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Delhi hosts 5th Annual Tamchon football tournament
Sixteen football teams, comprising of players from different northeast states took part in the fifth annual Tamchon Football Tournament here recently. ANI

Nicole Scherzinger moving on after break-up with Lewis Hamilton
X-Factor USA judge Nicole Scherzinger was seen having dinner with 25-year-old R and B singer Drake at an Italian eatery in West Hollywood, five days after breaking up with F1 racer Lewis Hamilton. ANI

Frank Lampard auctions off old furniture for charity
Footie star frank Lampard has donated unwanted items from his place in Fulham, west London, to raise money for The Prince's Trust. ANI

We're gambling with our lives on track: Button
British Formula One driver Jenson Button has expressed anguish over deaths of Dan Wheldon and Marco Simoncelli, but accepted that "we're gambling with our lives" on the track. ANI

Maradona empathizes with Tevez over Manchester City plight
Diego Maradona has said he is hurt by Carlos Tevez's plight at Manchester City. ANI

Hamilton punished again for ignoring double waved yellow flags
Formula One 2008 champion Lewis Hamilton has been penalised with a drop of three grid positions for Sunday's inaugural race at the Buddh International Circuit here, along with Sauber's Sergio Perez, after ignoring the stewards double waved yellow flags during a practice session. ANI

Coleen Rooney inscribes signature across doors of Range Rover
Coleen Rooney has emblazoned her name across the doors of her top-of-the-range Range Rover. ANI

Man U is still the team to copy: Mancini
Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini has sent an email to all staff at the Carrington training ground, saying that that there remains much work to do before they can consider themselves equal to their nearest rivals Manchester United. ANI

Mario Balotell dating Berlusconi's 'bunga bunga' babe!
Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli's alleged new lover, stunning Raffaella Fico is one of Silvio Berlusconi's bunga bunga girls, it has emerged. ANI

Becks' son Brooklyn very much a 'chip of the old block'
The eldest son of soccer star David Beckham, Brooklyn has definitely taken inspiration from his father in the hair stakes, as he sported the traditional Beckham quiff on a shopping trip with his dad in Los Angeles. ANI

Nancy Dell'Olio dating toyboy lover 16 years her junior
'Strictly Come Dancing' star Nancy Dell'Olio has decided to try something different after a series of high-profile relationships with older men, including ex England football coach, Sven-G”ran Eriksson. ANI

Man City angry as Tevez fine is halved
Manchester City is reportedly seething after the Players Football Association halved their 800,000 pound fine on key striker and skipper Carlos Tevez.ccording to The Sun, the players' union said the club's intended four-week fine is excessive for his offence. ANI

F1 merchandise selling like hotcakes in Delhi
Shopkeepers selling Formula One Grand Prix merchandise are a happy lot due to the high demand for designer Grand Prix goodies at their stores across New Delhi. ANI

Pakistan registers 23-run victory against South Africa in Hong Kong Super Sixes
Pakistan has defeated South Africa by 23 runs in its first match in the Hong Kong Super Sixes tournament. ANI

England would have lost test series too had there been one: Ravi Shastri
Former Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri has made light of England's poor display in the recent one-day international series in India, saying that the hosts would have pounded them just as badly had there been a Test series as well. ANI

Tiger Woods' ex mistress Rachel Uchitel dismisses pregnancy rumours
Former Tiger Woods' mistress, Rachel Uchitel has brushed aside rumours regarding her pregnancy. ANI

QPR defender Ferdinand says he won't let Terry's racist comment ruin his game
Queens Park Ranger defender Anton Ferdinand has said that he will not allow the John Terry race storm to ruin his game. ANI

Ajay Maken launches Abhinav Bindra's biography.
India's Sports Minister, Ajay Maken released the biography of ace Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra here on Thursday. ANI

Hamilton dumped Scherzinger as he did not want to settle down as yet
It has been revealed that Lewis Hamilton dumped his celebrity girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger because he did not want to settle down and have babies. ANI

Now fit Gascoigne desperate to star and win Strictly Come Dancing
Former England football star Paul Gascoigne is desperate to star in Strictly Come Dancing, and reckons he would waltz off with the title. ANI

