Naomi Osaka signs luxury brand sponsorship deal

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has signed a sponsorship agreement with Swiss luxury watch brand Tag Heuer. Most recently, Osaka signed a ‘seven figure deal’...

PP Sports and Premier League legal battle rumbles on

PP Sports is preparing to take legal action against the Premier League, the Financial Times has reported. The Chinese streaming service, which is owned by...

New Japanese rugby union league set to launch in 2022

A new three-division rugby union league is set to debut in Japan in 2022, according to the country’s Rugby Football Union. The new league will...

AFC names Sportradar as video and data distribution partner

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has enlisted the services of Sportradar, signing an eight-year global data and video rights contract with the digital media...

China Mobile grows La Liga presence with media rights deal

Telecommunications company China Mobile has agreed a non-exclusive media rights deal with La Liga which runs until 2022/23. Under the terms of the contract, China...

Indonesian badminton players banned for life for betting breaches

Eight badminton players from Indonesia have been handed severe penalties by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for betting offences. The players, who primarily competed in...

BCCI separates with IMG over IPL event rights

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has parted ways with International Management Group (IMG) ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League...

Shanghai begins work on global ‘esports capital’ facility

Designs for a new esports hub in Shanghai have been revealed, as work begins on the $900 million Shanghai International New Cultural and Creative...

End of Gulf Crisis raises fresh hopes of Newcastle Utd takeover

Saudi Arabia’s three-and-a-half year blockade of neighbouring Qatar has come to an end, alongside its far reaching political consequences there are also significant implications...

Extreme E to deliver sustainable broadcasts with NEP partners

Extreme E has made a commitment to making its broadcasts eco-friendly by teaming up with production firm NEP Group and its broadcast partners. For the...