Afghanistan

The Afghanistan Cricket Board has postponed the start of the second season of its Afghanistan Premier League T20 cricket competition due to missing payments from the league’s commercial partner, Snixer S…

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has launched a new Twenty20 competition with the goal of making it one of the world’s leading leagues.

Afghanistan and Ireland have today (Thursday) become cricket’s 11th and 12th Test-playing nations, while the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) has come to an agreement to end its financial dispute with the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Ireland and Afghanistan have been grouped with the International Cricket Council’s full member countries, allowing them the opportunity to qualify directly for the 2019 Cricket World Cup one-day international (ODI) tournament.

GTV, the pan-African satellite-based pay TV service, acquired the exclusive broadcast rights for the FA Cup, England Internationals and the Community Shield for the four years from the 2008-09 season.

Two of the world’s leading experts in VIP protection will deliver unique insights into the ever-changing threats they must tackle at the second International Sports Security Summit.

In a first for the Commonwealth Games, parts of central and south-east Asia will enjoy both television and radio coverage of the event, increasing the reach by 10 countries and some 500 million television viewers compared to Manchester.

England are reportedly reluctant to play a Test Match in Karachi on their cricket tour to Pakistan later this year due to security worries.

The people of war-torn Afghanistan will today be able to follow the World Cup after FIFA and its broadcast partner KirchSport awarded free TV rights to the country.

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The people of war-torn Afghanistan will today be able to follow the World Cup after FIFA and its broadcast partner KirchSport awarded free TV rights to the country.

The IOC president Jacques Rogge has said he would reconsider the current ban on Afghan athletes taking part in the 2004 Olympic Games.

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials have attempted to persuade their West Indies counterparts to reverse a decision to pull out of next month's scheduled tour, PCB sources said yesterday.

South Africa has taken over the hosting of the first women's Champions Challenge international hockey tournament from India because of security concerns, the sport's governing body (FIH) has confirmed.

US broadcast networks have made contingency plans to shift live sports coverage to cable, should news developments of the war on terrorism take precedence.

The Football Association of Ireland says it will not take out special insurance for the Republic of Ireland’s crunch World Cup qualifier play-off in Iran.

Australian International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Kevan Gosper has stated that the Salt Lake City Winter Games would proceed with the full support of competing nations.

The England cricket tour to India will go ahead, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said – but who will make up the final squad still remains unclear.

A decision will be made today on whether the England cricket team will tour India amid security fears raised by the military action in Afghanistan.

Insurer AXA says it has launched talks with soccer's governing body FIFA but was still uncertain of restoring cover for the 2002 World Cup after cancelling a deal due to higher terror-related risks.

An international hockey event set for New Delhi in December has been moved out of India because of security concerns.

Nothing short of a World War would prevent the Salt Lake City Winter Games from being staged, International Olympic Committee (IOC) director general Francois Carrard has said.

The British Olympic Association (BOA) does not have insurance cover for the UK Winter Olympics team, due to take part in the Salt Lake City games next year.

The Mexican rhythmic gymnastics team has cancelled its participation in the World Cup which begins in Spain tomorrow.

Australian rugby league chiefs have confirmed that the Ashes tour of the United Kingdom is back on.

The fate of this month's Honda Indy 300 at the Gold Coast, Australia, rests with a high-powered meeting of Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) officials in Monterey, California, this weekend.

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Sports promoters IEC are adamant France will fulfil their obligation to play Australia in a friendly soccer match in Melbourne despite speculation some stars may stay in Europe because of fear of terrorism.

The manhood of Australia's world champion rugby league players has been questioned by fans after the Kangaroos pulled out of a tour of Britain because of security fears over the military strikes against Afghanistan.

Potential All Black players have been given until next week to advise whether they are available to tour Ireland, Scotland and Argentina because of security fears stemming from the US-led military strikes on Afghanistan.

The Australian rugby union tour of Europe will go ahead.

Rugby League’s Ashes series between Great Britain and Australia has been called off following the US strikes against Afghanistan after Australian rugby chiefs failed to convince the tour party it was safe.

The governing body of women's tennis (WTA) is increasing security at its tournaments after the US air strikes on Afghanistan.

South Korea's top police officer vowed on Tuesday to keep terrorists and soccer hooligans away from the 2002 World Cup and said American and other missions were receiving extra protection amid US-led attacks on Afghanistan.