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Sports News on June 19, 2011

Liverpool aiming to equal Man U's record title record: Gerrard
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has warned Manchester United that his team will be gunning to equal their title record next season. ANI

Man City ready to offer Tevez route back to Argentina
Manchester City are reportedly ready to offer captain Carlos Tevez a free transfer that would enable him to return to his homeland, Argentina. ANI

Striker Agbonlahor calls on Aston Villa fans to support manager McLeish
Striker Gabriel Agbonlahor has pleaded with Aston Villa fans to give new boss Alex McLeish time to win them over. ANI

Spurs should not cave in and give Modric away to Chelsea: Walker
Full back Kyle Walker has said that Tottenham cannot afford to cave in and let Chelsea sign Croatian midfielder Luka Modric.e said that the Spurs should not accept Blue's owner Roman Abramovich's opening offer of 22-million-pounds for Modric's services. ANI

Barcelona to offer Villa to Man City and Chelsea
Spanish football giant Barcelona is preparing to offer World cup winning striker David Villa to Manchester City and Chelsea. ANI

Agbonlahor asks fans to give McLeish a chance
Aston villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor has asked fans to give new manager Alex McLeish some time to prove his ability. ANI

Man U to start Premier League title defence against West Bromwich
Manchester United face a testing start to their Premier League title defence with an opening day fixture against West Bromwich Albion on August 13. ANI

'Tottenham Hotspur won't sell Modric at any price to Chelsea'
Tottenham Hotspur Chairman Daniel Levy has told Chelsea that midfielder Luka Modric is not for sale "at any price" to any club. ANI

Torres prefers to forget his goal-less torture at Chelsea
Striker Fernando Torres has said that he would prefer to forget his first six months at Chelsea after his record 50-million-transfer from Liverpool FC. ANI

Sri Lanka Cricket rejects BCCI claim of Lanka Premier League being a private tournament
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has rejected the Board of Control for Cricket in India's claim that the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) is a private-party organised tournament. ANI

Brit Army likely to ground Prince Harry over Afghan posting leak
British Army may ground Prince Harry after details of his next posting to Afghanistan leaked out. ANI

Hamilton's dad defends his aggressive driving style
Lewis Hamilton's dad is adamant that the McLaren Formula One driver will never change his driving style despite his Canadian Grand Prix collision. ANI

"Ultimate driving machine" McIlroy seen as the "BMW" of golf
Being in the form of his life on the international golfing circuit, Rory McIlroy has been described as the "ultimate driving machine" of the sport. ANI

Nadal vows to hang on to Wimbledon crown
Spanish tennis star Rafa Nadal has promised to defend the Wimbledon title that he won last year. ANI

New Zealand Cricket to cut costs by three million dollars
With New Zealand Cricket attempting to reduce costs by up to three million dollars, the country's professional cricketers will have part of their salaries for the next financial year deferred until 2015. ANI

Pietersen 'happy' despite falling short of Test century against Sri Lanka
England batsman Kevin Pietersen said that he felt "a lot of happiness" despite missing out on a Test century against Sri Lanka at the Rose Bow. ANI

Marsh on the verge of selection in Oz Test squad
Opener Shaun Marsh has spent the last decade averaging about 40 in the Australian Sheffield Shield tournament, but a closer analysis reveals that the uncomplicated left-hander has averaged 60 in three of the past four seasons for Western Australia, making him a serious contender for a Test spot. ANI

Frank Lampard to marry Christine Bleakley early next year
Chelsea footballer Frank Lampard is set to tie the knot with 'Daybreak' host Christine Bleakley early next year. ANI

Nicklaus gives McIlroy perfect pick-me-up
Jack Nicklaus, the man who has won more Majors than anyone else in the sport of golf, has given 22-year-old Rory McIlroy tips on how to win a Major championship. ANI

Ace trainer helping Serena to return from the brink
American trainer Mackie Shilstone has made a name for himself fine-tuning the performances of thousands of athletes, most notably boxers Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones Junior and former baseball star Ozzie Smith. He has also worked on the fitness of the actor John Goodman. The latest on his list in Wimbledon title hopeful Serena Williams. ANI

'Pakistanis playing county cricket should enhance country's image abroad'
Pakistani cricketers such as Wahab Riaz, Junaid Khan and Saeed Ajmal, who are set to play county cricket in England in summer, have got a great opportunity to learn the game and also to be ambassadors of Pakistan, former pacer Mohammad Akram has said. ANI

Wimbledon 2011: Murray ready to deal with best players' expectations
After winning at Queen's, British tennis star Andy Murray has said that he is ready to deal with the expectations of the world's best players. ANI

Britain's tennis stars to fight it out in the court
Two former British tennis stars have locked horns over a nine million pound property dispute. ANI

Tennis star Zvonareva ready to play her Wimbledon ace
Russian tennis star Vera Zvonareva has come a long way from her tough Moscow childhood, and now hopes to win the 2011 Wimbledon women;s title after ending up as runner-up last year. ANI

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