Time cricket embraced the Olympics

Cricket is recognised as a sport by the International Olympic Committee. So what is keeping the ICC and its member bodies from applying for the Summer Olympics?


'Grown up loving cricket more than track and field'

Yohan Blake, the Olympic-medal winning Jamaican sprinter, analyses India's bowling attack, and talks about miming cricket strokes during sprinting training


Yohan Blake's cricket dreams

Fresh off his silver-winning sprint at the Olympics on Sunday night Yohan Blake declared his next targets

West Indies cricket

Gold medal stops play?

So you've heard of dogs stopping play and interruptions caused by streakers and missing bails

Morne's Chihuahua

A boy and his dog are reunited; and five-ring frenzy takes over the UK


Cricket a misfit in Olympics

Mihir Bose, in Outlook , writes why cricket is not likely to be a regular Olympic sport, pointing out the lack of incentive in administrators to allow cricket at the Olympics.


'I’m gutted cricket is not in the Olympics'

Charlotte Edwards, the England women’s captain, tells the London Evening Standard that she rues the fact that cricket isn't an Olympic sport, as it would give women’s cricket the boost it needs to thrive.