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  • Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell banned for 18 months for doping 10-04-2014 09:08 PM

    Former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell was banned for 18 months by a Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel on Thursday after he tested positive for a banned substance last year. The Jamaican sprinter, 31, tested positive for the stimulant oxilophrine at last year's national championships and the ban has...
  • Jamaican sprinter Simpson handed 18-month doping ban 09-04-2014 10:10 AM

    Athens Olympics relay champion Sherone Simpson has been suspended for 18 months after testing positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrine during last June's Jamaican trials. Simpson was the second Jamaican athlete to be handed a doping ban on Tuesday as Olympic discus thrower Allison Randall was suspended for two years...
  • 'The Simpsons' bids final farewell to Edna Krabappel 11-03-2014 05:01 PM

    New York: Hit animated series 'The Simpsons' has paid a final tribute to the sassy Springfield Elementary teacher Edna Krabappel. Actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced Mrs Krabappel, passed away in October, 2013 after a long battle with breast cancer. Wallace won an Emmy for her voice work on the 1992...
  • 9 facts that you probably didn't know about your favourite American TV series 'The Simpsons' 27-02-2014 03:24 PM

    Much before 'House of Cards' and 'Game of Thrones' made our lives interesting, American adult animated sitcom 'The Simpsons' was the reason we watched TV. Did you know that Michael Jackson dubbed for one of the episodes of 'The Simpsons'? The informative video above is CineFix's way of educating people...
  • Asafa Powell tells panel he 'forgot' supplement names 15-01-2014 10:11 AM

    Kingston: Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, who tested positive for a banned substance last year, told a disciplinary panel on Tuesday he did not list the supplements he was taking because he could not remember their names. The former world 100 metres record holder, who faces a two-year ban if found...
  • Hockley, Simpson inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame 02-01-2014 07:18 PM

    Sydney: Former Australian captain Bob Simpson and New Zealand's women cricket's ex-captain Debbie Hockley were inducted in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Hall of Fame at a special function here on Thursday. The duo received their commemorative cap from ICC President Alan Isaac in an event that was also...
  • Debbie Hockley, Bob Simpson to be inducted in ICC Hall of Fame 30-12-2013 08:12 PM

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced that Debbie Hockley and Bob Simpson will be inducted into their Hall of Fame in a special function in Sydney January 2. Hockley will become the fourth female player after Belinda Clark (Australia), Enid Bakewell and Rachael Heyhoe-Flint (both England), and...
  • England's oldest Test cricketer Reg Simpson dies 27-11-2013 10:29 PM

    London: The oldest surviving player to have played in an England Test match, Reg Simpson, has died at the age of 93, his former county Nottinghamshire announced on Wednesday. Simpson made 27 Test appearances for England, the highlight of which was an unbeaten 156 against Australia in Melbourne in the...
  • Singer Jessica Simpson bans father from her wedding 08-11-2013 03:26 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Jessica Simpson has not invited her father, Joe, to her wedding with fiance, retired footballer Eric Johnson. She feels his presence will embarrass her on her D-day. In 2012, Joe had confessed that he was gay. The news was followed by reports that he even had a...
  • Edna's character to retire in 'The Simpsons' 28-10-2013 05:19 PM

    Los Angeles: The makers of popular animated show 'The Simpsons' have decided to retire the character of teacher Edna Krabappel after death of its voiceover artist Marcia Wallace. The makers feel that Wallace' voice is irreplaceable and they would rather retire Krabappel's character from the show, reports dailystar.co.uk "I was...
  • 'The Simpsons' to feature Channing Tatum, Paul Rudd 12-10-2013 03:30 PM

    Los Angeles: 'The Simpsons' is going to have a star-studded episode in January 2014 as Channing Tatum, Paul Rudd and Judd Apatow will lend their voices for the show. The long-running animated series has tapped Tatum, Apatow, Rudd, Leslie Mann, Seth Rogen as well as Judas Priest's frontman Rob Halford...
  • 'The Simpsons' to kill off one of their main character this season 02-10-2013 12:11 PM

    Los Angeles: 'The Simpsons' have been entertaining the masses for a whopping 24 seasons and the hit show's executive producer Al Jean has revealed that one of their main character will die in the upcoming season. The last major death came in Season 11 when the wife of Ned Flanders,...
  • Powell, Simpson to face disciplinary panel in January 28-09-2013 04:51 PM

    Kingston: Former 100-metre sprint world record holder Asafa Powell and his MVP team-mate Sherone Simpson are to face the disciplinary panel of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission in January next year. Simpson will appear Jan 7 and 8 while Powell's hearing is scheduled for January 14-15, reports CMC. They were among...
  • Jessica Simpson launches her own line of maternity wear 04-09-2013 12:16 AM

    Los Angeles: Singer Jessica Simpson says she launched her own line of maternity wear as she didn't feel "comfortable" when she was expecting her first child. Simpson has two children, Maxwell, 15 months, and two-month-old Ace, with fiance Eric Johnson. "When I was pregnant with Maxwell, I was having trouble...
  • Kuchar ends second round with two-shot lead 24-08-2013 07:50 PM

