Africa

The International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption Unit is visiting South Africa this week for a series of meetings linked to security planning for the World Cup in 2003.

South Africa's soccer authorities face a damning indictment from an inquiry into the Ellis Park disaster, analysts have said.

The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has angrily dismissed a rumour predicting the 2003 Rugby World Cup could be shifted from Australia and New Zealand to Europe.

South Korea has unveiled the fourth of its ten World Cup stadiums today with a friendly international against Nigeria.

South Korea is to create no-fly zones during next year's World Cup above its stadia amid security concerns sparked by the US attacks earlier this week.

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International sports leaders like to pretend to others, if not themselves, that sport is blissfully removed from politics.

The Extreme Sports Channel has extended its coverage beyond Europe after it signed a deal with pay-TV platform Showtime in the Middle East and Africa.

World heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman is prohibited from fighting anyone else for the next 18 months unless he gives former title holder Lennox Lewis an immediate rematch, a U.S. District Court judge ruled yesterday.

Officials from the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption unit will meet organisers of the Sharjah tournament to combat potential match-fixing at this year's tournament.

Officials from the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption unit will meet organisers of the Sharjah tournament to combat potential match-fixing at this year's tournament.

The England and Wales Cricket Board is monitoring unrest in Zimbabwe which could threaten England's tour of the country.

The Malaysian Hockey Federation (MHF) is hoping to raise US$3 million (B

South African terrestrial channel e.tv has secured the exclusive TV rights to the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan.

Kenyan cricket chiefs have asked the sport's world governing body for more international matches following the recent West Indies tour of the country.

Tunisia's government, under fire at home and abroad for its human rights record, is banking on a forthcoming two-week international sport festival to present the "true reality" of the country, officials have said.