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NCC West Bengal and Sikkim Team lift Subroto Cup
The NCC West Bengal and Sikkim team have lifted the Subroto Cup football trophy. ANI

'Tests are my top priority,' says snubbed Umar Akmal
Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal, who was snubbed for the Test series against Sri Lanka, says that he will make all-out efforts to make a comeback into the national Test team. ANI

Drones to patrol the skies above London's Olympic Stadium
Unmanned drones equipped with surveillance cameras will be flown across the skies of London during next year's Olympic Games. ANI

Lampard's fiancee wants vacuum cleaner as gift for Xmas
Frank Lampard's fiancee, Christine Bleakley has urged him to gift her a vacuum cleaner this Christmas. ANI

Chelsea have lost their strength and confidence, says Michael Ballack
German footballer Michael Ballack claims that his old club, Chelsea, has lost the mental strength which made it a formidable force in 2005 and 2006. ANI

Beckham offered 11.6 million pounds deal by Paris Saint-Germain
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham is reportedly on the verge of signing for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) after being offered an 18-month contract worth 11.6 million pounds. ANI

'Off-field code of conduct' helps England cricketers avoid rugby-style disasters: Strauss
England skipper Andrew Strauss has revealed how a code of conduct for his teammates has helped avoid disasters similar to what the country's rugby stars suffered during the recent World Cup in New Zealand. ANI

Vettel hopes to race in 'Pakistan F1 Grand Prix' in future
Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel has showered the sport's fans in Pakistan with hopes of seeing him in action in the country in the future. ANI

Imogen Thomas may tell-all about fling with Ryan Giggs if ban is lifted
Imogen Thomas could be allowed to speak about her affair with Ryan Giggs for the first time, if the gagging order barring her from revealing the details is lifted. ANI

Oz cricket legend Harvey says Ponting must retire as 'he had his day'
Australian cricket legend Neil Harvey has called on former skipper Ricky Ponting to retire from cricket. ANI

Villas-Boas fighting for his future at Chelsea
Andre Villas-Boas, who was brought in to move Chelsea forward after Carlo Ancelotti's sacking, is fighting for his future after only five months in charge. ANI

Blazing Kiwi McCullum keen to dish out a battering on Australia
A thunderous 146 of 115 balls by Kiwi batsman Brendon McCullum against Australia "A" is being seen as instructive ahead of next Thursday's first Test against Australia at the Gabba. ANI

Dalglish warns sulkers not to destroy new-found harmony at Liverpool
Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish has warned that he will not allow anyone to threaten the new-found harmony at the club. ANI

Tevez, AC Milan in talks for transfer in January
AC Milan is in talks with Manchester City ace Carlos Tevez's advisors about a January move for the striker. ANI

Injuries to 5 players hampers Australia's preparations against New Zealand
Injuries to five players - Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson, Pat Cummins, Shaun Marsh and Shane Watson - has hampered Australia's preparations for the first Test against New Zealand. ANI

Hamilton declares his season of misery is officially over
Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has said that his season of misery is officially over as he prepares for Sunday's final race of the year in Brazil. ANI

Harris asks ICC to quickly make Test cricket its top priority
Australian pace spearhead Ryan Harris has said that two-Test series are "pointless" and the International Cricket Council needs to quickly make the five-day format its top priority. ANI

Becks visits Prince Harry at luxurious Beverly Hills hotel
David Beckham dropped by Prince Harry's plush Beverly Hills hotel for a visit recently. ANI

Becks blindfolded for Paralympic football training session
David Beckham, who was blindfolded when he joined the Paralympics football team's GB captain Dave Clarke for a coaching session, found it a little difficult to train without his sight. ANI

Tendulkar misses 100th Test ton by six runs
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar missed his 100th ton by just six runs in the third Test against West Indies being played at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday. ANI

Strauss says retaining World No 1 rank is England's 'biggest test yet'
England captain Andrew Strauss has reckoned his world No 1 Test team will face 'biggest test yet' to retain its top rank over the next year. ANI

Copeland stakes his pitch on two-way swing factor
Australian fast bowler Trent Copeland has declared that he offers what no other quicks do not - swing, and suggested that the selectors take a chance on him for the forthcoming series against New Zealand. ANI

Oz pacer Pat Cummins won't be overawed by little master Tendulkar's wizardry
The duel between Australia's newest sporting sensation Pat Cummins and Sachin Tendulkar, the biggest name in international cricket, will, barring injuries to either party, be a massive drawcard in this summer's marquee series against India. ANI

Nancy Dell'Ollio still goes for bling after eviction from dance show
Nancy Dell'Olio may have been evicted from Strictly Come Dancing but it looks like she still isn't in the mood to give up the costumes associated with the show. ANI

Nicole Scherzinger gets marriage proposal just weeks after being dumped
Pop singer Nicole Scherzinger, who recently split from Lewis Hamilton, has got a marriage proposal from a fan on 'The X Factor' USA. ANI

Lewis Hamilton hopes of a reunion with ex-girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger
Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he hopes of a reunion with his former ladylove Nicole Scherzinger. ANI

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