South Africa

The SABC, South Africa’s public-service broadcaster, is set to launch its own video streaming service in 2022, marking its late entry into the over-the-top streaming sector.

The Infront agency has acquired a stake in the Cape Town Marathon, through which it will market media rights and sponsorship packages for the race

The SABC, the South African public broadcaster, has bolstered its SABC Sport channel thanks to a deal with media group Disney that includes rights to World Athletics events, Top Rank boxing, the Dutch…

The Professional Triathletes Organisation and the IMG agency have sealed further broadcast deals for the Collins Cup competition in China, Malaysia, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam, along with launching…

The United Rugby Championship will increase its annual media rights income by about 30 per cent in its new four-season media rights cycle, despite a dramatic shift toward free-to-air broadcasters in key markets.

The CAA Eleven agency has invited bids in sub-Saharan Africa for a suite of Uefa men’s national team rights during the 2022-28 cycle.

Cricket South Africa has secured long-term deals in its key international markets of Australia, the UK and India at reduced fees, reflective of a global downturn in cricket media rights values.

South African public broadcaster the SABC has said that it will not broadcast the British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa or the national team's home Tests against Georgia "due to rights restrictions…

Tennis South Africa and the SABC, the South African public broadcaster, have reached a three-year rights deal

Australian streaming platform Stan Sport has acquired exclusive media rights for the upcoming British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa

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.

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.

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.

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

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