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Nadal creates history, claims 7th French Open title
Spanish tennis star and World No.2 Raphael Nadal created history on Monday by winning his seventh French Open title by beating World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in four sets in a final spread over two days due to rain. ANI

Kris Humphries hits Miami Beach with bikini-clad nutritionist
Kris Humphries was spotted on Miami Beach with his nutritionist and sometimes-trainer Tracy Paradise, on Saturday. ANI

Tom Cleverley takes TOWIE's Georgina Dorsett on romantic holiday to Dubai
TOWIE star Georgina Dorsett is certainly enjoying the perks of being a footballer's girlfriend as she is whisked away on romantic holiday to Dubai by her toyboy Manchester United footballer Tom Cleverley. ANI

Jalaluddin slams 'incompetent' PCB over pursuit of Pak bowling coach
Former Pakistan fast bowler and nation's leading coach Jalaluddin has called the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) incompetent, and added that he had twice applied for the position of bowling coach but got no reply from the board officials. ANI

Oz Olympic swimmers Monk and D'Arcy say no to social media after gun pic uproar
Australian Olympic swimmers Kenrick Monk and Nick D'Arcy have said they will avoid use of social media till the end of London Olympics after the Australian Olympic Committee censured them for putting up pictures with high-powered pistols and shotguns on their Facebook pages. ANI

Jalaluddin says 'copy cat' Pakistan lacks good talent for three different teams
Former Pakistan fast bowler and nation's leading coach Jalaluddin has said the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is blindly aping other nations by trying to build three different teams, and added that Pakistan doesn't have enough talent to do so. ANI

Former Pak fast bowler Jalaluddin blames Imran Khan for annihilating his career
Former Pakistan fast bowler and nation's leading coach Jalaluddin has accused former captain Imran Khan of destroying his career. ANI

Former Pak fast bowler Jalaluddin says it felt great after getting first ever ODI hat trick
Former Pakistan fast bowler and one of the country's well-known coaches Jalaluddin, has said it felt great to take the first ever hat trick in one-day cricket. ANI

Legendary Muralitharan to play for Gloucestershire's second-string team in England
Legendary off spinner Muttiah Muralitharan will feature in English county club Gloucestershire's second XI team on Monday as a preparation for the upcoming Friends Life T20 tournament. ANI

IOC orders UK ballet "Faster, Higher, Stronger" name change over using Games motto
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has ordered Britain's leading ballet director, David Bintley, to change the name of his latest production for using the Olympic Games motto. ANI

London 2012 Olympics to salute Britain's win over Hitler during opening ceremony
The London Olympics 2012, to be held next month, will commemorate Britain's triumph over Nazi Germany during a patriotic opening ceremony. ANI

Liz Hurley 'no good at cooking '
Elizabeth Hurley, who is a mistress of many skills from bikini designing to acting, seems to be no domestic goddess when it comes to cooking. ANI

England's footie team banned from sex until Euro 2012 opener win
England's football players will apparently be allowed to have sex with their wives and girlfriends if they beat France in Euro 2012. ANI

Nazi 'SS helmets, swastika brooches' openly being sold in Ukraine during Euro 2012
Nazi memorabilia is openly being sold in the flea markets of the Ukrainian city of Donetsk where England will face France in a Euro 2012 match. ANI

Oz Olympian fuming over sex images stolen by staff at computer store
The Australian Olympian who had private photographs of him having sex with his wife stolen by staff at a computer store has approached the police. ANI

Rio Ferdinand to lead judging panel on sports entertainment show
Former England's footie team captain Rio Ferdinand, who was controversially left out of the squad for the Euros, has signed up for a judging job on ITV1's new telly talent show. ANI

Shakira jets off to support beau in Euro 2012 amid pregnancy rumours
Colombian singer Shakira has flown to Poland to support her boyfriend Gerard Pique, who is playing in Euro 2012 - following a denial from her representative that she is expecting. ANI

'Warrior' Pacquiao gunning for vengeance in rematch after contentious defeat to Bradley
Manny Pacquiao, who lost his WBO welterweight title in a controversial spilt decision to American boxer Timothy Bradley, is eyeing vengeance during his title rematch on November 10. ANI

Pacquiao's agent brands controversial defeat to Bradley as 'death knell of boxing'
Manny Pacquiao's agent Bob Arum has slammed the judges for causing one of the biggest stinks in boxing history, as the Filipino appeared to have won his WBO welterweight title match against Timothy Bradley, before the judges scored in the American's favour in Las Vegas on Saturday. ANI

Wayne Rooney's escort girl fears cancer after sunbed addiction
A former escort, who recently made headlines for being linked with Wayne Rooney, now fears she has cancer after using sunbeds three times a day to get her self-esteem back. ANI

