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ICC open to talks on new events amid India opposition - source

6:50am GMT

NEW DELHI The International Cricket Council (ICC) is open to talks with member countries on its proposed events for the 2023-31 period, a source at the global governing body told Reuters, an approach that could head off a clash with financial powerhouse India.

Thais out to win hearts and matches on World Cup debut

19 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI Cricket's reputation as a game of glorious uncertainty notwithstanding, the Thailand team making their debut at the Women's Twenty20 World Cup in Australia will undoubtedly be a big hit with fans.

RPT-Cricket-Verma takes a short cut to India women's team

19 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI, Feb 19 Shafali Verma's journey to become part of the India women's cricket team began with a haircut.

Soccer: Asia sees sharp decline in match-fixing, says AFC

14 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI Asia has seen a sharp decline in match-fixing over the last six years, the Asian Football Confederation and its integrity partner told Reuters, though illicit gambling has grown thanks partly to the use of cryptocurrencies as a payment method.

Cricket: BCCI ends hibernation, ICC braces for sleepless nights over scheduling

07 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI Sourav Ganguly has roused India's mighty cricket board from a three-year slumber and its push for an exclusive new tournament to be included on the international calendar is set to give the game's governing body and other stakeholders sleepless nights.

Cricket: Injury ends Rohit's NZ tour, India recall Shaw

04 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI India opening batsman Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the rest of the tour of New Zealand after suffering a calf strain in the final Twenty20 international in Mt. Maunganui, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said on Tuesday.

Verma takes a short cut to India women's team

28 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI Shafali Verma's journey to become part of the India women's cricket team began with a haircut.

Gymnastics: Miller keen to see Biles eclipse her in Tokyo

20 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI Shannon Miller thinks her time as the United States' most decorated Olympic gymnast will come to an end this summer and the 42-year-old will be in Tokyo cheering on Simone Biles as she bids to supplant her.

REFILE-INTERVIEW-Gymnastics-Miller keen to see Biles eclipse her in Tokyo

20 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI, Jan 20 Shannon Miller thinks her time as the United States' most decorated Olympic gymnast will come to an end this summer and the 42-year-old will be in Tokyo cheering on Simone Biles as she bids to supplant her.

India sports ministry says 35 sexual harassment complaints in 2011-19

18 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI India's sports ministry has said 35 complaints of sexual harassment had been lodged relating to alleged incidents at national training centres from 2011 to 2019.

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