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Sports News on February 3, 2012

Kristin Cavallari puts marriage on hold till baby's born
Kristin Cavallari has put her wedding on hold until after her baby is born because she does not want to be a pregnant bride. ANI

Becks says he doesn't need to use padding for his underwear ads
David Beckham has revealed that he has never used paddings or shoved socks down his underwear for a photo shoot because he does not need to. ANI

Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice close to making a comeback
Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice could make a come back to the competition, for the first time since undergoing shoulder surgery at next week's New South Wales State Swimming Championships in Sydney. ANI

Button says will emulate Schumacher and Raikkonen, long Formula One stints
McLaren driver Jenson Button has said he will be in Formula One for the long haul and believes he has learnt lessons from the comebacks of former champions Michael Schumacher and Kimi Raikkonen. ANI

Kim Kardashian 'dating hot new NFL player'
Kim Kardashian, who broke up with NBA star Kris Humphries after their 72 days of marriage, has reportedly found new love in New York Jets quarterback, Mark Sanchez. ANI

Scherzinger calm over 'X Factor' axing while Paula Abdul's furious
Nicole Scherzinger seems to be handling the news of her axing from 'X Factor USA' much better than Paula Abdul. ANI

English cricket is in good state despite loss against Pakistan: Waugh
Former Australian captain Steve Waugh believes England cricket is still in good shape despite being thrashed by Pakistan in the UAE. ANI

Hamilton convinced he can win all Grand Prix this season
McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton believes he can win all Grand Prix races this season, as he is mentally much better placed than last year. ANI

Man City will not crack under pressure, says captain Kompany
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes his team will not snap under pressure and are mentally strong enough to go on and win the Premier League title. City is aiming for its first domestic title since 1968 and has already crashed out of both domestic cups ANI

Drogba's China shirt number decided, but deal facing stalemate
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will be given the number 11 shirt if he joins the Chinese soccer club Shanghai Shenhua after his contract with Chelsea expires at the end of the season, according to the Chinese media. ANI

Harbhajan Singh should be recalled to Indian team: Saqlain Mushtaq
Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq has said off-spinner Harbhajan Singh should be recalled back to the Indian team. ANI

Becks celebrates H 'n' M underwear launch with BFF until 3am
David Beckham, who was surrounded by family and friends on Thursday as he toasted the launch of his Bodywear line for H and M at the official after-party in Millbank, continued the celebrations with an extra exclusive after-party with BFF James Corden until the wee hours. ANI

Nicole Scherzinger shakes off X Factor axe with sexy ad for London Fog
Nicole Scherzinger, who was dropped from her role as a judge on 'The X Factor', has showed Simon Cowell that she's certainly not short of work by starring in a racy new London Fog campaign. ANI

Kasprowicz wants bowlers to get benefit of doubt if batsmen play switch hit
Former Australian fast bowler Mike Kasprowicz feels its fair to allow batsmen to play the switch hit, but only on two conditions which are the ball cannot be considered to be pitching outside leg stump for a leg before wicket and the second one is, the benefit of the doubt should then go to the bowler. ANI

Ferguson wants Man U to improve record at Stamford Bridge
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted it's time for his team to improve their poor record at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea. ANI

Terry likely to be 'stripped' of England captaincy
England captain John Terry will not lead the England team at Euro 2012 after the Football Association (FA) decided to strip him of his captaincy, a report claims. ANI

Mourinho ready to manage Chelsea again
There is speculation linking Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho with a managerial job at his former club Chelsea. ANI

Waqar Younis urges ICC to review five-year ban on spot-fixer Amir
Former Pakistan captain and coach Waqar Younis has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to review its five-year ban on young fast bowler Mohammad Amir over a spot fixing scandal. ANI

Gym junkie Madonna shows toned body before 2012's Super Bowl
Madonna, who will be performing in front of an expected 100m plus viewers at the her Super Bowl half time, appears to have been hitting the gym hard in preparation of her act. ANI

New Zealand wins first ODI against Zimbabwe by 90 runs
New Zealand has comprehensively the Zimbabwe cricket teamin the first ODI held at Dunedin's University Oval today. ANI

Brains may be 'hard-wired' for addiction
Addiction is in part a "disorder of the brain," say scientists. ANI

