Saturday, February 28, 2015
The Astana team of Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali appears set to lose its license to compete this year, at the request of the UCI.
Australia captain Michael Clarke describes it as “a local derby” and suggests it will be infused with all of the qualities that term implies, of long-standing and spirited rivalry played out in front of passionate fans.
Friday, February 27, 2015
The Afghanistan cricket team brought tremendous joy to its far-flung fans when it beat Scotland by one wicket in the last over to claim its first win at the Cricket World Cup.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
After a four-wicket victory over a more-fancied West Indies to open its Cricket World Cup campaign, Ireland was aiming for second win over a team it was favored to beat.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Chris Gayle bludgeoned his way into the World Cup records with his 215 containing 16 sixes and his 372-run partnership with Marlon Samuels (133 not out) to lift West Indies to 372-2 against Zimbabwe in a Pool B match on Tuesday.
Australia and New Zealand will not only vie for top spot in Pool A of the World Cup when they clash in Auckland on Saturday, but the winner will also lift the Chappell-Hadlee trophy, it was announced Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
In the normal course of events an England cricket win over Scotland wouldn't be a feat of great significance. In its context Monday, however, achieved with its form and confidence at a low ebb, England's 119-run Cricket World Cup win over Scotland was something the squad could embrace and celebrate.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Afghanistan threatened to produce a shock victory over Sri Lanka at the Cricket World Cup on Sunday before the favorites dug themselves out of deep trouble in the run chase and pulled off a four-wicket win.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
The residual effect of a strong cyclone was making its presence felt at the World Cup on Saturday, with heavy rain delaying the start of Australia's Pool A match against Bangladesh in Brisbane.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
A bit of weather role reversal was creating opposite vibes for the co-hosts of the Cricket World Cup on Friday.