Blizzard

  • CLT20: It's Williamson vs Blizzard as Northern Knights face Hobart Hurricanes 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    Raipur: New Zealand's Northern Knights will look to continue their winning momentum when they face an upbeat Hobart Hurricanes from Australia in a Champions League T20 match on Tuesday. It will also be a battle between Northern's Kane Williamson, whose copybook skills will be pitted against unorthodox pyrotechnics from Hurricanes' Aiden...
  • CLT20: Philander's noball was the turning point, says Aiden Blizzard Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Hobart Hurricanes batsman Aiden Blizzard and Cape Cobras coach Paul Adams spoke in the same vein as both admitted that the 'noball' bowled by Vernon Philander in the 18th over proved to be the "turning point" as Aussie outfit won the CLT20 encounter between the two teams. "I think the...
  • CLT20: Blizzard powers Hurricanes easy win over Cobras Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Aiden Blizzard played a blistering knock as Hobart Hurricanes beat Cape Cobras by six wickets in a group league encounter of the Champions League T20, to keep their hopes of qualifying for the semifinal alive. Chasing a stiff target of 184, 'Hurricane Blizzard' swept the Cobras away with his 48ball78...
  • CLT20, Cobras vs Hurricanes: as it happened Yesterday

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After losing their star allrounder JeanPaul Duminy, an injuryhit Cape Cobras take on Hobart Hurricanes in an Champions League T20 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium on Sunday. Both the teams have lost their first games in Group...
  • CLT20: Duminyless Cape Cobras face Hobart Hurricanes Yesterday

    Hyderabad: After losing their star allrounder JeanPaul Duminy, an injuryhit Cape Cobras take on Hobart Hurricanes in an Champions League T20 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium, on Sunday. Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after Duminy was ruled out of the tournament due to an injury,...
  • The IPL 6 Benchwarmers XI May 22, 2013

    The sixth season of the IPL has reached its business end and the big boys are all set to fight it out for the coveted trophy. The likes of Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Michael Hussey, and Shikhar Dhawan ruled the roost in the league stages with...
  • Mumbai Indians begin training camp at Wankhede March 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians players on Friday underwent a training session ahead of the IPL season beginning next week with captain Ricky Ponting having a feel of the team environment though he did not take part in the practice. Ponting joined the team after arriving last night and was present at...
  • US Northeast slowly recovering from massive blizzard February 11, 2013

    Newport: Travel eased and life slowly returned to normal for most New Englanders after a massive blizzard, but many remained without power in cold and darkened homes and a forecast of rain brought a new worry: Weight piling up dangerously on roofs already burdened by heavy snow. The storm that slammed...
  • US: Blizzard hammers the Northeastern coast, 5 dead February 10, 2013

    Boston/New York: A recordbreaking blizzard packing hurricaneforce winds hammered the northeastern United States on Saturday, cutting power to 700,000 homes and businesses, shutting down travel and leaving at least five people dead. The mammoth storm that stretched from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic dumped more than 3 feet of...
  • US blizzard kills two, leaves thousands without power February 10, 2013

    Boston/New York: A recordbreaking blizzard packing hurricaneforce winds pummeled the northeastern United States on Saturday, causing at least two stormrelated deaths, cutting power to 700,000 homes and businesses and shutting down travel. The mammoth storm that stretched from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic coast dumped more than 3 feet (90...
  • New York, New England brace for powerful blizzard February 8, 2013

    Boston: Snow began to fall as a massive blizzard headed for the American Northeast on Friday, sending residents scurrying to stock up on food and supplies ahead of a storm poised to dump up to 3 feet (nearly a meter) of snow from New York City to Boston and beyond. Even...
  • US: Blizzard threatens northeastern coast February 8, 2013

    Boston: A blizzard of potentially mammoth proportions threatened to strike the Northeast with a vengeance on Friday, with up to 2 feet of snow feared along the densely populated Interstate 95 corridor from the New York City area to Boston and beyond. From Pennsylvania to Maine, people rushed to stock...
  • 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II' firstday sales cross $500 million November 17, 2012

    Bangalore: The latest Call of Duty videogame had worldwide sales of more than $500 million in the first 24 hours of its release, a new record, game publisher Activision Blizzard said on Friday. Shares of Activision rose about 3 per cent following the news, even after the company said it remains...
  • 'Call of Duty' has $400 million in sales on day 1 November 12, 2011

