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Indian boxers to fight for gold on Day 10 of CWG
With 29 gold medals at stake on the tenth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, Indian boxers Suranjoy Singh, Manoj Kumar and Paramjeet Samota will fight for gold medals in their respective finals. ANI

Indian women athletes, shooters help country retain No.2 position in CWG on Day-9
India remained firm on the second position on Day-9, as Indian women helped it keep its head held high by winning a historic Gold medal in the womens 4x400m relay in the evening following the shooters Annuraj Singh and Heena Sidhu who did the country proud by winning Gold in the morning here on Tuesday at the Commonwealth Games. ANI

Indian women script history by claiming Gold medal in 4x400m relay in C'wealth Games
If Indian sports lovers thought Monday was the finest day in athletics for the country in the history of Commonwealth Games due to it first ever Gold in Discus Throw besides a podium finish, the Indian women runners made Tuesday an unforgettable Golden Day, as they stunned all by winning Gold medal in the womens 4x400m relay here on Tuesday. ANI

News from the world of Sports with a special focus on Cricket for October 9, 2008

Michael Phelps wants a break to turn into a lazy Turtle!
Olympic medalist Michael Phelps wants to take a break from swimming to be like Entourages lazy character Turtle. ANI

Australia recovers after Haydens first-over dismissal
Australia electing to bat after winning the toss were 129 for one in the post lunch session on the opening day of the first cricket Test against India in Bangalore on Thursday. ANI

Stephanie Rice wows Hall of Fame red carpet Down Under
Australian swimming champion Stephanie Rice honoured both past and present sports legends at the annual Hall of Fame dinner in Melbourne. ANI

Michael Phelps girlfriend wants to keep their relationship under wraps
Michael Phelps girlfriend Nicole Johnson, who was a Miss California runner-up, wants to keep their relationship away from the public eye. ANI

Pak cricket chief selector resigns to give ‘room’ to new PCB chief
Hours after the formal announcement of the appointment of new PCB chief Ijaz Butt, Pakistan’s chief selector Salahuddin Ahmad resigned here last evening, saying that he wanted to give room to the new chief to appoint a chief selector of his own choice. ANI

Chelsea deny 730 mn pound debt could be a problem
Chelsea has strongly defended their financial structure and rejected any suggestion that the clubs estimated debt figure of 730 million pound could ultimately jeopardise their participation in European competitions. Owner Roman Abramovich believe that the clubs unique ownership model should be taken into account before the introduction of penalties for clubs carrying excessive debts, The Telegraph reported. ANI

PCB chief hints at playing home series at neutral venues if security scene remains same
Despite opposition from several former cricketing greats in the country against playing home series at neutral venues, the newly appointed PCB chairman Ijaz Butt has reportedly said that he could consider the option if the current security situation remains the same. ANI

Gough jealous of English team playing in 10 million pound Stanford match
Darren Gough has admitted that he is jealous of Englands 10 million pound Stanford match. ANI

Lewis to curb instincts in Japan Grand Prix
Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton will seek to curb his attacking instincts at the Japanese Grand Prix. ANI

CA chief laughs off Warne’s comeback wish
Reacting to retired Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne’s wish to make a comeback if he gets a call, Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has reportedly said that the 39-year-old second highest Test wicket taker should not be expecting a call now. ANI

Rooney is petrified of flying!
England football star Wayne Rooney has been nicknamed Mr. T after screaming like a baby when a plane hit a storm. ANI

Poshs legs, kids save Becks from his marriage blues
English footballer David Beckham has revealed that whenever he feels under pressure with his marriage, he only has to remember his kids and his wife Victorias long legs to wipe away the blues. ANI

The 4 yr old whiz kid who may be the next Lewis Hamilton
Leonardo Panayiotou, a young go-kart racer, has been hailed as the next Lewis Hamilton after clinching a sponsorship deal at the age of 4. ANI

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