Bahamas

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is seeking a new host for its World Relays event after the Bahamas government opted to end its hosting agreement.

The Bahamas has bolstered its position as a golf destination with the announcement that it will host two new tournaments to commence the 2017 season of the Web.com Tour, the development series for the PGA Tour.

The Bahamas and Northern Ireland have been awarded hosting rights to the Commonwealth Youth Games multi-sport events in 2017 and 2021 respectively.

The Bahamas and Northern Ireland have been lined up to host the 2017 and 2021 editions of the Commonwealth Youth Games respectively, after the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said the two nations have each formally expressed their interest in the multi-sport events.

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is set to make its first-ever appearance in the Bahamas in 2013 with the announcement of a new tournament backed by cosmetics company Pure Silk.

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is seeking to build on the success of the track events at the London 2012 Olympics by launching a new competition dedicated to relay racing.

ESPN Caribbean has acquired the rights for International Cricket Council (ICC) events and the Champions League Twenty20 through to 2015 in a deal with ESPN STAR Sports (ESS).

Chuck Blazer, the FIFA Executive Committee member who played a key role in exposing apparent corruption at the heart of global football administration earlier this year, is to resign as secretary general of the Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean Football (CONCACAF).

The NBA’s 2005-06 season will reach an all-time high 215 countries and territories through 164 international broadcasters in 43 languages.

Authorities have requested an extra $1.3million to help pay for security at the Super Bowl, to be staged in Jacksonville, Florida, on February 6.

Eleven countries have made bids to host a match in the Cricket World Cup 2007.

The 12 countries bidding to host matches during the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2007 must submit their formal bids this week.

The Bahamas has become the latest country to officially enter the race to stage matches during the 2007 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies.

ESPN International and the National Football League (NFL) have agreed to extend their existing worldwide TV rights distribution agreement through the 2005 season.

Embattled English Football Association chairman Keith Wiseman on Friday defended a loan deal with Wales that led to the resignation of his chief executive Graham Kelly earlier in the week.

Shares in European champions Manchester United have risen following reports that a group of investors were preparing to buy a large chunk of the stake held by chief executive Martin Edwards.

Manchester United chief executive Martin Edwards has rejected an offer to buy a large chunk of his 14 percent stake in the European champions, industry sources have said.

A three-day meeting of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) in Nassau, Bahamas, has reviewed the impact of the lockout that threatened the cancellation of the entire 1998-9 season.

Further details of a potential bid to take Manchester United back into private hands have been reported in the UK press.

ESPN International and the National Football League (NFL) have agreed to extend their existing worldwide distribution agreement through the 2002 season.

Investment company ENIC is on the verge of securing a #22m ($35m) deal to take over English Premier League soccer team Tottenham Hotspur.

The England World Cup 2006 bidding team believes it has struck a decisive blow after a successful week in the Bahamas lobbying the CONCACAF congress. The votes in the region could be pivotal when the final decision is made in July.

The team heading the England 2006 World Cup bid visit the Bahamas this week as part of its plan to win the support of the three CONCACAF votes.

AthletesDirect, a division of Broadband Sports, has launched the official Web site for the Los Angeles Lakers? Rick Fox.

Germany need to give their all in the closing stages of the race to hold the 2006 soccer World Cup finals, German bid chief Franz Beckenbauer said.