South Africa

South Africa’s Western Province Professional Rugby has extended its sponsorship contract with global logistics firm DHL.

The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) has signed up department store Riachuelo as a sponsor

Extreme E, the new electric off-road racing series, has agreed a rights deal with South African public-service broadcaster SABC

South African public broadcaster the SABC has agreed a deal which will see eMedia’s satellite service, Openview, broadcast its channels. The SABC will also be launching a new dedicated sports channel.

The British & Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa will go ahead as scheduled this summer after an agreement was reached with the South African Rugby Union.

World Rugby has appointed South African agency Megapro as its exclusive sponsorship sales agent for the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens, which is taking place in Cape Town

South African sportswear retailer Mr Price Sport has become the official technical sponsor of Team South Africa in a four-year deal that will take in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the…

The British and Irish Lions have turned down a bid by Rugby Australia to host this summer’s tour against South Africa.

Rugby Australia has offered a minimum guarantee to cover the costs of the forthcoming British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa, and return a profit, in what is said to be a potentially decisive move…

Online betting and gaming company Betway has become title sponsor of Cricket South Africa’s Twenty20 competition, the T20 Challenge.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has contacted the International Cricket Council (ICC) requesting that it consider introducing compensation for less wealthy nations when tours are postponed or cancelled

Cricket Australia has postponed its upcoming three-Test tour of South Africa, citing an unacceptable level of health and safety risk to its players and leading Graeme Smith, Cricket South Africa’s director o…

Rugby Australia has offered to host the British & Irish Lions’ tour to South Africa, with a view to bolstering its bid to stage the 2027 Rugby World Cup.

Southern Hemisphere rugby union alliance Sanzaar has appointed chief operating officer Brendan Morris as its new CEO, and named Argentina’s Marcelo Rodriguez as its executive committee chairman.

Jurie Roux, chief executive of South Africa Rugby, has pushed back against proposals from the country’s broadcast regulator, ICASA, that would impose restrictions on media-rights contracts.

The British and Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa this summer could be relocated to the UK and Ireland amid continued doubts over Covid-19-related travel restrictions for fans.

Formula E will start its new season with a floodlit double-header in Saudi Arabia next month