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Ben Stokes named new Test captain of England.

Ben Stokes named new Test captain of England.
Star all-rounder Ben Stokes has won the race to replace Joe Root and will become England's next Test captain. The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced Stokes as new Test skipper on Thursday, with the 30-year-old taking over the top job from the outgoing Root…
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Yupun Abeykoon sets new Asian record.

Yupun Abeykoon sets new Asian record.
Sri Lanka’s Yupun Abeykoon has set a new Asian record in the 150 meters men’s event at an athletic meet held in Italy. The sprinter clocked a time of 15.16 seconds to finish first place in the race and in the process surpassed the existing Asian record in the event.  The prev…
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Andrey Rublev Defeats Novak Djokovic to Win Serbia Open.

Andrey Rublev Defeats Novak Djokovic to Win Serbia Open.
Andrey Rublev (Russian) has defeated world No. 1 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-0 to win the Serbia Open for his third title of the season.  Andrey Rublev has saved five set points in the second set to force a tie-break, but he was unable to prevent Djokovic from le…
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Fomula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix 2022 won by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.

Fomula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix 2022 won by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.
Formula One champion Max Verstappen (Red Bull-Netherlands) won the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix in Italy. It was Verstappen’s second win this season after Saudi Arabia, which has also included two retirements, and the 22nd of his career.  Sergio Perez (Red Bull-Mexico) finished…
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Max Verstappen named Laureus Sportsman of the Year 2022

Max Verstappen named Laureus Sportsman of the Year 2022
F1 champion Max Verstappen has been named the 2022 Laureus Sportsman of the Year while Jamaican Olympic sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah has been named Sportswoman of the Year.  The awards recognise the greatest sporting achievements of 2021, one of the highlights of which was…
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West Indies legend Kieron Pollard retires from international cricket.

West Indies legend Kieron Pollard retires from international cricket.
The legendary West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has announced his retirement from international cricket. The 34-year-old Pollard announced on Wednesday 30 that he has called time on a 15-year international career in order to “make room for those who will carry the game …
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New Zealand pacer Hamish Bennett set to retire after 2021/22 season.

New Zealand pacer Hamish Bennett set to retire after 2021/22 season.
Hamish Bennett, the 35-year-old New Zealand pacer, has announced his decision to retire from his playing career after the 2021/22 season, and is set to pursue coaching. Bennett last represented New Zealand in a T20I against Bangladesh in Mirpur in September 2021. He made his…
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Naveed Nawaz appointed Assistant Coach of National Team.

Naveed Nawaz appointed Assistant Coach of National Team.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced the appointment of Naveed Nawaz, former Sri Lanka Test and ODI player, as the Assistant Coach of the National Team for a two-year term, effective from 1st April 2022. Nawaz, before taking over the new role, was functioning as the Head Co…
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Joe Root steps down as England Test captain.

Joe Root steps down as England Test captain.
Joe Root has stepped down as England Test captain, citing the “toll” and “impact” the role has had on him. The 31-year-old was appointed Sir Alastair Cook’s successor in 2017, and holds the record for the highest number of matches and wins as captain. But his last series as s…
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New Zealand Cricket Awards - 2022

New Zealand Cricket Awards - 2022
All rounder Amelia Kerr and batter Will Young were on Wednesday named ODI Players of the Year in the women's and men's categories respectively at the 2022 New Zealand Cricket awards. On Thursday, fast bowler Tim Southee earned his maiden Sir Richard Hadlee medal whi…
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Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023

Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023
India is ready to host the Street Child Cricket World Cup in 2023. This world is organized by Street Child United and Save the Children India, the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023 will welcome 22 teams from 16 countries to India next year. The Street Child Cricket World …
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ICC Players of the Month for March 2022.

ICC Players of the Month for March 2022.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that Pakistan skipper Babar Azam and Australia’s run-machine Rachael Haynes were named the ICC Men’s and Women’s Players of the Month for March 2022. Fans can continue to vote every month for their favourite male and female …
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Chris Silverwood named Sri Lanka's new head coach.

Chris Silverwood named Sri Lanka's new head coach.
Chris Silverwood, the former England fast bowler, has been signed by SLC on a two-year deal as head coach of the Sri Lanka men's national team. His first series in charge will be the team's upcoming two-Test tour of Bangladesh in May. Silverwood was until February th…
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Formula 1: Max Verstappen beats Charles Leclerc in Saudi Arabia.

Formula 1: Max Verstappen beats Charles Leclerc in Saudi Arabia.
Max Verstappen (Red Bull – Netherlands) has won the Formula One 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Saudi Arabia.  Charles Leclerc (Ferrari- Monaco) came second and Carlos Sainz Jr. (Ferrari – Spain) came third.  It was the second edition of the Saudi Ar…
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Australia win ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022.

Australia win ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022.
Australia beat England by 71 runs in the finals to claim their seventh Women’s World Cup on April 03, 2022, at Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand. Australia posted a record of 356 on the board. In reply, Nat Sciver waged a lone battle and remained unbeaten on 148 but …
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Iga Swiatek wins Miami Open tennis title 2022.

Iga Swiatek wins Miami Open tennis title 2022.
Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek defeated Naomi Osaka of Japan, 6-4, 6-0. in the final match to claim the 2022 Miami Open tennis tournament. For Swiątek, this is her fourth career WTA 1000 title and the sixth singles title overall. Also, this is her 17th straight title win. T…
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Canada reaches Football World Cup for first time since 1986.

Canada reaches Football World Cup for first time since 1986.
Canada have qualified for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and will appear at the finals for the first time in 36 years. John Herdman's team beat Jamaica 4-0 in their penultimate qualifying match. Canada are top of the CONCACAF qualifying group and have now secured their place…
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Dwayne Bravo becomes highest wicket-taker in Indian Premier League history.

Dwayne Bravo becomes highest wicket-taker in Indian Premier League history.
Dwayne Bravo created history by becoming the highest wicket-taker in Indian Premier League (IPL) history during the match between Chennai Super Kings and Lucknow Super Giants on Thursday 31 March 2022. Bravo went past Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga who took 170 wickets…
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Belgian footballer Miguel Van Damme dies.

Belgian footballer Miguel Van Damme dies.
Belgian footballer Miguel Van Damme has died from leukemia, He was 28 years old. Van Damme was diagnosed with leukemia in 2016 and underwent several courses of treatment for the cancer over five years. Cercle Brugge goalkeeper Van Damme started playing in the Belgian first di…
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Iga Świątek seals world No. 1 spot, becoming first Pole to top tennis rankings.

Iga Świątek seals world No. 1 spot, becoming first Pole to top tennis rankings.
Iga Świątek will become the new world number one women’s tennis player after her victory over Viktorija Golubic at the Miami Open last night. The 20-year-old is the first ever Polish singles player, male or female, to hold top spot. After the current top-ranked player, Austr…
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