Vietnam

Talks between the English Premier League and social media platform Facebook to finalise two media-rights deals in Asia have collapsed, SportBusiness Media understands

Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister, Vương Đình Huệ, has called for efforts to intensify in divesting public-service broadcaster VTV’s stake in VSTV, the service provider of pay-television broadcaster Kplus, ac…

Uefa and its sales agent, CAA Eleven, have finalised multiple deals for national-team media rights around the world with the Nations League to begin this evening (September 6), TV Sports Markets understands.

The Lagardère Sports agency has finalised three free-to-air deals for rights to the 2018 Association of Southeast Asian Nations Football Federation (AFF) Championship.

Facebook Watch, the social media company’s streaming service, will roll out globally a year after it launched in the US.

The Infront agency has already exceeded its guarantee to Fifa for rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups across Asia with rights to the 2022 tournament still to sell in all but its most-valuable market, China, TV Sports Markets understands.

Facebook has acquired English Premier League rights in Vietnam, its second deal for the league’s rights in a major Southeast Asian market.

Vietnamese public-service broadcaster VTV has struck a late deal for rights to the 2018 Fifa World Cup, making it one of the last markets to lock down coverage of the national team football tournament.

The CAA Eleven agency has launched new tenders in Greece, Japan and Vietnam for rights to Uefa national team properties.

The MP & Silva agency has relaunched BallBall, a digital football service it operates in the Southeast Asian markets of Indonesia and Vietnam in partnership with media conglomerate News Corporation.

Vietnamese pay-television operator Vietnam Cable Television (VTVcab) has acquired exclusive rights in the country to North American basketball league the NBA.

Vietnamese pay-television operator Vietnam Cable Television (VTVcab) has agreed a two-season deal to broadcast European club football competition the Uefa Champions League.

Vietnamese pay-television operator Vietnam Cable Television (VTVcab) has said it remains in talks over rights for the Uefa Champions League after the group stages of the 2016-17 season of the European club football competition commenced without coverage in the country.

Vietnamese public-service broadcaster VTV has been confirmed as the host broadcaster for the 2016 Asian Beach Games.

Tour de France organiser Amaury Sport Organisation has said the 2016 edition of the cycling race will have new broadcast partners as it prepares to commence tomorrow (Saturday).

The MP & Silva agency has recouped about 60 per cent of its investment in English Premier League rights in Vietnam from a deal with pay-television broadcaster K Plus.

K Plus of VSTV, a joint venture between national broadcaster VTV and French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus, has retained rights to the English Premier League in Vietnam after agreeing a sublicensing deal with the MP & Silva agency.