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Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan named UK's wealthiest sports figure
Dave Whelan, the owner of the Barclays Premier League club Wigan Athletic, has been named Britain's wealthiest sports figure with a net possession of 190 million pounds, while David Beckham ended at number two. ANI

Serena Williams 'forced to remove her half-n*ked avatar pic off Twitter'
Tennis star Serena Williams was forced to remove a half-n*ked picture of herself hours after she used it as her avatar Twitter after a loud protest online. ANI

Carlos Tevez's decision to 'stay or quit' depends on family circumstances
Manchester City captain Carlos Tevez has said his decision to 'stay or quit' the club will be entirely 'personal' and would be taken in consultation with his family. ANI

Vettori may need surgery to fix knee injury
Former New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori might need to go in for surgery to fix his injured right knee. ANI

Pak police arrest Sri Lankan cricket team attacker
One of the terrorists involved in the 2009 attack on the Sri Lanka national cricket team in Lahore has been reportedly arrested in Pakistan's Punjab province. ANI

Coach Berry promises to end 'stuffed up' South Australian cricket
New South Australia coach Darren Berry has declared war on the state's faulty cricket culture and elitist resourcing that is "stuffing up" the nation's first-class structure. ANI

ECB docks Warwickshire eight points for preparing a terror pitch
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has reportedly asked English County Warwickshire to give an explanation for preparing a terror pitch at Edgbaston that injured several players during a recent match. ANI

Mancini wants City to splurge cash on mega stars with Champions League experience
Coach Roberto Mancini wants to splash the cash on superstars with Champions League experience. ANI

'Our hunger can't be beaten,' claims Man U's Fergie
Manchester United coach-cum-manager Alex Ferguson has hailed his side's never-say-die attitude after they landed a record 19th Premier League title. ANI

Imogen Thomas footballer lover likely to be unmasked
Model Imogen Thomas, who was gagged by a Premier League footballer after their affair, may find solace as the player, in spite of winning a super-injunction to protect his lucrative image, possibly will be exposed in the High Court. ANI

Ancelotti sweating over his Blues future
A grim-faced Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti has admitted he does not know if he will be back next season. ANI

Man U stars jubilantly tweet their Premier League success
Partying Manchester United stars tweeted their delight at winning the Premier League. ANI

Newcastle United questions player for gangster gun pose
Newcastle United officials have questioned star player Nile Ranger after he posed "like a gangster" with a gun. ANI

Tennis legend Ken Rosewall admitted to stroke unit of Rome hospital
Australian tennis legend Ken Rosewall is in good condition after being admitted to the stroke unit of a Rome hospital. ANI

Fergie challenges Man U youngsters to emulate greats
Manager Sir Alex Ferguson has challenged his Manchester United youngsters to step up to the plate and emulate the club's greats now they have won their first piece of silverware. ANI

Manager Avram Grant sacked after West Ham's relegation
Avram Grant was sacked as manager of West Ham United within minutes of the club being relegated from the Premier League on Sunday. ANI

Sammy bowls Windies to win against Pakistan
West Indies captain Darren Sammy bowled superbly to lead his side to a memorable 40-run victory over Pakistan in the first Test. ANI

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