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Sports News on April 13, 2011

Tiger Woods' ex-mistress Rachel Uchitel steams up Miami with new beau
Tiger Woods' mistress Rachel Uchitel put on a steamy show with her new boyfriend as they embraced and locked lips in the Miami Beach sea. ANI

Kirsten's successor will have a tough act to follow: Pybus
India's retiring coach Gary Kirsten's empathy, kindness and inspiration have left an indelible mark on the Indian cricket team, and his successor will have a tough act to follow, former Pakistan coach and fellow South African Richard Pybus has said. ANI

Tiger Woods believes swing change restores 'fun' in his game
Ace golfer Tiger Woods believes his reworked swing has restored some of the fun and excitement to his game, and is a big reason why he played so well at the 2011 Masters Golf Tournament, where he was tied at fourth place. ANI

'I told Joe before game about scoring against him,' says Carroll
Liverpool's new signing Andy Carroll has said he warned close pal Joe Hart he was going to break his scoring drought against Manchester City. ANI

F1 champ Vettel raises fear over tyre safety
Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel has raised fears over tyre safety after being hit in the visor by a rubber bullet during practice in Malaysia. ANI

Transfer fears for injured Man City ace Carlos Tevez
Doubts are being raised over Carol Tevez Manchester City future, as the ace striker has been ruled out of the FA Cup semi final on Saturday. ANI

Strauss should stay as England's ODI captain: Broad
Andrew Strauss should stay as skipper of the England one-day squad despite the team's World Cup quarterfinal exit and 6-1 drubbing at the hands of Australia, said pacer Stuart Broad. ANI

Ancelotti concedes his Chelsea future doubtful after playing 'out of form' Torres
Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has conceded that his future at the club is beyond his control after admitting that he may have made a mistake by selecting Fernando Torres ahead of Didier Drogba during their Champions League exit at Old Trafford. ANI

Kochi Tuskers confident of beating Pune Warriors despite defeat in first IPL game
Ahead of their match against Pune Warriors, Kochi Tuskers Kerala captain Mahela Jayawardene has said that his players have gelled well together as a team to play a consistent game in their forthcoming matches. ANI

No changes likely in Pune Warriors team for Kochi Tuskers IPL match
After the success against Kings XI Punjab, the debutant team Pune Warriors is likely to keep the winning combination intact in the match against Kochi Tuskers of Kerala to be played at Pune. ANI

Disappointed Vettori vows to make comeback in IPL
Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Daniel Vettori has said that he is very disappointed with the loss to Mumbai Indians in front of the home crowd. ANI

Fan club felicitates Sachin with 4kg silver-gold trophy
A cricket fan club has felicitated batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar with a replica of the World Cup trophy and bat in Bangalore. ANI

Watson as good as Flintoff, Kallis
Australia all-rounder Shane Watson can be compared to England's Andrew Flintoff and South Africa's Jacques Kallis in terms of his statiscal achievements in recent times. ANI

Fergie praises Giggs for shattering Chelsea's Champions League dreams
Coach Alex Ferguson has paid tribute to veteran mid-fielder Ryan Giggs for helping Manchester United shatter Chelsea's Champions League dream on Tuesday night. ANI

Watson could do a Tendulkar soon, warns Hussey
Middle order Australian batsman Mike Hussey believes opener Shane Watson may soon overtake Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar's top one-day international score of 200, after blasting the Australian record for a one-day international innings with an unbeaten 185 in the second one-day international against Bangladesh. ANI

Aussies won't ease up against Bangladesh: Ferguson
Australian batsman Callum Ferguson has warned that his side won't ease up on Bangladesh as they seek a clean sweep of their one-day international cricket series on Wednesday night. ANI

Beckham keeping playing options open
Former England football captain David Beckham has said that he is keeping his options open about returning to the MLS for another season after his five-year contract expires with the Los Angeles Galaxy at the end of the season. ANI

Federer routs Kohlschreiber in Monte Carlo Masters
Sixteen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has started his clay-court season with a bang, dispatching German Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-2, 6-1 in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters. ANI

Cantebury batsman Nicol named New Zealand's 2010-11 season MVP
Canterbury batsman Rob Nicol has been named the overall Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2010/11 domestic cricket season. ANI

Miandad says no use sending five coaches with Pak team
Former Pakistan batting great Javed Miandad has said that there is no use of sending five coaches at a time with the cricket team. ANI

Miandad turns down Pak team coaching offer
Former Pakistan cricket captain Javed Miandad has turned down an offer to become the national cricket team's batting coach. ANI

Sri Lanka orders its IPL cricketers to return home
Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Mahinadananda Althugamage has ordered all of its cricketers playing in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) to return home for training ahead of next month's tour of England. ANI

South Africa to stage world's richest golf event in 2012
South Africa will stage the world's richest golf tournament when it launches the 10 million dollar Tournament of Hope as a part of the four-year new World Golf Championship (WGC) in 2012. ANI

Bangladesh coach Siddons to leave in June
Bangladesh cricket team coach Jamie Siddons will quit his post in June. ANI

Pak keen for hockey series with India: PHF official
Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary general Mohammad Asif Bajwa has said the schedule of a Pakistan-India hockey series could be finalised soon. ANI

Pak capable of beating Windies in their backyard: Intikhab Alam
Pakistan cricket team manager Intikahab Alam has said that if the team plays to its full potential, it can beat the West Indies in their own backyard. ANI

PCB says UAE clearance for banned Asif too late
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that the United Arab Emirates decision to permit banned pacer Mohammad Asif to enter the country has come very later and counts for little given his seven-year international ban. ANI

Broad signs fresh deal with Notts
England fast bowler Stuart Broad has signed a new three-year contract with his English county side Nottinghamshire. ANI

West Ham dump flop Proteas star McCarthy
Premier League club West Ham have dumped 6.75 million pound flop South African football player Benni McCarthy. ANI

Spurs will not be broken up: Redknapp
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has said he will not allow the club to disintegrate even if they fail to qualify for the Champions League. ANI

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