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CWG 2010: India equals its best ever performance with 30 Gold medals on Day-8
India equalled its best ever performance in the Commonwealth Games with 30 Gold medals, as Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia bagging a historic Gold medal for the country in athletics after 58 years here today. ANI

Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia wins Gold for India at Commonwealth Games
Indias hopes to maintain its second position in the medal tally of Commonwealth Games were boosted when Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia won a historic Gold Medal on Monday evening. ANI

Boxer Vijender Kr. misses Gold in 75 kg competition
Indias poster boy Vijender Kumar lost to Englands Ogogo in a semi-final match in the 75 kilogram category of boxing competition here at the XIX Commonwealth Games. ANI

News from the world of Sports with a special focus on Cricket for February 10, 2010

Sports is a tool to defuse tension between states
Sports spread the feelings of brotherhood and unity. Here in Northeast sports is being used as an initiative to sort out border disputes between Assam and agaland. ANI

Kings XI Punjab denies selling stake to Hero Honda
Owners of the IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab and Hero Honda have both denied a report of a sale of its stake to Hero Honda for 260 million dollars. ANI

Chappell declines Pak coaching job
Former Australian cricket captain and coach of the Indian team Greg Chappell has turned down an approach from the Pakistan Cricket Board to coach the national team. ANI

Andhra Sports Minister asks Deccan Chargers to boycott IPL 3
Andhra Pradesh Sports Minister K Venkata has asked the Deccan Chargers to withdraw from the third edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament if no match is played in Hyderabad. ANI

ESPNs Erin Andrews says 27-month sentence not enough for stalker
Michael David Barrett, who made peephole porn video of ESPNs Erin Andrews, should get 27-month sentence, prosecutors said. However, the American sports caster says thats not enough. ANI

Pak Hockey team looking forward to participating in World Cup in India
The Pakistani Hockey team is eagerly looking forward to the Hockey World Cup in New Delhi from February 28. ANI

Only one player spoiling teams unity : Yousuf
Under fire for his teams disgraceful performance Down Under, Pakistan captain Mohammed Yousuf has said that only one player in the team is spoiling the dressing rooms atmosphere. ANI

Tiger Woods mistress Rachel Uchitel lands TV job
Professional golfer Tiger Woods mistress Rachel Uchitel has landed a TV job on Extra. ANI

Johnson happy about Bollinger being new Oz spearhead
Western Australian left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has said that he is happy to have Doug the rug Bollinger as the new spearhead of the Australian attack. ANI

Katie Price offers horse riding support to Terrys wife
Katie Price has offered former England captain John Terrys wife Toni support in the wake of revelations about his reported affair with lingerie model Vanessa Perroncel. ANI

Chelsea cant handle title race pressure, says Man Us Nani
Manchester United winger Nani believes Chelsea cannot handle the pressure of the Premier League title race. ANI

Victoria Bush Rangers to become Melbourne Royals
The Victorian Bushrangers could soon morph into the Melbourne Royals under a grand plan initiated by former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne to create a global cricket super franchise. ANI

Gunners are like a wounded animal, says Liverpools Gerrard
Liverpool FC skipper Steven Gerrard reckons Arsenal is a wounded animal and can expect another savaging from the reborn Reds. ANI

Mom cried after seeing my Sports Illustrated cover pic, says Brooklyn Decker
Tennis star Andy Roddicks wife Brooklyn Decker has revealed that her mother cried after seeing her photo on Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues cover. ANI

Gayle amends score line prediction from 4-1 to 3-2 in Windies favour
West Indian captain Chris Gayle is hoping to recapture his destructive batting form that thrilled crowds in Perth and Canberra earlier this summer. ANI

PCB slapped with legal notice by Cricket Council USA over illegal remarks
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is facing another controversy, with the Cricket Council of the United States of America (CCUSA) sending it legal notice following insult by chairman Ijaz Butt. ANI

