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Sports News on June 21, 2011

Cricket Australia to chose replacement of selector David Boon after Lankan tour selections
Cricket Australia want a four-man, part-time panel in place in September to select the squads to tour South Africa, but there is uncertainty over when the Argus review will table its findings and recommendations. ANI

McIlroy's WAG is his No 1 cheerleader
London, June 21 When British golfing sensation Rory McIlroy was crowned U.S. Open champion on Sunday, it was perhaps his childhood sweetheart who led the loudest cheers from the other side of the Atlantic. ANI

Playing under the roof at Wimbledon changes playing conditions: Murray
British tennis champion Andy Murray has said that he has played twice at Wimbledon under the roof, and says that it changes the playing conditions. ANI

Cheryl Cole's friends fear she will reconcile with ex-hubby Ashley due to loneliness
Cheryl Cole's friends feel that despite Ashley's infidelity, the axed US 'X Factor' judge may be pushed back into his arms because of her 'severe' loneliness. ANI

NBA player Shaquille O'Neal's ex-wife was offered his sex tape
Shaquille O'Neal's ex-wife has revealed that one of the NBA star's former friends tried to sell her a copy of a sex tape, which he claimed featured O'Neal with various other women. ANI

McIlroy on course for tying up a billion pounds in advert deals
New US Open champion Rory McIlroy is on course to earning a billion pound sports fortune. ANI

McIlroy's daddy to get 200K jackpot after US Open win
Rory McILROY'S dad has a few extra reasons for wanting his son to follow his US triumph in our Open next month. ANI

PCB announces squad for T20 Faysal Bank Super 8 series
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the squad for the Faysal Bank Super 8 series with the all round strength of the Karachi Dolphins squad immediately grabbing attention. ANI

Murray carries fans tweets on his kitbag
British tennis champion Andy Murray carries the support of the nation on his kitbag. ANI

Spurs ready to bid for Bolton's Gary Cahill
The management at Tottenham Hotspurs has said that it is ready to join the race for Bolton's 17-million-pound England centre-back Gary Cahill.ccording to The Sun, Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp is a long-time admirer of the former Aston Villa ace and enquired about him back in January. ANI

Murray's tough win under the roof at Wimbledon
Many had expected fourth seed Andy Murray to get an easy win in his Wimbledon opener, but it turned out to be fierce encounter. Playing under the roof, Murray insisted the experience was different, rather than unpleasant. ANI

Trump's plan for 750 million pound Scottish golf resort postponed
American business tycoon Donald Trump has postponed plans to create the "world's greatest" golf resort in Scotland, complete with five-star hotel and luxury villas, because of the global financial crisis. ANI

Soviet Screamer's grunts meet with disapproval from Wimbledon crowd
Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka a.k.a. Soviet Screamer is said to have left the crowds at Wimbledon muttering in disapproval over her grunts during the game. ANI

Afridi to leave for London to play Twenty 20 on Wednesday
Former Pakistan Captain Shahid Afridi will leave for London on Wednesday to participate in the English T-20 tournament. ANI

Footie Cesc Fabregas 'holidays with mystery brunette' after splitting from girlfriend
Just a month after splitting from his long-time girlfriend and childhood sweetheart Carla Garcia, footballer Cesc Fabregas was spotted holidaying with a new woman in the south of France. ANI

Natasha Giggs says she chased Ryan as she was bored with his brother
Natasha Giggs, who had a sordid eight-year affair with Ryan has revealed that she chased the Man United love rat to escape her 'boring' life with his brother Rhodri. ANI

Cheryl Cole's family believes 'cheating' Ashley will break her heart again
Cheryl Cole's family has warned her not to go back to her infidel ex-husband Ashley Cole with the premonition that her heart might be broken again. ANI

Venus Williams grabs attention on Wimbledon day 1 with 'tiny playsuit'
Venus Williams became the gossip of the first day of Wimbledon Open 2011 not for her cruising victory against Uzbekistan's Akgul Amanmuradova, but for her tiny playsuit and baggy top. ANI

Cricket Australia to let players play in Lankan T20
Cricket Australia has said that it will not ban its players from taking part in next month's inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League Twenty20 tournament. ANI

Ronaldo's son baptized amidst heavy security cover
Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo's son was baptised at an airbase chapel in Portugal under heavy security cover provided by armed military police hired by the soccer ace. ANI

Fabio Capello in talks with Inter Milan for manager slot: Son
England boss Fabio Capello is in talks with Inter Milan to take over as their new manager, according to his son. ANI

Chelsea to spend world record amount to replace Ancelotti with Villas-Boas
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is all set to spend a world record 13.25 million pounds to make Andre Villas-Boas manager of his club. ANI

'Guilty' Natasha Giggs admits she's been 'gutless' over affair with Ryan
Natasha Giggs has spoken of her shame at her affair with brother-in-law Ryan Giggs for the first time since the scandal broke. ANI

Imogen Thomas 'crushed to death' in shocking new BBC dram
Former Big Brother contestant Imogen Thomas who had a secret affair with married Manchester United star Ryan Giggs is tragically killed in new BBC Wales drama 'Loserville'. ANI

Man United signs up chaplain to teach players about 'sexual ethics'
Manchester United bosses have asked club chaplain Rev John Boyers to lecture rising stars like Ryan Giggs on sexual morality in a bid to stop future scandals, it has emerged. ANI

Ross Taylor named new Black Caps skipper
New Zealand Cricket has confirmed Ross Taylor as the new skipper for all three forms of the international game - test, one-day and Twenty20 in place of Daniel Vettori. ANI

Wayne and Coleen Rooney blackmailed for 5,000 pounds for Kai's pictures
A gang of three tried to blackmail ace footballer Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen for 5,000 pounds for pictures of their son, Kai. ANI

Warner resigns from FIFA, to appear as witness in corruption scandal
Jack Warner will appear as a witness in the continuing investigation into the alleged bribery scandal despite his resignation. ANI

Clarke posts prankster's number on Twitter for revenge
Australian skipper Michael Clarke found a novel way of dealing will a prankster. He posted the phone number on Twitter and asked his fans to make calls on it. ANI

India all out for 246 against West Indies
India started their fist Test against the West Indies in a turbulent manner despite Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh hitting flamboyant half-centuries. ANI

Strauss to play for Somerset against India
England cricket captain Andrewtrauss will play in a warm-up match between Somerset and India inreparation for the Test series that begins at the end of July. ANI

ICC rules out iconic status for Indo-Pak Test series
The International Cricket Council (ICC) hasuled out giving 'iconic status' to the India-Pakistan Test series,roposed in the new Future Tours Programme from 2012 to 2020. ANI

Chief selector Mohsin Khan keen on specialised Pak T20 team
Pakistan cricket chief selector Mohsin Hasanhan has revealed that he is working on a proposal to form a separatewenty20 cricket team. ANI

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