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Bad light stops play in Lord's Test, teams go in for early tea
Bad light stopped play in the first of four Tests between England and India at the Lord's cricket ground on Thursday, forcing players to go in for an early tea break. ANI

Ashley Cole's girl No.3 Collette's junkie pics surface in fetish websites
Ashley Cole's latest girlfriend has posed for vile photoshoots where she is looking like a demented drug addict. ANI

Wladimir Klitschko chats up Jessica White post Hayden Panettiere break-up
Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has already forgotten his break-up with 'Heroes' star Hayden Panettiere as he was spotted chatting with Jessica White at a restaurant recently. ANI

England go to lunch at 43 for loss of Cook's wicket
England went to lunch at 43 for the loss of opener Alastair Cook's wicket on the first day of the first Test against India at Lords on Thursday. ANI

I might have put Will Smith out of job had I acted, says footie Rio
Rio Ferdinand has claimed that he could have been a better actor than Will Smith had he accepted the movie offers that came his way. ANI

Tevez is not irreplaceable, says Beckham
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham thinks that Carlos Tevez's exit from Manchester City will be a big loss for the team, but insists that he is not irreplaceable. ANI

Manchester City will never topple Manchester United: Beckham
Former Manchester United star David Beckham insists that despite a wealth of talent, Manchester City will not topple Sir Alex Ferguson's team. ANI

Manchester City will be stronger next season without Tevez: Kompany
Manchester City's captain-in-waiting Vincent Kompany insists that the club will be even stronger next season - with or without striker Carlos Tevez. ANI

India wins toss, decides to field against England in Lord's Test
Indian captain M.S. Dhoni won the toss and elected to field against England in the first Test at Lord's here on Thursday. ANI

Disabled 'blade runner' creates history by qualifying for London Olympics
South African Oscar Pistorius has become the first 'disabled' athlete to qualify for an able-bodied event in the 2012 Olympics in London. ANI

Cristiano Ronaldo wears watch with four different time zones
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo was spotted wearing a watch, which displays four different time zones. ANI

Wenger under pressure to buy new players for Arsenal
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly under pressure from the club's board to start buying new players. ANI

Rooney hat trick helps Man U thrash Seattle Sounders 7-0 in US tour match
Wayne Rooney has made a flying start to the new season by scoring his second half hat-trick as Manchester United cruised to a 7-0 victory against Seattle Sounders in the second game of the club's summer tour of the United States. ANI

Tottenham Hotspur can match 'ambitious' Modric's expectations: Redknapp
Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp insists that his team can match midfielder Luka Modric's fierce ambition. ANI

yan Giggs likes to rap, reveals mate Rio Ferdinand
Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs likes to belt out rap music, his teammate Rio Ferdinand has revealed. ANI

Becks rents Spielberg's Malibu mansion to help Posh recover post baby
David Beckham has rented out Steven Spielberg's sprawling Californian beachside home in Malibu for œ93,000 a month, so that wife Victoria can relax and recover after the birth of their baby girl, Harper Seven, while he and the boys get in some swimming and surfing. ANI

Hamilton, Button and Whitmarsh to stay at McLaren for 2012 F1 season
McLaren have confirmed that they have no intention of breaking up their top trio of Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button and team principal Martin Whitmarsh for the 2012 Formula One season. ANI

Massa will stay with Ferrari next year, says team president
Ferrari Formula One team president Luca di Montezemolo has brushed aside rumours that Felipe Massa will be replaced by the team for the 2012 season. ANI

Hamilton keeps me on my toes: Button
McLaren Formula One racing driver Jenson Button has admitted that having Lewis Hamilton as a teammate is not "a stress-free situation". ANI

World's biggest McDonalds to open in London for 2012 Olympics
The fast-food chain McDonald's has announced it will open its biggest ever branch close to the London 2012 Olympics site, Stratford. ANI

Tiger Woods' long-time caddie Steve Williams 'shocked and betrayed' by sacking
Tiger Woods' caddie, Steve Williams, has said he is 'shocked and disappointed' over his sacking, and indicated that 'his loyalty' had been betrayed. ANI

Football players from poorer nations being trafficked to fix matches: FIFA official
FIFA's head of security and the man overseeing the attempt to combat match-fixing, Chris Eaton, believes that match-fixers are trafficking football players from the game's poorer nations to help facilitate their scams. ANI

No way back for Tevez after Man City-Corinthian deal collapse
There appears to be no way back for Argentine football star Carlos Tevez in the wake of the collapse of the deal between Manchester City and Brazil's Corinthians. ANI

London court dismisses banned Pak cricket spot fixing trio's appeal
The Crown Court in London has dismissed the appeal of banned Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir to dismiss their corruption case in a preliminary hearing. ANI

Akram wants Tendulkar to get his 100th ton at Lord's
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said he would be extremely happy if Sachin Tendulkar scores his 100th international century at Lord's. ANI

Kiwi cricket umpire Tony Hill backs use of 'magnificent' UDRS
New Zealand cricket umpire Tony Hill says that he has no problem being proved wrong by the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) provided that the correct decision is reached. ANI

World cricketers' association to oppose MCC's proposal for lie detector tests
The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) has said that it "outright rejects" the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)'s proposals to encourage players to take lie detector tests in an effort to fight corruption within the game. ANI

Strauss-Zaheer clash could be one of the themes of the summer: Hussain
As India take on England in the first test at Lords later today, a battle between Andrew Strauss and Zaheer Khan will be the one to watch out for. ANI

England 'absolutely ready to be World No.1 Test team', says Strauss
England captain Andrew Strauss reckons that his team is confident enough to complete their historic climb to become the World No.1 Test team. ANI

ECB shocked over Panesar's private bowling session with Tendulkar
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has been left shocked after it discovered that off-spinner Monty Panesar has been helping Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar to prepare for the Test series, which begins today at Lord's.anesar had a long bowl to Tendulkar in the nets at Lord's last week. The private session was not arranged by ECB or Panesar's county Sussex. ANI

Sri Lanka name ODI and Twenty20 squad for Australia tour
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced the ODI and Twenty20 squad for next month's tour of Australia. ANI

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