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  • Is Robbie Williams thinking of quitting music? December 10, 2014

    London: Singer Robbie Williams says he will give up his music career to become a mechanic. The 40-year-old pop star said he has grown tired of making music now and wants to have a "proper job", reported Contactmusic. "To be quite honest with you I'm getting a little bit bored of...
  • Former cricket coach Gary Kirsten back as South Africa mentor November 13, 2014

    Former South Africa coach Gary Kirsten has been recalled to help the South Africa prepare for next year's World Cup and will act as a batting coach and mentor in the upcoming one-day series in Australia. The 46-year-old guided India to their World Cup triumph on home soil in 2011 and...
  • Diego Costa scores winner as Chelsea beat Liverpool 2-1 November 8, 2014

    Diego Costa's second-half goal earned Chelsea a 2-1 win over Liverpool on Saturday as the unbeaten leader negotiated another tough test in their relentless challenge for the Premier League title. Dropped by Spain on Friday to allow him to recover from a string of nagging injuries, Costa started at Anfield and...
  • 'Investors optimistic but speed of changes crucial for growth of Indian market' November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the world economic forum summit, Deloitte's Managing Director for global industries Gary Coleman has said that the investors are looking at the Indian market with optimism. However, he added a caveat saying that India needs to speed up policy and infrastructure changes. "I'm actually quite bullish on...
  • Louis van Gaal's United not good enough, says Gary Neville October 21, 2014

    After an indifferent Premier League start and without an away win this season, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's belief that his side can still win the Premier League is misplaced, says former club captain Gary Neville. A late Daley Blind equaliser secured a point for United as they twice came...
  • 'Dracula Untold' tweet review: Watch it only if you want to ogle at Luke Evans; the storyline won't hold your attention October 17, 2014

    This Dracula story is a tad too different from the original Dracula story that we have seen or read. This dark fantasy action film has been directed by Gary Shore and the movie stars Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon and Dominic Cooper. The son of Vlad the Impaler recounts the history surrounding...
  • Tata in talks to sell UK steel plants to Swiss group Klesch October 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Tata Steel Ltd is in talks to sell loss-making European operations including mills in northern England and Scotland to Geneva-based Klesch Group, as it battles weak prices and tentative economic recovery. Tata, Europe's second-largest steel producer, said in a statement it had agreed to negotiate with Klesch over its Long...
  • Explosive Inter Milan trio keep fireworks on the pitch September 26, 2014

    Inter Milan seemed to be playing with fire when they signed Pablo Osvaldo, Mauro Icardi and Gary Medel, three potentially explosive players each with a well-documented history of controversy, before the start of the season. Chile's Medel, nicknamed the Pitbull and raised in one of Santiago's toughest neighbourhoods, had received 13...
  • Six England players receive first central contracts September 11, 2014

    London: Six players have been awarded central contracts by England for the first time, indicating the scale of the upheaval in the national team since the Ashes whitewash by Australia around the turn of the year. Moeen Ali, Gary Ballance, Jos Buttler, Chris Jordan, Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes were among...
  • RootButtler put us in strong position: Gary Ballance August 17, 2014

    London: England batsman Gary Ballance rued at not completing another hundred against India in the fifth and final cricket Test here while praising teammate Joe Root for countering the visitors' efforts on day two. The hosts finished 237 runs ahead at stumps, replying to India's 148 runs with 385/7. "I felt good...
  • Gary Medel completes move to Inter Milan from Cardiff August 12, 2014

    Milan: Chile midfielder Gary Medel has started training with his new teammates after completing his transfer to Inter Milan from Cardiff. Medel says "I'm really happy to have joined a great club where there are lots of great players. Hopefully my teammates and I will be successful this season." Often called "the...
  • Match poised nicely for both teams, says Bell August 9, 2014

    Manchester: England have extended their lead to 85 runs against India but Ian Bell says the fourth Test match was still hanging in balance. Bell scored 58 runs in England's unfinished first innings as the hosts reached 237 for 6 at the end of day two. "It certainly is poised very nicely....
  • Alastair Cook helped Ballance to get his focus back August 6, 2014

    London: England lefthander Gary Ballance has admitted that a dinner with skipper Alastair Cook helped get his focus back in the game after he came in the news for his shirtless act in an inebriated state at a Nottingham pub after the conclusion of the first Test at Trent Bridge. The...
  • As it happened: India vs England, 3rd Test, Day 3 July 29, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 roundup: England started turning the screws on India in the second Test at Lord's, inspired by a century from Ian Bell on day two that ended with the hosts in the lead by 544 and the visitors staring...
  • 3rd Test: England ring a 'Bell' to lead India by 544 runs on Day 2 July 28, 2014

