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Sports News on July 3, 2011

'Frustrated' Hamilton may look for better Formula One options
Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton, frustrated at driving an uncompetitive car for a third consecutive season, could be competing in his last British Grand Prix for McLaren next weekend. ANI

Ex-England cricketer Trevor Bailey leaves 58,000 pounds in will
Former England cricketer Trevor Bailey, who died in a kitchen fire as he was preparing breakfast at his Essex home, has left 58,000 pounds in his will. ANI

Oz animal rights campaigners slam Lara Bingle for her 'love for fur'
Australian captain Michael 'Pup' Clarke's ex-fiancee Lara Bingle has ended up in trouble due to her fascination for fur, as animal rights campaigners came out slamming her for her fur coat collection. ANI

England facing scheduling misery over playing 99 Tests till 2020
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) faces more scheduling misery after the International Cricket Council (ICC) revealed their Future Tours Programme (FTP) for the next eight years. ANI

Hodge signs for home team Melbourne Renegades
Australian batsman Brad Hodge has been signed by the Melbourne Renegades to play in the Big Bash Twenty20 league. ANI

India fined for maintaining slow over-rate in second Test
The India team has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second Test against the West Indies at Barbados. ANI

Murray lacks mental strength to win Grand Slam: Becker
Former Tennis star Boris Becker has said that British No. 1 Andy Murray lacks mental strength to win a Grand Slam title. ANI

Era of Wimbledon domination by Williams sisters over: Navratilova
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has said that the era of Wimbledon domination by the Williams sisters is over. ANI

Ronaldo plans to stay at Real Madrid to win Champions League
Cristiano Ronaldo, who wishes to return to England and the Premier League, is not leaving Spain yet as he is determined to achieve his current sporting goal to win the Champions League with Real Madrid. ANI

Adebayor ready to wait all summer to move to Real Madrid
Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor is ready to wait all summer if necessary for Real Madrid to take him back. ANI

'Growing older' Liz Hurley 'cares less what people think of her'
Australian former cricketer Shane Warne's new love Elizabeth Hurley has revealed that she is open to welcome 'new things' and does not much brood over what other people might think of her. ANI

Haye blames toe injury for his defeat against Klitschko
British boxing champion David Haye has blamed his toe injury for defeat against Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in the heavyweight title unification clash in Hamburg, Germany. ANI

Laxman returns to top 10 in ICC's Test batsmen rankings
Indian batsman VVS Laxman has returned to the top 10 of the ICC player rankings for Test batsmen following two crucial innings in the drawn second Test against the West Indies at Barbados. ANI

Nadal fears he will never take Federer's place
Reigning Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal fears that he will never take Roger Federer's place as the most successful player in the history of men's tennis. ANI

Morgan asks teammates to learn from mistakes to beat Sri Lanka
England batsman Eoin Morgan has asked his team-mates to learn quickly from their mistakes if they want to beat Sri Lanka. ANI

WICB disappointed by Gayle's continued unprofessionalism
The West Indies Cricket Board is disappointed by the continued unprofessionalism being displayed by Chris Gayle in sorting out the controversy between the two. ANI

Ryan Giggs paying 1.5m pounds as price for philandering
Ryan Giggs, who cheated on his wife Stacey with his brother's missus and Big Brother babe Imogen Thomas, is facing a cheating bill of 1.5 million pounds. ANI

Cheryl Cole performs sexy lap dance for ex-hubby Ashley
Cheryl Cole and Ashley Cole have finally confirmed rumours their romance is alive again after the singer performed a sexy lap dance for the England footballer at her 28th birthday party. ANI

Fletcher to earn one million pound if India beats England
Duncan Fletcher, who was appointed India's coach in April, will receive close to one million pound in his first year if he leads his new team to a first Test series win in England for 25 years. ANI

PCB inserted clause to bar Pak Govt's interference ahead of ICC's decision: Sources
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had inserted a clause in its amended constitution, under which its chairman has to be elected instead of being nominated, even before the International Cricket Council (ICC) made it mandatory for the member boards to not have government interference in their affairs, sources have said. ANI

India's batting line up can grind any pace attack: Tremlett
England pacer Chris Tremlett is fully aware that it is not easy to bowl to India's star studded batting line up, as the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman are capable of crushing any pace attack in the world. ANI

Resilient West Indies batting denies India victory in 2nd Test
West Indies batters led by Darren Bravo put up a resilient batting show to deny India another victory in the second Test at Barbados, despite Ishant Sharma's incisive spell. ANI

Glastonbury fest boss Michael Eavis 'declined VIP treatment to Rooneys'
It has emerged that Wayne Rooney and wife Coleen were denied a VIP treatment at the Glastonbury Festival by none other than its founder Michael Eavis. ANI

Klitschko outboxes Haye to snatch WBA heavyweight title
After Andy Murray's debacle at Wimbledon, it was a double disappointment for English fans, as David Haye was soundly defeated by Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in the WBA heavyweight title bout in Hamburg, Germany. ANI

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