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Scientists slam proposed testosterone testing of some female Olympians
A Stanford University School of Medicine bioethicist and her colleagues have criticised proposed Olympic policies for testing the testosterone levels of select female athletes, saying that it could discriminate against women who may not meet traditional notions of femininity and distort the scientific evidence on the relationship between testosterone, sex and athletic performance. ANI

WBO to evaluate contentious Bradley victory against Pacquiao
World Boxing Organization (WBO) President Francisco Paco Valcarcel has said in a statement that the WBO's championship committee will review video of the controversial fight between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley with five 'recognized international judges', and make a recommendation. ANI

Kris Humphries claims ex-Myla Sinanaj runs brothel in NY hotel
Kris Humphries has reportedly accused his supposed one-time girlfriend, Myla Sinanaj, of running a brothel out of the luxury five star New York hotel she works at. ANI

Out of form golfer McIlroy happy to get perfect pitch in baseball
Golfer Rory McIlroy, who is going through a lean phase, has admitted he is pleased not to get humiliated in front of a 35000 strong crowd, as the Ulsterman threw the ceremonial first pitch before San Francisco Giants' baseball clash with Houston Astros. ANI

Clarke hopeful of early settlement to CA contract dispute
Australia Test and one-day captain Michael Clarke has expressed hope that the ongoing pay contract dispute between the Australia Cricketers Association (ACA) and Cricket Australia (CA) would end soon, and added that a players' strike was the last thing on the players' mind right now. ANI

'Swayed' Kagawa says boss Ferguson main reason behind decision to join Man U
Manchester United new signing Shinji Kagawa has said boss Sir Alex Ferguson is one of the main reasons, which convinced him to sign for the 19-time English Premier League champions. ANI

Five to six U-19 players will make it to Pak cricket team in few years: Coach Azhar
The head coach of Pakistan Under-19 team has expressed hope that five to six players from the team will qualify for the national side in a few years' time. ANI

Murray undeterred by Haas' 'hamming up injuries' jibes
British tennis No 1 Andy Murray has said he doesn't care about the opinion of German veteran Tommy Haas, who criticized him for hamming up injuries. ANI

Croatia's Corluka believes teammate Modric can leave Spurs
Luka Modric will quit Tottenham Hotspurs before the start of the next season, according to his club and national teammate Verdan Corluka. ANI

Right wing S.African terrorist planned attacks on stadiums during 2010 football World Cup
A right-wing South African stashed grenades and ammunition as he plotted to attack stadiums during the 2010 football World Cup. ANI

Man U ditches Asia IPO plan for US
Manchester United has ditched their plan to open an Initial Public Offer (IPO) in Singapore, and has opted for United States instead, according to sources. ANI

PCB to question Shoaib Malik for participation in Delhi event
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will ask former captain Shoaib Malik to explain his participation in a Delhi event without seeking the board's permission. ANI

Imogen Thomas tops list of 10 most n*ked celebrities on Twitter
Footballer Ryan Giggs' ex Imogen Thomas, who is known for showing off her b**bs on the social network site from every angle, has topped the list of the top 10 most n*ked celebrities on Twitter. ANI

Rooney becomes England's Gazza-style chief cheerleader at Euro 2012
Wayne Rooney, who has been suspended from the Three Lions' first two games, has told of his pride at becoming England's Gazza-style chief cheerleader at Euro 2012. ANI

Sweden's Svensson believes 'English arrogance' may cost England heavy in Friday's Euro clash
Swedish international footballer Anders Svensson has suggested that English arrogance among England players could make them pay in the Friday's Euro clash. ANI

Gayle slams ECB over ruling out 'best batsman in team' Pietersen from T20s
West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle believes England has made a big mistake by refusing to allow South Africa's Kevin Pietersen to continue playing Twenty20 cricket. ANI

Kate Upton sends flirty tweet after intimate shoot with 'vampire' Kellan Lutz
Kate Upton, who looked like she was having a ball with 'Twilight' star Kellan Lutz as they larked around for the photoshoot of Dylan George and Abbot + Main in sunny LA, sent him a flirty tweet after the shoot. ANI

Warnie goes shopping with Liz Hurley at boutiques in Pairs
It seems that fiancee Elizabeth Hurley, who is credited for Shane Warne's cleaner and leaner look, has got him hooked to fashion also. ANI

Toni Terry and Coleen Rooney show new WAGs how to get attention at Euro 2012
As the WAGs arrived in Poland on Wednesday for Euro 2012, Toni Terry and Coleen Rooney were determined to put on a show. ANI

England striker Welbeck hails 'inspirational' Rooney for influencing his game
England striker Danny Welbeck has paid tribute to teammate Wayne Rooney, saying his Manchester United strike partner has had a major influence on his game. ANI

At start I couldn't even put my tent up, says Freddie Flintoff
Freddie Flintoff, who has been wrestling crocs in Australia, drinking goat's blood with Masai warriors in Tanzania and camping in the Borneo jungle with killer creepy crawlies in the Discovery Channel series 'Freddie Flintoff Goes Wild', has revealed that at the start he couldn't even put his own tent up. ANI

