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Sports News on June 25, 2011

Paula the Octopus to predict women's football World Cup results
Paul the Octopus' would-be successor, Paula, will predict the results of the women's football World Cup, which starts in Germany on Sunday. ANI

Warne's IPL effect will help Taylor be better captain
New Black caps captain Ross Taylor believes that his stint in the Indian Premier League with Shane Warne will help his side. ANI

Haye has 'an element of fear' ahead of title bout with 'larger world champion' Klitschko
World heavyweight champion David Haye has said that there is 'an element of fear' as he heads into his clash against Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko next weekend. ANI

Coleen Rooney finally 'pardons' cheating husband Wayne Rooney
Coleen Rooney has finally forgiven her cheating husband Wayne Rooney as they were spotted having a good time at Glastonbury festival. ANI

Libyan football stars defect to join rebels in symbolic blow to Gaddafi
Four members of Libya's national football team and 13 other leading figures in the sport, have defected to the rebels' side, who are battling to oust the country's leader Muammar Gaddafi. ANI

Ashley Cole begs ex-wife Cheryl to 'start new life' with him in Spain
Chelsea star Ashley Cole has begged his ex-wife Cheryl to move with him to Spain to start a new life together. ANI

Liz Hurley, Shane Warne prefer kissing to having food on lunch date!
Elizabeth Hurley and former Australian bowler Shane Warne were seen to be more interested in kissing each other than having food at a London restaurant. ANI

Nani worried about 'excess time on the bench' at Man U
Manchester United winger Luis Nani is headed for talks with club officials after being concerned over his first-team status. ANI

Mum's 'Deliciano' tweet for rival Feliciano Lopez embarrasses Murray
British tennis star Andy Murray had to tell his mother Judy to stop embarrassing him in front of rival Feliciano Lopez after she dubbed the Spaniard 'Deliciano' on Twitter. ANI

Villas-Boas fights mentor Mourinho to sign Falcao
Chelsea new boss Andre Villas-Boas is going head-to-head with his mentor Jose Mourinho to sign Porto striker Falcao. ANI

Downing moves to Liverpool if Dalglish matches Villa's 20 million pounds demand
Stewart Downing will get his dream move to Liverpool once the club agrees to match Aston Villa's 20 million pounds demand. ANI

Horse-semen shots that taste 'like custard' a hit in Kiwi pub
Apple-infused horse semen shots have become a hot item in a New Zealand pub this month especially among women customers, who are flocking there to get a sip of the drink. ANI

Lara Bingle seen enjoying nights out with Danny Cipriani
Even though the pair has denied they are dating, Lara Bingle and rugby player Danny Cipriani were spotted enjoying nights out together. ANI

Wayne Rooney, Coleen enjoy getting drenched at Glastonbury festival
Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen enjoyed themselves immensely even though they were thoroughly drenched at the Glastonbury festival. ANI

Haye will crack under pressure: Klitschko
Wladimir Klitschko has said that David Haye will crack under pressure before their world heavyweight showdown. ANI

Arsenal to make 11 million pounds offer for Alvarez
Arsenal is ready to make an 11 million pounds offer for the midfielder Ricardo Alvarez, whom they have termed as new Cesc Fabregas. ANI

Broad promises to show 'clarity and passion' during stint as T20 skipper
England's newly appointed Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad has promised to show clarity and passion during his stint. ANI

Boris Becker's Spanish villa seized for non-payment of gardening bills
Former tennis star Boris Becker's luxury villa on a Spanish holiday island has been seized by the police because he reportedly failed to pay his gardening bills. ANI

Gayle, David Warner set to sign for Sydney Thunder
The Sydney Thunders Twenty20 side has reportedly signed the two biggest available names, Chris Gayle and David Warner for the Big Bash. ANI

Roberto Carlos 'breaks down in tears' following racist 'banana' attack in Russia
Former Brazilian star footballer Roberta Carlos broke down in disgust after a banana was thrown at him during a match in Russia. ANI

Soccer fans celebrate Messi's birthday in Kolkata
Fans of ace footballer Lionel Messi have celebrated his birthday with much fun and vigor in Kolkata. ANI

India wants to exclude Pakistan from every game, especially cricket: Ehsan Mani
Former International Cricket Council (ICC) President Ehsan Mani has accused "archrival" India of trying to exclude Pakistan from every game. ANI

Lahore High Court slams PCB for delaying response to Shoaib Akhtar's petition
The Lahore High Court (LHC) has slammed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for delaying replying to Shoaib Akhtar's petition and directed it to file its response by the next hearing on September 27. ANI

Vettori taking break from ODI, T20 cricket to prolong international career
Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has announced he will take a break from the shorter formats of the game to prolong his international cricketing career. ANI

Ryan Giggs sis-in-law says he kept his 'darker side' hidden in public eye
Ryan Giggs's sister-in-law has said that he has a "split personality", and that he has pretended to be the perfect family man in public all these years, by hiding his "darker side". ANI

Rhodri Giggs 'had a secret lovechild' prior to marrying 'cheating' wife
Ryan Giggs' brother Rhodri fathered a secret lovechild before he married Natasha, it has been revealed. ANI

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