Premier League agrees new TV deal to show games in China for rest of the 2020/21 season

Announcement comes after the Premier League terminated its lucrative contract with PPTV amid the ongoing financial crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic


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Officer 'shot dead by handcuffed suspect' as he searched him with metal detector
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Free access to government information plunges to record lows under Boris Johnson
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Andrew Neil quits the BBC after 'damage' following cancelled programmes
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People with pets suffered less stress in lockdown
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So what's an 'established relationship?': 80% of Britons believe it means dating someone for a year
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Aouar 'agrees' to Arsenal transfer as Lyon midfielder makes final choice
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Journalism groups rebuke Trump after he calls police violence against reporters ‘a beautiful sight’
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