The 2022 World Cup will have four games every day in a 12-day group stage and matches later in the tournament that go into overtime will extend past midnight in Qatar.
District Judge Gary Klausner dismissed the players' equal-pay claim in their lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation in May, allowing claims of gender discrimination to go ahead.
The vote came as people in Hong Kong marked the 31st anniversary of China sending tanks and troops to crush students' protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Advocacy groups including Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty warn that cramped accommodation and inadequate sanitation endanger migrant workers across the Gulf, who may not have access to healthcare.
Men's Twenty20 World Cup is due to get underway in October at seven venues across Australia with the West Indies defending their title.
Wet weather washed out the first of the back-to-back semi-finals at the Sydney Cricket Ground, leaving frustrated England to head home because they had finished second in Group B while India had topped Group A.
India batted first and were restricted to 177 runs. Akbar Ali’s unbeaten 43 from 77 balls helped Bangladesh easily chase of a rain-revised target of 170 under the Duckworth-Lewis method.
France, who lost wing Vincent Rattez through injury, were always in control having beaten England 24-17 in a spectacular opener, but they will need to up their game again when they visit defending champions Wales in two weeks' time.
Rensenbrink was diagnosed with a muscle disease in 2012 and died as a result of the illness, according to Dutch national broadcaster NOS.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal urged organisers of the ATP Cup and Davis Cup Finals to consider a possible merger, saying it makes little sense to have two men’s team competitions on the tennis calendar.
China, which will host the tournament for the second time after 2004, had been one of four nations to initially bid to host the 24-team competition with South Korea, Indonesia, and Thailand also submitting bids before pulling out.
Liverpool stretched their Premier League lead to 13 points by outclassing second-placed Leicester in a 4-0 win on Boxing Day as Manchester United and Tottenham cut the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea.
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