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Injured Zaheer, Sreesanth ruled out of India's Test series against West Indies
Indian fast bowlers Zaheer Khan and S. Sreesanth have been ruled out of three-match Test series against West Indies due to injuries. ANI

Ex-Pak player Bakht says Afridi at fault, but urges PCB to treat matter leniently
Former Pakistan fast bowler Sikander Bakht has said that all-rounder Shahid Afridi failed to handle the captaincy of the national team with diplomacy because he was aggressive by nature and outspoken as a person. ANI

BBC cricket commentator's 'X-rated' explanation of how to apply bat rubber onto handle
British cricket commentator Jonathan Agnew inadvertently injected a bit of X-rated banter into BBC Radio 4's Test Match Special during the second England-Sri Lanka Test at Lord's earlier this week while commentating on an incident where Kevin Pietersen had to change the rubber grip on his bat handle. ANI

Toure's 'Shane Warne excuse' for six-month drug-related suspension
Manchester City defender Kolo Toure suffered from a 'recognized medical condition' in which he became 'obsessed' with a 'misplaced perception that he was fat', an Football Association report has revealed. ANI

It was killing me inside: Sugar Ray Leonard on hiding childhood sexual abuse
Retired professional boxer Sugar Ray Leonard has revealed that he is glad he opened up about his childhood sexual abuse at the hands of his coach, as hiding it was killing him on the inside. ANI

Malcolm Speed backs Oz 10-yr jail term law to deter match-fixers
Former International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Malcolm Speed has backed the multi-sport crackdown on match fixing in Australia, which is calling for ten-year jail terms for guilty parties. ANI

Chinese Football Association to probe bone density-reducing drug abuse ploy
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) is set to probe the latest drug abuse ploy which can help young players reduce bone density to pass the association's routine bone tests. ANI

Devastated Rhodri Giggs sends emotional text to wife Natasha
Rhodri Giggs contacted his wife for the first time since revelations of her 8-year-fling with his brother Ryan, telling her: "I can't believe this has happened", a pal of Natasha has claimed. ANI

'I just bowled rubbish last year', says Bollinger
Australian fast bowler Doug Bollinger believes that the endurance issues that hampered his performance last year were overstated. ANI

Imogen Thomas to star in musical about her real-life fling with Ryan Giggs
Imogen Thomas, who has had the whole nation talking about her alleged affair with Ryan Giggs for quite some time, is now set to play the lead role in a musical that will detail the Manchester United legend's fall from grace. ANI

Ryan Giggs may give up football career over sex scandals
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs may walk away from his football career over the sex allegations, a family friend has said. ANI

Rooney on week-long 'sex-ban' to avoid his new hair from falling out!
Wayne Rooney, who had undergone a hair transplant, has been on a week-long sex ban to stop his new hair falling out. ANI

Man U buys Ashley Young for 20 million pounds
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson bought Ashley Young for 20 million pounds taking the club's summer spending to a whopping 55 million pounds. ANI

Oz selectors should have removed all aged players, not only Katich: Warne
Spin legend Shane Warne has questioned Australia's cricket selectors for axing Simon Katich, and demanded removal of all aging players from the Cricket Australia's list of contracted players. ANI

Pique asks Fabregas to join Barcelona to taste title glory
Ace defender Gerard Pique has asked Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas to come and taste glory of winning titles at Barcelona. ANI

Liverpool's Dalglish hoping to nail Arsenal defender Clichy
Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish is considering a shock raid for Arsenal's Gael Clichy. ANI

Murray slaps himself with a football ban for Wimbledon glory
British tennis champion Andy Murray has slapped himself with a football ban in a bid to land Wimbledon glory. ANI

Hamilton relieved about escaping ban over 'I'm black rant'
British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has expressed "huge relief" at escaping a ban for his recent "I'm black rant".he British Formula One ace could have been suspended for six races for his rant at stewards after being punished in Monaco. ANI

Jordan knew he would be a UK Premier League star aged 8
Mid-fielder Jordan Henderson knew he was destined to be a Premier League superstar aged eight. ANI

Henderson joins Liverpool formally
Mid-fielder Jordan Henderson has officially joined Liverpool after sealing a 20-million-pound move from Sunderland. ANI

Surinam reports getting 40,000 dollars 'gift' to vote for Bin Hammam
Surinam, a member of the Caribbean football association, has alleged that it received 40,000 dollars in cash at a meeting arranged by Fifa's presidential challenger Mohamed bin Hammam and one of its vice-presidents Jack Warner. ANI

Rhodri Giggs' actor friend supporting him over wife's affair bedded her too
Rhodri Giggs' actor best friend, who served as best man at his wedding, and is now helping him come to terms with his wife Natasha's affair, had a fling with her too, it has emerged. ANI

Martinez must decide on Aston Villa coaching job today
The Aston Villa management has told Roberto Martinez to decide today whether he wants to be the club's manager or not. ANI

Katich shoots down theory that Clarke was behind his sacking
Sacked Australian opener Simon Katich has denied that his dressing room tiff with Michael Clarke two and a half years ago led to him missing out on a Cricket Australia contract. ANI

Katich labels his axing as 'absolutely ridiculous'
Dumped Australia opener Simon Katich has labelled the selection committee's decision to axe him as "absolutely ridiculous". ANI

India does not want England to benefit from DRS: Emburey
Former England off-spinner John Emburey has criticized the Indian cricket board and its players for repeatedly objecting to the use of the umpires decision review system or DRS. He has accused the Indian players of not wanting their England rivals to benefit from the system. ANI

Shane Warne denies Liz Hurley's role in his weight loss
Australian cricket legend Shane Warne has dismissed rumours that his current lover Liz Hurley is behind his much-talked-about weight loss. ANI

Pak lost chance to host Messi due to 'fragile law and order situation' in country: PFF
Pakistan has lost a "huge opportunity" to host star footballer Lionel Messi and his Argentine team mates due to the "fragile law and order" situation in the country. ANI

India reject use of umpire decision review system in Test series in England
India has again rejected the use of the umpire decision review system during this summer's Test series against England, as senior players still seem unconvinced about its efficacy. ANI

Gayle left out of Windies squad again
The West Indies Cricket Board continues to ignore Chris Gayle, not picking the attacking opener in the squad for the third one-dayer here on Saturday. ANI

Jayasurya to retire after playing just one ODI against Englnad.
Sri Lanka all-rounder Sanath Jayasuriya, who has been selected in the team for the one Twenty20 and five one-day internationals against England, has announced to retire from the game after playing only the T20 and one ODI. ANI

'Horny' Shane Warne wants to 'spice up sex life' with lover Liz Hurley
Australian cricketer Shane Warne is all sexed-up and has revealed that he would love to see his lover Liz Hurley in the slinky silver dress that the actress wore in 'The Spy Who Sh****d Me'. ANI

2 days before 200k Pounds wedding, Ashley Young calls it off!
Just two days before his grand 200,000-pound wedding ceremony, England soccer star Ashley Young has decided to call it off. ANI

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