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At the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee hearing this week, Azeem Rafiq apologised and said he is ashamed for using anti-Semitic language in Facebook messages from 2011.

The former spin-bowler spoke of his experiences of racism at Yorkshire and appeared at a Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee this week. The 30-year-old said he had no excuses for the messages.

The official training venues for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have been announced and the list unveiled by the organisers of the major multi-sport event includes Wyndley Leisure Centre in Sutton Coldfield, Moseley Cricket Club in Solihull and Broadstreet Rugby Football Club in Coventry.

Training venues play a pivotal role in any athlete’s preparation in the build up to a major event, and Birmingham 2022 has ensured that world-class venues, which will replicate each sport’s competition venue, have been selected.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that the 2027 men's Cricket World Cup will be hosted in Africa.

South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia will co-host the 50-over tournament, which is held every four years. It will be the first time since 2003 that the event will be held on the continent, after venues in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya were used 18 years ago.

The head of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has cast doubt on an email released by Chinese state media attributed to tennis player Peng Shuai.

Steve Simon, chairman of the WTA, said in a statement he had a hard time believing the email was written by Ms Peng or on her behalf. One of China's biggest sporting stars, she has not been heard from since she made sexual assault allegations against a top Chinese official.