South Korea

Korean baseball, football and volleyball leagues are welcoming fans back to stadiums in Seoul this week as the government relaxes pandemic-related restrictions

South Korean firm Eclat Media Group has announced the launch of its SPOTV pay-television and digital platform in Southeast Asia, and the addition of Wimbledon and US Open tennis to its rights portfolio

Singapore will host the entire 2020 Suzuki Cup national team football tournament, in a break with tradition for the competition due to the pandemic

Sportfive helps iconic NBA franchise bring in its first global marketing partner

English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur has agreed a deal for skySports to become the exclusive Korean broadcast partner for its weekly highlights programme

South Korea and the United States have become the first two bidders for the 2027 World University Games under the International University Sports Federation’s (FISU’s) revamped bidding process for its…

Coupang Play, the streaming service of Korean e-commerce group Coupang, has agreed a four-year sponsorship deal with the Korea Football Association

Sports rights formerly held by Fox Sports Asia, which is shutting down next month, have attracted bids from several companies interested in taking over the Disney-owned pay-television platform's position…

Korean internet streaming firms Wavve and Afreeca, along with telco LG U+, are the latest to secure non-exclusive streaming rights to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Korea in sublicensing agreements with the…

Internet services company Naver has acquired non-exclusive streaming rights for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in South Korea, in a sublicensing deal with the Korea Pool grouping of terrestrial broadcasters

The KBO League, the top tier of club baseball in South Korea, has suspended its ongoing 2021 regular season due to an outbreak of Covid-19 cases

Media group CJ ENM has acquired the media rights for the German Bundesliga in South Korea, in a three-season deal covering 2021-22 to 2023-24.

Korean e-commerce group Coupang’s proposed Tokyo 2020 Olympics streaming rights sublicensing deal has fallen through.

The main venue of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea has been sold for KRW710bn ($629m/€527m) after its state-run operator ran into debt problems.

New Uefa club competition media rights agreements in South Korea, Vietnam, Mongolia and Uzbekistan were confirmed in an updated list of deals published yesterday by the European football body

Korean e-commerce group Coupang is reported to have acquired streaming rights for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a sublicensing deal with the ‘Korea Pool’ of terrestrial broadcasters.

The Korea Volleyball Federation (KOVO) has renewed its domestic media-rights agreement with broadcaster KBS in a deal reported to be worth KRW30bn ($26m/€22m) over six seasons, 2021-22 to 2026-27.