Japan

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…

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has agreed a rights deal in India with the New Japan Pro-Wrestling organisation

DAZN, the OTT streaming broadcaster, has signed its latest commercial premises agreements with a launch in Japan that allows bars, cafes, restaurants and hotels to show sports content

Over-the-top streaming platform DAZN has stepped up its association with telecoms  company KDDI in Japan by introducing a 5G offering.

LaLiga is launching a subscription mobile app in the Middle East and Africa, with plans to roll it out in other markets, under deals with mobile technology company Mondia and telco Orange

Telecoms operator Orange has signed a commercial premises deal with over-the-top streaming platform DAZN for rights to the English Premier League’s 2020-21 season in Spain.

This weekend’s British Champions Day horse-racing event at Ascot will enjoy international broadcast exposure, with US network Fox Sports and sub-Saharan pay-television operator SuperSport among the broadcasters t…

DAZN Group has negotiated a reduction in annual rights fee payments to Japan’s J.L

Ultimate Fighting Championship has launched its direct-to-consumer OTT service UFC Fight Pass in Japan. The service offers an interface and event commentary in Japanese, and localised content

Robert Klein, CEO, and Kevin Sim, Head of Asia-Pacific, at Bundesliga International explain the German football league’s approach to the first two media-rights deals of its new sales cycle in Asia, in Japan and Vietnam.

Japanese media platform SportsNavi has rekindled its connection to LaLiga by becoming the first official media partner of the Spanish football competition in Japan

Japanese pay-television broadcaster Sky PerfecTV has renewed its German Bundesliga rights at a small discount, in a deal covering the five seasons from 2020-21 to 2024-25, SportBusiness Media understands.

The German Bundesliga has agreed a media-rights deal in Japan with pay-television broadcaster Sky PerfecTV covering the five seasons from 2020-21 to 2024-25, SportBusiness can reveal