Mehmooda Duke resigns as Leicestershire chair with immediate effect | Cricket News

“Cricket has been torn apart by recent events and I am deeply saddened by the hurt individuals have felt within our game,” Mahmoud Duke said in a club statement. Last update: 11/26/21 8:43 AM Mahmud Duke resigned as Leicestershire team chief immediately, saying cricket was “torn apart” by persistent allegations of racism. She was one … Read more

Emma Raducanu: US Open champion wins Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year | Tennis News

Radokano wins first prize, while BMX racer Bethany Shriver beats the young athlete after winning the gold in Tokyo; Laura Kinney and Katie Archibald won this year’s Sky Sports award while Hannah Cockcroft won the Handicap Sports category at the awards, in association with Sky Sports. Last update: 11/25/21 10:01 PM Emma Raducano triumphed in … Read more

Ashes: Pat Cummins announced as Australia Test captain as Tim Paine takes leave of absence | Cricket News

Tim Payne’s appointment as captain of Australia’s 15-man squad was confirmed last week before he quit the leadership position on November 19, admitting to “exchanging private text messages” with a former Tasmanian cricket teammate. Cummins appointed captain after a two-year run as vice captain Last update: 11/26/21 6:30 AM Australian Pat Cummins moves to captain … Read more

Recordo Gordon on being told ‘racial prejudices’ would prevent him from making it at Warwickshire | Cricket News

Ricordo Gordon: “I was glad to be that guy in the locker room, the guy who’s known for not allowing certain conversations to happen because we can get along so well without ‘joking’ about race” by Rob Jones Last update: 11/26/21 6:50 AM Ricordo Gordon spoke candidly to Sky Sports News about his time in … Read more

Stefanos Tsitsipas: Greek tennis player undergoes right elbow surgery but hopeful of being fit in time for new season | Tennis News

Stefanos Tsitsipas has had surgery on his right elbow, but is already planning for the new season, saying: “Next stop, pre-season in Dubai two weeks from now and then looking forward to Australia.” by PA Media Last update: 11/25/21 10:34 PM Stefanos Tsitsipas underwent surgery on his right elbow Stefanos Tsitsipas has had surgery on … Read more

Tim Paine: Former Australia captain taking ‘leave of absence’ from cricket | Cricket News

Tim Payne stepped down as captain for Australia last week but was named to the Ashes team ahead of the series starting December 8 at Gabba; Tasmanian cricket team says Bain will “take a leave of absence from all forms of cricket for the foreseeable future” Last update: 11/26/21 12:12 AM Tim Payne stepped down … Read more

Shreyas Iyer gives India early advantage over New Zealand on day one of first Test | Cricket News

The newcomer sets a standing position of 113 for the fifth wicket with Jadeja, who posts half a century of India innings; Opening Shubman Gill resisted a strong start from New Zealand, led by Kyle Jamison, posting fifty of his own; India closed 258-4 after being reduced to 145-4 Last update: 11/25/21 12:17 PM Shreyas … Read more

Australian Open: Tournament director Craig Tiley expects up to 95 per cent to be vaccinated in time for Grand Slam | Tennis News

Australian Open chief Craig Tilley expects up to 95 per cent of professional players to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the time the Grand Slam tournament is scheduled for January, but is unsure if Novak Djokovic will be among them. An ample schedule of warm-up tournaments has also been announced Last update: 11/25/21 8:14 AM … Read more

Lasith Embuldeniya and Ramesh Mendis bowl Sri Lanka to first Test win over West Indies | Cricket News

Spinners push Sri Lanka to a certain victory at Galle as the West Indies did not reach the victory goal of 348; The tourists collapsed to 18-6 on the third day, leaving Sri Lanka in need of four wickets to win on the fourth, and the local side wrapped up the test shortly after lunch … Read more

Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic supports multi-city staging of event but GB captain Leon Smith wants more dialogue | Tennis News

Novak Djokovic supports the organization of the multi-city Davis Cup, where this year the 18-nation competition will be held in three cities – Madrid, Turin and Innsbruck; GB Captain Leon Smith called for more open dialogue about what the competition would look like Last update: 11/25/21 9:23 AM Novak Djokovic supports the start of the … Read more