Posts Tagged IOC

Pakistan players pitch for inclusion of T20 cricket in Olympics

July 29, 2012 | Cricket | | 1 Comment

Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik on Friday said that he will rooting for his wife and Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who will be starting her Olympic campaign on Saturday with women’s doubles partner Rushmi Chakravarthi.

“I don’t know whether cricket will ever be part of the Olympic Games.

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Cricket wants to be an Olympic sport

August 30, 2007 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

Cricket has applied to join the Olympic movement so that the sport can become part of the Summer Games, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday.

ICC chief executive Malcolm Speed said the governing body was “in the process” of securing membership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), adding that Twenty20 cricket would suit the Games.

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