Sunday, February 22, 2015
The residual effect of a strong cyclone was making its presence felt at the World Cup on Saturday, with heavy rain delaying the start of Australia's Pool A match against Bangladesh in Brisbane.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
A bit of weather role reversal was creating opposite vibes for the co-hosts of the Cricket World Cup on Friday.
Friday, February 20, 2015
A Brazilian samba school shrugged off a controversy over alleged funding by an African strongman president and went on to claim its 13th win at the Rio Carnival championship on Wednesday.
Cricket part-timers the United Arab Emirates made a bold return to the World Cup after almost 20 years Thursday, fully stretching Zimbabwe before losing by four wickets in a tight-finishing Pool B match.
China's Gong Jinjie finally ended years of near misses by partnering Zhong Tianshi to World Track Cycling Championship gold in the women's team sprint on Wednesday.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
A New Zealand robot may have tipped 1,000/1 outsiders Afghanistan to win the World Cup, but a couple of hard-headed economists have, unsurprisingly, come to a rather different conclusion.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
New Zealand unconvincingly beat second-tier Scotland by three wickets in a low-scoring Pool A match at the World Cup on Tuesday.
Scotland captain Preston Mommsen said Tuesday his side's stirring display against New Zealand underscored the value of having so-called “second-tier” nations at the World Cup.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
France's Jean-Baptiste Grange produced a blistering second slalom run Sunday to upset pre-race favorite Marcel Hirscher and claim his second career World Alpine Ski Championships title.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Virat Kohli smashed a century to steer India to 300 for seven against Pakistan in Sunday's World Cup blockbuster while South Africa staged a record-breaking recovery against Zimbabwe to claim a 62-run victory.