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Federer says winning seventh Wimbledon title will be 'very special'
Tennis ace Roger Federer has said winning the seventh Wimbledon title will be a very special moment in his life. ANI

Rooney and Hart put football rivalry behind, enjoy holiday together
England footballers Wayne Rooney and Joe Hart might be bitter opponents on the field, but both seemed to have put their rivalries behind on holidays in Barbados. ANI

urray backs home support to lead him to Wimbledon glory
British tennis star Andy Murray is aiming to go one better than a year ago against defending Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal with the help of his fans. ANI

Ex-Manchester City striker questioned for sex attack
Former Manchester City striker, Ched Evans has been questioned by North Wales police over an alleged sex attack on a teenage girl. ANI

England wants Broad to be teams 'warrior-like enforcer'
England bowling coach David Saker has rallied in support of out-of-form fast bowler Stuart Broad. ANI

Rooney hooker 'terrified' by stalker's 'calls and texts 40 times a day'!
Wayne Rooney's hooker has revealed that she is being stalked by an oddball woman who calls and texts her up to 40 times a day. ANI

Pakistan working upon forming "T20 specialist" team for 2012 World Cup
Pakistan's Chief Selector Mohsin Khan has said that he has been working upon the formation of a 'separate specialised team' for the Twenty20 format of cricket. ANI

Decision to set up new Big Bash teams draining Oz cricket resources
Cricket Australia's decision to set up new Big Bash teams is draining resources from the grass-roots competitions and programs that underpin Australian cricket. ANI

Elen Rivas shrugs off ex-fiance Frank Lampard's engagement
Spanish model Elen Rivas, who had been engaged to footballer Frank Lampard before their break-up, has shrugged off his engagement to TV presenter Christine Bleakley. ANI

Ex- England club footballer found guilty of rape
The brother of football ace Titus Bramble, Tesfaye, has been warned that he faces an inevitable prison sentence after being found guilty of raping a teenage girl. ANI

Rooney only Premier League player to get into sport's top 20 Rich List
Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney is the only Premier League player to get into the top 20 in world sport's Rich List. ANI

Haye eating organic food to avoid stomach bug ahead of title fight
World heavyweight champion David Haye is getting a week's supply of food shipped over to Germany to make sure that he does not get hit by a stomach bug. ANI

Armless US archer aims to "be the best in the world" in 2012 London Olympics
An armless archer, who has already attracted international attention after qualifying for the National U.S. Olympic team in archery, is now eying the 2012 London Olympic Games with a determination to "be the best in the world." ANI

Torres says his partnership with Drogba will be big hit at Chelsea
Striker Fernando Torres, who had a bad time since joining Chelsea, has insisted that his partnership with Didier Drogba will soon be a big hit. ANI

When 'charming' Becks left Michelle Obama 'blushing and beaming'!
A photo, taken at a dinner during Barack Obama's visit to the UK last month, has shown how David Beckham left Michelle Obama blushing and beaming with his charm. ANI

Mourinho leaves Abramovich behind to sign Neymar
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho left Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich behind in the race to sign Neymar. ANI

Crouch's bride-to-be Abbey Clancy strips for 'self-tan brand' photo shoot
Footballer Peter Crouch's fianc‚e Abbey Clancy stripped to reveal her shapely-bronzed body during a photo shoot for the self-tan brand St.Tropez. ANI

Frank Lampard's ex now 'only has eyes for sexy Rafael Nadal'!
Frank Lampard's former fiancee Elen Rivas has moved on after the Chelsea star cheated on her, and says she now only has eyes for one man, hunky tennis superstar Rafael Nadal. ANI

Liz Hurley could 'hook up with Warne' for Melbourne Cup Carnival
Rumors are abuzz that Elizabeth Hurley, who missed the opening day of the Royal Ascot racing carnival this week, could be an early starter at the Flemington racing carnival - Shane Warne's home town. ANI

Modric wants to join Chelsea to play in Champions League
Midfielder Luka Modric has said that he wants to leave Tottenham Hotspur to join Chelsea to fulfil his Champions League ambitions. ANI

Imogen Thomas takes to kickboxing to give vent to Giggs affair frustration!
Imogen Thomas, who had an infamous affair with Ryan Giggs, has revealed that she is taking kick-boxing training to take out her frustrations. ANI

Flintoff learning survival tricks to live with remote tribe in Botswana
Andrew Flintoff, whose heroics against Australia at Lord's in 2009 helped England clinch the Ashes, is set for his toughest innings yet-living with a remote tribe in Botswana. ANI

Resigning from captaincy nothing to do with diminished love for cricket: Ponting
Ricky Ponting has made it clear that his resignation announcement as leader of the Australian team does not mean that his love for the game has diminished. ANI

Resigning from captaincy had nothing to do with liking cricket: Ponting
Ricky Ponting has made it clear that his resignation announcement as leader of the Australian team does not mean that his love for the game has diminished. ANI

Two thirds of fans fail to get 2012 Olympics tickets in first phase
A majority of sports fans might end up watching the 2012 Olympic Games on their television sets at home after the organisers admitted that two thirds of applicants, 1.2million people, have failed to manage tickets in the first phase of the ticket release. ANI

Clarke apologized to Ponting for not inviting him to team management meeting
Ricky Ponting, who was replaced as captain by Michael Clarke before the Bangladesh tour, very well knew that he was no longer in-charge of the Australian team, but old habits die hard. ANI

Ponting's charity call for cancer patients
Ricky Ponting, who is famous for dispatching a searing bouncer to the boundary, reaches with same speed to raise funds for cancer patients. ANI

Is facelift surgery behind Shane Warne's preened look?
Shane Warne's changing looks have sparked speculations that he has gone under the knife. ANI

Ryan Giggs got turned on with sis-in-law lover's 'French-maid-look'!
It has emerged that Ryan Giggs liked his sister-in-law lover Natasha to dress up as a French maid during their sex sessions. ANI

Zulqarnain apologises to PCB for deserting Pak team, making 'fixing' accusations
Runaway former Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar has withdrawn all allegations he had levelled against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), and apologised to the board's committee for fleeing the team last year and subsequently making corruption accusations against board members and national cricketers. ANI

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