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Plane fault forces England squad to stay in Italy

Roy Hodgson and his players will be sticking around. Credit: PA

The England football team will need to stay in Italy for an extra night after their plane suffered a technical issue.

It is now hoped that the team will be able to return to England on Wednesday morning, which could annoy a few club managers.


Cricket boss wants to create four-day Test matches

New ECB chairman Colin Graves says he will looking at shortening Test matches to four days.

The radical proposal would would be a money saver for all involved, Graves claims.

Test cricket could be shortened. Credit: PA

"Personally, I think we should look at four-day Test cricket and play 105 overs a day starting at 10.30am in the morning, and finish when you finish as all the grounds now have lights.

"Every Test match would start on a Thursday, with Thursday and Friday being corporate days and then Saturday and Sunday the family days.

"From a cost point of view you'd lose that fifth day, which would save a hell of a lot of money from the ground's point of view and the broadcasters....I would look at that."


Hawk-Eye to operate at 2015 Women's World Cup

The women's World Cup takes place in Canada this year. Credit: PA

British-based company Hawk-Eye will provide goal-line technology system for the women's World Cup in Canada this June.

FIFA has announced the decision, the first time that goal-line technology has featured at the women's tournament.

Hawk-Eye provides the camera-based system which has been used successfully in the English Premier League this season.

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