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With a curtailed Tokyo Olympics about to begin, it is clear there is a long road ahead out of the pandemic for the Asia-Pacific sports industry. Some admirable qualities traditionally associated with Japan could prove valuable along the way.

The acquisition of China-based sports digital agency Mailman Group and its digital sports consultancy Seven League by Endeavor represents a “really important evolutionary leap forward” for IMG, according to …

The owners of Australian pay-television platform Foxtel are exploring an IPO for the business, prompted by the country's booming OTT streaming market, the Australian Financial Review has reported

The European Sponsorship Association elected three new directors to the ESA board at today’s online Annual General Meeting.

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Sports data and media company Sportradar has announced the appointment of Lynn S. McCreary as its new chief legal officer

In an abridged version of a SportBusiness Media article, Kevin McCullagh examines the repercussions of the closure of Fox Sports Asia and what it means for sports rights-holders and other broadcasters in the region.
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Melbourne will host a new international sports industry conference, SportNXT, this year during the week of the Formula One Grand Prix in the Australian city

Australia's Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games committees are supporting a new National Integrity Framework that aims to establish clear policies for sports to tackle integrity threats and an independent…

Sports media industry leaders shared their insights on their own businesses and broader trends at the recent APOS 2021, the Asia-Pacific media industry summit.
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How can sports rights-holders and their commercial partners benefit from user-generated content? To what extent should they allow their IP to be adapted and modified? And how is the UGC landscape shifting with the launch of new social media platforms? In this recording of a webinar that took place on April 15th Kevin McCullagh speaks to a panel of digital experts to find out.
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A new survey says a large proportion of event hosts are planning for spectators to return to stadiums and have not postponed any events beyond September 2021. But will the event bidding sector be the same after the pandemic?
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The Asian Football Confederation will launch a women's Champions League competition in 2023 - AFP

A Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics test event trialled having media conduct interviews with athletes in a 'mixed zone' in which they were in separate rooms and connected via video link - China News

Fifa announced the nine host cities for the 2023 Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Eden Park in Auckland will host the opening game and Sydney's Stadium Australia will host the final

McLaren Formula One chief Zak Brown expects the motor racing series to pull off at least 20 of its planned 23 races this year

Asian qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup resume today after a delay of more than a year due to the pandemic