Home » Sports News » 2011 » August » August 7

Sports News on August 7, 2011

Asia Road Racing Championship 2011 concludes in Chennai
The four-day Asia Road Racing Championship 2011, which is one of the most prestigious two-wheeler racing events, concluded in Chennai today. ANI

England possesses 'a genuine reservoir of fast bowlers': Ex-cricketer
England may not boast the best bowling attack of recent times, but they possess the greatest strength in depth for decades, former cricketer Vic Marks has said. ANI

Nancy Dell'Olio and Sir Trevor Nunn's romance on the rocks?
Nancy Dell'Olio and Sir Trevor Nunn's romance is over, according to reports. ANI

Sean Avery calls cops 'fat little pigs' then asks them for favour
Canadian hockey player Sean Avery, who was arrested for shoving a police officer who came to his house, is said to have called them "fat little pigs" and then later asked them for a favour. ANI

'I can be an all-rounder for England in Test cricket,' says Tim Bresnan
England's Tim Bresnan insists that he can be an all-rounder for the team following his heroics in the Trent Bridge Test against India, where he came mighty close to the rare double of scoring a century and taking a five wicket haul in the same Test. ANI

'The Undertaker' set to return for WWE Vengeance
American wrestling legend 'The Undertaker' is scheduled to make his WWE return at October's Vengeance. ANI

Why sex sells when it comes to female sports
The debut of the Lingerie Basketball League, an offshoot of the wildly popular Lingerie Football League, is proof that sex sells when it comes to female sports, experts have said. ANI

'You have to be barking mad to take England manager job,' says Redknapp
Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp, who is widely tipped to be the next England manager, has admitted that it would be very hard to turn down the job, but also claims that he would be 'mad' to accept it. ANI

Meet the mind reader who stunned Becks with accurate match predictions
A mind reader left David Beckham stunned when his prediction about a match turned out to be exactly the same in reality. ANI

Andy Roddick's wife Brooklyn Decker didn't know how to act before first movie
Brooklyn Decker, wife of tennis ace Andy Roddick, has revealed that she didn't know how to act when she got the offer to star alongside Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston in 'Just Go With It'. ANI

Chelsea agree Romelu Lukaku deal
Chelsea has won the race for 20 million-rated Belgian footballer Romelu Lukaku. ANI

Fabregas willing to give up four million in bonuses for Barcelona move
Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas is so desperate to leave the club for Barcelona that he has offered to give up over four million worth of bonuses. ANI

Injured Zaheer Khan ruled out of remaining England tour
Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan has been ruled out of the remaining England tour due to his hamstring and ankle injuries, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said today. ANI

Possibility of ICC Task Team visiting Pak 'nearly over': PCB chief
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt has ruled out the possibility of the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s Pakistan Task Team (PTT) visiting Pakistan. ANI

Shoaib Malik may join Pak team for Zimbabwe tour
Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik will reportedly return to the national team for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, if the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)'s integrity committee gives a green signal on August 15. ANI

Man U owners likely to sell 15 to 25 percent shares to meet 500mln pound debt
Manchester United's owners, the Glazer family, are reportedly considering selling 15 to 25 percent of their shares in the club to raise over 400 million pounds. ANI

Gerrard backs Suarez to outshine Tevez as Premier League's South American star
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has backed team-mate Luis Suarez to become the top South American player in the Premier League, and prove that he is a better striker than Carlos Tevez. ANI

PHF snubs Rehan Butt, Salman Akbar over 'alcohol-related incident'
The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has snubbed forward Rehan Butt and goalkeeper Salman Akbar from the Asian Champions Trophy squad after they were reportedly found violating the code of conduct in an 'alcohol-related incident'. ANI

Full credit to Sri Lanka for winning opening Twenty20, says White
Australian Twenty20 captain Cameron White has praised the performance of the Sri Lankan team and gave them full credit for winning Saturday's first Twenty20 match of the two-match series. ANI

Tiger Woods' ex-mistress Jamie Jungers busted for DUI
Tiger Woods' fourth mistress Jamie Jungers has reportedly been arrested in Las Vegas after she got involved in a car accident while driving under the influence (DUI). ANI

Warne's diet shakes for weight loss temporary quick fix, nutritionists warn
Experts have warned that the diet shake program Shane Warne is on is just a quick fix and that he will regain his original weight once he stops it. ANI

'Turbans, headscarves' to be part of official staff uniforms for London Olympics
London 2012 Olympic organizers are planning to introduce turbans and headscarves as part of their official staff uniforms. ANI

Outrage over 'Blood of Bhopal' Dow's sponsorship for London Olympics
London Olympics organizers' decision to name controversial Dow Chemical Company 'with the blood of Bhopal on its hands' as a sponsor of the 2012 stadium in London, has sparked outrage amongst campaigners fighting for justice for Bhopal gas tragedy victims. ANI

Fans heckle Praveen, Virat over India's poor performance (Amended)
Indian bowler Praveen Kumar was involved in an ugly spat with a spectator after Team India lost to second division county team Northamptonshire on the basis of first innings lead. ANI

Comment on this story