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Louis Smith shows off toned body in 2013 calendar

Louis Smith shows off toned body in 2013 calendarLondon, Nov 10  : Louis Smith will be leaving his `Strictly Come Dancing' fans something to remember him by, as the Olympic gymnast is bringing out a calendar, just in time for Christmas.

While the topless photographs are sure to please his admirers, the Olympic medallist took some persuading to pose for the four-hour shoot - despite his impressive physique.

He said that he was shy about showing off his body.

"I want to keep some dignity," he told the Daily Mail.

"I'm a sportsman and I do gymnastics. It's a very regimented sport, so I don't want to be someone who's stripping off like some reality TV star. It's not me," he said.  (ANI)


Scholes backs Van Gaal to turn things around at Man U despite faltering new system

Paul-ScholesLondon, Aug 29 : Manchester United legend Paul Scholes does not think that his former club's new system is working, but has backed new boss Louis van Gaal to turn it around.  Read more »

Four Balotelli's are the new Beatles!

Mario-BalotelliLondon, Aug 29 : Italian striker Mario Balotelli, who recently joined Liverpool for 16 million pounds, has posted a picture on Instagram that shows his face photoshopped onto an iconic picture of The Beatles.  Read more »

Murali Vijay to replace injured Rohit Sharma for rest of India-England ODI series

Murali-VijayLondon, Aug 29 : Tamil Nadu and Test opener Murali Vijay has been asked to return to England as a repalcement for injured Rohit Sharma for the rest of the India-England one-day international series.  Read more »

Oz, NZ on track to deliver memorable ICC Cricket WC 2015, says Richardson

David-RichardsonJohannesburg, Aug 29 : International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson received detailed updates in Wellington and Melbourne this week regarding next year's Cricket World Cup and has  Read more »

Hamilton might consider quitting Merc due to increasing tension with Rosberg: Reports

Hamilton-RosbergWashington, Aug 26 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is reportedly threatening to quit the team due to the clash that has been building all year between him and teammate Nico Rosberg, which reached its  Read more »

Button feels sympathetic with Hamilton following Belgian GP row with Rosberg

Jenson-ButtonLondon, Aug 26 : McLaren driver Jenson Button has said that he feels sympathy with Lewis Hamilton after his Belgian Grand Prix came to an end on lap two by a collision from his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.  Read more »