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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)


Rodgers assures new Liverpool season will not be 'The Mario Balotelli show

Brendan RodgersLondon, Aug 30 - Liverpool football team boss Brendan Rodgers has insisted that the club's harmony would not be affected by Mario Balotelli's arrival.  Read more »

Torres to join Milan on loan from Chelsea in two-year deal

Fernando TorresLondon, Aug 30 - Chelsea striker Fernando Torres will reportedly join Italian top league club AC Milan on a two-year loan deal.

The Spaniard's move is subject to him agreeing personal terms and passing a medical on Saturday.  Read more »

Bollinger in line for shock recall to replenish 'injury plagued' Oz pace attack

Doug BollingerLondon, Aug 30 - Forgotten first class cricket side New South Wales' (NSW) fast bowler Dough Bollinger is reportedly in line for a shock recall to the Australian side, following waves of injuries that are diminishing the side's fast bowling stocks.  Read more »

Hales hopes he and Cook can 'feed off each other' to forge strong partnership in ODIs

Alex HalesLondon, Aug 30 - England opener Alex Hales is hoping to create a strong partnership with captain Alastair Cook in one-day internationals.  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 »