Indian Subcontinent

Overjoyed Bangladeshis, whose cricket team won its first victory at the century's last Cricket World Cup in England on Monday, will soon have a stadium exclusively for cricket, according to media reports.

Jahangir Khan, the record 10-times British Open Squash Champion from Pakistan,has been elected a Vice President of the World Squash Federation (WSF).

Hackers have defaced two Indian internet sites catering to movie fans and cricket lovers.

Former Pakistan cricket captain Salim Malik and all-rounder Ata-ur-Rehman were banned for life by their country's cricket board on Wednesday.

Consulting firm, Sinclair Knight Merz is to design a suspended roof at the Rangiri Dambulu International Cricket Stadium, in Sri Lanka.

Afghanistan is hoping to take part in a cricket tournament in Pakistan next month despite the fragile political situation in the region in the wake of the recent US terrorist attacks.

The England cricket team’s tour of India later this year looks set to be shelved because of the political crisis in the Middle East.

Hockey’s Men’s Champions Trophy could be moved from Pakistan as a result of the recent terrorist attacks in the United States.

South Africa will consider enforcing no-fly zones over cricket stadiums at the 2003 World Cup after last week's terrorist attacks on the US – as sporting events around the world tighten up on security.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has changed the venue of its October Executive Board meeting from Pakistan to Malaysia, in recognition of recent world events and the uncertainty over the security aspects of international travel to the region.

The Indian government has indefinitely delayed the Afro-Asian Games due to be held in New Delhi between November 3 and 11.

Juan Margets has been re-elected as ITF executive vice-president during its annual general meeting in Mexico.

The three-nation cricket tournament between Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe will go ahead as planned in October, organisers have said.

The International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption Unit is visiting South Africa this week for a series of meetings linked to security planning for the World Cup in 2003.

New Zealand has cancelled its forthcoming three-test tour of Pakistan because of the US terror attacks.

Tennis tournaments in the US and Brazil will continue this week despite Tuesday's terror attacks in New York and Washington.

The Dalai Lama's Tibetan government-in-exile slammed the choice of Beijing as the venue for the 2008 Olympics on Friday and said it would encourage repression in China.