Tag: South Africa


Cape Town Stadium renamed DHL Stadium

Cape Town Stadium naming rights

The Cape Town Stadium in South Africa has now been renamed again to DHL Stadium after a multiyear naming right partnership was signed with the logistics company DHL Express. The ‘IOL’ stated that the Cape Town Stadium was initially known as the Green Point Stadium before its name was changed.... » Read more


Sun City golf show to return all guns blazing

Golf South African Open added to the European Tour

The South African Open Championship will return to the Gary Player Country Club (South Africa) from December 2nd-5th, 2021 with a prize fund of US$1.5 million and with Christiaan Bezuidenhout (South African professional golfer who is a three-time winner on the European Tour) back to defend his... » Read more


COVID sound the death knell on SA venue

Johannesburg Ticketpro Dome to close

The RX Venue Management has announced that the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg (city in South Africa) is all set to shut up shop after being sold to a third party that does not operate in the event space. The official handover of the venue will take place on September 7th, 2021. The ‘Biz... » Read more


South Africa planning closed-door rugby games

South African Rugby Lions Tour played behind closed doors

South Africa is planning for all matches of the rugby union team British and Irish Lions tour to be played behind closed doors, but is still keeping fingers crossed that few spectators will be present. ‘planet rugby’ stated that a revised schedule for the eight fixtures has been published with... » Read more


World Rugby Series final leg in Cape Town

World Rugby Sevens update March 2021

The HSBC Cape Town Sevens will take on a new responsibility after World Rugby recently announced that the popular event in the Mother City (read Cape Town) will be the final leg of a revamped and abridged HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in 2021. The South Africa Sevens is an annual rugby sevens... » Read more


Never-say-die spirit of SA venue official

South Africa Ellis Park Stadium with big plans

Adaptability, resilience and resourcefulness are the watchwords by which Pieter Burger, the new Managing Director of Ellis Park Stadium at Johannesburg, South Africa, plans to make the 62,567-capacity stadium, home of the Lions Rugby Union, a sustainable and profitable venture during the pandemic... » Read more


Stormers new digs Cape Town Stadium

South Africa Stormers to host Cheetahs at Cape Town Stadium

The 58,309 capacity Cape Town Stadium, a football and rugby stadium located in Cape Town, the second most populous City in South Africa, has been re-energized with fresh blood in the form of the tenant – the South African professional rugby franchise DHL Stormers powering the start of the... » Read more


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