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Sports News on February 2, 2011

Australia completes record run chase to beat England in Sydney ODI
Australia chased down England's 333-6 to win the sixth ODI held in Sydney by two wickets. ANI

'Competitor' Misbah says Afridi "doing good job" as Pak ODI skipper
Pakistan's Test captain Misbahul Haq has come out in the support of incumbent limited-overs skipper Shahid Afridi amid uncertainty looming over the selection of the national team's captain for the forthcoming World Cup. ANI

Becks 'rapping to Posh's baby bump'
It looks like the unborn fourth baby of David Beckham and Victoria will become a rap fan. ANI

Cancer survivor Martina Navratilova shows off her fit bikini bod
Less than a year after surviving a br*ast cancer scare, Martina Navratilova turned heads, looked confidant and beach fit at a beach in Australia. ANI

Schumacher confident of podium finish driving his new F1 car
Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is looking forward to driving his new Mercedes car, and is convinced that he will be back on the podium this season. ANI

David Miliband joins Sunderland as non-executive vice-chairman
Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has joined the board of Premier League football club Sunderland as their non-executive vice chairman. ANI

Tiger Woods spotted enjoying 'daddy time' with kids
Tiger Woods was recently spotted spending quality time with his kids in Florida. ANI

Ian Thorpe to return for 2012 London Olympics
Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe has announced that he will return to competitive swimming in a bid to contest the 2012 London Olympics. ANI

Hayden to lead push to prevent axing of Sheffield Shield final
Former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden will spearhead an emotional last-minute push to save the Sheffield Shield final as it faces being swept away by the Twenty20 revolution. ANI

Thorpe's comeback announcement praised and panned on Twitter
Swimming champion Ian Thorpe's announcement Wednesday that he will aim to compete in the London 2012 Olympics has been both praised and widely panned on social networking sites like Twitter. ANI

Wenger accuses Chelsea of hypocrisy in following UEFA fair play rules
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has accused Chelsea of hypocrisy after signing up to UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules and then spending an astonishing 75 million pounds on the final day of the January transfer window. ANI

Rooney give me 10 goals and Berbatov 30, demands Ferguson
Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson wants Wayne Rooney to score at least 10 goals and his expectation from striker Dimitar Berbatov is of 30 goals. ANI

Broad says fitness plans coming along nicely
England fast bowler Stuart Broad has stepped up his bid for fitness with the England squad in Australia. ANI

Torres wanted to join Chelsea since last summer
Fernando Torres' right hand man has said the ace striker wanted to join Chelsea since last summer. ANI

Former Black Cap Morrison questions Kiwi team rotation policy
Former New Zealand cricketer John Morrison has questioned the current selection committee's rotation policy in the wake of the team losing 13 of its last 14 one-day internationals. ANI

Injured Vettori, Ryder in doubt for fifth Kiwi-Pak ODI
New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori and middle-order batsman Jesse Ryder are unlikely to play in the must win fifth one-day international against Pakistan, as they are struggling with a hamstring strain and a finger injury respectively. ANI

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