Tag Archives: SuperSport

TVMS secures free-to-air Euro 2020 rights in sub-Saharan Africa

The TV Media Sport agency has seized a package of exclusive free-to-air rights to Euro 2020 across sub-Saharan Africa for the third consecutive time the rights to the European Championships. The rights cover more than 40 territories across Africa and include both Anglophone and Francophone commentaries. A total of 15 live matches are involved in [...]

SuperSport not bidding for broadcast rights of Ghana Premier League

Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kurt Okraku has revealed that SuperSport is not among the companies claiming broadcasting rights for the Premier League of Ghana. News reports made the headlines claiming that the pay-TV channel owned by SuperSport International and MultiChoice Ghana had made an offer for the league’s broadcast rights and was among the [...]

SuperSport confirms Caf’s blackout after termination of Lagardère contract

The broadcasting giants are affected by the decision of the African Football Federation and will not present any continental match until further notice. SuperSport announced that the content of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has been discontinued following the termination of the $ 1 billion rights agreement signed by Lagardère. This decision means that [...]

Supersport to broadcast Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers 2019

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced expanded coverage plans for the ICC Mens T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 in Dubai. ICC TV is set to produce live coverage of 28 matches which will be broadcast by the Cricket bodys global broadcast partners, making this edition the most widely available to watch ICC Mens T20 [...]

DStv launched its Rugby channel

DStv and SuperSport have announced a new 24-hour channel for the duration of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Many of the biggest names in rugby, including World Cup winners, will feature among SuperSports analysts for the channel. International guests will also include Englands Jeremy Guscott and SA-born French international Scott Spedding. World Cup winner Nehe [...]

SuperSport launched an Olympic Channel on its website

SuperSport has launched an Olympic Channel section on its website where viewers will be able to watch all Olympic-themed original series and documentaries all commissioned by the Olympic Channel. SuperSport has the rights agreement with International Olympic Committee (IOC) for both the Olympic and the Young Olympic Games until 2024. With Tokyo 2020 just over [...]

EFC available on SuperSport in Sub-Saharan Africa

SuperSport has seized a multi-year broadcast deal with the EFC, which comes into effect in March. The pay TV channel have doubled down on their commitment to MMA after also collaborating up with the UFC in the new year. Well aware of the international growth of MMA, we are proud to partner with EFC. Apart from high-quality [...]

DStv subscribers will have access to all SuperSport channels for 18 days

MultiChoice is giving access to its entire set of SuperSport channels for lower-tiered DStv subscribers in South Africa, as well as in other African countries, for 18 days between 13 and 31 July. While only DStv Premium subscribers have access to the full complement of SuperSport channels, MultiChoice is now giving DStv Compact Plus, DStv [...]