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  • David Richardson pleased with ICC World Cup 2015 preparations Yesterday

    Dubai: ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has expressed satisfaction with preparations for next year's ODI World Cup in Australia and New Zealand after receiving detailed updates in Melbourne and Wellington this week. The briefings and presentations took place in the two host cities from August 25 to 27 followed by venue...
  • British Prime Minister David Cameron leads tributes for UK film veteran Richard Attenborough 4 days ago

    Reuters: British Prime Minister David Cameron led tributes on Monday for actor and director Richard Attenborough who died aged 90 after a career in the film industry spanning over six decades. Attenborough died on Sunday. His agent described him as a "truly great man of both the cinema and the arts"...
  • Sir Richard Attenborough's life and career through rare photos 4 days ago

    Richard Attenborough, who spent two decades trying to persuade sceptical movie moguls to back a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and eventually created one of the most successful films of all time, died on Sunday, the BBC reported, citing his son. #3233061 / gettyimages.com The elder brother of naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough,...
  • Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer 5 days ago

    New York: John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday. The decision on Mark David Chapman by a three-member board came after a hearing Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections said. Chapman fired five shots on Dec. 8, 1980, outside...
  • Champions Manchester City host title pretenders Liverpool 6 days ago

    Liverpool's regrets about missing out on a first English league title for 24 years last season will be stronger than ever on Monday when they visit champions Manchester City, who pipped them by two points. The meeting of last term's top two is the highlight of the weekend Premier League programme,...
  • Australia arrive for first Zimbabwe tour in 10 years 1 week ago

    Harare: The Australia cricket team arrived for its first tour of Zimbabwe in a decade on Thursday, promising to play hard and shrugging off questions over the trip. Australia avoided playing in the troubled southern African country for 10 years from 2004 because of the rule of longtime president Robert Mugabe...
  • Former England goalkeeper David James excited about playing in ISL August 21, 2014

    The former England goalkeeper has been picked as marquee-player-cum-manager for Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League (ISL). ...
  • David Goffin upsets Jurgen Melzer in first round at Winston-Salem August 19, 2014

    Belgian qualifier David Goffin extended his winning streak to 23 matches on Monday when he beat defending champion Jurgen Melzer of Austria 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open, a tuneup for next week's US Open. Goffin won his first ATP Tour title last month in Kitzbuhel, Austria....
  • Roger Federer, Serena Williams win at Cincinnati Open August 18, 2014

    Mason: By now, everyone knows Roger Federer's itinerary for Cincinnati: Get his game in order, raise the winner's trophy, leave town with a lot of confidence for the US Open. Might as well rename it the Federer Cup. Federer won his unprecedented sixth title in Cincinnati on Sunday, beating David Ferrer 6-3,...
  • Manchester City start EPL title defense with 2-0 win over Newcastle August 17, 2014

    England: Manchester City began their Premier League title defense with a 2-0 victory over Newcastle on Sunday, with goals by David Silva and Sergio Aguero putting the champions on top of the fledgling standings. With a professional, assured start to the season, City showed at St. James' Park why they will...
  • Neil Patrick Harris rubbishes split rumours August 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris has silenced rumours that he and his partner David Burtka are splitting up by sharing a photograph on Instagram. The 41-year-old recently posted a picture of his partner and their four-year-old twins Harper and Gideon, reports femalefirst.co.uk. He accompanied the snap with the caption: "I couldn't...
  • David Ferrer to meet Roger Federer in Cincinnati final August 17, 2014

    Roger Federer has moved into position for his sixth Western and Southern Open title as the second-seeded Swiss turned back fifth-seeded Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-3 in the semi-final on Saturday. Federer will play sixth-seeded David Ferrer, a 6-3, 6-2 winner over Julien Benneteau in the first semi-final. Despite winning his first two...
  • Sergio Aguero signs new five-year deal with champions Manchester City August 15, 2014

    London: Argentina striker Sergio Aguero followed the lead of Manchester City team mates Vincent Kompany, David Silva, Samir Nasri and Aleksandar Kolarov by signing a new long-term deal with the club on Thursday. The Premier League champions announced on their website (www.mcfc.co.uk) that the 26-year-old Aguero had agreed a five-year contract...
  • EPL: David Silva signs new five-year deal with Manchester City August 12, 2014

    Spain playmaker David Silva has signed a new five-year deal with Manchester City, tying one of the English champions' most important players to the club until the summer of 2019. Silva joined City from Valencia in 2010 and has been instrumental in the club's rise as a force in English football,...
  • EPL Team Preview: Manchester United set to begin afresh under Van Gaal August 12, 2014

