Hong Kong’s government has gone back on a promise to steer clear of the country's media rights market, stepping in to acquire exclusive rights to the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

World Athletics today announced electronics giant Sony as a new sponsor on a three-year term, the latest in a string of Japanese brands supporting the governing body.

World Aquatics has unveiled UPCX, a developer of blockchain payment systems, as a sponsor ahead of next month’s World Aquatics Championships in Doha.

Hironori Aoki, chairman of Aoki Holdings, has been handed a suspended prison sentence for bribing a former member of the organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office has indicted the Dentsu agency and five other companies, along with six individuals at these firms, for alleged bid-rigging in relation to contracts awarded…

Japanese services U-Next and Paravi are merging to create one of the market's biggest subscription video streaming platforms

Advertising giant Dentsu is one of three companies that have been temporarily suspended by Japanese authorities from bidding on certain government contracts due to ongoing corruption investigations around…

Yasuo Mori, a senior official within the Organising Committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, is one of four executives who have been arrested as part of an ongoing probe by Japanese prosecutors…

Fifa has opted to retain rights to stream the 2022 Fifa Club World Cup free of charge in over 50 territories on its new OTT platform

Japanese digital media company CyberAgent reported a rare quarterly loss in its 2023 Q1 financial results, caused by the costly acquisition of 2022 Fifa World Cup rights by its streaming platform Abema

Offices of the Dentsu agency were raided today (Friday) by Japanese prosecutors and antitrust officials as a corruption probe continues into contracts handed out for the staging of Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic a…

Fifa made the decision to move APAC media rights sales in-house earlier this year and is thought to have notified its two current sales agencies in the region, Infront and Dentsu, several months ago.

Global streaming service DAZN has acquired short Fifa World Cup highlights rights in Japan

Japanese prosecutors have arrested former Tokyo 2020 organising committee executive Haruyuki Takahashi and three men associated with fashion company Aoki Holdings on suspicion of bribery, according to…

Chinese streaming platform Migu and Japanese broadcaster Fuji TV have acquired rights to this month's East Asian Football Federation E-1 Football Championships

Pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Network India has acquired exclusive media rights across the Indian subcontinent to the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon

Claro, the Latin American telecoms operator, has secured rights to the 2022 World Athletics Championships, which will take place in Oregon, USA, from July 14 to 24

Sponsorship and talent management agency Entourage Sport & Entertainment has agreed a deal with Dentsu to handle commercial rights attached to the Japanese marketing giant’s global inventory of events.