Africa

Streaming service MyCujoo has continued its transition to a multi-sport business model after agreeing a rights deal with Spanish basketball organisation Liga ACB for coverage in Brazil and across sub-Saharan…

The TV Media Sport agency has negotiated an exclusive free-to-air deal in Kenya for European football’s rescheduled Euro 2020 championships.

World football’s governing body Fifa has launched a pair of invitations to tender for broadcast rights in sub-Saharan Africa to the the 2022 and 2023 instalments of its men’s and women’s World Cups, respe…

Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired rights in sub-Saharan Africa to the African Nations Championship (CHAN) national team football tournament

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.

International broadcaster Eurosport will show the inaugural season of the electric touring car racing series, Pure ETCR

Matches from French football’s Ligue 1 are to be broadcast with local-language commentary in Togo by New World Sports, the satellite television broadcaster in the West African country.

Cricket South Africa was underpaid by about R100m for Mzansi Super League international media and commercial rights in 2018 and 2019, according to a report into widespread misconduct and mismanagement at the governing body.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has budgeted for a loss of $13.6m (€11.2m) in the 2020-21 period as the shifting of the flagship Africa Cup of Nations to January 2022 takes its toll.

Cricket South Africa has agreed a four-year media rights deal in Australia with pay-television broadcaster Foxtel, running until the end of the 2023-24 southern hemisphere cricket season

LaLiga is launching a subscription mobile app in the Middle East and Africa, with plans to roll it out in other markets, under deals with mobile technology company Mondia and telco Orange

Free-to-air coverage of Tokyo’s 2020 Paralympics, which will take place next summer, will be shown by broadcasters in at least 24 sub-Saharan African countries thanks to an agreement announced by the I…

The Kenyan Rugby Union has agreed a new five-year domestic rights deal with media group Mediamax Networks, boosting national coverage

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star has finalised a deal with Cricket South Africa for broadcast rights in the Indian subcontinent, the rest of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has sealed its second major football rights deal this week by extending and expanding its contract in sub-Saharan Africa for the club competitions organised by European…

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has retained its Premier League rights across sub-Saharan Africa until the end of the 2024-25 season in a new deal announced today (Tuesday)

South Africa’s broadcast regulator ICASA has continued to apply pressure on the country’s dominant pay-television broadcaster SuperSport, releasing an expanded draft list of ‘public interest’ sports events …