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Giggs' ex Imogen Thomas had one hell of a scary year!
Imogen Thomas has admitted that it's been a scary year for her, following the numerous troubles she has faced in the past few months. ANI

Mubarak's trial adjourned until December 28
The trial of Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak, who is accused of complicity in the killing of over 800 protesters this year, has been adjourned by a court until December 28. ANI

Everton in talks with Mumbai-based Jain Group to solve money woes
Everton Football Club chairman Bill Kenwright is reportedly in talks with Mumbai-based Jain Group about becoming the club's financial saviour. ANI

Posh enjoys girly time with Harper while watching boys play
Victoria Beckham and baby Harper were recently spotted spending some enjoyable time together as they watched Beckham boys play football in Los Angeles.ictoria and Harper relaxed in the shade while Romeo and Cruz enjoyed brushing up on their football skills. ANI

Toure likely to leave Man City over image rights payments conflict
Manchester City defender Kolo Toure has told friends that he will consider leaving the club in January if they withhold substantial image rights payments in response to his failed drug test. ANI

PCB knocked back plans for improving players' fitness levels: Ex-fitness trainer
Pakistan cricket team's former fitness trainer David Dwyer has confirmed rumours that his plans for improving players' fitness levels were knocked back by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). ANI

PCB won't compromise on discipline, says Zaka Ashraf
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)'s new chairman Zaka Ashraf has said that he would not tolerate any groupism or indiscipline from the players. ANI

Duffy breaks up with rugby player beau Mike Phillip
Welsh singer Duffy has split from her boyfriend of 18 months, rugby player Mike Phillips, in what is being called their 'final' break up. ANI

PCB likely to undergo changes under new chairman Zaka Ashraf
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)'s new chairman Zaka Ashraf is likely to fire some senior officials and also make some placement changes, it has been claimed. ANI

Arsenal's Van Persie outraged at 'Nazi salute' claims
Arsenal star Robin van Persie has slammed claims he made Nazi salutes at Chelsea. ANI

Hamilton, Massa ordered to sort out their differences following Indian Grand Prix clash
McLaren and Ferrari bosses have ordered Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa have been to sort out their differences, after the drivers clashed for the sixth time this season during the inaugural Indian Grand Prix on Sunday. ANI

England mid-fielder Rodwell says Man U were there for the taking
England mid-fielder Jack Rodwell has reckoned that Manchester United were there for the taking on Saturday, and was a shadow of the team Everton faced a year ago. ANI

Man City striker Balotelli loves ripping up lawn on flash quad bike
Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli gets his kicks from ripping up the lawn on his flash quad bike. ANI

Pakistan crowned Hong Kong Sixes champions
Pakistan has been crowned Hong Kong Sixes champions after they defeated England by 35 runs on Sunday. ANI

Using Jesse Ryder as specialist batsman isn't far away, says Taylor
New Zealand captain Ross Taylor has admitted that injured all-rounder Jesse Ryder's days at the bowling crease in international cricket could be numbered. ANI

Hobbling Gerrard fears for England future
Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard hobbled out of hospital yesterday with the help of crutches, and his infected ankle in plaster. ANI

Injured McKay doubtful for Bulawayo Test against Zimbabwe
New Zealand's preparations for the one-off Test against Zimbabwe have taken yet another hit as fast bowler Andy McKay has been struck down with a stomach bug. ANI

ICC rebukes Pietersen for questioning umpires in 20-20 international
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reprimanded key England batsman Kevin Pietersen for showing disdain at an umpire's decision during his team's six-wicket victory over India in a Twenty20 International at Kolkata's Eden Gardens on Saturday. ANI

Katich to take legal advice on Cricket Australia hearing
Former Australian opener Simon Katich's manager and player agent Robert Joske has said that his client and he would be seeking legal advice today before determining how to approach the Cricket Australia (CA) disciplinary hearing the veteran must front over his claim that Michael Clarke was behind his Test sacking. ANI

Formula One ends in style
Curtains fell on the first ever edition of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix , with a performance by international pop sensation Lady Gaga being the highlight of the post-race celebrations. ANI

'Lack of evidence may help Butt, Asif in spot-fixing case'
Pakistani lawyer Aftab Gul, who represented Salman Butt in the ICC hearings in Dubai, believes that London's Southwark Crown Court does not have enough evidence to give an adverse decision against the former Pakistan captain and fast bowler Mohammad Asif in the spot-fixing case. ANI

Harris expects Cummins to play in Australia-South Africa Tests
Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris has said that he would be surprised if young tyro Pat Cummins doesn't earn a baggy green in the first Test against South Africa. ANI

Bresnan convinced England can continue their global domination in 2012
England and Yorkshire all-rounder Tim Bresnan is convinced that that national squad will maintain its hold on world cricket in 2012 after finishing 2011 as the world's No 1 in both Tests and T20s. ANI

Rameez Raja urges ICC to dump neutral umpires concept
Former Pakistan batsman Rameez Raja feels that International Cricket Council (ICC) should do away with the concept of having neutral umpires. ANI

Dilshan calls for use of UDRS in all Tests
Sri Lanka skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan has called for the use of the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) in all Test cricket. ANI

'Katich-Clarke stoush hurting Australian cricket'
The continuing stoush between dumped opening batsman Simon Katich and captain Michael Clarke is hurting Australian cricket, it has been claimed. ANI

Mohsin Khan 'proud and pleased' with Pak's nine-wicket win over Lanka in Dubai Test
Pakistan coach Mohsin Khan has said that he is delighted over the team's emphatic nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second Test at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. ANI

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