South Korea

The Korea Professional Football League and sports data and betting services company Sportradar have renewed their wide-ranging global media and betting rights deal for another four years, with sponsorship…

Multi-platform subscription broadcaster DAZN has acquired rights to the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, GT Masters and GT4 Germany touring cars series in eight markets

Hana Bank has extended as an ‘Official Partner’ of the Korean Football Association for 10 more years until 2033, confirming the Korean bank’s place at the forefront of the governing body’s portfolio. The

The UFC's senior vice president in Asia, Kevin Chang, needs more local talent to fuel commercial growth in Asia. That's why his promotion is doing the job itself.

Major League Baseball is reportedly planning on staging regular-season games in South Korea for the first time in 2024, with Paris also being lined up to host fixtures the following year

South Korean e-commerce company Coupang has secured exclusive rights to all Asian Football Confederation (AFC) properties from 2025 to 2028

Hyundai has announced a three-year extension of its sponsorship agreement with World Archery

Korean luxury car brand Genesis has been announced as the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Korea Championship, a new golf event that will be co-sanctioned by the DP World Tour and the Korea Professional…

Global tire company Hankook Tire has announced that it has continued its deal with Major League Baseball as its official tire in the United States and South Korea in a 'multi-year' agreement

Seoul will look to bid for the 2036 Olympic and Paralympic Games, but will not seek to rekindle a proposal put forward for the 2032 Games involving North Korean capital Pyongyang, while Latvia has looked…

South Korean streaming platform Coupang Play has secured a long-term association with Formula 1 by agreeing a rights deal with the motor racing championship

The sports ministers of China, Japan and Korea have adopted a joint statement on increasing cooperation between the three countries on sports projects

The South Korean city of Gwangju has moved to restart a proposed joint bid with Daegu for the 2038 edition of the Asian Games multi-sport event

Seoul will host the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships for the third time in 2025, after the International Skating Union (ISU) awarded hosting rights for three of its major events

Pay broadcaster Premier Sports Asia has acquired exclusive live rights in more than 20 markets in Asia for Australia's National Rugby League in a five-year deal from 2023 to 2027

US-based mixed martial arts promotion the Professional Fighters League has agreed a two-year renewal of its deal with South Korean rights-holder, media group IB Sports, as it plans to stage an event in…

American-Australian investment company Crest Sports and Entertainment will be the lead investor in a new $40m (€38m) Series C fundraising round by nascent Asian basketball league the East Asia Super L…

The DP World Tour and PGA Tour have expanded their relationship with the Korea Professional Golfers’ Association (KPGA), with a new $2m (€1.9m) tournament to debut in the country next year.