Events

Tony Scotti, who last year sold his controlling interest in the All American TV syndication firm, plans to use his profits to buy the Washington Redskins.

Asia has turned world soccer's favourite slogan back at governing body FIFA and asked for "Fair Play, Please."

A formidable army of supporters lined up to back England's World Cup 2006 bid, are claiming that the resignation of F.A. chief executive Graham Kelly would not hurt the nation's chances.

New South Wales Police Minister Paul Whelan has called for cricket hooliganism to be included on the agenda at the next national conference of state police ministers.

China demanded on Tuesday an overhaul of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the methods by which it selected Olympic host cities.

A scandal over Japan's successful bid for the 1998 Winter Olympics has flared up again when a major newspaper reported hard evidence had been found that Nagano spent millions of dollars on lavish entertainment as part of its bidding campaign.

Melbourne is almost certain to host the 2006 Commonwealth Games after its last rival pulled out of the bidding, Victorian state premier Jeff Kennett has said.

South Africa is confident it will emerge as the sole African bidder to host the 2006 soccer World Cup, a move that would greatly boost its hopes of staging soccer's showcase, says bid chief Danny Jordaan.

A $250 million grand plan for Australia's MCG, including a hotel and television studio, have been unveiled.

Beverley Hills Ltd has announced the formal partnership between CNBC - the

The Sports Authority have announced that Jeffrey I. Handler has been appointed senior vice president, marketing & advertising.

The European Union has urged European soccer's ruling body UEFA to stick to an EU ban on sports fixtures involving teams from Yugoslavia.

Soccer legend Pele has confirmed his support for South Africa's bid to stage the 2006 World Cup, saying he thought Brazil could be ready to stage the finals four years later.

Gart Sports Company, the parent company of Sportmart, has unveiled a new superstore concept with the opening of three Sportmart stores in Southern California.

British motor racing tycoon Bernie Ecclestone's plan to float his Formula One empire hit another obstacle on Wednesday when the European Commission said F1's exclusive media contracts broke European competition law.

The US Tennis Association and American International Group (AIG), the US-based international insurance organisation, has signed a multi-year agreement to sponsor the US Davis Cup tennis team.

A landmark London court ruling expected on Wednesday is set to break pay television giant British Sky Broadcasting's (BSkyB) stranglehold on coverage of English Premier League soccer, according to London's the Independent on Sunday newspaper.