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Dhoni, Yuvraj, Sehwag and Zaheer named in ICC ODI Team of the Year
Indian cricketers M.S. Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan were today named in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI Team of the Year. ANI

Robbie Savage takes a football break from 'Strictly Come Dancing'
Robbie Savage was pictured putting on his 'Strictly Come Dancing' shoes while playing football for a little fun. ANI

Ambrose, Davidson and Belinda Clark to be inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame today
The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) today announced that former West Indian fast bowler Curtly Ambrose, former Australian fast bowlers Frederick Spofforth and Alan Davidson and former female Australian batsman Belinda Clark will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. ANI

UK's David Haye ready to box on if gets rematch with Klitschko brothers
British boxer David Haye has indicated that he may delay his retirement if he can secure a rematch with Germany-based Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko - or a clash with his older brother Vitali. ANI

Russia's mega-rich Anzhi targeting England manager Capello
Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala is reportedly targeting England manager Fabio Capello after he quits mentoring the Three Lions in 2012. ANI

When former Man U star Sheringham demanded 30K for match commentary
Former Manchester United star Teddy Sheringham asked for 30,000 pounds for giving commentary on a single football match, his former teammate has said. ANI

Abbey Clancy's see-through dress 'inspires' Gaga to wear the same
Lady Gaga was pictured wearing a see-through outfit similar to that of Abbey Cancy. ANI

Rachel Uchitel visits Ground Zero to pay respects to dead fiance, others
Rachel Uchitel visited the memorial at Ground Zero to pay her respects to those who lost their lives on September 11, including her fiance at the time, James Andrew O'Grady. ANI

Button blasts Schumacher for ruthless Italian Grand Prix track tactics
British 2009 Formula One champion Jenson Button has slammed veteran racer Michael Schumacher for his ruthless track tactics in a bruising Italian Grand Prix yesterday. ANI

Mancini says it is wrong to compare Man City to Barcelona
Coach Roberto Mancini has said that he has problems with people and fans making comparisons between his club Manchester City and Spanish football giant Barcelona. ANI

Queen's Park Ranger owner asks Beckham to lead club
New Queen's Park Ranger owner Tony Fernandes has reportedly asked David Beckham to lead the club in a bid to join the elite in football. ANI

Rooney wants to be acknowledged as world's best football player
England and Manchester United star Wayne Rooney wants to be acknowledged as the world's best player a year after hitting his lowest point. ANI

Oz PM, sports legends hail Stosur's US Open success
Australian tennis star Samantha Stosur's US Open women's singles title win is being rated as one of the country's greatest sporting achievements. ANI

Bikini-clad Imogen Thomas sets pulses racing in US
Ryan Giggs' former secret flame Imogen Thomas, who has had men falling at her feet in London, has men ogling at her in the US too, where she is currently enjoying her latest summer holiday. ANI

Posh, baby Harper celebrate NY show success with Prada shopping spree
Victoria Beckham stepped out with baby daughter Harper Seven for a shopping trip to Prada on Saturday after wowing the fashion world with her latest collection at New York Fashion Week earlier in the day. ANI

WAG Nives Celsius irons for hubby in sexy lingerie
Model and WAG Nives Celsius has shown how she keeps her footballer husband happy - by doing his ironing in sexy lingerie. ANI

Nude male rugby team outclassed for first time by clothed women's one!
Rugby Team Nude Blacks lost for the first time in their nine-years of existence, after being beaten 25-20 by a clothed women's team from Spain. ANI

Top UK Premier League footie ace is 'on cocaine'
A top Premier League footballer, who tested positive for cocaine, will be revealed tonight. ANI

Stosur's parents, brothers watch her US Open win from Gold Coast
The Gold Coast-based family of Australian tennis star Samantha Stosur have expressed their jubilation at her stunning US Open triumph. ANI

Aussies see new ball as key to Kandy Test win
Australia sees the use of the new ball as the key to winning the second Test against Sri Lanka on the fifth day here on Monday. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone eyeing Ellen's Degeneres' Los Angeles Estate
British socialite Tamara Ecclestone, is preparing to buy a new American estate, and spent time Friday, exploring comedienne Ellen Degeneres' Los Angeles home. ANI

Short-pitched bowling to Raina similar to Superman's exposure to Kryptonite: Ian Chappell
Indian star Suresh Raina is a talented batsman with a fatal flaw that wasn't addressed in his formative years, according to former Australian captain Ian Chappell. ANI

Petra Ecclestone's friendly lunch with 'bad boy' Brandon Davis
Petra Ecclestone was pictured sharing a friendly lunch with Hollywood's bad boy Brandon Davis in New York. ANI

Cricket Association of Bengal opens coaching camp in Maoist-hit Jhargram
Kolkata Knight Riders coach Dav Whatmore and National Cricket Academy Director Sandeep Patil, opened a residential coaching camp in West Bengal's Maoist-affected Jhargram district on Sunday. ANI

Wahab Riaz aims to become a genuine all-rounder for Pakistan
Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz reckons that he can be considered as a genuine all-rounder for the national team in the future. ANI

Murray believes he has major title in his grasp
After semi-final defeat to Rafael Nadal in the US Open, British tennis star Andy Murray still retains a belief that a major title is within his grasp ANI

US Open: USTA to rule on Serena Williams outburst
American tennis star Serena Williams will discover on Monday whether she faces further punishment for an angry tirade at umpire Eva Asderaki in the US Open final. ANI

Pak cricket team likely to tour Bangladesh in December
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly agreed to tour Bangladesh for a full series in December. ANI

Russell Brand slammed by Para-Olympians over demeaning comments
Russell Brand has been criticised by Paraolympic athletes for calling the sport as merely having a "novelty value", at his recent stand-up gig. ANI

'Cash-strapped' PCB opts against using UDRS in Test series against Lanka, England
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided against using the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) in the Test series against Sri Lanka and England, which will be played in the United Arab Emirates. ANI

Former cricketer Azharuddin returns to Hyderabad in wake of son's road accident
Former Indian cricketer and Congress lawmaker of Moradabad Mohammad Azharuddin arrived in Hyderabad early this morning from London to visit his son, who is in critical condition at the Apollo Hospital after being involved in a high-speed motorbike crash. ANI

Stosur breaks Australia's grand slam title drought by winning US Open
Samantha Stosur has become the first Australian woman to win a grand slam singles title in 31 years after pulling off a stunning upset over Serena Williams in the US Open final. ANI

Bopara would have been happy to win tied Lord's ODI
London, Sep.12 : Middle order batsman Ravi Bopara who made an impressive 96, said he would have been happy if England had won the tied one-day international played against India on Sunday. ANI

India could have won rain-hit Lord's ODI against England: Dhoni
Indian captain M.S. Dhoni insists that his team was ready to go on and win the fourth ODI against England until the game was interrupted due to rain and was declared a tie using the Duckworth-Lewis system. ANI

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