Round-Up: Esports fed appoints commercial commission, MotoGP Asian races decision, CAA signs ‘The Leech’, and more

A general view during the 2019 MotoGP of Australia at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

The Singapore-based Global Esports Federation has appointed a Brand, Marketing, Commercial and Communication Commission featuring an array of experienced sports industry executives. The commission is led by Lorenzo Giorgetti, chief commercial officer at AC Milan, and also includes: Jerry Ling, chief of staff, World Taekwondo; Chris Overholt, president and CEO, OverActive Media Group; Peter Zeytoonjian, SVP, United States Olympic and Paralympic Properties; Yasuhiro Nakamori, director, sport department, Japanese Olympic Committee; Ali Kiremitcioglu, former CEO, Istanbul 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid, and executive board member, National Olympic Committee of Turkey; Anne Kelly Aikman, former VP, marketing at the International Olympic Committee; and Marco Nazzari, managing director, international, Nielsen Sports - Global Esports Federation

MotoGP will decide by the end of July whether to run races in Asia and the Americas this year. Currently, the only confirmed races are to take place in Europe. Races in Thailand, Japan, Australia the United States (Texas) and Argentina have been cancelled  - The West Australian

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