Bob Woolmer

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Cricket Coach Poisoned and Strangled

New BBC investigation claims Bob Woolmer incapacitated

(Newser) - The murder mystery that cast a shadow over international cricket is deepening. A BBC investigation claims Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer, found strangled to death last month, was also poisoned. "It now seems certain that he had already been rendered helpless—leaving him unable to fight back," BBC's... More »

Aussies Dismantle South Africa

Australian Juggernaut to Face Sri Lanka in Cricket Final

(Newser) - Australia's wily bowlers looked unbeatable in an all-around thumping of fellow Antipodeans South Africa. The Aussies will oppose Sri Lanka in the final of a cricket World Cup marked by controversy and intrigue, including the as-yet-unexplained death of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer following an eliminating loss to Ireland on St.... More »

Cricket Coach Murdered

Woolmer now said to be strangled, after team's surprising loss

(Newser) - The death of Bob Woolmer, the English-born Pakistani cricket coach, was ruled a murder yesterday, roiling the sedate world of international cricket  with a crime investigators call “extraordinary and evil.” When Woolmer was found dead in his hotel room in Kingston, Jamaica last Sunday, it was thought he... More »

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