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Sports News on August 21, 2011

It's splitsville for Lara Bingle and Danny Cipriani
Danny Cipriani has reportedly parted ways from Lara Bingle after their recent love trip in Tahiti. ANI

'I can still fight back to win F1 world championship,' says Button
McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button believes that he can still defy the odds and win the world championship despite the big lead currently enjoyed by Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel. ANI

'Ambitious' Mickey Arthur wants to be 'involved in international cricket'
Former South Africa coach Mickey Arthur has expressed interest in coaching the Australian national team, but also emphasized that his priority was Western Australia. ANI

'It's time for Australian cricket to change and the new word is culture,' says Dean Jones
Former Australian batsman Dean Jones reckons that Cricket Australia (CA)'s new five-man selection panel has to take ownership of a 'new culture' before the national team can start the long climb back to the top. ANI

Morgan to captain England in ODI against Ireland
Eoin Morgan is set to captain England's one-day side against the country of his birth - Ireland. ANI

Spot-fixing: Pak youngsters following in tainted trio's footsteps
Teenage cricket lovers in Pakistan are following in the footsteps of the tainted trio- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir- who are currently serving a ban from all types of cricket for their involvement in last year's spot-fixing scandal. ANI

Posh, Claudine put head-to-head in 'Who'd you rather' war of the WAGs
WAGs Victoria Beckham and Claudine Keane are being pitted against each other in a hot body bikini battle by LA Galaxy's owners. ANI

Bhopal gas tragedy's shadow over London Olympics faces political backlash
Britain's senior MP Keith Vaz has expressed 'amazement' following the 2012 London Olympics organizers' decision to name controversial Dow Chemical Company, which is 'accused for India's Bhopal gas tragedy', as a sponsor. ANI

Villas-Boas speech inspired Chelsea's comeback win over West Brom
Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas inspired the club's comeback Premier League win over West Bromwich Albion, midfielder Florent Malouda has said. ANI

Adebayor set for free transfer from Manchester City to Tottenham
Togolese footballer Emmanuel Adebayor looks set for a free transfer to Tottenham Hotspur, just two years after Manchester City paid 25 million pounds for his services. ANI

'It is disrespectful to compare me to Maradona,' says Aguero
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero claims that it is embarrassing when people compare him with Argentine legend Diego Maradona. ANI

Aguero having trouble finding Argentine beef in Manchester
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, who is a huge fan of Argentine beef, has been unable to find a butcher who sells it in Manchester, England. guero has been tearing his hair out because English food has left him down in the mouth. ANI

Man U were gifted Premier League title last season, says Redknapp
Ahead of the Tottenham Hotspur-Manchester United Premier League clash, Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has said that Manchester United were lucky to win the title last season. ANI

enger rejects suggestions he could quit Arsenal
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has rejected suggestions by his close friend, former vice-chairman David Dein, that he could quit the club. ANI

Man U set to make final bid for Sneijder
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will make one last attempt this week to sign Inter Milan Wesley midfielder Sneijder. ANI

Jenson Button has changed a lot due to F1 success: Tamara Ecclestone
Tamara Ecclestone has revealed that although Jenson Button is a likeable guy, fame has got into his head and changed him enormously. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone's surname - a blessing or curse?
Tamara Ecclestone has revealed that her surname has been as much a curse as it has been a blessing for her. ANI

'Argus Report' won't derail Australia's tour of Sri Lanka: Clarke
Australian captain Michael Clarke has revealed that his players have made a pact not to discuss the 'Argus Report' during the ongoing tour of Sri Lanka. ANI

Malik thanks "great life partner" Sania for "brilliant support" during dark days
Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has said that his wife and Indian tennis player, Sania Mirza, helped him get through the difficult phase of his life when he was awaiting clearance by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Integrity Committee for selection in the national team. ANI

Imogen Thomas strips down to lingerie to reveal results of Bikram yoga regime
Imogen Thomas, who is the latest celebrity to embrace Bikram yoga, is so thrilled with the results that she has taken photographs of her toned tummy in lingerie with her mobile and posted them on her Twitter page. ANI

Bell says batting coach Gooch behind England's run-scoring glut
England batsman Ian Bell credits batting coach Graham Gooch for the team's glut of run-scoring in the past one year. ANI

'I always believed I had some unfinished business at number three' says Bell
England batsman Ian Bell believes that he has never been in better form after completing his first-ever Test double-century in ongoing The Oval Test against India. ANI

Team India 'disappointed' with dismal performance in England Test series: Simmons
Indian cricket team's bowling coach Eric Simmons has said the team was disappointed with its performance in the ongoing Test series against England. ANI

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