Clarke eyeing complete OZ cricket domination across formats over next two years
Australia Test and one-day cricket captain Michael Clarke has said the next two years would be crucial for the team to stamp their domination on all three formats of the game. ANI

Two ex-Chinese soccer chiefs jailed for over 10 years for corruption
Two former Chinese football league chiefs have been jailed for 10-and-a-half years each for corruption, making them the most senior football officials ever sentenced. ANI

PCB keen on Akram coaching emerging players at camp
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wants former Test captain and fast bowling legend Wasim Akram to coach at a camp for emerging players to be held at Gaddafi Stadium from June 20. ANI

Pak cricketers sign central contracts 'conditionally' following PCB 'pay cut threat'
All the Pakistani cricketers who were offered central contracts with pay hikes, have conditionally signed them after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) warned that if they did not do so, they would be paid match fees of category C players. ANI

PCB urges Aamir to appeal to ICC to reduce ban on 'humanitarian' grounds
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf has said banned pacer Mohammad Aamir could make an early return to international cricket if he appeals to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to reconsider his five-year ban on humanitarian grounds. ANI

Seventy one year old bowler dies after cricket ball hits his head
A 71-year-old bowler died after a horrified cricketer's shot hit his head. ANI

Joey Barton slams 'X Factor' of exploitation
Joey Barton has slammed 'The X Factor' for exploiting wannabes and is worried that the judges of the show could become targets for a disgruntled wannabe. ANI

Anderson still hopeful about playing in England's World T20 squad
Fast bowler Jimmy Anderson is still hopeful he can play a part in England's World T20 title defence in September despite being left out of the squad to face West Indies this month. ANI

Melbourne stakes claim to host 2015 cricket World Cup final
The 2015 World Cup organizers have confirmed that the one-day final is likely to be played on the last weekend of March at a yet-to-be-determined Australian venue, with Melbourne and Sydney emerging as favourites to host the final. ANI

Strike would be last resort if talks with Cricket Australia fail: Bailey
Expressing sympathy for domestic players whose lives are on hold because of the ongoing pay dispute with Cricket Australia, Twenty20 captain George Bailey has said a cricketers' strike would be a disaster and a last resort. ANI

Denmark's Bendtner faces UEFA action for brandishing underpants with bookie's name
Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner could face action from UEFA for ambush marketing following his goal celebration during their 3-2 defeat to Portugal on Wednesday, during which he dropped his shorts to reveal a gambling firm's name on his underpants. ANI

BT, Sky pips ESPN to bag œ3 billion PL broadcasting rights deal
British multinational telecommunication services company, BT and sports channel Sky have outbid ESPN to win the English Premier League broadcast rights in the United Kingdom for the 2013-14 season in a gigantic 3 billion pound deal. ANI

Kris Humphries' `goldigger` ex wants to help Kim Kardashian with divorce case
Kris Humphries' rumoured former girlfriend has said that she would like to help Kim Kardashian with her divorce after she accused her of being a 'golddigger'. ANI

Stoke City academy player Andrew Hall charged with murder of 15-yr-old girlfriend
Stoke City academy player Andrew Hall has been charged with the murder of his 15-year-old girlfriend. ANI

UEFA suspends Russia after inappropriate fans' behaviour during Euro 2012
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has given a suspended six-point deduction to Russia because of the inappropriate behaviour of their fans during their 4-1 win against the Czech Republic. ANI

England side suffering in Euro 2012 due to Rooney's absence: Hodgson
Describing Wayne Rooney as world class player, England manager Roy Hodgson has admitted that the England side is suffering due to the star striker's absence. ANI

Oz weightlifter Koum may face 'extortion' charges if cash demand allegations proven
Australian weightlifter Daniel Koum could face extortion charges if the allegation of a 5000 dollar cash demand to the Australian Weightlifting Federation is proved. ANI

Danny Boyle slammed for 'exploitative' use of animals in Olympics opening ceremony
British filmmaker Danny Boyle has been criticized for planning to include animals in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, with animal rights campaigners branding his spectacle 'exploitative'. ANI

Redknapp's time as Tottenham manager likely to end after talks breakdown
Harry Redknapp's time as Tottenham manager is likely to come to an end, as reports said he was negotiating his exit from the club Wednesday night after talks over a new contract broke down. ANI

Rooney gets new hairdo inspired by Fassbender in 'Prometheus'
Wayne Rooney was seen with a new haircut as he arrived for a training session during Euro 2012 in Krakow and it looked similar to the style Michael Fassbender sported in his role as robot David in new movie 'Prometheus'. ANI

'Depressed' Jodie Marsh wanted to commit suicide after 'Big Brother'
Jodie Marsh, who recently won the bodybuilding competition in America, has revealed that she was so low following her appearance on 'Celebrity Big Brother' that she wanted to commit suicide by crashing her car. ANI

Khloe Kardashian opts for fertility treatments to have baby with hubby Lamar Odom
Khloe Kardashian, who has always been vocal about her desire to get pregnant, is reportedly looking into fertility treatments. ANI

Lance Armstrong dismisses US Anti-Doping Agency charges as 'spiteful'
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has dismissed the charges against him by the US Anti-Doping Agency, describing them as "baseless [and] motivated by spite". ANI

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