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Should T20 cricket be part of the Olympics?

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has urged the sport's ruling body to try to get the game's Twenty20 international format into the Olympics. Cricket has been played only once at a Summer Games, in Paris in 1900, but there have been growing calls to return the sport to the programme. The MCC, founded in 1787 and the owner of the Lord's ground where it is based, was formerly the governing body of world cricket and is the guardian of the laws of the game. "The (MCC) committee is unanimous in its ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Gurbaj suspended for 9 months for 'disciplinary issues'

Gurbaj Singh in action during the match between Australia and India on Day 3 of the International Superseries at Perth Hockey Stadium on October 22, 2011 in Perth, Australia. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty Images The India midfielder was suspended for a brief period after the London Olympics following similar accusations by the then chief coach, Michael Nobbs, and his support staff 'He is a very good player but discipline is a must. Such charges were levelled against him after the London Olympics ...
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Can former IPL chief Modi overthrow ICC? Tell Us

Modi reveals blueprint of breakaway cricket body to rival ICC ‘I think this will re-write history once again’ ‘It’s not a plan that's come off the cuff; it's been taking years and years and years in the making’ ‘Modi’s blueprint comprises a calendar of events to rival the ICC's schedule in Tests and T20’ ‘I think just the T20 and Test matches should be played’ Former Indian Premier League boss Lalit Modi says a rival league blueprint ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Modi reveals blueprint of breakaway cricket body to rival ICC  Jagran Post3 weeks ago
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PHOTOS: European Games has won over doubters

‘The first Games are on the way to being extremely successful’ Competitors clear the water jump during the women's 3000 metres steeplechase at the Baku 2015 European Games. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images The inaugural European Games has won over the doubters, even with low profile athletics and swimming events, and its concept will pave the way for future successful editions, European Olympic Committees president Patrick Hickey said. Check out the surprise guest at European ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Surfing is closer to an art form than a sport. Do you agree?

‘I think surfing in itself is more of an art form and an expression so I think the Olympic banner doesn't really suit the sport of surfing’ Australia's Owen Wright exits the water during the Surf Pro-Am. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Australian world championship contender Owen Wright believes surfing is closer to an art form than a sport and would not be a good fit at the Olympics. Surfing was one of eight sports shortlisted for possible inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Japan should conduct thorough review to control costs of new Olympic stadium

US Olympic bosses reaffirm Boston 2024 bid The Malaysian Insider (Today) - US Olympic officials reaffirmed Boston as America's 2024 Summer Olympics bid candidate despite more opposition than support from area citizens, hopeful a revamped plan from ...
 DangoteNews.com2 months ago
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Yogeshwar's coach Vinod Kumar to get Dronacharya after HC ruling

Former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar expressed relief and contentment over Delhi High Court's directive to the Centre to confer him with the Dronacharya award. The High Court, on Friday, allowed Kumar’s plea, who had filed a petition in the court on August 18 against Dronacharya Award selection committee for ignoring him for the prestigious honour. "I have just got the court order. I am extremely happy and relieved that my plea was accepted by the court. I am glad that the ...
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How swimmers will deal with Rio night races?

Swimming Australia will have pre-Rio training camp British Swimming remained coy on the issue Japan Swimming Federation will raise the issue of practice times in the week leading up to competition USA’s Jessica Hardy looks on during the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images As soon as the world championships concluded on Sunday, swimming’s top nations were setting their sights on an all together different proposition -- how to deal with ...
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New findings on doping: Results show health risk in athletes

‘Some of the values in these athletes were so extreme that they were downright dangerous and the risks to their health were indisputable’ Former Olympic medalist Marion Jones was sentenced to six months in prison for lying to federal prosecutors about her steroid use in 2008. It was a stunning downfall for the five-time Olympic medalist. Photograph: Jeff Zelevansky/Reuters Some of the readings from athletes' blood tests leaked by a whistleblower for a report exposing suspected ...
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Athletics roiled by mass doping allegations

WADA to probe massive drug use in world athletics Participants talk before the start of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) symposium. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters Global sporting bodies have called for a thorough probe of the latest doping allegations that have plunged athletics into crisis just weeks before track and field's showpiece event, another black eye for sport after the FIFA corruption scandal. The US anti-doping agency said an ‘aggressive review’ was needed to ...
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