Media

Bids for the Australian Football League (AFL) television rights will not meet the December 1 deadline set by the AFL.

The $15m-a-year sponsorship of the Arrows Formula One team by telecommunications company Orange could be jeopardy, according to media speculation.

European internet TV company Kamera, has recruited Andrew Kaza as a new member of the board.

England's top rugby union players, who have gone on strike over pay, are among the best paid in the world despite financial problems in the domestic game.

Major League Baseball has plucked a well-regarded executive from the ranks of corporate America to help its fledgling Internet business.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president Dick Pound said on Wednesday that Athens was far behind in preparing the 2004 Olympics but denied the IOC was considering moving the Games.

Go Racing, a consortium including Sky TV and Channel Four, said it had agreed a deal that could ensure the BBC continues to cover horseracing.

Paul Vaughan, executive vice president of Octagon Marketing is set to become the next commercial director of the Rugby Football Union (RFU).

Germany's digital TV market is finally showing signs of growth, according to figures released by a German consumer electronics association.

English cricket has been dealt another devastating sponsor blow after PPP Healthcare decided not to continue its sponsorship of the County Championship.

NASCAR has appointed Paul Brooks to oversee a new office that the sanctioning body is opening in Los Angeles to help provide a stronger presence on the West Coast.

Australia?s Ten Network and sports graphics company Pineapplehead Ltd will broadcast a virtual Melbourne Cup race before the officially gets underway next month.

World Wrestling Federation Entertainment Inc. (WWFE) has signed distribution deals with Bulgarian, Japanese and Russian TV companies in an effort to expand its Asian and Eastern European audiences.

The Sydney Olympic Games represented the largest peacetime communications project in Australia?s history, according to the communications network that handled the traffic.

An Australian Federal Court ruling, which obliges pay-TV company Foxtel to distribute Seven Network Ltd's C7 Sport channels, could be defied.

National Football League Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has visited a number of Silicon Valley hi-tech companies with the aim of exploring partnerships such as the one announced earlier this week with eBay.

The World Wrestling Federation Entertainment has signed a multi-million dollar television distribution agreement in Japan.

The woman running a race against the clock to stage the 2004 Olympics in Athens has dismissed talk that the city could lose the Games and said the Greek capital would lay on a sporting show to rival Sydney's success.