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Youngest Brit teen clambered past dead during historic Mt Everest climb
Leanna Shuttleworth, who became the youngest British woman to scale Mount Everest this weekend, has opened up about how she had to climb past the dead mountaineers at the summit. ANI

Olympian Grant Hackett destroyed own home in drunken spree
Explosive images have surfaced which show Olympic champ Grant Hackett unleashing destruction on his own home in an alcohol-fuelled rage. ANI

David Gower finds out about World War 2 hero ancestors
David Gower, while investigating his family history in 'War Hero In My Family' with Radio One DJ Sara Cox, found about his two uncles who had served in the armed forces during World War II. ANI

Jenny McCarthy dating NFL star Brian Urlacher
Jenny McCarthy has confirmed that she is dating NFL Star Brian Urlacher. ANI

Brit teen clambered past dead during historic Mt Everest climb
Leanna Shuttleworth, who became the youngest British woman to scale Mount Everest this weekend, has opened up about how she had to climb past the dead mountaineers at the summit. ANI

Nicole Scherzinger, Jessica Michibata cheer beaus while flaunting summer styles
Formula 1 WAGs Nicole Scherzinger and Jessica Michibata were spotted relaxing and showing off their summer styles in Monaco on Saturday. ANI

Kris Humphries' sis Kaela drops 40 pounds after altering athlete's diet
Kaela Humphries, who is now a plus-size model with New York's Ford modeling agency, has revealed how she had to entirely overhaul her diet in order to lose 35 or 40 lbs and pursue her modeling career. ANI

European terrorism experts say al-Qaeda can target London Olympics
Europol, the European Union's criminal intelligence agency, has warned that al-Qaeda could to target the London Olympics. ANI

Van Marwijk includes uncapped Willems and Narsingh in Euro 2012 squad
Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk named his definite 23-man squad for Euro 2012 on Saturday, including uncapped Jetro Willems and Luciano Narsingh. ANI

Comfortable win for Spain in Euro warm-up
The Spanish national team enjoyed a comfortable 2-0 win over Serbia in their first preparation game for the European Championship this Saturday. ANI

Bulgaria stuns Netherlands with win in Amsterdam friendly
The Netherlands was disappointed with a 2-1 loss to Bulgaria in Amsterdam on Saturday in the first of three friendlies before the start of Euro 2012 soccer championship. ANI

Brazil winger Hulk anxious for Olympic call-up
Star Porto winger Hulk says he will be "hurt" if he is not selected in Brazil's squad for the London Olympics. ANI

Freddie Flintoff making TV return to battle crocodiles in Oz
Former Australian cricketer Freddie Flintoff, who was a force of nature on the cricket field, is all set to launch a new series of his travel adventures and animal encounters 'Freddie Flintoff Goes Wild' on the Discovery Channel later this week. ANI

Indian archery team practices for Olympics in Sikkim
Athletes who have qualified for the London Olympics are sparing no effort to win medals. ANI

Frankie Sandford wants to get married
'The Saturdays' singer Frankie Sandford has revealed that the upcoming weddings of her bandmates Una Healy and Rochelle Wiseman have made her want to get married. ANI

Becks reveals his family has have fallen in love with life in US
David Beckham, who has taken a 1.6-million-pound a year pay cut to remain in Los Angeles, has revealed that his family has fallen in live with life Stateside. ANI

'TOWIE' star Georgina Dorsett finds toyboy in Man U footie Tom Cleverley
'The Only Way Is Essex' beauty Georgina Dorsett has enjoyed a string of dates with footballer Tom Cleverley, it has been revealed. ANI

Victory on our minds in Sri Lanka: Pak coach Whatmore
Pakistan cricket head coach Dav Whatmore has said victory in the upcoming Sri Lanka team is the foremost thing on their minds. ANI

Players should be aggressive, not reckless: Dav Whatmore
Pakistan cricket head coach Dav Whatmore has said he wants the Pakistan team to be aggressive, but not reckless, while performing. ANI

Athletes throng Bengaluru's annual marathon
Sprinters from across the globe gathered here on Sunday to participate in the annual TCS World 10K marathon. ANI

Baichung Bhutia inaugurates Tibetan soccer event in Dharmsala
The eighteenth edition of the Gyalyum Chemo Memorial Gold Cup soccer tournament, a Tibetan soccer even named after the mother of the Dalai Lama, was inaugurated here by former captain of the Indian soccer team, Baichung Bhutia. ANI

Bernie wants quite wedding bash unlike daughter Petra's
Bernie Ecclestone has said that his wedding to Brazilian lawyer Fabiana Flosi won't have the glitz or the lavishness of his daughter's ceremony last summer. ANI

