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Sports News on May 11, 2011

Rajasthan Royals distances itself from Modi comments on Jaipur pitch
Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals has distanced itself from comments made by former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi regarding the Sawai Mansingh stadium pitch. ANI

FIFA hits back at Lord Triesman's 'bribes for votes' claims
FIFA has tried to mount a damage-limitation exercise after former Football Association (FA) Chairman Lord Triesman claimed that four members of football's world governing body sought bribes in the run-up to England's defeat in the race to host the 2018 World Cup. ANI

Beckham to miss Man U 'class of 92' line-up for Neville's testimonial
England and Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham will miss former Manchester United teammate Gary Neville's testimonial match against Juventus on May 24. ANI

Carragher, Gerrard tip Suarez to be a future Liverpool legend
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been dubbed a legend in the making by his teammates Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard. ANI

Laila Ali vows to lose 35lbs gained during pregnancy
Former professional boxer Laila Ali has vowed to lose 35lbs of baby weight and regain her pre-pregnancy figure as she took her one-month-old daughter Sydney on a shopping trip in Los Angeles recently. ANI

Klitschko says he'll eat Haye for taunt
Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko has said he plans to administer a sustained beating to Britisher David Haye during their July 2 Hamburg bout, especially in the wake of the latter's taunt. ANI

Westwood doesn't rule out Tiger Woods reclaiming World No. 1 slot
World No. 1 golfer Lee Westwood believes it is possible for American ace Tiger Woods to return to the top of the world rankings. ANI

Pietersen backs ECB's 'fascinating' triple captaincy plan
England batsman Kevin Pietersen reckons England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)'s decision to split captaincy at the international level between Andrew Strauss, Alastair Cook and Stuart Broad was "fascinating", but added "no-one knows whether it's going to work". ANI

Technology aid golfers 'miracle ball' that reduces hooks, slice
A US company has developed a golf ball that is almost impossible to hit off course. ANI

Kaka's mother hints at Chelsea move
Real Madrid midfielder Kaka is in line for a sensational move to Chelsea after his mother revealed on Twitter that the family are moving to London this summer. ANI

Coleen admits to hangover after night out with Rooney
Wayne Rooney's wife, Coleen, had a raging hangover after celebrating the Manchester United striker's win over reigning Premier League champions Chelsea. ANI

Man City's Mancini wants Fabregas for 2012 title quest
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini wants Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas to power his club to the Premier League title next season. ANI

Chelsea skipper Terry gracious in defeat, wishes Fergie the best for Premier title
Chelsea skipper John Terry has revealed that coach Carlo Ancelotti has told the team to be gracious in defeat, and look for ways to recharge and make a bid of the Premier League title in 2012. ANI

Donald likely to be Oz bowling coach
Former South African fast bowler Allan Donald has emerged as the favourite to become Australia's next bowling coach. ANI

PCB may take action against Afridi over statements against Waqar
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has taken notice of limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi's statements against team coach Waqar Younus, and hinted action in this regard. ANI

Man U players not even among top 10 payers on planet
Manchester United players are not even among the top 10 payers on the planet, inspite of them closing in on a 19th Premier League title. ANI

Liverpool confident about beating Man U bid for ace Ashley Young
Liverpool FC has expressed confidence about beating Manchester United's bid for 20-million-pound-rated England ace Ashley Young. ANI

Naming Cook as England ODI skipper a big blunder: Greig
Ex-England skipper and now well known cricket commentator Tony Greig has said the decision by England cricket chiefs to name Alastair Cook as the country's one-day captain is a major blunder. ANI

India to take on Pakistan in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia
India will take on arch rivals Pakistan in a hockey match in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament being played here on Wednesday. ANI

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