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Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is doubtful for the first of India's two home Tests against Australia, starting on Friday.The leading active Test wicket-taker has an ankle injury and may not be available for the match in Mohali.Harbhajan, 30, has dismis

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Wasps and England scrum-half Joe Simpson insists he was happy with his return to action from injury.The 22-year-old has had two major injuries in the past year and last week made his first start of the season in Wasps' 22-20 defeat at Gloucester.Sim

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Andy Carroll may be on the verge of a full England call-up after he was left out of the under-21 squad to play in a key European Championship play-off.With Wayne Rooney, Jermain Defoe and Bobby Zamora injured, 21-year-old Newcastle forward Carroll c

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West Ham stars Carlton Cole, Mark Noble and Scott Parker were at Downing Street on Thursday to present the club's joint bid to run the 2012 Olympic Stadium.The Hammers and Newham Council formally delivered their bid to the Olympic Park Legacy Compan

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