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Disney Channels Worldwide
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The 2018 AFC U-23 Championship (also known as the 2018 AFC U-23 Asian Cup) was the third edition of the AFC U-23 Championship, the biennial international age-restricted football championship organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for the men's under-23 national teams of Asia. A total of 16 teams competed in the tournament. It took place between 9–27 January 2018, and was hosted by China.Uzbekistan defeated Vietnam in the final to win their first title. Japan were the defending champions, but failed to defend the title after losing to Uzbekistan in the quarter-finals.2019 Africa Cup of Nations
The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, known as the Total 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, is scheduled to be the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the biennial international men's football championship of Africa organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The tournament will be hosted by Egypt. The competition will be held from 21 June to 19 July 2019, as per the decision of the CAF Executive Committee on 20 July 2017 to move the Africa Cup of Nations from January/February to June/July for the first time. It will also be the first Africa Cup of Nations expanded from 16 to 24 teams.The tournament was initially scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon. Cameroon would have hosted the competition for the first time since 1972. They were also the title holders after winning the previous edition. On 30 November 2018, Cameroon was stripped of hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations due to delays in the delivery of infrastructure, the Boko Haram insurgency and the Anglophone Crisis. On 8 January 2019, Egypt was chosen by the CAF Executive Committee as the host nation of the competition. The tournament has also been moved from the original dates of 15 June – 13 July to 21 June – 19 July due to Ramadan.Cameroon are the title holders.2019 Copa América
The 2019 Copa América is the 46th edition of the Copa América, the quadrennial international men's association football championship organized by South America's football ruling body CONMEBOL. It is held in Brazil. Chile are the two-time defending champions, having won the 2015 and 2016 editions of the tournament.2019 World Men's Handball Championship
The 2019 IHF World Men's Handball Championship, was the 26th event hosted by the International Handball Federation and held in Denmark and Germany from 10 to 27 January 2019. This was the first IHF World Men's Handball Championship to include more than one host country.A unified Korean team participated for the first time.Denmark, in a clean sweep, won their first title by defeating Norway 31–22 in the final. This was Norway's second final in a row and the first final since 1995 between two nations who had not won before. France captured the bronze medal after a 26–25 win over Germany.The tournament set a new spectator record with 906,283, helped by the fact that there were two home teams.AFC Champions League
The AFC Champions League, commonly known as the Asian Champions League, is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). Introduced in 2002, the competition is a continuation of the Asian Club Championship which had started in 1967. It is the premier club tournament in Asia, equivalent to the CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores, and the UEFA, CAF, CONCACAF and OFC Champions League competitions.
A total of 32 clubs compete in the round robin group stage of the competition. Clubs from Asia's strongest national leagues receive automatic berths, with clubs from lower-ranked nations eligible to qualify via the qualifying playoffs, and they are also eligible to participate in the AFC Cup. Since 2009, the champions do not qualify automatically for the following year's competition. The winner of the AFC Champions League qualifies for the FIFA Club World Cup.
The most successful club in the competition is the Pohang Steelers with a total of three titles. The reigning champions of the competition are the Kashima Antlers, who won the competition for the first time.Fox Sports (Southeast Asian TV network)
Fox Sports (formerly ESPN Star Sports) is a group of television sports channels broadcast to Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, currently operated by The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. It also oversees Fox Sports operations in Taiwan, and a version of Star Sports available in Mainland China and South Korea. As ESPN Star Sports, it was also operated in South Asia, but Star India took over the Indian business in 2013.
Originally launched in early 1990s as Star Sports (earlier Prime Sports) and ESPN by Star TV and ESPN International respectively, both parties have agreed to combine their operations in Asia in October 1996. News Corporation took the full control of the venture in 2012, and relaunched the channels in two phases in January 2013 and August 2014, respectively.Fox Sports International
Fox Sports International is an international sports programming and production division of Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International, one of the major media units of the Walt Disney Company. FSI operates the sports channels worldwide.
FSI cooperated with CanWest, the owner of Fox Sports World Canada, until its sale to Shaw Communications in 2010. In 2002, FSI partnered with now defunct HM Capital Partners to form Fox Pan American Sports LLC, one of the world's largest Spanish-language sports programming ventures spanning all of America.
