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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.
Akram satisfied with Ajmal's first competitive outing in bid to clear bowling action  Dec 20, 1:55 pm
Karachi, Dec 20 (ANI): Pakistan's national selector Muhammad Akram has said that he is satisfied with ace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal's first outing against Kenya as the bowler bids to get cleared by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for his bowling action.
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.
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.
57 insurgents bid farewell to arms in Manipur  Dec 19, 2:31 pm
Imphal (Manipur), Dec.19 (ANI): Realising the futility of pursuing the path of violence, 57 insurgents owing allegiance to three separate underground outfits, recently surrendered along with their arms in the presence of Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh.
Beyonce, Jay-Z lose bid to Minecraft creator to buy $70m mega mansion  Dec 19, 1:48 pm
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Beyonce and Jay-Z lost their bid to Minecraft creator Markus Persson to buy 70 million dollars mega mansion in Beverly Hills, California.
FIFA VP says Garcia's resignation marks a 'new low' in football body  Dec 19, 10:44 am
London, December 19 (ANI): FIFA's vice-president Jim Boyce has revealed that the decision of Michael Garcia to step down as independent ethics investigator marked a new low in the history of football's governing body.
Garcia resigns as FIFA's ethics investigator in protest over handling of WC bidding report  Dec 18, 10:41 am
London, Dec 18 (ANI): In a protest over the handling of his report into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, FIFA's independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia has resigned from his post, citing a lack of leadership at the top of football's world governing body.
Famed 'Italian stallions' fast losing their libidos   Dec 17, 1:16 pm
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that famed "Italian stallions" appears to be fast losing their libidos as men seeking help for "loss of libido" has increased up to 40 percent over four years in Italy.
FIFA rejects Garcia's appeal against handling of 2018, 2022 WC corruption report  Dec 17, 12:01 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 16 (ANI): Former US prosecutor Michael Garcia's appeal against the handling of his alleged corruption around the Russian and Qatar bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has been rejected by FIFA.
Rihanna appointed as Puma's women's creative director in bid to boost sales   Dec 17, 11:26 am
Johannesburg, Dec 17 (ANI): German sportswear giant Puma have named pop star Rihanna as its women's creative director on Tuesday, in a bid to boost sales for the company by tapping into the booming market for female leisure gear.
Clarke to go under knife in bid to overcome hamstring injury  Dec 16, 11:33 am
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Australia cricket team captain Michael Clarke would reportedly go under the knife on Tuesday in order to overcome a hamstring injury, which has been troubling the skipper time and again.
Glazers promise to spend huge amounts of money in bid to convert Man U into Galacticos club worth 3 bln pounds  Dec 14, 1:52 pm
London, Dec 14 (ANI): In a bid to convert Manchester United into an elite Galacticos club worth a staggering three billion pounds, the owners have reportedly promised to spend huge amounts of money to achieve the milestone.
FIFA set to vote on whether to release report on alleged WC corruption bidding  Dec 12, 5:50 pm
London, December 12 (ANI): FIFA has decided to go for voting to determine whether to publically release probing reports into the long-standing allegations of corruption surrounding the bidding process for 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
SA court rules prosecutors can appeal Pistorius' conviction, not sentencing  Dec 10, 2:39 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 10 (ANI): A South Africa court has ruled that prosecutors can appeal Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' murder conviction charges but has dismissed the State's bid to appeal the double amputee's sentencing.
Singles undergo extreme makeovers in bid to join dating site for 'beautiful people'  Dec 10, 1:08 pm
London, Dec 10 (ANI): An "elite" dating site catering to "beautiful people," which accepts only the most attractive applicants, is driving rejected ones to undergo drastic makeovers so that they make the cut.
Facebook users may soon be notified before posting drunk pictures   Dec 10, 1:08 pm
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Facebook is working on implementing artificial intelligence on the popular social networking site in a bid to protect its users from posting drunk messages and pictures that they might regret in the future.
Growth of Islamic militancy in Pakistan  Dec 8, 12:34 pm
New Delhi, Dec.8 (ANI): The two-day "Ijtida" organized by Jamaat-Ud-Dawa in Lahore last week, free license given to Hafiz Saeed and his supporters by the Pakistani establishment and the rabid anti-Indian statements with Islamic overtones made during the "Ijtida" has once again focused attention towards role of Pakistan in promoting Islamic militancy in the region.
PCB seeking reassessment of banned Ajmal's bowling action to clear him before WC  Dec 3, 1:35 pm
Karachi, Dec 03 (ANI): Pakistan cricket chiefs have revealed that they are seeking a reassessment of banned ace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal's bowling action in a bid to clear him before next year's World Cup.
Twitter introducing changes to make reporting abuse, blocking easier in coming weeks  Dec 3, 10:54 am
London, Dec 03 (ANI): In a bid to tackle increasing cases of online abuse, Twitter is making changes that will allow users to report abuse or offensive content "more easily."
Army foils infiltration bid at LoC, 3 militants killed  Dec 2, 7:26 pm
Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec. 2 (ANI): Army troops on Tuesday foiled an infiltration bid by militants along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, even as the region was geared up for the second phase of the state assembly polls. Three militants were killed in the operation.
2018, 2022 WC bids `completely corrupt`, says top British MP  Dec 1, 2:05 pm
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): A top MP has revealed that the 2018 and 2022 World Cups bid is completely corrupt after allegations around the tournaments emerged.
German legend Franz Beckenbauer facing probe by ethics chief   Nov 28, 2:19 pm
London, November 28 (ANI): In a latest development to the controversy revolving around World Cup bidding process, Germany's World Cup-winning captain and coach Franz Beckenbauer is being probed by the independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia over his part in picking Russia and Qatar as World Cup hosts.
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