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Winter football tournament in Srinagar attracts youth
Scores of youngsters participated in the winter football tournament organised in Srinagar. ANI

Cricket fans can now follow World Cup on iPhone
This Cricket World Cup, fans can follow favorite teams and stars right on the iPhone. The sleek free-to-download iPhone app, WC2k11 Cricket, offers match scores, tweets from cricket stars themselves, news from across the venues, videos, match schedules besides venue stats and records. Does a cricket fan anything more? ANI

Serena Williams gets cast off her foot after 7 months
Tennis champ Serena Williams, who had surgery after cutting her foot on broken glass following her win at Wimbledon last July, has finally removed the cast off her foot. ANI

Taibu stars as Zimbabwe thrash Canada by 175 runs in World Cup clash
Zimbabwean wicketkeeper-batsman Tatenda Taibu hit 98 on Monday to help his side thrash Canada by 175 runs in their World Cup Group A encounter at Nagpur's Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium. ANI

Australia has reached its pre-World Cup goals: Nielsen
Australia coach Tim Nielsen believes the team's World Cup form had reached its pre-tournament goals, and has reposed full faith in pacers Brett Lee, Shaun Tait and Mitchell Johnson. ANI

Malinga's presence will bolster Sri Lanka's World Cup campaign: Sangakkara
Sri Lankan skipper Kumara Sangakkara has said that his strike bowler Lasith Malinga's presence in their World Cup match against Pakistan could have tipped the match in their favour. ANI

Bresnan reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct
England fast bowler Tim Bresnan has been officially reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side's tied match against India in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 in Bengaluru on Sunday. ANI

Tim Bresnan reprimanded, Strauss fined for slow over-rate against India
England's fast bowler Tim Bresnan has been officially reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side's tied match against India in Bengaluru on Sunday. ANI

Rooney fate in referee's hand, can face four-match ban
Ace striker Wayne Rooney's fate rests in referee Mark Clattenburg's hands as Manchester United striker could face a four-match ban for elbowing on Wigan's James McCarthy. ANI

Cristiano Ronaldo to become dad again?
Rumors are abuzz that football ace Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Irina Shayk is pregnant with his child. ANI

Fulham's Hughes says Man City's Mancini is not sincere
Fulham chief Mark Hughes has accused Manchester City's Roberto Mancini of lacking in sincerity after the pair's touchline clash. ANI

World Cup format encourages match-fixing, says Rashid Latif
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif believes that the current World Cup format encourages match-fixing. ANI

Wahab may replace 'struggling' Gul in WC game against Canada: Wasim
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has suggested that fast bowler Wahab Riaz should replace experienced Umar Gul in the country's next World Cup game against Canada on March 3. ANI

Vidic wants to bury Torres hoodoo
Manchester United's Nemanja Vidic appears intent on burying his Fernando Torres hoodoo, when his team clashes with Chelsea on Tuesday. ANI

Wenger urges Arsenal not to moan over Carling Cup defeat
Coach Arsene Wenger has urged his Arsenal side not to let their Carling Cup defeat ruin their season. ANI

Frustrated Mills doesn't like being left out of Black Caps WC squad
Kyle Mills is one frustrated New Zealand cricketer. ANI

Oz pacer Tait back to his best in World Cup 2011
Australian right-arm quick Shaun Tait appears to have come back from the dead as far as his cricketing fortunes are concerned. ANI

Guyanese leg spinner Bishoo to replace injured Bravo in Windies WC squad
Guyanese leg spinner Devendra Bishoo has been nominated as a replacement for injured all rounder Dwayne Bravo in the West Indies' World Cup squad. ANI

'Astrologer' Warne rightly predicted tie for India-England encounter
Australian spin legend Shane Warne has acknowledged a new career in astrology after he correctly tipped a tie in Sunday's World Cup match between India and England. ANI

England wicket keeper Davies publicly announces he is gay
England wicket keeper Steve Davies, who missed out a spot in the squad for the World Cup, has become the country's first professional cricketer to publicly announce that he is gay. ANI

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