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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.