Olafur Rafnsson was elected European president of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) by 51 member federations of FIBA Europe on Saturday at the 2010 General Assembly in Munich.

The Women’s International Squash Players’ Association (WISPA) is launching a new initiative aimed at encouraging and providing extra support for new tournament promoters.

UEFA agreed several TV rights deals for the forthcoming UEFA EURO 2008™ tournament in Austria and Switzerland.

NASN and Major League Baseball (MLB) have reached a groundbreaking five-year, pan-European broadcast deal, beginning with the 2006 season.

Sports website has reached agreement with the Voice Commerce Group for live streaming of a World Cup warm-up match while offering fans free calls, voice and video messages online.

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) says it is committed to providing additional content access to sports fans around Europe following record levels of new media coverage for the Winter Olympics.

ESPN will deliver live coverage of the 'X Games 11' to 77 countries and territories and it will be the first time that live coverage has extended beyond the US.

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.

Sportfive has emerged as the major player after the English Football Association (FA) confirmed its new European TV partners for the 2004-5 to 2007-8 period.

The NBA's growing international presence has again been proven after the league signed a raft of TV rights deals across the globe.

Rights selling agency Fox Sports International has brokered a TV deal for the US PGA Tour in Iceland.

The NBA has confirmed it has renewed a string of international television agreements with a number of long-time partners.

A total of seven candidates have confirmed their interest in hosting UEFA's soccer showpiece - Euro 2008.

Platini, who had a glittering playing career leading France to victory in the 1984 European Championships and also later managed the side, is hoping to gain a seat on both bodies during elections at the UEFA Congress in Stockholm on April 25.

Last weekend’s 'friendly' soccer international between Denmark and the Netherlands was streamed live on the internet - only the second time a broadband transmission has been agreed by the Danish Football Association (DFA).

The Extreme Sports Channel has extended its coverage beyond Europe after it signed a deal with pay-TV platform Showtime in the Middle East and Africa.

A group of Icelandic businessmen and an investment bank are in talks about buying a majority stake in English second division soccer club Stoke City, an Icelandic banker said.