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Sports News on January 15, 2012

BCCI disappointed over India's performance Down Under
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Vice President Rajiv Shukla expressed his discontent over the performance of the Indian team in the third test match against Australia at Perth. ANI

Nancy Dell'Olio starts New Year afresh by dumping pastry chef boyfriend
Sven-Goran Eriksson's former girlfriend Nancy Dell'Olio has put a fresh start to the new year, as she is back on the singles market after splitting from toyboy boyfriend James 'Jocky' Petrie. ANI

Bhogle blames youngsters for Team India's struggling performances overseas
Indian cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle has said youngsters in the Team India have failed to utilize opportunities effectively, which is a major reason for India's stumbling performance in the overseas tournaments. ANI

Amir's family says they've not yet received official date of release from UK prison
Family members of spot-fixing convict Mohammad Amir have said they have not yet received an official confirmation of the date of his release from the Portland Prison in the United Kingdom. ANI

Newcastle manager Pardew front-runner to succeed Capello as England boss
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has emerged as the front-runner to succeed Fabio Capello as England boss, alongside West Brom's Roy Hodgson and Harry Redknapp. ANI

Jeremy Clarkson gets daughter 'slow' Ford Fiesta instead of supercar
Jeremy Clarkson has bought his daughter a bargain-basement Ford Fiesta, despite her demand for a high-end car. ANI

Love cheat Natasha Giggs plans to work on winning back hubby Rhodri
Natasha Giggs, who cheated on her husband Rhodri with brother-in-law Ryan Giggs has revealed that she wants to rebuild her relationship with her hubby. ANI

Boxing champ Vitali Klitschko says playing table tennis daily prepares him for fights'
Reigning World Boxing Champion Vitali Klitschko plays table tennis every day ahead of his clash with British opponents, Dereck Chisora and David Haye. ANI

Stephanie Rice wasn't 'emotionally affected' by split with Quade Cooper
Stephanie Rice has revealed that parting ways with Australian rugby union player Quade Cooper did not devastate her. ANI

Bollywood stars shine at thrilling 'Celebrity Cricket League' match
Bollywood stars were at their aggressive best during a thrilling game of cricket at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. ANI

Kenya's Moiben wins men's title at Mumbai Marathon
Kenya's Laban Moiben bagged the top honours in the men's category in the ninth edition of the Mumbai Marathon here today ANI

Perth Test: Dhoni handed one match ban for slow over rate
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been handed over a one-match ban for slow over rate in the Perth Test against Australia, which the visiting side lost by an innings and 37 runs. ANI

Christine Bleakley fights food poisoning to get back on 'ice'
Christine Bleakley, who has been bed ridden after food poisoning is battling to shake off the illness in time for a second 'Dancing On Ice' show. ANI

Kris Humphries' sister to star in new reality TV show
Kris Humphries' sister Kaela will get her own moment of reality TV fame with her new show which will premiere this Tuesday. ANI

Swann rejects Ajmal's 'mystery ball' claims ahead of Pak-England series
England spinner Graeme Swann has rejected his Pakistani counterpart Saeed Ajmal's claim that the latter has developed a special delivery for the opponent team, as the same mind game that had been played by Aussie legend Shane Warne in the past. ANI

Scottish rugby star Rory Lamont apologises for Obama 'whore' tweet
A rugby player for Scotland international has apologised after calling Barack Obama a "whore" on Twitter. ANI

Australian skipper Clarke eyes number one position in ICC Test Rankings
Australian skipper Michael Clarke, who led his team to a superb victory against India in the Perth Test, today expressed confidence that his side would be number one in Test rankings. ANI

Latif wants war on match fixing to be stepped up
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif said that the war on match fixing should be stepped up, as it still remains a huge issue despite the ICC's best efforts to curb it. ANI

McGrath backs Broad to emulate his achievements
Aussie legend Glenn McGrath has reckoned that England bowler Stuart Broad can become a great player, and will most likely to emulate his own achievements. ANI

Dhoni blames himself for Team India's dismal performance in Australia
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday put the blame on himself for his side's dismal performance against Australia in the ongoing test series. ANI

Wayne Rooney says he is stricter parent than wife Coleen
Wayne Rooney has revealed that he is a stricter parent than his wife Coleen and that he would love to have more children. ANI

Coronation Street stars Brooke and Helen reunite as Swansea WAGS
Brooke Vincent and Helen Flanagan, who play the Webster sisters on the soap opera 'Coronation Street', are set to come together in real life too as their footballer boyfriends have been signed on by the same team. ANI

Muhammad Ali fans cheer for his 70th birthday in Kentucky
Fans and friend of Muhammad Ali sang 'Happy Birthday' and chanted 'Ali! Ali!' at a party to celebrate the upcoming 70th birthday of the boxing legend, which is on January 17. ANI

Oz to become World No. 1 cricket nation due to sound infrastructure: Collymore
Former West Indies pace bowler Corey Collymore has predicted that Australia will soon become the sport's super power due to its sound infrastructure. ANI

Tremlett 'rearing' to take on Pak in upcoming UAE series
English cricketer Chris Tremlett has said that he is fit for a Test berth for the upcoming series against Pakistan, after recovering from an eye infection. ANI

ICC mulling introducing T20 cricket in Olympics by 2020
The International Cricket Council is considering a bid to have cricket back into the Olympics after over a century, Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has said. ANI

How becoming a dad helped Nigel De Jong re-unite with his own father
Nigel De Jong has revealed that it was only when he became a father himself - just weeks before joining Manchester City three years ago - that he finally decided to mend broken ties with his own 'estranged' dad. ANI

India pounded by innings defeat in Perth, Oz wins series
The humiliation continued for India as Australia thrashed the visiting side by an innings and 37 runs on the third day of the match at the WACA ground in Perth on Sunday. ANI

Madonna nervous about performing at Super Bowl
Madonna, who has called staging her Super Bowl show "daunting", has recently confessed that she hasn't watched a football game from start to finish in decades. ANI

ICC boss Lorgat calls on cricket nations to challenge dominant BCCI's decisions
International Cricket Council Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has called on nations, including Australia, to be strong enough to challenge India on key issues such as the Decision Review System and the delayed global Test championship. ANI

ITV show contestant chasing Mark Wright exposed as Joey Barton's ex
'Take Me Out' contestant Toni Anwyll, who is chasing Mark Wright on the show, has been revealed as Joey Barton'sormer girlfriend. ANI

Abbey Crouch struggles to push hair out of her face with freshly painted nails
Abbey Crouch was spotted struggling to push her hair out of her face after getting her nails freshly painted from aarlour in Liverpool. ANI

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