    Manchester: From the gloom and constant disappointments of David Moyes' tenure to hope and anticipation under new manager Louis van Gaal, the mood at Manchester United has shifted dramatically heading into the new Premier League season. Order appears to have been restored at Old Trafford after United's most tumultuous year in...
  • Tsonga upsets Andy Murray to reach Toronto semi-final August 9, 2014

    Toronto: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reached the Rogers Cup semi-finals with a second straight upset victory. The 13th-seeded Frenchman beat eighth-seeded Andy Murray 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4 on Friday. On Thursday, Tsonga upset top-seeded Novak Djokovic 6-2, 6-2. "I don't have a lot of confidence behind me," Tsonga said. "I try to be consistent in...
  • Watch: Jada Pinkett Smith is perfect as the ruthless crime boss Fish Mooney in the new 'Gotham' teaser August 8, 2014

    This just keeps getting better and better! The makers of 'Gotham' have released a new teaser for the highly-anticipated show. Unlike the previous trailers that revolved around Bruce Wayne or Jim Gordon, this one focusses on the crime boss, Fish Mooney, played by Jada Pinkett Smith. Titled 'All hail the...
  • Manchester warning for Dhoni and Jadeja: 'Be ready for heaps of stick' August 6, 2014

    After details of the spat between James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja were leaked on Monday, former England player David Lloyd has said that MS Dhoni and Jadeja are superstars only at home and should be ready for "heaps of stick" during the fourth Test at Manchester. Excerpts from the hearing conducted...
  • CPL: Sohail Tanvir, Henry Davids seal first victory for Zouks August 4, 2014

    Pakistani Sohail Tanvir's handy all-round performance and a crucial innings from Henry Davids were the high spots in propelling St. Lucia Zouks to their first victory of the Caribbean Premier League(CPL) over Antigua Hawksbills by five wickets under the Duckworth-Lewis Method on Sunday. Tanvir followed up his typically miserly left-arm swing...
  • 'Dexter' actor David Zayas to join 'Gotham' as mob boss Salvatore Maroni August 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor David Zayas, best known for his role in 'Dexter', has reportedly joined the cast of upcoming superhero TV series 'Gotham'. The 51-year-old actor will play mob boss Salvatore Maroni, one of the city's most dangerous gangsters, in the 'Batman' prequel drama, reported Deadline. 'Gotham' to be premiered on Fox...
  • Frank Lampard set for Manchester City loan August 2, 2014

    Washington: Former Premier League side Chelsea star Frank Lampard will play for Manchester City under a loan deal from his new Major League Soccer team New York City FC, media reports said. Lampard, who spent 13 seasons with Chelsea, signed a two-year deal last week with New York City FC. He...
  • Spanish striker Villa vows to add to legacy in New York August 1, 2014

    New York: For Spanish striker David Villa, the chance to start afresh in Major League Soccer with New York City at Yankee Stadium proved irresistible in his quest to add to his legacy. Villa, Spain's all-time top scorer, last month became the first player signed by New York City FC, co-owned...
  • CWG 2014: Nijel Amos wins 800m gold to shock Olympic champion David Rudisha August 1, 2014

    Botswana's Nijel Amos produced a stunning late surge to land the 800 metres gold medal and shock Olympic champion David Rudisha at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Amos, who took silver behind Rudisha at London 2012, looked to be boxed in as the Kenyan led on the final straight but found...
  • Jaques Kallis is one of the greatest allrounders in cricket history: ICC July 31, 2014

    Dubai: In a rich tribute to Jaques Kallis, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said the legendary South African all-rounder will be remembered for his consistency with both bat and ball in all formats of the game. Kallis yesterday announced his retirement, prompted by a poor run in the series against Sri...
  • Former aide to Britain's Prince Philip charged with sex abuse July 31, 2014

    London: The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjamin Herman, 79, was the personal assistant or "equerry" to the 93-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974....
  • The best 'suit-wearer': David Beckham voted best celebrity in suit in a new poll July 31, 2014

    Los Angeles: Former soccer star David Beckham has been voted the best male celebrity 'suit wearer' in a new poll. The 39-year-old managed to grab the top position, beating off competition from American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake and actor George Clooney to top the poll by Institchu.co.uk, a way of ordering a...
  • Watch: New trailer for 'Gotham' featuring 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc July 28, 2014

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman -- before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego Comic-Con creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • Watch: You must not miss this new trailer for 'Gotham' featuring the track 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc July 27, 2014

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman -- before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego Comic-Con creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • Arsenal sign Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina July 27, 2014

    London: Goalkeeper David Ospina is signing with Arsenal after helping Colombia reach the World Cup quarter-finals. The 25-year-old Ospina is moving to the Premier League club after making 189 Ligue 1 appearances during six years at French side Nice. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Ospina has "good experience and a proven record...