The following profiles show the strengths and weaknesses of the five candidates seeking to take over from Juan Antonio Samaranch when he retires after 21 years in charge of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in July.
Australian broadcaster Seven Network has defended its decision to only show delayed coverage of the first two-hour sessions of this summer’s Ashes contests between England and Australia, stating that it could not justify screening the cricket in an early evening timeslot.
A new regional Australian sports and recreation body, Sports Industry Queensland (SIQ), has been set up to give sports industry professionals in the State of Queensland a better chance of competing for international and domestic business.
The biggest names from last year's Sydney Olympics are back in Australia for the Goodwill Games with the event's organisers hoping Maurice Greene, Marion Jones and Ian Thorpe can save the event from oblivion.
England's top rugby union players, clubs and the Rugby Football Union (RFU) "are all going to live and die together", the RFU's chief executive Francis Baron said at Twickenham today when he outlined the terms of a new eight-year agreement for the sport.
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