Indian Subcontinent

The former head of Disney in Asia, Uday Shankar, is forming a new venture with James Murdoch to invest in technology and media opportunities in India and other Asian markets

LaLiga has announced a media rights agreement in China with telco China Mobile, and launched a tender for rights in the Indian subcontinent

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has agreed a rights deal in India with the New Japan Pro-Wrestling organisation

IMG has moved to counter reports that its 13-year event management rights contract with Twenty20 cricket competition the Indian Premier League has been terminated, issuing a statement in which it said…

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has acquired exclusive rights in India to the forthcoming cricket series between the United Arab Emirates and Ireland

The Indian cricket team is reported to be unhappy at what it sees as overly restrictive quarantine restrictions during its tour in Australia, raising doubts over the location of the planned fourth Test…

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has raised BDT17.9 crore (€1.7m/$2.1m) from its sale of broadcast rights to Bangladesh’s forthcoming home series against West Indies.

Sri Lanka Cricket has added paint manufacturer JAT Holdings to its sponsorship portfolio as well as confirming an extension with long-term sponsor Dialog Axiata

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries has acquired sports and entertainment marketing agency IMG's 50-per-cent stake in their joint venture IMG-Reliance

AISTS is proud to launch 2 new programs in India beginning 1st March 2021. This program aims to increase sport awareness and develop Indian students to work in the local and international sport industry

IPL driving growth in Indian fantasy sports sector Users predicted to hit 100m this year Sector continues to face legal challenges

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.

The Badminton World Federation announced the calendar for the first half of 2021, together with procedures for reopening the BWF World Rankings and information related to qualification and seedings for…

The Chinese Football Association said the number of teams participating in the Chinese Super League will increase from 16 to 18 from 2023, and the second-tier League One will expand to 20 teams, while…

The All India Football Federation has joined Saudi Arabia and Qatar in formally announcing its candidature to host the AFC Asian Cup 2027

The Board of Control for Cricket in India and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have announced the venues and dates for India’s upcoming home series against England, adding that due to the ongoing C…

Two major cricket tours have been scheduled for early next year, with England to visit Sri Lanka and, for the first time since 2007, South Africa to tour Pakistan

Sports technology services provider Deltatre has extended an agreement with football’s Indian Super League to design, develop, and deploy broadcast graphics.

The inaugural edition of the Premier Handball League in India is to launch later this month. The first season of the PHL will take place in Jaipur with 33 matches to be played in 18 days

The Board of Control for Cricket in India will discuss the addition of two new franchise teams to the Indian Premier League T20 tournament in 2021 at its annual general meeting later this month

Knight Riders Group, the owners of Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders, has become significant stakeholders in Major League Cricket, representing a potentially major boost to the growth…

Scottish Premiership side Rangers has forged closer ties with the Indian market in a deal to stream free UK coverage of Indian Super League matches on its club Facebook page

Sports data and content supplier Sportradar has agreed a ‘multi-year’ renewal to its integrity services agreement with the Indian Super League.

Streaming platform LIVENow has broadened its cricket portfolio by acquiring rights to the new Lanka Premier League tournament

Indian broadcaster Sony Pictures Sports Network has signed 15 sponsors for India’s cricket tour of Australia.

Sri Lankan state-owned broadcaster ITN has acquired domestic rights to the Lanka Premier League

The three-round qualification tournament before the first round of the Australian Open could be axed to guarantee the grand slam will only be delayed one week – The Age S

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu is the third state to ban online games and gambling, with the state of Karnataka also said to be considering similar action

The first Grand Slam of 2021 could be delayed by one or two weeks from the scheduled January 18 start, due to Covid-19

Cristiano Ronaldo has signed an exclusive partnership with Chinese video-sharing app Kuaishou to provide short-form videos to his Chinese fans – Sportsmoney.c

The England cricket team will make its first visit to Pakistan since 2005 when it plays two Twenty20 internationals in Karachi in October 2021

The Board of Control for Cricket in India will launch a tender for one or two new franchise teams to join the Indian Premier League in the coming weeks, according to local news reports

Amazon has acquired the media rights in India for international cricket matches played in New Zealand in a deal covering the Southern Hemisphere summer cricket seasons from 2020-21 to 2025-26

The Lanka Premier League will start five days later from November 27 to December 17 and will only be played at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota

The Madras High Court has issued notices to India cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Board of Control for Cricket in India president Sourav Ganguly for endorsing online cricket fantasy league apps

Two torches that will be used in the Olympic and Paralympic torch relays at the postponed Tokyo Games next summer have started an eight-month tour of Tokyo