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The BCCI on Monday decided to form a committee to oversee the implementation of the Lodha panel-suggested reforms, which isn't the first time the board has tried to stall their implementation.
(Reuters) - Fox Sports said on Tuesday it had partnered with Facebook Inc to livestream UEFA Champions League matches during the 2017-18 season. The sports network, owned by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, said that some matches from Europe's top-tier club soccer tournament will be exclusive to Facebook and Fox Sports GO, while others will be simulcast on television. Social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter Inc have beefed up their focus on signing live-streaming sports deals as young audience increasingly rely on the internet to watch sports ditching the traditional cable services.
Serena Williams was completely taken aback by her pregnancy, taking six home tests before believing she was expecting her first child, the tennis superstar told Vanity Fair magazine. Williams, who poses nude on the cover of the magazine for its August issue, said she still had not come to terms with the prospect of being a mother, and said she plans to be back on court in January. Am I having a baby?" Williams, 35, said in the interview released on Tuesday.
Colombo, June 27, 2017 (AFP) - Sri Lanka Tuesday named a 13-member squad, including a 19-year-old uncapped batsman, for the five-match one-day international series against Zimbabwe.
Heather Knight, left, congratulates Nat Sciver on her century, before bringing up her own ton soon after. England Women decided the best way was a blowout. Pakistan were the unfortunate victims, helpless, as England, scarred by an opening World Cup defeat to India, unleashed their fury to the tune of 377 for seven, eventually sealing victory by 107 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method.
Russia's early Confederations Cup exit has sparked a wave of concern among fans as the 2018 World Cup hosts scramble to avoid another embarrassment at next year's finals. Stanislav Cherchesov's side slumped out of the World Cup warm-up event on Saturday with a 2-1 loss to Mexico that featured shaky goalkeeping and missed chances. With less than a year to the World Cup finals, Russia are left with few options to add depth to their squad and unlike other countries fighting for a spot in the tournament, they will not have the chance to gauge their strength in qualifying.
(Reuters) - Torino have signed Italian international goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu from Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain, the Serie A club said on Tuesday. Capped 17 times, Sirigu joined PSG from Palermo in 2011 and spent last season on loan to Spanish clubs Sevilla and relegated Osasuna. The 30-year-old was first-choice goalkeeper in his first four seasons at PSG but in 2015/2016 he made only three league appearances after falling behind Kevin Trapp in the pecking order.
(Reuters) - Dominic Thiem's Wimbledon preparations were hit as he suffered a shock 6-3 6-2 defeat to India's Ramkumar Ramanathan in the second round at the Antalya Open on Tuesday. Thiem, who reached the French Open semi-finals earlier this month, was beaten in just under an hour by Ramanathan, the world number 222, who hit 10 aces to the Austrian's four. The world number eight saved three break points in the second set but struggled to land his first serve as Ramanathan secured one of his most cherished victories on the tour.
Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi will renew old acquaintances when his reigning two-times Copa America champions take on Portugal in what he expects to be a tough Confederations Cup semi-final on Wednesday. Pizzi, who played under Portuguese coach Fernando Santos for FC Porto in 2000, will have a full 23-man squad to choose from for the clash in Kazan. European champions Portugal's roster, meanwhile, has been depleted by injuries and bookings.
(Reuters) - Briton Jamie Murray believes his doubles victory at Queen's with Brazilian Bruno Soares has given the pair a much-needed boost ahead of next week's Wimbledon as the duo target their third grand slam title. Murray and Soares, who also won in Stuttgart earlier this month, beat France's Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-2 6-3 to claim their sixth tour title together on Sunday. The pair, who won the Australian Open and the U.S. Open last year, are now looking ahead to Wimbledon, where they reached the quarter-finals in 2016.
By Ossian Shine EASTBOURNE, England (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon preparations were left drenched and flapping in England's south coast wind on Tuesday as Eastbourne's Aegon International was scrapped for the day with no matches completed due to rain. The Serb world number four accepted a late wildcard into the ATP 250 grasscourt event, desperate to fine-tune his erratic form, but managed just one game against Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil before the rain set in. As well as Djokovic, women's French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko and runner-up Simona Halep are scheduled to play, but in Ostapenko's case only if British hope Johanna Konta can complete an earlier round earlier in the day.
Lasith Malinga referred Sri Lankan sports minister as a monkey in an interview with a television channel.
By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - A much-awaited FIFA report on the race to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups makes no suggestion that Russia or Qatar should lose the right to stage the tournaments, despite detailing numerous attempts to influence voting officials. The 430-page report, released on Tuesday, had been under wraps since being completed by FIFA's then-ethics investigator Michael Garcia in November 2014. FIFA chose to publish after the document was leaked to the German newspaper Bild.
Team India is without a coach at present after Anil Kumble's resignation citing Virat Kohli's reservations on his coaching style.
London, June 27, 2017 (AFP) - Natalie Sciver and Heather Knight both scored maiden centuries as England posted their highest-ever Women's World Cup total en route to beating Pakistan by 107 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) Method in Leicester on Tuesday.