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Puskas Award: Mahrez, Lamela among FIFA best goal nominees

Zurich [Switzerland], November 29 (ANI): FIFA on Monday announced the Puskas Award 2021 nominees which include Riyad Mahrez and Erik ...

SL vs WI, 2nd Test: Karunaratne, Nissanka help hosts take honours (Stumps, Day 1)

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 29 (ANI): Pathum Nissanka and Dimuth Karunaratne ensured that Sri Lanka took the honours on rain-affected ...

Queen ousted as Barbados decolonizes

At midnight on Monday, Barbados will swear in Governor General Sandra Mason as its first president. The Caribbean island will ...

OCBC Bank acquires stakes in multiple Solomartel real estate funds

Singapore [India], November 29 (ANI/ATK): OCBC Bank, one of Singapore's largest banks, made multiple real estate investments by acquiring significant ...

India women's football team's fighting show in vain as side loses to Chile

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): India displayed good fighting spirit as they went down 0-3 to Chile in their ...

UN: Pandemic to Cost Global Tourism $2.0 Trillion in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic will cost the global tourism sector $2.0 trillion in lost revenue in 2021, the U.N.'s tourism body ...

Opposition Leftist Races to Big Lead in Honduras Election Vote Count

Leftist opposition candidate Xiomara Castro raced to an early lead in the Honduran presidential election on Sunday, partial election results ...

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi fears he may be kidnapped again

By Sushil BatraNew Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi fears that he might be kidnapped again and ...

Peru earthquake results in injuries to at least 12 people

Lima [Peru], November 29 (ANI/Sputnik): At least a dozen people were injured as a result of a 7.5-magnitude earthquake in ...

Kept my wicketkeeping training going, thinking I would get opportunity, says Dinesh Chandimal

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 28 (ANI): Sri Lanka Test wicket-keeper batter Dinesh Chandimal said that he is hopeful of reviving ...

Guardian accused of sitting on bombshell story about Assange

The Guardian newspaper reportedly knew about alleged spying on Julian Assange by a CIA-connected security firm long before it became ...

USGS: Magnitude-7.5 Earthquake Strikes Northern Peru

LIMA, PERU - The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 has struck in ...

Homes shaken by 7.5-magnitude quake

Peru was struck by a 7.5-magnitude earthquake on Sunday, with frightened locals posting videos online of their homes shaking and ...

Shreyas Iyer becomes first Indian to score century and half-century on Test debut

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 28 (ANI): Shreyas Iyer on Sunday became the first Indian to score a century and ...

5.1-magnitude quake hits near Callao, Peru

Callao [Peru], November 28 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 28 km west of Callao, Peru at ...

Honduran Election Could Oust Long-Ruling National Party

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Hondurans will choose a successor to deeply unpopular President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday in elections that ...

Windies need to employ smart tactics to play Sri Lanka left-arm spinners: Bonner

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 28 (ANI): West Indies batter Nkrumah Bonner has said that his side needs to employ smart ...

BBL: Sydney Sixers sign Chris Jordon as replacement for Carlos Brathwaite

Sydney [Australia], November 28 (ANI): England international fast bowler Chris Jordan has joined the Sydney Sixers for the upcoming Big ...

In Honduras, Parties Flag Fears of Fraud Ahead of Pivotal Vote

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Warnings of potential foul play are flying from all sides ahead of Sunday's presidential election in Honduras, ...

Tolu Smith powers Mississippi State to OT win over Richmond

Tolu Smith had 22 points and 11 rebounds as Mississippi State posted an 82-71 win over Richmond in overtime to ...

Jarrod West fuels Louisville past Maryland

Jarrod West keyed a late rally as Louisville survived a see-saw second half in a 63-55 win over Maryland in ...

ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2021 called off

Dubai [UAE], November 27 (ANI): The International Cricket Council on Saturday announced that the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier ...

