China Sports Media (CSM)

The China Sports Media agency has agreed a three-season deal to distribute the international media rights for the Chinese Volleyball Super League (CVL), from 2021-22 to 2023-24

The German Bundesliga was the first of the 'Big Five' European football leagues to secure a media-rights deal with Chinese state broadcaster CCTV for the 2021-22 season

As the fallout continues from the collapse of PP Sports, the media rights value of major European football properties in China has fallen sharply in new deals agreed ahead of the 2021-22 season

Chinese technology and media giant Tencent has acquired non-exclusive streaming rights in China to the German Bundesliga in a two-season deal covering 2021-22 and 2022-23

The China Sports Media agency has distributed digital media rights in China for the forthcoming Copa América tournament to streaming platforms PP Sports, Kuaishou and Huya in non-exclusive deals.

The Chinese Super League is heading for a massive drop in its domestic media-rights income under a series of deals being finalised for the 2021 season onward.

The China Sports Media agency has extended its exclusive broadcast production and distribution agreement with the Chinese Football Association for four more years until 2023

The China Sports Media agency has announced the appointment of Mediapro Asia – the Asian arm of the Mediapro Group agency – to exclusively distribute media rights of the 2019 CFA Cup in the Asia-Pacific reg…

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.

China Sports Media’s deal for Chinese Super League domestic rights – the emblematic deal of China’s sports-rights gold rush – will be worth just two-thirds of its initial annual value following a renegotiation.

The China Sports Media agency has struck a five-year extension to its rights deal for the Chinese Super League, the top division of domestic club football.

Streaming platform PPTV’s acquisition of Bundesliga digital rights in China last month secures its position as the country’s pre-eminent football broadcaster.

Chinese retail giant Suning’s sporting subsidiaries are filling gaps in the country’s media-rights market left by the retreat of streaming operator LeSports.

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky picked up Chinese Super League rights last week for a fairly small rights-fee over the next two-and-a-half years.

Behind Le Sports’s huge Chinese Super League deal is a partnership that could shift the competitive balance of the Chinese digital market.

China Sports Media’s huge deal with the Chinese Super League is a gamble on the expansion of the country’s digital rights market and the government’s plans to build football into a major national sport.