Round-Up: Insurers remove pandemic cover, K League fans plan, three-team cricket format go-ahead, and more

Beijing Ducks in action against Tianjin Pioneers during 2019-20 CBA League (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images)

Insurance companies are removing or ramping up the cost of pandemic insurance for sports events – CNA/Reuters

South Korean football’s K League hopes to have fans back in stadiums from July 10 – Yonhap

25 teams want to take part in Japan’s revamped professional rugby union championship: all 16 current Top League teams, all eight current second-tier Top Challenge teams, and regional corporate club Chugoku Electric Power – Kyodo News

Indian sports marketing firm Twenty First Century Media (TCM) has appointed as CEO Basant Dhawan, the former CEO of broadcaster Network18 – Economic Times

Uday Shankar, president of The Walt Disney Company Asia-Pacific and chairman of broadcaster Star India, said he would like to see the Indian Premier League going ahead this season, but only if it was safe to do so – Indian Express

Kazakhstan’s football league has resumed after suspension due to Covid-19 – CNA/Reuters

Cricket South Africa’s experimental domestic three-team, 36-over match format will go ahead on July 18 after winning government approval – Reuters

US personal care products firm Kimberly-Clark has become an official supplier for this year’s Chinese Basketball Association semi-finals – SportsMoney.cn

The 60,000-seat Xi’an Olympic Centre Stadium, venue for the China’s 14th National Games next year, has been completed – Xinhua