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Games village site may be moved

The site of the2010 Commonwealth Gamesvillage along a major riverbedin New Delhi is likely to beshifted following objectionsfrom the environment ministry,a report said on Friday.

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De Vries: Games not all about medals chase

With many states announcing lucrative incentives, one of the keenest battles for gold medals seems to be on the cards for the 11th Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Kedah starting on Wednesday.

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Lack of local success takes the shine off China boom

With courses springing up all over the country, sponsors queuing up to associate themselves with the game and six events on the 2006 European Tour calendar, golf in mainland China is booming.

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Minister: Changes needed to develop Indian sports

India need to re-draw sports promotion plans and stamp out doping if they hope to become a serious medal contender at major championships, according to the nation's sports minister Mani Shankar Aiyar.

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Vietnam tennis outlook dim despite first ATP event

Vietnam has been hosting their first professional tennis tournament this week, but players and coaches hold out little hope that the sport is about to take off in the communist country.

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China add four more cities to their roster

Beijing Olympic organisers have signed up an additional four cities as official co-hosts of the 2008 Summer Games, the I>China Daily /I>reported on Tuesday.

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Hosts Guangzhou to spend RM91.2bil on infrastructure for 2010 Asian Games

China#8217;s booming southern metropolis of Guangzhou is planning to spend some 200bil yuan (RM91.2bil) on infrastructure in the run-up to the 2010 Asian Games, state press said Wednesday.

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China loan curbs hit 2008 Olympic construction projects

China's economic curbs have hit some Olympics building projects, a Beijing district official said on Friday, in a rare admission that loan tightening had hit huge preparations for the watershed 2008 event.

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Dejected Dutch fans now want the Czechs to win

Dutch fans admitted the better side won after Portugal's 2-1 victory in Wednesday's Euro 2004 semi-final, and said they now wanted the Czech Republic to win the tournament.

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Yao Ming backs down and runs the final leg of relay

Basketball superstar Yao Ming ran the final leg of the Olympic torch relay in Beijing on Wednesday despite his own reservations as the sacred flame fired up crowds thronging the streets of the 2008 host city.