World Cup lifeline for troubled star Jesse Ryder
Wellington: Troubled New Zealand batting star Jesse Ryder was handed a World Cup lifeline Friday when selectors included him in the New Zealand A squad to tour the United Arab Emirates next month. Ryder has had numerous off-field issues involving alcohol ...
Russia unveils FIFA 2018 logo from outer space
The 2018 FIFA World Cup logo was revealed to the world this week from the dizzy heights of the International Space Station.
Football: France, Korea bid to host 2019 women's World Cup
France and South Korea handed over their bids to host the 2019 women's World Cup on Thursday in Zurich, football's world governing body FIFA announced.
Cricket World Cup to be 'the biggest event since Sydney Olympics'
The wave of Asian migration will help make next year's World Cup the biggest event in Australia since the Sydney Olympics, according to Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland.
ICC World Cup 2015: New Zealand prime minister urges Indian fans to attend the tournament
With 100 days to go before the commencement of the 2015 ICC World Cup, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Friday invited Indian cricket fans to visit his country during the Feb 14-March 29 event, to be co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia. Key tweeted a ...
Cricket-Controversial batsman Ryder gets World Cup lifeline
WELLINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Aggressive top-order batsman Jesse Ryder has been thrown a World Cup lifeline by being named in a New Zealand 'A' team for one-day matches in the United Arab Emirates next month. The 30-year-old Ryder has been kept out of the ...
World Cup lifeline for troubled star Ryder
Troubled New Zealand batting star Jesse Ryder was handed a World Cup lifeline Friday when selectors included him in the New Zealand A squad to tour the United Arab Emirates next month. Ryder has had numerous off-field issues involving alcohol and has not played for the Black Caps since February, when he went on a late-night drinking session in Auckland before the start of a Test series against ...
World Cup biggest event since Olympics: CA
Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland says next year's World Cup will be the biggest event the nation has hosted since the 2000 Olympics.
Slade issues Wallaby World Cup warning
Australia are "definitely still contenders" to win next year's World Cup in England despite their current off-field strife, according to All Blacks fly-half Colin Slade. It needed Slade's last-gasp conversion to see world champions New Zealand to a 29-28 Bledisloe Cup win over Australia in Brisbane on October 18.
Russia faces financial problems preparing for 2018 World Cup
Russian President Vladimir Putin insists preparations for the 2018 World Cup will be completed on time. Some Russians are questioning whether the country can handle, let alone afford, another major project. While some don’t think it should have it at all.
Euro clubs propose domestic finals after 2022 Cup
LONDON (AP) — English and Spanish cup competitions could be completed in June 2022, after a World Cup in Qatar, under proposals being presented to FIFA next week by leading European clubs.
France, South Korea bid for 2019 women's World Cup
ZURICH (AP) — Football delegates from France and South Korea have handed over their bid documents to FIFA for the 2019 women's World Cup. France and South Korea are also bidding for the 2018 under-20 women's World Cup, with FIFA's executive committee to ...
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