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Gary Lineker wrote 'cheesy love poems' for wife
Former English footballer Gary Lineker has revealed that he wrote cheesy love poems for wife Danielle. ANI

Britain's household spending 'plunging'
An economic study has claimed that household spending in Britain has fallen at an unprecedented rate over the past three years. ANI

Harper Seven inspires new bingo call
David and Victoria Beckham's newborn daughter has a new claim to fame after becoming the subject of a list of new bingo calls, by Mecca Bingo. ANI

Romney, Cain under fire at feisty GOP debate
Mitt Romney and Herman Cain battled to defend their status as Republican presidential front-runners at an often intense debate Tuesday night in Las Vegas. ANI

Gerrard admits to hitting rock bottom during injury days
Liverpool skipper and England star Steven Gerrard has admitted to having hit rock bottom in terms of self confidence during his six-month groin injury hell. ANI

Man City can still top Euro campaign group: Mancini
Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini believes the club' performance is improving in the Euro campaign and insists that it can still top Group A. ANI

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith buy minority stake in NBA basketball team
Hollywood celebrity couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have bought a minority stake in NBA basketball team Philadelphia 76ers. ANI

Scott Sinclair's 'Coronation Street' girlfriend moving to Swansea for him
English footballer Scott Sinclair's girlfriend Helen Flanagan is planning to move to Swansea to be closer to her boyfriend. ANI

Rooney breaks Euro goals record
England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney became the highest-scoring English player in Champions League history last night.oo hit two penalties in Romania to take his Euro tally to 26 - and earn Manchester United their first win of this Champions League campaign, The Sun reports. ANI

Man United voted UK's 'most hated' club by fans
Manchester United has been voted as Britain's most hated club by fans. ANI

Clarke to help in global hunt of new Oz coach
Australia captain Michael Clarke, who will have a major say in deciding the national team's next coach, has said that the global search for a coach won't distract him from the task of beating South Africa. ANI

Moody in frame to be Oz cricket selection chief
Former cricketer and coach Tom Moody has emerged as a potential successor to Andrew Hilditch as chairman of selectors, as Cricket Australia yesterday launched a "global search" for a coach to replace Tim Nielsen. ANI

Woakes ruled out of India tour due to thigh injury
England bowler Chris Woakes today was ruled out of the remainder of the One-Day International tour of India due to a left quadriceps strain. ANI

England must build up on Pietersen's ego to bring him in form: Vaughan
Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has asked to play with Kevin Pietersen's ego in order to bring him back into form in the ODIs. ANI

Pietersen smitten by Indian hospitality
English cricketer Kevin Pietersen has revealed that he's overwhelmed by Indian hospitality. ANI

Shane Warne says he is 'very happy' with life right now
Shane Warne has revealed that he is in the "happiest stage" of his life right now. ANI

Shane Warne unveils 'Spin King' toy car he helped design
Shane Warne recently unveiled the Spin King toy car in Sydney, which he designed with the help of an expert. ANI

'PCB treated like other Pak govt departments open to be run by any Tom, Dick or Harry'
Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Officer Colonel (retired) Rafi Nasim has criticised the appointment of a person 'absolutely alien to cricket' as the new chairman of the board, which he said is "treated like other government departments open to be run by any Tom, Dick or Harry." ANI

Two defeats at hands of India forces England to resort to sledging
England all rounder Samit Patel has said his teammates will carry on sledging against the Indians to get them out of their comfort zone. ANI

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