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Sports News on January 4, 2011

Ponting shouldn't be in Oz dressing room: Ian Chappell
Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said injured skipper Ricky Ponting should not have been in Australia's dressing room during the first day's play against England at the SCG. ANI

Ex-England skipper Atherton believes Oz opener Hughes has turned the corner
Former England cricket captain and now cricket correspondent for The Times Michael Atherton believes that stand-by Australian opener Phillip Hughes has turned the corner with his knock of 30-odd runs in the first innings against England in the fifth and final Ashes Test being played at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). ANI

Arsenal great Bergkamp named Ajax youth team boss
Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp has officially been named Ajax youth team manager after the previous incumbent Frank de Boer was promoted to the senior team hot seat. ANI

England's Ashes success due to millions put back into game: Ex-cricketer
Former England opener and now commentator David Lloyd has said England's Ashes success is due to the millions that have been put back into the game from a television deal. ANI

Brett Favre sued for sexual harassment by ex-Jets' massage therapists
NFL player Brett Favre has been sued for sexual harassment by two former Jets' massage therapists in the wake of a s*x scandal that had cost him 50,000 dollars in fine. ANI

Oz selectors face hard choice to retain Ponting at No 3: Waugh
Former Test captain Steve Waugh feels selectors face a hard choice on whether to retain Ricky Ponting as Australia's No.3 batsman when he returns from injury. ANI

Ancelotti to get money required to keep Chelsea in title race
Chelsea's owner Roman Abramovich is ready to provide the cash coach Carlo Ancelotti needs to keep the club in the title race, but not before he receives a full half-term report from his manager. ANI

Spot-fixing case: Suspended Pak trio head to Doha for hearing
The tainted Pakistani trio, who are currently under suspension by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for their alleged involvement in spot-fixing, left for Qatar on Tuesday to appear before the anti-corruption tribunal on January 6 in Doha. ANI

Opener Hughes now a fill-in player for Australia
Australian and New South Wales opener Phil Hughes is in danger of being left behind as a Test player. ANI

Beckham too slow for Newcastle coach Pardew
Newcastle FC coach Alan Pardew does not want former England international David Beckham, claiming the England superstar is too slow. ANI

Khawaja looks like a Test cricketer: Border
Australia debutant Usman Khawaja 'looks like a Test cricketer' according to former captain Allan Border. ANI

Anil Kumble pulls out of IPL auction
Former India captain Anil Kumble has withdrawn from this weekend's Indian Premier League (IPL) IV auction to be held in Bangalore, citing business commitments. ANI

Mourinho eyes Man City striker Manu on loan
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is eyeing Manchester City's striker Emmanuel Adebayor on loan. ANI

Beckham left to wait for his dream loan move to Tottenham
Ace midfielder David Beckham will have to wait for his dream move to Tottenham on loan as his American bosses are busy buying an NFL team. ANI

Clancy worried Crouch's cheating would harm their unborn child
Lingerie model Abbey Clancy has revealed that she is worried the stress brought on by fiance Peter Crouch cheating on her might harm their unborn child. ANI

Spot-fixing case: Afridi will "stick" to his earlier statements at Doha hearing
Pakistan's limited overs captain Shahid Afridi has made it clear that he will stick to his earlier statements recorded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the spot-fixing case, when he appears before the anti-corruption tribunal on January 6 in Doha, Qatar. ANI

Blackburn's Indian owners say they bid for Ronaldinho
Blackburn's Indian owners have claimed that they had made a 6.2 million pound bid for Ronaldinho. ANI

England has nose ahead of Australia in Sydney Test
Chasing Australia's 280 on day two of the final Ashes Test being played at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here, England were strongly placed at 167 runs for the loss of three wickets on Tuesday. ANI

Becks' 8-yr-old son features on Britain's best-dressed men list
Romeo Beckham, who is just eight-years-old, has made it to the list of Britain's best-dressed men for the first time. ANI

Ronaldo facing battle with his baby's Brit mother over access rights
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is allegedly facing pressure from the woman who had his baby to give her access to the child. ANI

Don't expect Tevez or Fabregas to stay at Man City or Arsenal: Ex-England star
While Manchester United remain favourites for the 2010-11 Premier League title, both Manchester City and Arsenal are serious contenders because of the incredible number of surprise results involving the teams at the top, claims former England international Ian Wright. ANI

Man U as Premier League leaders is a surprise: Skipper Vidic
With Manchester United having drawn seven of their nine away games, skipper Nemanja Vidic says he cannot believe that the club is the Premier League leader inspite of playing so badly. ANI

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