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Ronaldo becomes fastest player to score 100 goals in Spanish La Liga
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new record after he became the fastest player to reach 100 goals in the Spanish league. ANI

Capello's willingness to coach English Premier League team alerts Chelsea
Former England coach Fabio Capello is ready to coach an English Premier League side, provided he gets an interesting offer from a cash rich club like Chelsea, who themselves are looking for a new manager. ANI

Di Matteo admits Chelsea needs to win every game now
Interim Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo believes his team needs to win the remaining eight Premier League matches to ensure their top four spot, which would qualify them for the Champions League. ANI

Ferguson tells Mancini you will know about 'squeaky bum time' now
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has sent a clear signal to rival Manchester City's manager Roberto Mancini that he will now come to know what exactly squeaky bum time is, in the next few weeks. ANI

Sturridge wants to replace Drogba, Torres as number one forward at Chelsea
Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge has expressed his desire to become the club's number one striker, although he insists he has nothing against senior strike partners Didier Drogba and Fernando Torres. ANI

Chelsea's Abramovich wouldn't repeat his 'expensive mistake' of hiring Mourinho
According to a highly place source in Chelsea, owner Roman Abramovich has ruled out any possible move to bring back former manager Jose Mourinho as a manager of the club. ANI

Test cricket is challenging and must remain cricket's pinnacle format: Tendulkar
Describing Test cricket as a very challenging format, batting star Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said Test cricket should remain the pinnacle format for future players to aspire to. ANI

Key for Indian cricket's progress is not to lose hope: Tendulkar
The Indian cricket team has also gone through a tough phase since winning the World Cup in April last year, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said on Sunday, and added that the key to recovery lay in not losing hope. ANI

Media hyped up 100th ton, I just wanted to score runs: Tendulkar
Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said that the media hype over when he would score his 100th international cricket ton did at times affect him at a subconscious level, but overall, he just interested in and focused on scoring runs for India. ANI

Bangladesh played very well in Asia Cup: Tendulkar
Batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said Bangladesh played very well in the Asia Cup that concluded earlier this month, and posed a tough challenge to India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. ANI

Biggest compliment was Bradman including me in his all-time Test XI: Tendulkar
Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said on Sunday that while having almost every batting record in cricket was a great feeling, the biggest compliment for him was when legendary Australian cricketer Sir Don Bradman included him in his all-time Test XI. ANI

Critics can't tell me when I should retire: Tendulkar
Interacting with media here days after achieving the memorable landmark of 100 international cricket tons, Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar took a potshot at critics, saying they would not be the ones deciding when he should hang up his boots. ANI

Liverpool favorites to sign another Suarez from Belgian club Anderlecht
Liverpool are leading the race to sign yet another Suarez, this time it is Anderlecht's 20 million pound rated striker Matias Suarez. ANI

Both Manchester clubs battling it out for Benfica's Gaitan
Manchester United and Manchester City are both getting ready to battle it out to sign 24-year old Argentinean winger Gaitan from the Portuguese club Benfica for an estimated figure of 25 million pound. ANI

Hilary Duff 'cautious' about baby boy Luca Cruz
Hilary Duff, who gave birth to son Luca Cruz Comrie earlier this week, has admitted that she is being "cautious" over her newborn baby. ANI

Woods not having sex again until he feels something for a woman, says ex coach
Tiger Woods' former coach has revealed in his new book that the golfer has vowed never to have sex with another woman unless he really "feels something" for her. ANI

Murray credits coach Ivan Lendl for helping him come over defeats swiftly
World number four Andy Murray has said the presence of coach Ivan Lendl has helped him to get over defeats quickly now. ANI

Khan confident of not repeating mistakes during rematch
Former World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation Light-Welterweight Champion, Amir Khan has said he won't repeat the mistakes he committed during his title showdown against current champion Lamont Peterson last year. ANI

Mercedes might rethink participation in F1 over commercial deal
Mercedes-Benz could quit Formula One unless the present commercial deal they are offered in the sport is changed. ANI

Posh debuts new hair cut while out on shopping spree
Victoria Beckham debuted her new hair do while out shopping on Melrose Boulevard on Friday. ANI

Usher to play boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in movie
R and B star Usher has revealed that he is set to play boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard in a new flick about fighter Roberto Duran. ANI

Tim Tebow says he cares more about Jesus than Super Bowl
Tim Tebow has said that he has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and he cares more about his Lord than the Super Bowl. ANI

