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Sports News on May 31, 2011

Newcastle eying Man U's Berbatov
Newcastle is eager to sign striker Dimitar Berbatov in the wake of media reports that he wants to move out of Old Trafford. ANI

Man-U celebrates in rain while Barcelona players dance on stage with Shakira
Thousands of Manchester United supporters put the disappointment of losing the Champions League final to Barcelona behind as the team rode through rain-lashed city on an open top bus to celebrate winning the Premier League title. ANI

Cricket legends come together to farewell Warne's mentor Terry Jenner
Cricketing greats gathered at Adelaide Oval on Tuesday to bid farewell to spin coach and former Australian bowler Terry Jenner, with Shane Warne declaring that he owed his success to his mentor. ANI

Tory MP barred from playing football because she is a woman
A British MP has been banned from playing football for the Parliamentary side because she is a woman. ANI

Man U legend Scholes announces retirement, set for coaching role
Dissatisfied with playing a part role in the past few weeks, Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has announced his retirement from football with immediate effect. ANI

Afridi was sacked over violation of code of conduct: Ijaz Butt
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt has said that some of the comments made by Shahid Afridi, whom he recently sacked as ODI captain, were against the code of conduct. ANI

Hot Wheels driver breaks world record for distance jump in car
A team Hot Wheels' Yellow Driver has broken the world record for distance jump in a four-wheeled vehicle before the Indianapolis 500. ANI

Djokovic in the form of his life, but won't be able to sustain it: Nadal
Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal has said that while Serbian rival Novak Djokovic is currently in the form of his life, he would find it difficult to sustain that form in the long run. ANI

No guaranteed place for New Zealand's top T20 team in Champions League
New Zealand's Twenty20 champion team is no longer guaranteed a spot at the rich Champions League, potentially costing each major association thousands of dollars in guaranteed revenue. ANI

Gascoigne cleared of drug use charges
Troubled football star Paul Gascoigne has been cleared of charges over an alleged drugs offence. ANI

Lara Bingle's struggle to achieve 'Dancing with the stars' success
Rumours regarding the reality show 'Dancing with the stars' that three couples have been bungling behind the scenes have been rife, and now it seems that the allegations have landed squarely in Lara Bingle's camp. ANI

Tottenham will do everything to win Europa League in 2012: Defoe
Jermain Defoe has insisted that the Tottenham Hotspurs will do everything to win the Europa League next season - and secure a top-four finish. ANI

Tevez set to resume Argentina career
Carlos Tevez will resume his Argentina career after having clear-the-air talks with coach Sergio Batista. ANI

David Beckham was "driving recklessly" before L.A. accident: Witnesses
David Beckham was "driving recklessly" and "speeding really bad" before meeting with an accident earlier this month, witnesses have claimed. ANI

Becks was 'driving recklessly and too fast' before LA car crash
Witnesses have revealed that David Beckham was driving wildly before crashing into the back of a car on a Los Angeles motorway earlier this month. ANI

Ukraine's Klitschko wants to teach UK's Haye a lesson
Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko has said that he wants to teach British rival David Haye a lesson when they face each other in a WBA boxing bout in Hamburg, Germany, on July 2. ANI

Hamilton says will quit F1 if he is shackled
Former Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has said that he would quit Formula One if he was forced to change his gung-ho racing style. ANI

Blatter denies football is in 'crisis' ahead of FIFA presidential election
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has denied that football's world governing body is in crisis, and added that only "the FIFA family" could prevent him from being re-elected on Wednesday. ANI

Hussey backs himself, Ponting and Katich to play on for Australia
Veteran Australian batsman Mike Hussey has said that Simon Katich, Ricky Ponting and himself all deserve new contracts, and Cricket Australia should not think of axing them. ANI

Misbah-ul- Haq 'willing' but not 'desperate' for Pakistan's captaincy
Pakistan test series captain Misbah- ul- Haq has said he is not desperate for captaincy and his priority is to perform well as a player for Pakistan. ANI

Key to good tour is player-management harmony: Alam
Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam has said harmony between players and the management is a key to a successful tour. ANI

David Beckham was "driving recklessly" before accident: Witnesses
David Beckham was "driving recklessly" and "speeding really bad" before meeting with an accident earlier this month, witnesses have claimed. ANI

Afridi blames 'particular lobby' in PCB for his retirement decision
Pakistan's former One-Day International (ODI) captain Shahid Afridi has announced retirement from international cricket, blaming the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for his sudden decision. ANI

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