South Africa

The SABC and Boxing South Africa are set to sign a memorandum of understanding that ensures widespread coverage of the sport on the South African public broadcaster.

Gary Rathbone is to leave his role as general manager at SABC Sport and set up a new company with a focus on the African sports broadcast landscape, SportBusiness can reveal

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has secured exclusive rights for European Professional Club Rugby competitions in South Africa and other 'key territories' in sub-Saharan Africa for three seasons,…

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has secured free-to-air rights to the English Premier League for the 2022-23 season, which starts on Friday

Subscription sports broadcaster DAZN is nearing an agreement for exclusive broadcast rights to cricket’s Indian Premier League in the UK, Australia and South Africa, SportBusiness understands.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) believes there is plenty of appetite and budget left in the Indian market after last week's record-breaking Indian Premier League media rights auction, as the global…

The format will involve six privately-owned franchises competing in a league system before playoffs and a final, with 33 matches in total.

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

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

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

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 SABC, the South African public-service broadcaster, has struck a deal with the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to cover the forthcoming Women’s Junior World Cup, which will take place in the S…

The NBA, which opened its African headquarters in Johannesburg in 2010, sees widespread free-to-air coverage on the public-service broadcaster as key to growth in South Africa.

The SABC, the South African public-service broadcaster, has criticised pay-television broadcaster SuperSport for placing too high a price on sublicensing rights for the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup,…

The SABC, the South African public-service broadcaster, has acquired free-to-air rights to the National Basketball League in a “multi-year” agreement announced this afternoon.

Communications company APO Group has signed a multi-year agreement with the SABC to provide South Africa’s public-service broadcaster with a range of editorial sports content from across 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.