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How swimming can help slimming, by Olympic champ Rebecca Adlington

How swimming can help slimming, by Olympic champ Rebecca AdlingtonLondon, Apr 29 : Olympic Games champion swimmer Rebecca Adlington has revealed how swimming can help one to stay slim.

Adlington, 20, who swims four miles every morning, is eager to share the benefits of swimming just a few times a week.

"Swimming does everything," the Mirror quoted her as saying.

How Shilpa Shetty went on to be a part of Rajasthan Royals

Shilpa-ShettyFew weeks back we had revealed what drove Preity Zinta to own her own IPL team, now we reveal to you from what we have learnt through industry sources about how Shilpa Shetty and her boyfriend Raj Kundra went on to be associated with the Rajasthan Royals.

Chelsea''''s Hiddink lauds his boys over `bleeding'' for Barcelona draw

Chelsea''''s Hiddink lauds his boys over `bleeding'' for Barcelona drawBarcelona (Spain), Apr. 29 : Chelsea football club coach Guus Hiddink has hailed his team for successfully forcing a draw against Spanish football champions Barcelona at their Nou Camp home ground, saying "My heroes bleed for me."

The Blues became the first side this season to stop Barcelona scoring at home as this Champions League semi-final.

Liverpool makes "outrageous" demands to play in Hong Kong

Liverpool makes "outrageous" demands to play in Hong Kong Hong Kong - English football premier league team Liverpool was Wednesday accused of pricing itself out of the market making "outrageous" demands to play in Hong Kong.

A Hong Kong Football Association source told the South China Morning Post the team's planned exhibition at the Hong Kong Stadium in July had been scrapped because of the financial demands.

Six athletes fail Olympic doping tests in retests

Six athletes fail Olympic doping tests in retests Lausanne, Switzerland - Six athletes have tested positive for the latest generation of the blood booster EPO at the Beijing Olympics, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday after retesting of Games' samples was completed. The IOC said that the six athletes submitted seven positive samples for the substance known as CERA.

The IOC did not identify the athletes but their national Olympic Committees have been informed of the adverse findings to set up the necessary proceedings.

Spain's royal couple head Madrid delegation at 2016 Olympics vote

Spain's royal couple head Madrid delegation at 2016 Olympics voteMadrid - Spanish King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia will head Madrid's delegation when the Olympic host city for the
2016 Games is elected in October. A royal spokesman said on Tuesday that the royal couple has accepted an invitation by Madrid mayor Alberto Ruiz Gallardon.

The four bidders, which apart from Madrid are Chicago, Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro, will make final presentations to the International Olympic Committee at its Session in Copenhagen. The host city is elected by the IOC Session on October 2.

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