Rainbow Sports to track African football development with new data centre

Rainbow Sports Global has detailed plans to track the commercial development of African professional football leagues via the launch of its ‘African Football Data...

YouTube provides extended Serie A coverage in MENA region

Serie A's Arabic-language YouTube channel is expanding to show all ten Serie A matches from matchday 24, in the MENA region, until the end...

International aquatics set to be hosted at pyramids of Giza

The Fédération Internationale De Natation (FINA) has announced an agreement with the Egyptian Swimming Federation that will see Egypt host a series of international...

AFCON embraces blockchain technology in Binance deal

The 2021 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has added Binance as an official sponsor of the tournaments, running from 9 January till 6...

TikTok creates ‘high demand’ football content in CAF partnership

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced a partnership with TikTok as the latter aims to bring content to fans of the sport...

Dean Akinjobi at BOSE: Betting companies must look to African markets...

Following reviews of the 2005 Gambling Act, an increase of sponsorships in the digital space is beginning to emerge. Speaking to SBC Journalist Jessie Sale...

COVID causes CSA to cancel Mzansi Super League for second year

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced the cancellation of the Mzansi Super League (MSL), which was scheduled for February 2022, due to the pandemic. Despite...

CAF expands tournament coverage via Sky Sports and Viaplay 

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has agreed a partnership with Sky Sports which will see the channel broadcast all 52 games of the...

KZN Rugby grows Hollywoodbets naming rights portfolio

KZN Rugby has expanded on its relationship with Hollywoodbets as the latter becomes the naming rights sponsor of Kings Park Stadium for the next...

FIH signs ‘first time’ SABC broadcasting partnership

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has signed a media rights agreement with South Africa’s national public broadcaster SABC for the upcoming FIH Hockey Women’s...