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ECB: 'The Hundred will not be blighted by coronavirus issues'
The competition starts next week.
Jul 15, 16:29
Oliver Dowden pictured in March 2020
Edgbaston Test to welcome around 18,000 fans each day
The stadium will be 70 per cent full for England's second Test against the Black Caps in mid-June after being selected for a Government pilot event.
May 26, 10:14
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ECB chief Tom Harrison: 'We are not out of the woods yet'
Prior to the onset of the global health crisis the ECB had expected the past year to be characterised by rising revenues.
May 11, 17:50
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England to play day-night Test in Ahmedabad on India tour next year
Next year's tour of India will consist of four Tests, five T20s and three ODIs.
Dec 10, 11:39
Ebony Rainford-Brent in action for England against Australia in 2009
Ebony Rainford-Brent frustrated over lack of diversity in youth cricket
The Afro-Caribbean Engagement (ACE) programme was launched by Surrey earlier this year.
Oct 30, 09:53
England players celebrate beating Australia in an ODI on September 13, 2020
ECB suggest bio-secure bubble will be impossible to recreate again
ECB feels bio-secure bubble impossible to recreate next year due to finance
Oct 5, 17:45
Chris Woakes in action for England on May 19, 2019
England and Wales Cricket Board to make "unthinkable" round of redundancies
The game's governing body believes the health crisis has already cost the wider game £100million.
Sep 15, 15:55
England bowler Jofra Archer pictured in November 2019
Jofra Archer: 'England's support for Black Lives Matter movement has not diminished'
Players have not taken the knee against Australia.
Sep 14, 15:23
Justin Langer pictured on August 14, 2019
Australia to begin England tour from end of August
The Australians will leave from Perth in late August for a series of T20 and 50-over games.
Aug 14, 08:50
Vikram Solanki pictured for Surrey in 2013
Tom Harrison challenges ECB to take lead on improving inclusivity in cricket
Last month, Vikram Solanki took the reins at Surrey to become the only head coach among the 18 first-class counties from a diverse background.
Jul 7, 23:01
England's Ben Stokes in action during the Cricket World Cup match against South Africa on May 30, 2019
England confirm dates for summer games with Ireland, Pakistan
The games will be played in Southampton and Manchester.
Jul 6, 16:15
Manchester City defender Eric Garcia receives treatment against Arsenal on June 17, 2020
Coronavirus roundup: All the latest news from the world of sport on June 22
Sports Mole rounds up the latest Coronavirus news from across the sports world.
Jun 22, 23:39
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ECB announces profit ahead of financially challenging summer
World Cup and Ashes play a part as record annual turnover is revealed.
Jun 2, 17:35
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Tom Harrison warns coronavirus could cost ECB up to £380m
However, the chief executive is hopeful a 'significant' number of England Tests could still be played later this summer.
May 5, 14:29
Rick Parry pictured in October 2019
Coronavirus latest: Sports bosses warn of financial implications of pandemic
Rick Parry, Tom Harrison, Bill Sweeney, Dame Katherine Grainger and Tim Hollingsworth all gave evidence to the DCMS committee.
May 5, 14:28
Rick Parry pictured in October 2019
Coronavirus latest: EFL chairman expects "financial hole" of £200m
Rick Parry, Dame Katherine Grainger, Bill Sweeney, Tim Hollingsworth and Tom Harrison all give evidence on Tuesday morning.
May 5, 14:27
Rick Parry pictured in October 2019
Coronavirus latest: Sports leaders to discuss impact of pandemic next week
The DCMS committee will hold an evidence session on Tuesday.
May 1, 10:44
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ECB: 'No return until significant testing regime is in place'
Chief executive Tom Harrison believes cricket will not return until there is a "significant testing regime in place".
Apr 24, 18:10
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ECB chief claims The Hundred is "even more important" after coronavirus
The ECB board has agreed to delay all professional cricket in the country until July 1 at the earliest.
Apr 24, 18:08
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ICC to meet on Thursday to discuss future of international cricket
Among the issues up for discussion will be this year's Twenty20 World Cup in Australia.
Apr 20, 16:30
General view of Lord's cricket ground from August 2019
Coronavirus latest: ECB chief executive Tom Harrison takes 25% pay cut
Domestic cricket has been placed on lockdown until at least May 28 and the England and Wales Cricket Board announced measures to help lower costs.
Apr 1, 22:05
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ECB insist their seven-week delay to season is "flexible and adaptable"
Starting the season behind closed doors remains an option.
Mar 20, 22:34
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ECB chief exec: 'The Hundred not a threat to county cricket'
The ECB's new city-based tournament has received plenty of criticism.
Oct 23, 17:09
England celebrate winning the Cricket World Cup on July 14, 2019
ECB chief eager to capitalise on England World Cup win
ECB chief executive Tom Harrison feels England's astonishing triumph has provided a platform on which cricket can develop.
Jul 16, 12:57
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ECB announces further details about 'The Hundred' as 2020 launch nears
There will be powerplays and timeouts but no traditional overs in cricket's new format.
Feb 21, 17:02
Alastair Cook in action for England on August 2, 2018
Former England captain Alastair Cook awarded knighthood after stellar career
Cook played 161 Test matches for England, captaining the side in 59 of them.
Dec 28, 22:50
Trevor Bayliss pictured in May 2016
England players deny match-fixing claims
The ECB releases a statement giving its full backing to its players and vehemently denying any involvement in a match-fixing scandal from December 2016.
May 27, 15:56
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England and Wales Cricket Board announces new 100-ball tournament
The England and Wales Cricket Board announces a new summer tournament designed to attract broadcasters and younger fans to the sport.
Apr 19, 13:59
Ben Stokes in action for England in September 2016
Ben Stokes 'cleared to play in Indian Premier League'
Ben Stokes will reportedly be given the all-clear to play in the Indian Premier League, despite remaining unavailable for England selection.
Dec 25, 11:29
Trevor Bayliss pictured in May 2016
ECB chief: 'No rash decisions following Ashes defeat'
The England and Wales Cricket Board intends to stick by Trevor Bayliss for the long-term, despite surrendering the Ashes urn at the earliest possible opportunity.
Dec 23, 22:54
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ECB confirms changes to coin toss for 2016 Championship
The England and Wales Cricket Board confirms that the traditional coin toss will be altered in both divisions of next season's County Championship.
Nov 26, 21:01
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Alastair Cook denies Kevin Pietersen ultimatum
England Test captain Alastair Cook denies reports that he issued the ECB with an ultimatum over the potential return of Kevin Pietersen to the team.
May 20, 14:45
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Kevin Pietersen angered by"deceitful" England and Wales Cricket Board
Kevin Pietersen believes that the ECB was "deceitful" before informing him that he would not be considered for selection.
May 13, 02:09
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Peter Moores leaves England role
The ECB announces that Peter Moores has left his role as head coach with England.
May 9, 15:15
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Andrew Strauss named director of England cricket
Former England captain Andrew Strauss is appointed as director of cricket by the ECB.
May 9, 14:37
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Report: Andrew Strauss to be appointed director of England cricket
Former captain Andrew Strauss is expected to be appointed as the new director of England cricket.
May 8, 20:12
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Report: Michael Vaughan frontrunner to be named England's new managing director
A report claims that Michael Vaughan has held early discussions with chief executive Tom Harrison over replacing Paul Downton as England's managing director.
Apr 8, 23:07
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Paul Downton removed as ECB managing director
Paul Downton is sacked as managing director of England cricket and will be replaced by a Director of England Cricket role which will demand "world-class" performances.
Apr 8, 17:58
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Tom Harrison named new England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive
The ECB announces that Tom Harrison will become its new chief executive from January.
Oct 7, 16:48

