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Australia asks CWG organizers for better treatment at closing ceremony
The Australian Commonwealth team, who were angry after being forced to wait in cauldron-like conditions in the stadium tunnel for an hour before the opening ceremony, have told the Games organisers that they wont put up with more unacceptable treatment at the closing ceremony on Thursday. ANI

Michael Phelps getting serious about golf?
It seems that Olympics champ Michael Phelps is getting serious about golf. ANI

Shooters Tejaswini, Meena win bronze in 50 meter rifle event
Indian shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Meena Kumari won bronze in womens 50 meter Rifle Prone pairs event at the Karni Singh Shooting Range here on Monday. ANI

News from the world of Sports with a special focus on Cricket for November 3, 2008

Muhammad Yousuf joins ICL
Senior Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has flown to India to join the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL) despite his selection on Monday in the national team for three one-day internationals.He didnt tell us he was going to India. We heard about it ourselves two hours back. We called up his home and his wife has confirmed he has gone to India to play in the ICL, Pakistan Cricket Board operations director Zakir Khan told a news conference on Monday. ANI

Central agencies surprised at claim of threat to Sachin
Security around master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has been stepped up on Monday following Maharashtra Police receiving reports from Central agencies of a threat to him from Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed. ANI

Lewis Hamilton may soon outdo Becks as biggest sporting star
Ace F1 racer Lewis Hamilton may soon outdo David Beckham as the biggest sporting star, predict public relations experts. ANI

Aussie footballers indulge in riskiest boozing when out of season
Aussie football players indulge in the riskiest drinking outside the football season, reveals a study on drinking patterns of AFL (Australian Football League) players. ANI

Paula Radcliffe becomes second woman to win New York marathon thrice
Paula Radcliffe has become only the second woman to win the New York marathon thrice.Radcliffe finished almost two minutes ahead of her nearest rival. ANI

Oz cricket team sees Krejza as their last hope against India in Nagpur
Australia is seriously considering picking off-spinner Jason Krejza for the final Test against India to be played in Nagpur from November 6 to November 10. ANI

Gregs Norman says marriage with Evert is better than expected
Ace golfer Greg Norman has revealed that his marriage to ex-tennis champion Chris Evert has been much better than expected. ANI

Dollar millionaire dream of KPs squad goes up in smoke
The England cricket teams dream of becoming dollar millionaires went up in smoke in Antigua, when they were bundled out for a paltry 99 runs in a Twenty20 competition sponsored by Texan billionaire Allen Sanford. ANI

Rio ends up being Roos barber!
Fed up about being constantly ribbed about his thinning hair, England and Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney finally found a solution to his problem. ANI

Hamilton thanks God for becoming youngest F-1 champ
Lewis Hamilton wept with joy after becoming the youngest-ever Formula One world champion and roared: I thank God for this.Hamilton pipped Brazilian Felipe Massa to the title in unbelievable fashion when he overtook German Timo Glock with just half a mile left to clinch the fifth place he needed in the Brazilian Grand Prix. ANI

Becks shirts and souvenirs facing mafia piracy threats in Italy
The biggest challenge for David Beckham when he lands up in Italy for his loan period with AC Milan will be fighting merchandise piracy by the Italian Mafia. ANI

Scherzinger nearly collapsed with excitement after Hamiltons victory
British racing driver Lewis Hamiltons girlfriend singer Nicole Scherzinger nearly collapsed with excitement when she saw him win the Formula 1 World Championship. ANI

Aussie combat aircraft named after Stephanie Rice
Olympic golden girl Stephanie Rices name will now be seen in the skies over the Middle East. ANI

Livid LA Galaxy fans say Becks is a waste of Spice
LA Galaxy fans have branded David Beckham a waste of Spice after the ace footballer decided to leave Los Angeles, and move to AC Milan. ANI

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