Hugo

  • El Clasico: Lionel Messi hat-trick guides Barcelona to 4-3 win at Real Madrid 24-03-2014 03:28 AM

    Madrid: Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to give Barcelona a 4-3 win at 10-man Real Madrid in an electrifying and contentious "clasico" match that kept the three-way Spanish league title race wide open. The result means Atletico Madrid now tops the table, with Madrid level on points in second...
  • Venezuelans mourn Chavez on the first anniversary, protest continues 06-03-2014 11:55 AM

    Thousands of Venezuelans mourned the passing of President Hugo Chavez on the first anniversary of his death Wednesday, while National Guard troops fired tear gas and rubber bullets at anti-government activists who pressed on with street protests despite the commemorations. Chavez's successor, President Nicolas Maduro, angrily announced that he would...
  • Venezuela marks anniversary of Chavez's death with pomp and protests 05-03-2014 12:47 PM

    Followers of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez will flood the nation's streets on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of his death, a sad but welcome distraction for his would-be successor, who has struggled for a month to contain violent protests. A year after Chavez succumbed to cancer, his self-proclaimed...
  • United midfielder Young out with shoulder injury 03-01-2014 09:47 PM

    Manchester: Manchester United manager David Moyes says Ashley Young faces a spell on the sidelines after injuring his shoulder. Young, who plays in the midfield, fell awkwardly in a collision with Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris during a Premier League match on Wednesday. Moyes says, "It is a shoulder injury he...
  • Lloris is fine after head injury scare, says Frace coach 12-11-2013 08:30 AM

    Paris: France captain Hugo Lloris, left out of Tottenham's Premier League match with Newcastle United at the weekend due to medical concerns, trained normally on Monday and should be available for Friday's World Cup playoff in Ukraine. Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas was advised by his medical staff not to play...
  • Spurs criticised for letting knocked-out Hugo Lloris play on 04-11-2013 04:43 PM

    Tottenham Hotspur boss Andre Villas-Boas has been criticised for allowing France international goalkeeper Hugo Lloris to play on despite briefly losing consciousness against Everton on Sunday. The 26-year-old keeper's head collided with Romelu Lukaku's knee in the 78th minute of their 0-0 Premier League draw at Goodison Park but a...
  • Proposed UK visa bond scheme to be scrapped 03-11-2013 06:59 PM

    London: The controversial 3,000-pound "security bond" for some "high-risk" foreign visitors to the UK, including those from India, is to be scrapped, the Home Office has confirmed. The scheme, announced by Home Secretary Theresa May in June, was to come into force this month. A Home Office spokesman confirmed a...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow goes bare under tuxedo 03-10-2013 10:10 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow went bare under a sleek tuxedo jacket while shooting for an advertising camapign. The 41-year-old shot for the ad campaign for Hugo Boss' Jour Pour Femme fragrance here, reports eonline.com. She completed the look with cropped black trousers and black heels, and in some photographs,...
  • China's Xiaomi poaches Google's Android head Hugo Barra 30-08-2013 07:38 AM

    San Francisco: Xiaomi Tech, a fast-growing Chinese maker of cheap smartphones, has hired senior Google Android executive Hugo Barra to spearhead its nascent global expansion. Xiaomi founder Lei Jun said on his Weibo feed late on Wednesday that Barra, who led product development for Google's industry-leading Android mobile software, will...
  • Didn't expect to live to 87: Cuba's Fidel Castro 15-08-2013 01:05 AM

    Havana: Fidel Castro says he didn't expect he'd live long enough to turn 87 this week after grave illness forced him from office in 2006, according to an essay carried by official media on Wednesday. In a long, wide-ranging article taking up three pages of Communist Party newspaper Granma, Castro,...
  • Chavez's heir Maduro to take over divided Venezuela 15-04-2013 08:20 PM

    Caracas: Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor, Nicolas Maduro, has officially won Venezuela's presidential election by a stunningly narrow margin that highlights rising discontent over problems ranging from crime to power blackouts. His rival demanded a recount, portending more headaches for a country shaken by the death of its dominating leader. One...
  • Chavez ally Maduro narrowly wins Venezuela presidential election 15-04-2013 10:29 AM

    Caracas: Ruling party candidate Nicolas Maduro narrowly won Venezuela's presidential election on Sunday, the electoral authority said, allowing him to continue the socialist policies of the late president Hugo Chavez. The National Electoral Council said Maduro won 50.7 per cent of the votes, compared to 49.1 per cent for his...
  • Venezuela goes to election on Sunday to elect new president after Chavez 14-04-2013 09:28 AM

    Caracas: Late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's socialist revolution would be put to test on Sunday when the country goes to polls to elect a new president. Chavez's chosen successor will compete against a younger rival who promises change in the nation that Chavez polarized. Most opinion polls give his protege,...
  • World View: How will the world remember Hugo Chavez? 08-03-2013 07:14 PM

    Hello and Welcome to Worldview with me Suhasini Haidar- tonight-- the death of one of the world's large figures. The funeral for Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez is attended by the world. CNN's Shasta Darlington in Caracas, Venezuela Also Minister Mr. Shashi Tharoor- He was former UN undersecretary general and he...
  • Hugo Chavez: hero or villain? 07-03-2013 11:57 PM

    Chavez, who died on Wednesday, led Venezuela for 14 years and had easily won a new six-year term in an election in October, defeating Capriles. ...
  • Chavez's successor faces uphill battle with oil production 07-03-2013 07:29 PM

    Venezuela has some of the biggest oil and natural gas reserves in the world but oil production has plummeted under Chavez's rule. ...