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Liverpool orders probe into player's '9/11 not a terror attack' tweet
Liverpool Football Club has ordered investigations into striker Nathan Eccleston comment's on Twitter that suggested the September 11 attacks were not the work of terrorists. ANI

Indian F1 Grand Prix fears eased, Jaypee ready to pay tax bill: Report
Fears that next month's inaugural Indian Formula One Grand Prix at Greater Noida's Buddh International Circuit could be scrapped due to tax issues have reportedly been eased by the race's organizers, the Jaypee Sports International (JPSI). ANI

Amir Khan calls Mayweather a 'chicken'
British Muslim world light-welterweight champion Amir Khan has called American rival Floyd Mayweather a 'chicken' as Mayweather has repeatedly backed off from fighting him. ANI

Meet glamorous Carolyn Still - the youngest ever CEO of English football club
A 29-year-old glamorous blonde is causing a stir in the male-dominated world of football by becoming the youngest ever CEO after being appointed to the board of Mansfield Town. ANI

Capello's successor will face tough task if England win Euro 2012: Redknapp
Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has said that it could be tough for whoever replaces England manager Fabio Capello if the Three Lions' win the Euro 2012. ANI

Man U game will be 'first big test for Chelsea under Villas-Boas': Ivanovic
Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic reckons that his club will face "the first big test" under manager Andre Villas-Boas when they play Manchester United in the Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Sunday. ANI

My emotions got the best of me, says Serena Williams on US Open rants
Serena Williams, who was seen ranting at the chair umpire during US Open final recently, has finally opened up in defense of her remarks. ANI

Livid UK bakers told using Olympics 2012 symbols breaches copyright!
The United Kingdom's leading cake decorators can no longer use the 2012 Olympic symbols on cakes due to the Games committee order citing an infringement of copyright laws. ANI

J-K Govt. organises polo match in Srinagar
The Jammu and Kashmir Government organised a friendly polo match here on Wednesday with an aim to promote the sport in the state. ANI

'Schumacher should have been punished for blocking Hamilton at Italian Grand Prix'
Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher got away with blocking McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton during Sunday's Italian Grand Prix - because the stewards were not watching. ANI

Brit women polled rugby players as sexiest sportsmen against footballers
British women have polled rugby players as the sexiest sportsmen as compared to good-looking footballers. ANI

Bullying torment as a kid got Tyson Fury into boxing
British heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury has revealed that being bullied as a kid got him into boxing. ANI

FIFA chief brands early-exit suggestion as 'ridiculous and pure nonsense'
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has denied reports that he plans to hand over power to UEFA chief Michel Platini before the end of his four-year tenure as the head of world football's governing body. ANI

Giggs breaks Raul's record of scoring goals in 16 successive Champions League seasons
Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs' goal in Wednesday's Champions League match against Benfica has made him the first player to hit goals in 16 successive seasons in the European competition. ANI

Sports cars and money can literally make your mouth water
Material things, like money and sports cars, can literally make our mouth water, according to a new study. ANI

Posh reveals how much baby Harper 'felt at home' at Prada
Victoria Beckham has revealed that baby Harper has a penchant for fashion already and absolutely loved the trip to designer store Prada earlier in the week. ANI

Imogen Thomas pole-dances and rides a bucking bronco in Vegas
Despite claiming 'what happen in Vegas, stays in Vegas' on her Twitter page, Imogen Thomas' best kept secret of her wild antics while holidaying in Las Vegas has been revealed. ANI

'Rooney Rule must be implemented in Britain to have more black football managers'
Football League chairman Greg Clarke has said that he has been holding meetings with other football authorities in Britain to discuss measures to increase the woefully-low number of black managers in the game. ANI

Australia will continue domination to win Lanka Test series: Harris
Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris is confident that his team will beat Sri Lanka in the Colombo Test, which starts tomorrow, to win the three-match series. ANI

Splitsville for 'workaholics' A-Rod and Cameron Diaz?
Baseball player Alex Rodriguez and his actress girlfriend Cameron Diaz have decided to go separate ways in order to focus on their careers, but are reportedly in 'friendly' terms. ANI

Maharashtra Govt. announces cash award, home for hockey star Walmiki
The Maharashtra Government has announced a cash award of Rs.1 lakh and a home for hockey star Yuvraj Walmiki. ANI

Khawaja dumped from Oz squad for Colombo Test against Lanka, Marsh retained
Left-handed Australian batsman Usman Khawaja will make way for Ricky Ponting for the third Test against Sri Lanka, which will begin at Colombo's Sinhalese Sports Club tomorrow. ANI

Katich says he has no hopes of selection despite Cricket Australia overhaul
Dumped Australian opening batsman Simon Katich doubts that changes to the Cricket Australia (CA) selection panel following the recommendations made by the 'Argus Review' will alter his situation. ANI

Mike Tindall 'kisses and gropes' buxom blonde at dwarf-throwing contest
England rugby captain Mike Tindall, who recently got married to royal Zara Phillips, was spotted kissing and groping a blonde beauty in a nightspot while watching a dwarf-throwing contest with pals. ANI

Swann aims to be 'more grown up and mature' for England Twenty20 captaincy
England off-spinner Graeme Swann has admitted that he must grow up and stop acting the joker after being named as the captain for the two-match Twenty20 series against West Indies. ANI

Watson to continue opening Oz batting despite demanding all-rounder role: Clarke
Australian captain Michael Clarke has said that Shane Watson will stay at the top of the batting order despite the all-rounder being used more as a bowler. ANI

Indian spinners have bowled well in one-day series against England: Swann
England off-spinner Graeme Swann on Wednesday said that Indian spinners have bowled well in the ongoing one-day series against the hosts, and said the local media was being harsh in writing the Indian bowlers off. ANI

Indian cricketers skip practice, opt for go-karting in Cardiff
Indian cricketers on Wednesday skipped a practice session ahead of their fifth and final one-day international against England, and instead, attended a go-karting competition here. ANI

Watson urges Cricket Australia to fix medical and rehabilitation structure
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that Cricket Australia (CA) must sign a diverse contingent of specialist doctors and sports scientists to keep the national players away from breaking down. ANI

Liz Hurley's tweet wish on Warnie's 42nd b'day
Elizabeth Hurley has taken to her Twitter account to greet Shane Warne on his 42nd birthday. ANI

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