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Mario Balotelli joins rival Rio Ferdinand for upcoming rapper's video
Mario Balotelli has appeared in a music video alongside Manchester United rival Rio Ferdinand for hip-hop star R.I.O. ANI

Bubba Watson quips about running for president
Bubba Watson, who recently won the Masters, has joked in an interview that he might give up golf and run for president. ANI

Vettel has no problems racing in 'highly volatile' Bahrain
Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel has made it clear that he has no issues to race in next week's Bahrain Grand Prix despite the growing row over the Middle Eastern race. ANI

England spinner Yardy reveals how maniacal depression came to rule his life
Michael Yardy has revealed that he pulled out from an England match due to depression, which took place six months before he quit the World Cup. ANI

Mike Tyson doesn't like the 'angry' person he used to be
Mike Tyson has said that he was very angry when he was younger and doesn't like the way he was then. ANI

Former Playboy playmate Jenny McCarthy 'dating' Brian Urlacher
Jenny McCarthy, who had earlier said that she wouldn't mind dating a bald man with a big nose after being having had relationships with Hollywood hunks, was spotted on a date with American football player Brian Urlacher. ANI

Andy has given me new appreciation for my figure, says Brooklyn Decker
Brooklyn Decker, who recently flaunted her toned stomach in a pair of pink underpants and a midriff baring vest on the cover of Women's Health magazine, has credited her sportsman husband Andy Roddick for changing the way she feels about her body. ANI

Ferguson confident of Man U run despite title setback at Wigan
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said his team is going to improve further this season, and has expressed full confidence in his players despite losing 1-0 to relegation threatened Wigan Athletic at DW Stadium on Wednesday. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone displays beach body in tiny bikini while holidaying in The Bahamas
Tamara Ecclestone, who seems to have jetted to sunnier climes owing to the poor weather in Britain, looked in great shape as she holidayed in The Bahamas with her boyfriend Omar Khyami. ANI

New Zealand to start West Indies tour with games in America
The New Zealand cricket team will start their mid-year tour to the West Indies with two Twenty20 internationals in Florida, followed by five one-day internationals and two test matches. ANI

Bubba Watson breaks down at interviews after Masters win
Bubba Watson, who has just won the Masters for the first time in his career, has been seen crying every time he discusses his win on most of his interviews. ANI

Bubba Watson selling North Carolina lakehouse for 1.499mn dollars
Professional golfer Bubba Watson, who recently won the Masters, is selling off his Lexington, North Carolina lakehouse for 1.499 million dollars. ANI

Ex-England international claims PL footballers hooked to gambling
A former England international has claimed that Premier League footballers are so addicted to gambling that one club even has a bookie who visits the training ground. ANI

Bresnan bemoans tsunami scare day before his marriage in Maldives
England fast bowler Tim Bresnan, who is currently in the Maldives for his wedding, had to sit tight and hope that the tsunami didn't reach Maldives after news of the earthquake in Indonesia. ANI

Legend Pele says Messi far from being 'best footballer in world'
Legendary striker Pele has said Argentinean forward Lionel Messi is not the best player in the world, as he is not even better than Brazilian striker Neymar, but the only thing which favors him is his experience ANI

Racism against rugby players rife in New Zealand, claims Samoan ace
Eliota Fuimaono Sapolu, who played for Samoa at the Rugby World Cup, has slammed the racist tirade directed at Auckland Blues coach Pat Lam after a series of poor performances by the team. ANI

Mohammad Amir to emerge as better bowler following end of 5-year ban: Mentor
Spot -fixing convict Mohammad Amir's mentor Asif Bajwa has expressed confidence that the player will make a comeback as a better bowler at the end of five year ban on him. ANI

Kaneria slams 'laziness' as being factor behind manager's match- fixing accusations
Karachi Zebras player Danish Kaneria has blasted laziness as being the factor behind match-fixing allegations levelled against him by the team manager. ANI

I'm an a*** at times, says Jenson Button
Jenson Button has admitted that contrary to what many people think, his 'Mr Cool' persona does slip at times, insisting that he does have days when he is an 'a***'. ANI

Nancy Dell'Olio 'never takes off her make-up even when she sleeps'
Nancy Dell`Olio, who never steps out in public without being covered in her war paint, has revealed that she literally never takes her make-up off not even when she goes to bed. ANI

Rooney, Balotelli hooker gets bodyguards for herself before WAG event
The hooker who bedded Wayne Rooney and Mario Balotelli is so scared of a WAG backlash that she has splashed out 1,500 pounds on bodyguards for Grand National Ladies' Day. ANI

Bubba Watson supports women being allowed as members at Augusta National
Masters champion Bubba Watson has indicated that he supports allowing women into Augusta National as members, but wouldn't force the club to do it. ANI

F1 champion Vettel learning martial arts to star in 'Kung Fu' film
Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel is busy learning martial arts these days, as he has been given the chop by Red Bull to act in a Kung Fu film. ANI

Proteas should be cautious of Graeme Swann: Adams
Former South African spinner Paul Adams has asked his teammates to be cautious of the exploits of off-spinner Graeme Swann when they face England in a three-Test series starting in July. ANI

'Born again' Muamba expresses gratitude towards hospital staff with thank-you cake
Bolton Wanderer's midfielder Fabrice Muamba has expressed his gratitude towards the hospital staff who helped him recover from the near fatal cardiac arrest he suffered on the football field by giving them a huge thank-you cake. ANI

Two footie stars held for alleged rape of teen girl in drunken state
Two footballers have been charged for the rape of a 19-year-old girl who was in an inebriated state in their hotel room, while a friend filmed the alleged incident on his mobile phone. ANI

Tony Romo becomes father to a baby boy
Dallas Cowboys player Tony Romo's and wife Candice Crawford welcomed their first child, son Hawkins Crawford Romo on Monday. ANI

John Terry's 'smoking kills' photograph may be removed from Indian cigarette packets
Chelsea captain John Terry's blurry photograph, which was being used on cigarette packets as a part of anti-smoking campaign, will likely be replaced by another image soon, a senior official from India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has revealed. ANI

Mancini says Man U's 'five-point' lead too much to beat
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini doesn't believe Manchester United would lose their five points lead over them, and still thinks they are going to win the Premier League title. ANI

New Wisden editor slams 'self indulgent' BCCI for pandering only to 'self-interest'
Lawrence Booth, who is the new Wisden editor, has blasted the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) for denying its responsibilities towards the game in the 149th edition of Wisden. ANI

ICC suspends grant to US cricket body due to poor governance
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reportedly suspended its grants to the USA Cricket Association (USACA) due to poor governance. ANI

Harris called from toilet to be part of Australia's win over Windies
Pacer Ryan Harris, who played a dominant role with bat in Australia's first innings, was called from toilet to complete the nerve-racking climax of the run chase against the west Indies. ANI

Clarke describes victory over West Indies as his best win as Test captain
Australian skipper Michael Clarke described the three-wicket victory over West Indies as his best win as Test captain even better than their remarkable win against South Africa in Johannesburg. ANI

Cook, Bresnan and Sangakkara named Wisden's Cricketers of the Year
England cricketers Alastair Cook and Tim Bresnan were named in Wisden's five-man Cricketers of the Year list. ANI

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