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BBC'S veteran snooker commentator 'Whispering Ted' dies
BBC's veteran snooker commentator "whispering" Ted Lowe has died after a prolonged illness. He was 90. ANI

Afridi warns against complacency in ODI series against Windies
Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is warning against complacency as his team look to maintain their winning momentum in the five-match ODI series against West Indies. ANI

Imran, Wasim, Walsh, Ambrose were my heroes, says Sajid Mahmood
England fast bowler Sajid Mahmood has said that growing up as a youngster in Lancashire, fast bowling legends Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Courtney Walsh and Curtly Ambrose were his role models and heroes. ANI

Manchester United still favourites to win title: Wenger
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger still believes that Manchester United are favourites to win the title. ANI

Haye's manager heads for Germany to resolve ticketing war
The trainer and manager of British boxer David Haye's, Adam Booth, will travel to Germany this week in a bid to end the ticketing war which threatens the world heavyweight clash against Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in July. ANI

Clark to choose between playing and heading new Sydney Big Bash franchise
Former Australian Test seamer Stuart Clark may soon have to make the biggest decision of his sporting life. He reportedly has to choose between accepting an offer to be chief executive of the new Sydney Big Bash franchise and his playing career. ANI

Cook makes strong case for inclusion in England ODI squad
Opener Alastair Cook scored a magnificent 155 against Northamptonshire in the Championship two weeks ago, and has now made a strong case for his inclusion in the England one-day squad with a brisk 96 against Nottinghamshire while chasing a total of 287 for seven. opara hit 50 in 39 balls, including three sixes. ANI

Murray seeks advice from Agassi's ex-coach Cahill
British tennis star Andy Murray has approached Darren Cahill, the former coach of Andre Agassi and Lleyton Hewitt, for advice and help even as he searches for a full-time coach. ANI

Imogen Thomas' Premiership star confesses to wife in tearful showdown
The unnamed married Premiership star, who won a super-injunction against Imogen Thomas, is said to have owned up to his affair during a tearful showdown with his wife. ANI

Mancini warns Man City not to relax before securing Champions League spot
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has ordered his players not to relax as they go within touching distance of a Champions League spot. ANI

Terry warns Man U of overtaking them to win Premier League
Chelsea skipper John Terry has warned Manchester United that his team will overtake them to win the Premier League title. ANI

Ferguson at risk of another FA rap over referee 'conspiracy' comment
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has risked another FA rap by suggesting that his club is a victim of referee's conspiracy. ANI

Watching Shane Warne play is 'very stressful': Liz Hurley
Elizabeth Hurley has admitted that watching boyfriend and cricket legend Shane Warne play was 'very stressful'. ANI

Mourinho falls out with Ronaldo
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho had a heated argument with star striker Cristiano Ronaldo leaving the management and fans shell-shocked after the Champions League semi-final first-leg defeat at the hands of Barcelona. ANI

Marsh blames dropping crucial catches for loss against Rajasthan Royals
Pune Warriors coach Geoff Marsh has blamed poor fielding for their defeat at the hands of Rajasthan Royals in Indian Premier League. ANI

British boxing legend Sir Cooper dies at 76
British boxing legend Sir Henry Cooper has died at the age of 76 at his son's house at Oxted in Surrey. ANI

Mumbai Indians target game against Kings XI Punjab to return to winning ways
Mumbai Indians have trained their guns on struggling Kings XI Punjab to return to winning ways in the Indian Premier League after their morale-shattering seven-wicket loss to Rajasthan Royals. ANI

Poor execution of plans led to defeat against CSK: Sangakkara
Deccan Chargers (DC) skipper Kumar Sangakkara has blamed poor execution of plans and lack of proper strategy for his team's loss to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in one of the league matches of Indian Premier League. ANI

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