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Kane Williamson ready for 'biggest challenge' of facing Aussies in Test series
New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has said that he is up for the challenge of facing Australia in a Test series in Australia. ANI

Man U needs to improve to cut Manchester City's Premier League lead: Ferguson
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson admits that his club needs to improve to narrow the five-point gap on Premier League champions' table leaders Manchester City. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone splashes œ18m for renovation of 45m pounds mansion!
In a no expense spared overhaul, Tamara Ecclestone is expected to spend almost 20 million pounds to transform her 45 million-pound mansion into an opulent 55-room pleasure palace. ANI

Kris Humphries having 'difficult time' post Kim Kardashian split
Referring to his split with Kim Kardashian merely 72 days after their "fairytale wedding", Kris Humphries has revealed that he is going through a difficult time in his life. ANI

Murray eyeing to snatch Federer's World Tour Finals title
Ahead of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, British tennis star Andy Murray has stoked the embers of the smoldering rivalry between himself and Roger Federer. ANI

Christine Bleakley sacked from breakfast show 'Daybreak'
Christine Bleakley and British TV presenter Adrian Chiles have been axed from ITV's breakfast show 'Daybreak'. ANI

WPCA pays tribute to Basil D'Oliveira
The Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) has paid tribute to Basil D'Oliveira, the South African-born England international, who passed away at the age of 80 after a period of ill health. ANI

UDRS heaping pressure on Ponting's 'weakness and a strength' on-side flick: Buchanan
Former Australia coach John Buchanan believes that one of Ricky Ponting's career-long strengths might be turning against him as he has been out lbw in almost identical fashion on four occasions during the ongoing South Africa tour. ANI

Khawaja approached by CLEO magazine for bachelor of the year competition
Australian batsman Usman Khawaja has been approached by CLEO magazine to participate in their bachelor of the year competition next year. ANI

Wenger may quit Arsenal at the end of 2011-12 season
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that he will consider his future at the club at the end of the season. ANI

'Black players should boycott international football games to get Blatter to quit'
Queens Park Rangers manager Neil Warnock believes the only way to force FIFA president Sepp Blatter to resign is if black players refuse to play in the next round of international fixtures. ANI

Semen on hotel room bedsheet to be tested for Roebuck's DNA
South African forensic experts are reportedly trying to determine whether semen samples taken from a hotel bedsheet match the DNA of acclaimed cricket journalist Peter Roebuck. ANI

Becks planning to shift base from LA to Paris
David Beckham is planning to shift to Paris along with his family, after he seals a multi-­million pound deal with one of the city's most prominent team - Qatari-owned Paris St Germain. ANI

'It's almost time for Ponting to retire from international cricket,' says Healy
Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy believes that Ricky Ponting should retire from international cricket if he fails to fire in the second innings of the ongoing Johannesburg Test against South Africa. ANI

Australia can fightback to win Johannesburg Test against Proteas: Watson
The Australian team is down, but not out in the second and final Test against South Africa in Johannesburg, says vice-captain Shane Watson. ANI

Basil D'Oliveira's legacy stretches way beyond cricket: Lorgat
International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat today paid tribute to Basil D'Oliveira, the South African-born England international, who passed away at the age of 80 after a period of ill health. ANI

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