Gibbs

  • Herschelle Gibbs declines offer to play in Pakistan after airport attack June 9, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan cricket has been dealt another blow after former Test players Herschelle Gibbs of South Africa and Jacob Oram of New Zealand declined an invitation to play in a T20 tournament in Karachi in the wake of terrorist attack at the Karachi airport on Sunday. The attack and siege lasted...
  • Chelsea rout Arsenal 6-0 in Wenger's 1,000th game March 22, 2014

    London: Chelsea handed Arsene Wenger one his most demoralizing defeats as Arsenal manager as his 1,000th game ended in a 6-0 rout on Saturday, and the referee also endured embarrassment at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea earned their biggest league victory under Jose Mourinho and were up 2-0 after just seven minutes through...
  • EPL: Row after referee sends off wrong Arsenal player March 22, 2014

    London: Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs appears to have been wrongly sent off instead of team-mate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain during Saturday's Premier League match at Chelsea. Oxlade-Chamberlain blatantly handled in the penalty area in the 15th minute, deciding to make a diving save to tip away Eden Hazard's shot when Arsenal was...
  • Unwanted fame for Herschelle Gibbs in Oscar Pistorius trial March 20, 2014

    Johannesburg: Former South African cricketer Herschelle Gibbs found himself under unexpected spotlight during the trial of Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius for the alleged murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The trial is being broadcast live on television and radio, generating unprecedented public interest. Gibbs started receiving messages from fans and friends...
  • Ozil, Ramsey, Giroud and Gibbs out for Arsenal against Cardiff December 31, 2013

    London: Premier League leaders Arsenal will be without midfielders Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey, defender Kieran Gibbs and striker Olivier Giroud for the home game with Cardiff City on Wednesday, manager Arsene Wenger said. Arsenal go into the match with a one-point lead over Manchester City and Wenger said he was...
  • Get out of mental block, Gibbs tells Indians December 14, 2013

    Benoni: Indians should get out of the mental block of their past failures against short-pitched deliveries if they have to tackle the South African pace battery in the Test series beginning in Johannesburg on December 18, feels former Protea batsman Herschelle Gibbs. Gibbs said Indian batsmen would be put under sustained...
  • England defender Ashley Cole to miss Montenegro qualifier October 8, 2013

    London: England left back Ashley Cole will miss Friday's World Cup qualifier against Montenegro with a rib injury and will be replaced in the squad by Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs, the FA said on Monday. Chelsea defender Cole, who was substituted in his side's 3-1 win at Norwich City in the...
  • Wenger defends record of developing British talent August 24, 2013

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hit out at critics who say he does not give young British players a chance after fielding five in their 3-1 win over Fulham on Saturday. Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey was named man-of-the-match having pulled the strings as Arsenal claimed their first Premier League points of...
  • Jamie Hampton reaches quarter-final at Stanford July 26, 2013

    Stanford: Jamie Hampton took a few walks around the Stanford campus during the week, biding her time until she could get back on the court. A two-hour match helped her get right back into rhythm. Hampton beat former Stanford All-American Nicole Gibbs 7-5, 6-7(5), 6-3 on Thursday in the second round...
  • Gibbs, Boje left out in 2000 match-fixing chargesheet July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: 13 years after the match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje had rocked the cricket world, Delhi Police on Monday filed a chargesheet in the case in which the names of his compatriot cricketers Herschelle Gibbs and Nicky Boje have been left out. Cronje, who was indicted...
  • Chargesheet in 2000 match-fixing soon: Delhi Police May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Riding high after the arrest of three cricketer, including India fast bowler S Sreesanth, in spot-fixing in Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Police are still struggling to file a chargesheet 13 years after having exposed the murky world of match-fixing in 2000. The cricketing world was shocked in...
  • Herschelle Gibbs signs up for Caribbean Premier League April 27, 2013

    Kingston: South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs, the first man in history to hit six sixes in a single over in international cricket, has become the latest player to sign up for this year's Caribbean Premier league. Gibbs achieved the feat in the Caribbean, in St Kitts during the 2007 ICC...
  • I lied to 'nail' Cronje in match-fixing saga: Henry Williams January 13, 2013

    Johannesburg: Former South Africa pacer Henry Williams dropped a bombshell on Saturday when he admitted that Herschelle Gibbs and he gave false testimonies to the Kings Commission against disgraced Hansie Cronje, which were a part of conspiracy involving their lawyers, to make a stronger case against the late South African...
  • Stage set for the fourth edition of CLT20 October 12, 2012

    Johannesburg: After their not so memorable outing in the just-concluded ICC World T20 in Sri Lanka, it will be a test of character for the Indian boys in the Champions League Twenty20 which enters the business end on Saturday. There are four Indian Premier League teams in the fray in the...
  • Gibbs is ready to explode in CLT20 October 12, 2012

