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Gutted at being left out of World Cup squad: Alastair Cook

Gutted at being left out of World Cup squad: Alastair Cook

20 Dec 2014

London: England batsman and former skipper Alastair Cook has said that he was 'gutted' to be left out of England's World Cup squad after fellow willower Eoin Morgan was confirmed as the new one-day captain.

London,   England,   Alastair Cook,   World Cup,   Squad,   Eoin Morgan,   World Cup 2015,  
Michael Phelps dodges jail in drunk driving case

Michael Phelps dodges jail in drunk driving case

20 Dec 2014

Baltimore: Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps looked to the future, including the Rio Olympics in 2016, after he dodged a stint in prison for drunk driving. The most decorated Olympian of all time struck a remorseful tone when he appeared in a Baltimore courtroom where he acknowledged the DUI charge against him.

Olympic swimming great,   Michael Phelps,   Rio Olympics,   drunk driving,  
US bid seen as 'clear favourite' to land 2024 Games

US bid seen as 'clear favourite' to land 2024 Games

17 Dec 2014

Prospects of the Summer Olympics returning to U.S. soil look good, according to domestic sports business experts who rate the United States as the early favourite to host the 2024 Games.

Summer Olympics in US,   United States,   2024 Olympics Games,  
Chess: Anand beats Adams to win <strong>London</strong> Classic

Chess: Anand beats Adams to win London Classic

15 Dec 2014

London: Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand won his maiden London Classic title after defeating British Grandmaster Michael Adams in the fifth and final round on Monday.

World champion,   Chess champion,   Viswanathan Anand,   London Classic,   Michael Adams,  
Hinduja group acquires iconic <strong>London</strong> building

Hinduja group acquires iconic London building

13 Dec 2014

London: The Hinduja Group has acquired the historic Old War Office building having around 1,100 rooms in Central London for an undisclosed sum for conversion into a 5-star hotel and residential apartments.

Hinduja group,   UK,   old war office building ,  
Anand draws with Kramnik in <strong>London</strong> Classic

Anand draws with Kramnik in London Classic

11 Dec 2014

London: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the first round of the London Chess Classic here on Thursday.

India,  Viswanathan Anand,  Vladimir,   Kramnik,  Russia,  London Chess Classic,   Michael Adams,  Hikaru Nakamura,   United States,   ,  
Instagram plans to launch verified badges to increase credibility

Instagram plans to launch verified badges to increase credibility

13 Dec 2014

New Delhi: With 300 million active users, the photo sharing website Instagram now plans to launch verified badges for celebrities, brands and athletes, like Twitter, to increase its credibility.

Photo sharing website,   Instagram,   Instagram users,   Verified badges,   Celebrities,   Brands,   Athletes,   Twitter users,   Credibility,  
South Korea rules out sharing Winter Games events with Japan

South Korea rules out sharing Winter Games events with Japan

12 Dec 2014

Seoul: South Korea on Friday formally ruled out any possibility of sharing events at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics with Japan, stressing its preparations were too advanced to consider venue changes.

South Korea,   2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics,   Japan ,  
More flights cancelled in UK after closure of airspace

More flights cancelled in UK after closure of airspace

13 Dec 2014

London: Several flights were cancelled at Heathrow Airport for the second consecutive day on Saturday after the London's airspace was temporarily closed due to a computer failure at country's national air traffic control centre.

Flights,   Heathrow Airport,   London airspace,   Computer failure,   Air traffic,  
Boxing India hints Sarita may get some punishment

Boxing India hints Sarita may get some punishment

10 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Boxing India hinted that Sarita Devi may get some sort of punishment from AIBA but said that it was hoping for her to escape a long-term ban from the international federation so that her career is not affected much and she can compete in 2016 Olympics.

Boxing India,   Sarita Devi,   AIBA,   2016 Olympics,  

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