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Sports News on December 4, 2010

Gambhir's century in Vadodara gives India series win over New Zealand
Skipper Gautam Gambhir hit his ninth one-day international century, helping India to a nine-wicket win in the third ODI played here on Saturday. ANI

Second repeat ton by Cook helps England to tighten grip on Adelaide Test
A second consecutive Test hundred by opener Alastair Cook helped England to tighten its grip on proceedings against Australia in the second Ashes Test on Saturday. ANI

'Not 100 per cent satisfied with Pak team's World Cup preparations': Afridi
Pakistan's One-day International captain Shahid Afridi has said that he is not fully satisfied with his team's preparations for the World Cup 2011, which is to be co-hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. ANI

Jorhat hosts two mega tennis tournaments
Assam's Jorhat District recently played host to two mega tennis tournaments, which saw the participation of players from across the country. ANI

Ferguson gets 100-mn pounds to buy new players
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has been given 100 million pounds to strengthen the squad. ANI

Referee penalises US football player for thanking God after touchdown
An American football referee has caused controversy after he penalised a high school player for thanking God after he scored a touchdown. ANI

Ancelotti blasts Chelsea players for lacking 'desire to win'
Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has criticized his players for lacking the "desire to win", and said that they have to beat Everton on Saturday. ANI

2018 World Cup campaigners express fears over Russian racist attacks
Russia's football authorities, who would host the 2018 World Cup, have been accused of ignoring a surge in race-related incidents around the sport, by campaigners. ANI

Russians knew 24 hours in advance about World Cup bid results
Russia World Cup bid chief executive Alexey Sorokin was so confident that he boldly told the England team in Zurich 24 hours in advance that his country had enough votes to win. ANI

Wenger says Fifa World Cup bidding process is from 'Middle Ages'
Hurt by the failure of England's 2018 campaign to host the World Cup, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has likened Fifa's bidding process to something from the "Middle Ages". Wenger said he could not understand how England got only two votes in Fifa's bidding process for the 2018 World Cup. ANI

Tyson admits getting drunk after every fight
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has admitted that he binged on booze "after every fight". ANI

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