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Port of Spain, June 23 (CRICKETNMORE): Amid the off-field controversies over the exit of head coach Anil Kumble, ICC Champions Trophy runners-up India start as favourites in the first of the five-match ODI series against a lacklusture West Indies at the Queen's Park Oval here on Friday.
The International Olympic Committee will partner with Intel through 2024, the IOC said on Wednesday, bringing in the U.S. technology group after McDonald's last week ended a tie-up three years early. Intel's partnership with the IOC will focus on bringing its technology including virtual reality, artificial intelligence and drones to help enhance the Olympic Games, the IOC said in a statement. McDonald's exited its 41-year Olympics sponsorship amid a push by the U.S. fast-food giant to focus on its core business as well as rising sponsorship costs and declining TV ratings.
Cameroon will seek to impose themselves early on in Thursday’s match against Australia at the Confederations Cup to avoid a repeat of the tepid start to their opening game of the tournament which they lost to Chile, said coach Hugo Broos. "I hope we start the game better than we did against Chile. "I hope against Australia that from the first second of the game we will seek to dominate," the Cameroon coach told a news conference on Wednesday.
By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu, a triple Olympic champion at the Rio games last year and a perennial force on professional circuits, called on fellow swimmers on Wednesday to demand a bigger share from the sport's proceeds. Hosszu, whose home city of Budapest hosts the World Aquatics Championship next month, spoke up after the international swimming body FINA recently introduced new restrictions to the annual World Cup pro series. One of the sport's biggest stars, Hosszu has honed her brand for years and cashed in on the pro circuit, raking in dozens of golds and prize money north of $300,000 in each of the past three seasons, while also collecting Olympic and World titles.
Dhaka, June 21, 2017 (AFP) - Bangladeshi fast bowler Rubel Hossain has been ruled out of competition for at least a month after colliding with a door and breaking his jaw while on tour in England, his doctor said Wednesday.
The "Hail Mary Pass" did not come up in the conversation, but Pope Francis clearly had a good catch on Wednesday when he received a helmet and jersey from members of the American Pro Football Hall of Fame. "As many of you know, I am an avid follower of 'football', but where I come from, the game is played very differently!" Francis joked with the players and directors at a private audience. Francis told them that sports figures should strive to be models for young people so that they use their God-given talents to better society.
June 21 (CRICKETNMORE) - The complete schedule for Indias tour of Sri Lanka 2017 was released yesterday. India will play three Tests, five ODIs and one T20I against the Sri Lanka between 26th July to 6th September.
Three Russian runners whose samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics tested positive for a banned steroid have been handed four-year suspensions after retests, Russia's athletics federation said on Wednesday. Long-distance runner Inga Abitova and 400-metre specialists Anastasia Kapachinskaya and Denis Alekseyev had already been disqualified by the International Olympic Committee last year after their samples from Beijing were found to contain banned substances, including the steroid turinabol. Alekseyev won bronze in Beijing as part of the Russian men's 4x400-metre relay team, but the IOC ordered that he and his teammates be stripped of their medals.
New teams have expressed an interest in entering Formula One and two slots could be available, International Automobile Federation (FIA) president Jean Todt said on Wednesday. Formula One currently has 10 teams, down from 11 in 2016, following the demise of tail-enders Manor after the end of last season. Since then the sport has been taken over by U.S.-based Liberty Media, who have adopted a more fan-friendly approach and have said they want to see a situation where teams can be competitive and stable.
Mumbai [India], June 21 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Lalchand Rajput on Wednesday declared Anil Kumble's decision not to continue as the national cricket team's head coach as a sad day for Indian cricket and praised him for doing a great job during his one-year tenure.
You could easily forgive Edwards for wishing she was somewhere else entirely, namely in the England hotel waiting for the start of a home World Cup that begins when the hosts take on India in front of a sell-out crowd in Derby on Saturday. After calling time on her career last May, though, the former England captain – still widely regarded as the first lady of English cricket – says she has no regrets and insists that she’s more than happy to watch Heather Knight’s side’s assault on glory from the stands rather than the slips. Edwards, after all, was England captain for 10 years, averaged 44 in Test cricket and scored over 5,000 runs in one-day internationals.
India's defeat to Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final is a timely reminder of the game’s vagaries to those who treat the result as a foregone conclusion.
The mishap occurred in the Bangladesh team hotel in Birmingham on June 15 after the semi-final loss to India in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
Just 24 hours after Anil Kumble's resignation as the India cricket team head coach, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that Kumble's successor would be appointed before India embark on their Sri Lanka tour later this year. Team India embark on a long tourney of Sri Lanka, beginning July 26.
Cameroon coach Hugo Broos complained of team buses arriving late and then getting stuck in traffic as he vented his anger over the organisation of the Confederations Cup on Wednesday. Broos called on organisers to sort things out for next year's World Cup, saying he had twice been angered by logistical glitches. "I think things must be reviewed for the World Cup next year... How are you going to move teams around from the hotel to the training stadium to the match stadium?" Broos said the African champions had arrived one hour late for their training session in Moscow after their bus got stuck in traffic.
June 23 (CRICKETNMORE) - Team India will aim to reclaim the number-two ranking when they take on in the five-ODI series against ninth-ranked the West Indies from Friday.
Bangladeshi fast bowler Rubel Hossain has been ruled out of competition for at least a month after colliding with a door and breaking his jaw while on tour in England, his doctor said Wednesday.
Anil Kumble is leaving the Indian cricket team with a remarkable record but his controversial exit leaves a blot on his legacy.
Sarfraz Ahmed led Pakistan to their maiden Champions Trophy title by beating India on Sunday.
The India cricket team, who finished as runners-up in the recently concluded Champions Trophy, bagged plenty of headlines for off-field reasons too. There were talks about the possible rift between the Indian captain Virat Kohli and head coach Anil Kumble, which was brushed aside by the former during the competition. The BCCI had informed Kumble about Kohli having reservations with his style.
Australia are the defending champions and look a great chance to go deep into the tournament again this year.