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Tencent Sports reported to have slashed jobs amid tech downturn in China

The internal view of Tencent (Beijing) headquarters building on November 28, 2019 in Beijing, China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Tencent Sports, the sports division of Chinese digital media giant Tencent, has scrapped six internal business units and cut 100 jobs - about one third of its workforce - according to local media reports.

The news comes amid wider downsizing at Tencent and other Chinese technology companies, prompted by tough business conditions and tighter regulation by the Chinese government.

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