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Man U to become first Premier League club to break 100 million pounds mark
Manchester United is all set to become the first Premier League club to break the 100 million pounds barrier for annual commercial income. ANI

Birmingham eyeing to breach Arsenal's 'weak' defence in Carling Cup final
Birmingham City striker Cameron Jerome has said that his team can beat Arsenal in Sunday's Carling Cup final because of their "weak" defence. ANI

Becks to miss the Royal wedding?
Soccer ace David Beckham has said that he is unsure if he will attend the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. ANI

Mike Tyson's new documentary series is all about his love for pigeons
Former world boxing champion Mike Tyson will open up about his love for pigeons in a new documentary series. ANI

Illegal gambling is rife in British Football League, says player at heart of betting scandal
One of the five players banned by the Football Association (FA) for betting on the outcome of their own match has said that the vast gulf in pay between the Premier League and lower divisions is causing Football League players to commit the same offence. ANI

Colorado Eagles assistant coach suspended for stripping during game
An assistant coach for the Colorado Eagles professional hockey team has been suspended for the rest of the season after he stripped to express his anger at the referees. ANI

Injured Fabregas pulling out all stops to play in Sunday's Carling Cup final
Skipper Cesc Fabregas will today urge Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to change his mind and give him a chance to play in Sunday's Carling Cup final. ANI

Lampard clocked driving at nearly 93mph in a 50mph zone
England footballer Frank Lampard was clocked driving at nearly 93mph in a 50mph zone. ANI

Binge drinking pretty much ruined my career, says ex-Man U goalkeeper
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Roy Carroll reckons that alcohol has ruined his career. ANI

Pak will "have to give more than 100 per cent effort" to beat mighty Sri Lanka: Afridi
Pakistan limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said that the comfortable win against Kenya gave Pakistan's World Cup crusade a good start, but they will have to give "more than 100 per cent effort" if they desire to beat mighty Sri Lanka in front of their home crowd on Saturday. ANI

Beckham finally returns to Los Angeles Galaxy training camp
Ace midfielder David Beckham, who was training with Tottenham Hotspur for the past six weeks to get fit for the start of the new Major League Soccer season, has finally returned to the Los Angeles Galaxy's training camp. ANI

Pak batsmen "know how to tackle" Sri Lanka's formidable M-factor: Misbah
Pakistan are not intimidated by Sri Lanka's M-factor- Muttiah Muralitharan and Lasith Malinga- as they are "used to facing them" and their batsmen "know how to tackle them," Pakistan's World Cup vice-captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said. ANI

Tiger Woods' ex mistress lists Park Ave. pad for $1.95M
Tiger Woods' former mistress Rachel Uchitel has put her Park Ave. apartment on sale for 1.95 million dollars. ANI

Hameed disappointed by PCB's fine, season-long ban over match-fixing interview
Discarded Pakistan batsman Yasir Hameed has expressed his disappointment over the Pakistan Cricket Board's decision to fine and ban him for the remainder of the domestic season for breaching the code of conduct during Pakistan's England tour last year. ANI

Time with Delhi Daredevils in IPL helped us beat Windies: De Villiers
AB de Villiers, who made an unbeaten 107, used his Indian Premier League experience to good use, leading South Africa to a comfortable seven-wicket World Cup win over the West Indies. ANI

Bopara may be dropped for India tie despite timely cameo against Netherlands
England batsman Ravi Bopara is familiar with the pressure of playing in Bangalore and is convinced that he can thrive if given the opportunity to play against India in the World Cup tie on Sunday. ANI

Lankan singer apologises for offensive World Cup song against India, Oz
The Sri Lankan singer, who composed a song backing the country in the 2011 Cricket World Cup, has apologised after his much-hyped song was ANI

Qatari royal family to make fresh 1.5 billion pound bid for Man U
The Al Thani family, the royal family of Qatar, is reportedly preparing a fresh 1.5 billion pound bid for Manchester United. ANI

Sri Lanka to end Pakistan's cricketing isolation with October series in country
Sri Lanka has decided to end Pakistan's cricketing isolation in October-November by touring the country to play three Test matches, five One-dayers and one Twenty20 match. ANI

Hurley and Warne's romance is the real deal, says pal
The budding romance between Shane Warne and Liz Hurley is the real deal, according to one of the spin king's friends. ANI

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