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Sports News on January 12, 2012

Hulk Hogan to shave off iconic moustache
Hulk Hogan has revealed that he is planning to shave off his iconic moustache and hair to audition for several films. ANI

Desperate Scousewife Layla Flaherty flashes underwear in skimpy outfit
Desperate Scousewives star Layla Flaherty was spotted flashing her knickers in her extremely short dress outside a club in London on Tuesday night. ANI

Kris Humphries and ex-wife Kim's BFF heckled and taunted during match
Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian's BFF Jonathan Cheban were both subjected to heckles and taunts by the crowd after the PR guru turned up to watch the NBA star in action on the basketball court last night ANI

Khan fight mystery man to explain actions
Mustafa Ameen, the mystery man at the centre of the judging controversy surrounding Amir Khan's defeat by Lamont Peterson, will be present at a hearing next Wednesday to explain his actions, the International Boxing Federation has said. ANI

Ferrari hires renowned ace to regain past glory
Ferrari has former Bridgestone engineer Hirohide Hamashima new tyre director to regain its past glory. ANI

Terry mysteriously remortgages mansion for 4.6m pounds
England and Chelsea FC football captain John Terry has mysteriously remortgaged his mansion for a fourth time - taking his home loan to a massive 4.65 million pounds. ANI

Bacher called into CSA scandal
Former cricket bosses Ali Bacher and Norman Arendse will appear before the committee probing Cricket SA (CSA) and its bonus scandal, the sports ministry said on Wednesday. ANI

Premier League boss Scudamore lauds English football
English Premier League boss Richard Scudamore has praised the manner in which English football has tackled the racism crisis. ANI

Balotelli may extend his contract with Man City: Agent
Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli's agent, Mino Raiola, has claimed that the Italian may extend his contract with the club. ANI

Ahead of Perth face-off, Dhoni hints at Test retirement by 2013
Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday surprisingly revealed that he might consider retiring from Test cricket to improve his chances of playing the 2015 cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. ANI

Suspected Al-Qaeda chief barred from flying to UK
Suspected Al-Qaeda chief Sami Mohamed Ali al-Fadli has been banned from flying to the United Kingdom in wake of a possible terror threat to the 2012 London Olympics. ANI

Nicola McLean and Natasha Giggs butted against each other on Big Brother
Nicola McLean and Natasha Giggs are at loggerheads once again as narrowly survived Georgia Salpa has put them up for eviction from Big Brother House. ANI

Natasha Giggs kisses Kirk Norcross in Celebrity Big Brother house
Romance has already started blossoming in the Celebrity Big Brother house, as Natasha Giggs shared an intimate kiss with nightclub promoter Kirk Norcross. ANI

Imogen gives up on 'weight-loss' resolution with plateful of sweet treats
Imogen Thomas has given up on her New Year's resolution just a week after she announced that she was on a low-carbohydrate Atkins diet to shed the festive weight. ANI

Dhoni says Team India 'need to get smart' over making gestures to fans
Indian captain MS Dhoni has urged his side to be smarter in reacting to fans ahead of the third test at Perth on January 13. ANI

De Villiers says Lanka blitz was pre-planned
South Africa's one-day cricket team captain A.B. De Villiers has praised his bowlers for bowling to a pre-determined plan to skittle Sri Lanka out for its lowest total in one-dayers. ANI

Dhoni rejects Gavaskar's criticism of Team India preferring 'go-karting to practicing'
Indian skipper MS Dhoni has rejected Indian legend Sunil Gavaskar's statement criticising his side for not practicing enough for the Perth Test. ANI

India may drop spinner Ashwin for Perth Test over 'unresponsive green top pitch'
India may drop spinner Ravichandran Ashwin for the third test in Perth, beginning on January 13. ANI

Harris reveals he has nightmares about breaking down again
Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris has admitted that he is nervous about breaking down in his comeback Test on Friday, and adds that he has had restless nights and "bad thoughts" about his chronic injury problems. ANI

Spinner Lyon says he can have success in Perth if picked
Off-spinner Nathan Lyon has urged Australia to be bold and toss him into cricket's version of hell's kitchen at the WACA tomorrow. ANI

David Silva lands in hot water over non-payment of 17k pounds rent
David Silva had caught himself in a legal battle after he refused to pay the 17,000-pound rent on a luxury mansion. ANI

Kris Humphries didn't like how Kim 'disrespected her mother'
One of the reasons Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' ended splitting up is because the NBA player was unhappy with the way she spoke to her family, new reports claim. ANI

Clarke still uncertain about Oz bowling line-up for Perth Test
Skipper Michael Clarke is still uncertain about which bowlers will do duty in the third test against India to be played here from Friday. ANI

Johnson using lay-off to build mental and physical strength
Former Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is using his lay-off after his toe surgery to rebuild his mental strength. ANI

Sticky wickets, maybe, but India's batsmen have got to tough it out: Ganguly
India have a lot to ponder after the Test losses in Melbourne and Sydney - most pertinently whether the team has once again gone soft when playing overseas, feels former skipper Sourav Ganguly. ANI

Thommo's young terror raring to rumble
Matthew Thomson has the slingshot action, the speed and the tools to scare the life out of batsmen. All this chip off the old block needs is a break. ANI

England batters must practice countering Pak spinners: Gooch
England batting coach Graham Gooch has admitted that his batsmen must work out a method of playing spin after an opening day of the final warm-up match when leg-spinner Yasir Shah took five wickets for the PCB XI. ANI

Sachin digs into favourite lamb cutlets as Swami Army spices up Perth for 100th ton
The Swami Army is reportedly looking forward to Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international ton. ANI

Conflict between player and manager can be 'harsh' at times: Rooney
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has confessed that conflicts between a player and his manager are a common in the dressing room, and revealed that these can get 'constant' and 'harsh' at times. ANI

Dravid claims Tendulkar unperturbed about elusive 100th ton
Indian batsman Rahul Dravid has claimed that master blaster Sachin Tendulkar remains unperturbed about his elusive 100th international ton. ANI

No conflict in team: Sehwag
Indian vice-captain and opener Virender Sehwag last night claimed that suggestions of infighting among Indian players were rubbish and rejected reports of a rift between him and captain M.S. Dhoni. ANI

Out of form Johnson says Test career isn't over yet
Australian left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson says his international career isn't done yet and has vowed to fight his way back into the national squad. ANI

Ponting urges India to embrace DRS
Former Australian captain and batsman Ricky Ponting has joined former England skipper Mike Brearley in calling for India to accept the Decision Review System (DRS), notwithstanding its existing imperfections. ANI

Alex Gerrard looks exhausted after gymming to stay trim
Steven Gerrard's wife Alex was spotted in her gym wear on Wednesday looking exhausted. ANI

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