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Destructive De Villiers breaks world record with fastest ever 150 in Cricket World Cup win

By Nick Butler

AB De Villiers hit the fastest 150 in cricketing history against the West Indies ©AFP/Getty ImagesAB De Villiers produced one of the most sensational innings in cricket history today, hitting an unbeaten 162 from just 66 balls as his South African side crushed West Indies by a mammoth 257 runs in their latest World Cup match in Sydney.

Afghanistan fight back from brink of defeat to secure first Cricket World Cup victory

By Nick Butler

Afghanistan celebrate following their last ditch victory over Scotland ©AFP/Getty ImagesAfghanistan staged a remarkable recovery to defeat Scotland by one wicket with three balls to spare to secure a first victory in Cricket World Cup history today in Dunedin.

Ireland seal second consecutive Cricket World Cup win with tense victory over UAE

By Liam Morgan

Ireland batsman George Dockrell held his nerve to help guide his side to a crucial win over the UAE in Brisbane ©Getty ImagesIreland claimed their second consecutive victory at the Cricket World Cup as they beat the United Arab Emirates by two wickets in an absorbing contest in Brisbane.

World Karate Federation Medical Commision chairman welcomes revised WADA Code

By Michael Pavitt

The WKF have welcomed the revised WADA Code ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesRafael Arriaza, chairman of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Medical Commission, has welcomed the new World Anti-Doping (WADA) Code.

Barcelona announced as host of first-ever World Roller Games in 2017

By Liam Morgan

The FIRS have announced their inaugural World Roller Games will take place in Barcelona ©FIRSThe International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) have announced the inaugural edition of the FIRS World Roller Games in 2017 will take place in Barcelona.

Gayle force rips through Cricket World Cup as West Indian hits highest ever score

By Liam Morgan

Chris Gayle became the first batsman in World Cup history to score a double hundred as West Indies beat Zimbabwe in Canberra ©Getty ImagesWest Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle became the first player in Cricket World Cup history to hit a double-hundred as his side beat Zimbabwe by 73 runs in Canberra.

Eurosport 2 to broadcast historic Europe series against Japan Baseball Series

By Emily Goddard

Eurosport 2 will broadcast the historic Europe vs Japan Baseball Series ©Eurosport 2The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has unveiled Eurosport 2 as the exclusive European broadcaster for the historic Europe versus Japan Series due to take place in Tokyo next month.

England claim first win of World Cup with dominant victory over Scotland

By Liam Morgan

England earned their first win of the tournament as they thrashed Scotland in Christchurch ©Getty ImagesEngland bounced back from their crushing opening two International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup defeats as they thrashed Scotland by 119 runs at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

India thrash South Africa as Sri Lanka avoid upset with narrow win over Afghanistan at Cricket World Cup

By Liam Morgan

Shikhar Dhawan's knock of 137 helped India earn a crushing win over South Africa in Melbourne ©Getty ImagesIndia continued their impressive start at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup as they thrashed highly-fancied South Africa by 130 runs in Melbourne.
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