Dominican Republic

Les McDonald, president of the International Triathlon Union (ITU), the world governing body of the Olympic sport, has been forced into a court case in Vancouver, British Columbia, over allegations that recent elections to his organisation were fixed, with some national federations being denied their right to vote.

The first person to be convicted on federal charges of running an illegal offshore Internet sports gambling operation has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison.

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

Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has denied that the Olympic Games will change to a two-year cycle.