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The China Sports Media agency has distributed digital media rights in China for the forthcoming Copa América tournament to streaming platforms PP Sports, Kuaishou and Huya in non-exclusive deals.

Chinese digital media operators Tencent and Kuaishou have sublicensed on-demand and short-form video rights for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics from state broadcaster CCTV

The International Federation of Sport Climbing has agreed new broadcast rights deals in China, Italy, Switzerland and Israel as the sport prepares to make its Olympic Games debut. Zhibo

The Chinese Super League is heading for a massive drop in its domestic media-rights income under a series of deals being finalised for the 2021 season onward.

Chinese streaming platform Huya has signed an exclusive five-year media rights deal with China’s League of Legends operator Tengjing Sports and will pay a total of CNY2.013bn ($311m/€256.7m)

The Team Marketing agency has initiated the sales process in China for broadcast rights to Uefa club competitions from 2021-22 to 2023-24

The International Skating Union has secured a modest fee increase for its global media rights from 2023-24, renewing with incumbent Infront in a deal signed this month.

Chinese streaming platform China Sports, also known as Zhibo.tv, has renewed its deal for rights to the country’s second-tier football division, China League One, for the 2021 season.

Chinese football-focused digital platform Dongqiudi has acquired non-exclusive live streaming rights for the Chinese Super League in a three-season deal starting with the upcoming 2021 season

Chinese streaming platform and internet giant Tencent has acquired media rights in China for the Chinese Super League for the next three seasons, 2021 to 2023

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…