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British PM May hosts victorious England cricket team

British PM May hosts victorious England cricket team

British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as "one of the great sporting spectacles of our time".

England win Cricket World Cup after Super Over drama

England win Cricket World Cup after Super Over drama

England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a dramatic Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord's on Sunday.

Rain washes out India-New Zealand World Cup match

Rain washes out India-New Zealand World Cup match

India and New Zealand were awarded a point each after persistent rain in Nottingham forced the abandonment of their match on Thursday -- the fourth no result of this World Cup so far.

Rohit Sharma century guides India to opening World Cup win

Rohit Sharma century guides India to opening World Cup win

Sharma hit an unbeaten century as India made a comfortable start to their World Cup campaign with a six-wicket win over South Africa in Southampton on Wednesday that dealt a fresh blow to the Proteas' tournament hopes.

Henry shines as New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka in World Cup

Henry shines as New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka in World Cup

New Zealand made a flying start to their World Cup campaign as paceman Matt Henry struck three times in a 10-wicket trashing of woeful Sri Lanka on Saturday.

QIC studies plans for temporary power supply during World Cup

QIC studies plans for temporary power supply during World Cup

Qatar is studying plans to provide temporary power supply facilities during the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA

Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held with 32 participating teams and not an expanded 48 teams, organisers FIFA said on Wednesday.

Poor form puts Amla's World Cup place in jeopardy

Poor form puts Amla's World Cup place in jeopardy

South Africa's selectors will reveal on Thursday whether veteran batsman Hashim Amla will be part of the country's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

UKVI and VFS Global offer special visa service packages for cricket world cup

UKVI and VFS Global offer special visa service packages for cricket world cup

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and VFS Global have partnered to introduce exclusive visa service packages for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Aspire Zone, Wega to hold first eSports World Cup in Doha

Aspire Zone, Wega to hold first eSports World Cup in Doha

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) in partnership with Wega, a leading global payment solution developed by Truxtun Capital, has announced the first ever eSports World Cup to be held in Doha.

Oeberg wins final season race as Wierer claims World Cup

Oeberg wins final season race as Wierer claims World Cup

Hanna Oeberg of Sweden claimed her first proper World Cup victory in Sunday's biathlon season-ender at the Holmenkollen ski centre while Dorothea Wierer became the first athlete from Italy to claim the overall trophy.

Final decision on 48-team 2022 World Cup set for June: FIFA

Final decision on 48-team 2022 World Cup set for June: FIFA

FIFA chiefs will decide today whether to back an expansion of the Qatar 2022 World Cup to 48 teams but a final decision will only be taken at a meeting in Paris in June, sources said on Thursday.