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Chinese streaming platform and internet giant Tencent has announced its first major sports media rights deal covering territories outside its home market, with a three-year deal for Major League Baseball…

Off-road electric racing series Extreme E has further boosted its coverage in China ahead of its impending debut by agreeing a rights deal with conglomerate Tencent

Chinese sports streaming platform Zhibo.tv has agreed a five-year deal for media rights for the MotoGP motorcycle racing world championship, beginning with the 2021 season. Zhibo

China's CBA basketball league has agreed a five-year deal with Weibo that will see the social media platform host content including live video streams, short videos and interactive games

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has secured a strong increase in the value of its media rights in China thanks to heavy investment on its presence in the market.

Chinese social video platform Kuaishou has announced a streaming deal with the Chinese Basketball Association League, under which third party creators will make content that will be presented to viewers…

The Chinese Super League is discussing options for the exploitation of its domestic media rights from the 2021 season onwards with several different broadcasters, following the premature end of a deal…

Mixed martial arts promotion the UFC has agreed a multi-year deal with Chinese streaming platform Migu, covering media rights, joint content creation, a production technology collaboration, and marketing…

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV is to resume live broadcasts of NBA games on March 8, beginning with the All Star game that day, according to media reports in China

Chinese conglomerate Suning has said it will focus entirely on its retail business going forward, raising questions over the future of its investments in sports properties, which include Italian football…

The broadcast feed for matches from Italian football’s Serie A has been pulled from PP Sports, the Chinese streaming platform owned by Suning Holdings, over non-payment of rights to the IMG agency.

Chinese short-form video platform Kuaishou saw its shares almost triple in its Hong Kong stock market debut after a $5.4bn (€4.5bn) initial public offering.

Nascent electric off-road racing series Extreme E has extended its reach further in China through a tie-up with Douyin, the ByteDance-owned video-sharing social networking platform

China-based sports digital consultancy and marketing platform Mailman has released its digital performance index ranking European clubs, leagues and players online in the country, and has ranked Barcelona…

Sam Li, the head of international business strategy at the Sina Sports division of Chinese internet giant Sina, is leaving his role to focus on his projects as an investor and adviser in the sports technology…

Chinese streaming platform PP Sports is following through on a threat last year to sue the English Premier League over their collapsed media rights deal, according to a report in the Financial Times

Chinese streaming giant Tencent showed a live Houston Rockets game on Monday for the first time since the Daryl Morey controversy in October 2019