South Africa

Super Rugby is set for major and permanent change, sparked by the Covid-19 shutdown, according to stakeholders within Sanzaar, the grouping of Southern Hemisphere rugby unions

South African broadcast and telecoms regulator Icasa has targeted the end of September by which to publish the details of its long-awaited sports broadcast regulations

The South African Broadcasting Corporation is set to receive more than ZAR1bn (€58.4m/$64.2m) in a major financial boost from the country’s Treasury. This latest bailout is worth ZAR1.1bn

The South African Broadcasting Corporation has acquired the rights to a host of events held by Athletics South Africa until the end of the 2020 season

South African pay-television broadcaster Supersport is finalising deals to renew its rights for Sanzaar and South African Rugby Union properties for the 2021-25 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands.

The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s new deal with the South African Football Association was agreed at a more than 50-per-cent reduction on the pair’s previous rights agreement, with the broadcaster’s financial difficulties key to the decline.

South African free-to-air direct broadcast provider OpenView has added to its sports portfolio, acquiring free-to-air rights to Germany’s Bundesliga for the remainder of the 2019-20 season.

South African free-to-air broadcaster e.tv has agreed a multi-year rights deal with US wrestling promotion Impact

Live coverage of South Africa’s qualifying match for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations was streamed yesterday (Thursday) on Facebook after SuperSport, the pay-TV broadcaster and rights-holder, said it was u…

The NBA basketball league has agreed a rights deal in South Africa with free-to-air broadcaster e.tv. The multi-year agreement names e

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport that ensures Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final between South Africa and England r…

The South African national football team has returned to the screens of SABC following the conclusion of a new rights deal between the public-service broadcaster and the South African Football Association

Embattled South African public-service broadcaster the SABC is today (Monday) set to receive around two-thirds of a ZAR3.2bn (€192.4m/$211.4

Cricket South Africa has confirmed the extension of a rights deal with the SABC for the Mzansi Super League, with the cash-strapped public-service broadcaster reportedly paying a rights fee for this year’s e…

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has struck a last-minute agreement with the IMG agency for selected radio rights to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which kicked off on Friday

Financially stricken South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has said that 83 per cent of the ZAR483m (€29.7m / $32.9m) annual loss for the 2018-19 period was due to investment in sports rights.

The South African Broadcasting Corporation secured a steep fall in total outlay in its sublicensing renewal with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport for the country’s top-tier Premier Soccer League.