The format will involve six privately-owned franchises competing in a league system before playoffs and a final, with 33 matches in total.
African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport renewed its exclusive English-language rights to the French Open and Australian Open, paying slight increases in both to secure longer terms.
Cricket South Africa and pay-television broadcaster SuperSport have announced plans to jointly create a new franchise T20 competition in South Africa
Disney-owned ESPN Africa has acquired exclusive rights to the Professional Fighters League in sub-Saharan Africa, ahead of the start of the season on April 20
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 French Tennis Federation (FFT) has renewed its media rights agreement for Roland Garros with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport in sub-Saharan Africa for another six years
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
Kenyan state broadcaster KBC will be the exclusive free-to-air broadcaster for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, to be held in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8
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 Sports Rights Owner Coalition, an alliance of more than 50 leading international and national sports rights-holders, has called on the Kenyan Government to refrain from enacting changes to copyright…
Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has acquired rights across multiple territories to the Race of Champions motorsport event
Tennis Australia and pay-television broadcaster SuperSport have announced a five-year extension to their long-term media rights agreement covering sub-Saharan Africa
StarTimes has acquired pay-television and OTT streaming rights to the postponed 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) national team football tournament
The Confederation of African Football has appointed Infront France, AMP Visual, Globecast and Mediapro as broadcast services suppliers for its events in 2022 and 2023, while Senegalese public-service broadcaster…
Pay-television operator Canal Plus has broadened its sports rights portfolio outside of mainland France by agreeing a multi-year deal with mixed martial arts’ Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Kenyan state broadcaster KBC has agreed a rights deal for World Athletics Series events held in 2022 and 2023
The European Broadcasting Union will pay a slight increase to retain its rights to World Athletics Series events, including the World Athletics Championships, from 2024 to 2029.