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The British Broadcasting Corporation?s Outside Broadcasts Special Facilities team is to install the world's first slalom gate cameras for a new extreme sports event in Stockholm.

NHL International, in conjunction with ESPN International, will distribute the 2000 NHL

UEFA, battling to avert the creation of a breakaway Super League, it may merge two of Europe's three major competitions.

Turin have beaten the Swiss favourites Sion to host the 2006 Winter Games in the first selection of a host city since the Salt Lake City bribery scandal.

The men's and women's World Cup cross country skiing events scheduled for Seefeld, Austria, on December 17 were called off because of a shortage of snow, the Austrian ski federation said on Wednesday.

The Extreme Sports Channel has extended it reach to include the city of Louvain in Belgium.

Poland's government has approved a bid by Zakopane to host the Winter Olympics in 2006.

European athletics chiefs have agreed to stage a new indoor European Cup in 2001, an athletics source said recently.

Austrian and Swiss soccer federation officials met in Vienna on Tuesday to discuss a possible joint bid to hold the 2008 European championship finals.

T&T Sports Marketing has sold the exclusive global rights outside of South America for the South American qualifying matches for the World Cup 2002 to Dream Sports International.

Sion officials have made the trip to Olympic headquarters, formally submitting their bid to host the 2006 Winter Games.

Action Sports International, a multi-dimensional company that manufactures, distributes and licenses Generation X and Y products have signed a distribution agreement with Trans National Sports one of the largest Eastern European distributors of sporting goods and apparel.

The ski jumping and Nordic combination events scheduled for Ramsau, Austria, from December 8-10 have had to be called off because of unseasonally warm weather, the Austrian ski federation has said.

Extreme Sports Channel, the adventure and adrenaline sports service, is now available on digital cable in Germany.

Austrian Chancellor Viktor Klima and his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban have underlined their support for a joint bid to host the European soccer championships in 2004.

The National Hockey League is unlikely to support efforts by the International Olympic Committee to develop a uniform drugs policy for North American professional sports, the head of the NHL players' association has said.

European soccer governing body UEFA says it will announce the winner of the bid to host the 2004 European Championships in October.

Romanian side Ceahlaul Piatra Neamt's appeal against a one year ban from European club competition has been rejected by UEFA.

The NFL is planning to show Sunday afternoon football in the Netherlands, Austria and Singapore via the Internet starting this weekend.

Austrian businessman Frank Stronach wants to invest millions to revamp Austrian soccer and create an elite team for the proposed European Super League, a newspaper said on Sunday.

Lisbon is expected to launch its second bid this year to host a major sports event.

Ten cities have submitted bids to be the permanent headquarters of the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA).

The Liechtenstein-based Fritz Kaiser Group (FKG) has sold its 24.5 per cent equity stake in Formula One?s Red Bull Sauber Holding Ltd for an undisclosed price to the remaining shareholders Peter Sauber and Red Bull Trading of Austria.

UEFA has said it expects three candidates to submit bids to host the 2004 European championship.