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Over 600 specially-abled students participate in Shimla Winter Olympics
Over 600 specially-abled students from twenty different states have participated in the Winter Olympics in Shimla. ANI

Ashley Cole cozies up to Playboy model Kayla Collins
Chelsea footballer Ashley Cole and Playboy model Kayla Collins were spotted cozying up at a night club in London. ANI

Ashes: Warne, Taylor baffled by Beer snub in Perth
Test greats Shane Warne and Mark Taylor on Thursday disagreed with the selectors decision to pick four quick bowlers for the third Ashes Test in Perth, which left uncapped spin bowler Michael Beer as the 12th man. ANI

Foot injury stops Serena Williams in her tennis tracks till April 2011
Serena Williams may not play again until next April because of her mysterious foot injury. ANI

England in command after first day of Perth Ashes Test
England bowlers made a sensational start to the third Ashes Test at Perth's WACA Ground by bowling out Australia for 268 in their first innings on day one on Thursday. ANI

Shearer keen on return to Blackburn Rovers
Alan Shearer has shown keen interest in taking over as the new boss of his old club Blackburn Rovers. ANI

You'll win nothing with kids, taunts Fergie
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has begun playing mind games ahead of his club's Premier League clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday by taunting: You will win nothing with kids! ANI

Man City boss Mancini to persuade Tevez to stay on club
Manchester City manager-cum-coach Roberto Mancini is expected to hold talks with skipper Carlos Tevez on Friday and try to persuade him to stay on at the club. ANI

Bell, Broad might be better candidates than Cook to lead England: Vaughan
Michael Vaughan has said that opener Alastair Cook is not certain to take over from Andrew Strauss as England captain, and added that Ian Bell or all-rounder Stuart Broad might be better candidates than Cook. ANI

Meet the Simone Callahan who is not Shane Warne's wife
A woman from Geelong, Australia, is constantly being mistaken for former cricketer Shane Warne's ex-wife Simone Callahan, and the reason is - both ladies share the same name. ANI

Oz players must counter criticism with performance: Nielsen
Australia's coach Tim Nielsen has asked his players not to hide from criticism, but counter it by performing. ANI

Goalkeeper commits suicide after fiancee cheats with John Terry's bro
A young goalkeeper hanged himself after his fiancee cheated on him with his teammate - who is the older brother of Chelsea star John Terry. ANI

Bollinger claims he was fully fit to play Perth Test
New South Wales fats bowler Doug Bollinger has said he was fit and had fully recovered from a side strain that had ruled him out of the start of the domestic summer, and added that his fitness shouldn't have been an issue going into the third Ashes Test in Perth. ANI

'Drunk' Sami faces investigation over hotel brawl
Pakistani fast bowler and Karachi Blues captain Mohammad Sami is under investigation after being accused of brawling and damaging hotel furniture while drunk, Karachi City Cricket Association (KCCA) President Siraj Bukhari has said. ANI

'Recuperating' Tanvir ruled out of Pak tour of New Zealand
Pakistani fast bowler Sohail Tanvir has been ruled out of the tour to New Zealand with a knee injury. ANI

Ponting may be axed as captain if Australia loses Ashes
Ricky Ponting has said he may have to step down as Australian skipper if the Ashes series is lost. ANI

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