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Terry tips Luiz to be future Chelsea captain
Chelsea skipper John Terry is convinced that defender David Luiz possesses the necessary characteristics to wear the armband at Stamford Bridge one day. ANI

Chigumbura resigns as Zimbabwe captain
Elton Chigumbura has resigned as Zimbabwe cricket captain to focus on improving his own form. ANI

Bahrain refuses to give up hope of rescheduling F1 grand prix
Bahrain International Circuit chairman Zayed Rashid Alzayani has said that he is hopeful of rescheduling the postponed Bahrain Grand Prix despite ongoing civil unrest in the country. ANI

Rooney wants wins against Arsenal, Chelsea
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney wants wins against Arsenal and Chelsea, saying that it would be the perfect finish to what would be a record breaking 19th title for the club ANI

Swann looking forward to summer meeting with India
England off-spinner Graeme Swann is looking forward to this summer's meeting with India, saying for him, it will be the completion of a remarkable cycle. ANI

Swann says it would be great if England gets No. 1 ranking
Off-spinner Graeme Swann has said it would be great if England gets the No. 1 ranking. ANI

Liverpool won't win Premier League for five years: Keegan
Former Anfield great Kevin Keegan has said that Liverpool FC may not win the Premier League title for the next five years at least. ANI

Ancelotti insists Drogba is 'not first choice' despite eclipsing Torres
Didier Drogba played a key role in helping Chelsea defeat Tottenham, and coach Carlo Ancelotti is to be credited for replacing Torres at the hour mark, leaving Drogba to help create the disputed winner for the substitute Salomon Kalou. ANI

Man U hijacks Udinese winger Sanchez
Manchester United have made a dramatic late swoop to hijack Manchester City's deal to sign the highly-rated winger Alexis Sanchez for up to 26.5 million pounds. t is understood that Sanchez's representatives met with City officials on Friday to thrash out personal terms for the Chilean international. ANI

UK's Sheffield FC to sell 1858 football rules to net millions
A pamphlet outlining the rules of club football is expected to fetch up to 1.2 million pounds at auction for Sheffield FC, the world's oldest football club. ANI

Chelsea Vs Totteham: Harry fumes over 'costly' decisions
A controversial goal by Frank Lampard and another dubious strike by Salomon Kalou have kept the Blues' dreams of retaining their Premier League title alive, but left Tottenham Spur coach Harry Redknapp ruing costly decisions. ANI

Ferguson says Ronaldo's return to Man U difficult
Alex Ferguson has ruled out Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United. ANI

Holding's 'illegal Doosra' comments directed at Pak spinners "not prudent": Qasim
Former Pakistan spinner Iqbal Qasim has insisted that "doosra" is a legal delivery, and advised former Jamaican fast bowling legend-turned-commentator Michael Holding to take his reservations over this issue to the International Cricket Council. ANI

Proteas keeper Boucher to replace hurt Haddin in KKR squad
Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has left the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisee Kolkata Knightriders (KKR) after fracturing his finger. ANI

Cricket icon Sachin, an example of a good person for generations to come
Sachin Tendulkar is a name most of India is familiar with. So much has been written about him and his many achievements on the cricket field over the past two decades and more, that at times you wonder is there anything more that can be written or spoken about him. ANI

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