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Injured Gambhir, Yuvraj unavailable for entire WI tour, Tendulkar rested
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday said that batsmen Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh will be unavailable for the tour of the West Indies due to injuries. ANI

Usain Bolt wins Rome 100m
Olympic champion and world record-holder Usain Bolt clocked 9.91seconds to finish victorious with 0.02 seconds ahead of fellow Jamaican Asafa Powell in his first outing in 100 metres this year. ANI

Rooney to replace air stewardesses in safety information videos
Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney will replace air stewardesses as the star of an airline safety information videos on Turkish Airlines next month in a ground-breaking move by one of the club's leading sponsors. ANI

Man U, Barca fans to pay a pound a second to watch Champions League final
The Champions League final between Manchester United and Barcelona will be the most expensive club game in history as football fans will be paying a pound a second to watch the game at Wembley on Saturday. ANI

Now, octopus called Iker tips Man U to beat Barca in Champions League final
An octopus called Iker has predicted that Manchester United will beat Barcelona in the Champions League final at Wembley on Saturday. ANI

Hamilton accuses Italian rival team of helping Vettel to win
British Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton has sensationally accused a rival team of illegally helping out title rival Sebastian Vettel.he British ace reckoned that Toro Rosso was colluding with Red Bull to aid championship pace setter Vettel. ANI

Champions League: Man U working on radical fall-back strategy should Barca take lead
Manchester United a working on a radical back-up plan should Barcelona take the lead in Saturday's Champions League final at Wembley. ANI

Liverpool to splash 12 million pounds for Stewart Downing
Liverpool is all set to splash 12 million pounds for Aston Villa's unsettled star Stewart Downing. ANI

Redknapp's chances of getting Chelsea job tumbles
Coach Harry Redknapp's odds on being the next Chelsea manager have tumbled dramatically after speculations that he would leave Tottenham. ANI

Sunderland defender Bramble hit with 12-month driving ban
Footballer Titus Bramble has been hit with a 12-month ban after jetting off on holiday when he was meant to be in court for over speeding. ANI

FIFA presidency candidate Hammam charged with offering bribes for buying votes
Asian football chief Mohamed Bin Hammam, who is challenging Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency next week, has been accused of offering up to 40,000 dollars in exchange for votes during a football summit in the West Indies. ANI

Toure escapes with six-month ban for failed drugs test
Manchester City defender Kolo Toure has escaped with a six-month ban for his failed drugs test and will be able to play again just three weeks into the new season on September 2. ANI

I will never go back to Chelsea even if Abramovich asks: Ray Wilkins
Former Chelsea No. 2 boss Ray Wilkins has said that he will never go back to the club even if Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich asks him. ANI

Messi, teammates to earn 650,000 pounds each for winning Champions League
Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his teammates will earn 650,000 pounds each if they win the Champions League. ANI

English county terminates fraud cricketer's contract
The Worcestershire English county side has terminated the contract of Adrian Shankar after it was revealed he lied about his age and his sports career. ANI

Wilshere tells Fergie to 'get in their faces' to unlock Barcelona
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has told Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson that the key to unlocking Barcelona is to get in their faces. ANI

Tevez set to stay at Man City after snubbing Juventus offer
Ace striker Carlos Tevez is all set to stay at Manchester City after rejecting the chance of a lucrative transfer offer to Juventus. ANI

No captaincy for Afridi: PCB official
A Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official has said Shahid Afridi's chances of regaining the captaincy of the one day international and T-20 squads are over, but he will get an opportunity to prolong his career as a cricketer. ANI

Nannes joins Surrey for this season's England's Twenty20 tournament
Australian pacer Dirk Nannes has joined Surrey for this season's English domestic Twenty20 tournament. ANI

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