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Boxer challenges Haye to follow his footsteps on 'Strictly Come Dancing'
Audley Harrison has challenged his boxing rival David Haye to follow him on to the 'Strictly Come Dancing' dance floor. ANI

Dean Jones says he was 'so ready to break Sarfraz's nose' for match-fixing accusations
Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has said that he was 'so ready to break the nose' of former Pakistan bowler Sarfraz Nawaz some five years ago in Islamabad, for his 'ridiculous' match-fixing allegations. ANI

Andre Villas-Boas refuses to cash in on Chelsea aces
Andre Villas-Boas has said he will not sell Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka in January and would rather risk losing them for nothing. ANI

Cheryl Cole 'in love' with New York
Cheryl Cole has revealed that she has "fallen in love" with New York and can't wait to return with her close friend, Girls Aloud bandmate Kimberley Walsh. ANI

Watson praises 'fit and charging in' Bollinger
Australian vice-captain Shane Watson has admitted that paceman Doug Bollinger's ability to set an example with ball in hand cannot be questioned. ANI

'Superstar' Cummins ready for Test cricket: Stuart Clark
Former Australia fast bowler Stuart Clark has said that teenage fast bowling sensation Patrick Cummins is ready for Test cricket. ANI

'In-form' Johnson looking forward to seaming tracks in South Africa
Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson, fresh from his match-winning haul for Western Australia, has said that he is confident of taking his good form into the South African tour. ANI

I'll beat you next year too, Button warns Hamilton
British Formula One racer Jenson Button has warned Lewis Hamilton that he will defeat the latter next year as well. ANI

Fans back me, not Carlos Tevez: Mancini
Roberto Mancini has claimed that fans favour him, and not Manchester City rebel Carlos Tevez. ANI

Trevor Hohns to help shape Oz Test squad for South African tour
Trevor Hohns, one of the contenders to head Australia's revamped selection panel, will have a behind-the-scenes role in shaping the Test squad for South Africa next week. ANI

Clarke says Watson 'certainly won't be rested' during South African tour
Australia's Test and one-day captain Michael Clarke has made it clear that Shane Watson, if fully fit, would play every game in South Africa. ANI

Ashley Cole 'gets lucky' with women three times in a week's time
Ashley Cole is said to have had a romp with three different ladies in a week's time. ANI

Paul Gascoigne downed 9 brandies and snorted cocaine before game
Paul Gascoigne has admitted that he downed nine brandies and snorted cocaine before matches and went on to score some of his greatest goals. ANI

'Injured' Southee ruled out of New Zealand's Zimbabwe tour
New Zealand quick bowler Tim Southee will miss the entire tour of Zimbabwe after failing to recover from a knee cartilage injury. ANI

Mental toughness 'difference between winning, losing in tight match situations': Mohsin
Pakistan's interim coach Mohsin Khan has said that at the national team's training camp for the Test series against Sri Lanka, he tried to stress the need for the players to focus on the mental aspects of cricket. ANI

'Furious' Kaneria to take legal action against Salman Butt for linking him to Majeed
Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has vowed to take legal action against former captain Salman Butt for telling a London court hearing the 'spot-fixing' case that it was Kaneria who had introduced him to alleged bookmaker Mazhar Majeed. ANI

Mohammad Asif denies protecting Salman Butt in spot-fixing case
Tainted Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Asif denied protecting former captain Salman Butt or being pressurised by him not to tell the truth, London's Southwark Crown Court heard during the eighth day of the spot-fixing case trial. ANI

Ryan Giggs' sis-in-law ex hits back at twitter insults after street row
Ryan Giggs' sister-in-law ex-lover, Natasha, has been defending herself against Twitter swipes in the aftermath of her blazing street row with the Manchester United star and his wife Stacey earlier this week. ANI

Giggs' sis-in-law ex says 'Rhodri is more of a man than he will ever be'
Ryan Giggs' sister-in-law ex-lover Natasha continued to tweet her reactions about her vicious street row with the Manchester United footballer and his wife Stacey by claiming that her husband is "more of a man than Ryan will ever be". ANI

Outraged fans slam 'gutted Rooney' over aggression leading to three-match ban
Angry fans have slammed Wayne Rooney for his erratic behaviour that led to a three-match ban during the Euro 2012. ANI

Formula 1 heiress Tamara Ecclestone dying to act in Brit reality show
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's daughter Tamara Ecclestone, has revealed that she would love to star in the British semi-reality show 'The Only Way Is Essex'. ANI

Becks flashes new multi-featured $11,000 Jacob and Co watch
Football superstar David Beckham recently bought a new 11,000 dollars Jacob and Co Global 3 watch and was spotted wearing his new accessory in New York, earlier this month. ANI

Only an Englishman should be England boss: Wenger
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said that he will never be managing the England team. ANI

'Ladies man' Berlusconi tried to seduce Dell'Olio during '94 election campaign
A source close to Nancy Dell'Olio has revealed that Silvio Berlusconi tried to seduce the property lawyer when she worked on his election campaign in 1994. ANI

Posh takes baby Harper on debut UK outing
Victoria Beckham took her newborn daughter Harper Seven on her debut UK outing to her London offices in Battersea. ANI

New PCB chief Ashraf 'in court trouble' barely days after appointment
A petition against the newly-appointed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman, Zaka Ashraf, has been accepted by the Supreme Court. ANI

Butt calls Majeed's accurate no-ball predictions "freak occurrence"
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has described alleged bookmaker Mazhar Majeed's accurate predictions of the three no-balls bowled during a Test match against England last year as "a freak occurrence". ANI

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