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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.

Insurance firm AXA is seeking to renegotiate its $850m (B

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.