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Botham, Boycott, Trueman and Rhodes inducted into Cricket Hall of Fame

Four England greats were inducted today into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame* at the tea interval of the second day of the fourth Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Headingley.

Ian Botham and Geoffrey Boycott, along with representatives of Fred Trueman and Wilfred Rhodes, were


Sydney Barnes inducted into Cricket Hall of Fame

Legendary England bowler Sydney Barnes has been inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. On day one of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston, Barnes's granddaughter Penelope Bailey received his commemorative cap from ICC Director and Chairman of Cricket Australia Jack Clarke for his induction into th

Burnley mourns death of Tommy Cummings

Burnley Football Club is mourning the death of former captain and club stalwart Tommy Cummings, who passed away peacefully on Sunday, aged 80.

Tommy, who made 479 appearances for the Clarets - and stands fifth in the all-time list of Football League appearances (434 appearances) - was a valued m


Football referee Steve Bennett joins Cricket Board

The England and Wales Cricket Board Association of Cricket Officials (ECB ACO) announced on Friday that Steve Bennett, FA Premier League and former FIFA referee, has accepted the role as Independent Director and will sit on the new ACO Board.

Steve has been a Premier League referee since 1999. H


Colin Cowdrey inducted into Cricket Hall of Fame

Colin Cowdrey was formally inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame at Lord's on Wednesday evening. Cowdrey's son, Chris, the former England, Glamorgan and Kent player, received the cap on behalf of his father at the 2009 Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's last night.

Colin Cowdrey's 21-year Test caree


Bradman's hometown to house International Cricket Hall of Fame

Sir Donald Bradman's hometown of Bowral will house The International Cricket Hall of Fame, cementing its appeal as a pilgrimage site for the sport.

Announcing the project Thursday, The Bradman Foundation said it would open in 2010 as an extension of the Bradman Museum, at Bradma


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