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Cricket World Cup: International cricket tournament
The Cricket World Cup is the international championship of One Day International (ODI) cricket. The event is organised by the sport's governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), every four years, with preliminary qualification rounds leading up to a finals tournament. The tournament is one of the world's most viewed sporting events and is considered the "flagship event of the international cricket calendar" by the ICC.

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MS Dhoni retires: Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, others congratulate Mahi [Video]

MS Dhoni retires: Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, others congratulate Mahi

As Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced retirement from international cricket, tributes poured in from the world of cricket. Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar lauded Dhoni over his contribution to Indian..

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Manchester City sign USA international and 2019 World Cup winner Sam Mewis.
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Wimbledon, Silverstone & Cricket World Cup: 'Afterwards, all you wanted to do was play, watch and talk sport'

BBC Sport chief sports writer Tom Fordyce relives 14 July 2019, when the Wimbledon's men's final ran alongside the men's Cricket World Cup final at Lord's.
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'Snake' Ford used me as 'pawn' during 2015 World Cup - Burgess

Sam Burgess calls Mike Ford "a snake" and accuses him of treating Burgess as a "pawn" during England's 2015 World Cup campaign.
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England's 2023 World Cup squad could be 60% different, says Jones

England head coach Eddie Jones says his squad for the next Rugby World Cup may be '60% different' from the one that reached the 2019 final.
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Australia meet India in World Cup final, bookended by Katy Perry concert on IWD

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Ben Stokes: England all-rounder would 'swap' World Cup-winning year for father's health

Ben Stokes says he would trade everything he achieved in his World Cup-winning year to see his dad "happy and healthy".
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Greatest sporting moments: England win the World Cup

Stephan Shemilt looks back on the incredible day when England's men won the Cricket World Cup for the first time.
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Henry Slade: Exeter Chiefs' England centre to put World Cup final loss behind him

Less than two weeks after World Cup final defeat, England's Henry Slade tells BBC Sport how he is already putting the loss behind him.
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South Africa: Inside the township where Siya Kolisi grew up

As South Africa celebrates its World Cup victory, the BBC visited Zwide, home of their first black captain.
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Boris Johnson news – live: PM faces threat of Brexit Party battle in every seat as top rugby pundit tells him to 'please f*** off' over World Cup message

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Rugby World Cup final: England cannot be complacent after New Zealand victory - Johnson

World Cup-winning captain Martin Johnson says England must not be trapped into thinking a repeat of their semi-final performance will be enough against South Africa.
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England fined for crossing halfway line during haka before World Cup semi-final

England are fined a four-figure sum for crossing the halfway line as they lined up in a V formation to face the haka before their Rugby World Cup semi-final match against New Zealand.
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England's World Cup semi-final win over New Zealand 'the finest of their lives'

It was impossible to find an area in which England were not superior to the All Blacks, writes Tom Fordyce.
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Mental strength will decide World Cup semi-final - Jones

England coach Eddie Jones says the mentally stronger team will win their Rugby World Cup semi-final against New Zealand on Saturday.
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Wales v South Africa: Jonathan Davies is fit, Leigh Halfpenny replaces Liam Williams

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny replaces Liam Williams for Sunday's World Cup semi-final against South Africa while centre Jonathan Davies has been selected.
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Wales full-back Williams ruled out of World Cup semi-final

Wales full-back Liam Williams is ruled out of Sunday's World Cup semi-final against South Africa with an ankle injury.
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South Africa make one change for Wales semi-final with Kolbe out

South Africa wing Cheslin Kolbe has been ruled out of Sunday's World Cup semi-final against Wales.
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New Zealand bring in Scott Barrett for England World Cup semi-final

New Zealand spring a surprise by dropping flanker Sam Cane and picking Scott Barrett for Saturday's World Cup semi-final against England.
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'No advantage in spying' says defence coach as England v New Zealand expectation builds

Speaking before the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand, England defence coach John Mitchell says he "doesn't see any advantage" in opponents spying.
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Rugby World Cup - England v New Zealand: John Mitchell says 'no advantage' in spying

Speaking before the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand, England defence coach John Mitchell says he "doesn't see any advantage" in opponents spying.
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All Blacks prepare for kicking shootout if England semi-final ends level

