THE ASIA PACIFIC pay TV sector is the most vibrant in the world, with subscribers up by 45 million and revenues up by $1.40 billion over the next five years. Pay TV penetration will stay at around 69%.

China and India together will account for 80% of the region’s 676 million pay TV subscribers by 2025. India will add 24 million pay TV subscribers over the next five years. However, China will peak in 2021 with a slow decline thereafter. OTT penetration and competition will remain much higher in China than in India.

Jan 18, 2020 18:01
LYON: UEFA has released the 11th edition of the European Club Footballing Landscape report, its annual club licensing benchmarking report on European club football. Europe’s top-division clubs generated a combined profit for the second successive year in 2018, but the gap between the wealthiest sides and the rest continues to grow, according to the report.
Nov 13, 2019 16:11
NEW YORK: With esports revenues and viewership mounting, industry insiders believe the market is poised for continued growth as investors increasingly jump in, revenue sources evolve and technology rapidly advances. That’s according to the second annual Esports Survey of more than 200 executives conducted by law firm Foley & Lardner LLP and The Esports Observer.
Sep 30, 2019 13:09
MUMBAI: Japanese sportswear brand ASICS, "Gold Partner" for next year's Summer Olympics in Tokyo, has ambitions to be the most visible brand in India during the mega event. 
Sep 14, 2019 10:09
LONDON: Electric street racing single-seater series the ABB FIA Formula E Championship has further accelerated its audience growth across the board in season five and still remains the sport of choice for young fans, with 72% of followers on social channels under the age of 35.
Jun 10, 2019 17:06
BENGALURU: Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore, owned by India’s biggest liquor maker United Spirits Limited, doubled its revenues in the 2018-19 financial year, despite finishing a lowly sixth among the eight teams in contention.   RCB was bought by UCL in 2008 and was made a subsidiary of the group.
May 06, 2019 17:05
NEW DELHI: The 8th India Golf & Turf Expo – South Asia’s largest golf industry trade show - emphasized on the importance of generating revenues for the golf industry through tourism.
Apr 26, 2019 15:04
NEW YORK: WWE released their full first quarter 2019 financial results Thursday. Revenues for the quarter were $182.4 million, down from $187.7 million in the same quarter last year. The company reported a net loss of $8.4 million as against a profit of $14.8 million in the first quarter of 2018. This decrease was primarily driven by the drop in live event revenue and lower merchandise sales.
Apr 10, 2019 18:04
MUMBAI: French sportswear brand Decathlon became the number one sports retail brand in the country by earnings in the financial year 2017-18, the Economic Times reports.
Feb 13, 2019 15:02
NEW YORK: Global esports revenues will hit $1.1 billion in 2019, up 26.7% since last year amid ballooning revenues from advertising, sponsorship and media rights to competitive video gaming, according to a study published by Newzoo, a gaming industry analytics firm, on Tuesday.
Jul 30, 2018 16:07
NEW YORK: The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has once again enhanced its reputation of being one of the most bankable sports properties in the world with revenues amounting to a whopping $281.6 million for the second quarter of 2018 between April 1 and June 30. This is an increase of 31% from last year’s revenues during the same quarter.