China

Chinese sportswear company Anta Sports Products has said it expects net profit for 2019 to rise at least 45 per cent from a year ago, following robust sales growth including an improved performance at…

English Premier League football club Manchester United has today (Friday) struck an agreement with Alibaba Group, through which a range of content will be distributed across the Chinese e-commerce company’s p…

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics organising committee has signed the People's Insurance Company of China as the Games' tenth official partner

Chinese video sharing and online-gaming website Bilibili has sealed a three-year deal for exclusive broadcast rights to Riot Games' annual League of Legends World Championship, its winning bid of ¥800m …

The General Administration of Sport of China revealed plans to launch a sport industry investment fund to stimulate sports-related businesses and brands, after a Friday teleconference attended by the GAS…

Representatives from the Chinese General Administration of Sport (GAS), sports associations, athletes and sponsors announced a new collective brand for all of Chinese national sport named 'TEAM CHINA'…

Anne Zhao, the managing director of the Chinese arm of the Infront agency, has resigned and is to be replaced by current deputy managing director Dana Song

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has awarded the Chinese resort of Harbin hosting rights for the first-ever edition of its Winter Triathlon World Cup

Chinese consumer electronics company Haier has issued a statement refuting media reports about a potential £70m-per-season ($122.8m/€81.7m

A two-year IPO freeze has hit Chinese sport companies, with numbers down and Wanda Sports’ listing a high-profile disappointment. How did ‘IPO fever’ fade, and will things change in 2020? Chen Yaolin reports.

China’s General Administration of Sport has announced a new collective brand for all national sport named Team China. Zhang Dan investigates the new marketing initiative.

The organisers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics have adopted a less-is-more approach to their domestic sponsorship programme. Zhang Dan reports on their progress in becoming the first city to host both the summer and winter Games.

The legends of Li Na, Kim Yuna and Lee Chong Wei have all retired and their absences leave gaping holes in their sports back home, one that sponsors and associations are keen to fill as quickly as possible. 

World Athletics has awarded hosting rights for its 2022 Indoor Championships and Half Marathon Championships to Belgrade and Yangzhou, respectively

The Chinese Basketball Association, the sport's top league in China, has announced a multi-year integrity partnership with sports data, media and betting services company Sportradar

The Chinese Football Association has instructed Chinese clubs to halt player contract talks as it prepares to introduce new regulations, including a salary cap, next month

The Asociación de Clubes Españoles de Baloncesto (ACB), which organises the top tier of club basketball in Spain, has signed a wide-ranging collaboration agreement with Ningbo Weilburg Tianshan Investment M…

Chengdu Airline has been unveiled as the title sponsor of the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) Men’s World Cup, which takes place in the Chinese city from November 29 to December 1.

China's Supreme People's Court this week introduced criminal punishments for a range of sports doping-related activities, to take effect from January 1, 2020

The International University Sports Federation re-elected Russia's Oleg Matytsin as president and elected China's Shen Zhen as vice-chairman, at its general assembly in Turin, Italy on Saturday

Indonesia's National Olympic Committee chief Raja Spata Oktohari said on Saturday that China will support an Indonesian bid to host the 2032 Olympics

The Chinese Ministry of Education released an updated list of higher vocational education programs offering training in ice and snow sports facility maintenance and management, to meet increasing demand…

After local media reported an increase of the Chinese Super League's quota for foreign  players last week, the Chinese Football Association released a statement on Tuesday saying those reports are "completely …

Esports showpiece the League of Legends World Championship will return to China next year, with Shanghai Stadium named as host

A stream of an NBA game between Miami Heat and the LA Lakers by Chinese platform Tencent Sports was interrupted on Saturday because a man seated in the front row of the crowd was wearing a shirt with the…

PGA Tour Series-China has announced it will hold two qualifying tournaments in Guangzhou and Haikou, China, as well as two others in Lagoi, Indonesia and Phuket, Thailand

Chinese automotive manufacturer Dongfeng Fengshen has agreed a deal with the International Table Tennis Federation to become a major partner of three major events, two of which are being staged in China

ESPN announced Wednesday that the first Winter X Games to be held in China will be in the district of Chongli, in Hebei province, on February 21-23, 2020

The Chinese Basketball Association has agreed a sponsorship deal with Chinese dairy products company Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group, which will become a partner of the Chinese domestic league

Uefa and the Beijing-based Shankai Sports agency on Wednesday officially launched a sales process allowing Chinese fans to buy hospitality packages and tickets to Euro 2020 matches

The Chinese Basketball Association has agreed a sponsorship deal with tourist resort operator Chimelong Group, which will become a partner of the Chinese domestic league

Chinese tech giant Tencent has agreed a deal to be Official Internet Partner of the 31st Summer Universiade, which takes place in Chengdu, China in August 2021

The International Olympic Committee has agreed its latest commercial agreement with a Chinese entity through a deal with sportswear company Anta

Wanda Sports Group (WSG), the owner of the Infront agency and World Triathlon Corp., has expanded its board of directors by appointing Kenneth Jarrett as an independent director

The 2019 Pacific-Asia Curling Championships, a national team event run by the World Curling Federation, will take place at Shenzhen's Universiade Sports Center from November 2 to 9

Beijing Beiao Group has been named as the Official Sports Presentations and Victory Ceremonies sponsor of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games

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…