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Online sports technology provider, iSport UK and sports technology consultants, Play-Sport New Media are to merge their UK operations, sportbusiness.com has learned.

A Chinese-led consortium has won the contract to build a new stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam, as the venue for the 2003 Southeast Asia Games.

Alternative Investment Market (AIM)-listed sports player management and marketing agency Proactive Sports Group has reported a total of 36 player transfer deals in its football division since being admitted to AIM in May this year.

The Australian National Basketball League has cemented its multi-million-dollar deal with sports marketing company Sportsworld Media Group.

Sportsworld Media Group, the London-based sports marketing group, has finalised its $3m (B

The Australian Football League (AFL) Commission has begun a meeting with clubs after three club presidents spoke out on the eve of the meeting about the need for the league to maintain the viability of all 16 clubs.

Soccer Australia has forged ahead with its decision to give its primary broadcaster the Seven Network a larger role in the running of the sport by announcing the appointment of senior executive Shane Wood to the Soccer Australia Board.

UK broadband entertainment specialists Sportev said that 36 percent of those who visited its interactive video service paid to watch England beat Australia in the fourth Ashes Test at Headingley on Monday on its pay-per-view (PPV) highlights service.

Beer giant Foster’s has signed a new deal to sponsor Formula One’s Australian Grand Prix until 2006.

Australia's top soccer players are threatening to boycott a World Cup warm-up match against France because of unpaid bonuses.

Brazilian soccer's latest scandal has taken a new twist after a private meeting of the country's leading directors was secretly recorded and then broadcast by a radio station.

AFL club the North Melbourne Kangaroos has secured a two-year sponsorship deal with Mazda, worth more than A$2m ($1.05m/B