Martina Navratilova promotes dance show among her fans in LA
Martina Navratilova walked through The Grove shopping centre in Los Angeles on Friday with her dance partner Tony Dovolani to promote 'Dancing With the Stars'. ANI

Natasha Giggs opts for chic look in black dress for talk show appearance
Natasha Giggs, who has been showing off far too much flesh every time she's stepped out recently, opted for a refreshing change on Friday as she tried to look demure in her little black dress. ANI

PCB chief Ashraf lauds Pak for Asia Cup win
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf has expressed satisfaction over the Pakistan's victory in the Asia Cup that was held in Bangladesh. ANI

Anderson admits it is 'difficult' to retain World No 1 title ahead of series against Lanka
England pace bowler James Anderson has admitted that it will be tough for his side to retain the world's top Test team title ahead of the series against Sri Lanka. ANI

Anderson vows to quit boozing until Test series in Lanka gets over
England fast bowler James Anderson has said he won't consume alcohol until the end of the Test series against Sri Lanka, and he also expects most of his England colleagues, if not all of them, to do the same. ANI

Kelly Brook makes full use of London sun in skimpy floral playsuit
Kelly Brooks, who doesn't usually need an excuse to strip to the skimpiest attire possible, was quick to parade her figure as the London temperatures rose a little bit on Saturday. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone boozes and fags in car after upmarket dinner with beau
Tamara Ecclestone, who seems to be making the most of her lavish lifestyle, was having so much fun with her boyfriend Omar Khyami on Friday that she continued her night by drinking a cocktail in her waiting car. ANI

Swann has a 'six-point' plan to help teammates counter sweltering Lankan conditions
England off spinner Graeme Swann has his own survival guide to help him, and his team mates counter the scorching heat in Sri Lanka while they prepare for the first Test match. ANI

Windies paceman Edwards to play T20 matches against Australia
Fast bowler Fidel Edwards has been included in the 14-member West Indies squad for two Twenty20 matches, after being overlooked for the one- day series. ANI

Coyle reveals Muamba's 'good luck' message inspired Bolton players to win
Bolton Wanderer's manager Owen Coyle has revealed Fabrice Muamba's private good luck message for the players inspired them during their 2-1 win over fellow relegation threatened Blackburn Rovers at Reebok Stadium on Saturday. ANI

Fans cheer 'recovering' Muamba as his muse expresses joy on recovery
A week after Bolton Wanderer midfielder Fabrice Muamba suffered a cardiac arrest during their FA Cup semi final clash against Tottenham Hotspurs, Bolton and Blackburn Rovers fans spelled out his name during the club's Premier league clash on Sunday. ANI

Watson calls for consistency in final ODI against Windies
Australian cricketer Shane Watson has reckoned his team has continually allowed its opponents to dominate matches and stressed the need to attain consistency for today's do-or-die game ANI

Nicole Scherzinger accompanies beau Hamilton to Malaysian Grand Prix
Nicole Scherzinger, who was present at the Australian Grand Prix last week to cheer for her boyfriend Lewis Hamilton, has now joined him in Malaysia for this week's race. ANI

Tendulkar dismisses retirement speculations after smashing 100th international ton
Indian master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has said he is not ready to call it a day amid growing speculation about his future after smashing his hundredth international ton. ANI

Sport Relief raises 50 million pounds for charity through TV marathon
The Sport Relief charity television marathon, which showcased a string of comic sketches and feats of endurance by athletes and celebrities, raised 50 million pounds after a night of entertainment. ANI

Proteas in driving seat at the end of day three of Wellington Test
South Africa ended day three of the final Test match against the New Zealand in Wellington in a strong position declaring their first innings at 474 for the loss of nine wickets. ANI

Atleast one killed, 25 injured in Port Said violence
At least one teenager was killed and 25 were injured when violence erupted in Port Said after football club Al-Masry was banned from competitions until 2013. ANI

PCB chief Ashraf backs Mohammad Aamer to appeal against five year ban
Pakistan Cricket Board chairperson Zaka Ashraf has backed spot- fixing convict Mohammad Aamer to appeal against his five-year ban. ANI

Oz likely to field two spinners for Barbados Test against Windies
Australia is likely to field two spinners in the first Test against West Indies in Barbados, taking into account the slow wickets in the West Indies. ANI

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