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Brit's strongest girl, 11, eyes weightlifting gold at Commonwealth Youth Games
A 11-year-old British girl, who had been weight lifting from the age of nine, has emerged to be the strongest British schoolgirl. ANI

Spinners Beer, Krejza in duel for Oz Lanka tour berth
Left arm spinner Michael Beer and off-spinner Jason Krejza have both been included in the squad for Australia A's tour of Zimbabwe, and will attempt to use the opportunity to win a Test spin-bowling berth for the tour of Sri Lanka that comes up in July. ANI

Sri Lanka will not tour Pakistan without security clearance
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) secretary Nishantha Ranatunga has said that the national cricket team will not undertake a tour of Pakistan without receiving appropriate and confirmed security clearance. ANI

Anna Kournikova joins 'The Biggest Loser' as trainer
Former tennis ace-turned-model Anna Kournikova is all set to lend her athletic training skills to a hit American reality show. ANI

Scottish newspaper unmasks super-injunction footballer
A Scottish newspaper has published the picture of the premiership footballer, who had won a super injunction to conceal his identity from being publicly exposed following his affair with 'Big Brother' participant Imogen Thomas and was linked to her more than 30,000 times on Twitter. ANI

Chelsea may sign Hiddink or Mourinho
The manager of the Turkish football team, Guus Hiddink, or Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho are among the early frontrunners to succeed ousted Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti at Stamford Bridge. ANI

Rooney's boy Kai, a Man U star in the making!
Wayne Rooney's 18-month-old son Kai appears to be a Manchester United star in the making. ANI

Getting Gayle's wicket early key to beating RCB: Fleming
Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming has said that Royal Challengers Bangalore was lucky to get Chris Gayle in its side and any team that would be playing against RCB should ensure that the West Indies opener gets out cheaply. ANI

Nothing negative about KKR's defeat to Mumbai Indians: Gambhir
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir has said that there was nothing negative about his team's defeat to Mumbai Indians. ANI

'Fifa attempts to block bribery documents'
Fifa is attempting to block the release of documents that reveal the identity of two officials who were forced to repay bribes, BBC reports. ANI

For some Aussies, IPL IV is one to forget
For the majority of Australians playing in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the event has been nothing much to write home about. ANI

Hookers, coke, Christmas orgies and raging egos behind rise of ESPN, claims book
Top cable sports network ESPN offices have long been a hotbed of cocaine, hookers and drunken orgies at Christmas parties, according to a new tell-all 700-page book. ANI

West Indies board program keeping youths interest in cricket intact
To ensure interest of youths and develop them into competent cricketers, the West Indies Cricket Board has started a grants program. ANI

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