The Dutch Eredivisie remains off television screens in Japan, with commercial broadcasters Fuji TV and TV Asahi picking up news access rights only, SportBusiness has learned
The commercial success of the upcoming Fiba Basketball World Cup in south-east Asia will ensure the sport’s governing body breaks even for the four-year cycle despite the devastating impact of the global p…
The abundance of Japanese national team players in the Bundesliga has encouraged Abema, the Japanese streaming platform, to commit to another season of showing Germany's top football league
Streaming platforms DAZN and U-Next agreed to pay a marginal increase to secure co-exclusive rights in Japan to LaLiga in five-year deals.
A blackout of the Fifa Women's World Cup has been averted in Japan, after state broadcaster NHK stepped up to acquire the rights at late notice
Wimbledon is close to renewals in two vital territories – Australia and the Indian subcontinent – while discussions are also underway over renewals in France and Japan, two other major markets for the grand slam.
LaLiga is set to be shown by streaming services only in Japan from next season, after securing a new rights agreement with U-Next and a renewal with DAZN
Japan coach Futoshi Ikeda has expressed his concern over the current impasse for domestic broadcast rights to the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup, stating that a lack of Japanese television coverage of the t…
Japanese pay-television broadcaster Wowow is to show matches from Celtic's pre-season tour of the country
Japanese pay-television broadcaster Wowow has conceded defeat in its bid to retain rights to LaLiga, which is set to bring an end to its 20-year coverage of Spanish football's top flight
German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich has announced a pre-season tour of Japan as the league looks to continue its brand-building efforts in the market in partnership with local media rights-holder Sky…
Content Arena, the technology platform that facilitates sports media rights trading, has added the J.League, organising body of the top two domestic football leagues in Japan, as its latest client
DAZN and Japan's J.League have agreed another extension to their domestic media rights deal, ensuring their agreement will run for an extra five years until the end of the 2033 season
South Korean streaming platform Coupang Play has secured a long-term association with Formula 1 by agreeing a rights deal with the motor racing championship
Japanese pay-television broadcaster Wowow has added to its Spanish football output by securing the rights to the final stages of the 2022-23 Copa del Rey tournament
Broadcast rights to the Rugby World Cup have once again been split in Japan across free-to-air and pay television in deals for this year’s tournament with NHK, Nippon TV and J Sports.
DAZN has kept hold of Formula 1 rights in one of its core markets, retaining the property in Japan until 2025.
The J.League, organising body of the top two domestic football leagues in Japan, has opted to expand its use of video streaming platform YouTube for international coverage, with the top-tier J1 League to be showcased.