Africa

The CSM Sport & Entertainment agency has been appointed by both SA Rugby and the British & Irish Lions as their official sponsorship agency to exclusively manage all sponsorship rights for the Lions 2021…

South African telecoms operator MTN is set to renew its headline sponsorship of the Springboks, South Africa’s world championship-winning rugby union team.

The NBA basketball league has agreed a rights deal in South Africa with free-to-air broadcaster e.tv. The multi-year agreement names e

Lagardère, the France-based conglomerate, has said it will contest the Confederation of African Football’s decision to cancel its global media and sponsorship rights agreement with the Lagardère Sports age…

The Nigerian Television Authority, the nation’s public broadcaster, has acquired sublicensed rights to one English Premier League fixture per match week.

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport that ensures Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final between South Africa and England r…

World Rugby has awarded hosting rights for the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens to South Africa, with Cape Town’s staging of the event to mark its first edition on the continent.

The Sharks, the Durban-based Super Rugby franchise, has unveiled South African sports betting operator Hollywoodbets as a new associate sponsor. The deal will run for three years, from 2020 to 2022.

The South African national football team has returned to the screens of SABC following the conclusion of a new rights deal between the public-service broadcaster and the South African Football Association

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.

Australia, Germany, Kuwait and South Africa have expressed an interest in hosting the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) World Championships Finals in 2023.

South African sports betting operator Hollywoodbets has agreed a deal to acquire naming rights to Kingsmead Cricket Ground, home of Durban-based franchise the Dolphins

Embattled South African public-service broadcaster the SABC is today (Monday) set to receive around two-thirds of a ZAR3.2bn (€192.4m/$211.4

Hong Kong has lost its latest major sporting event amid the ongoing unrest in the country, with Formula E dropping its round from the 2019-20 calendar in favour of a return to Marrakesh, Morocco

Golf’s Ladies European Tour (LET) will end its 2019 season in Kenya after agreeing a deal to stage a new tournament in the East African country.

Cricket South Africa has confirmed the extension of a rights deal with the SABC for the Mzansi Super League, with the cash-strapped public-service broadcaster reportedly paying a rights fee for this year’s e…

Match Hospitality has been named as the exclusive sales agent in a number of territories for official hospitality during next year’s Uefa European Championships.

Online betting firm SportPesa has quit its Kenyan operations because of a change in Kenyan betting tax

The World Rally Championship has announced that Japan, Kenya and New Zealand will return to its calendar in 2020, replacing events in Australia, Corsica and Spain

Tunisian public broadcaster Télévision Tunisienne remains at loggerheads with the Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) over the asking price for broadcast rights to the country’s top-tier Ligue 1.

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has struck a last-minute agreement with the IMG agency for selected radio rights to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which kicked off on Friday

Fight sports streaming platform FITE will offer pay-per-view coverage in several markets around the world of ONE Championship's ONE: CENTURY event in Tokyo on Sunday, October 13

Financially stricken South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has said that 83 per cent of the ZAR483m (€29.7m / $32.9

Issa Hayatou, the former president of the Confederation of African Football, has returned to the sport in an advisory role for the sports ministry in his native Cameroon

Professional service group PwC has been selected to support the substantial reform process for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) being overseen by Fifa, as initial meetings on the matter flagged…

Fifa has appointed a five-man committee to run the Egyptian Football Association after president Hani Abou Rida, along with the other board members, resigned

The host cities have been named for the inaugural Basketball Africa League, the NBA and Fiba’s new tournament in the continent which is scheduled to begin play in March 2020.

Fifa’s reform roadmap for the Confederation of African Football is set to be challenged after the latter body’s executive committee member, Musa Bility, said he will take his opposition to the plan to …

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has signed a protocol agreement with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to outline a road map for the two organisations to support the latter’s reform pro…

The crisis at the Confederation of African Football continues to grow, with the BBC reporting that the body’s under-fire president Ahmad received two sets of expenses in two different countries for the s…

This year's Basketball Without Borders Africa event will take place in Senegal on July 28-31, the National Basketball Association and world governing body Fiba have announced

Uefa president Aleksander Čeferin has criticised Fifa’s hasty decision to appoint its general secretary Fatma Samoura to temporarily run the crisis-striken Confederation of African Football (CAF), claiming it…

Fifa has confirmed that it will take the unprecedented move of parachuting its leading executive, secretary general Fatma Samoura, into the Confederation of African Football to temporarily run the crisis-stricken…

Ahmad, the president of the Confederation of African Football, has been detained and questioned by French authorities, Fifa has confirmed