SportBusiness staff, Asia

Indian broadcasters Sony Pictures Networks and Zee Entertainment Enterprises are close to finalising a merger to create a new giant in the market that will target sports content as part of growth plans,…

Chinese digital sports platform Dongqiudi has acquired rights for Australia's National Basketball League in a two-season deal, covering 2021-22 and 2022-23

Nicholas John will replace the departing Lee Choong Khay as head of sport at Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has renewed its rights for Australian football's A-Leagues in a multi-year deal beginning with the upcoming 2021-22 season

US-based sports streaming platform fuboTV has acquired Bengaluru-based sports technology firm Edisn.ai

Australian football's Australian Professional Leagues has launched a new website and mobile app-based football content platform, KeepUp

Chinese telco China Mobile has extended a marketing partnership with the NBA in a new, five-season deal starting with the 2021-22 season now underway

Cricket Australia has had talks with American private equity firm Silver Lake about a potential investment, according to local media

The China Sports Media agency has agreed a three-season deal to distribute the international media rights for the Chinese Volleyball Super League (CVL), from 2021-22 to 2023-24

Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) has confirmed the renewal of its exclusive linear television and digital rights in the Indian subcontinent for Uefa club competitions for the 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle

Japanese pay-television broadcaster Wowow has renewed its rights for the Australian Open tennis grand slam in a multi-year deal beginning in 2022

Four Korean broadcasters with rights to the country's baseball league are seeking compensation due to disruptions to this season's schedule caused by the Covid-19 pandemic