Egyptian football bloodshed was 'sheer butchery', says Ex-Spurs ace
Former Tottenham Hotspurs midfielder Hossam Ghaly has said he fled from Wednesday night's nightmare Egyptian football riot and termed the scenes during the riots as 'sheer butchery'. ANI

FIFA solicits 'full report' after violence kills more than 70 in Egypt
Football International Federation Association (FIFA) has demanded a full report into Wednesday's violence in Egypt during a football match, which had killed more than 70 people. ANI

Boxing world mourns Dundee's demise
Several boxing stars have paid homage to legendary trainer Angelo Dundee, who died on Wednesday evening after a heart attack. ANI

'Unperturbed' Wade vows to cement his place in Australian team
Australian wicket keeper Matthew Wade has vowed to cement his place in the Australian team after performing brilliantly in the first Twenty20 match against India. ANI

Kasprowicz wants bowlers too switch it up as well
Former Australian fast bowler Mike Kasprowicz feels its fair to allow batsmen to play the switch hit only if bowlers are given equal liberties too. ANI

Duchess Kate could become patron of England cricket
The Duchess of Cambridge took on four patronages last month, but it looks like there might be another one opening up for her. ANI

Pietersen insists that he has no problem against left-arm spinners
England batsman Kevin Pietersen continues to insist that he does not have a big problem against left-arm spin. ANI

Obama not hosting annual Super Bowl party this year
Barack Obama will not be having a big Super Bowl get together this year, and will be watching the game with his family only, the White House said Thursday. ANI

Loving hubby Wayne Rooney takes wife Coleen to watch theatre show
Wayne Rooney, who seems to do anything to make his wife Coleen happy, was spotted out on a date night with his wife Coleen to watch 'Oliver!' at the Palace Theatre in Manchester. ANI

Madonna picks NY Giants Eli Manning for date over Patriots' Tom Brady
Madonna, who is set to perform during halftime of Super Bowl XLVI, has revealed that she would rather date NY Giants quarterback Eli Manning than Patriots' pretty boy Tom Brady. ANI

Teen's mum buys back 'snatched' Djokovic's shirt for $5500 in auction
The mother of the teenager who had Novak Djokovic's Australian Open shirt "snatched" out of her hand by another woman, has bought the garment for 5500 dollars in an auction. ANI

No Indian govt. nod to BCCI yet for resumption of Indo-Pak series: PCB chief
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf has said the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) has not yet been given clearance by the Indian Government to resume cricketing ties with Pakistan. ANI

Concussions caused by series of hits not single blow
Concussions are likely caused by many hits over time and not from a single blow to the head, as commonly believed, a two-year study of high school football players has suggested. ANI

IPL isn't distraction: Strauss
England captain Andrew Strauss doesn't believes the money-spinning Indian Premier League (IPL) is a distraction for his players, as his team stares at a series whitewash against Pakistan in the final Test match of the series. ANI

Australian selectors likely to keep faith with spinners
Australian selectors are most likely to name an unchanged squad for the second Twenty20 match against India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground after they thrashed India by 31 runs in the first of the two-match Twenty20 series. ANI

Tigers want exhibition game in India for Melbourne's Indian population
The Richmond Football Club which is also known as Tigers, is keen to play an exhibition match in India this month to bridge the gap with Melbourne's vast Indian population. ANI

Strauss warns England cricketers to 'perform' or 'perish' against Pak
England captain Andrew Strauss has warned his squad to perform against Pakistan in the final Test match of the series or risk losing their spots for their forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka next month. ANI

Christine Bleakley took Frank Lampard to 'world's most stunning coastline'
Christine Bleakley, who is from Northern Ireland, revealed how she spent her time when she took her fiance, footballer Frank Lampard, home for the first time. ANI

Liz Hurley keeps up with bright and young co-stars on sets of 'Gossip Girl'
Elizabeth Hurley, who is old enough to be the mother of the actors on 'Gossip Girl', cut a contemporary dash while filming her scenes as empowered media mogul, Diane Payne for the show in New York. ANI

Balotelli gets another parking ticket while out on dinner with girlfriend
Mario Balotelli has picked up another car fine while he was out for dinner with his girlfriend on Wednesday night in Manchester. ANI

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