Asia

Migu, the video entertainment subsidiary of mobile telcoms operator China Mobile, has signed a wide-ranging agreement with the CBA, the top basketball league in China

Korean football clubs are facing dangerous financial problems due to the suspension of their season, the Yonhap News Agency has reported

Badminton's 2020 Thomas and Uber Cup is facing fresh doubts on whether it will go ahead

The Olympic flame is being removed from display in Japan as the country enters a month-long 'state of emergency' in response to the coronavirus pandemic

India-based agency ITW has apologised to the Pakistan Cricket Board for a mix-up that saw Pakistan Super League cricket matches streamed on UK betting website Bet365 against the board's wishes

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has accepted a request from broadcast rights-holder, pay-television broadcaster Star India, to open up its archives amid the lack of live action due to the Covid-19…

India has tendered its bid documents to host the AFC Asian Cup in 2027. If the country succeeds, it would be the biggest football tournament it has ever hosted

More sports organisations and athletes around the world are cutting pay and introducing other cost-saving measures as the economic impact of the coronavirus bites

Fifa has postponed all men's and women's international matches due to be played in June, as well as this year's Under-20 and Under-17 Women's World Cups

Andrew Collins, chief executive at Mailman, and Shoto Zhu, founder and president of Oceans Marketing, talk to SportBusiness Asia senior analyst, Kevin McCullagh, about how the Chinese sports industry is…

When the Indian Premier League enacted cost-cutting measures in March 2020, franchises were shocked given the relative profitability in recent years. John Duerden takes a closer look at how the coronavirus outbreak led to the decision.

The LPGA once worried about the dominance of South Korean players in the women’s game. Now it embraces them as a means of driving the sport’s regional and global popularity. John Duerden finds out more.

China League One football club Liaoning FC is on the brink of shutting down, according to news agency Reuters

Tokyo 2020's record domestic sponsorship sales will help the organisers absorb extra costs related to the Games' rescheduling, the International Olympic Committee said yesterday

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has granted a three-month extension to the deadline for member associations to submit expressions of interest to host the 2027 Asian Cup, with Saudi Arabia the only…

The Olympic Council of Asia announced yesterday that China will host the third edition of the Asian Youth Games in Shantou from November 20 to 28 next year

Television audiences for India's top football league, the Indian Super League, increased strongly in the 2019-20 season according to the Broadcast Audience Research Council

Vietnamese professional basketball team Saigon Heat has disbanded temporarily due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Japanese businessman Haruyuki Takahashi was paid $8.2m (€7.4

China's General Administration of Sport issued a statement yesterday saying sporting events that draw crowds are "not to be resumed as of yet

World Taekwondo has announced that it will reschedule its 2021 World Championships, following the International Olympic Committee’s confirmation that the 2020 Olympic Games will be pushed back by 12 m…

The International World Games Association (IWGA) has said it is working “very urgently” on a change of dates for its 2021 World Games in the US city of Birmingham, while the International University Spo…

Pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has finalised an extension and expansion to its rights deal in the Indian subcontinent with US-based wrestling organisation WWE, securing exclusive access…

Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, and the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) have commenced work on rescheduling their World Championships following confirmation of the new dates…

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry will partner with companies in the gaming industry and legal experts, to draw up guidelines to promote esports in the country

The Australian Olympic Committee has said its decision to withdraw from Tokyo 2020 was unilateral, moving to quash speculation that it had acted in concert with Canada and the International Olympic Committee

The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, (SF&OC) has added Japanese instant noodle company Nissin Foods to its sponsorship portfolio

Chinese sportswear company Li-Ning revealed revenue in 2019 had grown double the pace of 2018, while net income tripled the previous year's after a one time gain, with net profit attributable to shareholders …

Board of Control for Cricket president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly was confirmed as India's representative on the International Cricket Council, during a teleconference on Friday to discuss…

The inaugural Asean Football Federation Club Championship (ACC) has been rescheduled to 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak. The AFF confirmed the postponement last week

The costs of rescheduling the Olympics next year will be "massive", Tokyo 2020 organising committee chief executive Toshiro Muto has said

Sports organisations around the world are making pay cuts and offering staff temporary contracts, among other money-saving measures, as the coronavirus shutdown squeezes cashflow

The International Olympic Committee is working with sports bodies to secure a July-August 2021 slot for this year’s rescheduled summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to John Coates, chair of t…

Spanish football's LaLiga is running an online global music concert to raise funds for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch relay has been postponed, in the wake of the postponement of the Games themselves

The Chinese Athletic Association and national track and field team have agreed a sponsorship deal with wearable technology brand Huami