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Azharuddin demands apology from Hussain for calling Indian fielders donkeys
Former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Friday criticized former England skipper Nasser Hussain for his derogatory remark against Indian cricketers. ANI

Sarah Jessica Parker to attend Oaks Day at Flemington
Sarah Jessica Parker will be attending the Spring Racing Carnival in Flemington. ANI

Stoke City made me feel wanted after Tottenham woes: Crouch
England footballer Peter Crouch insists that it feels nice to be wanted again in Premier League after being shown the door by Tottenham Hotspur. ANI

Imogen Thomas admires mirror image as she films 'Hunks in Trunks'
Ryan Giggs' former flame Imogen Thomas appeared to be quite besotted with herself, as she was spotted sneaking an admirable glance at her mirror reflection while filming for ITV's This Morning's 'Hunks in Trunks' in Marbella, Spain. ANI

'Stunning' Nicole Scherzinger reaches London to promote new single
Nicole Scherzinger looked stunning in a pretty cream lace dress, as she landed in Heathrow airport to promote her new single 'Wet'. ANI

Danny Boyle wants more men for 'roles' in 2012 Olympics ceremonies
Danny Boyle, who had been flooded with female applications in response to his advertisement for 2012 Olympics volunteers, now has issued a plea for male performers in London to join in as well for the games' ceremonies. ANI

Terry admits England youngsters' 'fight for places' keeps him worried
England captain John Terry admits that he can see a whole wave of youngsters who are threatening to snatch his place in the national squad. ANI

Bendtner vows to never return to Arsenal
Sunderland loan signing Nicklas Bendtner insists that he will never return to Arsenal after enduring limited opportunities under manager Arsene Wenger. ANI

'Young footballers must be proud to wear English shirt,' says Capello
England football team manager Fabio Capello has told young players like Chris Smalling that they must have pride in the Three Lions if they are to succeed as international footballers.malling is expected to make his international debut in today's Euro 2012 qualifier against Bulgaria in London. ANI

Beckhams to throw 'magical' birthday bash for son at 'Harry Potter' castle!
Victoria and David Beckham are apparently planning to hire out the 'Harry Potter' castle to give son Brooklyn a magical birthday. ANI

250 pounds a pop offered for Nadal's haircut floor-sweepings!
New York's Julien Farel Salon has been offered 250 dollars a pop by tennis fans for floor-sweepings after Spanish star Rafael Nadal's haircut. ANI

Hussain should apologise for 'donkey' jibe, says Azharuddin
Former Indian skipper and Moradabad MP Mohammed Azharuddin on Friday said commentator Naseer Hussain should tender an apology for his 'donkey' jibe on Indian fielders during the Twenty20 match against England. ANI

England expects backlash from 'world-class' Team India: Dernbach
Ahead of the five match ODI series between England and India, England fast bowler Jade Dernbach insists that it would be a mistake to underestimate the injury-hit 50 over World Cup champions. ANI

'I don't mind being one of the grandads of England Twenty20 squad,' says Swann
England off-spinner Graeme Swann has hailed the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for keeping senior players like him and Kevin Pietersen in a key role in the Twenty20 squad. ANI

'I'll hold extraordinary Oz Test debut pretty close to my heart,' says Lyon
Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon says that he will hold his extraordinary Test debut against Sri Lanka in Galle close to his heart. ANI

Nasser Hussain's 'donkey' remark draws sharp criticism from BCCI
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Vice President and MP Rajiv Shukla today termed commentator Nasser Hussain's jibe on the Indian fielders during the Twenty20 match against England to be inappropriate, and said the board would look into the issue. ANI

Venus Williams can play tennis again if Sjogren's Syndrome is treated early: Expert
A rheumatologist based in Mission Viejo, California, has said that tennis star Venus Williams can play the sport despite suffering from the debilitating Sjogren's Syndrome, which he says is not necessarily progressive in nature. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone to splurge 10m pounds on making Hollywood movies
Formula 1 billionaire Bernie Ecclestone's daughter, Tamara, will be spending 10 million pounds on making Hollywood films. ANI

Djokovic cruises into US Open third round
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic has cruised into the third round of the U.S.Open with a 6-0 6-0 6-2 victory over Argentina's Carlos Berlocq in the second round. ANI

Pietersen won't play for rest of 2011 as ECB moves to ease his 'workload' (Update)
Star batsman Kevin Pietersen will not appear for either England or Surrey for the rest of the year, according to a British media report. ANI

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