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Oz Swimming great Leisel Jones calls curtain on illustrious career

Oz Swimming great Leisel Jones calls curtain on illustrious careerSydney, Nov 16: Australia''s three-time Olympic gold medallist Leisel Jones announced her retirement from swimming on Friday, and said right after the London Games she knew her time was up.

Jones retired with Australian record nine Olympic medals, level with our greatest Olympian Ian Thorpe, the Herald Sun reports.

But unlike Thorpe who is attempting an international comeback at the age of 31, Jones insisted this was the absolute end of the road and she leaves the sport without any regrets, the paper said. (ANI)


Messi's free-kick keeps Barca's Spanish title hopes alive

Messi's free-kick keeps Barca's Spanish title hopes aliveWashington, Apr 21 : Barcelona striker Lionel Messi reportedly converted a free-kick to help his side keep alive their dwindling hopes of retaining the Spanish League title with a 2-1 win against Athletic Bilboa.  Read more »

PEC Zwolle stun Ajax to grab maiden Dutch Cup

PEC Zwolle stun Ajax to grab maiden Dutch CupRotterdam, April 21 - A sensational Dutch Cup final ended in a 5-1 win for PEC Zwolle against Ajax.

Sunday's match started with Ajax fans throwing fireworks in the penalty area of their own goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer.  Read more »

Maxwell's blitzkrieg helps Kings XI Punjab beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets

Glenn MaxwellSydney, Apr. 21 - Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell's scintillating 89 off 45 balls helped Kings XI Punjab defeat Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League clash by seven wickets.  Read more »

Determined Cook aiming for success with new England regime

Alastair CookLondon, Apr. 21 - England cricket skipper Alastair Cook is hoping to take his squad to a new high in terms of performance during the summer this year with the help of new coach Peter Moores after a depressing  Read more »

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify thirdSilverstone (England), April 19 : India's Karun Chandhok along with his Murphy Prototypes teammates Rodolfo Gonzalez and Alex Kapadia qualified third in his first ever European Le Mans (ELMS) race here Saturday.  Read more »

Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »