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Sports News on June 6, 2012

Coleen Rooney poses for matching bikini shot at friend's hen party in Ibiza
Coleen Rooney joined her pals for a pre-wedding party on the party island of Ibiza to celebrate her cousin-in-law Leanne Rooney entering married life. ANI

Alexandra Burke taking acting lessons for US
Singer Alexandra Burke is getting herself equipped with thespian skills as she prepares to take on the US. ANI

Joe Cole to ply his trade at Liverpool after successful spell at French club Lille
Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole would return to Anfield following his successful one-year loan spell at Lille, according to the French club's manager, Rudi Garcia. ANI

Man U slams claim new-boy Kagawa has been signed for selling shirts in Asia
Manchester United commercial director Richard Arnold has slammed claims that Japanese international Shinji Kagawa has been signed up by the club to sell shirts in Asia and to make a profit out of it. ANI

Haye-Chisora grudge match to take place following Luxembourg board's backing
Heavyweight boxer David Haye's grudge match against fellow Brit boxer Dereck Chisora would go ahead following the backing it received from the Luxembourg Boxing Federation (LBF) despite ban threat from the European Boxing Union. ANI

Murray would need 'sublime stroke play' to outwit 'Senor Consistency' Ferrer in French Open
Britain number one Andy Murray would have to resort to sublime stroke play in order to beat world number six David Ferrer, who is known as Senor Consistency, in the quarter final of the French Open. ANI

Amir Khan promises "explosive" performance against Danny Garcia following press conference row
Former IBF Light Welterweight Champion Amir Khan has claimed to be determined to prove critics wrong when he takes on American boxer Danny Garcia for the WBC light welterweight world title on July 14 in Las Vegas. ANI

Man U's Welbeck thanks Fergie for dream of playing in Euros come true
Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck has thanked manager Sir Alex Ferguson for being able join the England Euro squad, he after admitted his fear of his dream being wrecked. ANI

Peter Crouch not relishing 'Couch Potato' stint following Euro snub
Stoke City boss Tony Pulis has admitted that the thought of being a Euro 'Crouch potato' has left Stoke City striker Peter Crouch disappointed. ANI

Murray backs Three Lions to roar in Euro 2012
Tennis ace Andy Murray is supporting England in the Euro 2012. ANI

Liz Hurley ready for 'chaotic future' with Warnie
Elizabeth Hurley has admitted that her future will be 'chaotic' as she and partner Shane Warne juggle the needs of their four children. ANI

Parlour offering 'sex toppings' with pizza slices near Yankee Stadium
An Italian eatery, which is merely steps from the Yankee Stadium, is charging customers for slices of pizza and sex with their wait staff, a new lawsuit has claimed. ANI

Custodian Hart brags of being England's No 1 'dancer' in Crouch's absence at Euros
England goalkeeper Joe Hart has said with Stoke City striker Peter Crouch failing to make it to the Euro 2012 squad, he would certainly be the best dancer in the squad. ANI

Poles turn 'tired changing block' into spanking 'Ikea styled pad' for England Euro stars
England football players will see their Euro 2012 training base on Wednesday, and the newly revamped training base includes every facility, which meet the given standard, including the Ikea furniture. ANI

Caroline Wozniacki launches own underwear line
Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki has launched her own range of underwear, which is to hit stores by September. ANI

Boxer Lauryn Eagle and rugby bad boy Todd Carney 'may be an item'
Lauryn Eagle and Todd Carney, both of whom share a colourful dating history, are said to be Sydney's new glamour sports pairing. ANI

Palmeiras targets Cagliari striker Ribeiro
Brazilian striker Thiago Ribeiro has revealed his desire to leave Serie A club Cagliari and return to his homeland. ANI

Ex-England boss Sven slams 'smear campaign' against "good friend" Hodgson in 'Euro-Rio' row
Former Swedish football manager Sven Goran Eriksson has claimed Roy Hodgson is a victim of a "smear campaign" in the Rio Ferdinand row. ANI

Vanquished Cibulkova says Stosur plays 'like a man'
Czech tennis star Dominika Cibulkova has said Australia's Samantha Stosur plays like a man, after seeing her challenge in the French Open end with a 6-4 6-1 defeat at the hands of Stosur. ANI

Lara Bingle says nude photos not publicity stunt
Lara Bingle has said that her nude photos taken by the paparazzi on the balcony of her Sydney apartment, are not fake. ANI

