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)

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 …

The president of South Africa’s football association Danny Jordaan has criticised pay-television broadcaster SuperSport after the pair failed to agree a broadcast deal for an international friendly match t…

A raft of broadcast rights contracts signed for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup include deals with both public-service and pay-television broadcasters in Italy and the UK, as a priority is placed on maximum exp…

A report into misconduct committed by Cricket South Africa officials has found that Global Sports Commerce, the governing body’s commercial and international media rights agency for its Mzansi Super L…

Pro14 Rugby has stated it is in “early discussions” with SA Rugby to expand the number of South African franchises in the cross-border league, while it has introduced a Monday Night Rugby concept for the…

The Team Marketing agency has initiated its first Uefa club competitions media-rights sales processes in nearly seven months, inviting bids from broadcasters in Italy and also sub-Saharan Africa for the…

Public-service broadcaster the SABC has acquired a package of free-to-air Bundesliga rights in South Africa for the next two seasons

Sports data and AI technology company Stats Perform has agreed a wide-ranging deal with Cricket South Africa (CSA) covering the governing body’s international and domestic competitions.

South African public-service broadcaster SABC has acquired rights to the FA Cup ahead of the quarter-finals of this season’s competition.

Gary Rathbone, the African sports media consultant and former head of sport at pay-television broadcaster StarTimes, is to take up a new role as head of sport at South African public broadcaster the SABC,…