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The Hong Kong government told SportBusiness Media this week that its acquisition of Tokyo 2020 rights was a one-off prompted by the extreme financial pressures placed on broadcasters by the pandemic.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired rights to broadcast a monthly polo series in a deal with the United States Polo Association

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired rights to broadcast highlights of the 2021 Polo Rider Cup, a polo event to be held in Chantilly on the outskirts of Paris

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.

Indonesian media group MNC has acquired rights for Asian Football Confederation events in the 2021 to 2024 period, the first deal of the new sales cycle being conducted by the DDMC Fortis agency

The Mediapro agency has agreed a deal with beIN Sports for rights to the Sina 3x3 Golden League Finals basketball tournament in 12 countries across Asia-Pacific

The Infront agency has already exceeded its guarantee to Fifa for rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups across Asia with rights to the 2022 tournament still to sell in all but its most-valuable market, China, TV Sports Markets understands.

The CAA Eleven agency has launched tenders in six markets for rights to Uefa national team football properties.

IOC carves out five more Asian markets to handle in-house and further weaken ABU rights; Frustrated Barton blasts ABU

IMG Media helps US Open land 50 per cent increase in Asian rights

Pan-Asian sports broadcaster The Outdoor Channel acquired rights for the 2012 Tour de Timor, a mountain bike race, in a deal with the race organisers and the Government of Timor-Leste

Football: The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) acquired the rights for the 2010 Fifa World Cup in six countries - Uzbekistan, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Timor Leste, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan – in a deal w…