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Sports Department

Sports Department

The Team

Cai Yanjiang – Director

Kesang – Senior Project Manager

Kim Hyun Cheol – Senior Broadcast Rights Manager

Nur Jalilah Jali- Project Coordinator



Chairperson: Mr. Kimoon LEE

Mr. Kimoon LEE, the Head of KBS Sports has been elected as the Chairperson of the ABU Sports Group at its 65th ABU Sports Conference in Nur-sultan, Kazakhstan June 17-19, 2019

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.

Broadcast Rights Committee

Chairperson : General Boonyarit Wismol, Executive Secretary of TV Pool of Thailand

Committee Members :-

TPT Thailand
AIR India
RTM Malaysia
Qazsports Kazakhstan

The Broadcast Rights Committee or BRC 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.

Finance Committee

Chairperson : Mr Apni Jaya Putra, Director of Program and News Affairs of TVRI Indonesia

Committee Members :
KBS Korea
DD India
ATN Afghanistan
TVRI Indonesia
TVB Hong Kong

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.