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Sports News on July 27, 2011

US soldier plans bringing baseball to Afghanistan
An American soldier in Afghanistan has planned to spread his love of baseball to children in the war-torn country. ANI

Zaheer still doubtful for second Test, Tendulkar, Gambhir declared fit
Indian left-arm fast bowler Zaheer Khan is still a doubtful starter for the second Test against England to be played here from Friday, while Sachin Tendulkar and Gautam Gambhir have been declared fit for the game. ANI

Lindsay Davenport expecting third baby!
Tennis star Lindsay Davenport has revealed that she is expecting her third child with husband Jonathan Leach. ANI

Bollinger 'must improve fitness' to make it to Test squad: Hilditch
The chairman of the Australian cricket selection committee, Andrew Hilditch, has said that New South Wales left-arm fast bowler Doug Bollinger has to improve his fitness and endurance to be considered for Test selection. ANI

India may not be world's No.1 Test team for long: Boycott
Former England captain and opener Geoffrey Boycott has said that India may not be world's No.1 Test team for long after losing the Lord's Test by 196 runs. ANI

Ashley Cole's airhostess mistress writes 'sorry' letter to Cheryl
Love rat Ashley Cole's latest squeeze, airhostess Kerry Meades, has written an apology - and warning - to his former wife Cheryl, saying that the footballer is a 'liar and a cheat' who would never change. ANI

Man U may sign one more 'world-class' player this summer
Manchester United are still planning to sign one more 'world-class' player this summer. ANI

Indian team says sorry, to attend envoy's reception in middle of August
Members of the Indian cricket team have formally apologised for skipping a reception that was to be hosted by Indian High Commissioner Nalin Surie on July 18. ANI

Ryan Giggs 'gyrates with belly dancer on table' on wild night out
Ryan Giggs, who took out an injunction in a failed bid to hush up a fling with former Big Brother babe Imogen Thomas, was recently spotted gyrating on a table with a belly dancer on a wild night out in New York with pals that went on until 4am. ANI

Baseball kissed by Monroe, signed by DiMaggio to go on sale for $20K
A baseball kissed by Marilyn Monroe and signed by New York Yankees baseball team - including legend Joe DiMaggio - is set to go on sale for at least 20,000 dollars. ANI

'Misfiring' Chelsea striker Torres vows 'he will score'
Under fire Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has vowed that he will return to his goal scoring ways, swatting away fears about his form. ANI

Man City grab striker Aguero for 'record' 35 m pounds
Manchester City has agreed to pay a record fee of 35 million pounds for Atletico Madrid striker Sergio Aguero. ANI

Indian team skipped envoy's dinner for Dhoni's charity event, matter reported to MEA
Members of the Indian cricket team skipped a reception that was to be hosted by Indian High Commissioner Nalin Surie on July 18 to attend a fund raising event for the Sakshi Foundation, which is run by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his wife Sakshi for under-privileged children. ANI

Flower lauds Broad for 'heroic' bowling in Lords
England coach Andy Flower believes that pacer Stuart Broad has set a benchmark for the rest of his career after making a strong comeback against India in the first test at Lords. ANI

PCB tells court it doubts leg-spinner Kaneria's integrity
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has told the Sindh High Court that it will not consider leg-spinner Danish Kaneria for national selection, as it has doubts about his integrity. ANI

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