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Sports News on November 9, 2011

Michael Vick's integrity in jeopardy amidst n*ked photo claims
Michael Vick has been caught in his first n*ked photo scandal. ANI

Ashley Cole ordered by Chelsea to see cops over Terry race row
Chelsea defender Ashley Cole has been ordered by the club to talk with Metropolitan Police about the John Terry race row. ANI

'Queens Park Rangers don't need Beckham'
Queens Park Rangers' owner Tony Fernandes has said that the club will not sign David Beckham when the transfer window opens in January 2012 as he reckons that the star midfielder would not even get in the side. ANI

Hamilton eyeing to qualify way ahead of Massa to avoid another clash
British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton plans to avoid another clash with Ferrari's Felipe Massa by qualifying way ahead of him. ANI

Robbie Savage received death threats during football career
Robbie Savage has said that he has received a series of death threats in his career as a top footballer. ANI

Joey Barton slammed for calling reality show stars 'retards'
Joey Barton has been slammed by a disability charity after he called stars of 'The Only Way Is Essex' "retards". ANI

Mike Tyson pays touching tribute to Joe Frazier on Twitter
Mike Tyson has paid a touching tribute to Joe Frazier on Twitter, claiming that it was "an honour" to be compared to the boxing legend during his career. ANI

Warne's presence will attract more attention to T20 Big Bash League: Clark
Sydney Sixers general manager Stuart Clark reckons that the revamped Twenty20 Big Bash League will benefit from champion leg-spinner Shane Warne's decision to come out of retirement to play in the tournament. ANI

I have nothing to fear from Formula One court case: Bernie Ecclestone
A bullish Bernie Ecclestone has claimed that there is "no chance" of the British Revenue and Customs service opening an investigation into his complex financial affairs. ANI

Former rugby player turned gay after stroke
A Welsh bank worker, who was also a former rugby player, has claimed that he turned gay after suffering from a stroke during training. ANI

Qualifying session, race's first part determine outcome of grand prix: Webber
Red Bull's Formula One driver Mark Webber says that qualifying well and getting off to good starts is what he needs to beat reigning world champion teammate Sebastian Vettel. ANI

Tevez at risk of another misconduct charge after going AWOL for Argentina trip
Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has gone absent without official leave after defying the club's instructions to return from Argentina. ANI

Darren Bent ready for his big England audition
Striker Darren Bent has said that he is ready for his England 'audition' to prove he can fill Wayne Rooney's boots. ANI

No one can touch world champions Spain, says Pepe Reina
Liverpool and Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina has said that no one can touch world champions Spain insofar as its slick style of play is concerned. ANI

Katich hires noted sports lawyer for Cricket Australia hearing
Dumped Australian opening batsman Simon Katich has hired a noted sports lawyer to spearhead his defence at the Cricket Australia (CA) disciplinary hearing that he must front over his claim that captain Michael Clarke was behind his Test sacking. ANI

Ashley Cole learning Spanish to impress ladies
Ashley Cole has been learning Spanish and is hoping to get lucky with the ladies. ANI

England rugby star Wilkinson reveals his fight with depression
England's World Cup-winning fly-half Jonny Wilkinson admits to being "obsessive" and confessed to finding it tough to get away from rugby when everyone else left the training ground. ANI

England batting legend, coach Gooch gets an honorary doctorate
England batting legend and batting coach Graham Gooch has received an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from the University of East London, despite leaving school early to do an engineering apprenticeship and admitting that he was "never particularly academic as a youngster". ANI

Delhi Test: India beat West Indies by five wickets
Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar scored a solid 76 to help the team register a comfortable five-wicket victory over the West Indies in the first Test at New Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. ANI

Ponting confident of scoring his first Test century in 22 months
Australian batsman Ricky Ponting admits being disappointed with his recent batting record, but says that he is putting no more pressure on himself than usual going into the Cape Town Test against South Africa today. ANI

Pak 'spot fixing' cricketer Amir shifted to safer prison in UK
Pakistan's cricketer Mohammad Amir, who was jailed for his involvement in last year's spot fixing scandal, would soon be transferred from the notorious Feltham Young Offenders Institution to the much-safer Her Majesty's Prison Portland in Weymouth. ANI

Tevez decides against appealing Manchester City's contract breach ban
Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez will not contest his misconduct charge. ANI

Kolo Toure fined 740k pounds by Manchester City fine for failed drug test
Manchester City have fined defender Kolo Toure six weeks' wages, around 740,000 pounds, as punishment for failing a drug test earlier this year. ANI

Six cricketers, including Misbah-ul-Haq, Salman Butt under income tax scanner
The Pakistan Board of Revenue has started investigating the assets of six cricket players, including current skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and former captain Salman Butt. ANI

Giggs' ex lashes out at footballer Tommy Williams on Twitter
Ryan Giggs' former lover, Imogen Thomas blasted out at Tommy Williams on twitter, alleging that the footballer threatened her over things she wrote about his model wife, Nicola McLean in the past. ANI

Asif in 'good spirits' after 'initial shock' of being imprisoned
Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who was sentenced to 12 months in jail for involvement in a spot-fixing scam last week, is in good spirits in the Category B Wandsworth men's prison in London. ANI

Twenty20 can peacefully coexist with Test, one-day cricket: Warne
Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne reckons that Twenty20 cricket can peacefully coexist with Test and one-day cricket. ANI

Clarke still an important part of my life, says Lara Bingle
Lara Bingle says she still keeps in touch with her ex-fiance Michael Clarke. ANI

'Confident' Warne hoping to 'make a difference' in Twenty20 Big Bash League
Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne says that he can still be a match-winner at 42 for Melbourne Stars in the revamped Twenty20 Big Bash League. ANI

Muhammad Ali leads tributes to 'great champion' Joe Frazier
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has paid tribute to his great rival Joe Frazier, who recently died of liver cancer, saying that 'the world has lost a great champion,' ANI

Salman Butt submits appeal against his spot-fixing trial sentence
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt's lawyers have formally submitted an appeal against his spot-fixing trial sentence by London's Southwark Crown Court. ANI

Coleen Rooney denies pregnancy rumours
Coleen Rooney has squashed rumours of a second pregnancy. ANI

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