Tag: South Africa


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


Newlands Stadium face wrecking ball

South Africa Newlands Stadium will be demolished

The catchword in today’s age is ‘perform or perish’. The aging Newlands Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa, one of the oldest rugby stadiums in the world, unable to meet new spectator safety standards and modern requirements, is set to face the wrecking ball. stadionwelt.de reported that the... » Read more


Cape Town Stadium soon DHL Stadium

Africa Cape Town Stadium naming rights

Cape Town Stadium in South Africa will soon be called DHL Stadium after the German courier, parcel and express mail service acquired the naming rights of the facility. The stadium will be known as DHL Stadium from January 2021. The naming rights deal has been entered into for four years. The Cape... » Read more


COVID-19 brakes on Mzansi Super League

South Africa T20 Super League not in 2020

The top-tier of domestic T20 cricket in the country, South Africa’s Mzansi Super League (MSL), will not take place in 2020, with Cricket South Africa having announced the postponement of the season until next year. Making its debut in the year 2018, this year was supposed to be the third edition... » Read more


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