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The Korean Ladies Professional Golf Association has announced its LPGA of Korea Tour schedule for 2021, its largest yet with 31 events and total prize money of KRW28bn (€21m/$25m), its highest total e…

South Korean football's K League has reported significant increases in audiences for its digital content in 2020 compared to the previous season

The Korea Football Association, the governing body of football in South Korea, has named Chung Mong-gyu, as its new president

Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings chairman Kwon Oh-gap has been reappointed as president of the K League, the Korea Professional Football League, for another four-year term

Due to a spike of Covid-19 cases in South Korea the ITTF has cancelled the 2020 ITTF World Team Table Tennis Championships

The sale of broadcast rights to Uefa club competitions during the 2021-24 cycle has begun in four Asian territories, including Korea

South Korean broadcaster JTBC Plus has built on its association with global media group Discovery by signing an agreement to form a joint venture to further develop golf in the country

The first Grand Slam of 2021 could be delayed by one or two weeks from the scheduled January 18 start, due to Covid-19

From next year South Korean baseball clubs will be permitted to reduce player’s pay if the season is disrupted by extraordinary events.

Virtual backdrops and ‘watch together’ social media services are in focus as sport returns behind closed doors.

Korea’s football and baseball leagues have published detailed guidelines governing their resumptions this week.

The LPGA once worried about the dominance of South Korean players in the women’s game. Now it embraces them as a means of driving the sport’s regional and global popularity. John Duerden finds out more.

With its biggest market at the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, table tennis is one of the sports most affected

There were contrasting fortunes in the last 24 hours for the reopening of two major Asia-Pacific sports markets, with Australia reported to be expecting the world's biggest crowd since the pandemic began…

South Korea has made its first formal proposal to North Korea to co-host the 2024 winter Youth Olympic Games

The Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee is actively trying to involve more disabled people in benefiting from the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games – China.o

The upcoming KLPGA Hana Financial Group Championship in South Korea will also act as the inaugural tournament of the new Ladies Asian Tour series organised by the Asian Golf Leaders Forum

Two torches that will be used in the Olympic and Paralympic torch relays at the postponed Tokyo Games next summer have started an eight-month tour of Tokyo

World Taekwondo, the sport’s international federation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with city authorities to relocate its headquarters to South Korea’s Goyang City.

South Korean consumer electronics company LG has agreed a three-year tournament deal with the Korea Professional Golfers Association

The Australian Institute of Sport is to provide funding of more than A$115m ($82.1m/€69.7

Lee Kun-hee, the chairman of electronics giant Samsung and an honorary International Olympic Committee member, has died at the age of 78

US and UK authorities have accused Russia of conducting the “most disruptive and destructive” series of computer attacks ever attributed to a single group in wide-ranging charges that include the 2018 and…

The South Korean government is permitting a limited number of fans back into baseball and football stadiums after social distancing restrictions in the country were lifted

A raft of broadcast rights contracts signed for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup include deals with both public-service and pay-television broadcasters in Italy and the UK, as a priority is placed on maximum exp…

Bundesliga International, the league’s international commercial rights arm, has signed off on new broadcast deals in Singapore, South Korea and Thailand ahead of the start of the 2020-21 season on Friday.

Chinese streaming platform PP Sports is going to sue the English Premier League over the termination of their media-rights contract for the 2019-20 to 2021-22 cycle, according to Chinese news service Beijing…

Global sportswear brand Fila has signed an agreement to sponsor the Korea Volleyball Federation

South Korea’s government is committing KRW1.74tn ($1.47bn/€1.22bn) to next year’s budget to help the sports sector recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. T

The Korean Basketball League has been forced to postpone its planned 2019-20 season decider due to a second Covid-19 outbreak, with the October start of the 2020-21 season also under threat

The former US ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar has resigned from the board of Axington, a firm linked to Bellagraph Nova Group, the company claiming to be bidding for English football club Newcastle…

Chinese police, working with the US Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group, seized more than 120,000 counterfeit golf products in raids of online golf retailers in four cities

Indian retailer Future Group has pulled out of its sponsorship of the Indian Premier League. The company is suffering financial problems linked to Covid-19

A fresh wave of Covid-19 cases means the South Korean baseball league is now forced to play behind closed doors, with the league now prioritising the completion of the season

The Korean K League's board of directors has recommended cuts to player salaries to ease the financial burden on clubs during the Covid-19 period

A survey of 13,000 Japanese companies has found that more than half want next year's Tokyo Olympics to be either cancelled or postponed again - Kyodo News

New pan-regional club basketball league the East Asia Super League has secured the backing of world governing body Fiba in a 10-year deal