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Netherlands ready to prove its mettle in the game, says captain
The Netherlands cricket team captain, Peter Borren,on Monday expressed confidence about young talent proving their mettle in the World Cup. ANI

Liz Hurley having tough time winning over Warne's kids
Liz Hurley, who is head-over-heels in love with Shane Warne, is apparently having a tough time convincing the spin king's children. ANI

Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend wants to keep love life private
It seems Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Irina Shayk does not want anyone to interfere in her private life. ANI

David Beckham's sex-scandal has another 'witness'
There's another witness in the David Beckham's sex scandal case, it has emerged. ANI

Tendulkar undergoes MRI scan on left knee
Indian batting star Sachin Tendulkar underwent a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan on his left knee here on Monday, but described it as a routine medical check. ANI

Football robbery gang breaks into Theo Walcott's mansion
A gang of criminals has broken into the three million pound family mansion of footballer Theo Walcott, stealing electrical items and other valuables. ANI

Coaches: wear suits for dugout, tracksuits for training to win more matches
A new study has revealed that coaches who wear suits on match days and tracksuits on training days are likelier to get the best results out of their teams. ANI

Andhra Pradesh fans create cricketing replicas
Cricket fans created a 40-feet-high cricket ball, a mini pitch, and the World Cup trophy replicas in Andhra Pradesh to wish the Indian Team luck. ANI

Never expected victory to be so easy against Kenya: Vettori
New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori has said that trouncing a limp Kenyan team by bowling them out for 69 and then chasing it down in eight overs was the sort of performance New Zealand was looking for. ANI

Bahrain Grand Prix to be rescheduled for end of F1 season
The Bahrain Grand Prix, which was going to be held from March 11-13, is likely to be rescheduled to the end of the season, taking place after the Kuala Lumpur GP and before the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi. ANI

Melbourne should axe Grand Prix, says lawmaker
A Labor lawmaker has told the Australian Parliament that most of the people in Melbourne are in favour of axing the Australian Grand Prix because it's too expensive. ANI

Bolton star Klasnic not be charged for rape
Bolton Wanderers star forward Ivan Klasnic will not be charged over the alleged rape of a teenage girl, police have said. ANI

Hamilton, I playing catch-up with rivals due to new car glitches: Button
Former Formula One champion Jenson Button has admitted that Lewis Hamilton and he are playing catch-up with rivals because of a series of new car glitches at McLaren. ANI

Cricket Australia 'deliberately stalling' review of Ashes loss
Cricket Australia is said to be 'deliberately stalling' the review of Australia's disastrous Ashes campaign which is unlikely to be completed in time for their next Test series. ANI

Prince William snubs Blatter, no Wills wedding invite
Price William has given a royal snub to FIFA boss Sepp Blatter by not inviting him for his wedding. ANI

Successful World Cup campaign would help revive Pak cricket: Waqar
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has reiterated that a good performance from his players in the ongoing World Cup will help revive the state of cricket in their country. ANI

After renovation, Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium sports a new look.
Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium, which will host the 2011 cricket World Cup final, now sports a new look after state-of-the-art renovations. ANI

Prior plans to be a hit in new finisher's role for England during WC
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior wants to transform himself into a lethal finisher for the team during the World Cup. ANI

Marseille boss Deschamps reveals why he turned Liverpool coaching offer down
Marseille boss Didier Deschamps has revealed that while he was immensely flattered to get an offer to be the coach of Liverpool, he had to turn it down because he still had a year on his Marseille contract left. ANI

Becks, Posh get an invitation to Prince William, Kate Middleton's wedding
David and Victoria Beckham have been invited to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. ANI

Inzamam says Pak should win World Cup for Woolmer
Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has urged the national team to win the ongoing World Cup for late coach Bob Woolmer. ANI

Only three Chelsea players are in form, says coach Ancelotti
Coach Carlo Ancelotti has stunned his Stamford Bridge bosses by admitting that he has only three outfield players in form. ANI

Warne's relationship with Hurley doesn't affect me, says ex-wife
Shane Warne's ex-wife Simone Callahan has said that she's not bothered by the former cricketer's latest exploits with Liz Hurley. ANI

Ponting asks players to be optimistic, says Oz pace trio best in WC
Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has asked his players to be optimistic about their World Cup prospects because no other team possesses a bowling attack as potent as theirs. ANI

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