Japan

Japanese commercial broadcaster Fuji TV has agreed a deal with the Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) to air its flagship event, the Collins Cup

J Sports, the Japanese pay-television broadcaster, has renewed its agreement for exclusive broadcast rights to cycling’s Tour de France and the Vuelta a España.

Viewers of the Tokyo Olympics will be able to interact with the Games via digital features including video walls within venues and a 'cheer map' that will visualise virtual cheering by fans around the…

Sports streaming service DAZN has strengthened its commitment to women’s football after becoming the official broadcast partner of the Japanese Women Empowerment (WE) League for the next eight years.

Sports streaming service DAZN has agreed an exclusive media rights deal for the AFC Champions League in Japan for the next eight years

HBA Media, the horse racing media rights agency, has agreed a string of new deals for this year’s edition of the prestigious UK meeting at Royal Ascot.

Subscription sports streaming platform DAZN has acquired rights in Canada and Japan to the Ultimate Tennis Showdown

Sports media rights markets in Asia-Pacific stand at a crossroads following the exit of longstanding pan-regional player Fox Sports Asia.

Broadcast rights to Italian football’s Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana from 2021-22 to 2023-24 have been acquired by a string of agencies and broadcasters in different international markets.

World Table Tennis, the commercial arm of the of the International Table Tennis Federation, has signed a broadcast rights deal with Japanese terrestrial and satellite broadcaster TV Tokyo until 2024

Extreme E, the new electric off-road series, has agreed a rights deal in Japan with pay-TV broadcaster J Sports to show the championship across its linear channels

Sports data and technology company Genius Sports has signed an exclusive international streaming and data rights deal with Japanese basketball’s B.League.

Extreme E, the new electric off-road racing series, has agreed rights deals with over-the-top streaming service DAZN in Japan and Saudi media group MBC for the Middle East and North Africa region

Over-the-top streaming platform DAZN has introduced another payment option in Japan through a tie-up with Bocu, the mobile payment and identity solutions provider, and NTT Docomo, one of the country’s m…

DAZN has signed up Japanese Formula 1 driver Yuki Tsunoda as a brand ambassador to promote the OTT subscription platform in Japan

Australian media group Nine Entertainment has announced an exclusive rights deal for the Japan Top League rugby union competition

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has dismissed "speculation" about cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics and said his organisation would in early February publish its plans to counter…