Asia-Pacific

The National Basketball Association has announced that Scott Levy, the executive vice-president and managing director of its NBA Asia division, will leave the organisation at the end of next month

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports will show the inaugural edition of the Premier Padel tour across 37 countries including Australia, France, New Zealand, Singapore and Turkey

The Asia Video Industry Association has appointed intellectual property lawyer Matthew Cheetham as general manager of the Coalition Against Piracy (CAP)

Competition between budding pan-regional players SPOTV and Eleven helped the Badminton World Federation increase the value of its media-rights in a string of Asia-Pacific markets in a recent deal.

Eclat Media Group has acquired English Premier League media rights in Japan and South Korea for the next cycle, beginning 2022-23, SportBusiness understands

Bids are due today (Thursday) for English Premier League media rights for 2022-23 onwards in 14 Asian markets. Would-be bidders have been mulling the opportunity since the tender was released in mid-December

Eleven, the international subscription broadcaster, has announced the addition of various rights properties in Southeast Asia, including Spain’s Copa del Rey, the Japanese T1 Table Tennis League and a…

The English Premier League introduced several novel elements in its tender for media rights in Asia-Pacific markets for the new cycle, aimed at cracking what are expected to be some of its toughest sales territories.

Sportfive has recruited Genius Sports’ Thomas Klingebiel as president of its media rights business.

A volley of rights sales this year reallocated properties formerly held by pan-regional broadcaster Fox Sports Asia and began shaping a new sports broadcasting landscape in Asia-Pacific.

SPOTV, the new pan-regional, Asia-Pacific sports broadcaster, has appointed Outlast Sports & Entertainment, the Singapore-based sports marketing agency, to sell regional and local advertising, along with…

Italian Serie A rights values have declined by around a third in France and Southeast Asia under a deal with beIN Sports, mirroring recent trends in those markets.

Eclat Media Group has added to the growing sports portfolio for its new pan-regional SPOTV platform in Asia-Pacific with a five-year deal for US Open grand slam tennis rights, from 2022 to 2026, covering…

The English Premier League has appointed Kaiyan Chen as head of media sales in the Asia-Pacific region, starting in December

Media group Discovery has promoted Anil Jhingan to the role of president and managing director of Asia Pacific

The English Premier League’s head of media sales for Asia-Pacific, Michael Edelston, is leaving the organisation to take up a senior media-rights role at Formula E.

Telco Singtel has acquired rights in Singapore for Formula 1, previously held by pan-regional sports broadcaster Fox Sports Asia, which shut down on October 1