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Ex-Porto coach André Villas-Boas has been confirmed as Chelsea's new manager.

The 33-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the West London club and will begin work immediately. Read more » [...]

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The couple behind the kiss amid a Canadian riot that stopped the globe have turned down multi-million dollar offers to cash in on their newfound celebrity status.

Australian Scott Jones made worldwide headlines when he was photographed embracing and kissing his girlfriend, Alexandra Thomas, amid the chaos of last week's ice hockey final riots in Vancouver. Read more » [...]

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Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy has issued a statement insisting midfielder Luka Modric is not for sale "at any price" and expressed his anger with Chelsea for going public with their £22 million bid for the player.

Chelsea promptly responded, claiming that it was "nonsense" to say they had gone public when there had been no official comment from the club. Read more » [...]

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Recently engaged couple Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries have decided to sign a prenuptial agreement before they tie the knot.

Reality TV star Kardashian and basketballer Humphries are reportedly penning a deal to have all the financial details of their relationship in place before they start planning their wedding. Read more » [...]

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Manchester United and England football star Wayne Rooney announced on Twitter on Saturday that he had a hair transplant at a clinic in London.

"Just to confirm to all my followers I have had a hair transplant. I was going bald at 25 why not," he said on Twitter shortly before England's game against Switzerland at Wembley on Saturday. Read more » [...]

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Just when you think you've seen it all on eBay - along comes another crazy auction...

The penalty spot at Ewood Park from which Wayne Rooney scored the goal that secured Manchester United their 19th Premier League championship title is up for auction on eBay.

Blackburn Rovers fan Eddie Maxwell came up with the money-spinning idea shortly after the game and asked the club if he could dig up the small patch of turf. Read more » [...]

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The winner of this year’s UEFA Champions League final, Barcelona, will enjoy a record windfall of around €126 million, according to a new study commissioned by the competition's sponsor MasterCard.

A combination of official prize money, an increase in squad value, enhanced television and media rights and greater brand equity are behind the record sum. Read more » [...]

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The Kardashians are pretty well-known for being over the top - and here's yet another example of that.

On Wednesday, news emerged that Kim Kardashian and basketballer Kris Humphries are engaged. Well, Humphries sure must've liked what he saw in Kardashian, because it has been revealed that he put a $2 million ring on it. Read more » [...]

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Before multi-million dollar endorsements. Before Tiger Woods-scale scandals. Golf was just a game between man and nature, played with sticks and a ball.

There is indeed something majestic and romantic about the sport, and countless golfing legends, renowned architects and the wealthiest developers have endeavored around the world to create magnificent golf courses to humble all that have come before. But which are the top places you may want to visit before you [...]

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Apple has ousted Google from its number one position as the world's most valuable brand, ending the Internet search giant’s four-year reign in the top spot, according to a new study by global brands agency Millward Brown.

The brand is now worth $153 billion, almost half Apple's market capitalisation, according to the annual BrandZ study of the world's top 100 brands. Read more » [...]

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