Froch wins IBF super-middleweight title for third time
British boxer Carl Froch defeated Canada's Lucian Bute to win the IBF super-middleweight championship for the third time. ANI

Murray believes partnership with Lendl is working for him
World number four tennis player Andy Murray believes his partnership with coach Ivan Lendl is working well for him. ANI

German legend Beckenbauer snubs Blatter's call to find solution to 'penalty shootouts'
German football legend Franz Beckenbauer has said matches that end without a result should continue to be decided by penalty shootouts, as he believes bringing emotions into the play is way better than deciding the winner through toss of a coin. ANI

Andy Murray slams legendary Becker on miss French Open comment
Britain's number one male tennis player and world number four Andy Murray has blasted legendary Boris Becker for advising him to miss the French Open, because of his nagging back problem. ANI

'Confident' Wenger reassures fans captain Van Persie won't leave Arsenal
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has told fans that captain Robin Van Persie won't leave the club before the start of next season. ANI

Boxing champ Khan claims he is 'clean'
Former IBF welterweight champion Amir Khan has said that he is clean and can take dope tests any time. ANI

Friend claims Man U manager Ferguson won't step down any time soon
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson won't step down any time soon, according to his close friend and American broadcaster Charlie Stillitano. ANI

CSA working to restore image of South African cricket
Cricket South Africa (CSA) acting president Willie Basson has said the board remains committed to its restructuring programme, and is working to restore the image of cricket in a timely manner. ANI

Nagaland gets its first cricket stadium
Keen to boost cricket as a sport in Nagaland, the state government has built a stadium to promote the game. ANI

Aussie batsman White's IPL stint helped him regain lost form
Australian batsman Cameron White believes his stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for his franchise Deccan Chargers has helped him to regain his lost form. ANI

Kirti Azad not surprised over IPL SMS goof-up
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad on Sunday said he was not surprised over the SMS goof-up that predicted that the Chennai Super Kings would be in the IPL final before the qualifier, and called for a correction in the system of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament to protect the sanctity of the prestigious game of cricket. ANI

Anarchists who shot Italian nuke firm chief threaten 'low intensity' war on London Olympics 2012
An anarchist group that destroyed the knee caps of a nuclear power firm CEO recently, is now threatening to launch a low-intensity war against the London Olympics. ANI

World's oldest marathon runner Fauja Singh back on track
The world's oldest marathon runner Fauja Singh, is set to join more than 27,000 people by taking part in the 10th Edinburgh Marathon Festival. ANI

Sleazy footballers exchanging women for sex delete BBM group
Footballers, who were part of a sleazy network that passed around women for sex through their Blackberry smartphones have closed the group. ANI

Italian tourists flock to Manchester after Balotelli wins league title for City
Britain, especially Manchester, is becoming a hot spot for Italian tourists after footie manager Roberto Mancini and striker Mario Balotelli led Man City to their first top-flight league title in 44 years. ANI

Clarke dismisses suggestion about depletion of Oz batting stocks
Australia captain Michael Clarke has said his team is in good position for the upcoming tours against England and Pakistan, before South Africa and Sri Lanka arrive in the Australian summer, and dismissed talks that his team's batting stocks were depleted. ANI

Clarke looking forward to more rally racing after impressive debut
Australia captain Michael Clarke has said he is looking forward to participating in more rally races after a successful debut with International Rally of Queensland. He drove a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo in two stages of the rally. ANI

Becks sports 'jazzy' pink boots during LA Galaxy game
David Beckham pulled off pair of pink coloured football boots for an LA Galaxy match. ANI

CA wants cricket to stay favourite sport for modern Australians
Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland has said they are taking steps to make sure cricket stays the favourite sport for modern-day Australia as challenges to the game's popularity continue to grow. ANI

I've given up on dating after 'too much heartbreak', says Serena Williams
Serena Williams has said that she has given up on romance after losing her own personal love match. ANI

Ecclestone sisters 'snub' Bernie and his fiancee at party
Since their father got engaged to the much younger irlfriend Fabiana Flosi, Tamara and Petra Ecclestone have not been on speaking terms with their to-be-step mother. ANI

Pak umpire Dar sets Asian record for officiating in most cricket matches
Three time winner of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Umpire of the Year award, Pakistan's Aleem Dar has achieved yet another landmark by becoming the Asian umpire to officiate in the most test matches. ANI

New York Red Bull's Thierry Henry tops Beckham to be highest-paid player in Major League Soccer
New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry has eclipsed David Beckham as the highest-paid player in Major League Soccer, according to figures released by the player's union on Friday. ANI

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