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China Mobile’s video entertainment unit Migu and New Zealand-based fitness brand Les Mills have agreed a deal to develop personal fitness content for the Chinese market T

Digital football content platform Dugout has agreed a partnership to provide content to Chinese sports streaming service PP Sports

US sports broadcaster ESPN is said to have approached the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) on the possibility of transmitting South Korean baseball games to its American audience

One of DAZN’s most senior executives in Southeast Asia, senior vice-president Alex Peebles, is departing the business later this year. The move comes as DAZN is finally set to launch in the region.

Taiwan’s baseball and football leagues began their 2020 seasons behind closed doors at the weekend, joining the small group of sports globally that are continuing amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Migu, the video entertainment subsidiary of mobile telcoms operator China Mobile, has signed a wide-ranging agreement with the CBA, the top basketball league in China

India-based agency ITW has apologised to the Pakistan Cricket Board for a mix-up that saw Pakistan Super League cricket matches streamed on UK betting website Bet365 against the board's wishes

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has accepted a request from broadcast rights-holder, pay-television broadcaster Star India, to open up its archives amid the lack of live action due to the Covid-19…

Television audiences for India's top football league, the Indian Super League, increased strongly in the 2019-20 season according to the Broadcast Audience Research Council

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

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.