    Johannesburg: Former South African opener Herschelle Gibbs says he is ready to "explode" during the Champions League Twenty20 main tournament which starts on Saturday in Centurion. Gibbs said he was looking forward to letting local fans see his unique brand of cricket again as he turns out for Australian side...
  • It will be a very close race: Obama Campaign July 29, 2012

    Washington: With less than 100 days to go for the crucial US presidential elections and the latest opinion polls reflecting a dead heat between Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney, the incumbent President's top aide on Sunday acknowledged that it will be a close race. "I think this is...
  • Serena cruises at the Stanford Classic July 12, 2012

    Stanford: Four days after capturing the singles' title at Wimbledon, fourth-ranked and top-seeded Serena Williams beat reigning NCAA champion Nicole Gibbs 6-2, 6-1 in the second round of the Bank of the West on Wednesday. Gibbs double-faulted on her first serve and then seemed to regain her composure and played a...
  • Gibbs sets up date with Serena at Stanford July 11, 2012

    Stanford, California: US wildcard Nicole Gibbs beat Noppawan Lertcheewakarn of Thailand 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the Bank of the West Classic on Tuesday to set up a second-round match against Wimbledon champion Serena Williams. Gibbs, a junior at Stanford who won NCAA singles and doubles titles in the...
  • Bee Gees co-founder singer Robin Gibb dies at 62 May 21, 2012

    London: Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who with brothers Barry and Maurice helped define the disco era with their falsetto harmonies and funky beats on smash hits such as 'Stayin' Alive' and 'Jive Talkin', has died after a long fight with cancer. He was 62. The singer had colon and liver...
  • Gibbs to feature in Sri Lanka Premier League May 19, 2012

    Colombo: South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs, who is playing for Mumbai Indians in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), has confirmed that he will be taking part in the upcoming Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) T20 tournament. The inaugural SLPL will be played in Colombo and Pallekele from Aug 10...
  • Rohit better player than Kohli: Gibbs May 12, 2012

    Kolkata: Herschelle Gibbs on Saturday rated Rohit Sharma ahead of his India teammate Virat Kohli and said that the duo could be real matchwinners for the country in the days to come. Sharma scored a blistering 109 not out and shared an undefeated 167-run stand (from 106 balls) with Gibbs...
  • Scorchers beat Heat by 10 runs in Big Bash December 29, 2011

    Perth: Perth Scorchers leapt to fourth position in the Twenty20 Big Bash League table by narrowly beating the Brisbane Heat at the WACA Ground on Thursday. Electing to bat first, the Scorchers were given a flying start by captain Marcus North (40) and hard-hitting South African Herchelle Gibbs (38), who together...
  • New probe won't affect Gibbs, says his lawyer November 16, 2011

    Johannesburg: Former South Africa opener Herschelle Gibbs will emerge unscathed from any new probe by Indian authorities into the match-fixing saga involving now-deceased captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, his lawyer Peter Whelan told the daily Business Day on Wednesday. Whelan was reacting to reports that the Delhi police are awaiting a...
  • When South Africa didn't choke November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: South Africa's proclivity for choking is infamous, but they have also been at the better end of some nail-biting Test and ODI wins since their return to international cricket 20 years ago. Following their famous win over Australia in Cape Town on Friday, after they were bowled out...
  • Obama hopeful of tangible results during India trip October 20, 2010

    Washington: US President Barack Obama is hopeful of achieving tangible results during his "important" India visit in November and will focus mainly on the bilateral economic ties, the White House has said. "The President is involved in fairly regular meetings with the...
  • Security concerns as Twitter is hacked September 22, 2010

    Washington: The little blue bird was taken down by the mouse on Tuesday. Millions of Twitter users around the world were affected when the popular social networking website went down to a virus for a few hours. What’s alarming is the kind of security concerns the website has now raised. Thousands...
  • Show results or we'll find someone else: US tells Karzai December 3, 2009

    Washington: In a stern message to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the United States has warned him to act fast against corruption and governance failing which it will find someone else for the job. “If those that are responsible at their different level are providing the services that a government has...
  • India vital to bring peace in world, says US October 10, 2009

    Washington: The While House described India as an "important ally" and noted that the US continues to be engaged with the Indians to bring about peace in an important region of the world. "I think it goes without saying that India is an important ally," White House spokesman Robert Gibbs...
  • Surviving Bee Gees to reunite for live show September 8, 2009

    Sydney: The two surviving brothers of the Bee Gees are preparing to perform together again, six years after the death of their brother and third Bee Gee, Maurice Gibb, according to media reports. Robin Gibb told BBC Radio that he had just been with his older brother Barry in Miami and...
  • If correct, Mehsud's death is a good thing: US August 8, 2009

    Washington: Even as Islamabad was "pretty certain" that Pakistan Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud was killed in a US missile attack, Washington declined to confirm his death, but said if correct it would undoubtedly make Pakistani people safer. "We have obviously seen reports - even by members of the Taliban - that...