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Since August 16th, 2019, TV MEDIA SPORT (TVMS) markets and distributes the 12th edition of the African Games “RABAT 2019” after winning and signing an agreement with the ANOCA (Association of National Olymp…

In 2022 the IOC will stage an event in Africa for the first time, in the Sengalese capital Dakar. Will the Youth Olympic Games represent a milestone for sports events on the continent? SportBusiness investigates.

Changes to the Fifa host allocation process ought to give Morocco a better chance of hosting the Fifa World Cup than on any of the four previous occasions the country has bid for the tournament. Ben Cronin visits four of the host cities within the proposed bid to assess the strengths and weaknesses of its candidacy. 

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the South African bid.

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the three contenders' bids.

The African Union of Broadcasting, the body of free-to-air broadcasters, has called for a drop in the rights fees paid by African public broadcasters for major football tournaments held in the continent

StarTimes, the pay-television broadcaster in sub-Saharan Africa, has signed a deal to broadcast Formula E motor racing in 37 countries across the region

The chairman of Ghana’s National Media Commission has urged the nation’s football association to publish details of its rights agreement with pay-television broadcaster StarTimes.

The Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) has confirmed today (Wednesday) that next year’s Africa Cup of Nations will take place in January and February, and not in the summer as originally planned.

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A free report, commissioned from SportBusiness by the Budapest 2024 Olympic Games bid, surveying attitudes to, and media consumption habits around, the Olympic Games.

Frank Dunne investigates how Lagardère’s bold investment in Africa is starting to reap rewards.

TV Sports Markets' Richard Welbirg looks at Cricket Australia's media rights in sub-Saharan Africa 

Owen Evans spoke to Hicham El-Amrani, general secretary of the Confederation of African Football about building bridges with his home country and his billion dollar vision for African football.

If you live outside of Nigeria it’s likely you will never have heard of Dr. Larry Izamoje.

Kevin Roberts travelled to Marrakech for the FIH (International Hockey Federation) Congress.

Will the already-maligned world of football transfers turn even murkier when FIFA scraps the official football agent’s licence next spring?

Antonio Zea, director for global football innovation at adidas, writes exclusively for SportBusiness International about being at the forefront of football’s technological revolution.

Should sporting rights-holders take the geo-political climate into consideration more when making decisions?

Should sponsors step out of the shadows and have more say over how major sports events are run?

Cape Town was ranked fourth in the 2014 Ultimate Sports Cities rankings in the category of Legacy. The city approaches legacy in a way that contributes to two main pillars of the city’s 2012-2017 Integrated Development Plan: "Opportunity City" and "Inclusive City". Both pillars incorporate several criteria for events.

A growing number of Chinese-built football stadia have popped up across Africa over the last decade, as a result of strong diplomatic and trade relations between the two regions. But are they just simply a new breed of white elephants? Elisha Chauhan investigates.

As the Premier League embarks on its international rights sales, SportBusiness Intelligence, the market intelligence and consultancy arm of the SportBusiness Group, looks at how top football properties…

With South Africa revelling in World Cup glory, the future of sport tourism is discussed.

With the start of the World Cup finally here, we look forward to our first ever event in Africa.

Sport Tourism is a fast growing sector with an estimated value of $600bn a year.

Simon Brown (Kick4change) on cynicism, CSR, and Sponsorship of the 2010 FIFA World Cup