North Africa

The Moroccan Government has outlined plans to spend MAD5bn (€456.4m/$483.5m) on a new stadium in the city of Benslimane as part of significant venue investment package targeted at the country’s staging of the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and co-hosting of the 2030 Fifa World Cup.

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has appointed Fouzi Lekjaa, president of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), to lead the country's joint bid to host the Fifa World Cup in 2030

The PGA Tour, DP World Tour and Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) are to merge commercial operations under common ownership in a shock tripartite agreement that ends all pending litigation r…

Morocco has officially joined Spain and Portugal’s joint bid to host the 2030 edition of the Fifa men's World Cup.

The Tunisian Handball Federation (FTHB) has signed off on a domestic broadcast deal with Jawhara TV covering the country’s Ligue Nationale A.

NBA Africa has named Mohamed Abdel-Motaleb Soliman as vice-president and head of NBA Egypt as it prepares to open a new office in Cairo in 2023

SNRT, Morocco’s free-to-air public broadcaster, has reached an agreement to broadcast 10 matches from the Fifa World Cup.  The matches will include those of the Moroccan national team. 

The Egyptian government has announced that President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has given the country’s sports authorities the green light to draw up a bid for the 2036 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Saudi Arabia is reported to be preparing a ‘tri-continental’ bid with Egypt and Greece to host the Fifa World Cup in 2030.

The Algerian Football Federation (FAF) has launched an invitation to tender for kit supply rights to its national teams

The Asian Tour has unveiled new tournaments in Egypt and Morocco as the latest additions to its International Series, a joint venture with Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf

The Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) has issued an invitation to tender for broadcast rights to its competitions over the next three seasons

China’s legislative assembly has approved a revision to the country’s sports law that allows for countermeasures against countries, regions or organisations that "undermine" China at sports events.

Qatar-based pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group and Cable Network Egypt (CNE), which distributes encrypted television and radio channels in Egypt, are preparing to take legal action against major…

Pan-regional pay-television operator beIN Sports has acquired exclusive broadcast rights to the World Rugby Sevens Series in Australia and all 24 territories across the Middle East and North Africa

Sportfive has struck deals with multiple broadcasters to secure coverage in different markets for the International Basketball Federation’s Fiba Intercontinental Cup, which tips off today (Friday) in E…

Fina, the global governing body for aquatic sports, has agreed a four-year hosting deal with the Egyptian Swimming Federation that will see Egypt stage a series of international events at the iconic ancient…

Algerian public broadcaster ENTV has acquired rights to the forthcoming edition of football’s Africa Cup of Nations, according to reports.