CCTV (China)

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV is to resume live broadcasts of NBA games on March 8, beginning with the All Star game that day, according to media reports in China

Three big deals by telco China Mobile have raised cautious hopes for competition in the Chinese rights market after a dreadful 2020.

Chinese streaming platform China Mobile Migu will carry live and on-demand coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and the 2022 Fifa World Cup, under a deal with state broadcaster…

CCTV, the state-run Chinese broadcaster, will air the fifth game of the NBA Finals series, marking the first time an NBA game will be broadcast in China since a controversial tweet damaged the nation’s r…

The NBA season got underway yesterday (Thursday) without television coverage in China as state broadcaster CCTV maintained its blackout amid a long-running dispute with the basketball league

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has switched its coverage of English Premier League football matches to its less popular CCTV5 Plus sports channel in a move analysts are linking to diplomatic tensions between…

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has moved to deny claims that it will resume its coverage of the NBA basketball league

Sports and entertainment group Endeavor has secured a $260m loan to help it through the Covid-19 downturn, the Wall Street Journal reports. The loan supplements an existing $2

Brooklyn Nets owner Joseph Tsai has expressed his desire for Chinese state broadcaster CCTV to resume its coverage of the NBA basketball league amid the continued fallout caused by a tweet sent last year…

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has responded to the recent furore over Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweets on the Hong Kong democracy protests, saying the league would back the right to…

France’s Ligue 1 has continued to make an impact in its key target market of China after Saturday’s Trophée des Champions match was watched by a live audience of 1.8m v

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV last week agreed a sublicensing deal with the Suning conglomerate to acquire Uefa Champions League rights for the remainder of the current cycle, from 2018-19 to 2020-21

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV is in discussions to renew rights to three of its most important football properties: the Uefa Champions League, Germany’s Bundesliga and Italy’s Serie A.

The PP Sports division of Chinese new media company PPTV has acquired exclusive new media rights in China to Ligue 1, the top division of French club football

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.

The value of Australian Open tennis rights in China increased by 75 per cent in the new cycle, from 2018 onward, following new digital and linear broadcast deals.

The Chinese Basketball Association is close to reaching its media-rights income target of $60m (€51m) per season for the current cycle.