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04/04/17
Bangladesh May Not Support BCCI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India's move to "stall the proposed constitutional and financial reforms" in the Int'l Cricket Council "may suffer a roadblock" if the BCCI tries to send former BCCI president and ICC Chair N. Srinivasan as its representative at the world body's board meeting ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

04/04/17
Perform Group Partners With WAGTI

Perform Group partnered with South Korea-based marketing firm WAGTI to manage and promote the Korean edition of Goal. The partnership will extend beyond the management of the Korean Goal and into expanding the Goal brand in Korea. Through the partnership, WAGTI will drive commercial partnerships and ...

Tags: Media, Asia

04/04/17
NHL Not Going To 2018 Olympics

The NHL "is not going" to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, according to Stephen Whyno of the AP. The league announced its decision Monday afternoon, saying that the matter was "officially closed." The league said that "no meaningful dialogue had materialized" in talks with the NHL P ...

Tags: Olympics, Asia, North America

04/03/17
AIFF Announces Four-Nation Tourney

The All India Football Federation will launch a "new invitational annual international tournament to be named Champions Cup from August," according to the PTI. The multi-continent, four-team tournament will have participation from an Asian, African and a North American country, in addition to h ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, India

03/31/17
NHL Begins Formal Push Into China

The NHL formally launched its push into the Chinese market on Wednesday with the announcement of the league’s first ever preseason games in the country. As part of the announcement, which is part of a multi-year deal with China-based commercial sports company Bloomage Int'l Group, the L.A. Kin ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, China

03/30/17
Tottenham Announces £33M Profit

Tottenham Hotspur’s latest financial results "revealed that the north London club made a post-tax profit" of £33M for the year ending June 30, 2016, according to Nicholas Godden of the LONDON TIMES. Club Chair Daniel Levy said that the ...

Tags: Finance, India

03/30/17
Reebok Announces Chinese Strategy

Reebok enlisted "China’s hottest grandpa," Wang Deshun, as a brand ambassador as it announced plans to open 500 stores by '20 and "create China specific products in a bid to become China’s best fitness brand," according to Danielle Long of THE DRUM. The 80-year old model, "who made ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, China

03/29/17
Route Mobile Founders Invest In Esports

Route Mobile founders Rajdip and Sandip Gupta announced an investment of $10M "to start an electronic gaming startup, Cobx Gaming Ventures," according to OUTLOOK INDIA. Cobx Founder Rajdip said, "As avid gamers ourselves, we have always wanted to contribute to the growth of professional esports." Mu ...

Tags: Finance, India

03/28/17
Arsenal Expands BNN Partnership

BNN Technology expanded its relationship with Arsenal. The new deal will see the Chinese technology, content and services company deliver content, develop coaching programs and provide VIP experiences for Chinese football fans while also offering e ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom, China

03/24/17
Tour De France To Hold Criterium In China

Tour de France organizers said that they will "stage a Shanghai criterium featuring top riders this year" as the event "bids to attract a following in China," according to the AFP. The "Etape China" for "thousands of enthusiasts" will be held in Changsha in September, before the criterium for elite ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, China

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