Cannes Film Festival 2008

  • Benicio Del Toro bags Best Actor Award at Cannes 26-05-2008 01:08 PM

    New Delhi: Even as uncertainty prevails over whether Kapil Dev has been left out of the list of former cricketers due to receive the one-time monetary benefit by the BCCI, the former India captain on Wednesday said officials of the cricket board are the boss and it's their call. They...
  • Estop: Benecio Del Toro is best actor at Cannes 26-05-2008 10:40 AM

    Karachi: The legal action threat issued by the Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) to the Bangladesh Cricket Board over non-payment of dues to the players who took part in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) apparently has had its effects. Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Tuesday said he finally...
  • Che at Cannes and Madonna debuts as director 23-05-2008 01:48 AM

    Chennai Super Kings Innings So Chennai keep their hopes alive with that crucial win that draws them level on points with Kolkata in the standings, and it's an especially good win after Bangalore lost their match against Mumbai earlier in the day. It's their third win in a row, and...
  • Red carpet premiere for Che Guevara films at Cannes 22-05-2008 05:25 PM

    PUNE WARRIORS INDIA INNINGS 20th over: Pune 121 for 9. Rajasthan win by 45 runs. A boundary for Nehra off the last ball but nevertheless a big victory for Rajasthan, which should beef up their net run rate. They now go up to 14 points. 19th over: Pune 116 for...
  • Day of the leading ladies at Cannes 22-05-2008 02:47 AM

    Royal Challengers Bangalore were languishing in the latter half of the IPL points table until the team’s reins were passed on to Virat Kohli. And the young Indian batsman, with his astute captaincy, brought the crumbling RCB campaign back on track. His proactive leadership managed to take out the best...
  • At Cannes, Maradona kickstarts his reel innings 22-05-2008 02:20 AM

    Lahore: Snubbed Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and allrounder Abdul Razzaq on Friday expressed disappointment at being continuously left out of the national team, asking selectors for their reasons. Pakistan on Thursday announced three separate squads for next month's tour of Sri Lanka, but Kamran and Razzaq were not selected in...
  • Dev Anand's Guide screened at Cannes 21-05-2008 05:53 PM

    Pune: Sourav Ganguly will not be part of the playing eleven in Pune Warriors India's remaining three matches of the Indian Premier League season five and will serve only as the team's mentor from the next season, team owner Subrata Roy said on Thursday. Sourav wants to give youngsters a...
  • Cannes wrap: Jackie Chan says his movie stunts are real 20-05-2008 11:09 PM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals' wins in IPL 5 on Tuesday. ...
  • Pics: Ash walks the red carpet at Cannes 20-05-2008 02:52 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is confident of finalising its Premier League T20 competition in a month's time after receiving a series of presentations from foreign and local broadcasters and sports management companies. Right now the presentations are hovering around the concept of the premier league for Pakistan. The financial...
  • Cannes: New Indiana Jones film premieres | Read blog 19-05-2008 06:29 PM

    Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians go head to head in the Indian Premier League at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. After a not-so-convincing start to their campaigns, both the teams have improved a bit of late, but a lot more is needed for both to feel secure about their...
  • Woody's latest film premieres at Cannes 19-05-2008 06:08 PM

    Hove, England: West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson is backing his bowlers to win him the three-Test series against England and says the tourists will do their homework on the World No. 1 side's batsmen. The Caribbean side meets England in the series starting May 17, with many pundits suggesting...
  • 61st Cannes Film Festival opens with a bang 17-05-2008 02:57 AM

    Dubai: Australia have pushed India to fourth place in the ICC Test championship table after winning the three-match series against West Indies 2-0. Australia had entered the series on equal points with India at 111 but below MS Dhoni's side when ratings were calculated beyond the decimal point. The series...
  • Funny side of the 61st Cannes Film Festival 17-05-2008 01:44 AM

    Kolkata: Jubilant after leading his side to a facile triumph over Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir is now plotting revenge over Pune Warriors India - the side led by one of Kolkata's favourite sons Sourav Ganguly. Having guided the side to a 47-run victory over Royal...
  • Cannes' opening had all the makings of a movie 16-05-2008 02:55 AM

