ITIA hands Simohamed Hirs lifetime ban from the sport

The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) has banned Moroccan tennis player Simohamed Hirs from the sport for life. Following investigations into multiple incidents of match...

GFA forfeits ‘$5m’ sponsorship over match-fixing claims

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has missed out on a commercial deal with an unnamed sponsor valued at $5 million as a result of...

TikTok signs up as official creator platform for Lions’ South African...

Social media platform TikTok has been designated as the official creator platform of The British and Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa. TikTok will be...

AC Milan expands African presence with Premier Bet

AC Milan has designated iGaming brand Premier Bet as the Serie A club’s official betting partner in Africa. Touted as a ‘new and exciting partnership’...

British and Irish Lions launch PT SportSuite engagement platform

The British and Irish Lions have launched a new web engagement platform, the Lions Fan Zone, in collaboration with PT SportSuite, ahead of the...

Olympique de Marseille strengthens African foothold with APO Group

Olympique de Marseille (OM) has named Pan-African communications consultancy, APO Group, as the Ligue 1 club’s first African partner in a new multi-year agreement,...

Pro14 becomes United Rugby Championship as SA clubs sign up

Pro14 Rugby has joined forces with four South African rugby clubs to launch the all-new United Rugby Championship (URC) - a rebrand of the...

BeIN seals $600m UEFA club competitions MENA renewal

Pay-television network beIN Media Group has retained the rights to UEFA club competitions, including the UEFA Champions League, in the Middle East and North...

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...