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Kris not scared of being sued by Kim's publicist over 'gay' remark
Kris Humphries is not afraid of legal threats from his estranged wife Kim Kardashian's friend and publicist Jonathan Cheban. ANI

Collingwood backs Australia to emerge stronger after 'difficult' rebuilding process
Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood reckons that the rebuilding process that Australia is currently going through is exactly what every other team goes through. ANI

Bhopal gas victims asks Indian Olympic Association to boycott London Olympics
Bhopal gas tragedy victims and a member of India's world cup winning hockey team met Indian Olympic Association president in New Delhi on Wednesday to demand the boycott of London Olympics in the wake of Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the event. ANI

Hayden advises Hughes to consolidate career at first-class cricket
Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden believes that Phil Hughes must work on his game at the Sheffield Shield level to be a more consistent opening batsman. ANI

Alex Gerrard slams Caroline Flack for dating teenager
Alex Gerrard, wife of Liverpool and England footballer Steven Gerrard, has slammed fellow celebrity Caroline Flack, for dating Harry Styles, who is just 17. ANI

Derek Jeter gives away autographed goodies to one-night stands
Derek Jeter reportedly sends off his one-night stands with a basket full of autographed baseball goodies. ANI

Beckhams deny moaning about 'cheap seats' at royal wedding
David and Victoria Beckham have slammed reports that that they complained about being in the "cheap seats" during Prince William and Kate's wedding. ANI

Dwayne Bravo prefers nightclubs to beaches
Dwayne Bravo has revealed that he is more into the nightlife than the beaches. ANI

Chelsea ready to sell flop striker Torres for 20 million pounds
Chelsea is reportedly prepared to sell striker Fernando Torres and will listen to any club prepared to offer around 20 million pounds in next month's transfer window. ANI

Bangladesh may become first cricket team to tour Pak since 2009
Bangladesh could become the first international cricket team to tour Pakistan since the Lahore terror attacks in March 2009. ANI

Villas-Boas hasn't spoken to me about possible Chelsea axing: Lampard
Chelsea and England football star Frank Lampard admits boss Andre Villas-Boas has not spoken to him about his axing from the club. ANI

Harry Redknapp says Spurs want Man City's Carlos Tevez
Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp is reported to be plotting a sensational move for Manchester City outcast Carlos Tevez. ANI

South Africa eyeing to focus on Sri Lanka's weaknesses: De Villiers
Ahead of the three-Test against Sri Lanka, South African vice captain AB de Villiers admits that it is difficult to say what the visiting team's weaknesses are, as they haven't faced each other since 2006. ANI

Spinners to decide fate of England-Pakistan series
Former Pakistani leg spinner Mushtaq Ahmed has predicted a tough competition between spinners of England and Pakistan when the two teams meet for an upcoming series in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. ANI

Nicole Scherzinger still loves Lewis Hamilton 'very much'
Nicole Scherzinger has revealed that she still loves her ex-boyfriend Lewis Hamilton "very much" despite their split. ANI

Prior wants another 10 runs to his batting average to become best keeper
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has warned bowlers that he plans to add another 10 runs to his existing batting average of 44.71. ANI

Watson, Clarke and Ponting among Australia's highest earning sports stars
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, captain Michael Clarke and batsman Ricky Ponting have emerged as one of the country's highest earning sports stars. ANI

CA reverts back to expert's voting for man-of-the-match award following Hobart howler
Cricket Australia (CA) has abandoned its mobile phone and tablet app-users voting system for the man-of-the-match award following the controversy after the Hobart Test. ANI

Man City players enjoy fancy dress Xmas party hours after Chelsea defeat
Just hours after being handed their first league defeat of the season by Chelsea, Manchester City players enjoyed a fancy dress Christmas party in London. ANI

BCCI vice-president fails to understand reason behind Kumble's resignation
Baffled by the resignation of former India captain Anil Kumble as chief of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice president M P Pandove said he fails to identify the reasons behind this decision. ANI

Four Australian greats pick their Boxing Day XI
Four former Australian cricketers - Merv Hughes, Dean Jones, Ashley Mallet and Geoff Lawson-have revealed their selection picks for the Boxing Day Test against India. ANI

Amla predicts 'challenging' Test series against Sri Lanka
South African batsman Hashim Amla believes that their three-Test series against Sri Lanka, which starts in Centurion on Thursday, will be challenging. ANI

Rooney's blackmailer scared of losing life if he names main culprit
A member from the gang who tried to blackmail Wayne Rooney's wife Coleen for her personal family photos, has told the police that he fears he would be shot if he names the man behind the plot. ANI

Kris invited 2 blonde girls to marital suite weeks before split with Kim
Kris Humphries reportedly invited two blonde girls to his marital suite after a late night party, just weeks before his split with Kim Kardashian. ANI

Tom Cruise would love to star in action flick with Becks
Tom Cruise has revealed that he wants to make a film with David Beckham. ANI

Steyn keen to make batting 'uncomfortable' for Sri Lankan batsmen
South African fast bowler Dale Steyn hopes to make life difficult out in the middle for the Sri Lankan batsmen during the three-Test series, which starts in Centurion on Thursday. ANI

Adjusting to South African wickets' bounce, pace key to Lankan success: Mathews
Sri Lankan vice-captain Angelo Mathews admits that his team's batsmen are expecting a serious threat from South African fast bowlers on fast and bouncy wickets than they are used to back in Indian subcontinent. ANI

Wright keeps calm after Kiwi win, carries on
Black Caps cricket coach John Wright is not known to get carried away. ANI

Oz Olympic swimming champ Rice goes under the knife
Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice has undergone surgery to repair a tendon tear in her right shoulder. ANI

ECB denies snubbing Sharjah due to previous match fixing links
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has denied reports that the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium had been ignored as a venue for the series against Pakistan due to its previous alleged match fixing links. ANI

Warne tells Test selectors to go for youth
Former cricketer player Shane Warne has urged Australia's cricket selectors to be brave and inject more youth into the Test side. ANI

Injured Warne sheds bandage
Injured former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne's chances of being fit to play Melbourne Stars' Twenty20 Big Bash League opener on Saturday have improved after he saw his surgeon this morning and had his bandage removed. ANI

Injured Paine to wait longer to succeed Haddin as No.1 Oz wicketkeeper
Australian wicketkeeper Tim Paine will have to wait a while longer to succeed Brad Haddin as the country's No.1 wicketkeeper as he has been ruled out of action for another four months over his finger injury. ANI

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