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Rahul Dravid says playing for India humbled him
Reflecting on his cricketing career, legendary batsman Rahul Dravid, who recently announced his retirement, has said that playing for India has humbled him. ANI

Senna's F1 car expected to fetch 750,000 pounds at auction
Legendary Formula One driver Ayrton Senna's Toleman car, which he raced during his debut season in 1984 is expected to fetch 750,000 pounds at a Silverstone auction on May 16. ANI

Hamilton eyeing a faster car for China Grand Prix
McLaren's ace driver Lewis Hamilton has said he would be encouraging his team's mechanics to provide him with a faster car to beat his rivals during the China Grand Prix, scheduled to take place next month. ANI

Thorpe interested in working as TV commentator during Olympics
Former Olympic champion Ian Thorpe has said he would love to work as a television commentator during the London Olympics, but only for an Australian broadcasting outfit. ANI

Kiwi batsman Williamson says Petersen's catch was 'debatable'
Kiwi middle order batsman Kane Williamson believes the umpires' decision to declare him not out, when Alviro Petersen had caught him during the last day of the final Test, was right, as the catch was 'debatable'. ANI

Man U legend Giggs wants to keep on playing for as long as he can
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs, who has already racked up 904 games for the club, is enjoying football right now, and is not looking too far in future, but he has a figure of a thousand appearances for United on his mind. ANI

Mancini says 'god' has not helped him with his career
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini, who visited a pilgrim spot where Catholics believe the Virgin Mary miraculously appeared before six school children, has said god hasn't helped him with his career since he has better things to do. ANI

Heart specialist claims Muamba might not be cleared to play football ever again
Peter Weissberg, the Medical Director of the British Heart Foundation, has expressed doubts about Fabrice Muamba's chances of playing professional football ever again. ANI

Williamson receives plaudits after scoring Test match saving ton in Wellington
New Zealand middle order batsman Kane Williamson has received plaudits from his teammates, and also from the South African team after scoring a match saving century on the final day of the Wellington Test match. ANI

Martina Navratilova eliminated from 'Dancing With the Stars'
Martina Navratilova became the first competitor to be eliminated from season 14 of 'Dancing With the Stars' on Tuesday night. ANI

Kris Humphries 'not accepting' generous settlement from Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian has reportedly offered estranged husband Kris Humphries a 'generous' divorce settlement, although the NBA star is said to be reluctant to sign. ANI

Danielle Lloyd says she's more confident now without breast implants
Danielle Lloyd has spoken out about her new appearance post the emergency surgery to remove her br**ts implants and insists that going back to AA-cup has actually increased her body confidence. ANI

Wearing corset was sign of my own insecurities, says Posh
Victoria Beckham has revealed that she used to wear a lot of corsetry as she was "a bit more self conscious then". ANI

Verdict in favour of Cairns is a warning for social media users: Experts
Former New Zealand fast bowler Chris Cairns' legal victory against former Indian Premier League head Lalit Modi should serve as a warning to social media users that the internet is a powerful tool with far-reaching implications, media law specialists have said. ANI

Ex-Kiwi star Cairns' mom expresses relief over son' s libel case win against ex-IPL chief Modi
Former New Zealand fast bowler Chris Cairns' mother Sue Wilson has expressed relief over her son's legal victory against former Indian Premier League boss Lalit Modi in a match-fixing case. ANI

Balotelli gatecrashes Inter Milan press conference
Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli bizarrely burst in on an Inter Milan press conference on Tuesday. ANI

Minka Kelly 'splits with Derek Jeter again'
Minka Kelly, who rekindled her romance with Derek Jeter last December, seems to have finally ended the on and off relationship of four years. ANI

Tiger Woods was shot with rubber bullet in leg during SEAL exercise
Tiger Woods, who was obsessed with the Navy SEALs and did "Kill House" exercises like the elite squad would, is said to have taken one rubber bullet to his leg during the workout. ANI

Imogen wears 'Little Miss Trouble' top and sucks ice lolly to beat the heat
As temperatures in London reached an unseasonable high on Monday, Imogen Thomas took advantage of the summer feel by wearing a tiny pair of light denim hotpants, teamed with a pink T-shirt with the very apt slogan "Little Miss Trouble". ANI

