Kevin McCullagh

The Malaysian Football League secured a strong increase in its media rights income in new domestic deals with pay-television broadcaster Astro and public-service broadcaster RTM.

Streaming platform SPOTV Now has acquired rights in Japan to the Italian Serie A in a deal covering at least the remainder of the 2022-23 season

Japanese streaming platform Abema has acquired rights in Japan to the German Bundesliga in a deal covering the remainder of the 2022-23 season

Chinese media group Shinai Sports has paid a strong fee for rights to the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup in a deal that experts say is worth significantly more than for previous tournaments.

The 2022-23 season of Australian cricket's Big Bash League is being hailed as a return to form for a competition that had slumped in popularity in recent years

Japanese public service broadcaster NHK is merging two of its linear satellite channels this November as part of cost-cutting measures that have also seen a pullback in spending on sports rights

Australian pay broadcaster Foxtel has extended its exclusive media rights for Asian Tour golf to cover at least the 2023 season

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

Amazon Prime Video and J Sports have acquired media rights in Japan for the upcoming World Baseball Classic national team competition

A ‘golden generation’ of men’s footballers have helped make Vietnam the most valuable market for Asean Football Federation Championship rights for the second tournament in succession.