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Hope Solo, Serena Williams and Ryan Lochte replicate 'Baywatch' in Vogue cover
The healthy trio of Hope Solo, Serena Williams and Ryan Lochte have apparently replicated a scene from Baywatch on the May issue of Vogue magazine - as they run arm-in-arm along a stretch of sand, clad in nothing but their swimsuits. ANI

IPL Governing Council suspends five cricketers after India TV sting operation
The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the Working Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday suspended five cricketers for their alleged role in spot fixing matches in the IPL. ANI

Aguero believes Premier League win could lead them to more laurels
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero believes their dramatic Premier League win on the last day of the season against the Queens Park Rangers could lead them to more trophies and titles in the future. ANI

Man City chairman believes they have got rid of 'Typical City' tag
Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak believes the club has shattered the tag of being 'Typical City', which they were often referred to because of their knack of regularly pulling disaster from the jaws of triumph. ANI

Qureshi's hopes to play in London Olympic jolted
Pakistan tennis stars Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi's chances to play in London Olympics along with Aqeel Khan have suffered a major blow after he lost one more place in the ATP doubles tennis rankings issued on Monday. ANI

'Bad-boy' Barton abuses former footballers Lineker, Shearer on Twitter
Queens Park Rangers captain Joey Barton, who is often in the headlines for his eccentric on and off the field antics, has foul-mouthed former footballers Alan Shearer and Gary Lineker on Twitter. ANI

Clooney's girl Stacy Keibler shares fitness tips in new photoshoot
Stacy Keibler reveals how to get the body that won Mr. Clooney, in the new issue of Self magazine. ANI

Mike Tyson doubts if his rage 'will ever be gone'
Mike Tyson, who has gone from boxing world's wild child to a devoted family man, has admitted that he still has to work on his temper. ANI

I am ready to help Pakistan boxers: Amir Khan
British boxer Amir Khan has expressed his concern about the demise of the sport in Pakistan, the land of Khan's ancestors, and said he is willing to help local boxers prepare for the 2016 Olympics. ANI

Afghanistan choses ex-Pak coach Lawson, eyes upon Dwyer ahead of World Cup
Afghanistan have chosen former Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson as a consultant for their under-19 team ahead of the World Cup scheduled to take place in Australia this August. ANI

Former England cricketer Tufnell believes IPL spoiling Windies' cricket future
Former England spinner Phil Tufnell believes the West Indies team is heading for tough times during the three-match Test series against England due to the absence of key players in the Test team who have opted to play for the money spinning Indian Premier League. ANI

Bayern boss says Abramovich's 'incessant' interference proving detrimental for Chelsea
Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes has said Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich should stop interfering in a manager's work, and insisted he would never explain his tactics to the club's owners like former Blues manager Andre Villas-Boas used to do. ANI

Danielle Lloyd flaunts her AA cup cleavage in Dubai getaway
Danielle Lloyd confidently showed off her AA cup cleavage as she enjoyed a poolside hen party along with her friends in Dubai. ANI

Una Healy makes music comeback in incredible post-baby body
Una Healy has rejoined her group The Saturdays and danced around with them on live television just two months after giving birth to her daughter. ANI

Oz coach Arthur says 'returning' Johnson may have to wait for his opportunity
Australian coach Mickey Arthur has said experienced fast bowler Mitchell Johnson might have to wait for his chance after being recalled into the national team for the one-day tour of Ireland and England in June-July. ANI

BCCI promises stringent action against alleged accused in IPL fixing scam
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday said that it would take stringent action against players allegedly accused of fixing matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL), but only after a thorough investigation and viewing of a TV channel sting operation tape. ANI

David Hussey sued by agent over non-payment of IPL dues
Australian batsman David Hussey's former agent, Essentially Sports Management Australia (ESMA), is suing him for than 300,000 dollars for non-payment of outstanding dues. ANI

Man U veteran Scholes will play next season while youngster Pogba set to leave
Veteran Manchester United player Paul Scholes, who came back from retirement at the start of the second half of the season, has agreed to play for one more season. ANI

Arsenal set to break club's wage record through offer to Van Persie
Arsenal is set to offer their talismanic captain Robin Van Persie a club record seven million pounds-per-season deal to keep him at the Emirates. ANI

Pak bowling coach to be appointed after Sri Lanka tour: Intikhab Alam
Former Pakistan coach Intikhab Alam has said the national team would get a new bowling coach after the upcoming Sri Lanka tour. ANI

Man City 'buff' Michelle Keegan parties with players to celebrate win
Michelle Keegan recently revelled in the triumph of her favourite team Manchester City over Queens Park Rangers as she partied with the players and even sported blue shoes to show her support. ANI

Mahmood welcomes BCCI invite for Pakistan team
Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has welcomed the BCCI's decision to invite a team from Pakistan for the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20). ANI

Sri Lanka T20 league set to be launched in August
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is set to launch its new Twenty20 league in August, more than an year after it was postponed due to the pull out of Indian players. ANI

Obama invites Becks to White House after MLS cup victory
President Barack Obama has invited David Beckham and his LA Galaxy teammates at the White House to honour their MLS cup victory. ANI

Faisal and Ayub determined to deliver their best in Sri Lanka
Pakistan middle-order batsman Faisal Iqbal, who is set to make his third comeback to the Pakistan team in Sri Lanka next month, is eager to cement his place in the Test side permanently this time. ANI

Zaheer tells Umar Akmal to improve shot selection for sustained stint in national squad
Former Pakistan cricket captain and coach, Zaheer Abbas, has said batsman Umar Akmal has immense talent, but has failed to show his skills on the highest stage of the sport due to wrong shot selection. ANI

Losing Premier League crown will make Man U stronger: Ferdinand
Ace defender Rio Ferdinand has said that Manchester United will emerge stronger after losing the Premier League title. ANI

Indian owned Blackburn manager Kean at center of internet storm
Blackburn manager Steve Kean, who is due to meet the club's Indian owners, Venky's, on Tuesday, is at the centre of an internet storm after footage appeared to show him making expletive-laden allegations about his predecessor Sam Allardyce. ANI

Nadal unperturbed by drop in rankings ahead of French Open
Six-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal has said his drop in the ATP players rankings following a third-round exit in the Madrid Open at the hands of fellow Spanish player Fernando Verdasco, doesn't bother him. ANI

Former Man U captain Neville added to England coaching set up by manager Hodgson
England manager Roy Hodgson has appointed former Manchester United captain Gary Neville to his senior coaching staff. ANI

Manchester City, Tevez apologise for 'RIP Fergie' banner
Manchester City has apologised to Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson after striker Carlos Tevez sparked a controversy with a 'RIP Fergie' banner during his club's Premier League title trophy parade through the city on Monday night. ANI

Windies coach Gibson masterminding plan to topple England by their own methods
West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has said he would like to utilize his experience as England's bowling coach against them in their three-match Test series, starting on May 17 at Lord's. ANI

Fast bowler Anderson named England's Cricketer of the Year for 2011/12
Fast bowler James Anderson has been named as England's Cricketer of the Year for 2011/12 at Lord's, seeing off competition from fellow fast bowler Stuart Broad and one-day captain Alastair Cook. ANI

Jermain Defoe parties hard hours after being dumped
Jermain Defoe was back on the prowl just hours after being dumped by singer Alexandra Burke. ANI

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