Dentsu

Japan-based marketing group Dentsu has created an agency sub-brand Dentsu Gaming to help better serve brands targeting sponsorship and engagement opportunities within the gaming space

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has renewed its sponsorship deal with Japanese financial services group Credit Saison for the 2021 to 2024 rights cycle

Stuart Ramalingam has been named as the new chief executive of the Malaysian Football League. Ramalingam is currently the Malaysian Football Association (FAM) secretary general

Sports streaming service DAZN has announced a media rights deal in Japan covering all Asian Football Confederation club and national competitions for the next eight years

Vietnamese state-run broadcaster VTV has acquired the broadcast rights for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on the eve of the Games

The Dentsu agency finalised deals for Tokyo 2020 media rights with buyers including the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and Indonesian media group Emtek in recent weeks

Dentsu Sports International has paid tribute to Danny Duijs, the experienced media professional who has died at the age of 48

Sports streaming service DAZN has agreed an exclusive media rights deal for the AFC Champions League in Japan for the next eight years

Media company the Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent Group) has secured exclusive media rights to broadcast the 2021 and 2024 editions of the Copa América in multiple countries through its Viaplay subscription …

L'Équipe, the French media and publishing group, has acquired media rights to the upcoming 2021 Copa América on its Live online video platform.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired rights to all matches at this year’s Copa América national team football tournament.

The Hong Kong government has acquired the broadcast rights to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and will allow five local broadcasters to air the rescheduled Games

The Japanese government is considering the legalisation of gambling on football and baseball that could open the door to an estimated $65bn (€53.8bn) sports betting market, it has been reported.

The Dentsu agency has extended its long-running commercial rights relationship in Japan with the Asian Football Confederation to cover the 2021-24 cycle

Pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has secured exclusive linear and digital rights for the Indian subcontinent to this year's Copa América.

SBT, the Brazilian commercial broadcaster that recently acquired rights to the Uefa Champions League, is said to have made a bid for rights to the 2021 Copa América and is looking to finalise an agreement.

Telco Optus has acquired exclusive media rights in Australia to the 2021 and 2024 editions of the Copa América national team football tournament.