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Five players sanctioned after Under-19 World Cup final brawl

02 February, 2020 10:57 am 10:57 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Five players have been sanctioned for brawling in the immediate aftermath of Bangladesh’s victory over India in the under-19 World Cup final in South Africa at the weekend, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. Bangladesh claimed the title for the first time with victory by three wickets over India at … Read More


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Three more matches to be decided in Kabaddi World Cup today

02 February, 2020 10:00 am 10:00 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Three more matches will be played on the third day of Kabaddi World Cup 2020 on Tuesday. Australia will face Azerbaijan in the first match at 3.30pm, while the second match will be played between England and Germany at 4.45pm. Sierra Leone will lock horns with India in the third match … Read More


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Three matches to be played in Kabaddi World Cup today

02 February, 2020 10:20 am 10:20 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Three matches will be played on the second day of the Kabaddi World Cup at Punjab Stadium on Monday. In the first match, India will face Germany. Iran will take on England while Canada will face off Australia in the second and third matches respectively. In the inaugural match, Pakistan defeated … Read More


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Russia banned from next Olympics and World Cup soccer

12 December, 2019 11:08 pm 11:08 pm

LAUSANNE/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia was banned from the world’s top sporting events for four years on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) executive committee acted after concluding that Moscow had planted fake evidence and deleted files linked … Read More


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Rainbow nation turns gold as Springboks lift World Cup

11 November, 2019 9:39 am 9:39 am

YOKOHAMA (Reuters) – At times it was brutal, often it was downright ugly, but who cares? In the end there can have been few more poignant sights than that of Siya Kolisi, the boy from a dusty, poverty-stricken South African township, on Saturday lifting the Rugby World Cup following an emphatic victory over England. The … Read More


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Pakistan placed in Group C of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020

10 October, 2019 5:24 pm 5:24 pm

KARACHI (92 News) — Two-time winners Pakistan will play Scotland in their opening match of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 at the University Oval, Potchefstroom on Sunday, 19 January. The tournament schedule was announced on Thursday by the International Cricket Council. Sixteen teams will be taking part in the 24-day tournament that runs … Read More


Japan, brink, World Cup, quarter-final, Samoa, win

Japan on brink of first World Cup quarter-final with Samoa win

10 October, 2019 6:57 pm 6:57 pm

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (Reuters) – Kotaro Matsushima scored a bonus-point try deep into injury time as Japan moved to the brink of their first Rugby World Cup quarter-final with a 38-19 Pool A victory over Samoa at the City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday. The hosts, who turned the tournament upside down when they beat … Read More


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World Cup, Ashes hero Ben Stokes named PCA Players’ Player of the Year

10 October, 2019 1:12 pm 1:12 pm

LONFON (AFP) – England all-rounder Ben Stokes was voted Players’ Player of the Year at the Professional Cricketers’ Association awards on Wednesday. Stokes played a starring role in England’s first 50-over World Cup triumph, culminating in his dynamic man-of-the-match display in their dramatic final win against New Zealand in July. The 28-year-old then repeated his … Read More


Across the world, cyclists, final leg, deliver, World Cup, whistle

Across the world cyclists begin final leg to deliver World Cup whistle

09 September, 2019 4:10 pm 4:10 pm

OSAKA, Japan (Reuters) – After travelling almost 20,000 km (12,500 miles) across 27 countries since leaving London’s Twickenham Stadium 223 days ago, intrepid cyclists Ron Rutland and James Owens have arrived in Japan and are just a week away from completing their mission. Since setting off on Feb. 2, the pair have been carrying some … Read More


England’s Women’s World Cup-winning coach Robinson steps down

08 August, 2019 11:46 pm 11:46 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Mark Robinson has resigned as England women’s national team coach two years after taking the side to World Cup glory with a victory over India in the final at Lords. Robinson departs after four years in the role and following a 12 points to four Women’s Ashes series defeat to Australia earlier … Read More


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If we’d lost, I didn’t know how I’d play cricket again: B...

07 July, 2019 8:45 am 8:45 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Jos Buttler, the England wicket-keeper batsman, revealed he was struggling with fear of failure before the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 final against New Zealand last week. While England went on to win the tournament and lift their maiden men’s World Cup, Buttler, who scored 59 runs and affected a match-winning … Read More


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Stokes set for knighthood after Cup heroics

07 July, 2019 12:17 pm 12:17 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Ben Stokes is set to become Sir Ben Stokes for his World Cup heroics after the two contenders to be the next prime minister of the UK said they would give the all-rounder a knighthood. It is noteworthy Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, one of whom will replace outgoing Prime Minister … Read More


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Strauss says Morgan’s future is entirely his decision

07 July, 2019 9:50 am 9:50 am

LONDON (ICC) – Andrew Strauss, the former England captain, has said that the limited-overs incumbent Eoin Morgan has earned the right to decide if he wants to continue as England captain in the shorter formats. Under Morgan’s leadership, England created history by lifting the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup trophy for the first time in … Read More


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Bowlers and heart-stopping finale salvage rain-hit World Cup

07 July, 2019 12:05 pm 12:05 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – A tournament that appeared predictable and at the mercy of the rain god in its first half got a fresh lease of life in the second and Sunday’s heart-stopping finale was the proverbial icing on the cake at this year’s World Cup. A wet World Cup seemed on the cards after a … Read More


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Williamson, Stokes gain in ODI rankings after World Cup performances

07 July, 2019 11:38 pm 11:38 pm

DUBAI – England and New Zealand players have moved up in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings after featuring in an exhilarating ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 final at Lord’s on Sunday. The latest rankings update, which takes into account performances from the semifinals and the final, sees players from either side … Read More