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LIST: How the coronavirus has hit global sports

Mar 27, 2020 - 5:59 PM

(UPDATED) Sporting events worldwide come to a complete standstill as the virus continues to wreak havoc

MAJOR HIT. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been pushed back to 2021. Photo by Kimimasa Mayama/EPA-EFE

'Bad boy' Kyrgios donates $140 for each ace to help bushfire relief

Jan 03, 2020 - 8:18 PM

Nick Kyrgios, the 'bad boy' of tennis, makes a pledge for each ace he serves across the Australian summer games to support victims of bushfires raging around the country

Nick Kyrgios   Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images/AFP

PH still hot as Japan remains on top in Cricket World Cup qualifier

Dec 04, 2018 - 8:13 PM

Jonathan Hill leads the Philippines' comeback to defeat Indonesia

GOOD CHANCE. Philippines is still in contention for qualifying for the Cricket World Cup in 2019. Photo by

PH days away from hosting T20 Cricket World Cup qualifiers

Nov 26, 2018 - 7:54 PM

The Filipinos will duke it out against Indonesia, Japan, and South Korea to vie for a spot in the 2020 International Cricket Council T20 World Cup

LONG ROAD AHEAD. The Philippines begins its journey to the T20 Cricket World Cup. Photo from Shutterstock

Cricket, anyone? Philippines to host World Cup qualifier

May 12, 2018 - 4:03 PM

The quintessentially British sport hopes to flourish in the country as Cavite hosts the December qualifier

POTENTIAL. Philippine Cricket Association management committee chairman Faisal Khan (3rd from left), along with (from left) Cricket Australia’s Rob Gomm, PCA board member Carlota Khan, and Cricket Australia’s Jane Livesy note the huge potential of the sport in the Philippines. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Doctors say no to sport in Delhi as cricketers choke in smog

Dec 05, 2017 - 1:10 PM

Unprecedented scenes of Sri Lankan cricketers wearing face masks reignites debate about hosting major sports in heavily polluted New Delhi

MASKED MEN. This file photo taken on December 3, 2017 shows Sri Lanka cricket players wearing masks in an attempt to protect themselves from air pollution during the second day of the third Test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka at the Feroz Shah Kotla Cricket Stadium in New Delhi. Sajjad Hussain/AFP

Suicide bomber kills 3 near Kabul cricket stadium – police

Sep 13, 2017 - 10:16 PM

There is no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack the latest in a series of deadly assaults in the city

No PH cricket team in SEA Games due to lack of players, funds

Jul 29, 2017 - 10:48 PM

If we participate we want to be in a position to win at least one medal says Philippine Cricket Association team manager Faisal Khan

NBA superstar Durant says Indian basketball needs a Yao to beat cricket

Jul 29, 2017 - 10:57 AM

Kevin Durant holds a training session that could potentially be in the Guinness Book of Records as the biggest basket lesson ever held

Cricket: Emotional farewell for Australia's Hughes

Dec 03, 2014 - 10:29 AM

UPDATED We must dig in and get through to tea And we must play on So rest in peace my little brother I will see you out in the middle

FINAL FAREWELL. The coffin with Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes arrives for his funeral in his hometown of Macksville, Australia, 03 December 2014. Dan Himbrechts/EPA

Cricket: Shock as Australia's Hughes dies from head injuries

Nov 27, 2014 - 1:10 PM

UPDATED Australian batsman Phillip Hughes death is one of the highest profile sporting fatalities since the death of Formula One great Ayrton Senna

CRITICAL. A file picture dated 01 May 2013 shows Australian cricketer Phil Hughes in Brisbane, Australia. Dan Peled/EPA

Cricket: Australian batsman Hughes critical after accident

Nov 26, 2014 - 4:06 PM

The 25 year old was knocked out in a freak incident at the Sydney Cricket Ground crumbling to the ground unconscious after the heavy blow to the lower head

CRITICAL. A file picture dated 01 May 2013 shows Australian cricketer Phil Hughes in Brisbane, Australia. Dan Peled/EPA

Indian Kashmiris backing Pakistan team probed for sedition

Mar 06, 2014 - 10:04 PM

Some 60 students from Indian administered Kashmir may face sedition charges for cheering Pakistan s victory over arch rivals India in a cricket match

Three suspended Kashmiri students address media after returning from India's Meerut Swami Vivekanand Subharti University (SVSU) in Srinagar. Photo by AFP

Father kills son at cricket training in Australia

Feb 13, 2014 - 1:53 PM

A community was in shock Thursday after a man killed his 11 year old son at a cricket training session before being shot dead by police in front of bystanders including children

Australian cricket. Photo by David Jones/EPAAustralian cricket. Photo by David Jones/EPA

Cricket legend Tendulkar says 'perfect time' to retire

Nov 18, 2013 - 2:23 PM

The record breaking batsman made a tearful final departure from the field on Saturday after his 200th Test match

LIVING LEGEND. Former Indian test cricketer Sachin Tendulkar holds a press conference in Mumbai, India, 17 November 2013. EPA/Divyakant Solanki

Entertainment wRap: 'Amelie' on Broadway, New York Met

Aug 26, 2013 - 11:28 AM

And man found dead in Olivia Newton John s home plus controversy over film inspired by cricket star

MYSTERY. Newton-John and Easterling were away when the body of a hired repairman was found at their home

Worst terrorist attacks in sports

Apr 16, 2013 - 9:24 AM

Rappler lists the worst terrorists attacks in sports including the one on the Boston Marathon earlier today