Cyprus

The SPORTFIVE agency announced that the invitation to submit offers for the media rights to the 2014 Olympic winter Games and 2016 summer Games has commenced.

Eléa Golf Club in Cyprus has appointed PGA (Professional Golfers’ Association) professional Karl Morgan to manage its teaching and coaching operations.

UEFA has announced the award of Champions League and Europa League media rights for the 2012-15 cycle in Cyprus and Portugal respectively.

FIBA Europe appointed Proteas EKA AEL as the host club for the 2008 EuroCup Final Four in Limassol, Cyprus.

Reports suggest the future of the F1 Turkish Grand Prix may be in doubt after an alleged breech of protocol at the weekend’s race.

With more than 2 months to go before the opening of SPORTELMonaco 2006, exhibitors have committed to more than 85% of the expanded floor space in the Grimaldi Forum.

The FC)dC)ration Internationale de l’Automobile approved the calendar for the 2007 World Rally Championship, adding three new races in Ireland, Norway and Portugal. The new races replace those in Australia, Cyprus and Turkey. The FIA said in a statement that its World Motor Sport Council had approved a calendar which would continue to run on the existing January-November format instead of the proposed August-May switch. It said that it would decide whether to add further events to the calendar at its next World Motor Sport Council meeting.

Euroleague Basketball has reached agreements for mobile and broadband coverage in Cyprus and Lithuania.

George Bolos has been appointed by Eurosport as vice president, marketing and sales, for the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC).

Andorra will play host to the 11th Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE), a six-day mini Olympics for small European countries and states.

Weekend fixtures in the Cyprus football league were cancelled after the clubs decided to strike in an effort to force the government to provide financial subsidies.

IOC president Jacques Rogge has predicted the Athens Olympic Games will be the ‘best ever’, despite preparations being dogged by delays.

UEFA Executive Committee member Henri Roemer is to take up a new position as special advisor to the president and CEO of European soccer’s governing body, for EU and global affairs.

The UEFA Executive Committee has lifted the ban on home matches in Israel for all UEFA competitions.

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has signed a sponsorship deal with Cyprus Airways ahead of next year's Olympic Games in Athens.

Monaco has been named as the host for the 2007 Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE).

Soccer governing body UEFA and its marketing partner TEAM have announced a clutch of TV rights deals for the new Champions League contract.