    New Delhi: South African Robin Peterson became an overnight sensation in IPL 5 after leading Mumbai Indians to victory with a stunning batting display. Peterson, 32, adopted the switch-hit made famous by his former countryman Kevin Pietersen after his team needed 32 off the last two overs against Kings XI...
  • Starry opening for the 61st Cannes Film Festival 16-05-2008 02:52 AM

    Bangalore: The return leg match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings was called off without a single ball being bowled. The two on-field umpires Sudhir Asnani and Billy Doctrove abandoned the match at 11 pm as persistent downpour played a spoilsport. Both CSK and RCB got a point...
  • Rain Man's fart scene is my best yet: Dustin Hoffman 16-05-2008 02:48 AM

    Mohali: He is out with an injury but Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist played the role of a mentor to perfection when he lavished praise on Piyush Chawla, who leaked 27 runs in the 19th over to pave the way for Mumbai Indians' win. Instead of blaming Chawla, Gilchrist...
  • Aishwarya promotes Amitabh's blog at Cannes 15-05-2008 05:39 PM

    Kolkata: Thunderstorm and rain lashed the Eden Gardens - venue of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Deccan Chargers - here on Tuesday, causing the roof of a makeshift venue operating centre to collapse, which injured some of the spectators. The temporary operating centre was...
  • Preity Zinta on slapgate and her first love 15-05-2008 05:27 PM

    Pune: Even as Delhi Daredevils maintained their domination at the top, skipper Virender Sehwag on Tuesday credited his bowlers for the team's eight-wicket win over Pune Warriors India here. Good to be [on] top of the table; all because of my bowlers as they did a fantastic job, Sehwag said...
  • In Pics: Ash dazzles at Cannes in a black number 15-05-2008 04:53 PM

    10.30 p.m.: It's official. The match has been called off. Umpire Billy Bowden says, "it's unfortunate the weather beat us." Well, that means Deccan get their first points. Both teams have been awarded one point each. KKR are now solely second in the table with nine points from eight matches....
  • Estop: Look who's going to Hollywood! 15-05-2008 03:10 AM

    Lahore: Pakistan's Australian cricket coach Dav Whatmore on Monday voiced disappointment at Bangladesh postponing their tour, saying he had felt no security concerns during his two months in the country. Last week Bangladesh agreed to visit Pakistan for a one-day match and a Twenty20 international but the tour was delayed...
  • Take a look at Aishwarya's Cannes holiday 15-05-2008 02:46 AM

    Some get frustrated, some angry, some sport a cynical smile, and he drives many of us bananas at times. Watching Sourav Ganguly play – at 39, internationally retired, nicking more than hitting – can be excruciating. But put a captain's armband on him and you see Ganguly transforming into an...
  • Who will win the Cannes Palme D'Or award? 15-05-2008 02:43 AM

    Roseau, Dominica: West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford will create history on Monday when he becomes the first Dominican to play a Test match on home soil. The tall off-spinner bowled well against the Australians on his comeback to international cricket in Trinidad last week and is expected to retain his...
  • Cannes ahoy! Ash-Abhi to walk the red carpet again 14-05-2008 04:42 PM

    Mumbai: Suffering from back spasm, Mumbai Indians’ pacer Lasith Malinga may be ruled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) for up to two weeks. Sources told Cricketnext.com that the fast bowler has returned to Sri Lanka on the morning of Mumbai’s home game against Delhi Daredevils on April...
  • Cannes Diary: Festival to open with Blindness 14-05-2008 02:06 AM

    It is perhaps a sign of the unpredictable nature of the Twenty20 game that a Royal Challengers Bangalore squad packed with superstars finds itself level on points with – and behind on run rate to – a Kings XI Punjab team that is arguably one of the weakest in IPL...
  • Official 'playlist' at the Cannes Film Festival out 24-04-2008 06:46 PM

    Sydney: Mahela Jayawardene smashed an unbeaten half-century to lead Sri Lanka to a commanding eight-wicket win over Australia and back into limited-overs tri-series finals contention on Friday. Australia were bowled out for just 158, their lowest ODI total at the Sydney Cricket Ground since 1997, after the match was reduced...