Asia

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has agreed a rights deal in India with the New Japan Pro-Wrestling organisation

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has acquired exclusive rights in India to the forthcoming cricket series between the United Arab Emirates and Ireland

Chinese streaming platform Huya will continue to broadcast coverage from top Swiss skiing events on the FIS World Cup schedule in a new agreement

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has raised BDT17.9 crore (€1.7m/$2.1m) from its sale of broadcast rights to Bangladesh’s forthcoming home series against West Indies.

International subscription broadcaster Eleven has named Michael Sun, chairman and chief executive of SlamBall Asia, as its new managing director in Taiwan

Electric off-road racing series Extreme E has agreed new rights distribution deals with Greek pay-television operator Cosmote and Chinese internet platform Channel Zero

Chinese digital giant Tencent has stopped live streams of games by the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers due to their appointment of Daryl Morey as president

The LA Lakers was the most popular NBA team, and Stephen Curry the most popular NBA player, on Chinese social media in 2019-20, according to digital media specialist Mailman's annual NBA Red Card report

The Asian Football Confederation has signed off on another rights agreement in a deal with the Korea-based KJSMWorld Corp. media group and agency, covering Cambodia and Laos

The sale of broadcast rights to Uefa club competitions during the 2021-24 cycle has begun in four Asian territories, including Korea

The Premier League has launched the second phase of its anti-piracy fight in Hong Kong and Malaysia

DAZN, the OTT streaming broadcaster, has signed its latest commercial premises agreements with a launch in Japan that allows bars, cafes, restaurants and hotels to show sports content

Over-the-top streaming platform DAZN has stepped up its association with telecoms  company KDDI in Japan by introducing a 5G offering.

Chinese streaming platform China Mobile Migu will carry live and on-demand coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and the 2022 Fifa World Cup, under a deal with state broadcaster…

Broadcast rights to the Uefa Champions League, Europa League and new third-tier Europa Conference League for the 2021-24 cycle are set to be sold at the start of next year in Central Asia, Azerbaijan,…

South Korean broadcaster JTBC Plus has built on its association with global media group Discovery by signing an agreement to form a joint venture to further develop golf in the country

Sports technology services provider Deltatre has extended an agreement with football’s Indian Super League to design, develop, and deploy broadcast graphics.

LaLiga is launching a subscription mobile app in the Middle East and Africa, with plans to roll it out in other markets, under deals with mobile technology company Mondia and telco Orange

The Asian Football Confederation has named pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus Myanmar as its rights-holding broadcaster in the territory from 2021 to 2024, in a deal brokered by the Football Marketing…

Scottish Premiership side Rangers has forged closer ties with the Indian market in a deal to stream free UK coverage of Indian Super League matches on its club Facebook page

Mobile telco China Mobile Migu has agreed a landmark sponsorship and media-rights deal for Asian Football Confederation competitions spanning the 2021-24 period

A showcase event for the new-look global table tennis tour being run by World Table Tennis began yesterday (Wednesday) in Macau, with broadcast coverage in 141 markets around the world

Telecoms operator Orange has signed a commercial premises deal with over-the-top streaming platform DAZN for rights to the English Premier League’s 2020-21 season in Spain.

Sri Lankan state-owned broadcaster ITN has acquired domestic rights to the Lanka Premier League