Ishant Sharma revels in victory

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11:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

India paceman Ishant Sharma insists his side can give as good as they get on bowler-friendly wickets after crediting former England coach Duncan Fletcher for his match-winning display at Lord's.

Women cricketers to make a stand against forced marriage

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6:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

England women’s cricketers and female Bangladeshi cricketers met today to to discuss issues around sport, women’s empowerment and early forced marriage.

Rampant India go one-up in test series

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3:12pm Monday 21st July 2014

England collapsed to a 95-run defeat at Lord's, to concede a 1-0 Investec series lead and pile ever more pressure on their captain Alastair Cook.

ICC appeals against Bangladesh Premier League findings

1:24pm Saturday 19th July 2014

The International Cricket Council has appealed against the findings of the anti-corruption tribunal into the Bangladesh Premier League, and praised the conduct of Dhaka Gladiators coach Ian Pont.

Ajinkya Rahane century rescues India

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9:19am Friday 18th July 2014

England ran into the skilled resistance of Ajinkya Rahane as India defied the greenest of Lord's pitches of day one of the second Investec Test.

READER OFFER: Watch India play England at the Emirates Old Trafford in style!

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1:07pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The summer of 1990 heralded the arrival of Sachin Tendulkar onto the international cricket scene.

Dhoni: "We felt what happened was wrong, so we went ahead with the charges."

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9:18am Thursday 17th July 2014

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is unrepentant about India's decision to make an allegation of Level 3 seriousness against England's James Anderson.

Ozil to donate World Cup winnings to Brazilian charities

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3:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

German footballer Mesut Ozil is to donate his World Cup winnings Gaza it has been reported.

Indian cricket legend Rahul Dravid newest member of Laureus World Sports Academy

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1:05pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Rahul Dravid has been elected the newest member of the Laureus World Sports Academy.

Anderson denies pushing Ravindra Jadeja

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9:12am Wednesday 16th July 2014

India have made allegations against England bowler James Anderson for "abusing and pushing" all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja under Level 3 of the International Cricket Council's code of conduct.

IN PICTURES: Thousands welcome home World Champions Germany

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1:49pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Thousand have welcomed home the World Cup Champions to Berlin.

The 2014 World Cup in numbers

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12:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

It was one of the best World Cups in recent years. Here is who did what and how.

Mahela Jayawardene to retire from test cricket

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9:22am Monday 14th July 2014

Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene, one of his sport's modern greats, is to retire from Test cricket.

Schweinsteiger confident Germany can make history

11:32am Sunday 13th July 2014

Bastian Schweinsteiger is confident Germany will not buckle under pressure on Sunday when they battle Argentina for the biggest prize in world football.

Midnight football during the month of Ramadan!

1:31pm Friday 11th July 2014

The Power League in Blackburn will be opening until 2am for the first time.

Neymar accepts Zuniga apology

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9:44am Friday 11th July 2014

Brazil star Neymar could not hold back the tears as he revealed he had come within a few inches of being paralysed.

Romero comes back to haunt van Gaal

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9:19am Thursday 10th July 2014

Sergio Romero came back to haunt Louis van Gaal as Argentina beat Holland on penalties to reach the World Cup final.

Holland vs Argentina: 'The Master versus The Magician'

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5:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Boxing promoters would be salivating over this contest, dubbing it the 'The Master versus The Magician'.

ICC Cricket World Cup trophy tours cricket nations

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2:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

The ICC Cricket World Cup trophy will visit countries that will participate in next year’s tournament to be staged in Australia and New Zealand.

Brazil defeat: Best social media pictures

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12:39pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Users on social media were quick to react to Brazil’s 7-1 loss to Germany yesterday.

Dhoni: 'It is a difficult job being captain'

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9:11am Wednesday 9th July 2014

If anyone can empathise with Alastair Cook's current problems, it is Mahendra Singh Dhoni - his opposite number in the forthcoming Investec Test series.

'Shame of whole Brazil' Press reacts to loss

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9:02am Wednesday 9th July 2014

World Cup host nation Brazil experienced "the shame of all shames" on Tuesday night, according to its astonished press.

Virat Kohli looking forward to first test series in UK

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9:09am Tuesday 8th July 2014

India know they have an opportunity to extend England captain Alastair Cook's miserable run of form this summer.

Live STAGE 2 LIVE BLOG: The Tour de France heads through Addingham, Silsden, Keighley, Haworth, Stanbury and Oxenhope

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8:10am Sunday 6th July 2014

More than a million spectators lined the route from Leeds to Harrogate yesterday for the Grand Depart and a million more will be out in force on stage two today as the Tour de France peloton once again snakes it's way through the Bradford district on its way from York to Sheffield.

David Luiz 'We will win for Neymar'

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3:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

A tearful David Luiz was taken aback by the news Neymar would miss the rest of the World Cup and pledged to win the trophy for the injured attacker.

STAGE 1 LIVE BLOG: Tour de France riders race through the district as hundreds of thousands line Grand Depart route

Asian Image: LIVE BLOG: Tour de France riders head for the Bradford district as thousands line the Grand Depart route

8:48am Saturday 5th July 2014

Thousands line the route of Stage 1 of the Tour de France, as the world's greatest cyclists race from Leeds to Harrogate via Harewood, Pool-in-Wharfedale, Otley, Ilkley, Addingham and Skipton

Rahul Dravid: 'Time for young batsmen to step-up'

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4:00pm Saturday 5th July 2014

Rahul Dravid has tipped India's young batsmen to come to the fore and make a name for themselves in the upcoming Test series against England.