Fox Sports International shares its name with the sports division of Fox Broadcasting Company and its US regional sports networks which was disaffiliated due to the acquisition and merger of 21st Century Fox, its parent, to Disney.Hong Seok-hyun
Hong Seok-hyun (born October 20, 1949) is a noted figure in South Korean media industry. He is the chairman of JoongAng Holdings, Korea Peace Foundation and Korea Baduk Association. He is a brother-in law of Lee Kun-hee.
In 1994 he became the president and publisher of JoongAng Ilbo. Since then, he has led major innovations in South Korean newspaper industry, and completed comprehensive and all-round media portfolio with different media organizations.
As being recognized by a wide range of global network and partnership of the company, he served as the president of the World Association of Newspapers from 2002 to early 2005, and was the first person from Asia to hold the post. He was also a president of the ROK's Korea Association of Newspapers from 2003 to 2005.
He has been active in public service as well. From late 70s to early 80s, he worked in the World Bank and South Korean government service. Also, he served as the ambassador to the United States from February 2005 until his resignation in September 2005.
Hong graduated from Kyunggi High School in 1968. He received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Seoul National University (South Korea) in 1972, and a master’s in industrial engineering from Stanford University (U.S.) in 1978. He went on to acquire a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University (U.S.) in 1980.JTBC
JTBC (Korean: 제이티비씨; abbreviation of Joongang Tongyang Broadcasting Company; stylized as jtbc) is a South Korean subscription network and broadcasting company, in which the largest shareholder is JoongAng Ilbo/The JoongAng Group with 25% of shares. It was launched on 1 December 2011.JTBC is one of four new South Korean nationwide generalist cable TV networks alongside Dong-A Ilbo's Channel A, Chosun Ilbo's TV Chosun and Maeil Kyungje's MBN in 2011. The four new networks supplement existing conventional free-to-air TV networks like KBS, MBC, SBS and other smaller channels launched following deregulation in 1990.Jeongdo Hong
Jeongdo Hong (born November 11, 1977) is the president and CEO of JoongAng Media Network (JMnet), the largest media group in South Korea with 23 subsidiary companies and 24 brands including newspapers, TV channels, magazines, a multiplex cinema chain, and leisure resorts. Hong is also the President and CEO of JTBC, the fastest-growing general programming channel in South Korea since he founded it in December 2011. He is concurrently the President and CEO of the JoongAng Ilbo, a major national newspaper in South Korea.KBS1
KBS1 is South Korea's public television network. Its programming is generalistic, ranging from news programmes, culture shows, sports events, entertainment series and kids shows.KBS2
KBS2 is a South Korean free-to-air channel owned by the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS). Its programming mainly consists of drama and entertainment shows. KBS2 is a result of the forced merger of the Tongyang Broadcasting Corporation with KBS in 1980.K League 1
The K League 1 (Hangul: K리그1) is one of South Korea's professional association football leagues. At the top of the South Korean football league system and contested by twelve clubs, it is the country's highest level of football competition.Korean Broadcasting System
Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) (Korean: 한국방송공사; Hanja: 韓國放送公社; RR: Han-guk Bangsong Gongsa; MR: Han'guk Pangsong Kongsa) is the national public broadcaster of South Korea. It was founded in 1927, and operates radio, television, and online services, being one of the biggest South Korean television networks.Lee Chun-soo
Lee Chun-Soo (Korean: 이천수; born 9 July 1981) is a retired football player from South Korea. In 2002, he joined Ulsan Hyundai FC.He played as a forward for the national team during the 2002 World Cup, the 2004 Summer Olympics, and the 2006 World Cup.List of Bundesliga broadcasters
This is a list of television broadcasters which provide coverage of the Bundesliga, the top level competition for association football in Germany, as well as the DFL-Supercup.MLB International
MLB International is a division of Major League Baseball primarily responsible for international broadcasts of games. Prominently, in partnership with DirecTV and MLB Network, it produces and syndicates the All-Star Game, NLCS, ALCS, and the World Series, as well as the Caribbean Series, the Australian Baseball League Championship Series and the World Baseball Classic to broadcasters in over 200 countries, and the American Forces Network for U.S. military troops abroad.Sports broadcasting contracts in South Korea
This article refers to sports broadcasting contracts in South Korea. For a list of rights in other countries, see Sports television broadcast contracts.Star Sports (East Asian TV channel)
Star Sports is a Southeast Asian pay television sports channel broadcast to Mainland China and South Korea, operated by The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific. It is a part of the Fox Sports operation in East and Southeast Asia (formerly ESPN Star Sports), but this version retained Star Sports name; ESPN Mainland China was instead renamed Star Sports 2.
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