Tag: South Africa


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


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


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