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Round-Up: Chinese basketball CEO steps down, T20 World Cup decision, BWF’s gender commitment, and more

A giant ICC T20 World Cup 2020 shirt is seen that achieved a world record for the most signatures on it during ICC T20 World Cup 2020 morning tea to celebrate one-year-to-go to the women’s final at Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 08, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

The Chinese Basketball Association’s first chief executive officer Wang Dawei has left his post after just 14 months in the job citing “personal reasons”. The CBA confirmed the news on its official website on Sunday. Wang was installed as the league’s CEO in May last year after receiving support of Chinese basketball legend Yao Ming, the chairman of the CBA – SCMP

The fate of this year's T20 World Cup will be discussed when the ICC board meets virtually on Monday (July 20). The competition is scheduled to be held from October 18 to November 15 in Australia but the country is in the grip of a second surge of Covid-19 with an outbreak of cases in the state of Victoria. The BCCI is hoping for a postponement to ensure that the IPL can go ahead – New India Express

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