Matchroom Boxing is making a move into Japan, after signing an agreement with Rakuten Ticket, Inc and Never Say Never (NSN), a sports entertainment and marketing company
The commercial success of the upcoming Fiba Basketball World Cup in south-east Asia will ensure the sport’s governing body breaks even for the four-year cycle despite the devastating impact of the global p…
The abundance of Japanese national team players in the Bundesliga has encouraged Abema, the Japanese streaming platform, to commit to another season of showing Germany's top football league
Australia and Japan's rugby union teams will face each other more often throughout this decade as their respective governing bodies forge closer commercial and governance ties
Spanish LaLiga football club RCD Mallorca has agreed a two-season extension to its main sponsor deal with Japan’s Taica Corporation.
A blackout of the Fifa Women's World Cup has been averted in Japan, after state broadcaster NHK stepped up to acquire the rights at late notice
Sports drink and nutrition brand Gatorade has agreed a deal to sponsor this year’s Fiba Basketball World Cup, which will take place in Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines.
LaLiga is set to be shown by streaming services only in Japan from next season, after securing a new rights agreement with U-Next and a renewal with DAZN
The Formula E electric car-racing series has confirmed plans to race in Tokyo for the first time, with the Japanese capital set to host a street event next March
Japan coach Futoshi Ikeda has expressed his concern over the current impasse for domestic broadcast rights to the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup, stating that a lack of Japanese television coverage of the t…
Japanese pay-television broadcaster Wowow is to show matches from Celtic's pre-season tour of the country
Japanese pay-television broadcaster Wowow has conceded defeat in its bid to retain rights to LaLiga, which is set to bring an end to its 20-year coverage of Spanish football's top flight
German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich has announced a pre-season tour of Japan as the league looks to continue its brand-building efforts in the market in partnership with local media rights-holder Sky…
Hironori Aoki, chairman of Aoki Holdings, has been handed a suspended prison sentence for bribing a former member of the organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Content Arena, the technology platform that facilitates sports media rights trading, has added the J.League, organising body of the top two domestic football leagues in Japan, as its latest client
Japan is considering a bid to host the men’s Rugby World Cup in 2035 as part of a plan that would also see it stage the women’s event in 2037.
Yasuhiro Yamashita, chairman of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC), has revealed that Sapporo’s bid to host the 2030 Winter Olympic Games could be pushed back by four years amid local opposition caused b…
DAZN and Japan's J.League have agreed another extension to their domestic media rights deal, ensuring their agreement will run for an extra five years until the end of the 2033 season