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NY's Times Square hosts spectacular wrestling event for Olympic spot
New York got a taste of the Olympic fever after Times Square staged a spectacular freestyle wrestling event to decide who would take the final place in the US team. ANI

Jay-Z's attempts to disguise himself at French Open go futile
Jay-Z, who attempted to go unnoticed at the French Open, by draping a white sweater around his shoulders was given away by his snapback cap. ANI

Murray looks forward to 'green grass' at Queens
Tennis ace Andy Murray is looking forward to being back on the grass courts of Queens. ANI

Chelsea left baffled about Ramires' hint to rejoining former club Cruzeiro
Brazilian footballer Ramires has stunned Chelsea by admitting that he could consider returning to Brazil and play for his former club Cruzeiro. ANI

Ford leaves workers gobsmacked over UK flag ban at work-plants during Euros
Car giant Ford has left hundreds of workers gobsmacked by banning St. George's flags at work, ahead of the country's first match against France in Donetsk, Ukraine, tomorrow. ANI

Gary Speed leaves 1.3m pounds fortune for widow Louise in will
Wales football manager Gary Speed has left the bulk of his 1.3-million-pound fortune to his wife Louise in his will. ANI

Hull City boss Bruce belives Danny Welbeck would fire England to Euro glory
Hull City manager Steve Bruce is backing Danny Welbeck for leading England to glory in the European Championship. ANI

Czech star Selassie racially abused by Russia fans during Euros
Czech defender Theodor Gebre Selassie is the latest victim of racial abuse by Russian supporters during the Euro 2012 championship. ANI

Brit swimmer Rebecca Adlington reveals struggles to stay slim
British swimmer Rebecca Adlington has revealed that she dislikes her shape and worries about putting on weight. ANI

'Dressed down' Tamara manages to draw attention with Hermes bag and new sports car
Tamara Ecclestone, who is famous for parading around in tiny dresses, can't help showing off her vast wealth even when she's dressed down. ANI

Shane Warne's ex wife exposed as victim in secret paparazzi deals
Shane Warne's former wife Simone Callahan was allegedly tricked into pre-arranged paparazzi photoshoots by her new boyfriend, who accepted money from photographers to stage romantic moments. ANI

Euro players and fans warned to steer clear of 'honey trap' bars
Footie stars and fans have been warned to watch out for "honey trap" bars in the Polish host city of Krakow during the ongoing Euro 2012 tournament. ANI

French superstar Benzema claims Fergie trying to lure him to Man U since 4 years
French star striker Karim Benzema has said that Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has spent the last four years trying to lure him to join his club. ANI

Balotelli and teammates visit strip club before Spain match
Mario Balotelli and his Italian team-mates went to a lapdance bar a day before their game against Spain at the Euro 2012. ANI

Oz Olympian's intimate photos stolen by computer repair shop
Intimate photographs of an Australian Olympic star having sex with his wife were stolen by staff at a Sydney computer shop, after the athlete brought his machine for repair. ANI

Young was only 11 when first racially abused on pitch
Manchester United striker Ashley Young was only eleven, when he was first racially abused on a football pitch. ANI

Liz Hurley snubs offer to host 'Australia's Next Top Model'
Elizabeth Hurley has reportedly turned down Foxtel's offer to host 'Australia's Next Top Model'. ANI

India's Sania Nehwal wins Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold final
Indian badminton star Sania Nehwal on Sunday won the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold final, beating second seed Thai star Ratchanok Inthanon in three sets. ANI

'England can conquer Europe just Chelsea did in Champions League', says Lampard
Chelsea star striker Frank Lampard has urged England to conquer the Euro 2012 jinx just the way the Blues did in the Champions League. ANI

Hamilton revving-up to join Massa, Webber and Schumacher on transfer 'merry-go-round' contract
Formula One driver Lewish Hamilton is likely to switch from McLaren, as after two seasons of stagnation in the driver market, the transfer 'merry-go-round' is finally showing signs of spinning into action. ANI

Redknapp close to parting company with Tottenham
Tottenham Spurs manager Harry Redknapp is close to parting ways with the club, as problems relating to a new contract have surfaced. ANI

Polo tournament organised in Kashmir to promote sports, tourism
Underlining the importance of sports in promoting tourism and economy in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah inaugurated the Lalit Polo Tournament in Drass area of Kargil district near the India-Pakistan border on Saturday. ANI

Bangladesh Premier League says 25 percent tax deduction was 'part of contract'
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has called in franchise officials of its Twenty20 league in a bid to resolve the pending non-payment issue, as it faces a legal action from the players' association, FICA. ANI

Sri Lanka, Pak likely to sign bilateral agreement for Premier League soon
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf has said they have committed to a contract with Sri Lanka cricket, and both parties have agreed upon a bilateral agreement. ANI

Pakistan Premier League likely to start by October
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf has said the Pakistan Premier League is likely to start by October this year. ANI

Nasri admits France's 'relief' over not facing Rooney in Monday Euro clash
Samir Nasri has admitted that France is relieved at not having to face Wayne Rooney in Monday's Euro 2012 encounter with England. ANI

Euro 2012: Russia to face disciplinary proceedings for alleged racism, attack on stewards
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has opened disciplinary proceedings against Russia over the behaviour of its fans during their team's Euro 2012 win against the Czech Republic. ANI

Euro2012: Labour says England players should walk off if they face racist abuse
Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander has said that England's football players should walk off the field if they face any form of racist abuse during the ongoing Euro 2012 championship. ANI

Alonso under no illusion Spain is the team all will want to beat at Euro 2012
Spain appear to be in no mood to surrender the European Championship title which they won four years ago after a 44-year-long wait. ANI

The Who and Take That to perform at London 2012 closing ceremony
Organisers have secured some of the best British acts for the August 12 Olympic closing ceremony, including The Who and Take That. ANI

Hodgson warns Three Lions 'not to let nation down' at Euro'12
Roy Hodgson has warned his England players "not to let the nation down" at Euro 2012, as they take on France in Donetsk on Monday. ANI

'Kaiser' Beckenbauer fancies 2008 Germany-Spain final repeat in 2012
FIFA World Cup winner Franz Beckenbauer is predicting a Germany-Spain final at the European Championships 2012.he German great, who won the World Cup as a player and manager, fancies a repeat of the Euro 2008 decider which Spain won 1-0. ANI

Nicole Scherzinger shows off curves in animal print during night out
Former 'Dancing With The Stars' partners Nicole Scherzinger and Derek Hough, were spotted after an evening of partying together in Hollywood on Thursday. ANI

French Open faux pas: And the runner up is Maria Sharapova!
French Open tennis officials turned red as they committed a faux pas during the presentation ceremony when they introduced newly-crowned champion Maria Sharapova as the runner-up. ANI

Stars of Brit athletics flick reveal pain and injuries endured while training
The five young actresses who appear in the fictional Olympic movie 'Fast Girls', have opened up about their gruelling training regime. ANI

Balotelli visits Nazi concentration camp
Mario Balotelli said that he was moved by a trip to the Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz, as three members of his family died there. ANI

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