Sports Rights

Sep 11, 2019  |  GBC And Ghana Athletics Association Secure IAAF World Championship Broadcast Rights

The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) have signed a deal to broadcast the upcoming 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar starting from September 27 to October 10. The partnership brings together Ghana’s most prominent ...


Sep 10, 2019  |  StarTimes Secures Rights To Broadcast UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers

The pay-TV broadcaster StarTimes has confirmed that it will be broadcasting the UEFA National football teams European qualifiers for the Euro 2020 cup, after secured broadcast rights across all media platforms for transmission in Kenya and all countries in sub-Saharan ...


Sep 02, 2019  |  DStv Set To Be Sole Broadcaster Of Rugby World Cup In South Africa

DStv is reportedly set to be the only television platform in South Africa to broadcast the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. The SABC has confirmed that it was unable to reach an agreement with SuperSport for the broadcasting rights ...


Aug 29, 2019  |  Rwanda Premier Football League Takes A Knock As Azam TV Cancels Sponsorship Deal

Recent reports have revealed that Azam TV has decided to end its sponsorship of the Rwanda Premier Football League, a revelation that came as a surprise and a massive blow to the League. In 2014 Azam TV had entered into ...


MultiChoice's SuperSport Inks 5-Year PSL Deal With SABC In South Africa

After the South African government and Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa forced an agreement between the two parties, a vague 5-year deal was signed on Friday by MultiChoice's SuperSport and the broke South African public broadcaster. It was announced that the ...

MultiChoice And SABC To Resolve South Africa's PSL Blackout – Sports Minister

Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa has announced that the SABC and Pay-TV service provider, Multichoice, will find a resolution to the PSL broadcast rights predicament which has led to the blackout of local football at the country's public broadcaster. Mthethwa said ...

South Africa's SABC Loses English Premier League Rights

South Africa's embattled national broadcaster's financial troubles have now extended to the English Premier League (EPL) after it was revealed that the SABC had failed to retain the broadcast rights to the league's games on their SABC 3 channel. While ...

South Africa's SABC Radio Presenters Frustrated By PSL Blackout

South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) sports presenters have revealed that they are struggling and frustrated because they can no longer cover PSL matches. SABC Sport has been ordered to stop covering PSL matches after the cash-strapped public broadcaster rejected a ...

Openview To Air Live English Premier League Games In South Africa

South African football fans will be delighted to hear that Openview is expanding its content by offering live English Premier League games which will be broadcast on a weekly basis featuring one of the top six most popular Premier League ...

DStv And GOtv Subscribers To Enjoy All FA Community Shield Games

DStv subscribers will enjoy all FA Community Shield matches this year because all the matches will be broadcast live on all DStv, GOtv Max and Plus packages. This will ensure that more football fans across the African continent will get ...

StarTimes Secures Rights To Broadcast Euro 2020 Qualifiers

The pay-TV operator StarTimes has announced that it has acquired the UEFA National Team Football broadcasting rights for 2019 and 2022. The company has secured transmission rights to broadcast the games in all countries across sub-Saharan Africa, excluding South Africa. ...

South Africa’s Football Lovers Disappointed As Broke SABC Fails To Secure PSL Rights

The millions of South Africans who rely on the public broadcaster SABC TV and radio to enjoy live matches were left disappointed this past weekend when the cash-strapped SABC failed to broadcast the start of the new PSL season. The ...

StarTimes Acquires Rights To Broadcast 2019 International Champions Cup

StarTimes has announced that it will broadcast the 2019 edition of the International Champions Cup starting on July 17th until August 10th. The pay-TV service provider, StarTimes has over the years given its viewers access to the pre-season tournament which ...

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Fails To Acquire AFCON Rights

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation has expressed its disappointment over its failure to broadcast the AFCON match between Uganda and Egypt. Following its failed negotiations with the Africa Union of Broadcasters (AUB) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF), the station ended ...


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