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BeIN Sports Lands Champions League Broadcast Rights In Asia For 2015-18

04 / 24 / 14

BeIN Sports "has struck a deal" with UEFA for Champions League rights in Indonesia, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, according to SOCCEREX. The agreement spans the '15-18 rights cycle and guarantees beIN Sports "will show two live Champions League games per match night and one Europa League game per kic...

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ICC's T20 To Bring In Big Bucks For Star

The Int'l Cricket Council Twenty20 World Cup cricket tournament, which began on March 16 and saw the Super 10 league matches flag off with the India - Pakistan tie on Friday, will rake in close to Rs 380 crore ($62M) for the broadcaster, Star Sports, according to Urvi Malvania of the the Indian BU ...

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03/24/14
Future Of Indian GP Depends On Gov.

Indian Grand Prix promoter Jaypee Sports Int'l CEO Sameer Gaur said that F1's return to the Buddh Int'l Circuit in '15 "will depend on how the next central government treats the sport," according to IANS. Gaur said that he will meet F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone next month "in his bid to get the race bac ...

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03/24/14
Buriram To Be Motorsports Hub

Buriram Int'l Circuit President Newin Chidchob said on Friday that Buriram "will become Southeast Asia’s motorsport hub in the near future," according to Kittipong Thongsombat of the BANGKOK POST. The 4.5km circuit, designed by Hermann Tilke of Germany, "is expected to be complete in August, t ...

Tags: Facilities, Asia

03/24/14
Urawa Plays Game In Empty Stadium

J.League side Urawa Red Diamonds drew 1-1 with Shimizu S-Pulse on Sunday in a game played in an empty stadium as punishment for a racist "Japanese only" banner "put up by hardline fans that deeply embarrassed" the J.League, according to the AFP. League officials hit Japan's best-supported club "with ...

Tags: International Football, Japan

03/20/14
Japanese Club Releases Business Book

Japanese professional baseball team Yokohama DeNA BayStars is releasing an illustrated book of business ideas that it hopes will be applicable beyond sport. Entitled "Tsugi no Yakyu" (Next Baseball), the book will go on sale on Thursday for 1,300 yen ($12.80), and contains 143 ideas selected from mo ...

Tags: Franchises, Japan

03/20/14
IPL Teams Seek Resolution On Revenue

The eight franchises of the Indian Premier League will be "keen to know" how the Board of Control for Cricket in India plans to "make up for their revenue losses at their meeting" with the Board and IPL officials in Chennai, according to the DECCAN HERALD. The teams are "likely to see a significant ...

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03/20/14
U.S. PGA Tour Pledges To Stay In China

The U.S.'s PGA Tour "has pledged to stay in China for the long haul after taking the bold step of setting up a domestic circuit offering players a new route to the top level, including the Olympic Games," according to the AFP. In a move "that could have a big impact on mainland golf, and even the sp ...

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03/20/14
Tokyo To Put Up Multi-Language Signs

Tokyo and the central government "launched on Wednesday a public-private council to come up with ways to put up more multiple-language signs for the 2020 Olympics," according to Masaaki Kameda of the JAPAN TIMES. Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe said at the council’s inauguration, “It’s i ...

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03/20/14
Zee Rebuts Dhoni's Allegations

India's leading media company Zee Media Corp. Ltd. on Tuesday "vehemently rebutted the allegations in the defamation civil suit" filed by India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the Madras high court, where he alleged Zee news of telecasting "malicious" news about him, according to the PTI. Th ...

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03/19/14
Indian Cricketer Sues Zee TV

India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni "has sued" private TV network Zee TV "for defamation," according to the BBC. Dhoni filed a case in the Madras High Court demanding 1B rupees ($16.4M) in damages from the channel. He said that Zee TV "has been showing false reports suggesting his involvement ...

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