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First look of Becks' $3.5m Super Bowl ad unveiled
Fashion retailer H 'n' M launched its first commercial for David Beckham Bodywear collection on Monday, which will make its debut during the second quarter of the Super Bowl final. ANI

Gary Glitter could earn thousands of pounds from Super Bowl royalties
Gary Glitter, who is a convicted child molester, could pocket thousands of pounds when his 1972 hit 'Rock and Roll Part II' is played at the Super Bowl final next month. ANI

London Tube workers reject 500 pounds Olympics 'bonus'
A workers union representing London Tube workers has rejected a 500 pound Olympics bonus, saying the money was not an adequate reward for employees being on duty during the event, which will see a huge rise in passengers across the British capital for weeks. ANI

Lamar Odom jealous of Kourtney's pregnancy
Khloe Kardashian's partner Lamar Odom has revealed that he is jealous that Kourtney Kardashian is pregnant. ANI

Louise Redknapp wears dress from Posh's old collection
Louise Redknapp arrived at a charity ballon Monday night wearing a Victoria Beckham design from her Spring Summer 2011 collection. ANI

Woods positive despite error strewn Abu Dhabi finish
American golfer Tiger Woods has said that he will remain positive despite a disappointing finish at the recent Abu Dhabi Championship. ANI

Saxons star Armitage suspended after arrest
Twenty-eight-year-old Saxon FC star Delon Armitage has been suspended from the squad after being arrested on suspicion of assault in a Torquay nightclub. ANI

Stoke skipper Shawcross knew Scholes would come out of retirement
Stoke skipper Ryan Shawcross has claimed that he knew Paul choles would soon get fed up of retirement and play for Manchester United again. ANI

'Devastated' White says he is 'more than good enough' to get ODI, T20 berth
Out of favour former Australian Twenty20 skipper Cameron White has reckoned that his form is good enough to retain him in the national squad. ANI

Van Persie escapes FA charge over elbowing incident
Arsenal skipper Robin van Persie has escaped an Football ssociation charge over an alleged elbowing incident with Aston Villa defender Carlos Cuellar. ANI

Lee Hughes charged with sexual assault at Croydon hotel
Notts County footballer Lee Hughes, who was arrested last month fter an allegation of sexual assault, has been charged, according to his club. ANI

Imogen Thomas hits back at Nick Hewer for calling her stupid on Twitter
Imogen Thomas has blasted Nick Hewer for calling her stupid on witter over the weekend. ANI

Elton John advises Madonna to 'lip-synch good' at Super Bowl gig
Elton John got back at Madonna for beating him to a Golden Globe, y advising her to "lip-synch good" during her Super Bowl show. ANI

Posh's new collection goes on sale at London store
Victoria Beckham's new collection, which has been seen on the likes of Danielle Lineker, Katy Perry, Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams, is up for grabs for the UK public. ANI

Amber Rose sports Tyson-like tribal tattoo around left eye
Amber Rose, who has her shaved head and dangerous curves often on show in daring outfits, seems to have had her face tattooed. ANI

Djokovic watched match highlights after spending six hours on court
World No.1 Novak Djokovic watched highlights of the Australian Open final after returning to his hotel room at 5 a.m. ANI

Becks crowned 'sexiest man on planet'
David Beckham has topped heat magazine's inaugural '101 Hottest Hunks in the World list 2012'. ANI

M.I.A. confirms Superbowl half-time appearance with Madonna and Nicki Minaj
M.I.A. has confirmed reports suggesting Sunday's 'Super Bowl' half-time show will be an all-girls affair. ANI

Monty blames himself for England defeat to Pak in Dubai
Left-arm spinner Monty Panesar has balmed himself for England's second Test humbling by Pakistan. ANI

Gary Speed argued with wife Louise on night he died
Former Wales football manager Gary Speed had reportedly argued with his wife Louise before he was found hanged, an inquest has heard. ANI

No parents to call, but new Oz cricket star Forrest only looking ahead
Having lost his parents by the time he was 21, Australia's latest batting star Peter Forrest is only thinking of forging ahead, though his first impulse on being selected, was to think about ringing them up and giving them the good news. ANI

Ex England opener Butcher says poor preparation responsible for Test defeats against Pak
Former England opener Mark Butcher believes the side's batsmen underestimated their Pakistan's spinners and this led to two consecutive Test defeats. ANI

Australian Open champ Djokovic eyeing 'clean sweep' of all Grand Slam titles
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic is eyeing a clean sweep of Grand Slam titles with the French Open scheduled to take place after five months. ANI

Watson wants to be recalled as Oz top order batsman
Australian all- rounder Shane Watson is hoping to be fully fit to make a comeback as a top order batsman in the squad. ANI

Australia's T20 skipper ready for international debut
Australia Twenty20 captain George Bailey, who will make his international debut on Wednesday against India, has said the extra responsibility of leading his nation isn't affecting his preparations for the match. ANI

Lara Bingle flaunts shapely curves in bikini at Sydney Harbour beach
Lara Bingle showed of her shapely curves in a bikini, as she enjoyed a lazy afternoon sunning herself on the rocks at a beach on Sydney Harbour. ANI

Diehard fan wants Djokovic's sweaty shirt returned
A diehard Djokovic female fan has pleaded for the return of the sweaty shirt the World No. 1 tossed to her after his epic Australian Open victory. ANI

Flower expects England to fight back in third Test against Pak in UAE
England coach Andy Flower has backed his side to bounce back in the third Test in the UAE, after his team was bundled out for a record-low score of 72 against Pakistan. ANI

Panesar backs England to bounce back in third Test against Pak in UAE
England left -arm spinner Monty Panesar has backed his side to bounce back in the third Test against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. ANI

Oz media sledges Team India for complaining about damp practice pitch in Sydney
The Australian media has launched a scathing attack on beleaguered Team India for complaining about the damp pitch at the ANZ stadium in Sydney, ahead of the Twenty20 series. ANI

England batsmen asked to learn art of playing spin from Dravid
England batsmen have been asked by their batting coach to learn from Rahul Dravid how to play spin and pick length in turning conditions after the No.1 Test team collapsed for 72 in the second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi. ANI

Shane Warne sued by cyclist over run-in
The cyclist at the centre of the Shane Warne road-rage incident has hit back at the spin king, asking him to pay up if he wants to avoid legal action. ANI

Morgan most likely to be axed for third England-Pakistan Test
England's malfunctioning middle-order is likely to be changed in the wake of the two Test series loss to Pakistan in Dubai. ANI

Arthur expects 'hurt' India to bounce back in Twenty20 series
Australian coach Mickey Arthur has said he expects a 'hurt' India to bounce back in the Twenty20 series. ANI

'Dropped' Haddin vows to be ready for recall in Oz squad
Out-of favour wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has confirmed that he has been dropped rather than rested from Australian ODI squad, and vowed to be ready for a recall. ANI

Dhoni excited to face 'intelligent' new skipper Bailey in T20 series against Oz
Indian skipper MS Dhoni has said he is excited about facing Australia's new Twenty20 skipper George Bailey in the two matches to be held this week. ANI

Christine Bleakley says she is firm believer in power of laughter
Christine Bleakley says that laughter is very important, especially in times of stress and in her relationship with Frank Lampard. ANI

Blackmailers jailed for demanding œ5k from Coleen Rooney for Kai pics
The two men who tried to blackmail Coleen Rooney for 5,000 pounds for pictures taken with hubby Wayne and son Kai, have been jailed. ANI

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