Coupang nets exclusive AFC rights in Korea
South Korean e-commerce company Coupang has secured exclusive rights to all Asian Football Confederation (AFC) properties from 2025 to 2028
Coupang Play furthers F1 association, Fuji TV retains rights
South Korean streaming platform Coupang Play has secured a long-term association with Formula 1 by agreeing a rights deal with the motor racing championship
AFF Championship value up in Vietnam as on-pitch success fuels interest
A ‘golden generation’ of men’s footballers have helped make Vietnam the most valuable market for Asean Football Federation Championship rights for the second tournament in succession.
Premier Sports renews NRL rights in Asia
Pay broadcaster Premier Sports Asia has acquired exclusive live rights in more than 20 markets in Asia for Australia's National Rugby League in a five-year deal from 2023 to 2027
PFL extends with Korean rights-holder IB Sports, targets Seoul event
US-based mixed martial arts promotion the Professional Fighters League has agreed a two-year renewal of its deal with South Korean rights-holder, media group IB Sports, as it plans to stage an event in…
Coupang pays big increase to take LaLiga from SPOTV in Korea
The value of Spanish LaLiga rights in South Korea has more than doubled as local ecommerce group Coupang made the property one of its biggest exclusive rights acquisitions to date.
Coupang Play acquires LaLiga rights in South Korea
South Korean e-commerce company Coupang has taken a significant stride in its sports broadcasting ambitions by securing rights to the Spanish LaLiga in a five-year deal covering 2023-24 to 2027-28
Coupang Play acquires rights for NHL ice hockey
South Korean ecommerce and streaming company Coupang has acquired exclusive rights for NHL ice hockey in a deal covering the upcoming 2022-23 season
JTBC furious over KLPGA sales process as SBS set to renew
An impending renewal of Korean Ladies Professional Golf Association’s domestic media rights by SBS is being bitterly opposed by rival broadcaster JTBC, which has threatened legal action.
Asia League Ice Hockey launches streaming service ahead of long-awaited return
Asia League Ice Hockey (ALH) has launched a streaming service ahead of its return this weekend
Premier League defies trends to increase value in Asia-Pacific outside China
The Premier League’s latest round of rights sales in Apac is considered a major success, despite a substantial drop in overall value due to the collapse in the market in China.
ONE Esports unveils Apac esports and gaming show Gamer’s Paradise
Esports and gaming promoter ONE Esports is today launching a new television show, Gamer's Paradise, in partnership with presenting sponsor Marriott Bonvoy
Warner Bros. Discovery outlines new India, Southeast Asia and Korea leadership
Warner Bros. Discovery has outlined its new leadership team in India, Southeast Asia and Korea following the $43bn (€40.6n) merger between media conglomerates WarnerMedia and Discovery earlier this year.
Tottenham Hotspur to play Sevilla in South Korea
Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur will face Spanish LaLiga outfit Sevilla in the second of two friendly matches as part of the North London-based team’s pre-season tour of South Korea later this y…
Korea’s CJ ENM finalises multi-year UFC rights deal
South Korean media group CJ ENM has secured exclusive rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in South Korea as part of a “multi-year” agreement with the mixed martial arts promotion.
UFC value to treble in Korea as streaming manoeuvres continue
The sharp increase in the UFC’s value was driven by two rounds of competitive bidding between CJ, Eclat and a third bidder understood to be a local agency.
Apple dips a toe with MLB but has plans for NFL cannonball
Apple’s first foray into sport may appear similar to Amazon’s low-cost experimentation, but the tech giant plans to accelerate into a wide-ranging premium sports strategy.