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Sports News on April 3, 2012

New hairstyle cost Alex Reid his marriage to Katie Price
Alex Reid has revealed that trying a new style cost him his marriage to Katie Price. ANI

A-Rod shows off new Miami beach house to fellow Yankees
Alex Rodriguez arranged a catered barbecue bash at his brand-new beach mansion in Miami for his New York Yankees teammates. ANI

Golfer Day says Tiger Woods has champion-like look
Golfer Jason Day, who settled for second place last year at the Masters and the US Open, believes Tiger Woods has a champion look in his eyes, something that Rory McIlroy had last year after winning the US Open. ANI

Petrov's leukemia was discovered due to Muamba's cardiac arrest
Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov's leukemia was discovered only after club's players underwent heart tests, in the aftermath of the cardiac arrest, which Bolton Wanderers' Fabrice Muamba endured on the pitch, his teammate Carlos Cuellar reveals. ANI

Vettel cautions rivals to watch out
Two-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel has cautioned his rivals, as he gears up for the next two races in China and Bahrain. ANI

Mancini won't throw Balotelli out of Etihad, but wants him to buckle up
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has warned controversial striker Mario Balotelli to mend his ways if he wants to have a long-term future at the club. ANI

Gavin Henson axed by Cardiff blues over drinking incident on flight
Controversial rugby player Gavin Henson has been dismissed by his club Cardiff Blues, following an alcohol-fuelled incident on the Blues return journey from Glasgow during the weekend. ANI

Jermain Defoe fails to save girlfriend Alexandra Burke's penalty kick
Jermain Defoe found himself in an embarrassing situation when he failed to save a soft penalty kick taken by his girlfriend Alexandra Burke, on a TV show. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone fills up 123k pound Bentley at UK's most expensive petrol station
Tamara Ecclestone pulled up at one of the most expensive petrol stations in the UK to fill up her brand new Bentley GT Continental. ANI

Gauteng cricket board chief rules out void in CSA board
Gauteng Cricket Board (GCB) interim chairman and administrator Ray Mali has said his resignation won't leave a void in the Cricket South Africa Board (CSA). ANI

Pak tennis star Aisam's absence won't hurt team's chances in Davis Cup: Coach
Pakistan tennis star Aisam-ul- Haq Qureshi's absence will not hurt the team's chances in their Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Round II tie against Philippines, coach and non-playing captain Mohammad Khalid Siddiq has said. ANI

Police probes racial abuse allegations against Newcastle United player
Police are probing allegations of racial abuse against Newcastle United defender James Perch on Twitter. ANI

Pak chief selector 'impressed' by Super Eight Twenty20 Cup players
Pakistan's chief selector Iqbal Qasim has said he has been hugely impressed with the players' performance in the Super Eight Twenty20 Cup. ANI

Transparency International seeks PCB support for independent directors in ICC
Transparency International has sought the support of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the inclusion of independent directors on the International Cricket Council (ICC) board. ANI

Becks in latest Burger King ad to promote healthy menu
David Beckham has lent his name to fast food franchise Burger King, as he is promoting one of the chain's new healthier products - a 310 calorie strawberry banana smoothie. ANI

Khloe Kardashian felt 'guilty' for not being with Odom when he was traded
Khloe Kardashian was filled with guilt after she came to know on a flight to New York that husband Lamar Odom had been traded from the LA Lakers to New Orleans. ANI

Posh bans Becks from purchasing sitcom memorabilia
David Beckham is planning to buy a car door from the three-wheeler used in the British sitcom 'Only Fools And Horses', however, convincing wife Victoria will prove to be a tough task. ANI

Hookers being 'cleaned off streets' to boost London's image before Olympics
Sex workers are being 'cleaned off the streets' in a bid to make London more presentable for the Olympics due to start in August. ANI

I love Prince Harry and dreamt I married him', says Cheryl Cole
Cheryl Cole recently revealed about her dream when she became a real life princess after getting married to Prince Harry. ANI

Pakistan ready to host international matches, says Shoaib Malik
Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik said fans were desperate to see foreign teams play international tournaments in the country. ANI

'Draconian' Taliban turns 'cricket lover' in bid to return to power in Afghanistan
The Taliban has said it will promote cricket if it returns to power in Afghanistan in a reply to a query on its webpage. ANI

Oz quick Johnson joins Durham to play in England domestic Twenty20
Out of favor Australian left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has joined Durham county, to play in the Friends Life T20 competition. ANI

Footballers from Merseyside more likely to win England cap: Survey
A new survey has revealed that football players born in the Merseyside area of England are more likely to earn a spot in the England squad. ANI

Former England fast bowler Gough says Strauss should never be sacked
Former England fast bowler Darren Gough believes England skipper Andrew Strauss should never be dropped as the Test captain due to his brilliant track record. ANI

Harris still not confident of getting Oz team place for Barbados Test
Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris believes he will still miss a place in the playing eleven for the first Test match at the Kensington, Oval in Barbados against the West Indies, despite shining in a three-day tour match. ANI

Indian wrestler Geeta Kumari returns home after booking London Olympics berth
Indian wrestler Geeta Kumari returned home on Tuesday after clinching a gold medal at the Asian qualifying tournament in Astana, Kazakhstan, in the 55 kilograms category, becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to book a place for the London Olympics. ANI

Ponting's cricket future hangs in the balance after ODI dumping
Ricky Ponting is all geared up for the Test series against the West Indies, but failure in this series could end one of the most illustrious careers in international cricket, especially after his dumping from the one-day squad. ANI

Unperturbed by captaincy on the line talks, Strauss vows to concentrate on Colombo Test
In the wake of four consecutive Test defeats, England captain Andrew Strauss has vowed to concentrate solely on the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo, and isn't contemplating quitting as captain just yet. ANI

Lalit Modi to appeal against verdict favouring Kiwi cricketer Cairns
Former Indian Premier League commissioner Lalit Modi has confirmed that he will appeal against the verdict that favours former Kiwi cricketer Chris Cairns. ANI

Kelly Brook feels ready for baby now after 'life changing' miscarriage
Kelly Brook, who had a miscarriage when she was five months pregnant, has said that she has "changed her life dramatically" since then. ANI

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