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Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar shortlisted for FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015  Dec 1, 12:35 am
London, Nov. 30 (ANI): Real Madrid's star Cristiano Ronaldo will be competing against the Barcelona pair of Lionel Messi and Neymar for the Ballon d'Or - the award given to the world footballer of the year by the FIFA.
Kobe Bryant announces retirement with 'Basketball' poem  Nov 30, 4:36 pm
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): American basketball player Kobe Bryant has announced that he will retire after this season.
New Zealand await ICC clarification on Lyon's DRS escape  Nov 30, 1:18 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.30 (ANI): New Zealand cricket have contacted the International Cricket Council (ICC) and is waiting for an acceptable response over the TV umpire's decision that went against them during the historic day and night Test against Australia at Adelaide Oval.
Boult leads praise for `electric` day-night Test  Nov 28, 3:43 pm
Wellington, Nov.28 (ANI): The historic day-night Test with a pink ball has received positive response from players, with New Zealand swing specialist Trent Boult leading the bandwagon of praise for the format and described the atmosphere as 'electric'.
Rooney not in form to replace `striker` Martial  Nov 28, 11:55 am
London, Nov.28 (ANI): Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has refused to accept former footballer Roy Keane's criticism over Wayne Rooney, but admitted that his captain is not playing well enough to take striker's position of Anthony Martial.
South America to back Infantino as next FIFA president   Nov 28, 10:56 am
Johannesburg, Nov.28 (ANI): South American football federations will back UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino to succeed embattled Sepp Blatter as the next FIFA president.
'Enthused' Warne wants pink ball to be made permanent  Nov 28, 10:14 am
Melbourne, Nov.28 (ANI): Australian spin great Shane Warne has backed the idea of using pink ball and suggested that the red ball should be permanently replaced with the new ball, even though the experiment is only one day old.
Aussie bowlers steal the show in historic day-night Test  Nov 27, 7:51 pm
London, Nov.27 (ANI): Australian bowlers grabbed the limelight on the opening day of the inaugural day-night Test with the pink ball against New Zealand that witnessed a festive crowd of 47,000 seeing the match at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.
India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-I missile  Nov 27, 1:42 pm
Bhubaneswar, Nov. 27 (ANI): India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-I from Dr Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast.
Warne calls for four-day Tests to improve dwindling format  Nov 27, 12:39 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.27 (ANI): Australian spin great Shane Warne has come up with some remedies to improve the iconic longer-format of the game after South Africa's early exit in the first innings of the third Test against India raised many eyebrows in the cricketing community.
Blatter claims innocence, wants honorable FIFA exit  Nov 26, 1:18 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.26 (ANI): FIFA's embattled president Sepp Blatter has said that he deserves an honorable exit from the world's football governing body, insisting that he is `not a bad man`.
Dynamo to play behind closed doors post `racist behavior' against Chelsea  Nov 26, 11:08 am
Johannesburg, Nov.26 (ANI): European football federation UEFA has ordered Ukrainian football club Dynamo Kiev to play their next three matches behind closed doors, and has also handed them a fine of 100,000 Euros for their 'racist behavior' in the stands during their game against Chelsea.
Lyon backs Starc to wreak havoc on Kiwis with pink ball  Nov 25, 4:20 pm
Melbourne, Nov.25 (ANI): Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon has backed his fellow teammate Mitchell Starc to continue his rampaging form with the new pink ball in the historic day-night Test against New Zealand at the Adelaide Oval, which starts on Friday.
Beckenbauer admits Germany FA 'went to limits' during 2006 WC bid  Nov 25, 12:49 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.25 (ANI): Former German football great Franz Beckenbauer has admitted that the committee chaired by him during the bidding process for the 2006 World Cup 'went to the limits'.
Use of Pink ball should be `one-off experiment`,insists SA chief  Nov 25, 10:25 am
Johannesburg, Nov.25 (ANI): Idea of Pink ball in the first day and night Test should be used as a one-off experiment, as per Tony Irish, chief executive of the South African Cricketer's Association.
Mark Taylor pushes for four-day format to revolutionize Test cricket  Nov 23, 12:51 pm
Melbourne, Nov.23 (ANI): Former Australian Test captain Mark Taylor has reiterated his calls for a four-day Test cricket in order to revive the dwindling interest in the iconic longer-format of the game.
Pink Ball Test will be a `flop`, says Wassan  Nov 22, 4:39 pm
New Delhi, Nov.22 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Atul Wassan on Sunday said that the idea of experimenting with the pink ball and the day and night Test would be a flop from the perspective of attracting more spectators to the stadium to watch the game in real time.
Boult on track to play Pink Ball Test against Australia  Nov 22, 4:23 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.22 (ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult, who suffered a stress- injury, is on track to play the first historic day and night Test match with the pink ball against Australia in Adelaide.
Dutch soccer legend Cruyff confident of overcoming cancer  Nov 21, 2:53 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.21 (ANI): Netherlands football great Johan Cruyff has expressed that he is fully confident of emerging as the winner in his fight against lung cancer.
Meet Aditi Chauhan, first Indian woman to lift `Women in Football Award`  Nov 21, 11:46 am
New Delhi, Nov.21 (ANI): Aditi Chauhan continues to be an inspiration for aspiring women footballers as she became the first Indian to win the 'Women in Football Award' at the third Asian Football Awards in London.
McMillan says Kiwis excited about historic Pink ball Test  Nov 20, 4:32 pm
Sydney, Nov.20 (ANI): Former New Zealand batsman Craig McMillan has said that his side are extremely excited about playing the historic first day and night Test with the pink ball against Australia in Adelaide.
Jabong brings five-a-side football to India  Nov 18, 8:17 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 18, 2015: India's leading online fashion retailer Jabong is holding a grand five-a-side football tournament called 'Jabong Turf War'on November 21 and 22.
Magic Johnson supports 'HIV positive' Charlie Sheen  Nov 18, 11:37 am
Washington D.C., Nov. 18 (ANI): Basketball legend Magic Johnson has called out 'HIV positive' Charlie Sheen to join him in educating the world about the deadly virus.
Balotelli likely to be out for months with hernia problem   Nov 17, 8:14 pm
London, Nov. 17 (ANI): Controversial Italian footballer Mario Balotelli, who rejoined the AC Milan on a season-long loan from Liverpool, is likely to be out of the game for three months as he has to undergo a hernia operation.
Steady drizzling washes out fourth day of Bangalore Test  Nov 17, 3:19 pm
Bengaluru, Nov.17 (ANI): Rain continued to dampen the second Test between India and South Africa for a third straight day as play has been called off without a ball being bowled on day four here on Tuesday.