The International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board, meeting in Kuala Lumpur this week, has approved the use of independent match venues for international cricket.

Soccer standards in East Africa will only improve if national federations are properly organised, the president of the region's football body CECAFA Farah Addo has said.

Trans World International (TWI) has signed a deal with the Kenyan Cricket Association (KCA) to develop television, new media and sponsorship rights.

After a campaign which will be remembered for human rights demonstrations and a few ill-chosen words about cannibalism, Olympic chiefs will decide the venue of the 2008 Summer Games this week at what is expected to be an historic meeting.

Nairobi will host the 2000 International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day knockout tournament between the nine test playing nations, the ICC has confirmed.

South African soccer officials are introducing numbered tickets for the World Cup qualifier against Zimbabwe in Johannesburg on Saturday after 43 people died at the city?s Ellis Park stadium last month.

Former world rally car champion Colin McRae has urged rally chiefs to adopt a Formula One-style approach to television coverage to increase the popularity of the sport.

Ali Bacher, chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) development committee, has said the number of teams at the 2003 World Cup in South Africa should be increased from 12 to 14.

Indian cricket chiefs have until today to provide assurances that they can host this year's ICC Cup.

The Kenyan government has dissolved the country's troubled soccer governing body and suspended all fixtures until new officials are elected later this month.

Africa?s hopes of hosting the World Cup in 2010 were put on hold after the continent became the victim of a second soccer stadium tragedy in less than a month.

The International Cricket Council has approved South Africa?s proposals for the format of the 2003 World Cup.

Kenya's cricket team has given the country's governing body a list of demands and warned of possible strike action if their conditions were not met soon.

Kenya is to host an international squash tournament sponsored by Lucozade Sport with 32 contestants from all over the world expected to compete.

Security operations for the Sydney 2000 Olympics have been "sharpened" in response to the bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa, the Sydney Olympic security commander has said.

The East and Central Senior African Challenge Cup in Uganda will go ahead as planned next month despite the scare over the Ebola virus which has killed more than 60 people, officials in Nairobi confirmed on Tuesday.

Sydney and Salt Lake City Olympic officials have sought to reassure potential sponsors and spectators that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was dealing effectively with the biggest scandal in its 104-year history.