    England started turning the screws on India in the second Test at Lord's, inspired by a century from Ian Bell on day two that ended with the hosts in the lead by 544 and the visitors staring at the prospect of saving the game. England, who resumed the day at 247...
  • As it happened: England vs India, 3rd Test, Day 2 July 28, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 roundup: Gary Ballance continued to enjoy the Indian attack with another Test century while skipper Alastair Cook made a welcome return to form as the two made the most of England's decision to bat with a total of...
  • 3rd Test: Bowlers key for India on day two, England comfortable at 247/2 July 28, 2014

    Indian bowlers will be hoping to make quick inroads in England's batting line up when the team walk out for the second day of action in the third Test at the Southampton. India sorely missed their hero of Lord's victory, Ishant Sharma, who was ruled out due to an ankle...
  • 3rd Test: Ballance, Cook defy India on day one, England 247/2 July 27, 2014

    Gary Ballance continued to enjoy the Indian attack with another Test century while skipper Alastair Cook made a welcome return to form as the two made the most of England's decision to bat with a total of 247 for 2 at stumps on day one of the third Test at...
  • How India won only their second Test at Lord's in 82 years July 21, 2014

    Ajinkya Rahane's century gave a dream start to what turned out to be a historic Test for India, ended by a breathtaking display of fast bowling by Ishant Sharma that sucked life out of England. Here's how it all unfolded between July 17 and 21, 2014, at the Home of...
  • As it happened: England vs India, 2nd Test, Day 3 July 19, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Day 2 roundup: Gary Ballance buried the criticism of his prematch drinking binge with a fine century at Lord's on day two of the second Test against India, which took England within 76 runs of the visitors' first innings total...
  • Scoring a hundred at Lord's is amazing: Ballance July 19, 2014

    London: England's centurymaker on day two of the second Test versus India here, Gary Ballance on Friday said that his side needs to make use of the remaining wickets on day three and try to take a lead in the first innings. Ballance scored 110 runs and added to his century...
  • Indian bowlers bowled in right areas, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar July 19, 2014

    London: India medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Friday said the onus will be on the bowling attack to quickly get rid of the remaining English batting on day three of the second Test at Lord's here. Kumar took 4 for 46 in the hosts' first innings as they reached 219 for...
  • 2nd Test: Gary Ballance hundred cuts India's lead to 76 on Day 2 July 18, 2014

    Gary Ballance buried the criticism of his prematch drinking binge with a fine century at Lord's on day two of the second Test against India, which took England within 76 runs of the visitors' first innings total of 295. Ballance scored 110 and added 98 in a fifthwicket stand with Moeen...
  • Gary Ballance goes on drinking binge, warned by coach Moores July 17, 2014

    London: England's toporder batsman Gary Ballance has been handed a stern warning by team's coach Peter Moores over the lefthander's conduct in a drunken state at a Nottingham pub after the end of the first Test match. Pictures of Ballance in a topless state with a beer can in hand was...
  • England need to 'put wrongs right' in Lord's Test: Ballance July 16, 2014

    London: England might have been rattled by their recent batting collapse but Gary Ballance believes his team will learn from the previous game and look to "put wrongs right" in the second Test against India, starting at Lord's on Thursday. Ballance said England must address their fragility, saying that it was...
  • ExGoldman director Rajat Gupta fails to void conviction July 15, 2014

    New York: Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta, serving a twoyear prison term, has failed to persuade a federal appeals court to overturn his insider trading conviction. In a brief order, the full 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York refused on Monday to disturb a March...
  • 1st Test: England fight their way to 352/9 on Day 3, trail India by 105 July 11, 2014

    Dogged resistance by Joe Root and England's late order helped the hosts recover from a precarious 205 for 7 to reach 352/9 at stumps on day three to blunt the effort of Indian pacers and cut down the visitors lead to 105. A sixwicket burst by India, thanks to Bhuvneshwar Kumar...
  • 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' review: A blockbuster which offer big thrills July 11, 2014

    Cast: Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Toby Kebbell, Keri Russell Director: Matt Reeves A machinegun wielding angry ape, charging on horseback, spraying bullets at his human adversaries...it's one of those images that'll likely stay with you long after you've watched 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes', the terrific sequel...