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Three International Skating Union figure skating events in China in November and December will go ahead as planned, as exceptions to the ruling last week by the country's General Administration of Sports…

Indian digital sports platform FanCode has said it was tricked into streaming a fraudulent T20 cricket competition last month, in a remarkable case that is under investigation by police and cricket authorities

Thai pay-television broadcaster TrueVisions is threatening not to show the end of the extended Thai League 1 football season, and is demanding a reduction in its rights fees for the competition

The Indian cricket team will tour Australia in December as planned, but wants a shortened quarantine for its players on entry to the country

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star Sports and New Zealand Cricket have failed to reach agreement on the renewal of their rights deal, according to a report

Fifa and EA Sports have announced a new series of international fixtures between China and South Korea to extend their popular online esports tournament, the eChallenger Series

Rahul Johri, chief executive of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), is set to part ways with the body after his resignation was accepted yesterday (Thursday)

The Chinese government has said the country will not be hosting most of its planned international sports events this year, putting in doubt events including the Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai and WTA…

Sports industry data firm Nielsen Sports has closed its Singapore office, which covered the Southeast Asia region

Lee Choong Khay, head of sport at Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro, implores rights-holders and broadcasters to take the opportunity of the Covid-19 interruption to reconsider the sports media rights model.

Tom King looks at how China is getting its sporting calendar back on track, and how the global health crisis has affected some of the weaker industry players in the country.

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.

Football Marketing Asia CEO Patrick Murphy explains the rebrand of his agency and the change of gear within the business this year, and provides a progress report on its Asian Football Confederation project.

The AFC Champions League will restart in two regional hubs in September and October, the Asian Football Confederation said today (Thursday)

This year's Asia Cup national team cricket tournament has been cancelled, with planned hosts Pakistan possibly hosting it next year instead, cricket officials have said - The Hindu

Thailand is hopeful of hosting its postponed MotoGP race in November after a delay caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Sport in Japan is making tentative progress in its return after the Covid-19 shutdown, as authorities and organisers implement various measures to re-admit fans and lay the ground for the Tokyo Olympics…

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 semi-finals and finals of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown, the innovative tennis event created by French tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou, will be shown by pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports across…

New Zealand Rugby is considering abandoning Super Rugby and replacing it with a trans-Tasman tournament, local media has reported

Singapore-based sports media organisation One Championship has named technology company Microsoft as its preferred cloud and data services provider

The Singapore Premier League will launch its own football video game tournament, premiering on July 11

After months of speculation, the Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup is reportedly set to be postponed this week. Australian media reports say an official announcement will be made on Friday.

Yuriko Koike was re-elected as Governor of Tokyo at the weekend, beating 21 challengers including at least two who were opposed to the Olympics taking place in the city next year

The Blitz agency, domestic broadcast rights-holder of the Pakistan Super League, has taken legal action against the Pakistan Cricket Board over rights payments for the suspended 2020 season of the Twenty20…

Formula One motor-racing returned at the weekend after its Covid-19 suspension with a grand prix behind closed doors at Austria's Red Bull Ring

Pressure is growing in the UK for an inquiry into the events that placed English Football League club Wigan Athletic into administration

Japanese football's J.League top division resumed on Saturday after a four-month break due to Covid-19

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics organising committee has signed a quartet of official suppliers

World Athletics has halted the process allowing Russian track and field athletes to compete internationally as neutral athletes after Russian Athletics missed a deadline to pay a $6

Japan will host the season-ending round of the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship, which will resume in September after the Covid-19 suspension

English football club Wigan Athletic has gone into administration less than four weeks after being taken over by a Hong Kong-based partnership

Insurance companies are removing or ramping up the cost of pandemic insurance for sports events - CNA/Reuters South Korean football's K League hopes to have fans back in stadiums from July 10 - Yonhap

Indian lawyer Shashank Manohar has stepped down as chairman of the International Cricket Council ahead of upcoming elections for the post

Dentsu, the Japanese advertising agency heavily involved in sports marketing, has concluded a number of broadcast deals for the J.League ahead of the Japanese top flight’s resumption on July 4.

Sports data and technology company Genius Sports has agreed a live streaming deal with the Volleyball Association of Singapore