Ben Stokes: England’s new Test captain sets out his stall
Ben Stokes hitting a record-breaking 161 from 88 deliveries for Durham against Worcestershire
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Ben Stokes: England’s new Test captain sets out his stall

Stokes’s spectacular innings – his first since being appointed England skipper – bodes well
13 May 2022
Ben Stokes: from the ‘Bristol incident’ to England’s Test captaincy
Ben Stokes in the dressing room after the Headingley Ashes Test in 2019
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Ben Stokes: from the ‘Bristol incident’ to England’s Test captaincy

Durham all-rounder has been confirmed as Joe Root’s replacement
29 Apr 2022
England’s wanted list: two head coaches and a Test captain
England all-rounder Ben Stokes
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England’s wanted list: two head coaches and a Test captain

Ben Stokes has reportedly agreed to take over from Joe Root as skipper
27 Apr 2022
Root calls time on his England captaincy
Joe Root celebrates scoring a century for England
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Root calls time on his England captaincy

One undoubted plus to Root’s resignation is he can now concentrate on batting
21 Apr 2022
England flattened by the ‘best team in the world’
Australia celebrate their win in the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup final
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England flattened by the ‘best team in the world’

Australia lifted the trophy after a comprehensive 71-run victory at the Hagley Oval
7 Apr 2022
Australia vs. England: a ‘grandstand finale’ to the Women’s World Cup
The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup trophy
The big match

Australia vs. England: a ‘grandstand finale’ to the Women’s World Cup

Defending champions England face the ‘strong favourites’ in Sunday’s final at Hagley Oval
1 Apr 2022
‘End of an era’ for England captain Joe Root?
England captain Joe Root is interviewed after the loss against the West Indies 
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‘End of an era’ for England captain Joe Root?

Root wants to continue as skipper but admits the decision is out of his hands
28 Mar 2022

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Shane Warne obituary: Australia’s favourite larrikin son
Shane Warne: the greatest leg-spinner in history
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Shane Warne obituary: Australia’s favourite larrikin son

The cricket world remembers the remarkable career of a spin superstar
10 Mar 2022
England axe Anderson and Broad: a ‘seismic’ decision or ‘strong message’?
Is this the end for England bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad?
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England axe Anderson and Broad: a ‘seismic’ decision or ‘strong message’?

England’s two leading wicket-takers have been left out of the West Indies tour 
9 Feb 2022
Virat Kohli and Joe Root: a tale of two cricket captains
Joe Root and Virat Kohli
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Virat Kohli and Joe Root: a tale of two cricket captains

One has stood down as his country’s Test skipper while the other wants to fight on
18 Jan 2022
Sent packing: Djokovic and Benitez
Novak Djokovic (centre) arrives in Dubai after leaving Australia
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Sent packing: Djokovic and Benitez

A look at the sporting weekend’s big winners and losers
17 Jan 2022
A guide to The Ashes
England captain Joe Root and Australia skipper Pat Cummins
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A guide to The Ashes

Everything you need to know about the Australia vs. England cricket series 
16 Dec 2021
Racism in cricket: a systemic problem
Azeem Rafiq
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Racism in cricket: a systemic problem

Racism remains a problem in the UK – though it’s also highlighted double standards
26 Nov 2021
How Australia defied the critics to win the T20 World Cup
Australia beat New Zealand in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup final
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How Australia defied the critics to win the T20 World Cup

Aaron Finch’s team produced an ‘intimidating display’ to crush New Zealand
18 Nov 2021
Racism in cricket: Yorkshire’s shame and the sport’s diversity problem
Azeem Rafiq
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Racism in cricket: Yorkshire’s shame and the sport’s diversity problem

Leaked report revealed that captain Azeem Rafiq suffered years of racist abuse and bullying at the club
11 Nov 2021
Pakistan overcome a World Cup curse against India
Shaheen Shah Afridi: a towering performance for Pakistan against India
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Pakistan overcome a World Cup curse against India

Symbolic significance of the crushing win should not be underestimated
28 Oct 2021
‘Now the theatre begins’: Aussies react to Stokes’s Ashes inclusion
Ben Stokes is England’s talisman
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‘Now the theatre begins’: Aussies react to Stokes’s Ashes inclusion

Star all-rounder gives England a major boost ahead of the series down under
26 Oct 2021
Ashes series set for go ahead as Root commits to tour
England captain Joe Root and Australia skipper Tim Paine hold the urn ahead of the Ashes
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Ashes series set for go ahead as Root commits to tour

