Australia on Monday appointed ex-England bowling coach Troy Cooley for their upcoming Ashes series as they bid to win the urn on away soil for the first time in 18 years.
Ball-tamperers Steve Smith and David Warner were on Monday selected for Australia’s World Cup squad, but there was no room for Josh Hazlewood or Peter Handscomb.
India on Monday named a tried and tested squad for the World Cup led by Virat Kohli with selectors going for experience in all the slots for the marquee 50-over event.
Pakistan selectors on Thursday left out pace spearhead Mohammad Amir from the preliminary 15-man squad for next month's World Cup to be held in England.
Jofra Archer did his best to take the heat out of a potentially awkward situation with his new England team-mates after a quicker than expected call-up put him on course for a place in the hosts’ World Cup squad.
Yoshiro Mori announced his surprise resignation as honorary chairman of the Japan Rugby Football Union, officials said on Thursday, just months before the country hosts the World Cup.
Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri ruled out any clear favourites, nevertheless he rated his team as a top contender along with the hosts for the upcoming 50-over World Cup to be held in England.
Spin sensation Rashid Khan and all-rounder Mohammad Nabi will spearhead Afghanistan's assault on the World Cup after a 15-man squad was announced on Monday.
When defender Hwang Bo-ram takes to the field in France next month, she will become the first mother to play for South Korea at the Women’s World Cup, challenging traditional notions of motherhood in her homeland.