Nepal

Jeevan Ram Shrestha has been re-elected president of the Nepal Olympic Committee at the organisation's elective general assembly

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has ratified the suspensions of the USA Cricket Association (USACA) and the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), along with welcoming Saudi Arabia as its 39th associate member.

ESPN Star Sports (ESS), the Asian arm of the international sports broadcaster, has held on to its media rights for the English Premier League in Asia, agreeing deals covering 18 markets until 2013.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed that 13 members have expressed interest in hosting a Twenty20 World Championship.

In a first for the Commonwealth Games, parts of central and south-east Asia will enjoy both television and radio coverage of the event, increasing the reach by 10 countries and some 500 million television viewers compared to Manchester.

Eight nations will contest the ICC Trophy qualifying tournament in Malaysia next year in a bid to win a place in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007.

World Wrestling Federation Entertainment (WWFE) has signed a series of agreements that will deliver more than 2,200 hours of its programming across three continents.

World Wrestling Federation Entertainment Inc (WWFE) today announced a series of agreements that will deliver more than 2,200 hours of its programming across three continents.

World Wrestling Federation Entertainment has signed a series of agreements delivering more than 2,200 hours of WWFE programming across three continents.

United Arab Emirates cricket authorities demanded yesterday that all of their team's matches in the ICC Trophy be replayed because two of their top players were refused entry into Canada.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in association with Citibank and Visa International have announced a new credit card aimed at promoting the development of cricket in India, officials said.

The eighth South Asian Federation (SAF) Games, the region's biggest sports event, will be held in Kathmandu next year, organisers have said.

Bangkok Asian Games Organising Committee (Bagoc) chairman and deputy prime minister Bhichai Rattakul has requested chefs de mission from 43 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) not to withdraw their teams from the Bangkok Asiad.

The Organising Committee for the Olympic Football Tournaments, Sydney 2000, has reaffirmed their ruling on age limits, and announced that the Men's Olympic final will be played in Sydney's new Olympic Stadium.

At least 11 foreign teams will take part in a soccer tournament beginning in Dhaka on August 27, the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has announced.

United Arab Emirates cricket authorities demanded yesterday that all of their team's matches in the ICC Trophy be replayed because two of their top players were refused entry into Canada.

The biennial South Asian soccer tournament in Dhaka has been postponed to early 2002 from late this year, Asian soccer authorities have said.

Asian sports broadcaster ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) has acquired the exclusive terrestrial, cable and satellite television broadcast rights of the English Premier League for the next three seasons beginning August 2001.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has settled its dispute with Iraq over the venue for World Cup preliminary matches by offering another location for some of the games.

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

The Swedish prosecutor's office has reopened an inquiry into a suspected attempt to bribe the International Olympic Committee into choosing Stockholm for the 2004 summer games.

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.