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Sports News on January 6, 2012

Ryan Harris engaged to girlfriend
Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris announced his engagement to long-time girlfriend Cherie Lewis on Facebook. ANI

Natasha Giggs gets awkward greeting from Nicola McLean at CBB house
Nicola McLean gave an awkward greeting to Natasha Giggs as they came face to face in the Celebrity Big Brother house after their public feud over sex scandal. ANI

Tiger Woods' ex-wife going great with new love
Tiger Woods' ex-wife Elin Nordegren's romance with wealthy businessman Jamie Dingman is becoming stronger and stronger. ANI

Hamilton wishes to fight with teammate Button for F1 title
Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton who turns 27 year tomorrow, has expressed his birthday wish for this year to fight with his McLaren team partner Jenson Button for the world title this season. ANI

Amir Khan cries foul over ringside intervention during defeat
Former World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation Light-Welterweight Champion, Amir Khan, has pointed finger at an unidentified man for interfering in his title match against Lamont Peterson. ANI

Bob Hawke downs a beer at SCG
Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke drank a cup of bear in one go at Sydney Cricket Ground during second test match between India and Australia, after accepting a challenge from cricket fan. ANI

Online bookmaker bets on Stephanie Rice's next beau
Online bookmaker has opened the market to bet on Olympic swimmer Stephanie Rice's next boyfriend. ANI

Force India's Di Resta hopeful of podium finish in 2012
Force India driver Paul Di Resta, who finished 13th in the F1 championship last year, believes he is on the brink of securing his first podium finish in Formula One. ANI

Bresnan doubtful for England's first Test against Pakistan in Dubai
Tim Bresnan, who was unable to attend a pre-Christmas training camp in South Africa after surgery on his right elbow at the start of December, is set to miss Saturday's three-day warm-up game and is also doubtful for England's first Test against Pakistan in Dubai this month. ANI

Alex Rodriguez kisses new squeeze Torrie Wilson at Lakers game
Alex Rodriguez sealed his new relationship with Torrie Wilson as the two shared a public kiss while they were sitting courtside at the Los Angeles Lakers-Houston Rockets game in LA. ANI

Danielle Lineker reveals new Shakespeare sideboob tattoo
Danielle Lineker showed off her brand new tattoo quoting William Shakespeare, just beneath her arm on her left ribcage. ANI

What 2012 has in store for Cheryl Cole
A British astrologer and media personality looked at Cheryl Cole's stars to see what the New Year 2012 beholds for her. ANI

Robbie Savage strips off to promote testicular cancer awareness
Robbie Savage has posed nude for Cosmopolitan's February n*ked centrefold issue to promote Everyman's testicular cancer campaign. ANI

Nicklas Bendtner arrested again after early morning fight
Nicklas Bendtner was arrested after he got into a fight in the early hours of Thursday at a luxury hotel in Gateshead, England. ANI

I am happy to be at ITV now, says Christine Bleakley
Christine Bleakley, who was recently sacked from the BBC show 'Daybreak' has said that she is very happy to be at ITV now. ANI

Tiger Woods ex-wife Elin Nordegren knocks down $12mn mansion
Tiger Woods ex-wife Elin Nordegren has demolished her 12 million dollars mansion in Florida to make space for her own dream house at the same location. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone drips in œ100k gems at Dubai beach
Tamara Ecclestone was spotted wearing 50,000 pounds diamond earrings, a Rolex and a 25,000 pounds diamond-encrusted gold Cartier love bracelet while holidaying at a Dubai beach. ANI

'Injured' Oz pacer Pattinson ruled out for rest of ongoing Test series against India
Australian pace sensation James Pattinson has been ruled out for the rest of the ongoing series between India and Australia due to a foot injury. ANI

Ronaldo and Irina Shayk make most of 2nd row seats at basketball game
Cristiano Ronaldo and his girlfriend Irina Shayk made the most of their second row seats at a basketball game between Real Madrid and F.C. Barcelona in Spain. ANI

Bleakley plays 'capable stepmother' to fiance's kids outside TV studio
Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard, who were recently dragged into an ugly row after his ex Elen Rivas launched a scathing online attack on them, looked like the perfect family as they left the TV studio on Wednesday. ANI

Michael Clarke's girlfriend crowned No. 1 WAG
Michael Clarke's girlfriend Kyly Boldy was officially named Australia's No. 1 cricket WAG by the woman who used to hold the crown, Ricky Ponting's wife Rianna Ponting. ANI

Australia thrash India by innings and 68 runs in Sydney Test
Australia thrashed India by an innings and 68 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the test match played at the Sydney Cricket Ground here. ANI

Burglar in Mike Tyson's room makes lucky escape
A burglar had a fortunate escape after he broke into Mike Tyson's hotel room, but got out unhurt as the boxer was sleeping at the time. ANI

Hart urges City teammates to be wary of United backlash
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has asked his team mates to stop thinking about their last win over Manchester United at Old Trafford and prepare for their next clash with renewed vigor. ANI

Malik vows to provide 'box security' to all cricket teams touring Pak
Pakistan Interior Minister Rahman Malik has vowed to provide 'box security', including bulletproof and bombproof buses, which would be cordoned by four vehicles, to not only Bangladesh but all foreign cricket teams touring Pakistan. ANI

UAE pitches to benefit Pak more than England, says pacer Cheema
Pakistan pace bowler Aizaz Cheema has said he intends to utilize his knowledge of the country's pitches in the United Arab Emirates to take on England in the forthcoming series. ANI

Marathon runners 6 times more likely to catch cold
While going for regular brisk walks can cut flu risk, running a marathon can make an individual 2-6 times more susceptible to the respiratory infection, a new study has revealed. ANI

England not worried by Oz resurgence against India: Collingwood
England batsman Paul Collingwood, who is playing in the Big Bash League for Perth Scorchers, has said that Australia's resurgence against India is not a cause of worry for Andrew Strauss' Test team. ANI

Mancini says more cash can help City end United's dominance
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has asked the club owners to back him in the transfer market so that he could help City land their first Premier League trophy in 44 years. ANI

Clarke has grown into superb captain: Warne
Spin legend Shane Warne has said that people are starting to see the real Michael Clarke and the new Test skipper has the full support of Australia's cricket fans. ANI

Third sexual assault charge levied against Titus Bramble
Footballer Titus Bramble is now staring at a third sexual assault charge against him, related to one of the existing complaints. ANI

Prior's signing for Bangladesh Cricket League could spell end of England ODI career
English wicketkeeper Matt Prior has signed up for the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) auction after failing to cement a place in England's 50-over and Twenty20 squads. ANI

Proposed Bangladesh tour in April will revive international cricket in Pak: Malik
Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that the proposed tour of the Bangladesh cricket team in April 2012 will help revive international cricket in the country. ANI

'Heartbroken' Afridi vows 'never to be cricket captain again'
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has vowed to never resume his cricket captaincy but continue playing cricket as a team member after having seen his tenure marred by controversies. ANI

ESPN's Jon Gruden mistakes Michelle Obama for colleague at Orange Bowl
ESPN's Jon Gruden mistook Michelle Obama for his colleague Lisa Salters at the annual Orange Bowl game. ANI

Clarke's bat sponsor misses crowning glory at Sydney
The 100th SCG Test has been skipper Michael Clarke's crowning glory, as he scored 329 not out, but for the sporting goods brand that has sponsored him since he was 12 it has been like missing the glorious occasion, as the contract expired on New Year's eve. ANI

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