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Mario shocked at Morosini's death, expresses grief
Manchester City striker, Mario Balotelli is mourning the death of former team-mate and Italian mid-fielder Piermario Morosini, saying that the tragedy will teach him to 'appreciate and respect life'. ANI

Man U seal 20m pound deal to sign Benfica's Nicolas Gaitan
Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign of 20 million pound deal for S L Benfica midfielder Nicol s Gait n in exchange for Fabio da Silva and Federico Macheda moving to the Portuguese club. ANI

Sexy lives of WAGs to be made into stage show
The world of the WAGs is being brought to the London stage and will even star real-life WAG Jessica Lawlor, partner of Aston Villa's Stephen Ireland. ANI

Elle Macpherson 'doesn't care about looks'
Elle Macpherson, who is the host of Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model, has lately realized that at 48, looks are not the most significant thing in her life now. ANI

Red bull Engineer claims Webber coping better than Vettel
Red Bull Racing engineer Cyril Dumont has claimed that Formula 1 star Mark Webber is doing better at Red Bull this year than his double world champion teammate Sebastian Vettel. ANI

Boxer Bruno 'recharging batteries', assures fans saying he is ok
Boxing icon Frank Bruno has reassured fans he doing fine and is merely "recharging the batteries" after checking into a clinic. ANI

Button livid over team's pitstop errors costing him Chinese Grand Prix
British driver Janson Button has admitted that the team's pitstop eeror had denied him the chance of beating Nico Rosberg in the Chinese Grand Prix after a mechanic had difficulty changing his left rear tyre. ANI

South African athlete Semenya eyeing to qualify for 2012 London Olympics
South African athlete and former world champion Caster Semenya has said it is only a matter of time before she qualifies for the London Olympic Games, after missing the mark at the South Africa Senior Championships in Port Elizabeth. ANI

Tyson Fury draws closer to world title fight with Klitschko
Former British heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury extended his unbeaten record to 18 wins on Saturday after defeating Belfast's Martin Rogan in the five rounds. ANI

Wayne Rooney's brother Garham charged with drink-driving
Wayne Rooney's younger brother spent the night behind bars after he was arrested and charged with drink driving. ANI

Radcliffe forewarns protesters to steer clear of London Games 2012
Marathon champion Paula Radcliffe has warned protesters not to sabotage her Olympic dream on the streets of London this summer. ANI

Warne and Hurley say they're very similar in many ways
Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne have hit back at those who suggest they are an unlikely couple. ANI

Emmanuel Adebayor fuming over nicking of 60k pounds BMW
Emmanuel Adebayor was left furious on Sunday after his brand new 60,000 pound BMW X6 was stolen. ANI

Bangladesh cricket coach Law to resign in June for family reasons
Stuart Law will step down as the Bangladesh cricket team coach in June for family reasons. ANI

Khar welcomes Bangladesh cricket team's decision to play two matches in Pak
Pakistan Foreign Minister, Hina Rabbani Khar has welcomed Bangladesh's decision to tour the country for a two -match itinerary ANI

Romeo Beckham is the latest karate kid
Romeo Beckham was pictured grabbing a girl by the throat and raising his fist to her on Sunday. ANI

Coleen Rooney has had it with high heels
Coleen Rooney, who put her feet through a gruelling three days at Aintree's annual races by wearing a series of towering high heels during her time at the event, gave them some respite in the form of a pair of customised Converse trainers on Sunday. ANI

Abbey Crouch appears to have shrunk again while holidaying with hubby
Abbey Crouch looked typically super svelte on Spanish shores in Marbella when her husband Peter whisked her off on yet another foreign trip. ANI

Chelsea's 'Ghost Goal' instigates FIFA to test goal-line technology
FIFA have announced that final tests on goal-line technology will begin later this month, following Chelsea's 'ghost goal' against Tottenham in the semi-final of Football Association Cup on Sunday, when replays evidently showed that Juan Mata's strike had clearly not crossed the line, but still a goal was awarded. ANI

Following Young's dive-tactics, Wenger demands automatic divers ban
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants players who dive deliberately on the field during a match, to be banned for three consecutive matches. ANI

Cricket Legend Botham raises 25,000 pounds in a day for charity work
Cricket legend Sir Ian Botham has raised an unbelievable amount of 25,000 pounds in a day through road collection alone for charity work. ANI

Taylor eyeing return to IPL after undergoing arm surgery
New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor is set for a rapid return to the Indian Premier League after undergoing an arm surgery. ANI

Young sparks 'Cheat Storm'
Manchester United winger, Ashley Young sparked off fury amongst fellow footballers after tumbling over Villa player Ciaran Clark's outstretched leg to win a penalty. ANI

Test cricket now demands all- round skills like one day and Twenty 20 format: Clarke
Australian captain Michael Clarke has reckoned Test cricket is following the evolutionary process of its one-day international and Twenty20 cousins where players with all-round skills are in high demand. ANI

Ponting struggles as Oz top order fails to click in second Test against Windies
Australian batsman Ricky Ponting continues to struggle as his team's top order failed to click on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies. ANI

Rio aims for trophy, unbothered about where Man U wins it
Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand says he couldn't care less where the the club wins the trophy, as long as they win their 20th Premier League trophy. ANI

Spinners Lyon, Beer under pressure to lead Oz to victory against Windies
Both Australian spinners Nathan Lyon and Michael Beer are under pressure to lead their side to victory in the second Test against the West Indies. ANI

Pak set to host international cricket after three year hiatus
Pakistan is set to host international cricket after a three year hiatus with Bangladesh agreeing to play two matches in the country this month. ANI

Players deserve a bigger cut of money at Wimbledon: Murray
British tennis star Andy Murray has demanded that players should get an improved pay packet at this year's Wimbledon. ANI

Doncaster striker Diouf and pals arrested after nightclub brawl
Doncaster striker, El Hadji Diouf was arrested yesterday on suspicion of violent disorder after he got into brawl involving pals of former team-mate and Queen Park Rangers player Anton Ferdinand. ANI

Man city boss Macini gives "bad lad" Tevez a chance to redeem club career
Manchester City manager Robert Macini has decided not to pull the plug on Carlos Tevez's club career just yet after the striker returned to form by scoring four goals in his last two games. ANI

Mario Balotelli 'dating friend of hooker Jenny Thompson for 2 years'
Mario Balotelli, who has been the subject of several cheat claims in recent months, has now been accused of keeping a secret lover under wraps for the last two years. ANI

Imogen Thomas hides behind wall and covers face with scarf on night out
Imogen Thomas, who was recently seen emerging from the Russian restaurant Novikov, feigned shyness as photographers tried to take her picture. ANI

Ajmal vows to prepare replacement before retirement from cricket
Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has said that he will ensure that there is no vacuum left following his retirement and added he was confident of playing till the 2015 World Cup. ANI

Warne and Hurley set to tie the knot in 2 countries
Shane Warne and his fiancee Liz Hurley have revealed that they will have two weddings, one in Australia and other in Britain, next year. ANI

Hamilton determined to end his winless run
Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton is determined to end his winless run after finishing third for the third successive time in the Grand Prix held in Shanghai this time. ANI

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