Boxing champ Amir Khan slammed for 'pole dance' cash pic
Amir Khan has reportedly shocked his fans on Twitter as well as his fiance after posting a snap of himself flashing the cash at a Las Vegas pole dancer. ANI

Why Jessica Lawlor joined 'WAG! The Musical'
Jessica Lawlor, the fiancee of footballer Stephen Ireland, who plays for Aston Villa, has revealed the reason behind her joining the cast of 'WAG! The Musical'. ANI

Wayne Rooney reveals more scalp in training session
Just a year after Wayne Rooney paid 30,000 pounds for a hair transplant, his new thatch has started showing signs of thinning. ANI

Maria Sharapova becomes richest sportswoman of all time
Maria Sharapova, who recently won the French Open title by overcoming Italian Sara Errani, has reportedly become the richest woman in sporting history. ANI

Myanmar to host ASEAN chess tournament in June
The Olympic Day Commemorative ASEAN Chess Tournament will be held at Aung San Stadium on June 26, sports circle said Monday. ANI

New images show Oz swim team held bonding session on gun range
To the embarrassment of the Swimming Australia officials who last week reprimanded Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk for posing with pistols and shotguns in the US, new images have emerged of the country's swim team members shooting guns at a rifle range. he photographs feature superstars including Libby Trickett and Eamon Sullivan firing weapons. ANI

Amir Khan eyeing new welterweight champion Bradley next
London based boxer Amir Khan has expressed a keenness to fight new WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley after the American beat Manny Pacquiao through a controversial split decision. ANI

'Crestfallen' Button 'confused and very lost' following Canada GP ordeal
McLaren driver Jensen Button has said he would leave Montreal in a confused and lost state following another dismal result at the Canadian Grand Prix. ANI

Di Matteo pips Guardiola to earn one-year deal as Chelsea's new boss
Roberto Di Matteo is set to become new permanent Chelsea manager, as club owner Roman Abramovich has accepted defeat in trying to lure former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola. ANI

Lucky to play in 'golden era of game', says legendary leg-spinner Qadir
Legendary Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir has said he considers himself lucky to have played in the "golden era of cricket". ANI

'Fire in Babylon' inspired Best to make highest Test score by a No. 11 batsman
'Fire in Babylon' inspired West Indies tailender Tino Best to make the highest score by a number 11 batsman in Test history. ANI

Botham slams Ramdin for picking public fight with Richards
England legend Ian Botham has criticized West Indies stumper Denesh Ramdin for picking a public fight with ex-batting great Sir Viv Richards. ANI

'Frustrated' Ronaldo believes Portugal still has chance after pep talk with Mourinho
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has said his Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has told him that they can still go through the quarter finals following opening round 1-0 defeat to Germany on June 9. ANI

Balotelli hit by 'racist' monkey taunts during Italy-Spain Euro match
Italian striker Mario Balotelli became the victim of several racist taunts during a Euro 2012 Group C opening match against Spain on Sunday. ANI

Hypnotherapist's mantra-chanting sessions help Brit footie kids win promotion
A hypnotherapist has helped a struggling kids' football team from Beverley in East Yorks to beat their opponents they'd always lost to using the power of positive thinking. ANI

Claudine Keane looks sizzling hot on set of new lingerie shoot
Footballer Robbie Keane's wife Claudine sizzled in a pink bra set for her first shoot as the new face and body of the Adore Moi collection by Ultimo. ANI

Premature birth of his child forces Hussey out of Australia's tour
Senior Australian batsman Mike Hussey has withdrawn from the team's one-day tour of England and Ireland for family reasons and will be replaced by Peter Forrest, Cricket Australia has said. ANI

Usain Bolt fine, resting at home after car crash in Jamaica
The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, who was involved in a car crash in Jamaica, is fine and resting at home. ANI

Warnie features alongside Liz Hurley in beachwear ad
Shane Warne has starred alongside his fiancee Elizabeth Hurley in a commercial for her new beachwear. ANI

Today's women tennis stars lack personality, says Virginia Wade
Former English tennis player Virginia Wade has slammed today's women tennis players saying that they are bland, muscular, grunting, insular, robots with no personality. ANI

Pietersen reveals 'falling out of love with ODIs' as reason for decision to quit
Explaining the reason for his opting to no longer play one day cricket, England batsman Kevin Pietersen has admitted that he had fallen out of love with ODIs. ANI

Flying lobsters, fisticuffs mar ex-Newcastle star Guthrie's 'Big Fat Gypsy Wedding'
The wedding of ex-Newcastle United footballer Danny Guthrie ended on an ugly note after police was twice called to end a brawl in which guests flung lobster thermidor at each other. ANI

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