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Daily Archives: May 24, 2018

England’s World Cup champions win prize at Women’s Sport Trust awards

England had been without a global trophy since 2009 before winning the Women’s World Cup in 2017 England’s World Cup-winning cricket team were among the victors at the 2018 Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards. The annual ceremony celebrates those instrumental in driving forward the profile

Jonathan Agnew: New summer, same old problems for England

Highlights: Pakistan dominate as England collapse for 184 Clearly England did not bat well on the first day of the first Test against Pakistan. I was out there before play began, when there were lots of discussions over what the team that won the toss

Former heavyweight champion Jack Johnson posthumously pardoned

Jack Johnson, the first black man to become world heavyweight champion, was posthumously pardoned Thursday by President Donald Trump for a 1913 conviction for violating the Mann Act. Trump had said in April that he was considering the pardon after receiving a call from actor

MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift, cause unknown

NEW YORK — Baseballs really are getting extra lift, and it’s not from the exaggerated upper cuts batters are taking, according to a 10-person committee of researchers hired by the commissioner’s office. But a panel that includes professors specializing in physics, mechanical engineering, statistics and

ICC Cricket World Cup: BBC secures commentary rights

TMS: 60 years of great memories The BBC has won radio commentary rights to next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup. Test Match Special will broadcast live ball-by-ball commentary of the 2019 tournament, which is being played in England and Wales. It is part of a