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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.
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.
Jorhat hosts Friendship Volleyball Tournament  Dec 19, 3:20 pm
Jorhat (Assam), Dec.19 (ANI): A Friendship Volleyball Tournament was recently organized in Jorhat, Assam, for the cause of peace and harmony.
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.
Arrival of tourists gives boost to tourism industry in J-K  Dec 17, 4:22 pm
Srinagar, Dec. 17 (ANI): Tourists thronged Srinagar city on Wednesday to enjoy the cold weather as Jammu and Kashmir remains a favourite winter holiday destination in the country.
JAL, JTB team up to provide domestic tour package to overseas travelers  Dec 17, 4:07 pm
Tokyo, Dec. 17 (ANI): Japan Airlines (JAL) and JTB Group (JTB) announced that they had jointly planned and created new domestic package tours Experience Japan 'JAL Special Package' for individual travellers from overseas to Japan.
Tourism in Kerala bolstered by ETA-enabled visa on arrival facility  Dec 17, 3:46 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Kerala has become the gateway to India for holidaymakers from 43 countries who can now get Tourist Visa on Arrival (TVoA) enabled with ETA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) at the Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi international airports.
Spanish cyclist Contador feared could have died during 2014 Tour de France crash  Dec 17, 1:16 pm
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Spanish cycling ace Alberto Contador has revealed that he might have died at this year's Tour de France crash.
Dhoni backs India to perform well on fast wickets in ongoing Oz Test series  Dec 17, 12:01 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 17 (ANI): India cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who returned from injury to lead the tourists in Wednesday's Brisbane Test against Australia, has backed his team to perform well on fast wickets on likely lively pitches.
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.
Harris, Siddle out, Hazlewood, Starc in for Gabba Test against India  Dec 16, 1:08 pm
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): Veteran Australian pacer Ryan Harris and fast bowler Peter Siddle have been reportedly ruled out of the second Test against India, as Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc have been called into the bowling attack against the tourists at Gabba.
No efforts will be spared to ensure Indian cricket team's security: MEA  Dec 15, 5:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 15 (ANI): Terming the Indian cricket team as a 'national treasure', the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday stated that every effort will be made to ensure the safety of the players currently touring Australia.
Man U thrash Liverpool 3-0 to increase pressure on Rodgers   Dec 15, 12:12 pm
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Manchester United increased pressure on Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers as they thrashed the tourists 3-0 at Old Trafford to record their sixth successive Premier League win to continue their resurgence under manager Louis van Gaal.
Fresh snowfall hits Shimla   Dec 15, 10:17 am
Shimla, (Himachal Pradesh), Dec. 15 (ANI): Tourists were delighted after fresh snowfall hit Shimla on Monday. The snow-covered city ushered in a cheerful mood, just few days before Christmas.
Season's first snowfall delights tourists in Himachal Pradesh  Dec 13, 8:42 pm
Kufri (Shimla, Himachal Pradesh), Dec. 13 (ANI): Tourists threw snowballs at each other and enjoyed winter season's first snowfall here on Saturday .
Hornbill Festival becomes major tourist attraction  Dec 13, 5:09 pm
Kohima, Dec. 13 (ANI): The recently concluded annual Hornbill Festival in Nagaland showcased the rich cultural heritage of the state. The festival was also able to attract many tourists from India and abroad.
ATP to increase prize money to 100 million dollars in 2015  Dec 13, 3:59 pm
Johannesburg, December 13 (ANI): The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has decided to increase the overall prize amount for the men's tennis tours, exceeding 100 million dollars for the first time in 2015.
Raje Govt. completes one year in office, lays emphasis on women empowerment  Dec 13, 1:31 pm
Jaipur, Dec. 13 (ANI): Expressing delight over the BJP government completing one year in office, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said that tourism and empowerment of women is the ruling dispensation's main agenda.
Jayawardene, Afridi set to become most experienced players in 2015 WC  Dec 12, 6:43 pm
New Delhi, Dec.12 (ANI):Veteran cricketers Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka and Shahid Afridi of Pakistan are on course to become the most experienced players in the history of the ICC Cricket World Cup after being named as part of their respective nation's provisional squad for the tournament, that kickstarts on February 14 next year.
WTA, Perform sign single biggest commercial contract in history of women's tennis  Dec 10, 5:54 pm
London, December 10 (ANI): The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and Perform, a British media company, have signed a record deal worth 535 million dollars for the broadcasting rights to the women's tennis tour in its annual calendar, triggering the single biggest commercial contract in the history of women's sport.
Jammu and Kashmir creates history by beating 40-time champs Mumbai in Ranji Trophy  Dec 10, 3:20 pm
Mumbai, Dec 10 (ANI): In an Ranji Trophy exciting match Jammu and Kashmir created history by defeating 40-time champions Mumbai in their first ever encounter in the 80-year history of the first class Indian tournament.
PM Modi, Prez Putin to hold bilateral talks in New Delhi  Dec 9, 8:55 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): Russia President Vladimir Putin, who will visit New Delhi on a two-day trip starting tomorrow, will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his tour. The two leaders are also expected to sign agreements between India and Russia.
Federer says IPTL doesn't sit easy with his 'traditional' views on tennis  Dec 8, 11:25 am
London, Dec 08 (ANI): 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has said that he is unconvinced by the new and innovative International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), admitting that the tournament doesn't sit easily with his traditional views on the sport.
FIFA rules out paying women players same as men for many WCs to come  Dec 6, 2:43 pm
Wellington, Dec 06 (ANI): FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has said that women football players should not expect to be paid the same as men for many World Cups to come, claiming that any comparisons between the two tournaments was not worth debating.
Damien Fleming feels India will have best chance to beat Oz in Adelaide Test   Dec 6, 1:04 pm
Sydney, Dec 06 (ANI): Former Australia seamer Damien Fleming believes that the Adelaide pitch would deny the home side's pace attack to trouble India's top-order and give the tourists the best chance of grabbing a win in the first Test.