Africa

The Sportfive agency has been awarded global media and sponsorship rights to the next two editions of the African Games multi-sport event

The Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) remains at odds with Tunisian public broadcaster Télévision Tunisienne over outstanding rights payments during the 2020-21 season.

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has launched its tender process for pay television and pay-per-view media rights in sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations

Emirati telco Etisalat has secured exclusive media rights in the Middle East and North Africa to the International Cricket Council Men's Twenty20 World Cup 2021 as part of a "ground-breaking collaboration…

Logistics company DHL Express has confirmed a multi-year naming rights sponsorship deal with Cape Town Stadium, which sees the venue change its name to DHL Stadium

UK-based sportswear brand Castore has made its latest move in cricket by signing as the new kit supplier to Cricket South Africa

W-Sport, a new women’s sports television channel co-founded by Mickey O’Rourke, chief executive of Premier Sports, and Kelly Butler, former chief executive of Setanta Africa, has launched in sub-Saharan Afr…

Rwanda has been awarded hosting rights for the 2025 edition of the International Cycling Union’s (UCI) Road World Championships.

European football’s governing body Uefa, the English Premier League and pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus have welcomed the latest court ruling in Rwanda over the piracy of their broadcast content.

South African telco Vodacom has become the South African market title sponsor of the pan-national United Rugby Championship for the next four seasons, from 2021-22 to 2024-25

South Africa has signalled that it would be interested in stepping in as the host of this December’s Fifa Club World Cup, after Japan withdrew due to ongoing concerns in the country over the spread of C…

Spanish basketball league Liga ACB has secured a multi-year contract in the Baltics with TV3 Group, following up on its latest deal with the Baltics-based media group earlier this year

German pay-television broadcaster Sportdigital Fussball has continued expanding its portfolio with the addition of African qualifying matches for the 2022 Fifa World Cup

The Nigerian Football Federation has added telco MTN and airline Air Peace to its sponsorship portfolio in deals worth up to NGN3bn (€6.1m/$7.2m) in total, the federation has revealed.

Golf’s European Tour has made further alterations to its calendar during Covid-19, with events in Portugal and Spain replacing tournaments in China and Morocco, respectively.

The African Union of Broadcasting, the body of free-to-air broadcasters, has secured a deal with Fifa for free-to-air rights to qualifying matches for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in 17 countries in sub-Saharan…