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Chinese Conglomerate Suning Severs Ties With Local Football Clubs

March 2, 2021

Financially-strapped Chinese conglomerate Suning has announced that it is shutting down Jiangsu FC just months after…

Netflix Continues To Localise; Invests US$500m into South Korean Content

February 25, 2021

Netflix are poised to invest almost US$500m this year on films and television series produced in…

Asian Sports Championships Looking To Restart In Bubbles; But Are The Economics There?

February 23, 2021

The tension of restarting cultural activities - such as sports events - versus maintaining society's wellbeing…

UMG Co-Invests In Live Gig Streaming Platform With Korean Music Titans

February 19, 2021

Universal Music Group (UMG) is working with two K-Pop majors – Big Hit Entertainment and YG…

Beijing 2022 Piques Sponsorship Activation: Brands Still Cautious In “New Normal”

February 11, 2021

The Chinese winter sports industry has seen a leap in retail-related sales with less than a…

Vivo Set To Sever Ties With IPL Due To Political Pressure

February 9, 2021

Indian Premier League (IPL) title sponsor Vivo is poised to rescind its deal with the Board…

EPL’s Burnley Scours Asia For New Shirt Sponsor

February 6, 2021

English Premier League club Burnley are trying to hunt for a replacement for their current shirt…
Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 Domestic Sponsors Keep Faith With The Games

January 7, 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympic organising committee have announced all 68 domestic sponsors have agreed in principle to…

French Footballer Breaks Huawei Deal Due To Human Rights Abuse

December 11, 2020

French football striker Antoine Griezmann has severed his commercial ties  with Huawei, citing the reports that…
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Tokyo 2020 Tipped To Be The Most Expensive Summer Olympics

December 4, 2020

Organisers of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics are estimating that the event’s delay will cost US$1.9b,…