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Japan and Fiji have been invited to join an expanded Six Nations international rugby tournament being proposed to take place this November and December

World Rugby, the global governing body for rugby union, has announced that the remainder of the 2019-20 World Sevens Series has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with New Zealand awarded the…

A public poll has found 51.7 per cent of Tokyo residents hope the Olympics in 2021 is postponed again or cancelled, while 46.3 per cent want to see the event proceed

The International Esports Federation has revealed plans to launch a ‘World Super League’ alongside its annual Esports World Championship.

Singapore-based mixed martial arts promoter One Championship will resume its flagship event schedule behind closed doors on July 31 in Bangkok

Pay-television broadcaster i-Cable has acquired rights in Hong Kong to football’s Russian Premier League.

Liu Guoliang, the president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, has been appointed chair of the new World Table Tennis Council

DDMC Fortis, the agency with the exclusive mandate to market Asian Football Confederation commercial rights in the 2021-28 period, is rebranding as Football Marketing Asia (FMA)

Swiss federal prosecutors are targeting former European football head Michel Platini in a widening of their probe into a CHF2m ($2.1m/€2.9

Tokyo 2020 organisers are starting talks with sponsors next month about the implications of the rescheduled Olympics

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) could issue an invitation to tender for kit sponsorship rights before its deal with Nike ends in September, it has been claimed

Chinese technology giant Tencent has announced the purchase of Malaysian online streaming service Iflix’s “content, technology, and resources” as it seeks to enhance its presence in Southeast Asia. T

In a positive sign for next year's Olympics, Japanese Olympic Committee chief Yasuhiro Yamashita has told his international counterparts that Tokyo is gradually resuming sporting activities - Kyodo News

Novak Djokovic said he was "deeply sorry" after becoming the fourth tennis player to test positive for coronavirus following the exhibition tournament he hosted in the Balkans, admitting he and organisers…

German Bundesliga team Borussia Dortmund have announced plans to replace their scheduled summer tour of Asia with a 'virtual tour' of online events in August

Chinese sports apparel company 361sport has signed as the official sportswear supplier to the organising committee for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China

The International Cricket Council has claimed that the Women's T20 World Cup 2020 was one of the most-watched women’s sporting events in history.

Hong Kong Premier League football club R&F has called for the current league season to be voided, and for the teams to establish their own company to manage the competition

Asian gamers and professional footballers will become team mates when a new Fifa esports series kicks off later this month with competitions in four countries

Sri Lanka Cricket is considering running its Lankan Premier League T20 tournament in August and September

Organisers of this year's Wuhan Open WTA Tour event, pencilled for October 19 to 25, told Agence France Presse that it will be "hugely symbolic" in terms of the city's fight against Covid-19 should it…

The Indian Premier League’s governing board has announced it will meet this week to review the IPL’s sponsorship deals with Chinese companies following a border skirmish between India and China.