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Sports News on June 27, 2011

Children's charity chief calls for Scottish footballer to be sacked for child sex offences
The chief executive of a leading children's charity has urged Scottish Premier League club Heart of Midlothian to sack defender Craig Thomson for sending obscene pictures to two teenage girls and asking one of them for sex. ANI

David Hayes pampers wife with new 106K pounds Mercedes
Boxing world champ David Hayes has gifted his wife Natasha a sporty new 106,000 pounds Mercedes. ANI

Liz Hurley puts Shane Warne's youthful looks down to her face cream
Elizabeth Hurley has denied that her boyfriend Shane Warne has had a face-lift. ANI

Familiar spectre of 'racial vilification' back to haunt Australian Football League
Western Bulldogs forward Justin Sherman is poised to spend four weeks in the Victorian Football League (VLF) after admitting to have racially vilified an opposition player during Saturday's clash with Gold Coast Suns. ANI

Bresnan gets team call up ahead of 1st ODI
Tim Bresnan has been added to the England side ahead of the one day series against Sri Lanka at home. ANI

Pregnant Posh splurges £50 K on 'girlie nursery'
Awaiting the arrival of her fourth child, Victoria Beckham has shelled out 50,000 pounds on buying stuff for a baby girl's nursery. ANI

'I will never give up' F1 title hopes: Hamilton
British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has told his fans to ignore his own downbeat assessment of his title hopes and get behind him at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. ANI

Ex-Oz cricketer Law to take over as Bangladesh coach
Former Australian cricketer and interim coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team Stuart Law will take over as the coach of the Bangladesh cricket team. He succeeds Jamie Siddons. ANI

David Haye aims for Hollywood stardom after hanging up his gloves
British boxer David Haye may embark on a movie career once he hangs up his gloves following his heavyweight titles unification bout against IBF and WBO title holder Wladimir Klitschko. ANI

BCCI gives in to ICC pressure, agrees to use UDRS after Hot Spot is made mandatory
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday bowed to pressure from the International Cricket Council's chief executives' committee to accept the use of a modified version of the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) during the tour of England. ANI

Trade union background helps me produce results for Man U: Ferguson
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson reckons that in management you have to be able to make decisions, and making decisions is what he has always been good at. ANI

' Will have to play unbelievable tennis to beat Nadal' says Del Potro
Argentinean tennis star Juan Martin Del Potro has said he will have to play 'unbelievable tennis' to beat world number one Rafael Nadal in the fourth round. ANI

Haye vows to floor Klitschko 'with just one punch in less than a second'
WBA world heavyweight champion David Haye has predicted that he would knock out IBF and WBO title holder Wladimir Klitschko with one punch to become one of the special world heavyweight champions. ANI

Djokovic 'genuinely upset' over pet pooch's UK entry ban
Tennis star Novak Djokovic is 'genuinely upset' that his precious pet dog Pierre has been banned entry into Britain, a source has said. he world's second best player is said to be begging authorities at 'the highest level' to 'allow the pristine pooch' entry in time for the second week of Wimbledon, the Daily Mail reports. ANI

Ryan Giggs paying 1m pounds and more as price for philandering
Ryan Giggs, who cheated on his wife Stacey with his brother's missus and Big Brother babe Imogen Thomas, is facing a cheating bill of 1million pounds. ANI

Sri Lanka Twenty20 Premier League to go ahead without Indian players
Despite failing to get Indian cricketers, Sri Lanka will go ahead with its inaugural Twenty 20 Premier League with Australian and Pakistani players. ANI

Tomic is a star in the making: Boris Becker
Former tennis star Boris Becker has hailed Bernard Tomic's performance at the Wimbledon and tipped him to be a star in the making. ANI

Natasha Giggs 'can't believe' Ryan's wife has forgiven him
Natasha Giggs has expressed disbelief over a picture that shows Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs and his wife Stacey smooching on a five-week make-up break in Majorca. ANI

Natasha Giggs 'training to be family counsellor'
It has emerged that Natasha Giggs is taking weekly college classes to become a counsellor to help problem families. ANI

'I no longer want to be a Giggs', says Natasha
Natasha Giggs has said that she no longer wishes to keep the 'Giggs' surname, and is ready to move on with her life and find Mr Right. ANI

Haye must fight Klitschko the same way he fought Valuev: Lennox Lewis
Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis has said David Haye will have to be at his best if he wants to beat Wladimir Klitschko in Hamburg, Germany next week. ANI

Tevez 'inadvertently' dragged into match-fixing scandal
Manchester City skipper Carlos Tevez has been unintentionally dragged into a sensational match-fixing scandal, as a Greek court is examining evidence that City's Europa League game against Aris in February was the target of a betting scam. ANI

UK taxpapers pay off Gerrard's £311k legal fees
England and Liverpool football star Steven Gerrard had his legal fees of 311,000 pounds paid by the British taxpayer after he was cleared of affray, it was revealed yesterday. ANI

Love-struck Sharapova hates watching matches live
Russian tennis star and Wimbledon title hopeful Maria Sharapova has candidly admitted that watching sport is worse than playing it, especially after her engagement to Russian basketball safety guard Sasha Vujacic. ANI

Australia to push for new World Cup plan at ICC's Hong Kong meeting
Cricket Australia is hoping a concession to open the last spot in the 2015 World Cup to qualification will appease associate nations and salvage the plan to cut the tournament from 14 teams to 10. ANI

Morgan rejects doubts over England's three-man captaincy experiment
Middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan has dismissed suggestions that England's three-man captaincy experiment will lead to confusion. ANI

Australia to play10 back-to-back Ashes series from 2013
Australia will play 10 back-to-back Ashes series from 2013 as a result of hosting the cricket World Cup in 2015 when the return Ashes was meant to be played. ANI

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