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ICC names cricket legend Tendulkar as ambassador for 2015 WC   Dec 22, 3:34 pm
Dubai, Dec 22 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has named cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar as the ambassador for its pinnacle tournament for the second consecutive time, scheduled to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 March.
Western journalist says IS jihadist group "more dangerous" than any other in world  Dec 22, 2:04 pm
London, Dec 22 (ANI): The first Western journalist who was allowed extensive access to the Islamic State territories in Iraq and Syria has revealed that the jihadist group is "much stronger and much more dangerous" than any other in the world.
England strongest contender by far to host 2018 WC despite failed bid: FIFA official  Dec 22, 1:50 pm
Wellington, Dec 22 (ANI): A FIFA official has revealed that despite England's failed bid to host the World Cup in 2018, the nation had been by far the strongest contender, questioning that how could they have got only two votes.
Andrew Strauss slams ECB over shoddy handling of Cook's dismissal as ODI skipper   Dec 22, 1:50 pm
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Former England cricket team skipper Andrew Strauss has slammed the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for their handling of Alastair Cook's dismissal as the squad's ODI captain.
Boxer Amir Khan to visit Pak to show support for Peshawar attack victims  Dec 22, 12:01 pm
London, Dec 22 (ANI): British two-time world champion Amir Khan has revealed that he would travel to Pakistan before the year ends in order to show support for the victims of the army school that were massacred by Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants in Peshawar.
Ronaldo unveils statue sculpted in his honour in hometown  Dec 22, 11:17 am
Johannesburg, Dec 22 (ANI): Portugal football team captain Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly returned to his hometown Funchal in Madeira on Sunday in order to attend the unveiling of a statue that has been sculpted in his honour.
Afridi to retire from ODI cricket post 2015 World Cup  Dec 22, 11:17 am
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Pakistan's seasoned all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that he will be retiring from one-day internationals after the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Injured De Kock 'doubtful' for World Cup  Dec 21, 5:29 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 21 (ANI): South African wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock is in a race against time to be fit for the coveted 2015 Cricket World Cup following his injury to ankle ligament during the first Test against the West Indies in Pretoria.
Angler catches record-breaking 565 kg shark   Dec 21, 3:23 pm
London, Dec 21 (ANI): A Sweden-based angler has set a new world record by catching 565kg shark while fishing off Norway.
Cook says will take time to overcome `disappointment` post WC sacking  Dec 21, 2:44 pm
London, Dec 21 (ANI): England's sacked ODI skipper Alastair Cook has admitted that it would take him a while to get over the disappointment after he was discharged off his captaincy responsibilities and was left out of the 15-man squad for the forthcoming World Cup next year.
Cardiac patients who manage lifestyle factors likely to have long-term survival  Dec 21, 12:50 pm
Washington, Dec. 21 (ANI): Researchers have recently revealed that patients suffering from the world's most common heart rhythm disorder who can manage their lifestyle factors are five times more likely to have long-term survival.
All-rounder Jason Holder named West Indies ODI skipper  Dec 21, 12:05 pm
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Barbados all-rounder Jason Holder has been appointed as new West Indies one-day international captain, succeeding Dwayne Bravo who has been dropped after his high-profile role in October's India tour fiasco.
Rashid Alvi calls re-conversion of Christians in Gujarat 'unfortunate'  Dec 21, 11:21 am
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): Terming the re-conversion of Christians in Gujarat as unfortunate, Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Sunday said that such acts conducted by right-wing outfits only create a bad impression around the world about India.
Morgan claims receiving '20 missed calls' from selector to captain England at WC  Dec 21, 11:21 am
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Newly appointed England captain Eoin Morgan claims that he received 20 missed calls from national selector James Whitaker, who was trying to give him the role of one-day captaincy so as to lead the team at the World Cup.
PM Modi congratulates kabaddi teams for winning world cups  Dec 21, 10:48 am
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated men and women Kabaddi teams for winning World Cups.
Madrid cruises past Lorenzo to win Club World Cup  Dec 21, 10:27 am
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Real Madrid have claimed their fourth trophy of the year following their 2-0 win against South American champions San Lorenzo in the Club World Cup final in Morocco.
Tendulkar, Sehwag features in Hayden's World Cup XI   Dec 20, 6:20 pm
Johannesburg, December 20 (ANI): Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar and swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag have been named in the former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden's list of all-time greatest ever World Cup XI.
How Champagne bubbles can address world's future energy needs   Dec 20, 5:28 pm
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new study has shed light on champagne bubbles and examined that it may help address the world's future energy needs.
Henman says verdict on Murray- Mauresmo combo could be given post French Open   Dec 20, 3:20 pm
London, December 20 (ANI): Former world number one Tim Henman believes that a verdict on the combination of Andy Murray and his coach Amelie Mauresmo could be given after a year of working together, indicating that the proof to determine their success could be seen after French Open.
Gary Lineker brands FIFA's way of running world football 'a farce'  Dec 20, 1:31 pm
London, Dec 20 (ANI): English footballer-turned TV personality Gary Lineker believes that the way FIFA is running world football is a farce, after the world football governing body agreed to publish a report into claims of World Cup corruption bid.
Ex-Kiwi all-rounder Dipak Patel believes squad has `golden opportunity` at WC   Dec 20, 1:14 pm
Wellington, Dec 20 (ANI): Former New Zealand all-rounder Dipak Patel believes that the current squad would be challenged at the upcoming World Cup next year but insists that they have a golden opportunity.
ICC launches fans' chance to select their Greatest World Cup XI squad  Dec 20, 1:14 pm
Dubai, Dec 20 (ANI): With less than two months to go for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which begins on February 14, ICC has launched 'Your Greatest XI', which would allow fans a unique chance to pick their greatest all-time Cricket World Cup XI from the previous 10 editions of the event.
FIFA insists Russia, Qatar will stay as 2018, 2022 WC hosts  Dec 20, 12:15 pm
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Despite FIFA executives unanimously agreeing to publish a legally appropriate version of a report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption, the world football's governing body insisted that Russia and Qatar would stay as hosts of the 2018 and 2022 tournaments respectively.
FIFA agrees to publish legally appropriate version of Garcia's WC corruption bidding report  Dec 20, 12:15 pm
London, Dec 20 (ANI): FIFA executives have unanimously agreed to publish a legally appropriate version of American lawyer Michael Garcia's report into allegations of the World Cup bidding corruption.
Twitter abuzz with calls for KP's recall after selectors remove Cook as ODI captain  Dec 20, 11:13 am
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Social media exploded after the news of Alastair Cook being removed as England's ODI captain was revealed with selectors handing captaincy reins to Eoin Morgan in a bid to improve their chances at the World Cup next year.
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