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Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has finalised a deal for media rights for Major League Soccer in 11 markets in the Asia-Pacific region

Lu Yiwen, the deputy director of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region's (GZAR) sports bureau, said on Wednesday that Guangxi plans for more joint sports events with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations…

ESPN Star Sports (ESS), the Asian arm of the international sports broadcaster, has held on to its media rights for the English Premier League in Asia, agreeing deals covering 18 markets until 2013.

Golf’s Asian Tour hailed the success of Korean golfer Yang Yong-eun in helping it secure a television rights deal in the UK and Ireland with pay-broadcaster BSkyB.

In a first for the Commonwealth Games, parts of central and south-east Asia will enjoy both television and radio coverage of the event, increasing the reach by 10 countries and some 500 million television viewers compared to Manchester.

Asia sport network ESPN Star Sports has signed its first-ever terrestrial carriage deals in Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Several countries have withdrawn from events in December's Asian Games, officials of host country Thailand have reported.

Cambodia has not paid subscriptions to two shooting federations and so can not take part in the event at the Asian Games in Bangkok next month, a sports official has said.

Athletes from cash-strapped Laos and Cambodia will be given free accomodation at next week's Asian Games in Thailand, officials have said.

Thai immigration police have said they had detained four Pakistanis they suspect may have been plotting a bomb attack during the Asian Games.

Retailer FJ Benjamin has scored an exclusive deal with English soccer champions Manchester United to sell club merchandise and set up a chain of theme stores and cafes across soccer-crazy South-east Asia.

The 20th Southeast Asian games begin on Saturday with attention focused as much on the tiny sultanate of Brunei as the actual competition itself.

Sporting group Royal Clicks Ltd said on Thursday its new joint venture with Sports Equipment (Far East) Pte Ltd had secured exclusive distribution and licensing rights for soccer brand Umbro for nine countries.

A new downtown stadium renovation scheme is underway in an unlikely location - Cambodia?s capital city, Phnom Penh.

Indonesia have been awarded the right to hold the 2002 Tiger Cup by the Asian Football Federation four years after civil unrest forced the nation to relinquish hosting the event.

The English Football Association and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have put the finishing touches to a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will lead to long-term technical co-operation between the two governing bodies.