The World Rally Championship (WRC) has put the finishing touches to its 2016 calendar, with Chinese media firm LeTV set to support the return of the motor racing series to its home country.

LeTV Sports, a digital platform operated by Chinese IPTV operator LeTV, has announced a strategic partnership with the sports governing body of Heilongjiang Province.

In this week's China sports industry round-up: LeSports' Hong Kong arm crashes out of business; sporting firms escape on World Consumer Rights Day; and Qiaodan steps up legitimacy battle

In this weeks China sports industry round-up: AC Milan's deal is delayed again while Lyon's sails through; LeSports loses another big property; a proposal for both Koreas, China and Japan to host the World Cup; and more.

SportBusiness International looks at the rise of digital media company LeTV, and how it is disrupting the Chinese media market.