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Sport includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, at least in part aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators. Hundreds of sports exist, from those between single contestants, through to those with hundreds of simultaneous participants, either in teams or competing as individuals. In certain sports such as racing, many contestants may compete, simultaneously or consecutively, with one winner; in others, the contest (a match) is between two sides, each attempting to exceed the other. Some sports allow a “tie” or “draw”, in which there is no single winner; others provide tie-breaking methods to ensure one winner and one loser. A number of contests may be arranged in a tournament producing a champion. Many sports leagues make an annual champion by arranging games in a regular sports season, followed in some cases by playoffs.

Stuart Broad relishes return to bowling

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Stuart Broad has described thoroughly enjoying his return to bowling for the first time in more than two months, despite pulling up weary afterwards.England seamer Broad was one of 18 bowlers to return to individual training programmes at venues around the country last Thursday and Friday amid a slight easing …

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SLC’s new stadium project suspended after backlash

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Sri Lanka Cricket’s new stadium project in Colombo, which was proposed only several days ago, has been suspended, following the Sri Lanka government’s rowing back of its commitment to its construction.Although on Sunday, government minister Bandula Gunawardana appeared with Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Shammi Silva to announce the construction of …

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Is Sourav Ganguly eyeing ICC chairman position?

9:39 PM ISTNagraj GollapudiCloseNews editor, ESPNcricinfoNagraj Gollapudi is news editor at ESPNcricinfoFirdose MoondaIs Sourav Ganguly a dark horse to replace his countryman Shashank Manohar, the outgoing ICC chairman?Ever since it emerged that Manohar would not stand for another term after his tenure ends with the ICC annual conference in July, …

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England Women could follow men into training within weeks

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England’s women’s squad could return to training within weeks in hopes of playing their international series against India and South Africa behind closed doors this season.Clare Connor, the ECB’s managing director of women’s cricket, said a planned return of elite women’s players was “hopefully just a few weeks away” following …

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CSA braced for just ‘half a season’ in 2020-21

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Cricket South Africa is preparing for four different scenarios ahead of the 2020-21 summer with the most likely being a reduced domestic season, with matches expected to be played behind closed doors. The Mzansi Super League (MSL) remains a priority but CSA is reluctant to play the tournament behind closed …

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