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Sports News on July 19, 2011

Aguero should replace Tevez, says Man City's Hart
Joe Hart has urged Manchester City to replace Carlos Tevez with Sergio Aguero. ANI

Fergie challenges Man U to knock Barca off perch
Coach Alex Ferguson has challenged Manchester United to knock Barcelona off their perch. ANI

Villas-Boas vows to lead Chelsea to Champions League
Coach Andre Villas-Boas has vowed to lead Chelsea to the Champions League in 2011-12. ANI

Man City can win Premier League, Championship League without Tevez: Vieira
Manchester City's Football Development Executive Patrick Vieira has insisted that the club can win the Premier League title and the Champions League title in Europe with or without current skipper Carlos Tevez. ANI

Man City ask Corinthians to show money to buy Tevez
Manchester City have asked the Brazilian club Corinthians to show the money if they really want to buy key striker Carlos Tevez. ANI

Crouch urges Tottenham not to lose Modric
Striker Peter Crouch has told the Tottenham Spurs to make an all out effort not to lose Croatian star Luka Modric if they want to be Premier League title contenders this season. ANI

Blackburn Rovers not in mood for India trip
Players of the Indian-owned UK Premier League club Blackburn Rovers have said that they are not keen to go to Mumbai after 18 people were killed in terror attacks last week. ANI

Vettori to play for Brisbane Heat in Oz Big Bash
Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori will play for the Brisbane Heat in Australian cricket's inaugural Twenty20 Big Bash League. ANI

Sting catches former England captain teaching ' Asian businessmen how to break (FA) rules
Former England Football captain Bryan Robson has been caught on camera telling ' Asian businessmen how to break Football Association (FA) rules. ANI

PCB recovers Afridi's Rs.4.5 million fine from his salary
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has deducted a fine of 4.5 million rupees on Shahid Afridi from the dues that were to be paid to the former captain for the World Cup and tour to West Indies, PCB Chief Operating Officer Subhan Ahmed said. ANI

ICC considering Timeless Test for world championship
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering scrapping time limits for the final of the inaugural world Test championship in 2013, returning cricket to the 1930s in the search for a definitive champion of the sport's longest format. ANI

Gooch expects Strauss to lead from the front against India
England batting coach Graham Gooch expects Andrew Strauss to lead from the front in the Test series against India that begins from Thursday. ANI

Clarke credits fiancé's 'never-ending support' for Open Championship success
British Open champion Darren Clarke has said his fiancé helped him find his form in the game after losing his wife to breast cancer in 2006. ANI

Clarke credits fiance's 'never-ending support' for Open Championship success
British Open champion Darren Clarke has said his fiance helped him find his form in the game after losing his wife to breast cancer in 2006. ANI

Pak's 'pool of young players' keeps Twenty20 future bright, says Intikhab Alam
Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam is optimistic about the national team's future in Twenty20 cricket, as he feels there is a flood of talent in the country. ANI

Ryan Giggs' ex Imogen Thomas gets her hands full with 'hunks in trunks'
Ryan Giggs' ex-lover Imogen Thomas enjoyed what she does best, as she suggestively stroked the chests and bums of a whole squad of half-n*ked men while judging a hunks in trunks contest for 'This Morning'. ANI

Harper Seven Beckham sends sales of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' soaring
David and Victoria Beckham have fuelled a sales surge in the book 'To Kill A Mockingbird', after revealing that they chose to name their daughter after its author Harper Lee. ANI

Ferguson admits Man U feeling pressure from Man City
Sir Alex Ferguson has conceded that Manchester City have become a "thorn in our flesh" and that Manchester United now view their neighbours as a genuine threat for honours. ANI

ESPN STAR Sports launch India's first 'high definition' sports channels
ESPN STAR Sports, Asia's biggest sports content provider, today announced the launch of ESPN HD and STAR Cricket HD, India's first 'high definition' sports channels. ANI

Cheryl Cole spent œ3M on LA love nest hoping ex Ashley would 'stay with her'
Cheryl Cole is too heartbroken to use her new love nest in Los Angeles after spending 3million pounds. ANI

British Open champion Clarke enjoys all-night bender
British Open champion Darren Clarke, 42, enjoyed an all night bender on Sunday after landing the Claret Jug trophy and only decided to surface before the media on Monday. ANI

Rafael Nadal takes to the beach with his girlfriend after Wimbledon defeat
Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal has already forgotten his Wimbledon defeat, as he was seen having a great time with his stunning girlfriend on a beach in Mallorca. ANI

British Open champion Clarke almost quit golf four months ago
British Open champion Darren Clarke almost quit golf just four months ago when he bombed out in Morocco. ANI

'Enforcer' Broad should concentrate on 'accuracy': Flower
England team Director Andy Flower has told fast bowler Stuart Broad to forget playing the role of an 'enforcer' and concentrate on improving his accuracy. ANI

Smith ruled out of Champions League
South Africa cricket officials have forced Test captain Graeme Smith to withdraw from the Champions League Twenty20 tournament to allow him to fully recover from knee surgery in time for the international season. ANI

'It is just a matter of when' Tendulkar gets 100th international ton: Zaheer
Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan has said that it would be a privilege to see Sachin Tendulkar get his 100th international ton during the England tour, added that he was confident that Tendulkar would get it. ANI

Tendulkar ready to celebrate most wonderful time of his career
Indian batting star Sachin Tendulkar will try to get his 100th international ton this week, when he takes on England in the Lords Test from Thursday. ANI

Salman Butt to miss corruption-linked hearing in London
Disgraced Pakistan cricketer Salman Butt has said he will not appear before a London court today for a preliminary hearing into a criminal case registered against him by the Crown Prosecution Services (CPS) for corruption and cheating. ANI

Watson to play for Sydney Sixers in Oz Big Bash League
Sydney Sixers, a franchise in Australia's newly-announced the Big Bash Twenty20 League, has confirmed signing of all-rounder Shane Watson. ANI

Ashley Cole begged busty US lingerie model to 'send him n*ked pic'!
Ashley Cole has once again hurt his former wife Cheryl with his philandering ways. ANI

Dhoni's World Cup winning bat auctioned for Rs 72 lakhs in London
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 2011 World Cup winning bat was auctioned of on Monday for Rs. 72 lakh at London's Hilton Hotel. ANI

Rachel Uchitel plans to sue attorney who brokered hush money return to Woods
Rachel Uchitel, who came to the limelight for her fling with Tiger Woods, is reportedly planning to sue the attorney, who brokered a deal where she had to return most of her settlement money she received from the golf ace. ANI

Split with girlfriend was behind McIlroy's poor UK Championship play
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy has split from his girlfriend Holly Sweeney, and looked a shadow of the player that he is during the British Open Championship. ANI

PCB chief to meet ICC officials at Lord's
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt is expected to meet top International Cricket Council (ICC) and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) officials on the sidelines of the India-England Test match at Lord's, which starts on Thursday. ANI

Now, 10-year-old boy 'racially abused' during junior football match in Australia
Racial vilification has rocked Australian football again with another case surfacing, where a junior footballer is set to face a tribunal over accusations that he racially abused a boy during a football match. ANI

Fans set record of 7,196 tweets every second during FIFA women's WC final
A new Twitter record for the highest number of tweets posted per second was set during the last moments of the Women's FIFA World Cup final in Frankfurt. ANI

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