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HK Official Slams Legislative Committee

Top sports official Terry Smith added his voice to the "chorus of disapproval" over delays in funding approval for the proposed Kai Tak sports hub, highlighting the irony of what he called "political bloody-mindedness," according to Alvin Sallay of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. Smith, a member of th ...

Tags: Facilities, China

Eurosport Wins UEFA Rights In Singapore

Eurosport announced on Thursday that it has secured exclusive media rights for the UEFA Champions League in Singapore, according to CHANNEL NEWS ASIA. The channel, which is part of StarHub TV's Sports Group package, has an agreement with the European governing body of football for three years f ...

Tags: Media, Asia

Tiger Woords To Redo Chinese Golf Club

Tiger Woods will "redo a 27-hole facility," currently called Holiday Golf Club, that will reopen as Pacific Links National Golf Club, according to Bob Harig of ESPN. Woods is "headed to Asia this weekend" for a series of clinics in addition to announcing the golf course design project in China. ...

Tags: Facilities, Asia

Hisense Forks Out $7M For Red Bull Deal

Chinese consumer electronic brand Hisense is paying more than $2M annually to Infiniti Red Bull Racing as part of its recently announced partnership with the F1 team, according to an industry source. Marketing agency JMI, which secured the partnership, would not disclose any terms of the contract an ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, China, United Kingdom

Japan FA Reports $17.6M Surplus

The Japan FA produced a surplus of 2.14B yen ($17.6M) for '14, up by 1.7B yen ($10M) despite the national team's lack of success at the World Cup and Japanese club teams' mediocre performances in the Asian Champions League. Income increased to 18.88B yen ($143M) thanks to higher uniform sales and pr ...

Tags: Finance, Japan

Sports Ministry Suspends PCI

India's Sports Ministry on Wednesday suspended the recognition of the Paralympic Committee of India "with immediate effect for poor management and conduct of National Para Athletics Championships in Ghaziabad in March," according to the PTI. The ministry said that an inquiry conducted by Sports Auth ...

Tags: Olympics, India

Marbury Honored On China's Stamp

Former NBA player STEPHON MARBURY "has a statue in front of the arena of Beijing's Wukesong Stadium, three Chinese Basketball Association titles and now he has a postage stamp named in his name and face," according to XINHUA. Fresh off winning his third championship in the Chinese basketball leagu ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, China

Tokyo Faces Major Redevelopment

Jingu Gaien, a historic sports venue in Tokyo, "will undergo a major transformation in about a decade, in a move driven by the city’s plan to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics," according to Masaaki Kameda of the JAPAN TIMES. In addition to the plan to rebuild the National Stadium before ...

Tags: Facilities, Japan

PSSI, Sports Ministry Feud Heats Up

Newly elected Indonesian FA (PSSI) Chair La Nyalla Mattalitti has "accused" Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi of "scheming against the football federation after it was slapped with administrative sanctions by the ministry," according to Ami Afriatni of the JAKARTA GLOBE. Mattalitti on Monday "slamme ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Asia

HK Cricket In Line For Funding Boost

Hong Kong "will be in line for more funding" from the Int'l Cricket Council after the disbanding of the Asian Cricket Council, said top official John Cribbin, according to Alvin Sallay of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. Cribbin, who was VP of the ACC before the regional body was shut down by the ICC l ...

Tags: Finance, China

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