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Sports News on June 17, 2011

Serena Williams tweets out her 'broken heart'
After going through Serena William's recent Twitter rant, it seems that someone has broken her heart. ANI

Ryan Giggs romped in my bedroom with his sis-in-law, says TV star
'Coronation Street' star Kym Marsh can't help but think that Ryan Giggs and his sister-in-law could have been doing "it" in her bedroom. ANI

'Cheating' Natasha Giggs shelves holiday plans with Rhodri
Natasha Giggs has apparently made up her mind to end her marriage to Rhodri, as she cancelled a holiday they had previously planned to go on together. ANI

PCB allows Afridi to play abroad after slapping Rs4.5mn fine for contract breach
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued no-objection certificate (NOC) to former captain Shahid Afridi along with a fine of 4.5 million rupees for breaching various clauses of the central contract. ANI

Heavy rains in London threaten to wash-out Wimbledon
British weather forecasters have warned that the Wimbledon Tennis Championships could be a wash out after London experienced one-fifth of its expected monthly rainfall in just six hours yesterday. ANI

Wayne Rooney hooker Helen Wood brightens up Ladies Day celebration
Looks like Wayne Rooney hooker Helen Wood had a fun-filled Ladies Day as she was spotted at the celebration of the event at the Royal Ascot racecourse in the UK. ANI

Outrage over UK college's 'nude' rugby players' 'sex acts' on double decker bus
A judge has condemned Gloucestershire University's Rugby and Football Club culture that led six students to perform sex acts on a double decker bus. ANI

Modric not for sale at any price: Redknapp
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has said that Luka Modric is not for sale at any price. ANI

Barcelona will not 'break the bank' to sign Fabregas
Barcelona has warned Arsenal that they will not go overboard to sign Cesc Fabregas. ANI

Ahead of Singapore Open, skirt rule remains in limbo
Implementation of 'skirt rule' for female players in badminton continues remain uncertain after the new dress code was labeled 'sexist' during the initial feedback. ANI

Tiger Woods still top-earning US athlete for eighth straight year
Scandal-scarred golfer Tiger Woods is still the No.1 paid sportsman in the United States, according to Sports Illustrated's eighth-annual compilation of the 50 top-earning American athletes by salary, winnings, endorsements and appearance fees. ANI

Tiger Woods tweets his 'old times' about US Open
Golfer Tiger Woods, who has been replaced by Michael Whitehead in the US Open due to a knee injury, recently produced a rare moment of humour on his Twitter site. ANI

Bethanie Mattek-Sands rocks pre-Wimbledon party with Gaga-inspired dress
Tennis player Bethanie Mattek-Sands, who often describes herself as the 'Lady Gaga' of the tennis world, recently grabbed the attention at the Women's Tennis Association pre-Wimbledon party in London in a tennis ball outfit, created by the 'Born this way' singer's own designer. ANI

Moody Ashley Cole cheers up with 'mysterious' SMS
Gloomy Ashley Cole was brightened up by a mysterious message on his mobile phone while on a lads' holiday in Los Angeles. ANI

Murray on fire since linking up with "Killer" Cahill
British tennis star Andy Murray loves working out with 45-year-old Darren "Killer" Cahill, who helped take Lleyton Hewitt to No 1 in the world and assisted Andre Agassi as well. ANI

Joao Havelange faces IOC inquiry over bribery allegations
Fifa has suffered a fresh blow after the International Olympic Committee began an investigation into one of its highest officials over a BBC Panorama programme's allegations that he took bribes. ANI

Djokovic says its his time to win Wimbledon
Serb tennis star Novak Djokovic believes that he is in the form of his life and will never have a better chance of winning Wimbledon. ANI

American beer company to sponsor England's FA Cup
American beer company Budweiser has been named as the first US sponsor of English football's FA Cup, in a three-year deal. ANI

England not to bid for another World Cup until FIFA is rid of corruption
England has refused to bid for the World Cup until FIFA is rid of corruption. ANI

Benzema fined for driving dangerously in his Porsche 911 in Ibiza
Real Madrid star Karim Benzema has been fined for racing his Porsche 911 in a busy street against a Ferrari and a Lamborghini in the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza. ANI

Ponting shocked by Cricket Australia's decision to axe Katich
Former skipper Ricky Ponting has said he was shocked by Cricket Australia's decision to axe Simon Katich from its list of 25 contracted players. ANI

Warne questions Ponting's place in Oz cricket team
Spin legend Shane Warne has questioned Australia's cricket selectors for their decision to axe Simon Katich and retain Ricky Ponting in the side.arne is aggrieved at the double standards that saw Katich shown the door while players such as Ponting and Brad Haddin were retained. ANI

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