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October 14, 2017 12:31 PM Cricket Test league to help the longer format

LONDON – Test cricket will crown a world champion in 2021, after the ICC agreed to a new-look league involving nine countries. The World Championship, scheduled to start with the 2019 Ashes, was given the green light at a board meeting in Auckland on Friday. England, Australia, India, Pakistan, West Indies, South Africa, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Bangladesh 135

October 14, 2017 11:07 AM FICA calls changes 'missed opportunity'

The ICC's move to introduce Test and ODI leagues does not go far enough in attempting to reform cricket's crowded global calendar, according to the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA). Tony Irish, FICA's executive chairman, called the proposed developments a "missed opportunity", saying they did not address in particular the rapid 125

October 12, 2017 5:16 AM Bheswakar likely to miss Hong Kong match due to illness

Oct 12, 2017-Sharad Bheswakar is likely to miss World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) match against Hong Kong on Friday and Sunday due to illness. Bheswakar is suffering from fever and missed the team's training session on Thursday morning. He has been resting at the team's hotel. He was reportedly ill when the team took off for Hong Kong on Tuesday 124

October 11, 2017 4:50 AM Messi, Messi, Messi; his 3 goals lift Argentina to World Cup

When it really mattered and when the pressure was most intense, Lionel Messi delivered for Argentina. On the brink of being eliminated from World Cup qualifying for the first time in almost five decades, Messi scored all three goals in Argentina’s comeback 3-1 victory Tuesday at Ecuador overcoming the thin air in the Andes. “It would’ve been crazy if Argentina 126

October 8, 2017 11:48 PM Egypt end years of World Cup anguish with Congo victory

Egypt have been made to wait for 27 years to qualify for the World Cup again, but finally secured their return to the big time on Sunday when they beat Congo-Brazzaville 2-1 to secure top spot in Group E. Success on Sunday was the latest step in the nation’s renaissance following a tumultuous seven years which began with the Arab Spring, through the Port Said massacre 376

October 8, 2017 4:07 PM ARMS 3.2 update looks to provide some needed features

Nintendo has revealed a trailer for ARMS, showcasing the upcoming 3.2 update for this month. While the trailer doesn't really have a huge surprise, outside of a nice close up of Twintelle, it does feature new content that will overall be beneficial to the game, whether you've been playing since launch or you pick it up down the road. If you've been struggling 73

October 8, 2017 2:23 PM Doomsday to begin on October 15; world to witness 7 years of natural calamities, claim conspiracy theorists

Doomsday theorist Dave Meade believes the chaos will be triggered by the mysterious 'Planet X', or Niburu. New Delhi: Will October 15, 2017 mark the beginning of the end of the world? Conspiracy theorists seem to think so. The world seems to have survived many 'predicted' doomsdays, with conspiracy theories having suggested various dates within this year itself 146

October 8, 2017 1:20 AM Costa Rica clinch World Cup berth with 1-1 draw against Honduras

SAN JOSE - Kendall Watson's header deep into injury time gave Costa Rica a 1-1 draw with Honduras on Saturday and a berth in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Eddie Hernandez had headed Honduras ahead in the 66th minute, and it appeared that Costa Rica would have to put their Russia plans on hold. But five minutes into stoppage time, Watson rose in the centre 127

October 7, 2017 7:13 PM Arcade edition to be out soon

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition was officially confirmed this week for a launch on PlayStation 4 and PC in January. Current Street Fighter V players will also receive all of this new content for free via an in-game update when Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition releases. Additionally, the update will also bring an upgraded UI, Extra Battle, Gallery as well as new V-trigger 51

October 7, 2017 6:42 PM Nigeria first African side to book World Cup place

(Reuters) - - Alex Iwobi scored a second-half winner as Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Zambia in Uyo on Saturday. The win moved Nigeria to 13 points and an unassailable lead at the top of Group B with one round of qualification matches to be played next month. The Arsenal striker netted 123