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Wednesday 31 July, 2002

World Sport Group

Re: Results 2001

World Sport Group PLC
31 July 2002

Date:             31 July 2002
On behalf of:     World Sport Group plc

Update on 2001 Accounts

The Board of World Sport Group, the sports media, marketing and management
group, announces that the agreement with News Corporation for the sale of World
Sport Group's interest in Global Cricket Corporation Pte Ltd, (announced 28th
June 2002) has been formally completed and signed. World Sport Group will
therefore be able to announce annual results for 2001 in early August.

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Note to Editors

• Global Cricket Corporation Pte Ltd ('GCC') was the 50:50 joint
venture vehicle between News Corp and Worldsport Nimbus (a 50:50 joint venture
between World Sport Group and Nimbus Communications, an Indian media and sports
marketing company).   This specially formed company is the owner of the
commercial and media rights to all ICC international cricket events until mid
2007, including the next two World Cups in 2003 (South Africa) and 2007 (West

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