South-East Asia

A week before the Philippines hosts the 30th Southeast Asian Games, National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge Lt. Gen

Automotive brand MG Motor has agreed a deal to sponsor the upcoming Southeast Asian Games multi-sport event in the Philippines

The newly-launched Esports Pro League (ESPL) has signed a broadcast partnership with eGG Network, Southeast Asia’s largest esports television channel.

Indonesian public-service broadcaster TVRI has acquired rights for this year's inaugural 8 Hours of Sepang motorcycle racing event, in a deal with Eurosport Events, the commercial rights-holder of the…

DAZN Media, a wing of the DAZN sports OTT platform, is creating a social media content campaign for German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund, aimed at fans in Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia

The Malaysian Hockey Confederation has elected seven new staff to its leadership committee for the next four years, after a turbulent two weeks of campaigning

Indonesia's National Olympic Committee chief Raja Spata Oktohari said on Saturday that China will support an Indonesian bid to host the 2032 Olympics

Indonesian media company Mola TV has acquired OTT rights for all matches from Uefa Euro 2020

The Southeast Asian National Olympic Committees Women in Sports summit will be hosted by the Philippine Olympic Committee on November 27 and 28, right before the start of the Southeast Asian Games, which…

The Philippines' sports industry is looking at this year's SEA Games as a springboard to host the 2030 Asian Games, one of the biggest multi-sports events in the world. John Duerden looks at whether they can make the leap.

The Bundesliga’s head of APAC Kevin Sim is deep in talks with potential media-rights partners for the cycle from 2020-21. Kevin McCullagh talks to him about his expectations for the market.

The Southeast Asian Games has grown to be unrecognisable from its first edition in Bangkok in 1959. Is it still relevant for the region, or has it been supplanted by its bigger brother, the Asian Games?

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Global Rapid Rugby, a new club competition incorporating former Super Rugby franchise Western Force, has today (Thursday) revealed plans for its debut season with teams representing Fiji, Samoa, Hong Kong…

National free-to-air channel CNN Philippines has acquired rights in the country to the NBA basketball league

The SPIA Asia sports industry awards event and conference has announced its nominations shortlist for 2019 and a partnership with the Philippines' Tourism Promotions Board

The Asian Football Confederation has said the only Asian qualifiers for the revamped Fifa Club World Cup will be via the AFC Champions League, contradicting a claim that the Asean Football Federation's…

The NBA basketball league has extended partnerships with digital services and telecommunications providers Globe Telecom, Smart Communications and PLDT to distribute its NBA League Pass subscription service…

A new Asean Club Championship football tournament is to launch in 2020 after being endorsed by the Asian Football Confederation and Fifa

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas has agreed a deal to be the official fuel supplier for the Moto2 and Moto3 motorcycle racing series for the three years from 2020 until 2022

Sports data and content company Sportradar has agreed an OTT partnership with Max World Sport, the company behind Thailand’s largest Muay Thai promotion, Max Muay Thai, as well as joining forces with USA…

The Football Association of Indonesian (PSSI) elected Mochamad Iriawan, the commissioner-general of the country's National Police, as its new leader during a congress in Jakarta on Saturday

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday with football's global governing body Fifa, to increase football-related social responsibility projects…

Football’s English Premier League has claimed a win against the piracy of its content after an electronics retailer in Singapore was convicted of selling illegal streaming devices (ISDs).

Indonesian media group MNC has acquired rights for Asian Football Confederation events in the 2021 to 2024 period, the first deal of the new sales cycle being conducted by the DDMC Fortis agency

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed today (Friday) that the final of its AFC Cup competition will now be held in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur and not the Chinese city of Shanghai…

Fifa has appointed Indonesia host of the U20 World Cup in 2021, after a vote at the governing body's council meeting in Shanghai on Thursday. Indonesia was chosen over Brazil and Peru

A new partnership formed by Indonesian media group Surya Citra Media, satellite direct-to-home TV provider Nex Parabola and satellite operator SES will live-broadcast Uefa Champions League and Europa League…

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) will be holding two regional forums in Bangkok in November, focusing on next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo

The Fifa Council is headed to Shanghai this week for its quarterly meeting on October 23-24, with one of the key items on the agenda being a final decision on whether Brazil, Indonesia or Peru will host…

The National Basketball Association announced on Tuesday that selected 2019-20 regular-season games will be live streamed in the Philippines for free on social media platforms Facebook and Twitter.

The Philippines Basketball Association is set to announce a deal with the Hunan World Research Internet Co. Ltd (HWRICL) to air league games live and exclusively on television in China

Singapore telco Starhub has acquired rights to broadcast seven regular-season National Basketball Association games per week in a multi-year deal starting with the 2019-20 season, which tips off October…

Vietnam battery brand Pinaco has signed an agreement with the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organising Commitee to take a platinum-level sponsorship for the upcoming SEA Games and Asean Para Games

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has received new and amended bids for the next editions of its men’s and women’s World Cups after electing to reopen the process.

Lu Yiwen, the deputy director of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region's (GZAR) sports bureau, said on Wednesday that Guangxi plans for more joint sports events with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations…

The National Olympic Committee of Thailand, Sports Authority of Thailand, Qatar Olympic Committee and Aspire Academy signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday for joint work on sports initiatives