Taylor admits he was ready to bat with broken arm to save Wellington Test
New Zealand Test team captain Ross Taylor has said he was ready to bat despite of having a broken arm to save the Wellington Test match against the Proteas. ANI

'Impressive' Proteas lament poor weather
South Africa captain Graeme Smith has praised his team's brilliant performance during their New Zealand tour, which concluded with the Proteas claiming the three-match Test series 1-0, after emerging victorious in the one day as well as the Twenty20 series. ANI

Bell says it's a shame England batsmen are not backing their bowlers
England middle order batsman Ian Bell has bewailed his team's miserable batting performances in Test cricket this year, as England was once again bowled for less than 200 in the their first innings against Sri Lanka in Galle Test. ANI

I had brief moments of panic while designing Olympic kit, says Stella McCartney
Stella McCartney, who is the first fashion mogul in history to have been recruited to design for an Olympic Games, has revealed that she started out with some crazy ideas when creating the kit. ANI

Kate Upton sports cheeky 'Sex' shoes at fashion fundraiser
Kate Upton, who catapulted to fame after gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, wore "Sex" shoes to the Jeffrey Fashion Cares event in New York City. ANI

Olympic beach volleyball players 'may be permitted to cover up'
Beach volleyball, which was one of the most sought after events when tickets went on sale for this summer's Olympics, may give it's semi-n*ked female competitors the option to wear less revealing outfits. ANI

Irina Shayk attends fashion fundraiser in form fitting blue dress
Irina Shayk flashed a white thong under a very fitted sky blue dress with peekaboo panels at the Jeffrey Fashion Cares event in new York. ANI

Man U has the experience, Man City has the hunger: Ferdinand
Manchester United midfielder Rio Ferdinand has said his team has the required experience to win their 20th league title this season, but admitted that cross road rivals Manchester City has the required hunger to also win this season. ANI

Christie Brinkley slams ex-hubby for bitter divorce
Christie Brinkley, who appeared on the 'Today Show' to talk about her return to Broadway's Chicago next week, broke down in tears as she poured her heart out while saying that she just wanted peace for her family. ANI

Concert line-up for London 2012 Olympic torch relay revealed
Award-winning rapper Dizzee Rascal and chart-topping boy band 'The Wanted' are said to be among the artists who will be performing at a series of this year's Olympic torch relay concerts. ANI

Boucher will have to wait until July to grab 1000th international scalp
South African veteran Mark Boucher would have to wait until the England series, starting in July, to become the first wicketkeeper to achieve 1 000 international dismissals. ANI

Pakistan's Asia Cup win has eased "lot of pressure off my shoulders": Afridi
Flamboyant Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi has said his team's win in the recent Asia Cup has eased lot of pressure off his shoulders. ANI

Hillary Duff says being new mum 'no joke'
Hillary Duff welcomed her son Luca to the world less than a week ago, but he seems to be already giving her sleepless nights. ANI

Madonna says she and Tim Tebow have much in common
Madonna made a cheeky remark about Tim Tebow while she was promoting her new album 'MDNA' recently. ANI

Dennis Rodman alcoholic and broke, financial advisor says
Dennis Rodman's financial advisor has said that the former NBA player is broke and his divorce case has put him "on a binge" like never before. ANI

Brit student jailed for inciting racial hatred against Muamba
A 21-year old Swansea University biology undergraduate, Liam Stacey, has been jailed for 56 days for inciting racial hatred against Bolton Wanderer's midfielder Fabrice Muamba, who suffered a cardiac arrest during Bolton's match against Tottenham Hotspurs at White Hart Lane on March 17. ANI

Australia thumps Windies by eight wickets in first T20
Australia has won the first of two Twenty20 matches against West Indies by eight wickets at the Beausejour Cricket Ground in St Lucia. ANI

PCB chief Ashraf backs Misbah for showing his worth in Asia Cup
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has backed captain Misbahul Haq, saying he has proved his worth by successfully guiding the team to victory in the Asia Cup. ANI

Windies spinner Sunil Narine likely to chose IPL over maiden Test cap
West Indies spinner Sunil Narine, who is not contracted with the country's cricket board yet, is expected to chose playing for his Indian Premier League team Kolkata Knight Riders over making his Test debut for the country against Australia. ANI

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