Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
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Guardiola dismisses City speculation as focus stays on Bayern job
Pep Guardiola says he will only decide his Bayern Munich future at the end of the season and dismissed rumors of a move to Manchester City.

Tendulkar batting for 25-team World Cup
Sachin Tendulkar slammed proposals to reduce the number of teams at the 2019 Cricket World Cup to just 10 nations, describing it as "a backward step."

Bangs for bucks
Guangzhou Evergrande striker Ricardo Goulart justified his staggering price tag by scoring a hat-trick for the Chinese champions in their 3-2 win at holders Western Sydney Wanderers in their Asian Champions League clash.

Lin appeals for more freedom for players to shape careers
Lin Dan, widely regarded as the greatest men's singles player in badminton history, marked his return to the All-England Open with an appeal for his fellow professionals to be given more freedom.

Phelps may yet be allowed to compete at world championships
Michael Phelps may be handed a chance to compete at the world swimming championships in Russia once he completes his suspension for a drink driving conviction.

It's make-or-break time for Red Devils
Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney insists that the trip to Newcastle tomorrow (HK time) signals the start of a period that could define their season.

Beloved Spurs hero mourned
Dave Mackay, the former Scotland, Hearts and Derby County midfielder and member of Tottenham's famous Double- winning team of 1961, has died at the age of 80.

Johnson suspended over underage sex claims
Sunderland suspended England winger Adam Johnson after he was arrested on suspicion of having sex with an under-age girl.

Oz skipper ducks Lehmann rift talk
Captain Michael Clarke shrugged off suggestions he was at loggerheads with Australia coach Darren Lehmann by telling reporters: "You won't get headlines out of me."

Alonso to miss Australian Grand Prix after Formula 1 test crash
Fernando Alonso will miss next week's season-opening Australian Grand Prix on doctors' advice after a heavy crash in Formula 1 testing.

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