Finance and Law

The Madras High Court has issued notices to India cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Board of Control for Cricket in India president Sourav Ganguly for endorsing online cricket fantasy league apps

The English Premier League is suing its former Chinese broadcast rights-holder for $215.3m (€183m) over its battle for unpaid rights fees, it has been reported.

Singaporean entrepreneurs Terence Loh and Nelson Loh are fronting a bid to take over English Premier League club Newcastle United

The Football Association of Thailand is seeking financial support to see it through its current cash flow problems caused by media rights-holder disputes and a lack of sponsorship support

Chinese tech giant Tencent is said to be pressing for a merger of China’s biggest game-streaming platforms Huya and DouYu.

Hong Kong Rugby Union has been hit with a significant fiscal setback but says its cash reserves will sustain it for at least one more year

Austria will host the first behind-closed-doors Formula 1 race of the 2020 season this weekend with stringent health and safety protocols in place

Chinese tech giant Tencent is said to have approached Baidu to buy a stake in its Chinese video streaming platform iQiyi

South Korean baseball was among the first sport to resume during the Covid-19 pandemic but without expected gate revenue some clubs are now facing financial difficulties

Japan’s Nikko Asset Management has launched an exchange-traded fund in Hong Kong aiming to tap into the growth of the computer games and esports industry.

Singapore-based mixed martial arts promoter One Championship has raised $70m (€62.2m) from investors while revealing a hefty cut to its global headcount.

US-based private equity firm KKR is in talks with Rugby Australia about an investment in the sport, it has been reported

The opening games of the planned mini-series between New Zealand’s five Super Rugby teams are heading for substantial attendances.

The governor of Tokyo has questioned whether the Olympic Games can go ahead next year without an international deal on travel and quarantine

The Australian Football League does not yet have a broadcast deal in place for its reduced season which is due to resume on June 11

English Premier League club Liverpool has confirmed a two-month extension of its kit supply deal with New Balance to cover the extended 2019-20 season