Cricket

February 09, 2018 - 10:26 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say two remote-controlled explosions went off during local cricket matches in two different districts of eastern Nangarhar province, killing three players and wounding another six people, including spectators. Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial...
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FILE- In this July 14, 2017 file photo, domestically produced petroleum coke is loaded onto a truck to be transported to factories, at a railway station in Rampur, about 210 kilometers (130 miles) from New Delhi, India.India's government says it plans to phase out imports of a dirty fuel known as petroleum coke, or "petcoke," after an Associated Press investigation found U.S. oil refineries are exporting vast quantities of the product to India. But when it comes to domestic use, the Indian government seems to be going in a different direction. The government this week argued in court that restrictions on petcoke around polluted New Delhi should be eased for certain low-impact industries. The move has infuriated environmentalists. (AP Photo/Vaishnavee Sharma, File)
December 06, 2017 - 9:09 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government says it plans to phase out imports of a dirty fuel known as petroleum coke, or "petcoke," after an Associated Press investigation found U.S. oil refineries are exporting vast quantities of the product to India. But when it comes to domestic use, the Indian...
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September 13, 2017 - 9:20 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck outside a cricket stadium during a match in Afghanistan's capital Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding seven others, officials said. Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid said hundreds of people were inside watching a match when the...
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Police secure the area outside The Oval cricket ground in London, after play was suspended in the County Championship clash between Surrey and Middlesex after an arrow was fired onto the pitch, Thursday Aug. 31, 2017. An arrow was fired onto the field of play at The Oval cricket stadium, and London’s Metropolitan Police said there are no reported injuries and that no arrests had been made. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
August 31, 2017 - 3:55 pm
LONDON (AP) — An arrow was fired into The Oval cricket stadium on Thursday, landing on the field of play and forcing an English league game to be abandoned. More than a thousand spectators were told to take cover before the venue was evacuated by police, who so far are not treating the incident as...
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A visitor tries to hit the baseball in Hyde Park in London, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Major League Baseball transformed London's Hyde Park into a baseball field to host a huge 4th of July party. The MLB Battlegrounds presents British Summer Time in Hyde Park festival site to introduce a quick-fire, big-hitting format of the sport. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
July 04, 2017 - 11:55 pm
LONDON (AP) — A vivid piece of American sports culture was displayed in London's Hyde Park as baseball came to town on July 4, the U.S. Independence Day. The exhibition Tuesday featured several former major leaguers playing a Home Run Derby in one of London's best-known open spaces. It's part of...
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A person, centre, is led away at an address in Barking, east London, during a police operation Sunday June 4, 2017, following Saturday night's terrorist incident at London Bridge. Several people were killed in the terror attack at the heart of London and dozens injured. Prime Minister Theresa May convened an emergency security cabinet session Sunday to deal with the crisis. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
June 04, 2017 - 10:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 12:18 a.m. Australia's foreign minister says three Australians have been injured in the knife attacks at London Bridge and in London's Borough Market. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Candice Hedge is recovering...
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Police officers on duty stand next to floral tributes on Southwark Street in London, Sunday, June 4, 2017, near the scene of Saturday's attack. A series of attacks described as terrorism killed several people and injured dozens on Saturday. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
June 04, 2017 - 7:03 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The SITE Intelligence Group says Islamic State's news agency is claiming fighters for the extremist group carried out the van and knife attack in London that left seven people dead. SITE said in a...
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A person, centre, is led away at an address in Barking, east London, during a police operation Sunday June 4, 2017, following Saturday night's terrorist incident at London Bridge. Several people were killed in the terror attack at the heart of London and dozens injured. Prime Minister Theresa May convened an emergency security cabinet session Sunday to deal with the crisis. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
June 04, 2017 - 5:40 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 10:30 p.m. A Canadian woman who was among the seven people killed in the London van and knife attacks has been identified by her family as Christine Archibald. The Archibald family said in a statement released by...
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A person, centre, is led away at an address in Barking, east London, during a police operation Sunday June 4, 2017, following Saturday night's terrorist incident at London Bridge. Several people were killed in the terror attack at the heart of London and dozens injured. Prime Minister Theresa May convened an emergency security cabinet session Sunday to deal with the crisis. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
June 04, 2017 - 12:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Cricket rivals India and Pakistan have held a minute's silence for the victims of the London Bridge attacks amid enhanced security at the Edgbaston ground in Birmingham, England. The West Midlands venue...
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March 25, 2017 - 11:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday. In confirming the death of Qari...
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