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  • 20-May-2019
  • Dwayne Bravo in reserve list for World Cup 2019

    Former West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo, who had announced his retirement from international cricket in October 2018, has been included in the team’s list of reserve players for the World Cup. The list, put up on the website of Cricket West Indies (CWI), also included Kieron Pollard, who hasn’t played an ODI since October 2016.

    Bravo has not played an ODI since October 2014. His last appearance in West Indies colours came in a T20I match against Pakistan in September 2016.

  • 16-May-2019
  • China To Host 2023 Asian Cup Football Tournament

    South Korea have abandoned their bid to stage Asian Cup Football tournament in 2023, leaving the sole other bidders China with a free run to become hosts. 

    The Korea Football Association (KFA) said in a statement that it had pulled out to strategically focus on a joint bid with North Korea to host the Women's World Cup in the same year.

  • 14-May-2019
  • Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup 2019: Japan's Yosuke Asaji Wins Title

    India’s Rahil Gangjee finished tied 39th while Viraj Madappa ended tied 53rd at the Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup held in Japan. Japan’s Yosuke Asaji won the Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup 2019 at the Sobu Country Club.

  • India's GS Lakshmi Becomes 1st Ever Female ICC Match Referee

    India's GS Lakshmi has become the first woman to be appointed to ICC's international panel of match referees and will be eligible to officiate in international games with immediate effect.
    Claire Polosak had become the first ever woman umpire to stand in a men's ODI, earlier this month.

  • 13-May-2019
  • Madrid Open 2019: Complete List of Winners

    The 2019 Madrid Open (sponsored by Mutua) is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Park Manzanares in Madrid, Spain. It was the 18th edition of the event on the ATP World Tour and 11th on the WTA Tour.

  • World’s 1st Exclusive Women’s Cricket Magazine ‘Criczone’ Released

    The inaugural issue of world's first exclusive women's cricket magazine 'Criczone' was released here with Indian team vie-captain Smriti Mandhana featuring as the cover story.

    Top international cricketers like Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Smiriti Mandhana alomg with overseas players like Danielle Wyatt, Sophie Devine attended the event which is held on the sidelines of the inaugural women's T20 challenge.

  • Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton Wins Spanish Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish Grand Prix for a third consecutive year after overtaking Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas at the first turn in Barcelona.

    Although the Finnish driver began on pole position after going fastest in qualifying on Saturday, Hamilton sped past his championship rival just seconds into the fifth race of the season.
  • Football: Manchester City Wins Premier League Title 2019

    The Premier League title race between Manchester City and Liverpool went down to the wire but there were to be no final twists in what's been a thrilling tale.

    Despite going a goal down in the first half, Man City retained the title after defeating Brighton 4-1 at the Amex Stadium, meaning Liverpool's victory against Wolves was in vain.
  • Sana Mir Becomes Highest Wicket-Taking Spinner In ODI

    Pakistan off-spinner Sana Mir has become the most successful women’s ODI spinner in history after she took her 147th wicket, highest ever by any spinner in One-day International (ODI) cricket.

    Mir had 146 wickets under her belt when she stepped out on the field on Sunday to play against South Africa in the ongoing ICC Women’s Championship being played in South Africa.

  • Manchester City Legend Yaya Toure Retires From Football

    Yaya Toure has announced his retirement from playing – and is planning a career in coaching.

    The 35-year-old Manchester City great had his contract at Greek club Olympiacos terminated in December, after just two appearances, and last month said retirement was not on his mind, although he has been working as a TV pundit.

    But his agent Dimitri Seluk has now announced that the Ivory Coast international has hung up his boots, and could begin a coaching career in Russia.

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