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The Dentsu agency got off to a good start in its 2020 and 2022 Olympics rights sales in Southeast Asia, striking a deal in Singapore that delivered a fee increase and avoided a repeat of the fraught negotiations for Rio 2016.

The value of English Premier League rights has fallen significantly in Singapore and declined once again in Malaysia with each country’s incumbent rights-holder needing to cut costs internally and facing little external competition.

Fox Sports Asia’s new two-and-a-half-season deal with IMG for Serie A rights in Singapore and Malaysia, is understood to be worth about $7m (€6.1m) for both territories combined, equating to about $2.3m

The 2018 Olympic Games was shown live in Singapore after a late deal with pay-television broadcaster Eleven Sports, which showed some coverage free-to-air.

Eleven Sports Network’s deal for Euro 2016 in Singapore also included rights to the 2020 European Championship, plus European Qualifier matches from 2016-17 to 2021-22

SIS, a provider of end-to-end products and services to the betting and broadcast industries, has extended its rights deal with Singapore Pools

Singaporean media company Mediacorp has secured rights to the 2020 summer Olympic Games and 2022 winter Olympic Games, both of which will be held in Asia

Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports Asia has agreed an exclusive, multi-year rights agreement to broadcast Italian Serie A football matches in Singapore and Malaysia.

Singapore-based telco StarHub has acquired rights in Singapore and Indonesia for the Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana club football competitions

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Two recent deals with the National Basketball Association have fulfilled different needs for Eleven Sports Network in Singapore and Taiwan.

Eurosport’s acquisition of Champions League rights in Singapore is a message to rights-holders and platforms about the broadcaster’s growing ambitions, according to chief executive Peter Hutton.

MP & Silva fought off competition from rival agencies Dentsu, Infront Sports & Media, and World Sport Group this month to land an advisory deal with the Football Association of Singapore.

Interview with Andrea Radrizzani, co-founder of MP & Silva, on the agency’s six-year advisory deal with the Football Association of Singapore.

Singapore cross-carriage ruling will drive down sports rights fees

Singapore pay-TV platform StarHub hits out at the way English Premier League sold its rights to rival operator SingTel, but StarHub looks set to emerge the winner

Broadcasters worried by Pitch and MP & Silva joint venture but rivals say it's business as usual

Neo explains why it bid big for New Zealand cricket rights

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

Singapore carriage deals show new ESS channel strategy

Vietnam deal closes Asian sales

Feeding frenzy for Premier League rights continues in Asia; IMG Media and MP & Silva battle it out for Asian rights

Premier League turns to trusted partners in Africa and Singapore

Regulation took the heat out of Singapore, Starhub's change of heart has even bigger impact

Deal in Australia takes ESS over $100m profit threshold for global ICC rights sales