• Usain Bolt hails Bale's Spanish Cup final stunner 2 hours 4 minutes ago

    Olympic champion Usain Bolt has hailed Gareth Bale's brilliant winner for Real Madrid in Wednesday's King's Cup final against Barcelona, saying it was the kind of goal any sprinter would be proud of. Wales winger Bale picked up the ball wide on the left on the halfway line five minutes...
  • Rihanna settles multimillion-dollar lawsuit with ex-accountants 2 hours 28 minutes ago

    Reuters: Pop star Rihanna has agreed to settle a lawsuit with her former accountants accusing them of mismanaging her finances and costing her millions of dollars, lawyers for the parties told a federal judge on Thursday. The terms of the deal were not disclosed during a brief hearing before U.S....
  • Miley Cyrus remains hospitalized, cancels two more concerts 2 hours 31 minutes ago

    Reuters: Miley Cyrus, who is suffering from a sinus infection, has postponed two more U.S. concerts on her "Bangerz" tour as the pop star remains hospitalized following an allergic reaction to antibiotics, her concert promoter said on Thursday. Cyrus, 21, called off upcoming shows in Nashville, Tennessee, on Friday and...
  • Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial for assault 2 hours 48 minutes ago

    Reuters: A man who accused singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of breaking his nose testified on Thursday that the R&B artist punched him because he did not want to pose for a photo. The testimony came on the first day of the misdemeanor assault trial of Brown's bodyguard, Christopher...
  • Nokia suspends Lumia 2520 tablet sales due to electric shock risk 3 hours 21 minutes ago

    Helsinki: Nokia has suspended sales of its Lumia 2520 tablet in some European countries while it fixes a fault with charger units which it said on Thursday could pose a risk of causing an electric shock. Nokia said there was a risk that the plastic cover of certain AC-300 charger...
  • Kuchar shrugs off Masters letdown, grabs early Heritage lead 3 hours 54 minutes ago

    Matt Kuchar shrugged off his Masters near-miss last week to surge into the clubhouse lead during the opening round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Thursday. Kuchar, who contended in Sunday's final round at Augusta National before slipping back into a tie for fifth, put that disappointment behind...
  • Struggling Barcelona to face Athletic Bilbao without Neymar and Alba 6 hours 2 minutes ago

    Barcelona's defeat in the King's Cup final means La Liga is their only chance of major silverware and anything other than a home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday would almost certainly end their dwindling title hopes. The 2-1 reverse to Real Madrid at Valencia's Mestalla stadium on Wednesday capped...
  • EPL: Luis Suarez out to torment struggling Norwich again 6 hours 28 minutes ago

    London: It would be a brave gambler who wagered against Luis Suarez becoming the first Liverpool player to score 30 goals in a Premier League season when the leaders head to struggling Norwich City on Sunday. The Uruguayan has played a major role in taking Liverpool - two points clear...
  • Juventus on verge of third straight Serie A title 6 hours 34 minutes ago

    Turin: On the verge of winning a third straight Serie A title, Juventus have two further objectives - winning their first major European trophy in nearly two decades and keeping hold of coach Antonio Conte. Juve host relegation-threatened Bologna on Easter Saturday (1630 GMT) having won all their 16 home...
  • Microsoft's Xbox One sales cross 5 million mark 7 hours 16 minutes ago

    San Francisco: Microsoft has sold over 5 million Xbox One video game consoles to retailers since its launch in November, the company said on Thursday. In January, the US software company said Xbox One sales had crossed three million as of the end of 2013. The console went on sale...
  • British tennis number one Robson to miss Wimbledon, French Open 7 hours 53 minutes ago

    British women's number one Laura Robson will miss the French Open and Wimbledon after having surgery on her wrist, the 20-year-old announced on Thursday. Robson, who has a world ranking of 64, has not played since losing in the Australian Open first round to Kirsten Flipkens and will travel to...
  • Divers enter South Korean ferry in the hunt for survivors 8 hours 18 minutes ago

    Mokpo/Jindo: A team of eight divers had entered a capsized South Korean ferry on Friday and was searching for survivors, although they were unlikely to find anyone alive from among hundreds still missing more than 48 hours after the vessel began sinking. YTN television said that divers had searched the...
  • Formula One drivers in talks to resolve pay disputes 8 hours 25 minutes ago

    Shanghai: Formula One drivers are in talks collectively to try and resolve the issue of unpaid wages but they have ruled out going on strike, some of those affected said on Thursday. Force India's Nico Hulkenberg, who was at financially-troubled Sauber last season and had problems with his salary, said...
  • Everton keeper Tim Howard extends contract until 2018 8 hours 41 minutes ago

    London: Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep the United States international on Merseyside until 2018, the Premier League club said on Thursday. Howard, 35, joined Everton on loan from Manchester United in 2006 before signing permanently the following year and has gone on...
  • 67th Cannes Film Festival: Hollywood star power vs world cinema 10 hours 5 minutes ago

    Paris: Hollywood star power will vie with world cinema and a large crop of French films, including New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard's latest, for the top prize next month at the 67th Cannes film festival, the world's most important cinema showcase. Godard's 'Adieu au Langage' will bring the accustomed Gallic...