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Cricket, NZ, Australia, accepts, World Cup, decision

Cricket: NZ, Australia accept World Cup decisions

08 August, 2020 11:06 am 11:06 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand said on Saturday it could have probably hosted the women’s Cricket World Cup next year but supported the decision of the International Cricket Council to postpone the event for a year. Cricket Australia have also downplayed any suggestions they were annoyed at having the hosting rights of this year’s postponed … Read More


Australia and New Zealand named hosts for 2023 Women’s Soccer World C...

06 June, 2020 4:53 pm 4:53 pm

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Australia and New Zealand were handed the right to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup soccer tournament by a comfortable margin after a vote by the FIFA Council on Thursday. Their joint proposal beat a rival bid from Colombia to host the tournament which is being expanded to 32 teams. Japan, who … Read More


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Pakistan’s Hafeez to delay retirement if T20 World Cup postponed

06 June, 2020 1:15 pm 1:15 pm

LAHORE (Reuters) – Pakistan all-rounder Mohammed Hafeez says he will delay his retirement if this year’s Twenty20 World Cup is postponed because of the coronavirus crisis. The 39-year-old former captain planned to end his 17-year international career after the World Cup in November but with hosts Australia labelling the tournament’s schedule as “very high risk” … Read More


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England must ‘make do’ with limited T20 chances ahead of World ...

05 May, 2020 9:23 am 9:23 am

(Reuters) – England’s players would have to “make do” with limited chances to prepare for the Twenty20 World Cup scheduled for later this year in Australia due to the COVID-19 pandemic, limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan said. The England and Wales Cricket Board last month extended the suspension of the professional game in the country until … Read More


ICC postpones World Cup qualifiers due to coronavirus

03 March, 2020 9:07 pm 9:07 pm

MUMBAI (Reuters) – The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday that all qualifying events for the 2021 Twenty20 World Cup and 50-overs version in 2023 that were scheduled to be held before June 30 have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The flu-like virus has infected more than 470,800 people around the world … Read More


England, score, 42-run, win, Pakistan, ICC, Women T20, World Cup

England score 42-run win over Pakistan in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

02 February, 2020 5:23 pm 5:23 pm

CANBERRA, Australia – England spin twins Sarah Glenn and Sophie Ecclestone inspired England to a 42-run win over Pakistan as their semi-final bid strengthened at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020. Heather Knight (62) and Nat Sciver (36) continued their fine form as England posted 158/7, enough to seal back-to-back wins and close the … Read More


Five, players, sanctioned, Under-19, World Cup, final, brawl

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


Three, matches, decided, Kabaddi, World Cup, today

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


Three, matches, played, Kabaddi, World Cup, today

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


Russia, Olympics, banned

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


Pakistan, placed, Group C, ICC U19, Cricket, World Cup

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