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SportRussia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register

00:00  20 july  2019
00:00  20 july  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Russia 's sports ministry refuses to include cricket on its register of officially recognised The order was issued on 15 July - the day after England 's dramatic Cricket World Cup final win over New Zealand. Among the sports officially recognised in Russia are petanque , draughts and mini - golf .

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Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register © Reuters Cricket - Women's Ashes - First One Day International - England v Australia - Fischer County Ground, Leicester, Britain - July 2, 2019 England's Laura Marsh reacts Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

Russia has refused to recognise cricket as an official sport in a decision announced just a day after England's victory at the Cricket World Cup.

The sport will not get any support from Russia's sports ministry- yet minor sports including model plane flying, draughts and petanque were included on the list.

One official noted there was not enough regional cricket branches in the country for recognition, the Tass News Agency reported.

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Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Ben Stokes is pictured batting at the World Cup match on Sunday. England supporters were jubilant when their win was announced after a fraught match in the final against New Zealand. The sport will not get any support from Russia's sports ministry

Another cricket official said the sport was knocked off the list because of 'technical issues' with the paperwork after filing an application form.

Russian news site RT wrote that the decision 'had come as a surprise' and noted 'that could change' after a Moscow Cricket Federation member vowed to submit an application for the following year.

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Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Sports that have been recognised for support from the Russian sports ministry even includes mini-golf. A stock image is pictured above

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Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register
Russia refuses to recognise cricket as a sport just days after England win the World Cup... but does include draughts, petanque and MINI-GOLF on official register

Sports that have been recognised for support from the Russian sports ministry include Pétanque- a boules based game- and draughts.

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