Kent

  • Revealed: The first look of Henry Cavill as Clark Kent in 'Batman Vs.Superman' July 1, 2014

    Directer Zack Snyder, who is directing 'Batman Vs. Superman' revealed the first look of Ben Affleck as Batman on Twitter few weeks back. And now official handle of the Royal Marine Charitable Trust Fund has revealed the first look actor Henry Cavill as Clark Kent on Twitter. Cavill who will...
  • Pakistan cricketer gets life ban for matchfixing June 18, 2014

    Former Sussex and Pakistan A bowler Naveed Arif has been banned from cricket for life after being found guilty of matchfixing. The decision was announced on Wednesday by the England Cricket Board disciplinary commission. The ECB says Arif pleaded guilty to six breaches of the anticorruption code in connection with a 40over...
  • Kent's Darren Stevens cleared in Bangladesh corruption probe February 26, 2014

    Kent cricketer Darren Stevens has been found not guilty by an International Cricket Council (ICC) tribunal of failing to report an illegal approach while playing in the Bangladesh Premier League in 2013. The 37-year-old all-rounder had been charged with two counts of failing to report a corrupt approach while playing for...
  • ICC, BCB disappointed with outcome in BPL fixing case February 26, 2014

    Dubai: The ICC and the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday expressed disappointment after the tribunal investigating alleged corruption in the BPL, found one of the owners of Dhaka Gladiators guilty of "being party to an effort to fix" a match in the 2013 edition of the T20 league. Dhaka Gladiators' Shihab...
  • Rohit Shetty: The hit man of Bollywood January 2, 2014

    When Rohit Shetty steps on the set of any of his movies, he rips off (or, perhaps, more gently removes) his day clothes and slips on his Superman cape. We aren't saying this. He does. Before you peg him as 'typically Bollywood arrogant', listen to why he likens himself to...
  • Amy Adams wants daughter to have selfconfidence December 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Amy Adams hopes her threeyearold daughter, Aviana Olea Le Gallo, will have a 'strong sense of self' when she grows up. The 39yearold's desire comes from the fact that she didn't visit New York City until she was 24 and spent much of her younger years moving from...
  • Gautam Gambhir rejoins Essex, scores patient 32 September 11, 2013

    Canterbury: Rejoining his county duty after a brief hiatus, out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday made a patient 36 during his side Essex's County Championship Division Two four-day match against Kent. Opening the batting, Gambhir played cautiously and faced 132 deliveries, hitting two boundaries at the St Lawrence Ground. Gambhir was...
  • 200 people injured as over 100 cars crash in Britain September 5, 2013

    About 200 people were injured when over 100 vehicles crashed on a bridge in thick fog in south east Britain's Kent county on Thursday. The crash, which occurred on the new Sheppey four-lane crossing bridge in Kent on Thursday morning, reportedly went on for 10 minutes as cars continuously collided...
  • Kent sign Vernon Philander on shortterm deal June 26, 2013

    Kent county club has roped in South Africa bowling sensation Vernon Philander on a shortterm deal. Philander, 28, has had an outstanding beginning to his Test career, taking 89 wickets in just 16 matches at a staggering 17.13. Philander is eligible to play in Kent's FLt20 match against Middlesex on...
  • Sussex confirm players approached to fix match November 17, 2012

    London: English county team Sussex confirmed on Saturday that some of their players were approached about fixing a match against Kent last year, but said an investigation had yielded no evidence of wrongdoing. A recent book, Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: A Journey to the Corrupt Heart of Cricket's Underworld, by Ed...
  • Superman alter ego Clark Kent quits newspaper job October 24, 2012

    Los Angeles: In an upcoming issue of the Superman comic series, his mildmannered alter ego Clark Kent quits his job as a reporter at The Daily Planet. Kent, who has been with the newspaper since DC Comics debuted the character in 1940, quits in front of the entire newspaper staff...
  • SA batsmen get good practice ahead of Eng Tests July 16, 2012

    London: Several of South Africa's leading batsmen spent some useful time in the middle ahead of next week's first Test against England as their tour match against Kent ended in a rain-affected draw on Sunday. After Saturday's second day of three at Canterbury, south-east of London, was washed out, the final...
  • Ex-Pak all-rounder Mahmood finds place in IPL-5 February 4, 2012

    Bangalore: Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood, now a British passport holder, has been bought by Kings XI Punjab at Saturday's Indian Premier League players' auction in Bangalore. Azhar, the first player of Pakistani origin to figure in the IPL since the first edition in 2008, was snapped up for $200,000. Mahmood's name...
  • Actor Henry Cavill to play Superman in new film February 1, 2011

    London: 'The Tudor' actor Henry Cavill has replaced Brandon Routh as the new Superman and his alter ego Clark Kent. The 27-year-old will slip into the famous blue tights and a red cape for the 2012's 'Superman: Man of Steel' by Warner Bros for the new reboot, which will be...
  • MP Hema Malini in soup over water purifier ad August 14, 2007

    New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini has landed in trouble for raising what’s just her second question in Parliament. Hema suggested an excise cut on the water purifiers that use the reverse osmosis technology, saying the equipment used for water purification using this process be given tax cuts. However, the first-time-MP...
  • Cops make "biggest ever" firearms haul September 13, 2006

    London: Police investigating drug-related killings in London said they found hundreds of guns in three raids on addresses in Kent on Wednesday and have arrested a 55-year-old man. Law enforcement agencies in the United States were conducting a linked operation in New Jersey. "This is the biggest firearms haul we...