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Sports News on November 8, 2011

Brooklyn cheers daddy Becks on 'crutches'
Brooklyn Beckham, who was on crutches and limping, still made it a point to watch his famous dad, David, in action, during LA Galaxy's match. ANI

Ryder hoping to return to cricket pitch as 'batsman' next week
New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has decided to keep his bowling ambitions on hold, and is hoping to return to the pitch as early as next week. ANI

Coleen Rooney fuels pregnancy rumours
Coleen Rooney has sparked speculations that she and hubby Wayne are expecting their second child. ANI

Scherzinger bans Cowell from attending 'X Factor' rehearsals
Nicole Scherzinger got so annoyed with Simon Cowell's meddling with her team on 'The X Factor' that she has banned him from attending rehearsals for her team members. ANI

Thorpe fails to qualify for 100m freestyle final at Beijing meet
Champion swimmer Ian Thorpe failed to qualify for both the 100m freestyle final - his specialty event - and the 100m medley final at the FINA World Cup short course meet in Beijing. ANI

England Euro 2012 football team chose strip club as training camp
England's football team for Euro 2012 is scheduled to train at a club, which made news last month when its female supporters posed nude for a fundraising calendar. ANI

Goalie Kuszczak attacks Man U for treating him like a slave
Manchester United's goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak has launched an astonishing attack on his club by claiming he is being treated like "a slave". ANI

Hussey says Australia will target A B de Villiers
Michael Hussey says Australia will target AB de Villiers' suspect hand if the South African vice-captain plays in the first Test in Cape Town starting on Wednesday. ANI

Proteas must work to advance black cricket players: Roebuck
South Africa is hard-pressed to find any black players except Lonwabo Tsotsobe. ANI

Test-like approach to training will serve us well against Proteas: Hussey
Australia's middle order batsman Michael Hussey has said that a Test-like training for the visitors has ensured they are well prepared for the first Test against South Africa to be played at Cape Town from Wednesday. ANI

Parents outraged over Shane Warne's involvement in junk food ads
Parents have condemned Shane Warne for his involvement in junk food commercials. ANI

'Punter' Ponting has an opportunity to bow out on a high in South Africa
All great careers must come to an end, but former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has the opportunity to bow out on a high during the current two Test match series against South Africa. ANI

Ponting likes Australia's preparation against South Africa ahead of Cape Town Test
Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting believes South Africa could suffer from their lack of first-class preparation in the opening Test in Cape Town on Wednesday. ANI

Struggling Felipe Massa given Ferrari green light
Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali has moved to counter speculation that Brazilian racing star Felipe Massa is set for the sack. ANI

Manchester United eying Ronaldo return
Cristiano Ronaldo could be in line for a dramatic return to Manchester United - at Rio Ferdinand's testimonial. ANI

Senior Pak judges blame PCB for ignoring their warnings to check cricket corruption
Senior Pakistan judges, who conducted match-fixing inquiries in the past, have said their recommendations to check corruption in cricket were ignored, and that has led to the latest betting scandal. ANI

Pak will provide legal aid jailed 'spot fixing' cricketers: Rehman Malik
Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that the government would provide legal aid to the jailed cricketers involved in last year's spot fixing scandal. ANI

Paul Gascoigne lived on booze and drugs after end of football career
Paul Gascoigne has revealed that he lived on whisky and cocaine for four months when he retired from football in 2004. ANI

Warne wants his kids to see him play cricket in Big Bash league
Legendary Australian leg spinner Shane Warne has said that one of the reasons for him agreeing to play Cricket Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash tournament is to give a chance to his three children - aged 14, 12 and 10 - to see him play cricket. ANI

Woods accepts apology from ex-caddie Williams, believes slur was "not racist"
American golfer Tiger Woods has accepted former caddie Steve Williams apology for a provocative slur made in Shanghai, describing it as regrettable but "not racist". ANI

Baby Harper is Becks' good luck charm!
Little Harper could not keep her eyes off daddy David Beckham as she watched him score a big win over the weekend in California. ANI

Warne keeps firm grip of fiancee Hurley's hand with Tiger Woods on prowl
Shane Warne tightly held fiancee Liz Hurley's hand during the opening night of his lounge bar, where womaniser Tiger Woods was also present. ANI

England will allow Wags to stay in Krakow base during Euro 2012
The England football team management will allow players' wives and girlfriends to stay in Krakow, Poland, the squad's Euro 2012 base, but they will be allowed into the team hotel only the day after matches. ANI

Spot-fixing scandal may affect upcoming Pak-England series
Pakistan's all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has said last year's cricket spot-fixing scandal and the eventual convictions of the Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt might affect the upcoming series between Pakistan and England in the UAE. ANI

Boxing legend Joe Frazier dies of liver cancer
Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier has died from liver cancer. ANI

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