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Asian Games: 4X400m relay women's team wins 13th gold for India
India secured a 13th gold medal at the XVIth Asian Games being held here when the women's 4X400m relay team of Manjeet Kaur, Sini Jose, Ashwini Akkunji and Mandeep Kaur clocked a winning time of three minutes 29.02 seconds. ANI

Switzerland to snub Federer despite possible World Tour finals glory
Sixteen-time Grand Slam title winner Roger Federer is resigned to the fact that even if he finishes the season by winning the World Tour finals in London, he will not be the Swiss Sports Personality of the Year. ANI

Men's kabaddi team wins 12th gold for India at Asian Games
The Indian men's kabaddi team registered a 37-20 victory over Iran in the finals to bag the 12th gold for India at the Guangzhou Asian Games on Friday. ANI

Capello takes U-turn over Terry's commitment to England
England manager Fabio Capello has been forced into a humiliating climbdown after questioning defender John Terry's commitment to the team. ANI

Barmy Army's depleted force promises to invade Australia for Ashes
England's Barmy Army has promised to overhaul the financial crisis to drown out the home support in the ongoing Ashes series. ANI

Woods' mistresses 'to celebrate 1yr anniversary of his infamous car crash'
Three of Tiger Woods' alleged mistresses Jamie Jungers, Joslyn James, Holly Sampson are having a "Reunion" cocktail party to mark the golfer's infamous car crash that led to his divorce with Elin Nordegren. ANI

Capello, Charlton called up to boost England 2018 FIFA World Cup bid
Fabio Capello and Sir Bobby Charlton will be part of a 30-strong contingent going to Zurich next week seeking to convince FIFA to award England the 2018 World Cup finals. ANI

Oz 'hat-trick hero' Siddle upheld legends' die-hard' Ashes tradition: Roebuck
Australian hat-trick hero Peter Siddle upheld a great Ashes tradition when he changed the course of a tense first day's play of the Ashes opener with a single over, noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck has said. ANI

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone beaten and robbed of jewellery outside London penthouse
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone was punched and kicked to the ground by robbers as they grabbed a 200,000 pound haul from him and his Brazilian girlfriend in London. ANI

Cornwall village football tie ends in 55-0 score line
There are mismatches in football and then there are humiliations and one Cornish team has been well and truly embarrassed after losing by 55 goals to nil. ANI

Ashes: English media unimpressed with Oz bowling prowess
Victorian Peter Siddle's heroics on day one of the Ashes series, when he claimed six wickets for 54 runs, hasn't convinced the English press enough that Australia has an attack to fear this summer. ANI

Manchester City's Adebayor looks set for Juventus switch
Manchester City may have rejected suggestions that a deal for Emmanuel Adebayor's move to Juventus on loan has been finalized, but it does seem that the striker's days at Eastlands are coming to an end. ANI

Manchester United tops list of Europe's 50 best supported clubs
Manchester United has topped a list of Europe's 50 best supported clubs, beating the likes of Real Madrid and Bayern Munich to the crown. ANI

Spurs coach Redknapp compares star Gallas to England icon Bobby Moore
Former Arsenal skipper William Gallas has gone from hate figure to cult hero for Tottenham Hotspurs fans, so much so, that his coach, Harry Redknapp has compared him to England icon Bobby Moore. ANI

Hussey leads Australia's fightback on day two of Ashes opener
Australian middle-order batsman Michael Hussey led a counter-attack for the home team after England dominated the second session of day two of opening Ashes Test in Brisbane on Friday. ANI

Swiss authorities looking into FIFA cash for World Cup votes scandal
Swiss authorities looking into a FIFA cash for World Cup votes scandal, and according to sources, the inquiry could possibly lead to criminal charges. ANI

'Hat trick hero' Siddle to keep lucky charm 'Movember' act for entire Ashes series
Australian hat-trick hero Peter Siddle's 'Movember' act could be here to stay longer following his sensational six-wicket haul against England in the ongoing first Ashes Test in Brisbane. ANI

Rooney 'formally' apologizes to Manchester United fans over contract fiasco
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has finally issued a public apology to the club's supporters over his contract controversy last month. ANI

Rooney says he never contemplated joining Manchester City
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney insists that he never considered joining Manchester City when he threatened to quit the Red Devils last month. ANI

Bell defends England's decision to bat first in Ashes opener
England middle-order batsman Ian Bell has defended his team's decision to bat first in the ongoing opening Ashes Test in Brisbane, saying that it was "not a million miles away from par". ANI

Top Australian entrepreneur detained in China over 'embezzlement' charges
A leading Australian businessmen in China has been detained in Guangzhou on suspicion of embezzlement after a reported dispute with his Chinese business partner. ANI

Oz fans disappointed over millionaire Becks refusal to wave to them
Football fans in Sydney are reportedly miffed that As David Beckham, one of the world's most highly paid footballers, refused to wave to them while enjoying a glass of cold beer on the Newcastle cafe strip last night. ANI

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