given written assurances to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) that it will grant travel visas to all athletes who qualify to compete…

The World Curling Federation has cancelled the 2019-20 Curling World Cup, claiming its funding partner for the series, Chinese company Kingdomway Sports, had failed to make payments due under an agreement…

Chinese payments platform Alipay will create a digital ticketing channel for Euro 2020 as part of its sponsorship deal with Uefa – the first time the organisation will have sold tickets digitally outside o…

Vietnamese sports and digital media company Next Media claims it has achieved a record peak concurrent viewership in Vietnam for a live stream on YouTube, of over 1

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has joined forces with Worldwide Olympic Partner Procter & Gamble to launch its latest venture to utilise the events as a…

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra has reiterated the country’s determination to bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics, even though the International Olympic Committee recently suspended a…

Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group has filed for a US initial public offering of its sports unit

Lanxiong Sports and other regional media report that Chinese tech company Bytedance has acquired a 30-per-cent stake in Chinese online sports content platform Hupu in a deal worth RMB1.26bn ($180m)

Newly re-elected Fifa president Gianni Infantino has said that he will support changes to the governing body’s rules to allow China to bid for the 2030 World Cup.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today (Tuesday) confirmed that China will host the Asian Cup in 2023, stating that the award will provide the opportunity to “unlock the potential” that exists for…