SuperSport (Sub-Saharan Africa)

Sub-Saharan African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport will broadcast Formula One motor racing until 2022 after agreeing a three-year renewal with the sport’s commercial arm, Formula One Management, S…

International sports broadcaster ESPN and Discovery-owned sports broadcaster Eurosport lead a cohort of broadcasters who will broadcast the first-ever virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans race

Pan-African pay-television operator MultiChoice has opened up its premium SuperSport channels to non-subscribers until April 30 as the Covid-19 outbreak begins to affect the African market

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

This year’s edition of the Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series US horse-racing event will benefit from television exposure in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean for the first time courtesy o…

The Nigerian government has introduced measures to prohibit exclusive acquisition of sports rights in a move which it says will prevent “the misuse of monopoly of market powers”.

SuperSport, the pan-African pay-television broadcaster, was absent from the bidding during the Ghana Football Association's invitation to tender for the rights to a host of its properties, the national…

Pan-African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has signed a “multi-year” rights extension to its World Wrestling Entertainment deal which will include the launch of a dedicated channel for the rights-holder’s conte…

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…

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport kept its Formula One rights fee steady in its latest renewal covering sub-Saharan Africa. But it has lost some exclusivity in the region with the launch of Formula One’s premium OTT service F1 TV Pro.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in the Middle East and Africa.

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.

Frank Dunne and Callum McCarthy take a look at the implications of the dispute between the Confederation of African Football and its global sales agency Lagardère Sports.

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 Football Association has said it is close to agreeing a deal with the SABC that would see national team matches return to the screens of the public-service broadcaster

Cash-strapped South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has said it will not broadcast the 2019 Rugby World Cup on television after failing to reach a sublicensing deal with rights-holder, pay-television…

South African public-service broadcaster SABC has resumed coverage of the country’s Premier Soccer League after agreeing terms on a new sublicensing agreement with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport.

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has secured the English Football League rights across sub-Saharan Africa in a deal with the Pitch International agency

South African public broadcaster SABC has turned to the country’s compliance regulator in a bid to resolve its dispute with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport over rights to South Africa's top-tier o…

SuperSport, the sub-Saharan pay-television broadcaster, has built on its partnership with the International Olympic Committee by agreeing a content deal with the latter's OTT platform, the Olympic Channel

South African VOD service Showmax is trialling the streaming of live and pre-recorded sport in the country

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport for free-to-air rights to the forthcoming Cricket World Cup

SuperSport, the sub-Saharan pay-television broadcaster, has struck an agreement to show matches involving South African Premier Soccer League teams Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates later today (Wednesday)

African pay-television operator StarTimes has renewed its rights to the Coppa Italia in English, French, Portuguese and indigenous languages

African broadcaster Kwesé TV will begin shutting down its pay-television sports and entertainment channels after a torrid 18 months littered with missed payments and cancelled deals.

Cricket South Africa’s yet-to-be finalised T20 league will be shown by South African public-service broadcaster SABC for the next three years.

Plans for a Twenty20 cricket competition in South Africa have been thrown into doubt after South African television network SuperSport pulled out of an equity deal with Cricket South Africa (CSA)

South African public-service broadcaster SABC has agreed a deal to show one live English Premier League match per match-week

SuperSport, the pay-television broadcaster that operates in sub-Saharan Africa, has struck a three-year extension to its rights deal for tennis grand slam the Australian Open.

The International Olympic Committee has agreed rights deals with a number of broadcasters in sub-Saharan Africa for the Olympic Games schedule covering the 2018 and 2022 winter Games and the 2020 and 2024 summer Games.

SuperSport, the pay-television broadcaster that operates in sub-Saharan Africa, is to introduce a new channel line-up.

SuperSport, the pay-television broadcaster that operates in sub-Saharan Africa, has terminated a rights deal with the Kenyan Premier League top-tier domestic club football competition.

UK-based media company Ginx TV has expanded the reach of its esports channel into sub-Saharan Africa after securing a carriage deal with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport.

SuperSport, the pay-television broadcaster that operates in sub-Saharan Africa, has appointed Gideon Khobane as its new chief executive.

SuperSport, the pay-television broadcaster which operates in sub-Saharan Africa, has retained its rights to football’s English Premier League after agreeing a new three-year deal.

SuperSport, the pay-television broadcaster which operates in sub-Saharan Africa, has secured rights to the 2015 Netball World Cup.

SuperSport, the pay-television broadcaster which operates in sub-Saharan Africa, has agreed a deal for live coverage of the inaugural Africa T20 Cup cricket competition.