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Sports News on June 13, 2011

Golf driver, not nervousness behind 'yips' problem, claims biomechanics expert
An expert in biomechanics has claimed that repeated use of the driver causes an involuntary twitch in the arm, referred to as the 'yips' problem among golfers. ANI

Man U confident of signing Blackburn Rovers defender Jones
Manchester United is confident that they will sign Blackburn Rovers defender Phil Jones, despite a late bid to hijack the move by Liverpool. ANI

Birmingham City chairman hits out at McLeish for walking away
Birmingham City's acting chairman, Peter Pannu, has criticized Alex McLeish for walking away from the club. ANI

'Fuming' Beckham wants LA Galaxy to be a 'smarter' MLS team
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham was left fuming after his team was held 2-2 at home by Toronto FC in their Major League Soccer (MLS) clash. ANI

Man U captain Vidic rules out transfer move to Juventus
Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic has no intention of leaving the club this year, his agent Silvano Martina has said. ANI

Now, buy 'McDonald's, Coke and junk food' to win London Olympic tickets
Sports fans who might have failed to manage tickets for the 2012 London Olympics could still get an opportunity to grab hold of some by buying junk food. ANI

Man U owners eyeing 1.7 billion pound Hong Kong flotation
Manchester United owners, the Glazer family, are reportedly considering returning the company to the stock market in a 1.7 billion pound flotation that would see it listed in Hong Kong rather than London. ANI

'Rock star' Rooney belts out Beatles in Barbados piano bar!
England strikers Wayne Rooney and Andy Carroll were reported to have spent their holiday in a Barbados piano bar, singing and humming songs of the Beatles. ANI

'Miserable' Tiger Woods spotted in 'medical boot' following 'mild' sprain
A new photo has suggested that World No.1 golfer Tiger Wood's 'mild' left knee sprain and a 'mild' left Achilles tendon sprain could be far worse than anticipated after he was spotted walking with the aid of a medical walking boot. ANI

Arsenal will do everything to keep Nasri: Wenger
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has warned Samir Nasri that he is not the finished yet and he needs to stay at the club to become the complete player. ANI

McClaren poised to take over as new Nottingham Forest manager
Former England boss Steve McClaren is poised to be unveiled as the new Nottingham Forest manager. ANI

How Joe Cole's marriage almost ended after baby's birth
Carly Cole, wife of England footballer Joe Cole hasevealed that their marriage almost broke down after she had a baby, because they had to sleep in separate rooms. ANI

Ryan Giggs didn't buy bro house for marrying girl he'd been bedding
Ryan Giggs failed to live up to his promise to buy his brother Rhodri a house upon learning that he was marrying the girl he had been secretly bedding, it has been claimed. ANI

Ryan Giggs "bit of a sex addict" says second Big Brother star he bedded
Imogen Thomas was apparently not the only Big Brother star that Ryan Giggs bedded, it has been revealed. ANI

Wimbledon given blacklist of tennis betting suspects
Ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), an anti-corruption unit, has handed a blacklist of 'undesirables' suspected of betting in tennis to the tournament's authorities. ANI

Ryan Giggs' cheating sis-in-law 'vows never to be unfaithful again'
Ryan Giggs' sister-in-law Natasha regrets cheating her husband Rhodri, and has vowed never to be unfaithful again, her pals have revealed. ANI

'Gullible' Imogen Thomas 'in tears over Natasha Giggs' pregnancy'
Big Brother star Imogen Thomas is being said to be shedding floods of tears ever since she has learnt that Ryan Giggs got his sister-in-law Natasha pregnant. ANI

Anderson defends England trio's 'below-par performance' in Lord's Test
England fast bowler James Anderson has defended his fast bowling colleagues over their 'below-par performance' in last week's drawn second Test against Sri Lanka. ANI

Arsenal needs to buy top-class players to end six-year trophy drought: Usmanov
Uzbek billionaire Alisher Usmanov, who is a major shareholder in the Arsenal Football Club, is of the opinion that manager Arsene Wenger needs to be given the financial backing to bring in experienced players to end the club's six-year trophy drought. ANI

Tiger Woods' 'mistress' Rachel Uchitel to spill sex secrets on Celebrity Big Brother?
Tiger Woods' first mistress Rachel Uchitel is in advanced talks with the producers of the 'Celebrity Big Brother' show, who hope that the hot television correspondent will finally spill the beans on her romps with the ace golfer. ANI

Platini praises Football League clubs for signing Financial Fair Play system
UEFA President Michel Platini has praised the 72 Football League clubs for signing up to follow the Financial Fair Play system. ANI

Anderson to lead England bowling attack for Rose Bowl Test without warm-up
England fast bowler James Anderson will lead the bowling attack for the third and final Test match against Sri Lanka without having bowled a single delivery in match practice. ANI

Katich victim of 'extraordinary' blunder by selectors: Oz Defence Minister
Australia's Defence Minister Stephen Smith came out in support of Simon Katich, and criticized Cricket Australia for axing the opener from contract list last week. ANI

Kirsten wants Rhodes, Upton to join his coaching team
Gary Kirsten, who was appointed as the new Proteas coach last week, is looking to extend his staff in search of the world's best coaching team for South Africa. ANI

Button says 'amazing' Canadian Grand Prix win 'greatest victory of his career'
McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button has described his Canadian Grand Prix win as the greatest victory of his career. ANI

New Zealand Cricket extends assistant coach Woodhill's contract
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has extended the contract of assistant coach Trent Woodhill. ANI

Rhodri Giggs wants face-to-face 'pregnancy' showdown with bro Ryan
Ryan Giggs brother Rhodri is furious after his wife told him that the Man United idol got her pregnant, and now wants the millionaire soccer star to "look him in the eye and tell him the truth", it has been revealed. ANI

Dilshan set to miss final Test against England, Sangakkara to lead the team
Sri Lankan skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan has still not recovered from his thumb injury and is all set to miss the final Test against England, the first to be staged at Hampshire's Rose Bowl ground from Thursday. ANI

Lauda fears 'completely mad' Hamilton will kill someone unless punished by FIA
Formula One legend Niki Lauda has described McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton as "completely mad" after his antics in the rain-hit Canadian Grand Prix and called on the FIA to punish him for dangerous driving. ANI

Panesar was arrested in January over row with wife in Brit pub car park
England off-spinner Monty Panesar was arrested by British police and questioned after an alleged public argument with his pharmacist wife, Gursharan Rattan in January. ANI

Cricket South Africa rejects media allegations of bonuses to staff
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has rejected allegations made in the national media that several senior members of staff "had effectively paid themselves bonuses". ANI

Powerful earthquakes rock Christchurch
A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit New Zealand's second largest city, Christchurch, on Monday. ANI

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