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The UK accused the Russian military of conducting "cyber reconnaissance" operations against Tokyo Olympics organisers, logistics suppliers and sponsors - Reuters/CNA

The Walt Disney Group is planning to scale back its activities in pay-television and sport in the Indian subcontinent, as part of its global strategy shift towards its OTT streaming services and self-produced…

The International Luge Federation (FIL) has announced its upcoming Luge World Cup series will take place behind closed doors and “almost exclusively in Europe” due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

League looks to expand presence in world's second most populous country

Qatar's capital Doha will host this year's Asian Football Confederation Champions League final, on December 19. The final is usually played over two legs but will be a single match this year

Doha is to host the single-leg final of this year's AFC Champions League - Goal

Organisers of the Vietnam Grand Prix have finally confirmed the cancellation of the country's first Formula One race due to the Covid-19 pandemic

The Disney-owned direct-to-consumer streaming platform ESPN+ has acquired US broadcast rights to the Scottish Premiership in one of a string of broadcast deals finalised by the Infront agency

Live Carabao Cup and English Football League Championship matches will be shown in Singapore and Indonesia from this month after deals were struck by the Singapore-based Reddentes Sports agency and Pitch…

China has withdrawn from hosting the Asian Football Confederation's 2022 Under-23 Asian Cup tournament "due to scheduling conflicts, stadium completion timelines ahead of other international events and…

The Chinese Basketball Association League's 2020-21 season tips off tomorrow, with some significant changes being introduced, including a new salary cap, new rules to promote domestic talent, and an extended…

Japanese authorities will evaluate procedures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 at events with large numbers of spectators using a series of near-capacity professional baseball games later this month

The Football Association of Thailand has officially announced a landmark, long-term media-rights deal with Thai company Zense Entertainment running until 2028, as well as a short-term arrangement with…

Asian football's governing body the AFC said player welfare was its "main priority" after criticism from the global players' union that it had been slow to provide support for players since the coronavirus…

Dishang Group, one of China’s largest manufacturers and exporters of apparel and textiles, has signed on as the title sponsor of next month's 2020 International Table Tennis Federation Men's and Women's W…

Japanese marketing firm Dentsu played a deeper role than previously understood in helping Tokyo win the 2020 Olympics hosting rights, according to news agency Reuters, which is reporting on ongoing scrutiny…

This weekend’s British Champions Day horse-racing event at Ascot will enjoy international broadcast exposure, with US network Fox Sports and sub-Saharan pay-television operator SuperSport among the broadcasters t…

Uefa is considering options for changing the hosting plan of the Euro 2020 tournament, although for now the original plan remains, including to have full stadia - AFP/CNA

English Premier League club Manchester United has unveiled the first of five planned entertainment centres in China

Huya has agreed a deal to acquire fellow live streaming service DouYu in a stock-for-stock merger deal that is set to create a live online gaming streaming giant in China

Chinese games streaming platform Huya is buying rival platform DouYu to create a new, merged $11bn company that will be 68-per-cent owned by internet giant Tencent, an existing stakeholder in both companies…

Four senior executives at India's leading sports pay-television platform Star Sports, including chief executive Gautam Thakar, have resigned from the business, according to local media reports

Tokyo will hold a one-off international gymnastics tournament next month that may serve as a trial event ahead of next year's Olympics

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is thought to be facing the prospect of the Indian men's team touring Australia in November without a kit supply sponsor in place