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Sports News on December 5, 2011

Becks brings joy to Melbourne's sick kids
David Beckham took time out from his Australian tour to visit sick kids at a children's hospital in Melbourne on Monday. ANI

Katie Price spotted holding hands with teenage Spurs' footballer
Katie Price was spotted leaving a club holding hands with a footballer who is 14 years younger to her. ANI

Thom Evans' mum wont let him propose girlfriend Kelly Brook
Kelly Brook's boyfriend Thom Evans has revealed that he is not proposing the actress for marriage any time soon. ANI

Posh's kids inspire her 'every day' while Becks is her 'rock'
Victoria Beckham has revealed that her children inspire her "every day", and that her husband is her "rock". ANI

Daniel Christian 'surprised' by sensational rise to Oz Test side
Australian all-rounder Daniel Christian has admitted that he was as stunned as anyone when named in the 12-man squad for the second Test against New Zealand in Hobart. ANI

Daniel Christian, a good all-round option: Hussey
Australian batsman Michael Hussey reckons that all-rounder Daniel Christian has the ability to be a match-winner in Test cricket. ANI

Liz Hurley's sex scenes to steam up Gossip Girl
Elizabeth Hurley will have steamy office sex scenes with co-actor Chace Crawford in the hit TV series 'Gossip Girl'. ANI

Sports Ministry writes to IOA on Dow Chemicals sponsoring London Olympics
The Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs wrote to the Indian Olympic Association on Monday regarding the controversy surrounding sponsorship of the London Olympics by Dow Chemicals, a firm that is being blamed for the December 3, 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy. ANI

Boucher's days in South African team are not numbered, says Andrew Hudson
South African cricket selection chief Andrew Hudson insists that wicketkeeper Mark Boucher's days in the team are not numbered. ANI

Robbie Savage booted off Strictly Come Dancing
Robbie Savage was devastated after he and his partner Ola Jordan were voted out of the show Strictly Come Dancing on the same night that he dedicated his performance to deceased friend Gary Speed. ANI

Cheated Rhodri Giggs leaves for Dubai to forget bro Ryan's affair with wife
Rhodri Giggs has fled UK to live in Dubai to erase the memory of his football star brother Ryan's fling with his wife. ANI

Aussies new 'monster' fast bowlers, an exciting development: Fleming
Former Australian fast bowler Damien Fleming believes that Australia has put the world on notice with its new squadron of "monster" fast bowlers. ANI

Victoria cricketers, fans thrilled over pacer Pattinson's debut five-wicket haul
Cricket fans and players in Victoria are excited and happy to see pacer James Pattinson coming up trumps in the just concluded Gabba Test in Brisbane, which Australia won by nine wickets. ANI

Australia call-up all-rounder Dan Christian for Hobart Test
South Australian all-rounder Dan Christian has called in to the Australian team for the second Test against New Zealand in Hobart starting on Friday, as the selectors and the medical staff feel that teen pace sensation Pat Cummins still requires some rest due to injury and injured Queensland quick Ben Cutting. ANI

Tindall to skip royal dinner embarrassment with Christmas day match
Shamed Mike Tindall is expected to leave the Royal family's Christmas get-together early to play for Gloucester. ANI

Hussey asks Hughes to play his natural game
Veteran batsman Mike Hussey has urged besieged opener Phillip Hughes to keep a clear head and back his natural game after being retained in Australia's Test squad. ANI

Woods wins California tourney, ends two-year winless run
American golfer Tiger Woods has ended his two-year winless run with victory at his own tournament in California. ANI

Westwood's sizzling form spurred McIlroy's to win Hong Kong title
Irish golfer Rory Mcilroy has revealed that Lee Westwood's sizzling Sun City form spurred him to glory in Hong Kong. ANI

Hamilton still 'speed king', says Button
Formula One 2009 champion Jenson Button has reportedly told 2008 champion Lewis Hamilton that in his eyes Hamilton is still the speed king. ANI

New boss O'Neill ready to rescue Sunderland
New Sutherland boss Martin O' Neill has said that it is a nice feeling to be involved in football again, and adds that he is looking forward to getting the Blacks Cats back to their winning ways. ANI

Capello turns up Roo heat on UEFA
England coach Fabio Capello has cranked up pressure on UEFA to reduce key striker Wayne Rooney's three-match ban at Euro 2012. ANI

Chelsea's Drogba says coach Villas-Boas is too tough to crack
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has described coach Andre Villas-Boas as a tough nut to crack, even as the club faces mounting Champions League pressure. ANI

Roebuck's family hires criminal lawyer to investigate his death
Deceased cricket writer Peter Roebuck's family has organised for a British criminal lawyer to visit South Africa to investigate his death, as they believe the iconic writer would not have committed suicide. ANI

Man U's Ferdinand expresses joy over meeting Man City in FA Cup third round
Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has said that he cannot wait to tackle Manchester City next month. ANI

Euro2012: England training camp is a dump, Dutch to train in superb Stadion Miejski
With the Euro 2012 just six months away, a degree of partiality has crept in, with England being asked to occupy a ramshackled Hutnik Krakow Stadium, while arch rivals, the Netherlands, have bagged the superb new 34,000-seat Stadion Miejski. ANI

Katich escapes fine, pleads guilty for commenting against Clarke
Former Test opener Simon Katich has been reprimanded by a Cricket Australia (CA) disciplinary hearing after pleading guilty to making detrimental public comment against skipper Michael Clarke. ANI

Nancy Dell'Olio doesn't diet or hit the gym but likes Botox
Nancy Dell'Olio has revealed that her wrinkle-free forehead is partly thanks to an occasional injection of Botox. ANI

England coach Flower says he might retire before 2015 World Cup
England cricket coach Andy Flower has expressed doubts about whether he will continue till the 2015 World Cup. ANI

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