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Sports News on June 20, 2011

Manchester City to make last ditch bid for Alexis Sanchez
Manchester City is likely to make a last effort to get Udinese star Alexis Sanchez into their side by making a renewed bid. ANI

'I will not take any u-turn on international cricket retirement', says Afridi
Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has decided to stand his ground and make no u-turn regarding his decision to retire from international cricket. ANI

Tavez will stay with Manchester City, claims agent
Carlos Tavez's agent has said the Argentine is planning to stay with Manchester City. ANI

Footballer Paul Merson's ex-wife advises cheated WAGs to leave hubbies
While Coleen Rooney, Toni Terry and Cheryl Cole may still be having ties with their infidel husbands, Lorraine Fletcher feels that the WAGs should have self-respect and penalize their husbands just the way she did by divorcing Paul Merson. ANI

US Open champion Rory McIlroy set for 100 million pound fortune
Irish tennis prodigy Rory McIlroy is set to cash in on multi-million pound earnings to rival that of American golfing legend Tiger Woods following his US Open win today. ANI

Ex-footballer Robbie Savage blasts WAGs who spend fortune on designer clothes
Former Welsh professional footballer Robbie Savage has blasted WAGs who spend a fortune on designer clothes, saying that he could never go out with one. ANI

Tottenham will not sell Modric to Chelsea: Redknapp
Tottenham Hotspur boss Henry Redknapp has said that his club's rejection to Chelsea's bid for Luka Modric has shaken world football. ANI

Murray aims to win over fans with Wimbledon glory
Fourth seed Andy Murray wants to win over his fans by grabbing the Wimbledon title this year. ANI

Becker backs 'full of confidence' Murray to win Wimbledon
German tennis legend Boris Becker believes that World No.4 Andy Murray is used to the home pressure at Wimbledon and has become pretty good at using his supporters' energy. ANI

Wimbledon organizers to use 100mln pound roof to battle wash-out threat
Wimbledon organizers are likely to use the 100 million pound roof to protect the Centre Court after weather forecasters warned that the tennis championship could be a wash out due to heavy rains in London. ANI

Haye brands 'good guy of world boxing' Klitschko 'two-faced businessman, not hero'
WBA World Heavyweight Champion David Haye expressed frustration at public opinion about Wladimir Klitschko's image as the 'good guy' of world boxing, saying he is merely a 'ruthless two-faced businessman and certainly not a hero'. ANI

Ryan Gigg's sis-in-law slammed Wayne Rooney's sexploits
It has emerged that Natasha had blasted Wayne Rooney's sexploits even though she was having the infamous fling with her brother-in- law Ryan Giggs behind his brother's back. ANI

Ashley Cole brags of winning Cheryl back
Footballer Ashley Cole who had cheated on his ex-wife Cheryl has been boasting that he would win the singer back after he wooed her during a night spent together at their old home. ANI

Nadal says he is now a more complete player
Before taking the pitch to defend his Wimbledon title, Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has said he considers himself as a better and more complete tennis player now. ANI

Misbah ready to quit captaincy whenever PCB 'deems it appropriate'
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said that he would willingly step down from the post if asked to do so by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). ANI

Murray says will taunt rivals to win Wimbledon
British tennis star Andy Murray is plotting to win Wimbledon by lobbing abuse at opponents. ANI

BBC scraps F1 to keep clog-dancing channel
The Bvritish Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) plans to dump Formula 1 to save BBC4 - home to shows such as Come Clog Dancing. ANI

Gazza lays bare his 'beer hell' on stage
Troubled former England football star Paul Gascoigne is laying bare his demons on stage to fight his alcohol addiction. ANI

Rory McIlroy wins US Open
In one of the finest displays of golf, Rory McIlroy secured a comfortable eight shot victory to lift the US Open at Congressional Country Club in Maryland. ANI

Imogen Thomas making TV show 'to hunt for a new fella'
Imogen Thomas is looking to get her life back on track following the sex scandal with married Man. Utd ace Ryan Giggs by hunting for a new boyfriend through a TV show, it has emerged. ANI

Ryan Giggs' sis-in-law aims to score with celeb hunks to make him jealous
Ryan Giggs' newly-single sister-in-law lover has revealed to her pals the names of eight celebrity hunks she would love to hook up with, and at the same time make the Manchester United ace jealous. ANI

Showers to hit Wimbledon on first day
Rain is expected on the first day at Wimbledon, but the organizers are likely to use the100 million pound roof to protect the Centre Court. ANI

Andy Murray's pet dog has a twitter account now!
Andy Murray has opened a Twitter account for his pet dog who will be giving insights into the fourth seed's form and state of mind when he kick starts his Wimbledon challenge this week. ANI

Austrian biker cycles down volcano at 102 mph, breaks world record!
A daredevil mountain biker from Austria has set a new world record for speed by cycling down the side of Nicaragua's 2388 ft Cerro Negro volcano at over 100 mph. ANI

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