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Indian cricket board complies with national anti-doping agency

09 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has shed its apprehensions about efficiency of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) and will come under its ambit, a sports ministry official said on Friday.

India may seek neutral venue for Davis Cup tie against Pakistan

08 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI India may request the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to shift next month's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan from Islamabad to a neutral venue because of the prevailing tensions between the neighbours, an Indian official told Reuters on Thursday.

'Disappointed' CGF hopes to talk India out of Birmingham boycott

29 Jul 2019

NEW DELHI The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) will meet Indian officials to try and talk them out of their plans to boycott the 2022 Birmingham Games over shooting's absence in the programme, the governing body has said.

Games - India firms up Birmingham boycott threats over shooting exclusion

28 Jul 2019

NEW DELHI India's threat to boycott the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham over shooting's absence in the programme has intensified after the country's Olympic association sought approval from the sports ministry for such a move.

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

15 Jul 2019

LONDON 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. | Video

England win World Cup in Super Over drama to end 44-year wait

15 Jul 2019

LONDON England ended their 44-year wait for a maiden 50-overs World Cup title by beating a gutsy New Zealand side on boundaries after a tied Super Over amidst heart-stopping drama on Sunday. | Video

Plunkett, Woakes help England restrict New Zealand to 241-8

14 Jul 2019

LONDON Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes led a controlled bowling display as an impressive England attack restricted New Zealand to a below-par 241 for eight wickets in the Cricket World Cup final at Lord's on Sunday.

Cricket: Williamson wins toss, New Zealand bat in final against England

14 Jul 2019

LONDON New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bat in the final of the Cricket World Cup against England which will produce a new 50-overs champion at the Lord's on Sunday.

Cricket-Williamson wins toss, New Zealand bat in final against England

14 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 14 New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bat in the final of the Cricket World Cup against England which will produce a new 50-overs champion at the Lord's on Sunday.

Green Lord's track intrigues skippers ahead of Sunday's final

13 Jul 2019

LONDON A green tinge on the Lord's track intrigued New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and his England counterpart Eoin Morgan on Saturday, although both shied away from making bold predictions for Sunday's Cricket World Cup final.

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EU rebuffs Johnson's opening Brexit bid

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that the European Union reopen the Brexit divorce deal was rebuffed on Tuesday by the bloc, which said Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.