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Sports News on May 29, 2011

Vettel wins incident-packed Monaco Grand Prix
Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel extended his lead at the top of the drivers' championship with victory in the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. ANI

'I played one game too many I think', says retiring Man U goalie
Retiring Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar wished he had bowed out of football earlier. ANI

Button hits out at safety following Perez's Monaco GP crash
McLaren's Jenson Button has reacted to Sergio Perez's heavy crash in qualifying for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix by saying that it was a "pity" it took such incidents to spur improvements in safety to the famous street circuit. ANI

Brett Lee all set to launch music career in Oz
Cricketer Brett Lee, who does the back-up vocals and plays bass for the band 'White Shoe Theory', is all set to launch music career in Australia. ANI

Single Brett Lee linked to Bollywood actresses Priyanka Chopra, Preity Zinta
Cricketer Brett Lee, who is single and is looking for love, has been linked with several fine-looking Bollywood actresses, including Priyanka Chopra and Preity Zinta, in the recent weeks. ANI

Lampard to propose to Bleakley onboard Abramovich's luxury yacht
England and Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set to propose to girlfriend Christine Bleakley onboard one of club owner Roman Abramovich's luxury yachts during a romantic holiday in Sardinia next week. ANI

Shane Warne selling his 'dad' jeans for charity
Spin king Shane Warne, who recently revealed that he has lost 22 pounds over the last few months, has decided to put his Diesel jeans up for auction to raise money for seriously ill and underprivileged kids through his Shane Warne Foundation. ANI

New Zealand Cricket brush off Donald's move back to S. Africa
New Zealand Cricket boss Justin Vaughan has expressed confidence about retaining the services of bowling coach Allan Donald despite rumours Cricket South Africa expressing an interest in the former quick. ANI

Kiwi cricketers still awaiting share of 2010 Champions League prize money
A number of top New Zealand cricketers are still awaiting their share of the 2010 Champions League prize money almost eight months after the event was held. ANI

PCB approaches ECB for hosting cricket matches in UAE
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has approached the Emirates Cricket Board for hosting its home series in the UAE, ECB Chief Executive Officer Dilawar Mani has said. ANI

Qatar football chief Bin Hammam withdraws from FIFA presidential race
Mohamed bin Hammam, the president of Qatar Football Association, dramatically announced his withdrawal from Wednesday's election for the FIFA presidency, a day ahead of him facing a bribery-related probe. ANI

Barca coach Guardiola hails Messi as best player ever
Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has hailed striker Lionel Messi as the best player ever after the Spanish champions demolished Manchester United 3-1 at Wembley to earn a fourth European Cup. ANI

Fergie salutes Barca superiority, says no shame in losing to the greatest
Manager Alex Ferguson has saluted Barcelona as the greatest team he has ever faced, and added that the Spanish club was far better than Manchester United following Sunday's 1-3 loss at Wembley. ANI

ACA claims Twenty20 cricket has enough gimmicks
The Australian Cricketers' Association says Twenty20 cricket has enough gimmicks already without allowing fans to catch balls in the stands and keep them. ANI

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