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ECB targeting younger fans with new 100-ball competition

REUTERS: The English and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) proposal for a new 100-ball competition was created to attract younger people to the sport, according to the organisation’s chairman Colin Graves. Last month, the ECB unanimously backed a proposal to add an eight-team tournament to their domestic schedule from 2020. The shorter matches will see each side face 15 six-ball overs, ...

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Russia back in Olympic competition after IOC lifts suspension

Despite two failed doping tests from its athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee has had it’s suspension lifted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday, after no further Russians tested positive for banned substances. “The final notification of all remaining test results from the Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR) delegation has been received from the Doping-Free ...

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