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Wenger tells Arsenal fans to lower expectations after fourth Champion League defeat
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has written to the fans asking them to lower their expectations in the wake of the team's fourth Champion's League defeat. ANI

Rugby World Cup: England's Cueto defends teammates after 'horrendous' off-field coverage
Winger Mark Cueto has defended his England teammates over lewd comments made to a hotel worker, saying that they "hadn't done anything hugely wrong" and that the incident "was a bit of banter that was taken out of hand". ANI

Beckhams' 'thank you' gesture lunch invite for Bieber, Gomez
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have received a lunch invitation from the Beckham's as a 'thank you' gesture for the gifts he sent to their sons. ANI

Ferdinand fighting for Man U first XI spot
Defender Rio Ferdinand is facing a fight for his first-team life at Manchester United. ANI

Kai Rooney travels in style sitting in special child seat made by Bentley
Manchester United star striker Wayne Rooney's son Kai has a comfortable ride travelling around London with mom Coleen in a special baby seat made by Bentley. ANI

Bleakley's rare late night out with fiance Lampard to celebrate his hat trick
Breakfast show 'Daybreak' host, Christine Bleakley was seen leaving a nightclub with her fiance Chelsea striker, Frank Lampard. ANI

Becks played Stevie Wonder song for Posh on daughter Harper's birth
English football star David Beckham has revealed that he played Stevie Wonder's 'Isn't She Lovely?' to his wife, Victoria when their baby daughter, Harper was delivered. ANI

Australian Open winners to pocket 2.3 million dollars
Next year's Australian Open men's and women's singles champions will each pocket 2.3 million dollars. ANI

Ancelotti ready to replace Wenger at Arsenal
Former Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly eyeing Arsene Wenger's job at Arsenal as he considers a return to English football. ANI

Tevez explains himself to Man City bosses
Argentine football star Carlos Tevez was last night sweating over his fate after giving his account of the Munich mutiny to Manchester City officials. ANI

Beckham's house turns into 'Pink palace' post baby girl birth
Soccer star David Beckham has revealed that his house has turned into a "Pink palace" after the birth of his first daughter Harper Seven. ANI

Abramovich all set to move Chelsea away from Stamford Bridge
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is all set to move the club away from Stamford Bridge, overlooking 106 years of history. ANI

Shearer rejects replacing Capello, backs Redknapp
Alan Shearer, who has yet to start work on his UEFA Pro coaching licence, has said that he should not be in the frame to be England boss when Fabio Capello steps down next summer. ANI

Fulham players furious after manager fines Kasami for missing a penalty
Fulham boss Martin Jol, who has fined one of his players 500 pound for missing a penalty, is now facing a dressing-room backlash. ANI

S. Africa tour will be a tough challenge: Oz skipper Clarke
Australian captain Michael Clarke has rated the upcoming tour of South Africa as tough a challenge as there is in world cricket. ANI

Giggs' ex Imogen Thomas bares abs gained through bikram yoga
Imogen Thomas infamous for bedding footballer Ryan Giggs, was seen proudly baring her newly-toned midriff - she has gained through Bikram yoga classes - in a tiny white crop top and grey shorts on Tuesday. ANI

Pietersen must recapture form on short tour to India to be a force in 2015 World Cup
Key middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen is being urged to recapture his best form in 50-over cricket for England in India to be a force to be reckoned with during the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. ANI

Harbhajan Singh will make a strong comeback: Zaheer Khan
Defending out of form off- spinner Harbhajan Singh, who was recently dropped from the Indian one-day team for the upcoming series against England, Indian pacer Zaheer Khan has said Singh had done great things for the country and a bowler of his calibre would come back stronger ANI

Panesar eyes Sheffield Shield, Big Bash deal
Left arm spinner Monty Panesar, who will play at the Sydney grade cricket this summer, is in line to appear in the Sheffield Shield or the Big Bash. ANI

Oz T20 team abandons traditional green uniform to wear black
Australia's Twenty20 side has moved away from the traditional green and gold colours to wear black uniforms this summer. ANI

Aleem Dar backs controversial DRS as "good addition to game"
Pakistan's award-winning umpire Aleem Dar has given the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) a thumbs-up, terming it "a good addition to the game". ANI

Cook rejects ball tampering claims, asks Gul to approach ICC
Rejecting Pakistani pacer Umar Gul's claims that England bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson were involved in ball-tampering, ODI skipper Alastair Cook has said that they haven't tampered with the ball and if Gul did have any complaints he should approach the ICC. ANI

Cleaners in 2012 London Olympics to act as 'doping spies' to crackdown on drug cheats
Domestic cleaners in London's 2012 Olympic village will be asked to work as 'doping spies' to help organisers find out potential drug cheats. ANI

Mike Tindall's nightclub blonde revealed as his ex-girlfriend!
The mystery blonde seen canoodling with Mike Tindall in leaked bar footage has been revealed as Jessica Palmer, a former girlfriend of the English rugby star. ANI

Mohsin Khan appointed interim coach for Pak series against Sri Lanka
Pakistan's chief selector Mohsin Hasan Khan has been appointed as the interim coach of the national team for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates. ANI

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