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Sports News on January 27, 2012

Becks gets 'nightmares about 1998 World Cup red card'
David Beckham has revealed that the red card given to him during the 1998 World Cup and the reaction that followed still haunts him. ANI

Victoria Pendleton debuts new ladies' bikes at Halfords
Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton is launching her new range of pretty ladies' bikes at Halfords. ANI

Samba blames Venky's for breaking promises
Blackburn Rovers captain Christopher Samba has launched a scathing attack on the club's Indian owners, Venky's for failing to meet the promises made. ANI

Chris Samba wants to 'divorce' Blackburn Rovers
Chris Samba, who captains Blackburn Rovers, desperately wants to leave the Premier League club and seeks a 'divorce'. ANI

Becks and Scott Disick spend boy's night out at Lakers- Clippers game
London, Jan 27 : David Beckham and Scott Disick had a boys night out as they attended a basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers and enjoyed a night of banter as the home team went on to win 96-91. ANI

Mourinho faces axe if he fails to win trophies
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho needs to win the Champions League and the La Liga to ensure his job at the Santiago Bernabeu. ANI

Football star Barton ridicules FA's 'warning' letters
Controversial footballer Joey Barton has scoffed at the Football Association for sending him a warning letter after he rightly predicted the results of two matches that took place on Sunday. ANI

Frank Lampard turned Christine Bleakley into football fan
Christine Bleakley has revealed that she didn't care much about football earlier, but after dating Frank Lampard she now attends all the games with his father. ANI

Eli Manning beats Tom Brady as top adultery choice among women
When it comes to having an affair, married women would prefer New York Giant quarterback Eli Manning over Tom Brady of the New England Patriots, a survey found. ANI

'Actual cost of staging 2012 London Olympics 'five times 2005 estimate of 2.37 pounds bn'
The actual cost of staging the 2012 Olympics is expected to be five times the estimated figure when London won the bid in 2005,an investigation has found. ANI

Lankan team criticized over poor performance without being given chance to explain: Jayawardene
Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene has said that immense pressure had been mounted on the team after its dismal show, adding that they were criticized without having been given an opportunity to explain their point of view. ANI

Indian batting greats not has-beens: Kohli
India's ageing batting kings shouldn't be treated as has-beens for their flops in Australia, century-maker Virat Kohli has said. ANI

Adelaide Test: Australia four wickets away from a 4-0 whitewash
Australia on Friday closed in on a series whitewash, needing just four more Indian wickets at the Adelaide Oval here, to seal an incredible four nil scoreline ANI

'Ready' Azarenka wants maiden Grand Slam title 'really bad'
Belarusian tennis ace Victoria Azarenka has said she is ready to perform to the best of her potential in the Australian Open final clash with Russian opponent Maria Sharapova. ANI

Nadal 'confident' for Open final after semi-final win against 'greatest' Federer
Former World No.1 Rafael Nadal has reckoned that he is confident for the Australian Open final after having defeated 'the greatest (player) in history', Roger Federer in the semi-final clash. ANI

Duchess Camilla and Theo Walcott encourage kids to take up book reading
The Duchess of Cornwall and Arsenal striker Theo Walcott joined hands in a campaign aimed to develop the reading habit in kids and adults. ANI

Petra Ecclestone steps out looking like bumblebee
Petra Ecclestone was spotted wearing bright yellow jeans in West Hollywood. ANI

Abu Dhabi cricket pitch "nightmare" for fast bowlers: Shoaib Akhtar
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said the cricket ground in Abu Dhabi, where Pakistan and England are engaged in a Test match, is not at all suitable for fast bowlers. ANI

Khan camp awaits rematch fate as Peterson decides to wait
Former World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation Light-Welterweight Champion Amir Khan is still awaiting the fate of his rematch against current champion Lamont Peterson. ANI

Roger Federer's twins turned up to cheer for daddy
Roger Federer's two-year-old twin daughters turned up to support daddy at the Australian Open semi final match against Rafael Nadal on Thursday. ANI

I'm disorganized, completely and utterly disorganized: Redknapp to cops
Tottenham Spurs manager Harry Redknapp has told the police detectives during his tax-dodging trial that he is completely disorganized and is even unable to write anything. ANI

ECB concerned over danger to cricket from pirate websites
England and Wales Cricket Board chief Giles Clarke has said the game of cricket faces danger from pirate websites who have complicated the fight against corruption. ANI

Ross Taylor doubtful for remainder of Zimbabwe tour due to calf injury
New Zealand captain Ross Taylor's participation in the first cricket test against Zimbabwe and the rest of the series is in doubt after he suffered a suspected torn calf muscle. ANI

'Injured' Pattinson hopes to be fighting fit for upcoming ODI tri-series
Australian pacer James Pattinson has expressed hope that he will get completely fit to play in the upcoming One- Day International tri-series. ANI

Hulk Hogan to body slam Kasabian for checking into hotels under his name
Wrestling legend Hulk Hogan is ticked off with rock band Kasabian after he found out that the group was checking into hotels under his name. ANI

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