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Sports News on July 12, 2011

Tevez flogging off luxury cars for charity
Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez is flogging off his fleet of luxury cars to raise cash for a charity in his native Argentina. ANI

Man U love rats jet off to US without WAGS
Manchester United's love rat pack set off on their US tour last night, leaving the wives behind. ANI

Afridi leaves English county tournament half- way to look after ailing father
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi, has returned home from England to look after his ailing father. ANI

'I struggled under pressure during Ashes' says Johnson
Australian speedster Mitchell Johnson has admitted that he succumbed to pressure during his side's failed Ashes campaign against England last year. ANI

First UK footie rulebook to be auctioned for 1.2 m pounds
The first football rulebook is set to fetch œ1.2million at auction this week - and it reveals a funny old game. ANI

Johnson will pass on T20 league to have a bash at India: Arthur
Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson may just opt to skip Cricket Australia's Twenty20 revolution, with West Australia coach Mickey Arthur not confident that he will sign up for next summer's Big Bash League. ANI

Swann, Anderson key bowlers for England: Dravid
India batsman Rahul Dravid has picked Graeme Swann and James Anderson as the key bowlers for England in the eagerly-awaited Test series beginning at Lord's next week. ANI

Now, Wladimir's brother Vitali wants to knock out David Haye
World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko wants to go a step further than his brother Wladimir and knock out British boxing star David Haye if they meet in the boxing ring. ANI

Harper Seven named after Beckham boys' fave character in Disney show
The name, Harper Seven, given by the Beckhams to their daughter, is reportedly after a Disney character, called Harper Finkle. ANI

Quaint 'Harper Seven Beckham' name kicks off Twitter frenzy
David and Victoria Beckham's new baby girl, Harper Seven, has already become a trending topic on twitter based on her name alone. ANI

What really inspired Beckhams to name their baby girl Harper Seven?
David and Victoria Beckham's new baby girl, Harper Seven, has already become a trending topic on Twitter, with fans and industry insiders flooding the social networking site with their best guesses on what could be the inspiration behind her name. ANI

Sex scandal stress turning Ryan Giggs gaunt and grey
Embattled Manchester United star Ryan Giggs, who has been keeping a very low profile since he was exposed as a sex cheat, is apparently going through a lot emotionally, which is now beginning to show up on his appearance. ANI

Brazil's Corinthians bid shocking 36 million pounds for Tevez
Brazilian club Corinthians has joined the race to sign Carlos Tevez, making a 36 million pound shock bid for the ace Argentine striker. ANI

Posh, Becks call a halt to more kids
Victoria Beckham, who added a beautiful baby girl to her brood of three great boys on Sunday, is said to have told her superstar soccer player husband, David, that their family is now complete, and that they should call a halt to more kids. ANI

PCB critic Sarfraz praises Butt for organising training camp for emerging Pak players
Former Pakistan pace bowler Sarfraz Nawaz, who has otherwise been a staunch critic of the current Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) regime under Ijaz Butt, has praised him for organising a training camp at the Lahore National Cricket Academy (NCA) for emerging players. ANI

Ashley Cole's mum giving cooking lessons to ex daughter-in-law Cheryl!
Looks like Ashley Cole's mum is leaving no stone unturned to make sure that everything goes fine between her footballer son and former daughter-in-law Cheryl after their reunion. ANI

Chelsea tables new 27 million pound bid for Modric
Chelsea has increased their bid for Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric to 27 million pounds. ANI

Arsenal needs to buy big to be in top four
Robin Van Persie has said that Arsenal needs to spend big to stay in the top four. ANI

Maradona, girlfriend escape unhurt as car crashes into bus
Football legend Diego Maradona and his girlfriend escaped unhurt after their car crashed into a bus in Argentinean capital Buenos Aires. ANI

Becks' web site hacked, homepage replaced with funny dog snap
David Beckham's official web site has been hacked and his homepage has been replaced with a dog's photograph along with the tag 'FAIL'. ANI

Sneijder set to make record £35m move from Inter to Man U
Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder has indicated that he is ready to sign for Manchester United and leave Inter Milan in a club record 35 million pound deal. ANI

Nasri will not be sold at any price: Wenger
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has insisted that midfielder Samir Nasri will not be sold at any price. ANI

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