England and Australia hold talks over entry requirements and quarantine concerns
6 Oct 2021
The thrills of The Hundred finale
Southern Brave men’s team and Oval Invincibles women’s team celebrate at Lord’s
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The thrills of The Hundred finale

A landmark moment and a feast of hitting in the double bill at Lord’s 
26 Aug 2021
India’s thrilling win at Lord’s: ‘an extraordinary see-saw’ of a Test
India’s Rishabh Pant and Virat Kohli celebrate the wicket of James Anderson
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India’s thrilling win at Lord’s: ‘an extraordinary see-saw’ of a Test

The final day of the second Test was a thrilling, if unusually bad-tempered, day of cricket
19 Aug 2021
Guardiola: this Premier League title win was the ‘hardest one’
Man City fans celebrate their title win outside the Etihad Stadium
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Guardiola: this Premier League title win was the ‘hardest one’

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Serena’s 1,000th match milestone
12 May 2021
Team GB will make Olympic history with male and female flag bearers
Two-time Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray was Team GB’s flag bearer at Rio 2016
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Team GB will make Olympic history with male and female flag bearers

News and reactions from the world of sport, including English cricket and rugby joining the social media boycott
29 Apr 2021
Nagelsmann to join Bayern in record €25m deal for a manager
Julian Nagelsmann will replace Hansi Flick as Bayern head coach
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Nagelsmann to join Bayern in record €25m deal for a manager

News and reactions from the world of sport, including the $5.2m sale of a LeBron James rookie card
27 Apr 2021
English football to boycott Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
English Premier League's No Room For Racism campaign
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English football to boycott Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

News and reactions from the world of sport, including weekend wins for Man City, Rafa Nadal and ‘Team Mullet’
26 Apr 2021
‘Super League chucked a grenade at the EPL - well, chuck one back’
Alan Shearer
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‘Super League chucked a grenade at the EPL - well, chuck one back’

News and reactions from the world of sport, including cricket’s ‘logistical headaches’, and Ryan Mason’s appointment at Spurs
20 Apr 2021
Uefa under fire for ‘wildly insufficient’ racism punishment
Glen Kamara of Rangers clashes with Slavia Prague’s Ondrej Kudela
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Uefa under fire for ‘wildly insufficient’ racism punishment

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Phil Foden’s Twitter gaffe and Canada’s Olympic fashion crime
15 Apr 2021
Team GB’s Olympic hopes powered by tea, crisps and porridge
Team GB athletes won 67 medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics
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Team GB’s Olympic hopes powered by tea, crisps and porridge

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a historic night for Northern Ireland women’s football team
14 Apr 2021
‘I’m out’: cricket pundits react to The Hundred’s wickets rebrand
The Hundred cricket
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‘I’m out’: cricket pundits react to The Hundred’s wickets rebrand

News from the world of sport, including a female manager possibly taking over at EFL club Forest Green
13 Apr 2021
Could IPL cricket be played in England?
Mumbai Indians won the 2019 Indian Premier League final
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Could IPL cricket be played in England?

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a French Open delay and start of the Masters
8 Apr 2021
Could Aguero and Salah be heading to La Liga?
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero
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Could Aguero and Salah be heading to La Liga?

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Andy Murray’s post-tennis career plans
30 Mar 2021
‘Nobody will want to face Man City in the Champions League’
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola
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‘Nobody will want to face Man City in the Champions League’

News and reactions from the world of sport, featuring Tiger Woods, Eoin Morgan and LeBron James
17 Mar 2021
‘Still a way to go’ ahead of ‘biggest fight ever in British boxing’
Joshua vs. Fury
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‘Still a way to go’ ahead of ‘biggest fight ever in British boxing’

News and reactions from the world of sport, featuring Man Utd’s pursuit of star striker Erling Haaland
16 Mar 2021
Sport shorts: Sturgeon slams Rangers fans over title celebrations
Rangers fans gathered in George Square in Glasgow to celebrate the title win
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Sport shorts: Sturgeon slams Rangers fans over title celebrations

News and reactions from the world of sport, featuring Keely Hodgkinson and Bryson DeChambeau
8 Mar 2021
Sport shorts: Klopp’s unwanted record as Liverpool lose again at Anfield
Mason Mount scored Chelsea’s winner against Liverpool at Anfield (Phil Noble/Pool/AFP via Getty Images)
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Sport shorts: Klopp’s unwanted record as Liverpool lose again at Anfield

News and reactions from the world of sport, featuring Tiger Woods and Tom Brady
5 Mar 2021
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