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Red Bull's Vettel wins European Grand Prix
Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel continued his perfect start to the season by winning the European Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday. ANI

Girlfriend helps golfing sensation Rory McIlroy cope with global stardom
Golf prodigy Rory McIlroy has confessed that his long-time girlfriend Holly Sweeney keeps him grounded and not get swept away with the pressures of global stardom. ANI

Clarke's batting coach rubbishes Australia, praises India
Australian Captain Michael Clarke's personal batting coach, Neil D'Costa has said that the Aussies will loose their chance of regaining the top test spot from India if they continue to concentrate on T20's. ANI

After winning Montreal, Button eyes European Grand Prix
Mclaren's Jenson Button plans to continue his good run after a career best in Montreal and win the European Grand Prix in Valencia. ANI

Nehwal loses Indonesian Open title
Defending champion Saina Nehwal of India lost her Indonesian Open title to China's Yihan Wang 21-12 , 21-23, 14-21 here on Sunday. ANI

Seventh Governor's Cup state-level fencing championship held in Imphal
Imphal, June 26 The Seventh Governor's Cup state-level fencing championship was recently organized in Imphal. ANI

Becks' Porsche sold to ex-Mr Arab for 142K pounds
It has emerged that footballer David Beckham has sold his famous Porsche to a former 'Mr Arab' model. ANI

Muay Thai boxing camp held in Guwahati
A "Muay Thai" boxing camp was recently concluded here, where participants from all over northeast had participated including referee and other officials. ANI

Rooney's brother sends racist, homophobic messages during Twitter row
England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney's younger brother, Graeme, has been blasted for sending racist and homophobic messages on the social networking website Twitter. ANI

'Grovelling' Ryan Giggs funds brother's £50K-US trip
Ryan Giggs has made it clear that he is desperate to build bridges with his brother Rhodri and apologise for secretly bedding his wife Natasha for the past eight years, by treating him to a 50,000-pounds trip to America. ANI

Security beefed up at Wimbledon over fears of protests by Spanish group
Security was beefed up at Wimbledon after a group of protesters tried to stage a demonstration in the grounds. ANI

Arsenal to bring in Alvarez for Fabregas in £11million deal
Premier League giants Arsenal are reportedly ready to make a 11 million pound swoop for Cesc Fabregas to bring in midfielder Ricardo Alvarez in an exchange deal. ANI

Christine Bleakley on 'luxury break' with Frank Lampard and his 2 kids
It has emerged that Christine Bleakley for the first time is out with new fiance Frank Lampard on a vacation in Majorca along with his two children. ANI

West Indies drop out of form vice-captain Nash
West Indies have dropped vice-captain Brendan Nash and recalled Kirk Edwards for the second Test against India, which begins on June 28 in Barbados. ANI

' I will go the whole way' in Wimbledon: Murray
Tennis ace Andy Murray believes he can 'go the whole way' and win the Wimbledon title this year. ANI

Ashley Cole to meet ex-wife Cheryl to discuss new life together
It has emerged that Ashley Cole is eagerly waiting to come back to the UK for an anticipated reunion with ex-wife Cheryl and sort out future plans together. ANI

Fabregas tells Arsenal he will pay o5m to move to Barcelona
Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas has said that he is willing to sacrifice a five million pound windfall to secure his dream move to Barcelona. ANI

PCB to back UDRS, oppose change in ICC presidency rotational system
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will support the implementation of the Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS) and oppose the proposal to end the rotational policy with regard to the International Cricket Council presidency at the ICC meetings starting in Hong Kong on Sunday. ANI

Nadal not a fan of McEnroe, Connors aggro between players
Nurturing hopes of another Wimbledon title, Rafael Nadal has resolutely rebuffed the views of ex-tennis greats John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors, that tennis would be better with more aggravation between players. ANI

McIlroy believes Murray will get his first Grand Slam soon
British tennis champion Andy Murray is being backed by US Open champion Rory McIlroy" to land his first Grand Slam. ANI

Natasha Giggs 'enjoying holiday fling with new man'
Natasha Giggs, who is now holidaying in Menorca with a girl pal, has been enjoying a passionate fling with the lead singer of a Take That tribute band, it has emerged. ANI

Ross Taylor's drive to win with Black Caps
The public perception of New Zealand's new cricket captain Ross Taylor is that he's a quiet, uncomplicated bloke, whose approach will be to gently get in the ear of his young charges rather than yell expletives in the dressing room. ANI

New Zealand Cricket to announce top 20 contracted players next Friday
New Zealand Cricket will announce the names of its top 20 contracted players for the coming year this Friday. ANI

PCB critic Sarfraz says he hasn't taken U-turn by joining board as coach
Sarfraz Nawaz, one of Pakistan's most controversial players and a staunch critic of the current Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) regime, has dispelled the impression that he has taken a U-turn by joining the board. ANI

Warnie's new look goes to his 'careful tweezing and tinting brows'
Shane Warne's youthful new look, which has been raising eyebrows, is all down to some careful sculpting of his own eyebrows, claims a brow specialist. ANI

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