Dafabet takes on naming rights to St George’s Park Stadium
Online gambling company Dafabet has acquired naming rights to St George’s Park Stadium, one of South Africa’s international cricket grounds.
Qatar among four interested parties in 2025 Rugby League World Cup
Qatar is one of four nations to have expressed initial interest in the now vacant hosting rights for the 2025 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC), according to International Rugby League (IRL)
SuperSport extends CSA rights to 2027
Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has extended its domestic media rights deal with Cricket South Africa until the end of the 2026-27 season
WTT embraces crypto in Floki sponsorship
Floki has agreed a sponsorship deal for the forthcoming 2023 World Table Tennis Championships Finals, marking the first time a cryptocurrency platform has partnered with an international table tennis event
Host nations announced for World Rugby’s women’s WXV series
World Rugby has announced that New Zealand and South Africa will host the inaugural WXV competition, a new three-tier 15s series for international women’s teams.
SAFA chief casts doubt on SABC renewal
The South African Football Association (SAFA) has said it will consider a deal with broadcasters other than its incumbent rights-holder, the SABC, when it takes its media rights to market later this year
SuperSport retains ICC rights to 2031
Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has renewed its rights to International Cricket Council global events for eight years, from 2024 to 2031, across 52 territories in sub-Saharan Africa
SuperSport leaves it late to retain IPL rights
Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has retained its long-running coverage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in South Africa after striking a late rights deal for the T20 cricket competition
SA tourism minister calls for end to ‘unlawful and invalid’ Spurs deal
South Africa’s newly appointed minister of tourism, Patricia de Lille, has described the proposed sponsorship deal between SA Tourism and English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur as “unlawful and…
Oppo connects with Springboks handset deal
SA Rugby, governing body of South African rugby union, has agreed a new sponsorship deal with Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer Oppo
Protocol to distribute Rugby Europe rights in Asia, Oceania and South Africa
Rugby Europe, the administrative body for rugby union in Europe, has signed an exclusive media rights distribution deal with the Protocol Sports Marketing agency covering Asia, Oceania and South Africa
Vitality returns as title sponsor of Netball World Cup
Insurance and investments company Vitality has strengthened its presence within netball by agreeing a deal to sponsor this year’s World Cup in Cape Town, South Africa.
Parliamentary body pours cold water on Spurs-SA Tourism sponsorship proposal
A South African parliamentary committee has sought to scrap a proposal by the country’s ministry of tourism to sponsor Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur.
FanCraze adds SA20 to cricket roster
Technology company FanCraze has signed on as the official digital collectibles partner of SA20, the new South African T20 cricket league which launches today (Tuesday)
Betway broadens cricket presence with title sponsorship of SA20
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has signed up gambling platform Betway as title sponsor of its new franchise league, SA20
South Africa’s PSL launches domestic rights tender for 2024-29 cycle
South Africa’s Premier Soccer League has launched an invitation to tender for media rights across sub-Saharan Africa for all of its competitions for the period from 2024-25 to 2028-29.
Jumeirah to remain home of DP World Tour Championship
Jumeirah Golf Estates has agreed a 10-year contract extension that will see the DP World Tour’s season-ending tournament remain in Dubai, while the European golf organisation has strengthened its alliance w…