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FIFA has stepped up its campaign to determine exactly what occurred at May’s infamous Caribbean Football Union (CFU) meeting by opening cases against another 10 officials. FIFA announced on Wednesday that the 10 CFU officials would be investigated concerning possible violations of its Code of Ethics
USA Basketball has unveiled a marketing partnership with wireless service provider MetroPCS Communications. As the official wireless partner of the organisation, MetroPCS will serve as a supporter of the USA Basketball men’s and women’s national teams in 2012, with the partnership giving fans across the country access to their favourite basketball legends through a nationwide mobile tour. The tour will stop in various cities across the country and will offer “unique” promotions to consumers, according to a statement.
The annual Hong Kong Tennis Classic has been postponed due to a lack of sponsorship, organisers of the event confirmed on Tuesday.
US broadcaster ESPN has penned a six-year multi-platform rights deal with the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). The deal, which focuses on providing coverage through the US network’s ESPN3 channel, was announced on Monday, a day before the start of the season-ending WTA Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.
Gabon is ready to play its part in staging a successful 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, according to tournament organisers. The country, located on the west coast of Africa, was awarded the rights to co-host the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) showpiece tournament with neighbour Equatorial Guinea in July 2007. The 2012 Cup of Nations is set to commence on January 21 with the draw for the competition taking place on Saturday.