South-East Asia

Sports industry data firm Nielsen Sports has closed its Singapore office, which covered the Southeast Asia region

Thailand is hopeful of hosting its postponed MotoGP race in November after a delay caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

The semi-finals and finals of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown, the innovative tennis event created by French tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou, will be shown by pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports across…

The Singapore Premier League will launch its own football video game tournament, premiering on July 11

After months of speculation, the Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup is reportedly set to be postponed this week. Australian media reports say an official announcement will be made on Friday.

Formula One motor-racing returned at the weekend after its Covid-19 suspension with a grand prix behind closed doors at Austria's Red Bull Ring

Dentsu, the Japanese advertising agency heavily involved in sports marketing, has concluded a number of broadcast deals for the J.League ahead of the Japanese top flight’s resumption on July 4.

Sports data and technology company Genius Sports has agreed a live streaming deal with the Volleyball Association of Singapore

Sports apparel brand Warrix has been appointed the official football supplier of the 2020 Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup

Lee Choong Khay, head of sport at Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro, implores rights-holders and broadcasters to take the opportunity of the Covid-19 interruption to reconsider the sports media rights model.

Singapore’s biggest annual sporting event, the Formula 1 Grand Prix, has become a casualty of the pandemic, but as a regional hub for major sports agencies and with a track record of hosting major events, ‘destination Singapore’ is preparing to welcome back sport with a cost-conscious approach.

Mohit Lalvani, founder and CEO of 1 Play Sports, the Singapore-based sports streaming services provider, identifies a potentially valuable avenue for sponsorship during the pandemic, that may resonate with the public and governments

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.

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon has been pushed back to 2022 due to Covid-19

World Rugby, the global governing body for rugby union, has announced that the remainder of the 2019-20 World Sevens Series has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with New Zealand awarded the…

The International Esports Federation has revealed plans to launch a ‘World Super League’ alongside its annual Esports World Championship.

Singapore-based mixed martial arts promoter One Championship will resume its flagship event schedule behind closed doors on July 31 in Bangkok

Swiss federal prosecutors are targeting former European football head Michel Platini in a widening of their probe into a CHF2m ($2.1m/€2.9

German Bundesliga team Borussia Dortmund have announced plans to replace their scheduled summer tour of Asia with a 'virtual tour' of online events in August

Asian gamers and professional footballers will become team mates when a new Fifa esports series kicks off later this month with competitions in four countries

The Walt Disney Company's Indian streaming platform Disney Plus Hotstar has appointed former Google executive Sunil Rayan as president and head

Dentsu is increasing its esports footprint by establishing a strategic partnership with the Singapore-based Global Esports Federation to promote the development of esports

English Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has encouraged fans to stay away from stadiums, as the league prepares to resume play today

The US Open tennis tournament is to go ahead as planned pending formal government approval. The ATP and WTA are expected to approve a plan for the tournament, which is set for August 31 to September 13

Singapore-based mixed martial arts promoter One Championship has raised $70m (€62.2m) from investors while revealing a hefty cut to its global headcount.

The Indian cricket team's upcoming tours of Sri Lanka, in June, and Zimbabwe, in August, have been called off due to the Covid-19 threat - ESPNCricinfo

The Formula 1 season has shortened further with news that three more ‘fly away’ grands prix in Singapore, Japan, and Azerbaijan have been cancelled.

Boxers Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed terms for two world heavyweight title fights, promoter Eddie Hearn has said - Sky Sports

The German Bundesliga has agreed a new five-year, exclusive media-rights deal with agency Next Media in Vietnam, covering the seasons from 2020-21 to 2024-25

Several thousand fans will be permitted to attend the Australian Football League game between the Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide at the Adelaide Oval this Saturday night

Football in Vietnam returned this weekend to packed crowds as the Covid-19 threat in the country appears to have abated. In one of three opening V

New Zealand's National Basketball League has launched a direct-to-consumer global streaming service that will allow viewers outside of the country to pay to watch coverage of the competition

The Football Association of Thailand has announced that the country's top football league, Thai League 1, will restart on September 12, 2020, and the season will run until May 15, 2021

Vietnamese battery manufacturer Pinaco has extended its partnership with the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup to cover this year's tournament

The promoter of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix has said it would be "unfeasible" for it to stage a race with no fans. The race is scheduled for September 20

The shutdown of professional sport in Japan will have cost the economy ¥274.7bn ($2.6bn/€2.4b

Details have been reported of a 37-page memo from golf's PGA Tour to its players, outlining the Covid-19 measures that will be taken when the series resumes next month