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Asia's Top Sports Media Properties: ONE, CSL, IPL And The Continent's Other Leaders

Wed Jan 11 01:17:27 EST 2017 | Forbes
Asia, a continent with a long history of importing its major professional sports, has really come into its own over the past decade when it comes to building athletic competition from within.   While most of the region’s favorite leagues, teams and players still come from Europe and the United States, a select group of organizations representing a variety of sports are beginning to emerge as real threats to their Western counterparts. From domestic staples to entities with an..

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Asia, a continent with a long history of importing its major professional sports, has really come into its own over the past decade when it comes to building athletic competit..
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(Adds quotes, details on aid, agreements) By Martin Petty and Neil Jerome Morales MANILA Jan 12 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the Philippines on Thursday for a two-..
MUMBAI – Disney is expected to cut about 90 members of its staff in India, having previously announced that it is getting out of local film production. The move comes at a moment w..
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The details involving Prince’s fortune he left behind may be just as intriguing as the man himself. The musician left behind millions in real estate and he eschewed the stock marke..
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows his head before the Philippine flag during a welcome ceremony at the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Er..