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Sports News on September 29, 2011

Irish club offer Man City's Tevez an escape route
Irish League club Limavady United have offered Manchester City superstar Carlos Tevez an escape route from his troubles with the Premier League club. ANI

Footballer Darren Clarke struggling for motivation
Football star Darren Clarke has admitted that he is finding it difficult to motivate himself after his stunning Open triumph in July. ANI

Wimbledon plans to have second 'covered' tennis court
Wimbledon is set to embark on a plan to have a second covered court. ANI

'FIFA should ban Tevez from taking active part in football if proven guilty'
FIFA Vice-President Jim Boyce believes that Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez should be banned "from taking an active part in football" if he refused to come on as a substitute during his team's Champions League clash against Bayern Munich on Tuesday. ANI

Rio Ferdinand to hear privacy ruling over 'kiss and tell' story
Rio Ferdinand is ready to hear a ruling regarding a privacy action over a 'kiss and tell' story, which might draw him a maximum of 50,000-pound damage and a worldwide 'contra mundum' injunction if he wins it. ANI

Strauss-led England face major Test from Windies, S. Africa
England's ranking as the world's top Test nation faces a major examination from the West Indies and South Africa next summer. ANI

French Open champ Li Na now eyeing 2012 London Olympics
The 2011 French Open champion Li Na is now eyeing a good performance at the 2012 London Olympic Games. ANI

Younus urges ex-Pak cricketers, media to stop criticizing 'inexperienced' youngsters
Former Pakistan captain Younus Khan has urged former players and the media to refrain from criticizing young cricketers in the country unnecessarily, saying that it severely "dents their confidence". ANI

Scholes admits his youngest son has autism
One of England's finest football players, Paul Scholes, has revealed in his frank new autobiography, Scholes: My Story, the strength he gained from his close family and tells of the support they have been to his youngest son Aiden, who suffers from autism. ANI

Reebok to dole out $25mln damages over false 'leg toning' shoes claims
British sportswear company Rebook will pay 25 million dollars in damages for using false information to sell their 'toning' shoes that claims to shape wearers legs. ANI

Aussie teen tyro Cummins says its a 'big deal' representing state in India
Eighteen-year-old Pat Cummins is still coming to grips with being part of New South Wale's Champions League campaign, let alone the possibility of becoming the second youngest Australian cricketer to represent his country. ANI

Big four out of Indian squad, Bhajji axed for England series
Top four players of the Indian cricket team including Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan were left out of the squad for the first two ODI series against England due to injury. ANI

Naved-ul-Hasan vows to continue working hard to regain place in Pak squad
Discarded Pakistan fast bowler Rana Naved-ul-Hasan has said that he has enough mileage left in him and is eligible for national reckoning due to his 'form and fitness'. ANI

Brit teen crowned world's first football freestyle champion
A British teenager has been crowned the first football freestyle champion of the world. ANI

Pak banker Ali Reza likely to succeed Ijaz Butt as PCB chief
Pakistan's top banker Ali Reza has reportedly emerged as a possible candidate to take over as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman following speculations that Ijaz Butt might not get a contract extension. ANI

Mancini was also banned once for Tevez style bust-up
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini, who is furious with Carlos Tevez for his refusal to play against Bayern Munich, was once banned for six weeks during his playing days for the Argentineian-style bust-up. ANI

Queens Park Rangers still keen to sign Beckham
Queens Park Rangers are still keen to sign midfielder David Beckhma, according to club chief Amit Bhatia. ANI

Australia to play England in June ODI series
Australia is due to play its third one-day series in four years in England next June and July following the release of the England and Wales Cricket Board's 2012 schedule on Wednesday. ANI

Waqar' resignation will hit Pak's series in UAE, Bangladesh, says Misbah
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq reckons that coach Waqar Younis's resignation will affect the team's preparations for the tours to the United Arab Emirates and Bangladesh. ANI

Becks dishes footie tips to kids' football group in LA
David Beckham was spotted taking charge of a children's football group during a training session in Los Angeles, which included his own boys Cruz and Romeo. ANI

Rihanna 'flirting outrageously' with amateur boxing champ Dudley
Rihanna was pictured "flirting outrageously" with model Dudley O'Shaughnessy during the video shoot of her next single. ANI

Warnie finds Hurley 'amazing and very sexy' in 'Gossip Girl'
Shane Warne has revealed that he found his current flame Elizabeth Hurley "amazing and very sexy" on her return to screen in 'Gossip Girl'. ANI

Man City suspends Tevez for not playing against Bayern Munich
Manchester City has suspended striker Carlos Tevez for two weeks while the club probes his refusal to play against Bayern Munich in Champions League. ANI

UK Premier League footballer Bramble busted for sexual assault, drug possession
English Premier League footballer Titus Bramble has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and possession of drugs. ANI

Man United's Christmas panto to poke fun at Rooney's new-grown thatch!
Wayne Rooney's barnet might have been the subject of mockery many a time, but now, his own Man United's youth team will be poking fun at it. ANI

Battle of the WAGS: Posh wary of Cheryl's 'piggy-backing' fashion threat
Cheryl Cole and Victoria Beckham might be icons for many, but when it comes to their opinion on each other, it is widely differing. ANI

Day after refusing to sub for Man City, Tevez turned away from golf club
A day after refusing to play in Manchester City's European match against Bayern Munich, Argentine footballer Carlos Tevez and his wife were not allowed to play at the Tytherington golf club as they had not booked a tee time. ANI

Shane Warne, Liz Hurley display their matching looks at NY airport
Completely transformed Shane Warne and his girlfriend Elizabeth Hurley were spotted walking hand-in-hand looking very much like a perfect couple as they arrived at the New York's JFK airport. ANI

Harper is so calm, so ladylike at 3 months old, says 'delighted' Beckham
David Beckham is so delighted to have their first daughter and says she is so 'feminine' even at just three months old. ANI

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