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Greater NOIDA villagers plan protest over F1 track on their land
Residents of villages in the Greater NOIDA region of Uttar Pradesh have threatened to launch a protest over being inadequately compensated for losing land to the new Formula One circuit coming up in the area. ANI

Everton manager Moyes 'best football Premier League boss', claims new study
The latest figures have shown that Everton manager David Moyes s the best value-for-money as the football boss. ANI

Hayden describes Buchanan as "like the Australian Freddie Flintoff"
Former Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden has described Queensland's baby-faced giant Nick Buchanan as "like the Australian Freddie Flintoff". ANI

Becks plans to move to Paris club after LA Galaxy stint
David Beckham wants to move to Paris to join a top club after his current contract ends. ANI

Policing 2012 London Olympics will be 'tougher than UK riots'
A leading police chief has predicted that policing the 2012 London Olympic Games will be tougher than maintaining law and order during the UK riots. ANI

Top US footballer's girlfriend 'raped in London hotel after drunken night'
A top National Football League star's girlfriend has claimed before a court that a bank worker, Andrae Edward, had raped her in a London hotel room after she had passed out due to excessive drinking. ANI

Ex-cricketer Darren Gough wins charity golf prize
Former England cricketer Darren Gough has won the top prize at a charity golf tournament held at the famous Carrick golf course in Loch Lomond. ANI

Vettel believes he will clinch 2011 Formula One
Red Bull's German racing ace Sebastian Vettel has finally admitted he should be able to clinch the 2011 Formula One title. ANI

Milner fears for his England future
Winger James Milner fears that Manchester City's rotation policy could wreck his England ambitions. ANI

Liverpool pays 7.5m pounds for every point
If you own Liverpool, right now a Premier League point will have cost you 156 times more than a point gained just across Stanley Park. ANI

England cheating in appointing a foreign boss: Carragher
Liverpool FC defender Jamie Carragher believes the Football Association (FA) would be cheating England in appointing a foreign coach again to replace incumbent Fabio Capello in 2012. ANI

How Mike Tindall's ex 'stood out' from crowd at royal wedding
Mike Tindall's ex-girlfriend who was recently revealed as his nightclub mystery blonde, really did stand out from the crowd at the England rugby star's wedding to Zara Phillips, newly released photographs reveal. ANI

Rooney's hair transplant better for his form than training: Man-U coach
Manchester United's training and medical departments have taken a dig at Wayne Rooney's hair transplant saying that it may have worked better for his form than all the coaching and training they have been able to impart to him. ANI

'Well-balanced' Pakistan fully capable of beating 'tough opposition' Sri Lanka: Mohsin
Mohsin Khan, Pakistan's interim coach for the upcoming series in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) against Sri Lanka, has said that his side is 'fully capable' of beating the 'tough opposition'. ANI

Mark Webber admits losing chance of winning Formula One forever
Mark Webber has said he will never be a Formula One champion after he had lost his opportunity last year. ANI

Samit Patel wants to 'show right attitude' to overcome weight problems
Samit Patel has admitted for the first time that he was to blame for his weight problems that almost wrecked his England career. ANI

Bellerive Oval renamed Blundstone Arena
Hobart's Bellerive Oval cricket ground has been renamed as the Blundstone Arena, a Cricket Tasmania statement said on Thursday. ANI

Athletes' winning streaks likely to continue, finds study
Scientists have earlier debunked the "hot hand" phenomenon - a common belief among basketball players and fans that the players' probabilities of hitting a shot are greater following a hit than following a miss on the previous shot. ANI

Boxer Amir is game for exotic fish
English professional boxer, Amir Khan has revealed that he has a hobby of collecting tropical fishes. ANI

FA yet to start search for Capello's replacement
The England The Football Association is yet to start its search for a replacement for coach Fabio Capello, who is due to step down from his position after the 2012 European Championships, if England qualify. ANI

Katie Price enjoys 'night of passion' with rugby hunk Capriani
Katie Price has struck up a new romance with rugby player Danny Capriani. ANI

Now, psychic sheep predicts England win over France
If it was Octopus Paul that hogged sport page headlines during last year's FIFA World Cup in South Africa with his psychic predictions, now there is a psychic sheep predicting an England win over France in a World Cup qualifying clash. ANI

Beckham wants Ferdinand to stay at Man U
Ace footballer David Beckham wants Rio Ferdinand to stay at Manchester United, rather than venture to the United States to join Major League Soccer when his contract expires at the end of next season. ANI

Tributes pour in for ex-England cricketer Graham Dilley
Tributes have been pouring in for former Kent and England cricket hero Graham Dilley who died after a short battle with cancer. He was 52. ANI

Mohd. Salman vows to make comeback in Pak team "very soon"
Pakistani wicketkeeper Mohammad Salman, who has not been selected for the series against Sri Lanka, has expressed his hope of making a comeback in the national team in the upcoming season. ANI

Tevez, a victim of 'misinterpretation', says his manager
Kia Joorabchian, the manager of Manchester City football star Carlos Tevez, has attempted to douse the flames of disharmony with the club by saying that the striker was a victim of a 'misinterpretation'. ANI

Jones believes he's among five candidates shortlisted for Pakistan coach job
Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has said he believes that he is among the five candidates shortlisted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the national coach position. ANI

Jubilant family members of boxer Jai Bhagwan celebrate his Olympic qualification
Jubilant family members of Jai Bhagwan, who secured an Olympic berth in the 2012 London Games, celebrated his achievement at their Karnal home. ANI

Tiger Woods vows to prove Greg Norman's doomsday scenario comments wrong
Tiger Woods said he would prove Greg Norman wrong over winning another major. ANI

London ready to host 2012 Olympic Games: Mayor
London Mayor Boris Johnson has told International Olympic Committee inspectors that the city is ready to stage the 2012 Games. ANI

Mohammad Ilyas to act as Pak chief selector during 'interim coach' Mohsin's UAE tour
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed Mohammad Ilyas, member of the selection committee, as chief selector of the national cricket team. ANI

Tainted Pak trio accused of 'rampant corruption' by prosecution at London court hearing
Banned Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif were caught red-handed conspiring to fix a Test at Lords in a 150,000-pound gambling scam, a court in England has been told. ANI

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