The Week: City News - ESPN picks up Cricinfo

Cricinfo, the cricketing website, has been sold to the US Disney-owned sports network, ESPN, for an undisclosed sum. ESPN has bought the business from the Wisden Group, which also owns the Wisden Cricketers' Almanac. Cricinfo made a £77,658 loss in the year to September 2006 on sales of £2.67 million.