France Says it is Willing to Discuss Autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS - France is willing to discuss autonomy for the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe if it is in the ...

Holder rested; Russell and Hetmyer unavailable as WI name squad for Pakistan tour

Saint John's [Antigua], November 27 (ANI): The Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel has announced the squads for the West ...

Cuban Journalists Say Facebook Curbs Ability to Work

MADRID - Facebook has been accused of blocking independent journalists in Cuba from sharing posts as opposition groups have called ...

UN Recap: November 20-26, 2021

Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as ...

Renewable energy is fuelling a forgotten conflict in Africa's last colony

Morocco has positioned itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change, with one of the highest-rated national ...

Redemption-minded Richmond ready to run with Mississippi State

Richmond is letting leads slip away and losing opportunities to build a polished NCAA tournament resume. The season is only ...

Louisville, Maryland meet for title in the Bahamas

Louisville took control of its game in the first half. Maryland took control of its game in the second half. ...

The socialist leader America loves to hate wins again. What now

Recent elections in Venezuela saw Nicolas Maduro's leftist ruling party win 20 out of 23 governorships. The US predictably cries ...

Senior Women's National Football Championship set to kick-off in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], November 26 (ANI): The Senior Women's National Football Championship (NFC) is all set to kick off from ...

David Ripley appointed Ireland's interim head coach

Dublin [Ireland], November 26 (ANI): David Ripley, the former Northamptonshire County Cricket Club (NCCC) coach has been named as Ireland's ...

Syracuse, Auburn both see benefit of playing one another

Despite losses so far at the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas, both Auburn and Syracuse hope the purpose of ...

Louisville sinks Mississippi State to reach Bahamas final

Samuell Williamson scored 15 points off the bench as Louisville handed Mississippi State its first loss of the season, 72-58 ...

Top 25 roundup: Iona upends No. 10 Alabama in Bahamas

Berrick JeanLouis blocked a potential game-tying layup and Nelly Junior Joseph made two clinching free throws to lift Iona to ...

Maryland rallies to beat Richmond at Bahamas Championship

Hakim Hart scored a season-high 24 points and Eric Ayala added 20 as Maryland rallied from 11 points down in ...

Kevin O'Brien 'omitted' from Ireland's T20I squad for USA and West Indies tour

Dublin [Ireland], November 26 (ANI): Veteran Ireland all-rounder Kevin O'Brien was left out of the T20I squad as the selectors ...

No. 19 Auburn knocks off Loyola Chicago in Bahamas

Jabari Smith scored 14 points to lift Auburn to a 62-53 win over Loyola Chicago in the consolation bracket of ...

SL vs WI, 1st Test: Need to have more clarity with bat, says Kraigg Brathwaite

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 25 (ANI): West Indies Test skipper Kraigg Brathwaite expressed disappointment after his side faced a defeat ...

The unanswered questions one year after Maradona's death

A year ago today, the football world lost one of its biggest icons when Diego Maradona passed away at the ...

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COVID-19 restrictions spark riots in Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe: Protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third consecutive day on the Caribbean island ...

Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...

Puskas Award: Mahrez, Lamela among FIFA best goal nominees

Zurich [Switzerland], November 29 (ANI): FIFA on Monday announced the Puskas Award 2021 nominees which include Riyad Mahrez and Erik ...

SL vs WI, 2nd Test: Karunaratne, Nissanka help hosts take honours (Stumps, Day 1)

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 29 (ANI): Pathum Nissanka and Dimuth Karunaratne ensured that Sri Lanka took the honours on rain-affected ...

Queen ousted as Barbados decolonizes

At midnight on Monday, Barbados will swear in Governor General Sandra Mason as its first president. The Caribbean island will ...

OCBC Bank acquires stakes in multiple Solomartel real estate funds

Singapore [India], November 29 (ANI/ATK): OCBC Bank, one of Singapore's largest banks, made multiple real estate investments by acquiring significant ...

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