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  1. Oscar Pistorius trial: Defense questions forensics probe

    Oscar Pistorius' defense lawyer on Wednesday tried to cast doubt on the competence of a South African police forensic expert who testified at the athlete's murder trial

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  2. 2013 ICC Champions Trophy - Della Penna: Three Champions Trophy t...

    Peter Della Penna

    India prevailed over England in the final of a compelling 2013 ICC Champions Trophy tournament in England and Wales. Here are three takeaways from the event, writes Peter Della Penna.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  3. Pic of the Day: Eyes on the cricket ball

    Playbook Visuals

    Before the night's sports action, one great photo from the day: The Olympics are over and soccer has not yet begun, but that doesn't mean the sport well is dry in England. Take this cricket match between Surrey and Middlesex in London, which provi...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  4. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Fans turned away from closed archery prel...

    Archery fans were angered Friday when they were turned away for preliminary rounds at Lord's Cricket Ground.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  5. Failed gender test forces Olympian to redefine athletic career - ...

    Samantha Shapiro

    In ESPN The Magazine, Samantha M. Shapiro writes about the ambiguity of gender testing in the Olympics and how India's Santhi Soundarajan got caught in the middle.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  6. IOC's Jacques Rogges -- Fixing verdicts won't hurt cricket's hope...

    IOC President Jacques Rogge says the criminal convictions of three Pakistan players for fixing should not damage cricket's hopes of becoming an Olympic sport.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  7. Archery world record set by Im Dong-hyun in 2012 London test

    South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun broke his own world record Monday as archery came to Lord's, the home of cricket, for a test event for next year's London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  8. Events canceled, scrutiny of host city grows during London riots

    A few miles from the worst violence to hit the city in 25 years, beach volleyball players dived headlong in the sand, the most summery of Olympic sports on display less than a year before the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  9. Professional soccer, cricket unions call on WADA to scrap bans on...

    The player unions representing footballers and cricketers in England have called for recreational drugs to be removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited list.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2010
  10. Indian Premier League showcasing cricket to world

    Amar Shah

    Akon must be a cricket fan. Perhaps the inspiration for his 2006 hit "Smack That" comes from his affection for smacking a sixer (cricket's version of a home run); after all, the Grammy-nominated R&B star is in Mumbai, India, this week to help us...

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2010
  11. Indian Premier League set to shine

    Amar Shah

    Cricket -- yes, cricket -- is ready to take the world by storm.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2010
  12. Two British cricket teams play on Mt. Everest in attempt to set h...

    Two teams of British cricketers played on the foot of Mount Everest in an attempt to set a high-altitude record for field sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2009
  13. Sri Lankan cricket players wounded in shooting

    A dozen masked gunmen armed with rifles and rocket launchers attacked a vehicle carrying members of Sri Lanka's national cricket team Tuesday, wounding at least two players and killing five police officers, officials said.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2009
  14. Damien Cox: Canada's Olympic expectations will spill over beyond ...

    Damien Cox

    Few countries, if any, have the connection Canada has with the sport of hockey. Which is why the expectations of its Olympic teams will spill over beyond obsession.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2009
  15. IOC grants International Cricket Council initial recognition

    Cricket took a first step toward what it hopes will be a return to the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2007
  16. Pathologist who claimed Pakistan cricket coach was strangled to ...

    A pathologist who concluded a Pakistan cricket coach was strangled is still expected to testify at the inquest despite a mild stroke.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2007