South-East Asia

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired broadcast rights to the nascent eSkootr Championship (eSC) in the Middle East and North Africa, along with parts of Southeast Asia

Bangkok-based events organiser Fresh Air Festival has appointed IMG to produce and distribute broadcast coverage of the forthcoming pre-season friendly match between Manchester United and Liverpool

Pay-television operator beIN Sports has acquired media rights to the FIM Speedway Grand Prix World Championship in a season-long agreement with new event promotor Discovery Sports Events, the global promotion…

Liverpool is to play a friendly against fellow Premier League outfit Crystal Palace at the National Stadium in Singapore as part of its forthcoming pre-season tour of Southeast Asia

Video game developer Riot Games has appointed ONE Esports, an arm of mixed martial arts promotion ONE Championship, to produce content for its League of Legends: Wild Rift Champions SEA esports tournament

LaLiga, the organising body for the top two domestic football leagues in Spain, has announced that it will launch its new OTT streaming service in Indonesia and Thailand later this month

Indonesia-based streaming service Mola has acquired exclusive rights to the Professional Fighters League in Italy, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia as part of a “multi-year” deal with the mixed-martial art…

Pan-regional sports broadcaster SPOTV has secured exclusive rights to the US Masters golf tournament in eight markets across Southeast Asia as part of a one-year deal with the Augusta National Golf Club

EA Sports has appointed ONE Esports, the esports division of Asian mixed martial arts promotion ONE Championship, to organise its 2022 EA Sports Champions Cup (EACC) events that begin next month

Vietnamese telco FPT has secured exclusive rights in Vietnam to the Professional Fighters League, as part of a season-long agreement with the four-year-old mixed martial arts promotion

Johan Buse, head of StarHub's consumer business unit, spoke to SportBusiness Media about how its new six-season deal for Premier League rights fits into the company's wider strategy.

Indonesian media group Emtek has acquired the media rights for the 2022 Fifa World Cup, in a deal brokered by the Infront agency

Pan-regional sports broadcaster SPOTV has agreed a carriage deal with Indonesian telecoms operator First Media

Pan-regional sports broadcaster SPOTV has launched a mobile streaming app. SPOTV Now will provide live and on-demand access to linear pay-television channels SPOTV and SPOTV2 across Southeast Asia

Singaporean telco Singtel has expanded its carriage deal with pan-regional broadcaster beIN Sports to add two channels

StarHub faces a challenge to monetise its Premier League rights given the strong fee it has paid and difficult conditions in Singapore's pay-television market.

Singapore telco StarHub has acquired non-exclusive media rights covering the 2022 Formula One season. StarHub will show all races this season live on its linear channels and streaming platform