Making headlines this week: Tencent acquires domestic rights for the CSL, MediaPro Asia to land CSL global rights distribution tender, China’s women’s national football team qualifies for Tokyo Olympics, Beijing 2022 test events celebrate 300-day countdown, Bilibili signs exclusive partnership with Activision Blizzard & nets broadcast rights to Overwatch League, and Alibaba accepts record US$2.8B fine.
Everton and technical partner hummel’s More Then Eleven 2020/21 kit launch campaign, which spotlighted the strong bond between the Blues and their diverse worldwide fanbase, has taken the top prize at the UK Sponsorship Awards.
This month LaLiga and GOL introduced a new viewing experience for football fans in Spain, showing the Basque derby between Real Sociedad and Athletic Club live via the streaming service Twitch.
AC Milan becomes the first Serie A club to sign the Manifesto of Non-Hostile Communication for Sport, sharing its ten principles for responsible online behaviour to prevent hate speech.
LaLiga President Javier Tebas Medrano has been proposed by European Leagues as its representative on the UEFA Executive Committee (ExCo) for the next 4 years.
Expansion of the Women’s Super League is ‘inevitable’ in the ‘medium term’, says Kelly Simmons, the FA's director of the women's professional game, with the Championship set to have an extra club next season.
The U.S. women's national team has had a settlement with the U.S. Soccer Federation regarding working conditions approved by a federal judge, providing a victory within a larger battle for equal gender treatment.
Championship sides Swansea and Birmingham are taking part in a week-long boycott of social platforms in protest at what they see as the companies’ failure to tackle abuse, while players and staff at Scottish side Rangers are doing the same.
Making headlines this week: The CFA looks forward to financially healthier 2021, NBA launches basketball school in Haikou, World University Games postponed until 2022, Tencent bets billions on gamers, Tencent Video eyes 50% subscription price hike, and which Chinese video-sharing site is right for your brand?
Manchester City Football Club has released its Annual Report for 2019-20, showing a net loss of £126m. The report covers an unprecedented season that was paused between March and June 2020, and then completed in the 2020-21 financial year, as a result of the global pandemic.
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