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ICC bids for women's T20 in Birmingham Commonwealth Games

ICC bids for women's T20 in Birmingham Commonwealth Games

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has submitted a bid for the inclusion of women's Twenty20 in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the governing body said on Monday.

Australia 'copied' our flag, says New Zealand's acting PM

Australia 'copied' our flag, says New Zealand's acting PM

The New Zealand flag was adopted in 1902, while Australia adopted its current flag design in 1954 - more than 50 years later.

Queen Elizabeth to celebrate 92nd birthday at concert party

Queen Elizabeth to celebrate 92nd birthday at concert party

Singers Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Sting and Shaggy will be among those who will entertain Elizabeth and other British royals at the concert, known as "The Queen's Birthday Party" at London's Albert Hall.

Britain wants Zimbabwe back in the Commonwealth

Britain wants Zimbabwe back in the Commonwealth

Britain said on Friday it would strongly support Zimbabwe's re-entry to the Commonwealth and praised President Emmerson Mnangagwa for impressive progress since Robert Mugabe was toppled in a military coup.

UK supports Prince Charles as Commonwealth head

UK supports Prince Charles as Commonwealth head

Britain backs Queen Elizabeth's son and heir, Prince Charles, to succeed her as head of the Commonwealth network of 53 mostly former British colonies, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.

13 African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

13 African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

Five more African athletes may have vanished from the Commonwealth Games, organisers said Thursday, after eight competitors from Cameroon were suspected of fleeing a day earlier.

Cameroon athletes go missing from Commonwealth Games

Cameroon athletes go missing from Commonwealth Games

Five athletes from conflict-hit Cameroon have gone missing from the Commonwealth Games in Australia, team officials said Wednesday.

Commonwealth Games to restore Australia's reputation, say organisers

Commonwealth Games to restore Australia's reputation, say organisers

Bullish hosts Australia said the Commonwealth Games will restore the country's battered sporting reputation on Saturday after a cricket ball-tampering scandal which drew criticism from around the world.

Indian charged over Commonwealth Games 'fake media contingent'

Indian charged over Commonwealth Games 'fake media contingent'

An Indian man has been charged with people smuggling after arriving at Australia's Brisbane airport with eight other travellers as part of a ‘fake media contingent’ to cover the Commonwealth Games, authorities said Thursday.

India dumps sari for trousers at Commonwealth Games ceremony

India dumps sari for trousers at Commonwealth Games ceremony

India's women athletes will for the first time wear trousers and a blazer instead of a traditional sari at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Australia ...

Saunders dominates Lemieux to keep crown

Saunders dominates Lemieux to keep crown

Unbeaten Billy Joe Saunders threw down the gauntlet to four-belt champion Gennady Golovkin with a systematic dismantling of David Lemieux in his North American professional boxing debut on Saturday.

Death sentences for RAB officers upheld

Death sentences for RAB officers upheld

The high court yesterday upheld death sentences of 15 convicts including Noor Hossain, dismissed officials of elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) lieutenant colonel Tareque Sayeed Mohammad, major Arif Hossain and lieutenant commander SM Masud Rana in the Narayanganj seven-murder trial.