Africa

South African Premier Soccer League club Mamelodi Sundowns has signed a wide-ranging agreement with sports and entertainment agency Roc Nation Sports

Fifa has announced that the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee appointed to investigate Issa Hayatou has found the former Confederation of African Football president responsible for…

An England cricket tour of Bangladesh scheduled for September and October has been postponed, while a South Africa tour of Sri Lanka in September has been confirmed, as boards continue to work their way…

Cricket South Africa’s former acting chief executive, Kugandrie Govender, has been dismissed with immediate effect, the latest episode in the long-running governance crisis at the national governing b…

Social media platform TikTok has been named the ‘Official Creator Platform’ of the ongoing British & Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa. U

Former US President to aid development of new league entity on the continent

The CAA Eleven agency has invited bids in sub-Saharan Africa for a suite of Uefa men’s national team rights during the 2022-28 cycle.

Togo-based satellite television broadcaster New World TV has secured pay-television rights in French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa for the 2022 Fifa World Cup and 2023 Women's World Cup

Sports marketing agency Integral has acquired free-to-air rights in Nigeria to 200 hours of live content from Tokyo 2020, acquiring the rights from the Infront agency

The remainder of the British & Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa will take place in Cape Town amid ongoing concerns relating to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Confederation of African Football has given its backing to Fifa’s proposal of staging the World Cup and Women’s World Cup on a biennial basis, despite its Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) also operating eve…

AFA Sports has been named as the official apparel provider for the Nigerian team at the upcoming Olympics in Tokyo, becoming the first indigenous African apparel brand to feature at the Games

Electric off-road motorsport series Extreme E has struck a highlights rights deal with Australian free-to-air broadcaster Seven

Lega Serie A has accepted offers for rights to Italian football’s Coppa Italia and Supercoppa from 2021-22 to 2023-24 in four European countries, along with Australia, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Vietnam and s…

The International Cricket Council has received proposals from 17 member nations to host men's one-day international and T20 events in the next cycle, 2024 to 2031

Constant Omari, the former president of the Congo DR Football Association and an ex-vice president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), has been suspended from football for one year by Fifa…

South African public broadcaster the SABC has said that it will not broadcast the British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa or the national team's home Tests against Georgia "due to rights restrictions…