Tighter security is needed at "non-regular cricket venues", according to the chief investigator of the sport's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU).

Motor manufacturer Toyota has renewed its sponsorship of Australia’s Adelaide Crows AFL team.

24dogs, the digital greyhound racing service owned by Wembley plc, has launched the Greyhound Racing SuperLeague after securing internet rights for 22 of the top 25 UK greyhound racetracks.

Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) has finalised its broadcast rights deal with the CBS Television Network and Fox Cable Networks Group beginning with the 2002 season through 2004.

Toronto could lose the $2.95million (B

US broadcaster ESPN is to trial its fledgling broadband internet service after striking up a partnership with Comcast Corporation to offer broadband content to cable modem customers in the Philadelphia area during the X Games.

London stock market-listed entertainment company Wembley has said the sale of Wembley complex is progressing and a shortlist of bidders has been drawn up.

Online sports technology provider, iSport UK and sports technology consultants, Play-Sport New Media are to merge their UK operations, has learned.

Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has denied that the Olympic Games will change to a two-year cycle.

Internet superstore is to scrap its sponsorship of the PGA’s minor league golf tour as it fights to stay afloat amid mounting financial pressure.

Spending on gambling is expected to rise by 21 percent in the five years between 1999 and 2004, according to a survey carried out by UK-based market research company Mintel.

A Chinese-led consortium has won the contract to build a new stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam, as the venue for the 2003 Southeast Asia Games.

The soccer stadiums for the first Afro-Asian Games have been severely criticised by a leading official who said they were unfit to stage international events.

The future of the beleaguered Wembley Stadium will be debated this week when trouble-shooter Patrick Carter releases his report on whether the national stadium should stay at its north London home.

English Premiership soccer club Middlesbrough has become the first to take advantage of the relaxation in the TV rights regulations which allows clubs to broadcast full footage of their league games after a specified time delay

Premier League soccer club Ipswich Town has placed a £25million ($36.1m/B

Florida state funds could be used in a controversial plan to improve roads near the Jacksonville Jaguars' Alltel Stadium in preparation for the city's hosting of the 2005 Super Bowl.

The finance director of English Premier League soccer club Leeds United has confirmed to that the club will sell the naming rights to its new £60million ($87m/B

Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will face Denmark's Brian Nielsen in a 10-round fight on September 8 at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, cable television carrier Showtime has said.

One of the most famous buildings in golf, the starter's box at the St Andrews Old Course, has been put up for auction this week so players can have a bigger putting green.

The Philadelphia Eagles believe they have come up with a solution to the artificial turf problems that caused a pre-season game to be cancelled at the Veterans Stadium.

Scottish Premier League soccer champions Celtic has struck a deal with online broadcasting specialist Servecast

Dutch-based company Support in Sport has been contracted to re-turf the pitch in the Delle Alpi Stadium, the home of Juventus and Torino this month.

Shares in Premier League soccer club Leicester City rose sharply this morning after the club confirmed it had received a takeover offer from former director Gilbert Kinch. Shares in the club rose 6.5p to 55p in early trading, valuing the club at £20.9m ($29.4m).