    Washington: Activision Blizzard's "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" video game racked up more than $400 million in sales on its first day in stores in the United States and the United Kingdom. Activision said in a statement on Friday its biggest holiday title had sold 6.5 million units, which breaks...
  • A bumpy road to 'Modern Warfare 3' November 9, 2011

    Los Angeles: Behind a pair of nondescript black doors on the second floor of an angular office building along an unremarkable stretch of Ventura Boulevard is the headquarters for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare developer Infinity Ward. It's out of sight from Hollywood in an unsuspectingly sterile place where one...
  • Activision's Warcraft loses steam, Call of Duty shines November 9, 2011

    Santa Monica: Activision Blizzard revealed it has lost almost a million users for its World of Warcraft cash cow, dampening enthusiasm for its blockbuster Call of Duty franchise and wiping 3 per cent off its share price. The largest US video games publisher raised its earnings outlook due to strong demand...
  • Shares of video game companies swing on reviews September 17, 2011

    New York: Want to know why video game stocks pop or drop? Check the reviews. For years, investors have turned to video game reviews to help make buy or sell decisions, moving the share prices of some video game companies higher or lower. They consult the website Metacritic, which tracks a...
  • Activision CEO in final talks to buy out Myspace June 10, 2011

    New York: An investor group including Activision Blizzard Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick is in final talks to take a controlling stake in News Corp's social network site Myspace, according to three people familiar with the matter. Kotick's involvement is personal and nothing to do with Activision at this stage, the...
  • Iconic 'Guitar Hero' video game gets the ax February 10, 2011

    New York: These days, guns are more popular than guitars, at least when it comes to video games. The company behind "Guitar Hero" said Wednesday that it is pulling the plug on one of the most influential video game titles of the new century. Activision Blizzard Inc., which also produces the...
  • Blizzard chills end of US holiday shopping December 28, 2010

    New York: A major snowstorm on the US East Coast kept many shoppers home just after Christmas, casting a pall on the final act of the holiday sales season. The weekend's blizzard conditions, which shut down airports and halted traffic, also weighed on US store chains that sought an extra...
  • Activision targets EA in $400 mn lawsuit December 22, 2010

    Los Angeles: Activision Blizzard Inc., the video game maker behind the smash-hit shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops, on Tuesday added a new target in its lawsuit against two former executives: rival Electronic Arts Inc. Activision also put a price tag on its claim for the first time, seeking $400...
  • 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' sets record December 22, 2010

    Los Angeles: Activision Blizzard Inc has raked in more than $1 billion in worldwide sales of Call of Duty: Black Ops, the latest installment of the US game publisher's most successful franchise. That performance built on the previous benchmark of $650 million of sales in the game's first five days, which...
  • 'Halo: Reach' sales hit $ 200 mn on day one September 16, 2010

    Tokyo: Microsoft said on Thursday that its new videogame Halo: Reach had racked up $ 200 million in sales on its launch day, boding well for the November debut of the Xbox 360 console maker's new gaming system. Halo: Reach is the latest version of the blockbuster Halo game series and...
  • 'Halo: Reach' aims to grab gamers again September 11, 2010

    Los Angeles: Since fans lined up at midnight nearly three years ago for the release of the last Halo video game, a recession struck the US economy, Barack Obama took office and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 became the best-selling shooter game of all time. When the prequel Halo:...
  • Bye-bye trolls? Blizzard forums to use real names July 8, 2010

    New York: Activision Blizzard Inc.'s move to require people to use their real names if they want to post messages in online forums for games is the latest sign that online anonymity is falling out of favour with many companies. The upcoming change has upset many gamers who prize anonymity and...
  • US faces extreme cold conditions in decades December 21, 2009

    Commuter troubles in the US too.. dealing with extreme cold conditions. At least four people were reported dead in a snow storm. ...
  • Blizzard makes Kashmir standstill May 19, 2007

    New Delhi: High-speed winds have brought life to a standstill in the Kashmir Valley. There was panic in Srinagar on Friday after strong winds uprooted several trees and electric poles and damaged houses. Reports suggest that many huts made of mud and thatch have collapsed. There are also unconfirmed reports...
  • Blizzard in J&K, 5 locals missing May 18, 2007

    New Delhi: A major blizzard struck Srinagar and other parts of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday evening, creating panic in the tourist hub. While most people have been rescued from the tourist resorts scattered across the region, five people have been missing in Dal Lake after three Shikars capsized during the...