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Women in sport: stories from grassroots cricket article icon

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Women in sport: stories from grassroots cricket

The tide is turning for professional female cricket players, but can the same be said for those playing at the grassroots level?

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Why is ball tampering such a big deal for cricket? article icon

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Why is ball tampering such a big deal for cricket?

Someone scuffs up a cricket ball a little - is that really so important? Well, yes - if you believe cricketers should stick to the rules.

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OpenLearn Live: 11th April 2016 article icon

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OpenLearn Live: 11th April 2016

The cricket ground razed by the Suffragettes. Then more free learning across the day.

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OpenLearn Live: 14th March 2016 article icon

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OpenLearn Live: 14th March 2016

Tributes to Doreen Massey, emeritus professor of Geography at the OU, and the Crimean veterans who played cricket. Free learning from across the day.

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Why don't statistics reveal when sports matches have been fixed? article icon

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Why don't statistics reveal when sports matches have been fixed?

Sport is awash in data - so you'd assume it'd be easy to tell if a game has been rigged on the whim of a shady gambling syndicate. It's not that easy, though - and as David Lucy explains, it's the same problem that stops us being able to spot rogue doctors and nurses...

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OpenLearn Live: 28th September 2015 article icon

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OpenLearn Live: 28th September 2015

The doctor who excelled at the crease and the bedside & the lunar eclipse. Then more free learning through the day.

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Phillip Hughes death: world of cricket comes to terms with tragic loss article icon

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Phillip Hughes death: world of cricket comes to terms with tragic loss

The death of Phillip Hughes will have a huge psychological effect on his teammates, writes Caroline Heaney.

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Games without frontiers: Sporting events which cross national borders article icon

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Games without frontiers: Sporting events which cross national borders

The Giro D'Italia isn't the first sporting event to move beyond the country where you might expect to find it. In fact, there's a long tradition of fixtures, teams and even entire leagues taking up residence in a different territory...

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No longer about charity: Women's cricket enters the professional era article icon

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No longer about charity: Women's cricket enters the professional era

As England retains the ashes, and women players finally get professional status, Kath Woodward welcomes a leap forward.

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OU on the BBC: Empire - Playing The Game article icon

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OU on the BBC: Empire - Playing The Game

How the Empire was shaped by sportsmen - and how sport became at the heart of so many national identites.

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Winners and losers: Against the odds? article icon

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Winners and losers: Against the odds?

Women's cricket goes professional but public attitudes to women's sport are still riddled with discrimination.

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Is 'sledging' sport? article icon

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Is 'sledging' sport?

'Sledging', involving the tactical use of racist remarks to distract the opposition has sometimes been seen as 'part of the game', but is it "cricket"?

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