The Ashes: Ryan Harris in
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The Ashes: Ryan Harris in 'drunken' Twitter rant

Australia pacer Ryan Harris launched a foul-mouthed tweet after he was reportedly refused entry into a Perth casino for being drunk.

Tributes pour in for Sachin Tendulkar on Twitter
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Tributes pour in for Sachin Tendulkar on Twitter

A plethora of personalities from across all spheres of life including, of course, the gentleman's game, hit the right superlatives for the "undisputed champion of cricket", who held the nation in his thrall for the past 24 years.

Mumbai Indians announce official Twitter hashtag in honour of Sachin Tendulkar
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Mumbai Indians announce official Twitter hashtag in honour of Sachin Tendulkar

For the next one month of Champions League T20, all tweets from MIpaltan and its fans would have #ThisTimeFor10dulkar as its official hashtag, a release from the Mumbai Indians said.

ATP faux pas: When Rafael Nadal won US Open 2013 without facing Novak Djokovic
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ATP faux pas: When Rafael Nadal won US Open 2013 without facing Novak Djokovic

It might just have been a glitch in the ATP software as the head-to-head section in the Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic on its website showed the Spaniard as the winner of US Open 2013. Many, though, are already backing Nadal due to the supreme form that the man is in.

Liverpool FC star Luis Suarez gets death threats through Twitter
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Liverpool FC star Luis Suarez gets death threats through Twitter

The 26-year-old Uruguayan striker has been much sought after by Arsenal. Suarez has a deal to stay at Anfield till 2016

IPL 2013: Celebs take to twitter to congratulate Mumbai Indians
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IPL 2013: Celebs take to twitter to congratulate Mumbai Indians

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, a Mumbaikar and Kings XI Punjab owner, said she had a "big grin on my face" after the win.

Carlton Cole to leave West Ham United
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Carlton Cole to leave West Ham United

Cole posted a series of messages on his Twitter account on Tuesday in which he suggested he was expecting to leave Upton Park and West Ham confirmed that he would not be offered a new contract.

Fans take to Facebook to wish birthday boy Sachin Tendulkar
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Fans take to Facebook to wish birthday boy Sachin Tendulkar

Facebook pages of Tendulkar fans sported a festive look with hundreds of posts and pictures wishing Sachin Tendulkar many happy returns of the day.

Aus coach Mickey Arthur deletes twitter account after ridicule
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Aus coach Mickey Arthur deletes twitter account after ridicule

Arthur's Twitter page had several messages from users, mocking Australia's woeful performance in the on-going Test series versus India.

NBA star Kobe Bryant joins Chinese microblogging site
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NBA star Kobe Bryant joins Chinese microblogging site

Bryant is widely known and extremely popular in China. The Los Angeles Lakers star has several fan pages on Sina Weibo. a website in China's social media circle.

Maria Sharapova admits she
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Maria Sharapova admits she's a Twitter rookie

Maria Sharapova on Wednesday admitted she was flattered after attracting tens of thousands of Twitter followers in just two days, but warned she would keep her tweets to a minimum.

Bryant garners over 340,000 Twitter fans
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Bryant garners over 340,000 Twitter fans

The Los Angeles Lakers player ended his holdout and set up an account on the social media network Friday, tweeting: "The antisocial has become social."

More misery for Rafael Benitez as West Ham United stun Chelsea
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More misery for Rafael Benitez as West Ham United stun Chelsea

Juan Mata scored the first goal of the Benitez era to put Chelsea ahead but former Chelsea youth-team player Carlton Cole equalised before Diame and Maiga struck to condemn the visitors to a seventh league game without victory. Chelsea have drawn twice and lost once since Benitez took over and they trail leaders Manchester United by seven point...

Carlos Tevez
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Carlos Tevez's salary-slip on Twitter

Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez's pay slip is out on the Twitter.

Lalit Modi loses appeal against verdict in libel case vs Cairns
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Lalit Modi loses appeal against verdict in libel case vs Cairns

Former chairman of the Indian Premier League Lalit Modi has failed in his appeal against a

Yuvraj Singh launches contest on twitter, gets huge response
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Yuvraj Singh launches contest on twitter, gets huge response

Yuvraj Singh on Friday launched a contest called 'Life Ka Balla' on twitter and within no time received overwhelming response from across all age groups.

Formula One: Lewis Hamilton says sorry to Jenson Button over tweet
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Formula One: Lewis Hamilton says sorry to Jenson Button over tweet

Lewis Hamilton said Thursday that he had apologised to McLaren team-mate Jenson Button over a tweet about his fellow Briton, but said he had no plans to stop micro-blogging.

Ashley Cole apologises for outburst
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Ashley Cole apologises for outburst

England defender Ashley Cole has reportedly apologised 'unreserevedly' after he criticised the Football Association in the John Terry-ruling.

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