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Martin set to become fourth Kiwi to take 200 Test wickets
New Zealand fast bowler Chris Martin is poised to become the fourth bowler in the country's cricket history to take 200 Test wickets. ANI

Robbie Savage had never danced 'sober' before 'Strictly Come Dancing' stint
Former soccer player, Robbie Savage has admitted that he had never danced 'sober in his life, before participating in the show, Strictly Come Dancing. ANI

Chaos in PCB has "gotten worse now": Imran Khan
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), which has always been in chaos, is in an even worse crisis now, former captain Imran Khan has said. ANI

Spot-fixing case: Mohd. Asif tells court Butt's swearing caused him to overstep
Tainted Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif has attributed his allegedly pre-determined no-ball in last year's Lord's Test to the verbal abuse he received before the delivery from the then captain Salman Butt. ANI

Nancy Dell'Olio's daily catwalk show stepping out of home for paparazzi
Nancy Dell'Olio has adopted an innovative way to grab her 15 minutes of doorstep fame, by casually stepping out in a variety of knee-high boots, leather trousers and sunglasses as she makes her way to the 'Strictly Come Dancing' studios each day. ANI

Man City vs United will be biggest derby in world football
Ace striker Mario Balotelli believes Manchester will soon be the home of the biggest derby in world football, as all eyes will be on Old Trafford this Sunday as Premier League leaders City face champions United. ANI

Australia needs to make most of Cummins' rare talent: Johnson
Australia's pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson has said that the team needs to make the most of teenager Pat Cummins' rare talent and should play the 18-year-old as much as possible. ANI

Self-talk focused on 'we,' not 'I' improves individuals' performance in team
A new study has revealed that individuals perform better and are more confident when they practice motivational tactics focused not on them, but on the team they belong to. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone all set to reveal 'n*ked truth' about her life
Formula 1 boss Bernie's daughter, Tamara Ecclestone recently posed nude for a photo shoot and is all set to reveal the 'n*ked truth' about her life. ANI

Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger finally call it quits
Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger have finally parted ways after being with each other for four years. ANI

Mithun replaces injured Yadav for remaining ODIs
Abhimanyu Mithun has been named as replacement for Umesh Yadav, who sustained an injury during the Mohali ODI against England, and has been ruled out of the remainder of the ODI series against England. ANI

Gigg's ex Imogen Thomas dumps sportsmen to find love with trader
Ryan Gigg's ex Imogen Thomas has decided not to date famous sportsmen anymore. ANI

Rooney, Wilshere could be part of Great Britain's Olympic football team
Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere could be shock picks for the Great Britain's football squad at next year's London Olympics. ANI

Johnson ready to answer critics during South Africa cricket tour
Widely panned for his poor form after an inconsistent 12 months which yielded just 21 Test wickets at 41.28 since the start of the last Ashes series, Australian fast bowler Johnson is gearing up for a return to the devastating form he showed against the Proteas in 2008-09. ANI

Man City not likely to charge Tevez
Manchester City has backtracked from earlier claims that it would charge Carlos Tevez for refusing to play in Munich. ANI

World's longest study rules out mobile phone-cancer link
Danish scientists have claimed that prolonged usage of mobile phones is not linked with the risk of brain tumours and have clearly contradicted many of the studies on the same subject published earlier. ANI

Ponting ready to mentor young Aussies
Ricky Ponting says that not being Australian captain means he now has time to mentor the squad's exciting young talent. ANI

Don't hand over baggy green to teen tyro Cummins just yet: Lawson
The outgoing selection panel should not hand emerging tyro Pat Cummins a baggy green cap in South Africa as he is not ready to play Test cricket, feels former fast bowler Geoff Lawson. ANI

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