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Indian Super League football club Mumbai City FC, the subject of a takeover by the City Football Group, has signed up global sportswear brand Puma as its kit supplier

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…

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

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

Uday Shankar will step down as president of the Walt Disney Company in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region on December 31, the media and entertainment giant has announced

IMG-Reliance, the joint venture between the IMG agency and Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries, says it has raised record revenue on the back of sponsorship and licensing deals for the Indian Premier…

The International Cricket Council has appointed the experienced Sunil Manoharan from India-based pay-television broadcaster Star TV to a leading media rights position

The International Cricket Council has begun the tender process to select a host country merchandise licensing partner and an online merchandise partner for the Men’s T20 World Cup next year, and the M…

Mounting delays to 2022 World Cup qualifiers due to Covid-19 are becoming a problem and a shortening of the format is a possibility

Simon Chadwick, director of Eurasian Sport at emlyon Business School France/China, outlines the pressures being felt in the sports industry as political tensions ratchet up between China, the West and others.

SportBusiness reports back from the APOS 2020 Virtual Series, the online incarnation of the leading Asia-Pacific media, telecoms and entertainment industry conference hosted by Media Partners Asia.

SportBusiness speaks to Asian fan clubs of European football teams to see what they made of their favourite teams' efforts to keep them engaged during the pandemic.

When the Indian Premier League enacted cost-cutting measures in March 2020, franchises were shocked given the relative profitability in recent years. John Duerden takes a closer look at how the coronavirus outbreak led to the decision.

The 2020 Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament got underway on Saturday in the United Arab Emirates, after a six-month delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Online sports platform FanCode has acquired exclusive rights in India to German football’s Bundesliga.

Indian Premier League champions the Mumbai Indians have announced several new sponsorship deals and said their sponsorship income this season will match 2019

Indian Premier League (IPL) team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) has signed up multinational logistics company DP World as its latest sponsor

Dream11, the India-based fantasy gaming company which recently became the title sponsor of cricket's Indian Premier League, has announced investments totalling $225m (€190m) in a series E funding round, l…

Mixed martial arts promotion, the Professional Fighters League, has signed a ‘multi-year’ broadcast rights deal in India with the Discovery-owned Eurosport.

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said "important and intensive discussions" were taking place in the coming weeks about Covid-19 counter measures for the Tokyo Olympics

Indian Premier League cricket side Mumbai Indians have strengthened their health procedures for the upcoming IPL with the introduction of a smart ring personal health tracking device

The Indian Super League has opened an invitation-to-tender process for a new team to join the top tier of club football in the country this season, expanding the league from ten to 11 teams

The Indian Premier League has released the schedule for its 2020 season in the United Arab Emirates

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise SunRisers Hyderabad has signed up automotive services specialists Valvoline as its new main sponsor

America's top athletes could be banned from the Olympics and other major international sporting events if the US follows through on its threat to withdraw funding from the World Anti-Doping Agency - Reuters

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)  has added credit card payment app Cred as the latest sponsor for its Twenty20 cricket franchise tournament, the Indian Premier League (IPL).

London-based investor Lindsell Train has increased stakes in sports and entertainment companies including Manchester United, Disney and World Wrestling Entertainment - Financial Times

Indian tyre manufacturer BKT Tires has agreed sponsorship deals with six Indian Premier League teams covering this year's tournament

Twelve members of the Chennai Super Kings Indian Premier League team have tested positive for Covid-19, prompting its star batsman Suresh Raina to fly home to India and causing jitters ahead of the league's…

Indian online sports platform FanCode has added ‘FanCode Shop’, an online sports merchandise store, to its multi-sport aggregator platform.

The 2021 Hong Kong Marathon has been postponed. The race was due to take place on January 24

India will host the multi-sport Brics Games next year alongside the Khelo India Games, its annual youth sports competition, India’s Sports Minister has confirmed.

The former US ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar has resigned from the board of Axington, a firm linked to Bellagraph Nova Group, the company claiming to be bidding for English football club Newcastle…

There has been a surge in sponsorship dealmaking ahead of this year's Indian Premier League T20 tournament, which starts in the United Arab Emirates on September 19

Chinese police, working with the US Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group, seized more than 120,000 counterfeit golf products in raids of online golf retailers in four cities

Indian retailer Future Group has pulled out of its sponsorship of the Indian Premier League. The company is suffering financial problems linked to Covid-19

International Paralympic Committee president Andrew Parsons said next year's Paralympics could not go ahead at the current risk level for Covid-19, noting that some para-athletes were particularly vulnerable…