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Vettel withstands Hamilton challenge to win Spanish Grand Prix
Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel resisted huge pressure from McLaren's Lewis Hamilton to take his fourth victory of the year in the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday. ANI

Gambhir visits temple ahead of KKR-Mumbai Indians IPL match
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir visited the famous Kalighat temple in Kolkata on Sunday ahead of the team's Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Mumbai Indians. ANI

McEnroe 'amazed' by Djokovic's 37-match winning streak
American tennis legend John McEnroe believes that the 37-match winning streak that World No.2 Novak Djokovic has put together is even more impressive than the record breaking run of 42 wins that he recorded in 1984. ANI

Coleen reveals her marriage saving battle after Rooney's vice girl fling
Coleen Rooney has revealed how her love for husband Wayne Rooney, who cheated on her with prostitutes while she was pregnant, helped her in the battle to save her married life from falling apart. ANI

Man U to go into Champions League final as outsiders: Ferguson
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has no qualms over Barcelona being favourites to win Saturday's Champions League final at Wembley Stadium, London. ANI

An American art museum offers yoga classes
Now, one can enjoy yoga surrounded by beautiful art. ANI

Messi cares more about Barcelona winning Champions League than goal record
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has said that he would not care if he fails to add to his phenomenal goal haul this season as long as his team wins the Champions League on Saturday. ANI

Arsenal all set to sell Fabregas to Barcelona for 50-mn pounds
Arsenal is all set to sell skipper Cesc Fabregas to Barcelona for 50 million pounds. ANI

Tevez not to attend Man City's open bus tour
Skipper Carlos Tevez, who wants to leave the London club, is set give a miss to Manchester City parade by not attending their FA Cup party tomorrow. ANI

Man City will win Premier League title with or without Tevez: Mancini
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has said that the club can lift the Premier League next season with or without skipper Carlos Tevez. ANI

Butt sacked Afridi due to his media leaks on 'internal matters'
Shahid Afridi was sacked as One-Day International (ODI) skipper because he repeatedly revealed the team's "internal matters" to the media, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials have said. ANI

Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya checks into rehab facility
Mexican American boxer Oscar De La Hoya has last week voluntarily checked himself into a rehab in California to seek help for substance abuse issue. ANI

Concerns over CA chief Sutherland's presence during independent review interviews
Interviewees fronting the independent review into the Australian cricket, including top cricketers, are being asked to give their frank assessment of all aspects of the game with Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland sitting in the room. ANI

Wenger to splurge cash to get new players at Arsenal
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is all set to change his old habit by splashing cash to finance a concerted assault on the Premier League and Champions League next season. ANI

Over one million ticket requests to see Usain Bolt run in Olympics 100m final
British Olympics chiefs have got more than a million requests for tickets to watch world record-holder Usain Bolt in 100-metre final. ANI

Former Pak cricketer backs Afridi as one- day captain
Former Pakistan cricketer Muddasar Nazar has affirmed his faith in Shahid Afridi as the captain of one-day cricket team. ANI

I am still working for Chelsea: Guus Hiddink
Turkey manager Guus Hiddink, who is sought after by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich to replace coach Carlo Ancelotti, is already on the club's payroll. ANI

Afridi may retire from one-day international cricket
Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi may retire from one- day international cricket. ANI

Ex-Pak players blast PCB boss Butt for sacking Afridi as ODI skipper
Former Pakistan cricketers and administrators have blasted the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt for sacking Shahid Afridi as the national team's One-Day International (ODI) skipper. ANI

Liz Hurley's googly stumps Warne
Despite an on-off start to their romance, it is clear that Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne are in love after the actress rushed on to the field at Wankhede stadium, Mumbai, to passionately embrace the veteran cricketer, who played his last match in the IPL, leading the Rajasthan Royals to victory over Mumbai. ANI

Lakshmi Mittal to table buyout bid for Q
Indian billionaire Lakshmi Mittal will table a buyout bid for QPR tomorrow that could spark a multi-million pound war with Manchester City for the Premier League title. ANI

Samuels not satisfied with Test return
Marlon Samuels, who made a successful return to the Test cricket with the bat after he was banned for two years for his involvement with bookmakers, is not satisfied with his performance against Pakistan in the ongoing second Test match. ANI

Ex-cricketer Parore scales Everest in second attempt, runs out of oxygen
Former New Zealand Test cricketer Adam Parore has climbed Mount Everest, succeeding at his second attempt after previously being forced back by bad weather. ANI

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