Indian Subcontinent

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.

The Indian cricket team have secured a record sponsorship contract for the next three years. The deal with the Sahara Group - which has interests in airlines and media - will guarantee the Indian cricket board 690m ($14.7m) to 720m ($15.3m) rupees.

International sports management firm IMG is set to bid for the marketing rights to India's fast-growing professional golf circuit which recently lost its main patron after a federal move to ban tobacco sponsorship in sport.

India's professional golf tour has no plans to hand the commercial rights for the coming season to a fresh bidder, the Indian Professional Golfers' Association (PGAI) said on Monday.

Cricket fans will be able to listen to live commentary on the internet for the current one-day international cricket series involving England, Pakistan and Australia.

US sports broadcaster ESPN is launching an Asian version of its flagship news show SportsCenter on its network in the region, ESPN Star Sports (ESS).

Officials from the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption unit will meet organisers of the Sharjah tournament to combat potential match-fixing at this year's tournament.

Officials from the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption unit will meet organisers of the Sharjah tournament to combat potential match-fixing at this year's tournament.

The sacked president of Sri Lanka's cricket board was granted bail on Monday as police sought his arrest over fraud allegations that have plagued the game in the country.

The England and Wales Cricket Board is monitoring unrest in Zimbabwe which could threaten England's tour of the country.

The Malaysian Hockey Federation (MHF) is hoping to raise US$3 million (B

The Asian Cricket Test championship will go ahead even if India decides to withdraw from the tournament, a top official has confirmed.

The soccer stadiums for the first Afro-Asian Games have been severely criticised by a leading official who said they were unfit to stage international events.

Saber Hossain Chowdhury has been replaced as Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president because of his involvement in campaigning ahead of October's general election, a member of Bangladesh's interim government has said.

Kenyan cricket chiefs have asked the sport's world governing body for more international matches following the recent West Indies tour of the country.

The Indian government has denied the country's national cricket team permission to play a test match in Pakistan next month, according to local television reports.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) to "authoritatively" deal with India's refusal to play Pakistan in international cricket.

Organisers of the Afro-Asian Games, the biggest sporting event to be held in India's capital New Delhi since the Asian Games in 1982, fear the event could be jeopardised because of a dispute between the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and India's Sports Minister Uma Bharti.

India's state broadcasting corporation, Prasar Bharti has won exclusive rights to broadcast the first Afro-Asian Games scheduled in New Delhi in November.

When India decided to stage the world's first Afro-Asian Games in New Delhi in November, it had probably not realised what it was getting into.