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The Int'l Cricket Council Hall of Fame inducted DEBBIE HOCKLEY and BOB SIMPSON Thursday in Sydney. The duo received a commemorative cap from ICC President ALAN ISAAC in an event that was also attended by Cricket Australia Chair and ICC Dir WALLY EDWARDS, England and Wales Cricket Board Chair and ICC Dir GILES CLARKE and a number of living ICC Hall of Famers (ICC). ... Ivory Coast footballer YAYA TOURE "remained on course to be named African Footballer of the Year for a record-equaling third successive time" after being named on Wednesday as one of the three finalists for the award to be handed out later this month. The Confederation of African Football "cut the list of candidates for the 2013 award down from 10," with Toure up against his Ivory Coast teammate DIDIER DROGBA and Chelsea's Nigerian midfielder JOHN OBI MIKEL (REUTERS, 1/1).