    Jersey City, New Jersey: Matt Kuchar completed a round of six-under-par 65 early on Saturday morning to claim a two-stroke lead after 36 holes of The Barclays, the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. Kuchar was at 11-under-par 131 with 2012 US Open champion Webb Simpson and long-hitting Gary Woodland...
  • Kuchar edges into lead at The Barclays 24-08-2013 08:41 AM

    Jersey City: Matt Kuchar joined the birdie brigade at Liberty National to overtake clubhouse leaders Webb Simpson and Gary Woodland by a stroke late in the second round of The Barclays on Friday. Kuchar registered five birdies without a bogey to reach 10 under par after 13 holes on the...
  • Abeba Aregawi wins the women's 1,500 at World Championships 15-08-2013 11:18 PM

    Moscow: Abeba Aregawi of Sweden won the women's 1,500 metres at the world championships Thursday, beating defending champion Jenny Simpson of the United States. Aregawi took over from Simpson with 300 metres to go and kept ahead to finish in 4 minutes, 2.67 seconds, holding an edge of .32 seconds...
  • Webb Simpson leads by one shot at Firestone Country Club 02-08-2013 09:27 AM

    Ohio: So much for course knowledge. Webb Simpson, playing his first competitive round at Firestone Country Club, shot a 6-under 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Bridgestone Invitational. It all came down to trust. "Well, I knew it all through my caddie (Paul Tesori), who's been...
  • IOC, IAAF look at bright side of new doping cases 16-07-2013 10:24 PM

    London: International officials are looking at the bright side of the latest doping scandals to jolt track and field. The positive tests that nabbed top-name sprinters Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson are disappointing but also proof that global drug-testing efforts are working, the IOC and IAAF said on...
  • Doping: Coach defends Jamaican sprinters Powell, Simpson 16-07-2013 09:11 PM

    Lignano Sabbiadoro: The coach of Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson said on Tuesday they were not to blame after the Olympic medallists failed dope tests. "It came as a big surprise, I think, to them," Stephen Francis told Reuters outside the Fra i Pini hotel which has long...
  • Doping: Italy police investigate Powell, other Jamaican sprinters - reports 16-07-2013 09:07 PM

    Rome: Italian police are investigating Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson and their Canadian trainer Chris Xuereb on suspicion of violating doping laws, Italian media reported on Tuesday. Newswire Ansa said the police had seized some 50 boxes during a search of the athletes' rooms in a hotel in...
  • Randall is third Jamaican to admit positive dope test 16-07-2013 08:28 AM

    Kingston: Olympic discus thrower Allison Randall on Monday became the third athlete to confirm a positive drugs test from the Jamaican trials in June following Sunday's revelations by sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson. Randall, who competed at last year's London Games but failed to make the final, acknowledged receipt...
  • Allison Randall is third Jamaican to admit positive dope test 15-07-2013 10:50 PM

    Kingston: Olympic discus thrower Allison Randall on Monday became the third athlete to confirm a positive drugs test from the Jamaican trials in June following Sunday's revelations by sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson. Randall, who competed at last year's London Games but failed to make the final, acknowledged receipt...
  • Italian Police detain trainer linked to Asafa Powell 15-07-2013 08:03 PM

    Montego Bay: A physical trainer associated with former world record holder Asafa Powell and Olympic medallist Sherone Simpson was held and questioned by Italian Police Sunday night. The trainer's name has been withheld but the person was reportedly questioned about the presence of banned substances found in samples provided by...
  • Asafa Powell tests positive for banned stimulant 15-07-2013 12:09 AM

    Jamaica: Former 100 metre world-record holder Asafa Powell and Jamaican teammate Sherone Simpson have each tested positive for banned stimulants, according to their agent Paul Doyle. Paul Doyle told The Associated Press on Sunday that they tested positive for the stimulant oxilofrine at the Jamaican championships and were just recently...
  • Jessica Simpson: Nick Lachey and I haven't spoken in years 09-07-2013 05:43 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Nick Lachey hasn't been in touch with ex-wife Jessica Simpson, who recently gave birth to a boy, but hopes all is well with her. Asked if he had spoken to his ex-wife since the birth of her second child, son Ace Knute Johnson, on June 30, Lachey...
  • Webb Simpson looks for another title shot at Greenbrier 03-07-2013 11:38 PM

    Webb Simpson hopes to have a shot at another late lead at The Greenbrier Classic - and this time hang onto it. He was in first place on the back nine in each of the past two years before late bogeys took him out of contention. Simpson will get another...
  • US tour to support new rule involving long putters 02-07-2013 09:20 AM

    Jacksonville, Florida: The US PGA Tour will follow a new rule that bans the anchored putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, asking instead on Monday for a temporary reprieve for those who play the game for fun. The announcement after a tour board meeting is...
  • Olympic Sailing champion dies in training accident 10-05-2013 02:19 PM

    London: Britain's 2008 Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson was killed when his yacht capsized during a training session in the United States, his team said Friday. "The entire Artemis Racing team is devastated by what happened," CEO Paul Cayard said. Simpson, who won an Olympic gold in the Star class...
  • Graeme McDowell wins in playoff at gusty Harbour Town 22-04-2013 12:38 PM

    Los Angeles: Graeme McDowell held his nerve in fierce winds to clinch his second PGA Tour title with a playoff victory over U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson at the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina on Sunday. Northern Irishman McDowell sealed the win with a regulation two-putt par...