Home » Sports News » 2010 » November » November 25

Sports News on November 25, 2010

Kochi franchise informs IPL GC about inability to resolve ownership dispute
The beleagured Kochi IPL franchise has reportedly written to the Governing Council of the Indian Premier League, expressing its inability to resolve the ownership issue. ANI

Ponting determined to set the tone for Oz Ashes campaign: Roebuck
Noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck is backing Australian skipper Ricky Ponting to establish his authority at the Gabba to "set the tone" for his team's campaign of regaining the Ashes from England. ANI

Warne's chat show gets mixed response
Telecast of the Spin King Shane Warne's new chat show received accolades from critics but a lukewarm response from Twitter-users. ANI

Becks arrives Down Under sans Posh
David Beckham arrived in Sydney with his LA Galaxy teammates - but to the disappointment of celebrity watchers, Posh was nowhere to be seen. ANI

Pak cricketer fined for using cell phone in dressing room during domestic match
A domestic-level Pakistan cricketer was fined for using his mobile phone in the team's dressing room during the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match between Karachi Blues and WAPDA at the National Stadium on Wednesday. ANI

Misbah has proved his critics wrong by performing "very well" as Pak captain: Intikhab
Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has proved his critics wrong by performing "very well" and leading from the front in the recent series against South Africa played in the UAE, national team manager and former coach Intikhab Alam has said. ANI

Ronaldo, Zidane to play for Pakistan, Haiti disaster relief in annual UN charity match
World champion footballers and United Nations Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinidine Zidane have announced that the 8th Annual Match Against Poverty will raise funds for the nearly 25 million people affected by the Haiti earthquake and Pakistan floods. ANI

Chappell tells coaches to follow Bradman's advice of pitching the ball up
Former Australian captain and now selector Greg Chappell has urged coaches around the country to follow the advice once dropped by cricketing legend Sir Donald Bradman - that of pitching the ball up, bringing bowled, lbw and slips catches into play when training their wards. ANI

Outrage over Hamilton's foul-mouthed rant on Twitter
British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton provoked an outrage on Twitter when he launched a foul-mouthed rant reportedly after being angry with users mocking his writing style on the social networking site. ANI

Tiger Woods 'seeing different girls' a year after scandal
It seems love-rat Tiger Woods is back to his old tricks a year after the infamous Thanksgiving weekend car wreck that ignited golfer's s*x scandals. ANI

Asian Games: India enters final of men's kabaddi
Five-time gold medallists India entered the final of men's kabaddi competitions in the ongoing Asian Games registering a comfortable win over Japan at the Nansha Gymnasium here on Thursday. ANI

Siddle's six-wicket haul decimates England on day one of Ashes opener
Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle picked a sensational six-wicket haul, including a hat-trick, on Thursday to bowl out England for 260 on day one of the opening Ashes Test at the Gabba in Brisbane. ANI

Red-carded soccer player jailed for driving car onto pitch at referee
A red-carded amateur footballer has been jailed for six months for driving his car onto the pitch and forcing the referee to dive out of the way. ANI

Brit-Indian carjack husband fears being implicated in wife's murder: Source
Brit-Indian businessman Shrien Dewani, whose 28-year-old wife was killed during their honeymoon trip in South Africa, reportedly fears that detectives struggling to find the killers may try to implicate him in the crime. ANI

Bond says big-hitting batsman hold key to Kiwis' chances at 2011 World Cup
New Zealand's batsmen must score big and deliver the knockout blows for the Black Caps to have a successful World Cup campaign in the Indian subcontinent next year, former fast bowler Shane Bond has said. ANI

Swann, Broad keen to join 2011 Indian Premier League
England off-spinner Graeme Swann and fast bowler Stuart Broad are reportedly keen to join the Indian Premier League next season, where they expect to rake in deals worth over 200,000 pounds each for five weeks' work. ANI

Barmy Army trumpeter returns to Gabba to blow his Ashes horn
Genteel Barmy Army trumpeter Billy Cooper will lead England's clarion call as an official Ashes entertainer. ANI

England Ashes cricket fan cycles 15,500 miles from Lord's to the Gabba for charity!
England cricket fan Oli Broom has completed a remarkable cycling journey for charity from Lord's to the Gabba in Brisbane in time for the first Ashes Test. ANI

Winners deserve the real Ashes urn: Ponting
Ricky Ponting has reopened the age-old debate about where the Ashes urn is held by declaring Australia should be rewarded with the real item if they defeat England this summer. ANI

South Africa retains second spot in ICC Test ranking despite draws against Pak
Second-ranked South Africa and sixth-placed Pakistan have moved in different directions in the ICC Test Championship table after their two-Test series ended with both games drawn. ANI

Brit-Indian carjack husband rejects accusations of role in wife's murder
Brit-Indian Shrien Dewani has rejected speculation that he was involved in the killing of his 28-year-old wife during their honeymoon trip in South Africa. ANI

Ronaldo's girlfriend Irina Shayk in nude photo row
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Irina Shayk is upset with Spanish GQ after nude photos of her were published in the magazine. ANI

Comment on this story