22 March 2019
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Cricket helmets redesigned after batsman's death

Philip hugesA British-based firm has designed a cricket helmet aimed at preventing another tragic death like that of Australian Phillip Hughes last year. Read more...

Elise Christie wins two golds at European Championships

goldmedalGreat Britain's Elise Christie has won two gold medals at the Short Track Speed Skating European Championships.

Christie, who was disqualified from all her races at the 2014 Winter Olympics, faced a nervous wait after clipping favourite Arianna Fontana on the last lap of the 1500m. Read more...

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or over Lionel Messi & Manuel Neuer

ronaldoReal Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or world footballer of the year award for the second year in a row.

The Portugal captain beat Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to the award. Read more...

Michael Schumacher Faces "Long Fight" to Recovery, Says Manager

michael-schumacher-f1Michael Schumacher suffered severe head injuries in a ski accident in Meribel in the French Alps on Dec. 29 2013. He emerged from an induced coma in June, and left hospital in September. Read more...

Eoin Morgan named England one-day captain

emosEoin Morgan has been confirmed as England's new one-day captain after the decision to sack Alastair Cook less then two months before the start of the World Cup. Reports had emerged on Friday that time had run out for Cook and official confirmation came on Saturday morning, with Cook saying he was "gutted" to miss the tournament.

The England selectors, led by James Whitaker, met on Friday at Trent Bridge to pick the squad for the World Cup, and according to Whitaker, "unanimously" indicated their desire for a change in leadership to the managing director of England cricket, Paul Downton. Further formal approval was then given by the ECB chairman, Giles Clarke, before the decision was ratified. Read more...

"Earthquake" Needed to Change 2022 World Cup, Says FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter

fifaMarrakech, Morocco: Only an "earthquake" can change FIFA's decision to hold the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Friday. Read more...

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies after being hit by ball

BBg2LjY.imgPhil Hughes, the Australian test batsman has died, two days after being hit on the head by a ball.

Peter Brukner, Australia team doctor, said he never regained consciousness and died in hospital in Sydney. Read more...

Hamilton celebrates "greatest day"

sp 24Lewis Hamilton soaked up the feeling of becoming a two-time Formula One world champion and declared it to be "the greatest day of my life". Read more...

Kevin Pietersen exclusive interview: The truth about England's bullying culture


kevin peteson'Horrendous’ bullying inside England ’s cricket team is among the allegations made by Kevin Pietersen as he lifts the lid on the dysfunctional culture that saw him ostracised and dumped on last winter’s disastrous Ashes tour.

In an exclusive interview with Telegraph Sport to coincide with the publication of his blistering autobiography, KP, Pietersen blames former coach Andy Flower for “ruling by fear” in Australia, extends an olive branch to captain Alastair Cook, who he says was “put in an incredibly difficult situation” by the England and Wales Cricket Board, and lambasts Matt Prior, the vice-captain, for allegedly orchestrating a campaign against him.


Ambassadors' cricket cut tournament washington

cricket 1The Embassies of Cricket playing nations located in Washington DC held their annual Ambassadors’ Cricket Cup Tournament 2014 this week with a view to further promoting friendship, cooperation and camaraderie that happily exist between Cricket playing nations in the world and extending it towards the people of United States. Read more...

Rory McIlroy battles back at Valhalla to win his fourth major


mcWorld number one Rory McIlroy edged a gripping US PGA Championship in near darkness at Valhalla to become the first UK player to win back-to-back majors.


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