T20 World Cup: Oman thrash Papua New Guinea in opener

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MUSCAT: Zeeshan Maqsood returned bowling figures of 4-20 to set up a 10-wicket win for hosts Oman in the Twenty20 World Cup opener against debutants Papua New Guinea yesterday. Maqsood sent back Norman Vanua, Sese Bau and Kiplin Doriga in the space of five deliveries and later took one more as Papua New Guinea collapsed from 102-3. Picture courtesy: AFP

Alphonso Davies leads Canada to World Cup qualifier win over Panama

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TORONTO –  On a big stage before a big crowd, Canada’s marquee man delivered. And how. Alphonso Davies scored a remarkable goal to open the floodgates midway through the second half Wednesday as Canada roared to a 4-1 victory over Panama in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying play. The goal epitomized the 20-year-old Bayern Munich star, showcasing his speed, acceleration and …

FIFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Hungarian, English, Albanian, Polish football federations 

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ZURICH (AP) – FIFA opened disciplinary proceedings yesterday against the Hungarian, English, Albanian and Polish football federations after condemning disorder involving Hungary and Albania fans in separate World Cup qualifiers. “Following an analysis of the match reports, FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings in relation to yesterday’s England v. Hungary and Albania v. Poland FIFA World Cup qualifier matches. FIFA has …

Auston Matthews to miss first 3 games due to surgery

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Toronto – Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews is expected to miss the first three games of the regular season as he continues to recover from wrist surgery. The 24-year-old centre, who had surgery on Aug. 13th, said his wrist isn’t yet where he’d like it to be to play. “We’re taking it day by day and lots can change, …

Canada plays Jamaica to scoreless draw in WC qualifier

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JAMAICA – Missing some key players and facing a physical Jamaica side under fire for a poor start to the final round of World Cup qualifying, Canada emerged with a valuable away point after a scoreless draw Sunday. The Canadians (1-0-4) remain unbeaten in the Octagonal round-robin. But they will think back on squandering a gilt-edged chance falling to Liam …

Proof of vaccination for all persons age 12 & older participating in indoor sports required

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Toronto – Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa issued a Letter of Instruction requiring all people age 12 and older who participate in indoor organized sports, including players, coaches, and officials, to provide proof of vaccination as an additional measure to reduce community COVID-19 transmission. This additional measure is necessary to decrease the transmission of COVID-19 for …

2021 ICC 2023 Women’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier Announced

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Ottawa – Cricket Canada has announced the Canadian National Squad to participate in the ICC 2022 Women’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier to be held in Mexico from October 18-25, 2021. The fourteen member squad is as follows: Kamna Mirchandani (Captain), Divya Saxena (Vice Captain), Hala Azmat, Mukhwinder Gill, Kate Gray, Mahrukh Imtiaz, Krima Kapadia, Miryam Khokhar, Jasmina Oldham , …

Hoilett, Wotherspoon to miss Canada’s CONCACAF in Mexico

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Ottawa – Canada will be without forward Junior Hoilett and midfielder David Wotherspoon for Thursday’s CONCACAF World Cup qualifying game in Mexico. The two British-based players – Hoilett is with England’s Reading while Wotherspoon plays for Scotland’s St. Johnstone – will instead join Canada in Jamaica for Sunday’s match against the Reggae Boyz. Canada Soccer says the two are skipping …

Babar Azam Leaves Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli Behind To Reach 7000 Runs In T20

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Lahore – Babar Azam has become the fastest batsman to score 7,000 runs in T20 format. He smashed West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle’s record to reach mark during Central Punjab’s National T20 Cup clash against Southern Punjab while playing his 187th inning. Gayle crossed it in his 192nd inning.  Indian captain Virat Kohli has now been pushed to the third …