Hong Kong

This year’s Hong Kong Open, an International-tier tournament on the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour, has been postponed amid ongoing government protests in the region.

Football world governing body Fifa has allowed Iraq to host their national team's upcoming World Cup qualifying games in their southern city, Basra, following a "security assessment by a Fifa delegation"

The 2019 running of the the Hong Kong E-Prix could be the last unless the track is extended, according to the South China Morning Post

Cycling’s Hammer Series will head to Asia later this year through the formation of a new event in Hong Kong.

French Ligue 1 football club Paris Saint-Germain has partnered with Asian sports marketing agency Desports in a move designed to further its global development.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced that six locations will stage legs of its Track Cycling World Cup in 2018-19, with only Milton in Canada returning as a host destination from last season.

Hong Kong will host the 2022 edition of the Gay Games, becoming the first Asian city to stage the sports and cultural event.

Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has announced that four destinations will contend hosting rights for the 2022 and 2024 editions of its World Swimming Championships (25m) events.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said the country could join forces with neighbouring North Korea in a joint bid for the Fifa 2030 World Cup, while Hong Kong has expressed an interest in joining China in its effort to land hosting rights to a future edition of the national football team tournament.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced the 12 cities that will host 2018 World Tour events with a number of changes made to the second season of the two-tier structure for the series.

Hong Kong’s Mega Events Fund, which provides financial support to a number of leading sports events in the Asian territory, is set to be discontinued next year.

A lucrative new table tennis league for the Asia-Pacific region will launch next year, it has been confirmed.

The International Golf Federation (IGF) has announced that Hong Kong will host the sport’s 2020 World Amateur Team Championships.

The Hong Kong Cricket Association (HKCA) has announced that its Hong Kong Sixes tournament will return next year, with the national team competition having last been staged in 2012.

Sailing’s Volvo Ocean Race will travel to Hong Kong for the first time in 2018, it has been confirmed.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has confirmed that Hong Kong will host its Track Cycling World Championships next year, while president Brian Cookson said he remains confident that the velodrome for this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be completed in time.

Hong Kong is set to make a belated entrance to the Formula E electric auto racing championship after organisers said it would join the race calendar for season three.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has awarded the final leg of its 2015-16 Track Cycling World Cup to Hong Kong.

The Hong Kong Cycling Association (HKCA) has called for commercial support in its efforts to land a round of the Track Cycling World Cup, adding that it is the only city to have so far expressed an interest in the 2015-16 series.

Sanzar’s bid to establish a Super Rugby expansion franchise in the Asian market has suffered a blow with Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) president Trevor Gregory stating the continent is not ready to host a team.

The Formula E motor racing championship has finalised its calendar for its debut season, with Rio de Janeiro stepping in to replace Hong Kong on the 2014-15 schedule.

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has announced that it has received bids from four venues for its World Cup Finals events in 2017.

TVB has acquired the free-to-air and pay-television rights to broadcast the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Hong Kong.

The International Aquatics Federation (FINA) has announced that three candidates have entered bids for the 2016 and 2018 editions of the World Swimming Championships (25m).

UBS has elected to extend its title sponsorship of golf’s Hong Kong Open to the 2012 tournament, easing fears over the future of the key European and Asian Tour event.

The International Rugby Board (IRB) has furthered its quest to develop the sport in Asia and South America by announcing that Chile and Hong Kong will host the Junior World Rugby Trophy in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

The World Tenpin Bowling Association (WTBA) has awarded the 2014 and 2016 WTBA World Youth Championships to Hong Kong and Lincoln, Nebraska respectively.

The annual Hong Kong Tennis Classic has been postponed due to a lack of sponsorship, organisers of the event confirmed on Tuesday.

Manchester United’s mooted partial stock market flotation in the Far East is targeted towards the club’s huge Asian fanbase, according to a financial expert.

Asian sports broadcaster ESPN Star Sports (ESS) has launched ESPN HD and ESPNews on IPTV platform Now TV in Hong Kong.

Cathay Pacific and HSBC have signed up as the new co-title sponsors of the world-famous Hong Kong Sevens from 2012-15, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) has announced.

Japan has been confirmed as the sole host country of the 2019 Rugby World Cup after Hong Kong and Singapore withdrew as potential destinations for matches.

UEFA announced on Wednesday that i-Cable had retained its exclusive broadcast rights for the 2012-15 Champions League and Europa League in Hong Kong.