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Italy's Viviani wins second stage of Dubai Tour
Dubai, Feb 6 (IANS) Italian rider Elia Viviani from Team Sky won the second stage of the 2015 Dubai Tour which finished after a 187 kilometres ride on the man-made island Palm Jumeirah.

Friday, February 06, 2015 11:00:04 AM

World Cup will boost ODI cricket: ICC CEO
Dubai, Feb 5 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO David Richardson hopes the 11th World Cup will instil fresh energy into the One-Day International (ODI) format, whose popularity has been shrinking following the arrival of shorter Twenty20 version.

Thursday, February 05, 2015 12:34:04 PM

ICC World Cup ticket sales heading for million mark
Dubai, Feb 5 (IANS) Cricket fans from around the world are rushing to get their tickets and with just nine days before the start of the ICC World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, ticket sales is heading for the million mark.

Thursday, February 05, 2015 11:22:18 AM

ICC considers restricting bat sizes
Dubai, Feb 5 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) are looking at placing restrictions on bat sizes as they aim to address the growing imbalance between bat and ball.

Thursday, February 05, 2015 11:00:05 AM

Cavendish wins first stage at Dubai Tour cycling race
Dubai, Feb 5 (IANS) Cyclist Mark Cavendish from the Isle of Man won the first stage in the 145-kilometre opening stage of the four-day Dubai Tour.

Thursday, February 05, 2015 9:40:04 AM

Weekly Ebola cases rise for time this year
Geneva, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) The weekly Ebola cases in the three most affected countries -- Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone -- rose for the first time this year, according to the latest tally released Wednesday by the World Health Organization(WHO).

Thursday, February 05, 2015 7:10:03 AM

ICC consider stipulatiing bat sizes on World Cup eve
Dubai, Feb 4 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering placing limitations on the depth of a bat with less than a fortnight left for the World Cup to begin to restore the balance between batsman and bowler.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 5:46:14 PM

India's Haj quota fixed at 136,020 for this year
Riyadh, Feb 4, (IANS) The Haj quota for India for 2015 has been fixed at 136,020 pilgrims following the conclusion of the annual Haj agreement between India and Saudi Arabia.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 3:48:04 PM

Culture of intimidation prevalent within FIFA: Prince Ali
Doha, Feb 3 (IANS) FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein of Jordon, one of three rivals contesting against incumbent Josep "Sepp" Blatter in the elections, has warned of a culture of intimidation within world football's governing body.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 8:06:06 PM

Agreement to improve Oman-India cooperation on terror
Muscat, Feb 3 (IANS) A legal and judicial assistance agreement signed recently between Oman and India will improve cooperation in the field of investigation, prosecution and proceedings in criminal matters, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 7:00:07 PM

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