Africa

African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport renewed its exclusive English-language rights to the French Open and Australian Open, paying slight increases in both to secure longer terms.

Cricket South Africa and pay-television broadcaster SuperSport have announced plans to jointly create a new franchise T20 competition in South Africa

The World Anti-Doping Agency has signed a first-of-its-kind sponsorship deal with sub-Saharan African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport to aid ongoing efforts to diversify its funding mix

Disney-owned ESPN Africa has acquired exclusive rights to the Professional Fighters League in sub-Saharan Africa, ahead of the start of the season on April 20

Automated camera technology company Pixellot has marked the launch of a new multi-camera video solution for cricket by entering into a deal with South African cricket administrator the Lions Cricket Union

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

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has renewed its media rights agreement for Roland Garros with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport in sub-Saharan Africa for another six years

The SABC, the South African public-service broadcaster, and pay-television broadcaster SuperSport have secured rights to show the 2023 Netball World Cup, which will take place in Cape Town

Kenyan state broadcaster KBC will be the exclusive free-to-air broadcaster for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, to be held in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8

Sanzaar remains confident of agreeing a broadcast rights deal in the United Kingdom for international fixtures despite being unable to secure an agreement for the inaugural Super Rugby Pacific season

The Sports Rights Owner Coalition, an alliance of more than 50 leading international and national sports rights-holders, has called on the Kenyan Government to refrain from enacting changes to copyright…

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…

Globecast, the satellite distribution and media services company, has announced more details of its two-year agreement with the Confederation of African Football (CAF)

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has acquired rights across multiple territories to the Race of Champions motorsport event

Tennis Australia and pay-television broadcaster SuperSport have announced a five-year extension to their long-term media rights agreement covering sub-Saharan Africa

StarTimes has acquired pay-television and OTT streaming rights to the postponed 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) national team football tournament

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