This third annual survey of global sports media consumption by Perform, KantarSport and TV Sports Markets takes our research wider and deeper than before. Wider, because the number of territories covered has increased from 10 to 14, with the inclusion this year of important growth markets such as India, Indonesia, Japan and Turkey. Deeper, because we have asked questions designed to burrow down into new areas, such as consumers’ second-screen activities, that have not been properly examined until now.
North and South Korea will field joint teams in several sports at this year’s Asian Games in Indonesia, building on the collaboration at the Pyeongchang winter Olympic Games earlier this year.
The Belgian Football Association (URBSFA/KBVB) and Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) have agreed new data-based partnerships with SciSports and Genius Sports, respectively.
The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has awarded hosting rights for the 2023 Basketball World Cup to the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia.
The 2018 Asian Games Organising Committee (INASGOC) and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) have signed off on a revised hosting contract for next year’s edition of the multi-sport showpiece, with the latter body expressing its confidence in Indonesia’s preparations for the Games.
The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF), the umbrella body of the football associations of the Association of Southeast Nations, has declared its support for a proposed joint bid from Indonesia and Thailand to host the 2034 Fifa World Cup.
The Indonesian Masters has today (Thursday) been confirmed as the new season-ending event for the 2017 season of golf’s Asian Tour.
The Dentsu Sports Asia (DSA) agency has agreed a four-year partnership with the Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) to market the organisation’s commercial rights as the country prepares to host the Asian Games multi-sport event next year.
Joko Driyono, acting secretary general of the Indonesian Football Association (PSSI), has said the body is seeking to lead a Southeast Asian bid for the 2034 edition of the Fifa World Cup.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has cancelled its inaugural World Beach Championships, which were scheduled to take place next month, due to financial difficulties at the local organising committee.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced that China, Indonesia, Thailand and South Korea have all expressed an interest in hosting the 2023 edition of its showpiece Asian Cup national team tournament.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has announced that the Indonesian island of Bali will host its first-ever World Beach Championships later this year.
Japan’s Aichi Prefecture has said it will bid to host the 2026 Asian Games, as Jakarta’s Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has raised question marks over the Indonesian capital’s status as the main hub of the 2018 edition of the multi-sport event.
Indonesia is closing in on a return to the MotoGP calendar after further talks were held regarding the country’s inclusion in the motorcycling series from the 2017 season.
Golf’s Asian Tour has confirmed that Singapore will this year host a new event after organisers of the Indonesia Open requested their tournament be postponed.