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Last updated: Sunday, December 21, 2014 2:20:05 PM

China to host 2018 Short-Course Swimming World Championships
Doha, Dec 2 (IANS) The 2018 Short-Course Swimming World Championships will be held at the Chinese city of Hangzhou, the world swimming governing body announced Tuesday here.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 2:42:16 PM

Three Chinese named FINA Athletes of Year 2014
Doha, Dec 2 (IANS) Three Chinese swimmers were named FINA Athletes of the Year 2014 by the world swimming governing body.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 1:16:10 PM

World Short-Course Swimming Championships from Wednesday
Doha, Dec 2 (IANS) The World Short-Course Swimming Championships will kick off Wednesday at the Hamad Aquatic Centre here.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 1:00:05 PM

WHO isolates, treats 70 percent of Ebola cases in Africa
Geneva, Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has achieved its goal of isolating and treating 70 percent of Ebola patients in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea Conakry, where transmission of the viral epidemic has been reduced significantly, a senior WHO official has said.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 11:38:24 AM

India to play Australia, Afghanistan in World Cup practice games
Dubai, Dec 1 (IANS) Reigning champions India will play hosts Australia and Afghanistan in two warm-up games before the beginning of the 2015 ICC World Cup Feb 14.

Monday, December 01, 2014 8:08:10 PM

IS failed to recruit Saudis in large numbers: Report
Jeddah, Dec 1 (IANS) The Saudi Arabian government has said that the radical Islamic State (IS) group has largely failed to directly recruit Saudi citizens.

Monday, December 01, 2014 3:22:17 PM

ICC teams up with SAP to bring fans closer to the game
Dubai, Dec 1 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday announced a partnership with SAP SE, a worldwide leader in enterprise application software services, as its exclusive Analytics and Cloud Partner for the One-Day International (ODI) World Cup 2015.

Monday, December 01, 2014 12:54:03 PM

Proposal on gold reserves rejected in Swiss referendum
Geneva, Dec 1 (IANS) Swiss voters Sunday flatly rejected in a referendum a proposal stipulating the central bank in Switzerland to increase its gold reserves.

Monday, December 01, 2014 3:22:17 AM

High voter turn out in Bahrain parliamentary polls
Manama, Nov 29 (IANS) Bahrain witnessed high voter turnout during second round of the parliamentary elections held Saturday, a top official said.

Saturday, November 29, 2014 11:26:21 PM

New attack in Nigeria forces 3,000 to flee: UN
Geneva, Nov 28 (IANS) A Boko Haram attack this week on the northern Nigerian town of Damassak has left 50 people dead and forced at least 3,000 to flee to neighbouring Niger, the UN refugee agency said Friday.

Friday, November 28, 2014 8:34:05 PM

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