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Tamara Ecclestone gets her style from equally fashionable mum
Tamara Ecclestone has probably inherited her sense of elegance and style from her equally fashionable and sexy mom, Slavica. ANI

Russian military take up badminton to improve accuracy among soldiers
Army chiefs in Russia believe that playing badminton will improve the soldiers' battle prowess. ANI

Throat infection threatens Cheryl Cole's live return
Cheryl Cole is battling a mysterious throat condition, which is jeopardising her comeback gig at Children in Need Rocks Manchester on Thursday. ANI

Chantelle Houghton and Alex Reid expecting first child
Chantelle Houghton has announced she and her fiance Alex Reid are expecting their first baby. ANI

Steyn has chance to equal Lillee's 250 Test wicket record at Jo'burg's 'Bull Ring'
South African fast bowler Dale Steyn will find the "Bull Ring" at Johannesburg the ideal spot to try and equal Dennis Lillee's record for the fastest man to 250 Test wickets from Thursday.egendary Australian speedster Lillee, now 62, reached the 250-milestone in his 48th Test, and Steyn stands enticingly on 244 scalps from 47 appearances for South Africa in the five-day game. ANI

Proteas expect Aussies to come back strongly in Jo'burg Test
The Proteas expect Australia to come back hard at them in an effort to level the series at the Wanderers after the tourists came crashing down in a remarkable Test match in Cape Town last week. ANI

Taufeeq needs to "work harder" to stay in Pak Test squad: Shoaib Mohammad
Former Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Mohammad has said opener Taufeeq Umar should work really hard to stay in the Test side. ANI

India pulverise Windies in Kolkata Test, Laxman, Dhoni also score tons
India on Tuesday pulverised the West Indies bowlers, scoring a mammoth 631 for seven declared. ANI

Liz Hurley looked 'frightening' when she was 18
Elizabeth Hurley has revealed that she looked 'frightening' when she was 18. ANI

Greg Norman eyes Tiger Woods scalp
Greg Norman has vowed to turn the heat up on Tiger Woods at this week's Presidents Cup. ANI

Dell'Olio to pen sex guide detailing bedroom tricks with Eriksson
Nancy Dell'Olio has planned to write a sex guide, which could reveal her sauciest secrets. ANI

Roebuck was absolutely on edge before committing suicide, says fellow writer Maxwell
Commentator Jim Maxwell has revealed the despair and panic of former ABC colleague Peter Roebuck in the moments before the cricket journalist leapt to his death. ANI

Man U to given Nani new deal to ward off Italy interest
Portuguese winger Nani is to be given a mega pay rise by Manchester United to see off a interest from Italy. ANI

Wayne Rooney hires top award-winning architects to design garden shed
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has hired a firm of award-winning architects to design him a shed. ANI

England can be shock winner at Euro 2012: Wenger
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes that England could be the shock country at the European Championships and could provide 'good surprise'. ANI

Edgar likely to replace Vaughan at the helm of New Zealand Cricket
Bruce Edgar is tipped to be Justin Vaughan's successor, after emerging as the early favourite to take over as chief executive in January. ANI

Beckham refuses to give up despite Capello not playing him in Euro 2012
Ace midfielder David Beckham has refused to give up on playing for England, even though he will be 37 when Euro 2012 begins. ANI

Woods eager to move on from ex-caddie Williams racial slur
American golfer Tiger Woods has said that he would like to move on from the incident in which his former caddie Steve Williams directed a racial slur against him. ANI

'Nothing gives me an adrenaline rush quite like boxing,' says tennis star Murray
British tennis star Andy Murray has said that nothing gives him an adrenaline rush quite like boxing. ANI

Anna Kournikova exiting 'The Biggest Loser'
Anna Kournikova is leaving NBC's weight loss reality show, The Biggest Loser after just one season. ANI

Cummins looking forward to making the most out of Test debut chance
Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins says that he is looking forward to making the most of his Test debut, if he is chosen to play in the second Test against South Africa at Johannesburg from Thursday. ANI

By inviting axe from Oz team, Ponting risking his legacy: Benaud
Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting should consider retiring if he fails to shore up his Test future with a big score this week in Johannesburg, according to ex-national selector John Benaud. ANI

Unapologetic Haddin knows he has to score to keep his place in Oz squad
Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin regrets his reckless swish in Australia's infamous second innings in the first Test against South Africa, but is otherwise unapologetic about his form and performance on the cricket field. ANI

Beckham named Major League Soccer Comeback Player of the Year
English soccer star David Beckham has been named Major League Soccer Comeback Player of the Year. ANI

Jacques Rudolph says Proteas must improve despite Test win against Aussies
South African Test opener Jacques Rudolph says that the Proteas like the Australians must iron out confidence issues before the second Test in Johannesburg starting on Thursday. ANI

Race row: England's Terry grateful to receive support from 'across the world'
Ahead of England's friendly match against Sweden, its controversial captain, John Terry, has revealed that he has received messages of support from "across the world" in connection with the intense scrutiny of a police investigation into allegations that he racially abused Queens Park Ranger's Anton Ferdinand. ANI

No Test cricket championship until 2017- ICC
International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat has ruled out the possibility of holding an ICC World Test championship until 2017. ANI

Ex- Indian Olympians voice anger over Dow Chemicals sponsoring London Olympics
Extending solidarity with victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, former Olympians lashed out at the organisers of the 2012 London Olympics for selecting Dow Chemicals as the sponsor company. They hold Dow responsible for the 1984 tragedy. ANI

Muhammad Ali, other boxing greats bid adieu to Joe Frazier at funeral
Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier was remembered at a private funeral service attended by his greatest rival Muhammad Ali, and other boxing legends. ANI

Surface-to-air missiles may be used to protect London Olympics: UK defense secretary
British Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has said that surface-to-air missiles are likely to be deployed to secure the 2012 London Olympics. ANI

Cruz Beckham sports Mohican hairstyle just like dad Becks!
Cruz Beckham was spotted boasting his new Mohican hairstyle, just like his dad, David Beckham did a decade ago in 2001. ANI

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