Gambhir to tie the knot today
Family members of Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir attended the 'Mehandi' ceremony of his would be bride in Gurgaon on Thursday. ANI

Injured Pietersen could miss out on IPL riches
Indian Premier League teams are unlikely to splash out cash to sign up England cricket star Kevin Pietersen, now that he has a fractured thumb. ANI

Jury retires to deliberate verdict in spot-fixing case involving Butt, Asif
The jury in the spot-fixing trial at London's Southwark Crown Court has retired to deliberate the verdict in the case involving banned Pakistan players Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif. ANI

Hayden puts the heat on Phil Hughes
Former Test great Matthew Hayden has turned up the heat on besieged opener Phil Hughes and taken a swipe at national selectors over the axing of veteran batsman Simon Katich. ANI

Waqar admits he wasn't happy with 'limited authority' given to him as Pak coach
Former Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has admitted that he was not happy with the policies of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) regarding the authority and power given to him. ANI

Outgoing CA chairman Clarke fights for Hilditch
The retiring chairman of Cricket Australia, Jack Clarke, has defended fellow Adelaide lawyer Andrew Hilditch to the bitter end, saying Australian cricket should not be judged by its Test performances alone. ANI

Xavier Doherty still dreams of baggy green
Tasmanian and Australian spinner Xavier Doherty is frustrated at only being given two Tests to prove his worth last summer, and is looking forward to using the forthcoming Sheffield Shield season to convince the selectors that he deserves a longer run in the Test format of the game. ANI

England's sledging of Indian players was not over the top: Swann
While admitting that England were thrashed in the recent one-day series by India, off-spinner Graeme Swann has rejected accusations that the visitors went over the top in sledging of Indian players, even to the extent of getting personal with some of them. ANI

Swann says he stands by what he said about Pietersen
England off-spinner Graeme Swann has said that he stands by what he said about Kevin Pietersen in his autobiography, and adds that his comments had nothing to do with what happened to the team during the recent one-day series against India. ANI

Ecclestone has doubts about future of Korean Grand Prix
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has cast doubt on the future of the Korean Grand Prix, saying he has "no idea" whether it will remain on the calendar. ANI

Mallya defends decision of not having an Indian driver in F1 team
Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya has defended his decision of not having an Indian driver in his Formula One team. ANI

Hamilton, Button praise Indian Grand Prix circuit
Former Formula One world champions Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button have praised the Indian Grand Prix circuit. ANI

Swann reveals getting death threats after England's one-day whitewash
Off-spinner Graeme Swann has revealed he received death threats following England's 5-0 whitewash in India. ANI

Inverarity named Oz cricket's new full-time national selector
Former Test player John Inverarity has been named as Australian cricket's new full-time national selector. ANI

Unease hangs over impressive circuit as India joins F1 party
There are last-minute teething problems on the eve of the first Indian Grand Prix, but drivers seem happy with the circuitnyone arriving at the Buddh International Circuit on Thursday was given the distinct impression that there is a sense of unease surrounding the preparations for a landmark event. ANI

Scherzinger replaces Hendricks as face of fashion label London Fog
Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton's former girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger has replaced 'Mad Men' star Christina Hendricks as the face of US outerwear label London Fog. ANI

Crouch's 'horror rendition' of Travolta's 'Saturday Night Fever' dance
Peter Crouch has once again shown off his dance moves following the infamous robotic dance that he has adopted for sometime now. ANI

CA's new chairman Edwards wants Oz team to be world's best in all formats
Wally Edwards, who has taken charge as Cricket Australia's (CA) new chairman, has said that his vision is to make his team 'number one' in the world in all formats of the game. ANI

Lewis Hamilton having 'tough time' after split with celeb girlfriend
Lewis Hamilton has admitted that he has been going through a "tough time" since his split from singer Nicole Scherzinger. ANI

Vaughan wants most English wickets to be slow turning pitches found on subcontinent
Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan has called for cricket pitches in his country to be slow turners similar to those found on the Indian subcontinent to prepare players better to play spin. ANI

Chelsea FC lose fan vote on stadium
Chelsea FC hase lost a vote to buy back their own stadium from a group owned by their fans. ANI

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