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Villas-Boas issues 'Twitter and Facebook' warning to Chelsea stars
Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has issued a Twitter warning to stop his players from using social networking websites to slag off their rivals. ANI

Blatter promises to reform Fifa by 2013
To rescue Fifa's reputation and his own legacy, Sepp Blatter has promised to reform the organisation within two years. latter said that after the changes the world governing body would "present an image that is slightly better than the one we have currently". ANI

Wenger says Olympic football competition 'not a real tournament'
Arsenal boss ArsŠne Wenger, who is expected to lose up to five players for Stuart Pearce's Team GB at London 2012, has criticized the next summer's Olympic football competition in London, claiming that it is "not a real tournament" and that the Games are "for track and field". ANI

Abbey Crouch, hubby Peter hit designer stores for fur coat
English footballer Peter Crouch's wife Abigail Crouch, was spotted shopping with her husband in Knightsbridge on Friday. ANI

Tevez charged with refusing to warm up against Bayern Munich
Manchester City has charged Carlos Tevez for refusing to warm up against Bayern Munich. ANI

Rooney's desire to play for Great Britain can anger Fergie
Ace striker Wayne Rooney's desire to play for Great Britain at the Olympic Games next year could put him on a collision course with Sir Alex Ferguson. ANI

Flower defends Trott's role in one-day side
England coach Andy Flower has defended Jonathan Trott's role in the one-day side. ANI

Rooney's son Kai does a Lawrence in Arabia
Coleen and Wayne's Rooney's son, Kai, was pictured exploring the desert of Dubai while on his trip to the emirate with his mother. ANI

South African pacers to target Hughes weak points
South African pacer Dale Steyn has vowed not to bowl badly again to opener Phillip Hughes and target his weak point during the series against Australia. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone buys self-portrait of rolling nude in œ1m cash
Tamara Ecclestone was pictured looking delighted as she bought her n*ked portrait in which the 'Billion Dollar Girl' is seen rolling in a million pound pile of 50 pound notes. ANI

Imran Khan confirms Salman Butt's alibi claim in spot-fixing case
Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan has confirmed that Salman Butt, who is currently facing the spot-fixing trial in a London court, used to call him up from England to discuss strategies on the 2010 tour. ANI

India, Oz, Proteas and England will battle for top positions: Roebuck
India, Australia, South Africa and England have broken away from the pack, and hereafter the battle for the top positions will be fought between them and the tussle will have numerous twists and turns, according to noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck. ANI

Zaka Ashraf to take charge as PCB chief from Monday
The new Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman, Chaudhary Zaka Ashraf, will take charge from Monday after being released from his position as the head of the Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd (ZTBL) this week. ANI

Rory Mcllroy's manager reveals 'shock' after being dumped
Chubby Chandler has revealed that he was shocked when professional golfer Rory McIlroy announced that he had parted company with his long time manager. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone's mom says daughter has 'mental problem' of spending
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's wife said that her daughter Tamara Ecclestone has "mental problems" because of her spending. ANI

No one played pace better than Gavaskar: Jones
Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has termed Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar as the best player of pace, saying: "Gavaskar played against all the great West Indians and hit many hundreds and averaged over 65." ANI

Tendulkar is best player of spin, straight drive: Dean Jones
Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's is the best player of spin, with Javed Miandad and Brian Lara a close second, according to former Australian batsman Dean Jones. ANI

Flower defends his players' behaviour in wake of Dhoni's criticism
England coach Andy Flower has defended his players behaviour in the wake of MS Dhoni's public criticism of their on-field behaviour following their defeat in the one-day match in Mohali on Thursday. ndia beat England convincingly in Mohali to take an unbeatable lead of 3-0 in five match ODI series. ANI

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