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England cricketer's visa issues for India tour prompt British government to call for fair treatment

Jan. 24, 2024 11:03 AM EST

An England cricketer’s problems obtaining a visa for the team’s test series in India have prompted the British government to call for fair treatment for any of its citizens seeking to enter the Asian country. Shoaib Bashir, a 20-year-old British Muslim of Pakistani heritage, was...

Australia batter Khawaja reprimanded by ICC over black armband to support Palestinians in Gaza

Dec. 21, 2023 21:19 PM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia batter Usman Khawaja has been reprimanded by the International Cricket Council for wearing a black armband in support of Palestinians in Gaza during the first cricket test against Pakistan. ICC regulations prevent cricketers from displaying messages of...

Australia cricketer Khawaja wears a black armband after a ban on his 'all lives are equal' shoes

Dec. 14, 2023 00:45 AM EST

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia batter Usman Khawaja wasn’t allowed to wear shoes branded with his “all lives are equal” humanitarian message, so he wore a black arm band instead Thursday on Day 1 of the series-opening cricket test against Pakistan. The International...

New political leader confirms independent review of Brisbane's 2032 Olympic infrastructure plans

Dec. 13, 2023 03:52 AM EST

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — A costly demolition and rebuild of a cricket stadium to become the 2032 Olympic centerpiece is among the infrastructure plans set to undergo independent review under a new political leader. Annastacia Palaszczuk, the Queensland state premier who headed...

Third Mississippi man is buried in a pauper's grave without family's knowledge

Dec. 11, 2023 15:33 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A third man in Mississippi has been discovered buried in a pauper's cemetery without his relatives' knowledge — and despite authorities knowing the identities of the deceased. It is the latest case in which families learned of their deceased love one's...