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FIFA today said that it "remains committed" to holding the '18 World Cup in Russia and that a "boycott would not be an effective way of reducing tensions in the region" ( REUTERS, 7/25 ). The MLBPA "filed a grievance" against the Astros this week, contending the club tried to "manipulate the si...
The ''02 World Cup "was saved from the threat of cancellation" yesterday when National Indemnity Company (NIC), a subsidiary of Warren Buffet''s Berkshire Hathaway, "agreed to insure the tournament,"
NBC''s broadcast of the Breeders'' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships (WTC), from 1:00-6:00pm ET Saturday, earned a 2.1/5 overnight Nielsen rating, down 19% from a 2.6/6 last year. This year''s cove
While NY Racing Association President Terry Meyocks "expects that many" of the reserved tickets for tomorrow''s Breeders'' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships (WTC) that were canceled after the Septe
The ESPY Awards have been moved from February to July. Starting in ''02, the event will take place the night after the MLB All-Star Game. Next year''s ESPY Awards have been moved from February 4 to Ju
The 12th annual SportelMonaco International Television Sports Convention concluded Sunday in Monte Carlo and it was the first time that SportelMonaco "has not grown in terms of registration numbers,"
Organizers of int''l sports TV program trade show Sportel, which is taking place in Monte Carlo Thursday through Sunday, "are expecting fewer participants this year in the wake of the terrorist attack
People visiting the Buffalo Niagara region to attend amateur sporting events spend an average of $341 each, and 57% of them "plan to return within two years to visit local attractions," according to a
Goodwill Games President Mike Plant "expects to take no more than two months" to determine the event''s future with AOL Time Warner officials, according to Jeff Metcalfe of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. Plant
The city of Long Beach, CA, will host the ''04 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials. The event, scheduled for July 7-14, will be held in an outdoor portable pool located between the Long Beach Convention Cent
A final-day attendance figure of 79,100 on September 9 brought the total attendance for the eight-day Gravity Games to 287,070, according to Shalise Manza Young of the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL. The Gravity