Barwuah Balotelli registers both family names on Italy shirt for Euros
Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli will sport both his family names on his Italy shirt during the Euro Cup 2012, starting on June 8. ANI

Former Pak captain Sohail says Umar Akmal needs to justify his place in team
Former Pakistan captain Amir Sohail has said it's time Umar Akmal justifies his place in the team, and added that if Umar doesn't matures now as a batsman, then he would be facing tough competition from other players to stay in the team. ANI

Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro debut postponed
Ronaldinho's debut for Atletico Mineiro has been delayed because the club has yet to register his name with Brazil's football confederation. ANI

Russian base jumper sets new record with 6,543m Himalaya jump
A Russian base jumper has set a new world record, by leaping from the top of Shiving, a 6,543 metre high mountain in the Indian Himalayas. ANI

CSA says Proteas' Boxing Day Test snub due to scheduling problems
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has clarified its decision to swap the time-honored Boxing Day Test with a Twenty20 international for the 2012-13 home season. ANI

Pakistan orders probe into hockey team's poor performance
The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has ordered an investigation about the national team' s poor performance in the recently concluded Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup Tournament 2012 in Malaysia where Pakistani team ended at last position among seven teams. ANI

'Plastic Brits' in Team GB to be forced to learn national anthem ahead of Games
UK Athletics head coach Charles van Commenee has said Team GB athletes will have to learn the national anthem before the London Games. ANI

Flower says Anderson was rested over fears of him 'snapping physically and mentally'
England coach Andy Flower has claimed that in-form fast bowler James Anderson was rested because he feared that he would snap physically and mentally. ANI

London hotels incurring huge losses as 'normal tourists' being put off by Olympics
London's hotels are facing a dramatic loss in profits as one third of rooms are found to be unsold over the summer, after tourists have been put off by the Olympics, a survey has found. ANI

Former Pak captain Waqar Younis targets Australian bowling coach job
Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis is eyeing the position of Australia's vacant bowling coach spot after Craig McDermott resigned from the post following the conclusion of West Indies series. ANI

Windies opener Barath welcomes 'respect worthy' Gayle's return to one-day squad
West Indies opener Adrian Barath has welcomed veteran Chris Gayle's return to the one-day squad, even though the recall has come at his expense. ANI

Becks and Posh join celebs to congratulate Queen via video message
David and Victoria Beckham have paid a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee this week, in a special video message. ANI

Hookers to lure Brit footie fans during Euro 2012 with free booze
Ukrainian and Polish hookers are planning an onslaught on Euro 2012 supporters, as they are ready to lure England fans with free vodka and football-themed sex packages. ANI

'Shamed' Pak bowler Asif refutes British political asylum suggestions
Shamed Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif has rubbished claims that he is looking for political asylum in England, and added that he was training regularly to keep himself fit, so that he could play for his country again. ANI

PCB chief Ashraf says 'revival of cricketing ties with India Pak's toughest task'
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf has said reviving cricketing ties with India has been the toughest task of his tenure so far, and expressed the hope that cricket fans in both countries won't have to wait for long to see their favourite players compete against each other. ANI

Ronaldo vows to stay at Real for rest of career
Real Madrid star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has said that he wants to stay at the Spanish club for the rest of his career. ANI

Gunners goalie Szczesny prefers singledom to being with inappropriate girl
Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has admitted that he distrusts British women who "throw themselves" at footie stars. ANI

Rachel Uchitel debuts newborn daughter Wyatt Lilly
Tiger Woods' former mistress Rachel Uchitel, who gave birth to her first child just three weeks ago, debuted her daughter Wyatt Lilly on Tuesday. ANI

'Super fit' Brit Beach Volleyball babes share health tips
Denise Johns and Lucy Boulton, who are two members of Great Britain's Women's Beach Volleyball Team, are sharing their body beautiful secrets, as well as flaunting their own super trim shapes. ANI

Khloe and Lamar heading for splitsville?
Khloe Kardashian and her husband Lamar Odom are reportedly taking some "time apart," after being married for over two years. ANI

Jerome Boateng spends night with ex Playboy model in Berlin hotel
Bayern Munich ace Jerome Boateng has been caught in a late-night hotel tryst with former Playboy model Gina-Lisa Lohfink. ANI

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