Malaysia

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…

Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro and the Malaysian Netball Association launched the inaugural Netball Super League last weekend

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

Sports data and technology company Genius Sports Group has agreed a long-term deal with the Malaysian Football League, encompassing live data and integrity rights

Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro will produce a documentary series following the fortunes of domestic football league team Kuala Lumpur United during the upcoming 2021 Malaysia Super League season

The Premier League has launched the second phase of its anti-piracy fight in Hong Kong and Malaysia

A raft of broadcast rights contracts signed for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup include deals with both public-service and pay-television broadcasters in Italy and the UK, as a priority is placed on maximum exp…

A new YouGov survey has found a 64-per-cent decrease in Malaysian consumers accessing pirated websites over the past 12 months

Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro has added rights to Portugal’s Primeira Liga to its sports output in a deal signed ahead of the start of the 2020-21 season this weekend.

Belgium’s Pro League is working with media rights-holder Eleven Sports, the subscription broadcaster, and the Mediapro agency to secure longer contracts with broadcasters in Europe, while a new 1:30pm (…

The English Premier League has launched its first anti-piracy campaign in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Indonesia

Five broadcast deals have been agreed in the Asia-Pacific region for the semi-finals and final of the 2020 Canadian Elite Basketball League Summer Series tournament

The Malaysian Football League has confirmed that it is taking legal action against Iflix, saying the OTT platform failed to honour a 10-year media rights contract agreed in 2018

International subscription sports broadcaster beIN Media Group has commissioned a new esports series that will offer a simulation of the final six rounds from Spanish football’s 2019-20 season.

One of DAZN’s most senior executives in Southeast Asia, senior vice-president Alex Peebles, is departing the business later this year. The move comes as DAZN is finally set to launch in the region.

Winnie Chan discusses the latest Malaysian Football League domestic media and sponsorship rights deals and the challenges the league has faced, and the action it is taking to overcome them.

The value of the Malaysia Football League’s domestic media and sponsorship rights have dropped significantly in the latest deal with Telekom Malaysia after two previous rights rounds of inflated valuations and, ultimately, collapsed deals.