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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.
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.
Joe Hart extends stay at Man City upto 2019 post singing new long-term contract   Dec 20, 11:46 am
London, Dec 20 (ANI): England football team goalkeeper Joe Hart has signed a new contract with Manchester City that would keep extend his stay at the Etihad Stadium until 2019.
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.
Steve Harmison calls timing of removing Cook as ODI skipper 'naughty'  Dec 20, 11:13 am
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Former England fast bowler Steve Harmison feels that the timing of Alastair Cook's removal as the squad's ODI captain was 'naughty'.
Ashley Giles says Cook's form big worry for England ahead of WC   Dec 18, 1:17 pm
London, Dec 18 (ANI): England's former coach Ashley Giles has said that current captain Alastair Cook's form is a big worry ahead of the World Cup, that would be hosted jointly by Australia and New Zealand next year.
Chelsea drawn against Liverpool, Tottenham against Sheffield in League Cup semis  Dec 18, 12:28 pm
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Chelsea, who currently top the Premier League table, have been drawn against Liverpool in the semifinals of the League Cup, with Tottenham Hotspur set to face Sheffield United in the other tie.
Ian Botham says replacing 'under-fire' Cook will improve England's chances at WC   Dec 18, 12:28 pm
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham has stated that replacing under fire captain Alastair Cook would improve England's chances of performing better in the World Cup, although it won't automatically mean they would win it.
Lord's set to stage record fifth ICC Cricket World Cup final  Dec 18, 11:44 am
Dubai, Dec.18 (ANI): The Lord's Cricket Ground in London has been proposed as the venue for the ICC Cricket World Cup final when the tournament is staged in England and Wales in 2019 - and will also host the ICC Women's World Cup final in 2017.
Warne says outcome of Clarke's surgery 'better than expected'  Dec 18, 11:44 am
Johannesburg, December 18 (ANI): Former Australia spinner Shane Warne has admitted that Michael Clarke's hamstring surgery had the best result, indicating a possibility that Australian skipper could make a comeback at the World Cup.
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.
Google's `year in search` reveals Robin Williams' death was top global trend in 2014  Dec 17, 12:22 pm
Washington, Dec. 17 (ANI): Google's `year in search` 2014 has revealed that the top global trending search was the story of Robin Williams' death, followed by the World Cup and Ebola.
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.
McIlroy named European Tour's Golfer of the Year for second time in three seasons  Dec 17, 10:56 am
Wellington, Dec 17 (ANI): Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy capped an outstanding 2014 for the world number one spot and has been named the European Tour's Golfer of the Year for the second time in three seasons.
McCullum hints may retake `opener's` role in Kiwi WC campaign  Dec 16, 2:41 pm
Wellington, Dec 16 (ANI): New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has hinted that he might take up an opener's role for the World Cup, as the team has struggled to find a consistent partner for Martin Guptill at the top of the order.
Paul Downton defends Cook's role as England captain for Cricket WC  Dec 16, 1:44 pm
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Managing director of England cricket Paul Downton has defended Alastair Cook's role as captain in the World Cup despite the skipper's poor run of team results and struggling personal form.
Smith confident of being able to successfully manage senior players on captaincy debut  Dec 16, 12:25 pm
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): Australian batsman Steve Smith is confident that he would be able to successfully lead senior players until Michael Clarke returns, as his appointment as the team's 45th Test captain reportedly came as a shock to even teammates.
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.
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