Thursday's Most Important Stories: Premier League finds replacement for Chinese broadcaster; Fan return in England may be delayed or capped at 1,000

17 September 2020

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Photo: PA Images The UK government may have to delay or cap the return of spectators at around 1,000 unless the coronavirus situation improves.
Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

1. Premier League finds replacement for Chinese broadcaster

The Premier League has agreed a one-year deal with Chinese digital sports media platform Tencent Sports who will broadcast the 372 remaining matches this season. The announcement comes after the league earlier this month terminated its £564 million TV deal with China's PPTV two years before time.

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