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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.

No revenge of World Cup: Virat Kohli ahead of New Zealand T20 series

Auckland/IBNS: Ahead of the five-match T20 series against the Kiwis, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Thursday said there was nothing about taking revenge on cricket field from New Zealand which had restricted the men-in-blue from qualifying for the 2019 World Cup final. 

FIFA team express satisfaction with the preparation at Kalinga stadium to host U-17 Women’s WC

Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (UNI) A FIFA delegation and the members of the Local Organising Committee today expressed their satisfaction with the preparation made at the Kalinga stadium here to host the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020.

Mohammed Shami took my advice but sadly Pak bowlers didn't: Shoaib Akhtar

Rawalpindi: Revealing that Indian pace bowler Mohammed Shami had sought his advice after the World Cup, former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar felt sad as no one from his own nation asks for any assistance.

2019 Men's Cricket World Cup most watched ever

Dubai: The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 was the most watched ICC event ever, with a global cumulative average audience of 1.6 billion for live coverage, a 38% increase over the 2015 edition and a unique broadcast audience of 706 million viewers, demonstrating the phenomenal reach and power of live cricket around the world.

Cannot describe how proud I am: Sunil Chhetri tweets after India puts up spirited performance against Qatar

Doha: Indian football team skipper Sunil Chhetri expressed his pride after his team drew against mighty Qatar in a FIFA World Cup qualifiers match on Tuesday.

Lionel Messi gets one-match World Cup qualifier ban

Rio De Janeiro, July 25 (Xinhua): Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been banned for one competitive match for his altercation with Chile's Gary Medel in the Copa America third-place playoff earlier this month.

Pakistan: Inzamam ul-Haq decides to step down as chief selector after national team fail to reach semis

Islamabad, July 17 (IBNS): Days after Pakistan crashed out off the World Cup tournament without reaching the semi-finals, former cricketer and captain Inzamam ul-Haq on Wednesday announced that he would no longer be the chief selector of the men's cricket team after July 30.

Team of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 announced

London, July 15 (IBNS): New Zealand’s captain and Player of the Tournament Kane Williamson has been named captain of an ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 team that includes six players from Sunday’s dramatic final at Lord’s.

Jasprit Bumrah, Kumar keep things tight as New Zealand score 239/8 in high-voltage WC semi-final clash

Manchester, July 10 (IBNS): Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvaneswar Kumar bowled well on Wednesday morning as India restricted New Zealand to 239 for the loss of eight wickets in the first semi-final of the World Cup here.