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
Four senior executives at India's leading sports pay-television platform Star Sports, including chief executive Gautam Thakar, have resigned from the business, according to local media reports
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…
Indian pay-television broadcaster Star Sports has acquired rights to the Scottish Premiership as part of an agreement that also includes the granting of additional content from top-tier side Rangers
The International Cricket Council has appointed the experienced Sunil Manoharan from India-based pay-television broadcaster Star TV to a leading media rights position
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.
Media companies Tower Sports and SportzWorkz have expanded their association with the Pakistan Cricket Board by agreeing a new production deal with the governing body
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The Pakistan Cricket Board is seeking a new international rights deal for its franchise-based Twenty20 competition, the Pakistan Super League, after terminating its contract with Techfront International…
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…
Round-Up: World Cup qualifiers become ‘a problem’, U17 World Cup under threat, SA’s Southern Kings enter liquidation, and more
Mounting delays to 2022 World Cup qualifiers due to Covid-19 are becoming a problem and a shortening of the format is a possibility
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
The Pakistan Cricket Board has agreed a new three-year domestic broadcast rights and cable distribution deal with state broadcaster PTV Sports and I-Media Communication Services, respectively, with international…
OTT operator YuppTV has acquired digital streaming rights to cricket’s Indian Premier League in a host of territories.
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.
Round-Up: Olympics Covid-19 discussions underway, human rights groups question Beijing 2022, PCB increases cricketer pay, and more
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
Chinese streaming platform PP Sports is going to sue the English Premier League over the termination of their media-rights contract for the 2019-20 to 2021-22 cycle, according to Chinese news service Beijing…
Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise SunRisers Hyderabad has signed up automotive services specialists Valvoline as its new main sponsor
Round-Up: Wada threat to US athletes, Kooyong Classic cancelled, Williams family leaves F1, and more
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
T20 cricket franchise leagues in Pakistan and Sri Lanka have announced plans to play later this year. Meanwhile, Indian Premier League preparations continue, with teams adding more sponsorship deals
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).
Round-Up: UK investor increases sports stakes, no bids for India kit rights, Red Bull releases Royals doco, and more
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