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IPL 2019 played key role in England's World Cup win: Eoin Morgan

Mumbai/UNI: England's limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan has revealed that the participation of his teammates in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 helped them adapt to the high-pressure situations, which played a big role in the team's maiden World Cup title.

England WC winner Jack Charlton dies at 85

London/UNI: Jack Charlton, England's football World Cup hero, has passed away at the age of 85.

South American World Cup qualifiers to start in October, says FIFA

Rio De Janeiro/Xinhua: The start of the South American zone qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been postponed to October, world football governing body FIFA said on Friday.

Australia, New Zealand PMs back joint hosting of 2023 Women's World Cup

Canberra/Xinhua: The prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand sent a letter to FIFA on Tuesday showing their support for a joint bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

Players need to be mentally strong to bounce back post COVID-19: Sandeep Patil

New Delhi/UNI: Former India cricketer Sandeep Patil feels being mentally mature is very important for any sportsperson, not just cricketers to bounce back post COVID-19 pandemic.

Pakistan got it totally wrong’ vs India in 2019 ICC WC, says ex-captain Waqar Younis

New Delhi/UNI: Former cricketer Waqar Younis feels that the poor decision-making, starting with the toss, cost Pakistan the match against the arch-rivals India in the 2019 ICC World Cup.

Never said India lost World Cup match against England intentionally: Ben Stokes

Mumbai/IBNS: English cricketer Ben Stokes has clarified that he never meant India lost a match against England in the 2019 World Cup intentionally after the all-rounder singled out Mahendra Singh Dhoni's way of batting in the particular match which was lost by the men-in-blue.   

IFSC cancels two World Cup events in Switzerland

Paris/Xinhua: The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has canceled World Cup events in Meiringen and Villars in Switzerland due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dragan Skocic seeks to get Iran back on track in World Cup qualifications

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: The Croatian Dragan Skocic, who is at the helm of Iran's national soccer team, said that he will get Iran back on track in the World Cup qualification competitions.

Qatar denies allegations of World Cup bribes

Doha/Xinhua/UNI:  The organizers of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar released a statement on Tuesday denying the allegations contained within court papers made public in the US.

Officials took bribes for Qatar World Cup bid, say US prosecutors

New York/Xinhua/UNI: Former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Ricardo Teixeira was among several officials to accept bribes in Qatar's bid to host the 2022 World Cup, according to an indictment made public in a U S court on Monday.

ICC praises World T20 hero Joginder Sharma's role in fighting against COVID 19 as a cop

Dubai/IBNS: The International Cricket Council on recently appreciated former Indian cricketer and T20 World Cup hero  Joginder Sharma for the role he is playing as a cop to fight against COVID19 outbreak in the country.

ICC postpones all World Cup qualifiers amid Coronavirus outbreak

Dubai/UNI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has postponed all the qualifying events for the 2021 T20 World Cup and 50-overs version in 2023, which were scheduled to be held before June 30, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Thank you for love and support: Sachin Tendulkar after winning Laureus Award

Berlin/IBNS: Winning the Laureus Sporting Moment Award (2000-2020) here, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday thanked all people for their love and support.

MS Dhoni achieved everything under the sun: MSK Prasad

Mumbai/IBNS: Amid the speculations over Mahendra Singh Dhoni's cricketing future, outgoing chairman of selectors MSK Prasad has said the former skipper has achieved everything under the sun referring to his successes in last 15 years.