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Formula E chief executive Alejandro Agag has said the electric car-racing series is in talks over holding new races in Beirut, Cairo and Doha, along with returning to China.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has confirmed details of the inaugural season of the Asian Premier Marathons (APM) series, which it has established in partnership with the Asian Athletics Association (AAA).

The Asian division of the International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has announced that the Lebanese capital of Beirut and the Indian city of Bengaluru will host the inaugural editions of new national team tournaments.

Ali Sabbagh, a Lebanese football referee who fixed matches for free sexual services, was sentenced to six months in jail for corruption in Singapore

FIFA has suspended eight Estonian footballers and has handed a lifetime ban to a Lebanese player following their involvement in match-fixing.

With more than 2 months to go before the opening of SPORTELMonaco 2006, exhibitors have committed to more than 85% of the expanded floor space in the Grimaldi Forum.

Gulf Air has extended its title sponsorship of Formula One's Bahrain Grand Prix until 2010, following a deal with Allsport Management.

Real Madrid footballer Luis Figo is one of the owners of the Portuguese motor racing team which will compete in the new A1 Grand Prix series.

Rugby League’s European Nations Cup will be staged for the third successive year this autumn.

The 2005 NBA All-Star events will be televised in 214 countries in 45 languages via 97 international telecasters.

Australian Alan Jones has become the second ex-Formula One world champion to link up with the new A1 Grand Prix series.

Australian Alan Jones has become the second ex-Formula One world champion to link up with the new A1 Grand Prix series.

The Lebanese Rugby League is set to host the Mediterranean Cup next month, from October 2 to 9 in Tripoli, north Lebanon.

Japanese giant Dentsu has bought a 30 percent equity stake in Asian marketing company the World Sport Group (WSG).

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone intends to make dramatic changes to the Formula One venue calendar for the 2004 season.

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone intends to make dramatic changes to the Formula One venue calendar for the 2004 season.

South Korea's Cheju island, one of the venues for this summer's World Cup venue, wants to host Mike Tyson's heavyweight showdown with world champion Lennox Lewis.

Las Vegas has once again emerged as a possible candidate to stage the Lennox Lewis versus Mike Tyson heavyweight bout, in the latest twist in a saga attracting more attention than the prospect of the fight itself.

The Mike Tyson vs Lennox Lewis fight could be set for Atlanta in June after Tyson was granted a licence to fight.

Thailand and Indonesia were banned from international soccer by Asia's governing body on Friday following their farcical match in last month's Tiger Cup.

Former Thai soccer coach Withaya Laohakul said he hoped a decision by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to ban the country from international competition would only be a temporary punishment.

Manchester United will take another step towards global brand status by opening a chain of retail shops in the Middle East.

Sportal, the European sports content portal, has clashed with Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) organisers over journalistic access at one of the tournament?s matches.

Asia's premier soccer competition, the Asian Cup 2000, will go ahead in Lebanon, despite rising tensions in the Middle East.

North and South Korea may march together under the Olympic flag at the Sydney Olympics, and that could lead to powerful joint teams in international sporting arenas.

Al Nasr of the United Arab Emirates have become the latest side to withdraw from the Asian Club Championship, pulling out of their first round clash with Iraqi side Al Zawra.

The losing investors in the failed online sportswear e-tail venture Boo.com have been identified by the Financial Times.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has urged caution over the possibility of a united Korean soccer team representing the divided peninsula at the finals of the Asian Cup in Lebanon later this year.

The English Football Association and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have put the finishing touches to a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will lead to long-term technical co-operation between the two governing bodies.

NBA.com TV Daily ? a new global video service providing updates and highlights of NBA action from the night before ? has gone live today.

Kuwait has postponed next month's second West Asian Games because of tensions in the area following the attacks on the United States.