Norway

The Nordic Golf Federation is to launch a campaign to have golf included in the 2008 Olympic Games.

U.S. drug control chief Barry McCaffrey has said that improved random dope tests and wider global research would help beat cheats at the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in 2002.

Euro 2000 organisers have freed up well over 50,000 tickets for this summer's championships and plan to sell them from Thursday.

During 1997, the total turnover for Norweigan Premier League football clubs has grown 52% from 1996 to 500,000,000 Norweigan Krona (USD 64 million).

English Premier League soccer club Charlton Athletic will be the first team to test the Football Association?s new laser system to help assistant referees judge offside decisions more accurately.

National football association official?s from the countries at the heart of the proposed ?Atlantic League? have met today for further discussions with club representatives.

The Extreme Sports Channel has extended it reach to include the city of Louvain in Belgium.

Over 200,000 fake merchandising items were seized by French authorities before the World Cup and thousands were still on sale around the stadiums during Wednesday's first two matches, a government official said on Thursday.

English soccer club Leeds United has joined forces with two of Scandinavia?s largest retail distributors in a bid to increase brand awareness and maximise marketing opportunities worldwide.

The Women's United Soccer Association, which plans to kick off next April, unveiled its nicknames, logos and venues.

Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland have agreed to submit a joint application to host the European soccer championship finals in 2008.

Following the recent opening of their German office in Munich, SportBusiness Group has appointed Sponsorworld to be their official sales agent for Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.