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

South Korean media company Eclat Media Group’s new pan-Asia-Pacific sports media platform will step into the gap left by Fox Sports Asia with a more ‘localised’ and digitally-focused service.

South Korean company Eclat Media Group is aiming to fill the gap left by the closure of Fox Sports Asia by launching a new, pan-regional sports pay-television and digital platform in Asia-Pacific

Sports rights formerly held by Fox Sports Asia, which is shutting down next month, have attracted bids from several companies interested in taking over the Disney-owned pay-television platform's position…

The Hong Kong government told SportBusiness Media this week that its acquisition of Tokyo 2020 rights was a one-off prompted by the extreme financial pressures placed on broadcasters by the pandemic.

The shutdown of Fox Sports Asia, announced by owner Disney last month, will draw the curtains on one of the most storied companies in sports broadcasting in Asia-Pacific. SportBusiness Media takes a brief look back over the company's history.

Sports media rights markets in Asia-Pacific stand at a crossroads following the exit of longstanding pan-regional player Fox Sports Asia.

The Walt Disney Company is shutting down its Fox Sports Asia pay-television channels later this year, drawing the curtain on one of the longest-standing sports television businesses in the region

International sports broadcaster Eurosport and digital platform Global Cycling Network have jointly acquired exclusive rights to this year’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Flanders Classics race in a deal covering E…

Alex Peebles, the former senior vice-president, Southeast Asia at sports streaming operator DAZN, has joined The Athletic, the subscription-based sports website, in a commercial role focused on the Asia-Pacific…

The former head of Disney in Asia, Uday Shankar, is forming a new venture with James Murdoch to invest in technology and media opportunities in India and other Asian markets

Data and digital media firm Sportradar has announced an eight-year, global data and video rights deal with the Asian Football Confederation, covering the 2021-28 period

Media industry research firm Media Partners Asia is predicting steady growth in the Asia-Pacific online subscription video-on-demand sector with China set to dominate market share

Rugby union digital media platform Rugbypass has stepped back from the rights market after putting its streaming business ambitions on pause, resulting in falls in the value of Six Nations and European Professional Club Rugby rights it previously held, in replacement deals in the Asia-Pacific region.

Co-founder and chief operating officer David Tyler has departed from Football Marketing Asia, the Asian Football Confederation’s Hong Kong-based exclusive commercial rights agency.

Qatar-headquartered pay-television broadcaster beIN has acquired the exclusive rights to the 2020 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters season across the Middle East and North Africa, and Asia Pacific