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Kiwi legend Glenn Turner says ODIs" hindered by questionable catch-phrase, cliches
Legendary New Zealand batsman Glenn Turner has said fifty over cricket continues to be hindered by several questionable catch phrases, assertions and cliches that need to be challenged. ANI

'Capello Index' to cause further embarrassment for FA
The Football Association faces more embarrassment with former manager Fabio Capello set to publicly rate the England players' performance at Euro 2012. ANI

Villas-Boas calls for new rule to stop 'tricksters' from winning penalties in EPL
Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has called for the introduction of a new rule in the Premier League to avoid tricksters from winning penalties. ANI

Ryder unlikely to be rushed back into Kiwi team
New Zealand Cricket's medical staff has decided to exercise caution with Jessie Ryder after he tore a calf muscle, and have decided not to rush him back for the one-day series against South Africa later this month. ANI

Ex-Proteas opener Gibbs signs T20 deal with English county side Durham
Former South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs has penned down a deal with English county cricket club Durham for the forthcoming domestic T20 competition, Friends Life T20. ANI

Champion Vettel warns rivals, claims will be even better this year
Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel has sent a stern warning to his championship rivals Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button that he will be even better this year. ANI

'Miracle' Giggs pens down new deal with Manchester United
Manchester United midfield maestro Ryan Giggs has signed a new contract with the club and has been described as 'miracle' by his manager Sir Alex Ferguson.iggs will play his 22nd season for the Old Trafford club after making his debut for the club in March 1991. ANI

One day cricket in midlife crisis as T20 steals show: SMH
One-day cricket is suffering a midlife crisis as Twenty20 format has stolen the glitz and the glamour, an article in an Australian daily has said. ANI

Hussey rested, Mitch Marsh included in Oz squad for ODI against India
Veteran Australian batsman Mike Hussey will be rested for One Day International against India at the Adelaide Oval, with young all-rounder Mitchell Marsh included in the squad. ANI

Ronnie O'Sullivan handed driving ban after exceeding speed limit
Snooker star Ronnie O'Sullivan has been banned from driving for two months after he was caught driving at 100 mph in a 30 mph zone on Friday. ANI

Gary Lineker's wife tells him to stop tweeting because 'nobody cares'
Gary Lineker's wife Danielle has revealed that she constantly begs her hubby to stop tweeting. ANI

Kate Upton flaunts curvaceous bikini body at fashion show
Kate Upton, who is one of the top contenders to feature on the coveted Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover, showed off her enviable curves in variety of bikinis at a fashion show. ANI

Daniel Radcliffe keen to take on England job
Daniel Radcliffe has divulged that he would definitely take up the job as the manager of England's football team in case Harry Redknapp turns down the offer. ANI

Liz Hurley, Shane Warne enjoy romantic stroll in New York
Shane Warne and Elizabeth Hurley were spotted walking hand-in-hand in Manhattan. ANI

Ronaldo, Ecclestone splash out on supercars despite recession
Cristiano Ronaldo and Tamara Ecclestone, who are apparently oblivious to the recession, took delivery of luxury cars this week. ANI

Capello denies 'escaping' from England manager's job
Fabio Capello has rejected suggestions that he escaped from the England manager's job and insisted that his exit was clearly down to a misunderstanding. ANI

Jones describes Pak and Oz as new feared teams in world cricket
Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones believes both Australia and Pakistan are the new feared teams in world cricket. ANI

Mancini claims Capello could have won 'Euros' for England
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has defended his fellow Italian Fabio Capello and believes he could have won England the Euros in 2012. ANI

Imogen Thomas seeking help to get rid of cake addiction
Imogen Thomas is seeking the lazy and expensive route of undergoing hypnotherapy for her addiction to cakes. ANI

Persie rubbishes rumors linking him to Real Madrid
In-form Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie has rubbished a report published in a Madrid-based newspaper, Marca that claimed that Persie wanted to play for Real Madrid, but Arsenal is not letting that happen. ANI

City defender Richards closes Twitter account after being 'racially abused'
Manchester City defender Micah Richards has closed his official Twitter page after facing constant racist abuse. ANI

Lehamann says 'X factor' in Mitchell Marsh will make him 'exciting' cricketer
Former Australian cricketer Darren Lehmann has said Mitchell Marsh has "the X- factor" that will make him a Test star. ANI

Great Britain diving team perform 'hilarious' spoof of 'Sexy And I Know It'
Taking time out from their hectic training sessions for upcoming Olympics, the Great Britain diving team posted a spoof video of themselves performing a lip-synch version of the LMFAO hit track 'Sexy And I Know It.' ANI

Fernando Alonso's girlfriend depicted as œ700 call girl on escort website
Fernando Alonso's model girlfriend has sued a US escort website for using her pictures to peddle a 700 pounds-an-hour prostitute. ANI

Madonna calls MIA's middle finger flipping 'negative' and 'teenage thing to do'
Madonna has spoken out for the first time about the incident at Super Bowl when MIA flipped her middle finger and swore on camera, calling it "negative" and "a teenager thing to do." ANI

Imogen Thomas gives tips on buying lingerie for V-day
Imogen Thomas has some advice for guys who are planning to buy sexy underwear for their ladies on Valentine's Day. ANI

Danielle Lloyd says going for boob job saved her life
Danielle Lloyd has revealed that a chance discovery made by her doctors when she had gone for a boob job, ended up saving her life. ANI

'Pregnant' Una Healy displays blooming figure in smock at wedding fair
Una Healy, who so far hasn't let her baby bump get in the way of dressing in a usual way, now seems to have finally decided to embrace the usual kind of maternity wear favoured by most pregnant women. ANI

Titus Bramble denies charges of indecently touching women
Titus Bramble, who has been accused of sexually assaulting two women, denied the claims when he appeared in court on Friday. ANI

Kris Humphries not seeking cash settlement in divorce with Kim
Kris Humphries has made it clear that he does not want any share from his estranged wife Kim Kardashian's fortune, but wants the divorce granted on his terms, including admitting that the reality star married him under false pretenses. ANI

Maradona claims FA used Terry row as 'excuse' to fire under-performing Capello
Former Argentina coach Diego Maradona has claimed the Football Association used the John Terry racism row to get rid of an under-performing Fabio Capello. ANI

Dalglish teasingly tells FA to consider Ferguson for England job
Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has impishly called on the Football Association to persuade Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson to take up the vacant England manager's job. ANI

'Exhausted' by court trial, Redknapp ready to consider England job
Tottenham Spurs manager Harry Redknapp has said he needs few days off to recover from his long court trial, and if he is approached by the Football Association (FA) to manage the England team, he would consider it. ANI

Clarke says Australia needs to get Mathews out
Australian captain Michael Clarke has confessed that his team needs to get Sri Lankan vice-captain Angelo Mathews out, who is producing some of his best innings against Australia. ANI

Hussey rested, Mitch Marsh returns for Australia
Australia will rest veteran batsman Mike Hussey from Sunday's one day international with India at the Adelaide Oval, and will bring in young all-rounder Mitchell Marsh in his place. ANI

UAE says Pak bowling coach Aqib Javed 'prime choice' for team's head coach
The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has termed Pakistan's bowling coach Aqib Javed its 'prime' choice as the UAE team's head coach. ANI

Judy Murray hits back at hate mails from son Andy's fans
Judy Murray, who is a devoted mother and has spent years cheering her son from the sidelines as he worked his way to the top of British tennis, has revealed that she has been the victim of hate mail sent by fans of son Andy. ANI

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