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Hamilton needs to improve 'mind-management' to end serial incidents: Sir Jackie Stewart
Scottish Formula One legend Sir Jackie Stewart has said that McLaren ace Lewis Hamilton needs to improve his "mind-management" following his involvement in a spate of incidents this year. ANI

"I don't have anything to prove to anyone,' says 'dumped' Kamran Akmal
Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, who was dropped from the national team following the World Cup semi-final against India, insists that after almost a decade of international cricket, he doesn't have anything to prove to anyone. ANI

Button believes his form may be 'rattling' McLaren teammate Hamilton
British Formula One Jenson Button reckons that teammate Lewis Hamilton's bid to maintain his record as a McLaren top dog may be the reason behind his aggressive driving in the second half of the season. ANI

Red Sox's John Lackey files for divorce as wife battles cancer
Boston Red Sox pitcher, John Lackey has reportedly filed for divorce from his wife Krista, who is battling cancer at the moment. ANI

Man City to lay wreath in memory of Munich crash victims
Manchester City will lay a wreath at the memorial of the Munich air crash victims. ANI

Youngest English soccer club boss Carolyn Still to marry her job-provider
The youngest ever boss of an English football club, Carolyn Still, has got engaged to the man who gave her the job. ANI

Why Posh turned down Sven's 'boring' Leicester offer to hubby David
Victoria Beckham reportedly ruled out moving back to Leicester - the Midlands city- because she considered it 'boring' and 'unfashionable'. ANI

Steven Gerrard's missus Alex Curran vetoes riff-raff in new Liverpool club bar
Liverpool ace Steven Gerrard's missus Alex Curran won't allow any misbehaved footballer get into a new 500-pounds-a-year private members' club in the city. ANI

Woods denies poaching Johnson's caddie LaCava
American golf legend Tiger Woods has denied allegations of poaching fellow countryman Dustin Johnson's caddie, Joe LaCava. ANI

Cech feared about reappearance of 'death threatening' skull injury
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech feared that his serious skull injury would reappear after collapsing in the dressing room last week. ANI

London Philharmonic Orchestra finishes 'arduous' 205 national anthems' recording for 2012 Olympics
The London Philharmonic Orchestra has finished the arduous task of recording over 200 anthems of competing nations for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. ANI

Manchester City can win Champions League: Toure
Midfielder Yaya Toure is hopeful that Manchester City can win the Champions League after they beat Tottenham convincingly last month. ANI

Chinese pressure may see South Africa block Dalai Lama's visit to celebrate Tutu's birthday
South African officials may prevent Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama from visiting the country to celebrate the 80th birthday of Archbishop Desmond Tutu amid fears that Chinese pressure is trumping the country's policies on freedom of speech and human rights. ANI

Whitmarsh defends Hamilton's driving style, compares him to Senna, Schumacher
British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton's tendency to infuriate rivals with his driving style marks him out as a talent in the same mould as Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher, according to McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh. ANI

Crouch to get better with each game: Stoke City boss
Stoke City star Peter Crouch is only going to get better with each game, according to new boss Tony Pulis. ANI

Drogba dumps footie gear for lederhosen at 'beery' Oktoberfest in Munich
Chelsea footballer Didier Drogba decided to get in the spirit of things at Oktoberfest in Munich by sporting a new kit - a snazzy lederhosen outfit. ANI

Peter Crouch to 'learn new dance moves' from Louie Spence
Choreographer Louie Spence has decided to teach Peter Crouch some new dance steps following his loss to Joe Hart in a recent dance-off at a ball party. ANI

Nightclub 'grope' blonde my old-flame, admits Tindall to wife Zara
Mike Tindall has reportedly revealed his 'groping truth' by confessing to wife Zara Phillips that the mystery blonde, with whom he was spotted in a nightclub, was his ex-girlfriend. ANI

Lara Bingle rubbishes Todd Carney romance rumour
Lara Bingle, the former fiancee of Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke, has played down reports that she is romancing NRL bad boy Todd Carney. ANI

Perfect sports bra comes closer to reality
Scientists have for the first time identified the main sources of pain to the br**ts during exercise in a bid to draw up new criteria for the ideal sports bra. ANI

'Price of sex hits all time low'
The 'price' of sex has dropped to new record lows with an increasing number of women bed-hopping during dates, without expectations about long-term commitments, social psychologists have revealed. ANI

Rory McIlroy's ex Holly Sweeney 'never been happier' post agonizing split
Rory McIlroy's former girlfriend has apparently put the agony of their split behind her, telling pals that she has "never been happier". ANI

Berbatov still has big part to play for Man U: Fergie
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has told striker Dimitar Berbatov that he still has a big part to play for the club. ANI

Northern Districts chief David Cooper eyeing to succeed Vaughan as NZC chief
Northern Districts chief executive David Cooper is likely to apply for New Zealand Cricket (NZC) top job after chief executive Justin Vaughan steps down in November. ANI

Torres feared losing Chelsea fans
Ace striker Fernando Torres has admitted that he feared Chelsea fans would turn on him for his lack of goals when he joined the club. ANI

Pietersen set to be included in England squad for India ODI series
England is likely to recall star batsman Kevin Pietersen for next month's ODI trip to India. ANI

Rugby star Gareth Thomas owns 'more Louboutins than rugby boots'
Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas, who inspired French designer Louboutin's new addition Alfie flats, has revealed that he owns more of the designer red-soled trainers than rugby boots. ANI

Wilshere ruled out for six months after ankle operation
Arsenal suffered another blow after star footballer Jack Wilshere was ruled out for six months after an ankle operation. ANI

Indo-Pak sports of all kinds can prepare players to play under pressure: Akram
Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has said that India and Pakistan should be engaged in all kind of sports, which he believes will prepare players to play under pressure with any other team in the world. ANI

Pak cricketers 'could play in next IPL season', hints Shukla
Indian Premier League's (IPL) new commissioner Rajiv Shukla has given fresh hope to Pakistan, saying that Pakistani players could be included in the next season. ANI

US Senate reaches deal to prevent government shutdown
Concerns regarding a possible shutdown of the United States government were erased after the Senate passed a resolution to make billions of dollars of aid available to victims of recent disasters through a 79-12 bipartisan vote. ANI

Television has too much power over English football: Ferguson
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson reckons that television has too much power over English football as it provides money to the sport. ANI

Cooley named interim Australia cricket coach
Cricket Australia's Centre of Excellence (CoE) head coach Troy Cooley has been named interim head coach for Australia's upcoming tour of South Africa. ANI

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