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ChinaChina1781136
JapanJapan174627
United StatesUnited States14161141
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AustraliaAustralia921122
Great BritainGreat Britain69924
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Friday's key events


ATHLETICS
· The athletics schedule begins, with 100m sprinter Dina Asher-Smith among the names in action on the opening day. The men's 10,000m final concludes the action, with Team GB's Sam Atkin and Marc Scott taking part in the absence of 2012 and 2016 champion Sir Mo Farah (1am-2.30pm)

ROWING
· Victoria Thornley is Team GB's representative in the women's single sculls final (1.33am)
· Great Britain will be going for gold in the men's eight final (2.25am)

SWIMMING
· Team GB duo Molly Renshaw and Abbie Wood take part in the women's 200m breaststroke final, but new Olympic record-holder Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa is the hot favourite (2.41am)
· Luke Greenbank has very realistic ambitions of picking up a medal in the men's 200m backstroke final (2.50am)
· There is also British representation in the women's 100m freestyle final, although any medal for Anna Hopkin would be a surprise (2.59am)
· With one gold and one silver already under his belt at these Games, Duncan Scott goes again in the men's 200m individual medley final (3.16am)

TRAMPOLINE
· Bryony Page will be looking to repeat her 2016 heroics in the women's event (5am-7.30pm)

CANOE SLALOM
· Bradley Forbes-Cryans will be looking to emulate Rio gold medallist Joe Clarke in the men's kayak event (6am-9am)

FOOTBALL
· The women's tournament enters the quarter-finals, with Great Britain facing Australia at the Ibaraki Kashima Stadium (10am)

> Today's schedule in full
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