Keep eye on Robben says Costa Rica coach

Asian Image: GOAL PROVIDER: Arjen Robben celebrates Holland's second goal

1:00pm Saturday 5th July 2014

Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto is worried Arjen Robben will try to give Holland an advantage by diving in Saturday night's World Cup quarter-final in Salvador.

Brazil hopes rest on Neymar

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9:44am Friday 4th July 2014

Brazilian hopes rest firmly on the slight shoulders of Neymar, whose four goals have been the driving force behind Brazil's otherwise sluggish path to the quarter-finals.

Neymar fit and ready to take on Columbia

Asian Image: STAR STRIKER: Neymar celebrates scoring against Cameroon

2:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Neymar is fully fit and ready to lead Brazil one step closer to their first World Cup on home soil.

Lahm will stay in midfield

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11:10am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Philipp Lahm will not be moved back to his previous position of full-back, despite clamour in Germany for changes to be made to the national team for Friday's World Cup quarter-final clash with France.

Moeen Ali continues good form

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9:10am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Moeen Ali treated Worcestershire fans to a glimpse of his international quality when making 80 from 87 balls on what is likely to be a fleeting return to New Road for the LV= County Championship clash with Glamorgan.

Liverpool clinch Lallana for £25m

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11:16am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Liverpool have completed the signing of England and Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana.

England cricketer Liam Plunkett takes part in Tamil cricket festival in Oxhey

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10:50am Tuesday 1st July 2014

England cricketer Liam Plunkett was among the visitors to a Tamil cricket festival at Bushey Cricket club in Brookdene Avenue, Oxhey, on Sunday.

Algeria manager: 'Ramadan issue is a private matter'

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10:19am Monday 30th June 2014

The issue of which players are fasting is a private matter for the team Algeria manager Vahid Halilhodzic has said.

Rodriguez confident facing Brazil

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7:00am Monday 30th June 2014

James Rodriguez, one of the stars of the World Cup, is confident Colombia can beat hosts Brazil in their historic quarter-final.

Two die after world cup celebrations in Algeria

4:37pm Friday 27th June 2014

Two people died in car accidents after Algeria's capital exploded in fireworks and horn-honking joy when the national football team qualified for the World Cup knockout stages for the first time.

English Tamil Cricket League Festival

3:41pm Friday 27th June 2014

ECB and England team sponsor Waitrose will be joining forces this weekend to promote grassroots cricket participation at the English Tamil Cricket League Festival (ETCL).

New coins issued in honour of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar

Asian Image: New coins issued in honour of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar

12:42pm Friday 27th June 2014

A new coin to celebrate the 200th and final Test Game of The World’s Greatest Batsman, Sachin Tendulkar has been produced.

Usain Bolt set to compete at Glasgow games

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9:52am Friday 27th June 2014

Usain Bolt looks set to compete at this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after receiving "lots of requests, invitations and messages of support" from Scottish fans.

Suarez suspended for nine matches

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3:10pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Luis Suarez has been given a nine-game international ban and a four-month suspension from all football for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.

Footballers' 9 worst on-pitch meltdowns

Asian Image: England v Uruguay - tonight's winner revealed

6:14pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

With Uruguay striker and Italian-shoulder enthusiast Luis Suarez receiving worldwide condemnation for his “gnash and grab” job on Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini, we decided to look at some of the best on-pitch meltdowns from players of the so-called beautiful game...

Angelo Mathews: 'It was an amazing victory'

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4:42pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews hailed a dramatic, historic victory over England then fired a sharp response to his side's critics.

Masterful Moeen left stranded in thrilling end

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10:46am Wednesday 25th June 2014

Moeen Ali's brilliant maiden Test century proved cruelly in vain for England as James Anderson fell to the penultimate ball against Sri Lanka on the final evening at Headingley.

Gianluigi Buffon: Italy must raise their game

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7:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon has warned his team-mates they must raise their game to avoid another World Cup "failure".

Miroslav Klose gunning for the new record

Asian Image: GLORY GOAL: Germany striker Miroslav Klose peels away after scoring against Ghana

7:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Miroslav Klose has moved level with Ronaldo as the World Cup's top goalscorer of all-time - a record the Germany striker now wants all for himself.

Chile eye Holland scalp after Spain heroics

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2:45pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Chile want to show once again against Holland on Monday that they have the potential to go far in this World Cup.

Dates for India, England and Australia tri-series revealed

Asian Image: OVER AND OUT: India captain and wicketkeeper M S Dhoni is too quick for England’s Jonathan Trott who was given out stumped in yesterday’s rain-hit ICC Champions Trophy final

11:19am Monday 23rd June 2014

The dates for England's tri-series in Australia next year have been released by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

Younger brother of Yaya and Kolo Toure loses cancer battle

3:42pm Friday 20th June 2014

A brother of Premier League footballers Yaya and Kolo Toure has died, a statement from the Ivorian FA said.

Sri Lanka won't settle for drawn series

Asian Image: Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne during a Nets Session at Headingley, Leeds.

10:06am Friday 20th June 2014

Sri Lanka will not be settling for a drawn series when they face England in the second Investec Test.

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