Digital publisher RugbyPass acquires Sports Analytics

Global digital rugby publisher, RugbyPass, has acquired sports data and analytics company, Sports Analytics. Using proprietary data capture and visualisation techniques to feed analytics platforms,...

Stan Sport locks down Lions’ South Africa series

Australian streaming service Stan Sport has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights for the British and Irish Lions’ upcoming tour of South Africa. Under the terms...

NBA forms new entity to oversee African growth

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has created a new, standalone entity valued at nearly ‘$1 billion’, to conduct the league’s business in Africa, including...

BAL forges Genius Sports data collaboration

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) has formed a data partnership with Genius Sports, which will see the sports data and technology firm become the...

FIFA expels Zoo FC from Kenyan top-flight for match manipulation

Zoo FC has been expelled from the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee for involvement in match manipulation. The club was found...

Former cricket captain issued eight-year ban by ICC

Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak has been hit with an eight-year ban from all cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Streak, who is the...

FIFA suspends Pakistan and Chad footballing authorities amid ‘hostile takeover’

Both the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) and the Chadian Football Association (FTFA) have been suspended by FIFA with immediate effect, on the grounds of...

How can Africa bridge the gap between esports and new technologies?

Africa’s esports market has long been thwarted by the country’s lacking internet connectivity, but with the introduction of 5G on the horizon, that could...

SBC Digital – Africa: Authenticity and localisation key to unlocking sponsorship...

‘Authenticity’ was the buzzword on yesterday’s ‘Creating a connection’ panel - sponsored by Betgames.tv - at the SBC Digital - Africa event, as industry...

Rugby union icon signs on as World Sports Betting ambassador

South African rugby union international Tendai Mtawarira has been named as World Sports Betting’s (WSB) official ambassador. The Springboks prop will collaborate with the WSB...