Africa

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has signed up global gambling brand Betway to its sponsorship portfolio

Insurance companies are removing or ramping up the cost of pandemic insurance for sports events - CNA/Reuters South Korean football's K League hopes to have fans back in stadiums from July 10 - Yonhap

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed its 2021 Africa Cup of Nations by a year and cancelled this year’s women’s tournament, while Ali Aïssaoui has been appointed as the body’s commer…

The British and Irish Lions have appointed the Fifty Digital agency to activate the rugby union team’s digital and social media presence for the 2021 tour to South Africa.

South African public-service broadcaster SABC has acquired rights to the FA Cup ahead of the quarter-finals of this season’s competition.

SA Rugby, the governing body of rugby union in South Africa, has assumed management control of the Southern Kings, describing the move as a “last resort” to save the Pro14 team.

The International Cricket Council has claimed that the Women's T20 World Cup 2020 was one of the most-watched women’s sporting events in history.

French prosecutors are seeking a four-year jail sentence for former world athletics federation president Lamine Diack at his ongoing trial in Paris for corruption, money laundering and breach of trust…

New Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan is eager to establish a competition with neighbours New Zealand from 2021 to relieve the financial burden due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Fifa's six-month takeover of the Confederation of African Football was promised to result in better governance and financial controls. Callum McCarthy investigates whether CAF can be trusted to deliver on those promises without supervision.

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. 

Fast food restaurant chain KFC has extended its sponsorship of Cricket South Africa (CSA) across three pillars of the game in the country

Sub-Saharan African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport will broadcast Formula One motor racing until 2022 after agreeing a three-year renewal with the sport’s commercial arm, Formula One Management, S…

South African banking group Absa will end its title sponsorship of the country’s top-flight Premier Soccer League (PSL) when its contract expires at the end of the current season.

The Singapore-based Global Esports Federation has appointed a Brand, Marketing, Commercial and Communication Commission featuring an array of experienced sports industry executives

The Africa Cup of Nations could be postponed until 2022 to avoid clashes with other competitions and buy the Confederation of African Football more time to stage qualifiers and play-offs for the continental…

Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has today (Friday) completed its acquisition of a 28-per-cent stake in the Pro14 cross-border rugby union competition from league organising body Celtic Rugby DAC

Sri Lanka's government has scrapped its plans for a new $40m cricket stadium after warnings from former national team cricketers that it would end up a 'white elephant' - Channel News Asia/AFP

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of free-to-air broadcasters, has agreed a four-year deal with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) for rights across…

Rugby union stakeholders in South Africa have agreed on a plan to slash up to R1.2bn (€60.1m/$64.8

The promoter of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix has said it would be "unfeasible" for it to stage a race with no fans. The race is scheduled for September 20

Gary Rathbone, the African sports media consultant and former head of sport at pay-television broadcaster StarTimes, is to take up a new role as head of sport at South African public broadcaster the SABC,…

Super Rugby is considering the entry of Japanese Top League teams into a radically restructured 2021 competition

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has terminated its contract with marketing agency Presentation Company, the Egyptian advertising and marketing company

South African telco BitCo Telecoms has signed as the official internet service provider of Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the Proteas men's national team for the next five years

Reports of a breakaway competition involving only Australian and New Zealand Super Rugby clubs have been rejected as speculation by Sanzaar’s chief executive Andy Marinos.

Super Rugby is set for major and permanent change, sparked by the Covid-19 shutdown, according to stakeholders within Sanzaar, the grouping of Southern Hemisphere rugby unions

StarTimes, the pay-television broadcaster in sub-Saharan Africa, has made a partial payment to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) as part of its rights deal for the top-tier Premier League as it looks…

South Africa's cricket tour of Sri Lanka in June has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The teams were due to play three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 matches

Sanzaar, the body which oversees top-level rugby union the Southern Hemisphere, is considering a "quickfire" six-week national team competition in one country, with potentially one city hosting the event

French Ligue 1 football club Olympique de Marseille has announced that its former president Pape Diouf has died at the age of 68 after contracting the Covid-19 virus

Cricket South Africa is in talks with a potential new headline sponsor for the national team following confirmation that Standard Bank will stand down from the position in April

World Athletics’ Diamond League has postponed three more meetings scheduled for May amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Six Moroccan football clubs are lobbying the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), the sport’s governing body in the North African country, over a broadcast rights payment, it is claimed.

Pan-African pay-television operator MultiChoice has opened up its premium SuperSport channels to non-subscribers until April 30 as the Covid-19 outbreak begins to affect the African market