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Sports News on October 16, 2011

'Toughest' Robbie Savage cried after being criticised by 'Strictly' judge
Former Welsh footballer Robbie Savage has revealed that he wept after he was criticised by 'Strictly Come Dancing' judge Craig Revel Horwood in the first week. ANI

Wayne Rooney 'punched taxi that got late to pick him up after night out'
Wayne Rooney has found himself in the middle of another controversy after it was claimed that he punched a VIP minibus in anger when the driver was late picking him up from a night out. ANI

Warner tells SA team "I can hit the ball even better"
Australian cricketer David Warner has warned the South African team ahead of the one-day international series, predicting he's yet to reach top gear. ANI

2012 London Olympics boycott fear over Dow Chemical Company sponsorship deal
The 2012 London Olympics bosses have reportedly held crisis talks over a possible boycott of the event following a sponsorship deal with a firm linked to the 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster. ANI

2012 London Olympics security bill likely to cross one billion pound mark
Fears of terror attacks and rioting are likely to see 2012 London Olympics authorities release the full one billion pound budget earmarked for security for the event. ANI

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel wins Korean F1 Grand Prix
Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel today won the Korean Grand Prix to help Red Bull wrap up a second consecutive constructors' championship. ANI

Steyn backs Arthur to replace Nielsen as Australian cricket coach
South African fast bowler Dale Steyn reckons that former South Africa coach Mickey Arthur would be the right man to replace Tim Nielsen as the new Australian cricket coach. ANI

Flower slams Swann's criticism of Pietersen in his new book
England coach Andy Flower has slammed off-spinner Graeme Swann for criticizing star batsman Kevin Pietersen in his autobiography, 'The Breaks Are Off, My Autobiography'. ANI

Ajmal feels Pak bowlers 'can get the better of Sri Lankan batsmen'
Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has said he thinks that the national team's bowling attack "can get the better of the Sri Lankan batsmen" in the upcoming Test series in the UAE. ANI

Shane Warne makes Liz Hurley 'happy'
Elizabeth Hurley has revealed that her new lover Shane Warne makes her happy. ANI

Wayne Rooney 'named Premier League's top Tweeter'
Wayne Rooney has been named the Premier League's top tweeter, according to a new survey. ANI

Bracken back on track after 'spot-fixing' allegation
Days after Nathan Bracken's name was mentioned by alleged bookie Mazhar Majeed in a spot-fixing court case in London, it was business as usual for the former Australian fast bowler. ANI

Nancy Dell'Olio being booted out of o1.8m flat by ex Sven Goran Eriksson
Strictly Come Dancing star Nancy Dell'Olio is being booted out of former lover and ex-England manager Sven Goran Eriksson's 1.8million-pound London apartment, five years after they split up. ANI

'Manchester City will fight to the end for Premier League title': Mancini
Ahead of the Premier League clash between Manchester City and Manchester United, Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini insists that his team is determined to hold the championship table lead till the end of the season. ANI

England playing 'superb cricket': Ramprakash
Former England batsman Mark Ramprakash has hailed the national team for playing "superb cricket". ANI

Olympics 2012 will be repeat of 'wash-out' royal wedding, warn London restaurateurs
Restaurant owners in London have warned that Olympics 2012 may not serve as a boon for their business and they will lose out. ANI

Giggs' sis-in-law ex lover reveals all about their public slanging match
Ryan Giggs' sister-in-law ex-lover Natasha has spoken out about her vicious street row with the Manchester United footballer and his wife Stacey when she bumped into him for the first time since she exposed their secret eight-year affair. ANI

New Zealand Cricket to resist Cricket Australia's likely bid to sign Wright as coach
New Zealand Cricket (NZC)'s Director of Cricket John Buchanan has said that he would resist any advances from Cricket Australia (CA) to sign Black Caps coach John Wright to replace Tim Nielsen as the new Australian cricket coach. ANI

Dad threatened to sue me for using his brand, says Tamara Ecclestone
Tamara Ecclestone has revealed that her first business project nearly ended in the High Court when her father threatened to sue her. ANI

Parore backs 'experienced' Rixon to replace Nielsen as Australian cricket coach
Former New Zealand wicketkeeper Adam Parore reckons that former Black Caps coach Steve Rixon is the best man to replace Tim Nielsen as the new Australian cricket coach. ANI

Tindall, wife put past tensions behind to enjoy belated honeymoon
Mike Tindall was pictured frolicking around romantically with his newlywed bride Zara Phillips as they relaxed playfully on a belated honeymoon. ANI

Oz female cricketers "closing gap" between men's, women's game: Fitzpatrick
Australia's female cricketers have been making progress in their fight for recognition and financial reward, VicSpirit coach Cathryn Fitzpatrick has said. ANI

Man U's Evra claims of racist abuse by Suarez
Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has accused Liverpool striker Luis Suarez of racist abuse in Saturday's 1-1 Premier League clash between the two teams and has demanded action be taken against the Uruguayan. ANI

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