Cricket World Cup disorder: Police tracing eight men

Fans clashed inside and outside the ground during the game between Pakistan and Afghanistan on 29 June.Officers said they had "pinpointed four incidents of violent disorder" and were "keen to identify the suspects" after scouring CCTV and social media footage.

Caster Semenya Barred From 800 Meters at World Championships

Sports|Caster Semenya Barred From 800 Meters at World ChampionshipsThe South African middle distance runner will continue to fight to compete without taking hormone therapy to block naturally elevated levels of testosterone.“I am very disappointed to be kept from defending my hard-earned title,” Semenya said in a statement about her ineligibility to run the 800 at world track championships, to be held from Sept.

Katie Ledecky Rallies for Gold in 800 Free at World Championships

Sports|Katie Ledecky Rallies for Gold in 800 Free at World ChampionshipsImageKatie Ledecky of the United States after winning the women’s 800-meter freestyle final on Saturday in Gwangju, South Korea.CreditCreditLee Jin-Man/Associated PressGWANGJU, South Korea — Katie Ledecky won her first gold medal in her final event of an illness-plagued world swimming championships, rallying on the last lap to claim the 800-meter freestyle on Saturday.

Katie Ledecky Upset in First Race at World Championships

Image“Obviously this stings a little,” Katie Ledecky said after finishing with the silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle, her first loss in that event in a major international competition.“I knew it was going to be a tough race,” Ledecky said, adding that Titmus had produced “such a good swim.

BBC World Service - Stumped, The greatest game ever

Alison Mitchell, Jim Maxwell and Charu Sharma reflect on an incredible World Cup final & former England captain Alec Stewart talks about the legacy it must now create.Show more Alison Mitchell, Jim Maxwell and Charu Sharma reflect on an incredible World Cup final and former England captain Alec Stewart talks about the work ahead in order to create a legacy for generations to come.

World Series of Poker Champion Wins One for the Older Crowd

Sports|World Series of Poker Champion Wins One for the Older CrowdImageHossein Ensan won $10 million at the World Series of Poker.CreditCreditJohn Locher/Associated PressThere was something unusual about Hossein Ensan’s victory in the World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas on Wednesday morning.

England, the Birthplace of Cricket, Captures Cricket World Cup

ImageEngland’s Jos Buttler helped lead his team to victory in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.That meant the World Cup’s first Super Over, which fans watched with hands around their heads and with a rule explainer required on the big screens inside the home of cricket.

Celebrating the World Cup as a Triumph for Women’s Sports

Move|Celebrating the World Cup as a Triumph for Women’s SportsWatching the soccer championship was the first time I’ve felt women were being recognized as the incredible athletes that they can be.I watched the 2016 Olympic Marathon trials with a bunch of runners at a bar that opened early to host a watch party.