Sports Broadcasting

Jul 31, 2020  |  South Africa: SABC Says It Will Stream UK's FA Cup Final Online

Mr Gary Rathbone, the General Manager of Sports at the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has announced that his broadcast organisation will stream the final of the United Kingdom's FA Cup on a "dedicated online portal".   In a statement, ...


Jun 10, 2020  |  SuperSport Sees Camera And Audio Changes For Spectator-less Live Sports

After the Coronavirus induced stoppage, Multichoice SuperSport has announced the return of the English Premier League, Spanish LaLiga matches from June 2020.   SuperSport also said the broadcast of the matches will look and sound different from what viewers are ...


May 26, 2020  |  Global eSport Industry Targets Africa Market For Growth

Competitive video gaming tournaments - commonly referred to as eSport - has experienced tremendous growth in South Africa (thanks mainly to COVID-19 lockdown); as a result, promoters of the sport are looking to now expand across the continent.   For ...


May 20, 2020  |  SABC Hires Gary Rathbone As Its New GM Sports!

As the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) looks to re-build and re-launch its sports franchise - perhaps as a standalone channel, it has tapped the services of Mr Gary Rathbone to lead the sports operations as general manager. The appointment ...


Bundesliga To Return To StarTimes Nigeria On May 16 After COVID-19 Halt - Reports

Football lovers are getting ready for some live football action as the German football league, the DFL, revealed that the Bundesliga would return back to the air on May 16 to deliver high-octane football drama which had been on pause ...

StarTimes To Air Uganda Premier League On Cheapest Subscription Package

StarTimes, the pay-TV broadcaster that operates across sub-Saharan Africa has decided to move the Sanyuka TV channel back to a cheaper subscription package to allow more local fans to watch the coverage of football’s Uganda Premier League. The switch comes ...

StarTimes To Broadcast Euro 2020 Across Africa

The digital pay-TV services operator, StarTimes has promised to deliver live broadcasts of the UEFA Euro 2020 to football lovers across the continent through its TV network as well as its streaming mobile app, StarTimes ON. StarTimes recently commissioned the ...

StarTimes Collaborates With MTN Uganda And Sanyuka TV To Air Uganda Premier League

MTN Uganda has signed a partnership deal that will make it the official broadcast collaborator of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League (SUPL). The broadcast collaboration is between MTN Uganda and Sanyuka TV, a brand that is under the Next Media ...

StarTimes Praised For Excellent Broadcasting Of Ghana’s Premier League -GFA

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has expressed its great satisfaction with the performance of Chinese digital terrestrial TV company StarTimes in the way it has covered the country’s premier league games so far. Addressing the media in Ghana on Monday, ...

South Africa: Etv To Broadcast Over 65 NBA Games

Etv has entered into a partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA), which recently appointed the broadcaster as its official free-to-air broadcast partner in South Africa. As part of the deal, Etv will air more than 65 games throughout the ...

StarTimes Bags Rights To Broadcast Fiba World Cup In Kenya

The pay-TV broadcaster StarTimes is currently broadcasting the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup which will be taking place until September 15. The extended tournament which is happening for the first time in China will feature 32 teams which include Angola, ...

SuperSport Rolls Out Olympic Channel On Digital Platforms

As the world counts down to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, SuperSport has launched the Olympic Channel content on its digital platforms to further engage audiences on the Olympic Movement all year round. The Olympic Channel has been made available ...

Kenya's Veteran Sports Commentator Mohammed Juma Njuguna Dies

Kenya's veteran sports commentator Mohammed Juma Njuguna passed away on Saturday at the Nairobi Hospital after a long battle with illness. The legendary broadcaster, who had close to four decades of journalism experience, was working as a content producer at ...