ABU Sports serve members in terms sports content acquisitions, and on-location production needs. With a mission to assist members, ABU Sports negotiate rights for major sports events and organises coverage for, and on behalf of its members. The team facilitates high-quality co-productions in collaboration with members, bringing together the talent of Asia and the Pacific. ABU Sports also provide rights-free content acquisition via its online sports programme exchange platform the ABU Sports & Entertainment Network.
Cai Yanjiang – Director
Kesang – Senior Project Manager
Nur Jalilah Jali- Assistant Project Manager
Mohd Izzuddin Shafiq Ideris- Team Assistant
ABU SPORTS GROUP
The ABU Sports Group is open to ABU members interested in sports broadcasting. The group meets twice a year. Its discussions cover sports rights and facilities to trends in sports broadcasting, information on upcoming events of interest and relations with sporting bodies.
Often, guest speakers are invited from federations, organising committees and sports agencies to attend the ABU Sports Conference, which is held back to back to the ABU Sports Group. The Secretariat maintains contact on sports matters with other broadcasting unions and major sports federations. The Head of Sport attends important international meetings on sports broadcasting and passes on information to the members.
Sports Group Chairperson
Ms Lorraine Yuen
Media Contents Committee
Chairperson : KBS Korea
Committee Members :-
RTHK Hong Kong SAR
The Media Contents Committee or MCC meets twice a year – during the ABU General Assembly in October and in Spring. The committee basically reviews the activities of the ABU Sports and discuss issues related to rights acquisition of sporting events.
Chairperson : CCTV China
Committee Members :
The committee is mandated to maintain that the expenditure from the Sports Fund is spent judiciously for the benefit of the members. The fund is basically meant to develop and enhance sports broadcasting and support a limited number of members who are unable to pay for the rights and technical costs.