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Cook seeks to settle score with Sri Lanka  Nov 21, 2:11 pm
Johannesburg, November 21 (ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has admitted that he is desperate to win the upcoming seven-match series against Sri Lanka as he seeks to settle scores for the team's home loss against Sri Lanka earlier this year.
FIFA to examine WC corruption full report  Nov 21, 11:29 am
London, November 21 (ANI): In a latest development to the controversy revolving around World Cup bidding process, FIFA ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert and lawyer Michael Garcia have agreed to release full copies of probing reports into the WC bidding corruption to the organisation's compliance chief.
Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations qualification marred by clashes  Nov 21, 8:54 am
Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Nov. 21 (ANI): Ivory Coast may have qualified for the African Cup of Nations but their 0-0 draw against Cameroon, which enabled the Les Elephants to enter Africa's elite tournament, was marred by clashes between fans and the police. he match, played at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium here, was a drab affair, with both teams settling for a draw and the home side passing the ball in their own half for virtually the last 30 minutes.
FIFA boss Blatter refuses to publish report on alleged WC corruption bidding  Nov 20, 2:39 pm
Johannesburg, November 20 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter has discarded demand made by the English Football Association (FA) head Greg Dyke to publish the report into the long-standing allegations of corruption surrounding the bidding process for 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Acupressure can help get relief from constipation  Nov 20, 1:45 pm
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that perineal self-acupressure can help with the bowel movement.
Finch says Oz squad fighting for WC berths has helped team perform better   Nov 20, 11:19 am
Wellington, Nov 20 (ANI): Australia's top order batsman Aaron Finch is of the opinion that fierce competition for World Cup berths is helping their side, as they look forward to completing a series win over South Africa in Melbourne on Friday.
FIFA 2022 WC whistleblower claims being introduced to paranoia, fear, threats   Nov 20, 9:52 am
London, Nov 20 (ANI): FIFA whistleblower Phaedra Al-Majid has said that her accusations of corruption against Qatar's successful 2022 World Cup bid has introduced her to a whole new culture of paranoia, fear and threats.
Lara backs Windies to be threatening in upcoming WC despite recent off-field troubles  Nov 19, 4:30 pm
Sydney, Nov 19 (ANI): West Indies legend Brian Lara is of the opinion that the squad remains a cricket team to be feared in the upcoming Cricket World Cup, despite their recent off the field turbulence.
Lara urges 'beleaguered' Clarke to consider dumping ODIs to prolong Test career  Nov 19, 4:03 pm
Sydney, Nov 19 (ANI): West Indies batting legend Brian Lara has urged 'injured' Australian skipper Michael Clarke to shape his career and figure out where his cricketing priorities lie.
FIFA file 'criminal complaint' post two-year investigation into alleged WC corruption bid  Nov 19, 2:56 pm
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Switzerland's attorney general has received a criminal complaint from FIFA after a two-year investigation into possible World Cup corruption, individually linked to awarding hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments.
Federer's wife's 'crybaby' slur against Wawrinka behind spat between pals  Nov 19, 1:58 pm
Sydney, Nov 19 (ANI): 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer's wife Mirka reportedly called her husband's opponent Stanislas Wawrinka a cry baby during a crucial period of their ATP World Tour Finals semifinal this week.
Legendary SA adventurer Mike Horn to help Proteas in WC preparations  Nov 19, 1:30 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 19 (ANI): Legendary South African adventurer and motivational speaker Mike Horn, who has a phenomenal track record in inspiring sports teams to victory, would be used once again by close friend and consultant of the national team, Gary Kirsten, as part of the squad's Cricket World Cup preparations.
'Recalled' Bopara raring to prove dropping was selectors' 'big mistake'   Nov 19, 11:46 am
London, Nov 19 (ANI): England all-rounder Ravi Bopara has aimed to show the national team the reason why he should not have been dropped last summer.
Branson reassures VIPs about space travel, says Virgin Galactic still taking reservations  Nov 19, 11:09 am
New York, Nov 19 (ANI): Virgin Group founder Richard Branson was reportedly seen assuring VIP guests about space travel at his annual Necker Island pro-am tennis tournament, the Necker Cup, while dropping them hints that Virgin Galactic was still open to bookings.
'Hell-raiser' Bieber goes religious!  Nov 19, 11:09 am
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Justin Bieber is taking a break from music to spread the word of God.
Nehru was beacon not only to India but also to the world, says Rahul Gandhi  Nov 18, 5:07 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 18 (ANI): Emphasizing the role of India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru in the development and protection of the democratic principles of India, Congress party vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that his great grandfather's ideas and politics occupy an important position even today, adding that he had been a beacon not only to Indians but also to the world.
Hope 2015 World Cup final is an India- Australia encounter, says PM Modi at MCG  Nov 18, 5:07 pm
Melbourne, Nov. 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Tuesday, said he hoped the final of the 2015 Cricket World Cup, which is scheduled to be played at this venue, is a match between India and Australia.
Hodgson admits not looking for 'excuses' if England lose to Scotland in friendly   Nov 18, 3:46 pm
London, Nov 18 (ANI): England football team captain Roy Hodgson has admitted that he would leave no excuses if his side does not do justice to themselves against Scotland on Tuesday in their friendly.
Watson feels positive about Clarke's recovery for India Test series   Nov 18, 3:46 pm
Karachi, Nov 18 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is optimistic of Michael Clarke being fit for India Tests even though he would be honoured to stand in as the caretaker captain.
England FA urges UEFA to organise European boycott for next WC over bid corruption  Nov 18, 2:11 pm
Wellington, Nov 18 (ANI): England's Football Association's former chairman David Bernstein has urged the board to lobby UEFA to organise a European boycott for the next World Cup unless FIFA reforms itself.
Lyon's WC chances still ripe despite Doherty's call-up for ODI series against Proteas  Nov 18, 12:04 pm
Wellington, Nov 18 (ANI): Australia cricket team coach Darren Lehmann has said that the door is not closed on right-arm off break bowler Nathan Lyon of making a late run for a World Cup spot, despite slow-arm orthodox bowler Xavier Doherty getting the green light for a call-up to the ODI squad to face South Africa.
Ian Bell hopeful of batting at 'critical' No. 3 for England in 2015 WC  Nov 18, 11:59 am
London, November 18 (ANI): England cricketer Ian Bell expects to see himself batting at the vital number three spot for the forthcoming World Cup, to be hosted jointly by New Zealand and Australia.
Strauss says 'fear of getting out' behind England's loss in ODIs since his time  Nov 18, 11:59 am
London, November 18 (ANI): Former England captain Andrew Strauss admitted that the team has been too 'fearful' of getting out and thus fail to hit runs in one-day internationals.
Pat Cummins called up for remaining ODI's against Proteas   Nov 17, 1:37 pm
Sydney, Nov 17 (ANI): Australian pacer Pat Cummins' has been called up to the national squad for the rest of the ODI series against South Africa, getting a major boost for his World Cup plans.
George Bailey jokes would massage Clarke to get him through World Cup  Nov 17, 1:37 pm
Sydney, Nov 17 (ANI): Australia ODI team vice captain George Bailey has joked that he would massage injured Michael Clarke himself to get the skipper through the World Cup after he was ruled out of the remaining matches in the ODI series following an ongoing hamstring problem.
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