Asia

Chinese conglomerate Tencent will not show Houston Rockets games for the foreseeable future amid the ongoing fallout caused by a tweet posted by the basketball team’s general manager Daryl Morey earlier t…

The International Olympic Committee has said that its decision to move the marathon and race walking events at next year’s Olympic Games to the northern Japanese city of Sapporo is final, as it looks t…

The Chinese Basketball Association has made several changes to the new 2019-20 domestic league, hoping to bring back basketball fans after the national team's poor performance at last month's Fiba World…

Fifa has appointed Indonesia host of the U20 World Cup in 2021, after a vote at the governing body's council meeting in Shanghai on Thursday. Indonesia was chosen over Brazil and Peru

Fifa has today (Thursday) confirmed that China will become the first host of its expanded Club World Cup in 2021, stating that the revamped format will have a “major impact” financially.

A new partnership formed by Indonesian media group Surya Citra Media, satellite direct-to-home TV provider Nex Parabola and satellite operator SES will live-broadcast Uefa Champions League and Europa League…

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) will be holding two regional forums in Bangkok in November, focusing on next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo

England's Rugby Football Union has announced it will return to Japan in 2020 for a groundbreaking two-test tour against the Rugby World Cup host nation

State broadcaster CCTV did not show the opening games of the 2019-20 NBA season amid the ongoing strained relationship between China and the North American basketball league

Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has been confirmed as the new president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India

The Asian Football Confederation has removed hosting rights to the forthcoming final of its second-tier club competition, the AFC Cup, from North Korea amid concerns over the impact of existing sanctions…

The Fifa Council is headed to Shanghai this week for its quarterly meeting on October 23-24, with one of the key items on the agenda being a final decision on whether Brazil, Indonesia or Peru will host…

The number of broadcast hours committed by rights-holding broadcasters to the Hyundai Archery World Cup has again shown a year-on-year increase

The National Basketball Association announced on Tuesday that selected 2019-20 regular-season games will be live streamed in the Philippines for free on social media platforms Facebook and Twitter.

The International Association of Athletics Federations has revised a plan announced earlier this year to cut the number of Diamond League events in 2020, and will instead launch a new second-tier tour…

The Philippines Basketball Association is set to announce a deal with the Hunan World Research Internet Co. Ltd (HWRICL) to air league games live and exclusively on television in China

Japan bowed out of its Rugby World Cup yesterday (Sunday) by setting yet more broadcast records, while New Zealand telco Spark said its under-fire service worked efficiently throughout quarter-final weekend

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries is seeking to increase its presence in the domestic sports streaming market in order to boost the appeal of mobile and broadband services from its telco subsidiary,…

Global milk products conglomerate Ausnutria Dairy has announced a brand partnership with the China Tennis Association, as part of which it has committed to donate ¥100m ($14.1m/€12.6m

China is set to be appointed host of the inaugural edition of an expanded football Club World Cup in 2021

Football world governing body Fifa's report on the 2019 Women's World Cup 2019 showed that Asia, led by China, was the largest broadcast market for the competition

International Paralympic Committee president Andrew Parsons revealed that a record number of 390,000 Japanese residents took part in the first Paralympic ticket lottery for Tokyo 2020, more than three…

The Asian Football Confederation is looking to recruit a head of media rights and a head of sponsorship to support the recently-appointed commercial director Andrew Rogers

City Football Group (CFG), which owns English Premier League champion Manchester City, has signed up Cisco as the official technology partner of the group