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ABU Sports at 19th Asian Games, Hangzhou 2022

Hangzhou 2022, the 19th Asian Games, took place from September 23 – October 8, 2023.

The ABU Sports team produced the live television broadcast signal for these countries from the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in Hangzhou. The tailormade feed focused on athletes and sports catering to the need of these countries. Sports selection is based on the specific requirement of these members.

The production at the IBC is managed by a team of experienced broadcast professionals from ABU Sports partners and members. The team has been involved in all major ABU productions including the Olympics, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games in the past.

The ABU also put up a similar on-site production during Tokyo in 2020.

TVRI Sports broadcast Grand Finals of Snapdragon Pro Series Season 3 SEA Challenge


Mobile Legend Bang Bang (MLBB) has captured the hearts of the young generation across South-East Asia, and the Snapdragon Pro Series Season 3 SEA Challenge has solidified its position as a premier esports event in the region. Over the past few weeks, the tournament has witnessed intense competition between the best 16 teams from South-East Asia. TVRI, the national television broadcaster of Indonesia, aired the three-day grand finals event on their sports channel TVRI Sport.

The grand finals took place at the Istora Senayan, Gelora Bung Karno Sports Complex in Jakarta from July 21st to July 23rd, 2023. The event was hosted by EFG, a potential key partner for ABU Sports, making it a major spectacle for esports enthusiasts in the region.

ABU Sports visit TVRI Sports to enhance Sports content


TVRI Sports, the 24-hour sports channel under TVRI Indonesia, has recently engaged in fruitful discussions with ABU Sports.

The meeting took place at TVRI Sports headquarters, where representatives from ABU Sports led by Director of ABU Sports Cai Yan Jiang were welcomed by TVRI Sports colleagues and the TVRI Director of Programme, Pipiet Irianto. 

Irianto shed light on TVRI Sports’ 24-hour operations and its content sourcing strategy, which heavily relied on partnerships with sports marketing agencies. TVRI Sports has been broadcasting LIVE content from ABU Sports such as the Universiades Games, World Fist-Ball Championship, and more. 

Expressing keen interest in expanding their sports content, TVRI Sports aims to strengthen ties with ABU Sports for additional offerings from ABU Sports’ vast catalogue on its exchange ASEN.

ABU Sports recently provided TVRI Sports with free rights content for the 3-day E-Sports event, Snapdragon Mobile Legends, held in Jakarta. The live streaming of the event was seamlessly transmitted via SRT and broadcast on TVRI Sports’ Free-to-Air (FTA) platform, delighting sports fans across the nation.


World Archery Shows on ASEN (ABU Sports & Entertainment Network)

Beginning July, ABU Sports & Entertainment Network, will distribute a 17-minute Magazine Show featuring World Archery events and other related sports. The monthly magazine will have both English and international version with transcripts and run-down. The shows are a result of a partnership agreement signed between ABU and World Archery in April 2023. Registered members of ASEN can download and use the content for free- as part of ABU’s service to its members.


ABU takes 31st Chengdu 2021 University Games across Asia-Pacific

The 31st FISU World University Games ended with a glittering closing ceremony at the Chengdu Open Air Music Park, on August 8. Chengdu 2021 was the first major international multi-sport event held in China after the COVID-19 pandemic. The Games described as mini-Olympics ran from July 28 through Aug 8. ABU, as the official distribution partner of FISU in Asia & Pacific distributed the Games to over 20 broadcasters. Indonesia, Iran and Turkey took selected live television feed on daily basis. ABU also distributed daily highlights and news through ABU Sports & Entertainment Network- ASEN. A total 16 member broadcasters took the highlights and news.

ABU also distributed Live signal to Chinese Taipei. ELTA took over 100 hours of Live content. ABU Sports worked with and its service provider to deliver Live feed and daily highlights and news.