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Pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has finalised an extension and expansion to its rights deal in the Indian subcontinent with US-based wrestling organisation WWE, securing exclusive access…

Facebook is in talks to acquire a 10-per-cent stake in Indian mobile telco Reliance Jio, according to the Financial Times

Chinese digital media company Tencent reported large increases in revenues and profits in 2019, but warned of the impact on its business of the coronavirus epidemic

The Dentsu agency is in the process of finalising FIA World Rally Championship sublicensing agreements in Japan with terrestrial broadcasters NHK and TV Asahi, SportBusiness understands

The Korea Baseball Organization has launched a tender for the distribution of its media rights in territories outside Korea, covering the 2020 to 2023 seasons

The K-League, Korea's professional football league, has opened a media facility that will be the central hub for the production of its live matches and other content

Live events accounted for 71 per cent of all video views during the Olympic Channel’s coverage of the recent Winter Youth Olympic Games in the Swiss city of Lausanne, with viewers' average watch time i…

Discovery-owned Indian pay-television broadcaster DSport has struck a rights deal with US wrestling promotion Impact

Sri Lanka Cricket has launched a new combined invitation to tender for its television, radio and digital rights after determining that separate tenders failed to produce bids of a satisfactory nature

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the basketball media-rights landscape.

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star is poised to strengthen its grip on cricket broadcasting in the subcontinent by beating incumbent Sony to the rights for Cricket South Africa content.

Winnie Chan discusses the latest Malaysian Football League domestic media and sponsorship rights deals and the challenges the league has faced, and the action it is taking to overcome them.

The value of the Malaysia Football League’s domestic media and sponsorship rights have dropped significantly in the latest deal with Telekom Malaysia after two previous rights rounds of inflated valuations and, ultimately, collapsed deals.

The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has agreed a four-year rights deal with international sports broadcaster Eurosport

New Indian sports application SportsTiger acquired live streaming rights for the 2020 Pakistan Super League cricket tournament

Sports data company Genius Sports says a new data partnership with the Football Association of Singapore will underpin a "digital transformation drive" at the sports body

MMA promotion ONE Championship is producing an Asian edition of the hit television show The Apprentice, featuring its chairman and chief executive Chatri Sityodtong in the lead role as the business leader…

Indian pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Television is partnering with restaurant operator Impresario Entertainment and Hospitality to create live viewing experiences for cricket fans during the…

SNTV, the sports video news agency, is to manage the new international YouTube channel for Japanese professional football’s J.League.

The Extreme E off-road racing series has continued its media-rights drive through a deal with pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN)

Pay-television broadcaster beIN has agreed a one-season deal to broadcast cricket’s Pakistan Super League in Australia and across various Asia countries and territories.

India pay-television broadcaster Star has signed a media rights deal with agency Sporty Solutionz to broadcast the Asian Wrestling Championships from February 18 to 23

Cricket's Pakistan Super League (PSL) has signed up Chinese telco Oppo as a sponsor ahead of its 2020 edition

Pay-television broadcaster i-Cable has acquired the exclusive media rights in Hong Kong for Japanese football's J.League. i-Cable has purchased the rights in a three-season deal covering 2020 to 2022

The Football Association of Thailand yesterday re-elected Somyot Poompanmuang as its president and said its global media rights for the 2021-28 period had been awarded, although did not reveal the winners

Bids for international media rights and a media production contract for Sri Lanka Cricket properties for the 2020-23 period are due next Thursday, February 20

The Asian Football Confederation has recruited Connie Heng, chief media officer at the Total Sports Asia agency, as its head of media rights

Pay-television broadcaster Star India is working on a new cricket destination within its Hotstar streaming app, as it continues preparations for the 2020 Indian Premier League season

Singapore telecoms operator StarHub has bolstered its tennis offering by reaching an agreement to launch the beIN Sports 2 channel via its StarHub Entertainment service

Telekom Malaysia (TM)’s association with the Malaysia Football League (MFL) has been revived in a new sponsorship and broadcast rights contract.

Pay-television broadcaster Star India has so far agreed deals with nine sponsors for its coverage of this year's Indian Premier League T20 cricket season, generating Rs900 crore ($126m)

The Extreme E off-road racing series has agreed a three-season rights deal with Malaysian public-service broadcaster RTM

Disney is launching its Disney Plus OTT service in India on March 29, to coincide with the start of the Indian Premier League cricket season

The FIA World Rally Championship is close to announcing free-to-air broadcast deals in both Japan and Kenya ahead of stops in both countries on this year’s schedule.

The Korea Baseball Organisation has agreed a domestic media rights deal with the country's three main free-to-air broadcasters worth KRW54bn ($45m) per season for the four seasons from 2020 to 2023, according…

The Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed the consortium of Tower Sports and SportzWorkz to handle broadcast production for the 2020 Pakistan Super League, the first edition of the Twenty20 competition…

Media group Discovery has secured an interim injunction from the Delhi High Court restraining Lex Sportel Vision from using "DSport", the brand name of their formerly jointly-operated sports pay-television…