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is leaving nothing to chance in the World Cup semi-final against England, even the unlikely event of a kicking contest to decide the game.
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South Africa 26-3 Japan: Springboks through to Rugby World Cup semi-finals

South Africa end Japan's dream World Cup run to reach the semi-finals with a bruising win against the hosts.
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England forward Billy Vunipola 'very likely' to face Australia in World Cup quarter-final

England number eight Billy Vunipola is making good progress as he targets a return from injury in the World Cup quarter-final against Australia.
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Cricket World Cup final drama never to be repeated after ICC super over change

England's extraordinary win over New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup final will never be repeated after the boundary countback rule is abolished in ICC events.
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'We've got no issue with it' - England coach Jones on cancellation

Head coach Eddie Jones says England are upset by the cancellation of their World Cup match against France but back World Rugby's decision.
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Rugby World Cup: England v France call-off disappointing but correct - Eddie Jones

Head coach Eddie Jones says England are upset by the cancellation of their World Cup match against France but back World Rugby's decision.
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'Red cards will change rugby forever - and for better'

The crackdown on high tackles might ruin a few games at this World Cup but it's a price worth paying, says former winner Matt Dawson.
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Ireland rest Sexton as Carty starts at 10 against Japan

Team news, stats and what they said as Ireland aim to build on their opening World Cup win over Scotland when they face hosts Japan.
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Fiji on the brink of World Cup exit after stunning Uruguay win

Uruguay leave Fiji on the brink of exiting the Rugby World Cup at the pool stage as they pull off a stunning win in Kamaishi.
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Injured Scotland flanker Watson ruled out of World Cup

Injured Scotland flanker Hamish Watson will play no further part in the Rugby World Cup and is replaced by Magnus Bradbury.
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Jack Nowell: England winger 'touch and go' for 2019 World Cup - Rob Baxter

England winger Jack Nowell's chances of making the World Cup hang in the balance, believes Exeter boss Rob Baxter.
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Scotland avenge Nice rout to beat France at Murrayfield

Scotland avenge last week's rout in Nice with a battling World Cup warm-up victory over France at Murrayfield.
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Katie Ormerod wins big air silver on World Cup return in New Zealand

British snowboarder Katie Ormerod finishes second in the big air event on her first World Cup appearance in almost two years.
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Missed flights, 'aggressive' sales and long delays: The reality of Britain's expensive visa extras

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Experimental Ireland cruise to victory over Italy in warm-up

An experimental Ireland side score five tries to see off Italy in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match in Dublin.
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Waist-height tackling to be trialled in time for 2023 World Cup

Limiting tackles to waist height and introducing a basketball-style team foul rule are among laws being trialled by World Rugby.
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Cricket chiefs to meet MPs over TV rights, England's World Cup win and the Hundred

Cricket chiefs are to be questioned by MPs on how they can capitalise on England's World Cup triumph.
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England are embarrassingly bowled out for 85 by a brilliant Ireland on their return to Test cricket 10 days after winning the World Cup.
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New Zealand shock Australia in thrilling World Cup final - highlights & report

New Zealand stun holders and 11-time champions Australia to win by a single goal in the 2019 Netball World Cup final in Liverpool.
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Netball World Cup 2019: Zimbabwe netballers gatecrash BBC TV coverage

Zimbabwe netballers celebrate their top-eight finish at the World Cup by dancing their way onto BBC Two's TV coverage while Hazel Irvine is still presenting.
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England cricketer Ben Stokes is nominated for the New Zealander of the Year award after World Cup win.
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England's Jo Harten inspires the Roses to victory over South Africa to set up a World Cup semi-final against New Zealand.
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'Oh my goodness!' Australia narrowly beat NZ in World Cup thriller

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Cricket World Cup winner Adil Rashid in triumphant Bradford return

Adil Rashid was greeted by hundreds of people outside his uncle's shop in Bradford.
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Ben Stokes: England all-rounder 'never wants to be involved in super over again'

England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he "never wants to be involved in a super over again" after the nail-biting World Cup final win over New Zealand.
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Cricket chiefs should consider allowing teams to share the World Cup if a final is tied again, says New Zealand coach Gary Stead.
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England's World Cup-winning cricket team meet British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street.
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