Gillespie says 40-over cricket can revive 50-over game
Prospective England bowling coach Jason Gillespie believes 40-over cricket could help to revive the 50-over format of the game. ANI

Wayne Bridge snubs ex Vanessa Perroncel
English footballer Wayne Bridge is said to have snubbed his ex Vanessa Perroncel when she went to pick up their son. ANI

Paine, Voges to play in Sydney, Brisbane
Western Australia batsman Adam Voges and Tasmanian wicketkeeper Tim Paine have been named in the Australian squad for games three and four of the one-day international series against the West Indies in Sydney and Brisbane, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. ANI

Gayle admits hes Bollingers bunny
West Indian captain Chris Gayle has admitted that he has become Australian left-arm pacer Doug Bollingers bunny, but maintains his side can comeback to win the Commonwealth Bank one-day series. ANI

Former Proteas coach may help Aussies regain Ashes
Former Proteas coach Mickey Arthur, who was behind Australias demise at the top of world cricket, is looking to help Ricky Pontings side to reclaim the Ashes at the end of the year ANI

Under fire Pak cricketers finds some support from NA sports committee chairman
While the Pakistan cricket team is receiving flak for its abysmal show Down Under, the chairman of the National Assemblys Standing Committee Jamshed Ahmed Dasti has thrown his support behind some of the beleaguered cricketers. ANI

I came, I saw, I conquered, says Premier League Emperor Ancelotti
Carlo Ancelotti has declared himself Emperor of the English Premier League just eight months after landing on British soil. ANI

PCB sidelined Afridi, Malik while selecting team for Dubai T20 series against England
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) did not consult T20 captain Shahid Afridi, who is currently facing two T20 match ban on ball tampering charges, and former captain Shoaib Malik, before picking up the team for a brief T20 series against England in Dubai. ANI

Ferdinands rise from ballet dancer To England captain
Rio Ferdinands past life as a ballet dancer is revealed in a campaign being fronted by the new England football captain.he National Portrait Gallery pictures Rio Ferdinand relaxing in a leather chair as part of the marketing drive. ANI

Man U skipper tips Nani to be next Ronaldo
Manchester United winger Nani has been tipped to follow the Cristiano Ronaldos track to glory and become a potential world-beater at Old Trafford. ANI

PCB committee summons Afridi to explain his ball-chomping antics
The Pakistan Cricket Boards (PCB) six member committee probing the national teams disastrous Australia tour has summoned all rounder Shahid Afridi to explain his shameful act of chomping the ball during the last one-day international in Perth. ANI

Greg Chappell likely to replace Alam as Pak coach
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is in search of a new coach for the national squad following the humiliating drubbing Down Under, and speculations are rife that former Australian batsman and India coach Greg Chappell is likely to replace Intikhab Alam. ANI

John Terrys wife sets new rules to save marriage
John Terrys wife is ready to get back with her husband but has warned the footballer that he must obey a strict set of new rules to make their marriage work. ANI

Mourinho steps up security following kidnap bid
Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has stepped up his security after a plot to kidnap him. ANI

Hero Honda buys Kings XI Punjab IPL team
Hero Honda Motors Limited, the Worlds single largest two-wheeler motorcycle company has reportedly bought Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kings Kings XI Punjab for a staggering sum of 260 million dollars. ANI

Arsenals Wenger rules out splashing silly moneyfor big name signing
Coach Arsene Wenger has said that he will not be splashing out cash for new players because Arsenal simply cannot afford it. ANI

Fabregas said to have struck verbal pact with Barcelona
Arsenals star midfielder and captain, Cesc Fabregas, has struck a verbal agreement with Champions League holders Barcelona to return to the club next season. ANI

Collingwood says Strauss will prove Warne wrong
England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has said that former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne may have to eat his words during this years Ashes series insofar as his comment on captain Andrew Strauss was concerned.arne had claimed that Strauss was showing a lack of respect to Test cricket by skipping the upcoming tour of Bangladesh. ANI

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