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Zaheer Abbas confirmed as ICC president
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas assumed the office of International Cricket Council (ICC) president on Day 3 of the world cricket governing body's Annual Conference week here.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:20:03 PM

Australia presents bill to revoke citizenship of terrorists
Canberra, June 24 (IANS/EFE) The Australian government on Wednesday submitted to parliament a bill to revoke citizenship of Australians with dual nationality, fighting as jihadis or convicted of terrorist acts.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 7:00:03 PM

'Uncertain' cricketers will eventually accept pink balls: Rogers
Sydney, June 24 (IANS) Australia Test batsman Chris Rogers said on Wednesday while "uncertainty" over the pink ball concept remains amongst some cricketers, they will accept it in the future.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 4:18:03 PM

Two Associate cricketers from Americas get CPL contracts
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 24 (IANS) American wicketkeeper Steven Taylor and Canadian off-spinner Nikhil Dutta will play in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) following successful try outs with Barbados Tridents and St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 1:28:04 PM

Enquiry over Australian couple abandoning baby in India
Canberra, June 23 (IANS) An Australian judge on Tuesday called upon police and welfare authorities to investigate the surrogacy case of a baby boy who was left in India.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 1:26:13 PM

ICC Annual Conference gets underway
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 23 (IANS) The selection of a new president is one of the items on the agenda of the International Cricket Council's Annual Conference which got underway here on Monday.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 1:10:03 PM

Gayle in upbeat mood as spotlight turns his way
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 23 (IANS) Virtually all eyes will be trained on one player when Barbados Tridents clash with Jamaica Tallawahs in the third game of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) at Kensington Oval here on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 1:06:10 PM

Australian flood plain is home to 25,000 tarantulas
Canberra, June 23 (IANS) A 10-km flood plain in Australia's Northern Territory is infested with 25,000 tarantulas, media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:52:06 PM

Australia finding out if two nationals were killed in Iraq
Canberra, June 23 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Tuesday said that the government is working to confirm reports that two jihadis have been killed while fighting with Islamic State (IS) in Iraq.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 10:50:03 AM

Australian rugby player dies of head injury
Brisbane, June 22 (IANS) Rugby player James Ackerman, who was seriously injured during a Queensland Cup match in Australia, has died in hospital, it was announced on Monday.

Monday, June 22, 2015 8:44:03 PM

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