Asia

China’s withdrawal as host of the 2023 Asian Cup has undermined some of the most valuable commercial rights deals for the Asian Football Confederation in its 2021-24 cycle, potentially leaving the body f…

Indian public-service broadcaster Prasar Bharati has struck a deal to show matches from the Women’s National Basketball Association and the NBA G League, the NBA's minor league basketball organisation, o…

The digital rights deals are all non-exclusive, while CCTV will receive linear exclusivity for selected BWF events. All seven deals cover the five years from 2022 to 2026.

Global tech firms Google and Amazon, India's biggest media groups, and other international broadcasters have picked up the bidding documents for the upcoming Indian Premier League rights auction, Bloomberg…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired broadcast rights to the nascent eSkootr Championship (eSC) in the Middle East and North Africa, along with parts of Southeast Asia

Bangkok-based events organiser Fresh Air Festival has appointed IMG to produce and distribute broadcast coverage of the forthcoming pre-season friendly match between Manchester United and Liverpool

Indian pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks secured rights to the French Open tennis tournament amid a lack of competition.

Kosmos Tennis, part of the investment group co-founded by Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué, has appointed Sportfive as its exclusive media rights agency in most of Asia for the next three editions of the …

Pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has secured exclusive platform-neutral rights in the Indian subcontinent for the French Open in a deal running from 2022 to 2024

Fourteen broadcasters have acquired media rights to the FairBreak Invitational women's cricket series

International Canoe Federation events will continue to be broadcast on Chinese streaming platform Huya until the end of 2024 after the world body renewed its media rights agreement with Lausanne-based…

A new documentary produced by Indian sports marketing agency Rise Worldwide has launched on Fifa+, world football’s governing body's new direct-to-consumer service.

South Korean media group CJ ENM has secured exclusive rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in South Korea as part of a “multi-year” agreement with the mixed martial arts promotion.

Pay-television operator beIN Sports has acquired media rights to the FIM Speedway Grand Prix World Championship in a season-long agreement with new event promotor Discovery Sports Events, the global promotion…

Chinese streaming service Youku is reported to have acquired media rights to Badminton World Federation events as part of a five-year deal with the international federation

Bodhi Tree, the media investment vehicle promoted by media executives James Murdoch and Uday Shankar, will invest INR13,500 crore ($1.76bn/€1.6

Global sports streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in Japan to golf’s US PGA Championship and US Open from 2022 to 2024.