CCTV (China)

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

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

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 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 AFL Aussie rules football league has today (Friday) announced that three Chinese free-to-air broadcasters will show live coverage of its upcoming game in the country.

Chinese internet company Tencent has acquired rights for the upcoming Rio 2016 summer Olympic Games in a sublicensing deal with state broadcaster CCTV.

Australian Football League club Port Adelaide has struck a rights deal with Chinese state-owned broadcaster CCTV.

English Premier League club Arsenal has entered into a partnership with Total Soccer, the leading football programme on the CCTV Sports channel operated by the Chinese state broadcaster.

CCTV 5, the sports channel operated by Chinese state broadcaster CCTV, has acquired rights for football’s English Premier League.

Chinese online television service provider PPTV has snatched rights for LaLiga, the new brand name for the Spanish Football League.

German Bundesliga football club Bayern Munich has entered into a content partnership with Chinese state-owned broadcaster CCTV.

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has extended its partnership with the International Olympic Committee by acquiring the exclusive rights in China for the four editions of the Olympic Games spanning 2018 to 2024.

North American ice hockey league the NHL has signed a rights deal with Chinese state broadcaster CCTV.

The CCTV 5 sports channel, which is operated by state broadcaster CCTV, has acquired media rights for the Trophée des Champions, the annual football match between the winners of the French Ligue 1 and Coupe de France tournaments.

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has acquired rights for the new Formula E motor-racing championship.

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV and Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE have acquired rights for the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) 2014 Hockey World Cup national team tournament.