China withdraws as 2023 football Asian Cup host due to pandemic
Asian Cup

China withdraws as 2023 football Asian Cup host due to pandemic

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – China has withdrawn as the 2023 Asian Cup host due to the coronavirus, football officials said Saturday, with Beijing's strict zero-Covid strategy dealing another blow to the country's sporting ambitions. Authorities in China are pursuing a strategy of stamping out the virus entirely, which includes rapid lockdowns and mass testing, and […]

Asian Cup

/ 144 days ago

China withdraws as 2023 football Asian Cup host due to pandemic

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – China has withdrawn as the 2023 Asian Cup host due to the coronavirus, football officials said Saturday, with Beijing's strict zero-Covid strategy dealing another blow to the country's sporting ambitions. Authorities in China are pursuing a strategy of stamping out the virus entirely, which includes rapid lockdowns and mass testing, and […]
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AFC

/ 260 days ago

AFC Women's Asian Cup on Paramount+ starts Thursday, Jan. 20

Here in the United States, AFC Women's Asian Cup games on Paramount+ begin Thursday, January 20. China PR takes on Chinese Taipei in the opening fixture from India. CBS acquired the rights to broadcast Asian Football Confederation (AFC) tournaments up until 2024. This, of course, gives CBS exclusive rights to broadcast the tournament in the […]

Asian Cup

/ 489 days ago

CBS announces details about Asian Football Confederation

CBS Sports and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) today announced the details of a multi-platform agreement for Paramount+, ViacomCBS’ subscription streaming service, to serve as the exclusive U.S. home of AFC’s world-class competitions including the AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar Final Round, AFC Champions League, AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 and AFC Asian […]

Asian Cup

/ 495 days ago

Paramount+ adds Asian Football Confederation

First, Europe. Then South America followed by North America. And now Asia. Paramount+ is acquiring soccer rights from around the world and bringing them into homes across the United States. As part of a rights agreement with the Asian Football Confederation, Paramount+ has acquired the exclusive U.S. rights to the following competitions: • AFC Men’s […]