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  • Size of 2019 Cricket World Cup still to be decided

    Size of 2019 Cricket World Cup still to be decided

    AFP News - 33 minutes ago
    Size of 2019 Cricket World Cup still to be decided

    The number of teams taking part in the 2019 World Cup hasn't been finalised, the International Cricket Council told AFP on Friday as it responded to growing criticism that its proposed cut risked damaging the sport's development. I'm sure the format of the next World Cup will be debated after this one has finished." Ireland beat one of the elite Test match nations for the third successive World Cup when they defeated the West Indies by four wickets in their 2015 opener, while Thursday saw …

  • Panathinaikos docked 3 points for violence by supporters

    Panathinaikos docked 3 points for violence by supporters

    AFP News - 35 minutes ago
    Panathinaikos docked 3 points for violence by supporters

    Panathinaikos have been deducted three points by the Greek Super League for fan violence during Sunday's 2-1 win over league leaders Olympiakos which led to the postponement of league matches this weekend by the government. The deduction, which was annoynced late Thursday,means that Panathinaikos are now six points behind Olympiakos with nine matches remaining in the season. Per aspera ad astra (a Latin phrase meaning through hardships to the stars,โ€ Panathinaikos said in a statement. …

  • Hesburgh, former Notre Dame president, dies at 97

    Hesburgh, former Notre Dame president, dies at 97

    Associated Press - 42 minutes ago
    Hesburgh, former Notre Dame president, dies at 97

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) โ€” The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, the Catholic priest who transformed the University of Notre Dame into an acadmic power, died Thursday. He was 97. …

  • German Parliament approves Greece's bailout extension

    German Parliament approves Greece's bailout extension

    Associated Press - 45 minutes ago
    German Parliament approves Greece's bailout extension

    Germany's Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens. Lawmakers voted 542-32 to back the bailout ... …

  • De Villiers' 162 lifts South Africa to 257-run win v WI

    De Villiers' 162 lifts South Africa to 257-run win v WI

    Associated Press - 48 minutes ago
    De Villiers' 162 lifts South Africa to 257-run win v WI

    SYDNEY (AP) โ€” AB de Villiers scored the second-fastest World Cup century in a display of brutal late hitting to set South Africa on course for a record-equaling 257-run win over West Indies in a Pool B match on Friday. …