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  • UN gives 'James Bond' star Daniel Craig a 'license to save' 2 days ago

    United Nations: As secret agent James Bond, Daniel Craig has a license to kill, but on Tuesday the United Nations gave the British actor a "license to save" by appointing him as the first global advocate for the elimination of mines and explosive hazards. Craig - who has been filming his...
  • 'Spectre' teaser: What secret is James Bond hiding from the world? March 28, 2015

    The first teaser of James Bond movie 'Spectre' is out and it just might unravel dark secrets from the agent's past. Directed by Sam Mendes, the film has Daneil Craig playing the famous agent along with Ralph Fiennes playing M. The teaser gives only a glimpse of Monica Bellucci and...
  • Oscars producers out after three years and a TV ratings drop March 27, 2015

    Lon Angeles: Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the producers behind the last three Academy Awards telecasts, will not be returning for next year's Oscars, the ceremony organizers said on Thursday. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which hosts Hollywood's biggest night each year, declined to say why Zadan and...
  • Presenting the first look of James Bond's new film 'Spectre' March 18, 2015

    Good news for James Bond fans. The first look of 'Spectre' has been released and it is understated and classy. Featuring Daniel Craig, who plays James Bond, the poster has Craig dressed in all black. The film is being directed by Sam Mendes and also features Monica Bellucci, Ralph Fiennes...
  • I never go to the gym, I'm just too lazy: Monica Bellucci March 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Monica Bellucci says she's "too lazy" to go to the gym and has accepted she is a woman who has curves. The 50-year-old has no interest in punishing herself on the treadmill to stay in shape and insists she embraced her curvaceous figure years ago, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I never...
  • Oscar winning sound mixer Craig Mann collaborates with Indian technicians for Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' March 4, 2015

    Chennai: Sound designer Kunal Rajan says working with Oscar-winning sound mixer Craig Mann in Kamal Haasan's Tamil musical drama 'Uttama Villain" was fabulous. He says the two had a blast mixing the film, slated for release on April 2. "Craig and I have worked together on a few Hollywood projects. When...
  • Kamal Haasan congratulates Canadian sound mixer Craig Mann on his Oscar win February 26, 2015

    Chennai: Canadian sound mixer Craig Mann, who pocketed an Oscar for his work in "Whiplash", has also worked on Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama "Uttama Villain". Congratulating Craig on the win, Kamal said he felt like his team had won the award. "When I asked my sound designer Kunal to get the...
  • After Daniel Craig's accident, another crew member gets hurt on the sets of 'Spectre' February 20, 2015

    London: After Daniel Craig hurt himself while filming 'Spectre', another accident has occurred on the shoot of the latest James Bond movie. This time a crew member was injured. According to a source, a camera truck veered off the road and crashed into a barn, seriously injuring Second unit assistant director...
  • Daniel Craig hurt himself while shooting 'Spectre' February 19, 2015

    London: After Daniel Craig hurt himself while filming 'Spectre', another accident has occurred on the shoot of the latest James Bond movie. This time a crew member was injured. According to a source, a camera truck veered off the road and crashed into a barn, seriously injuring Second unit assistant director...
  • James Bond star Daniel Craig injures his knee delaying 'Spectre' filming February 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Daniel Craig has reportedly injured himself while filming the new James Bond movie 'Spectre'. The 46-year-old actor, who plays the lead role in the franchise, is said to have sprained his knee while shooting a fight scene for the film, which is expected to release in November this...
  • WADA calls for tighter doping laws, information exchange February 2, 2015

    Berlin: More governments must pass laws criminalising doping and information exchange needs to increase between the pharma industry and anti-doping bodies as drugs are no longer a problem exclusive to sport, WADA President Craig Reedie has warned. In a statement, seen by Reuters, the World Anti-Doping Agency president said doping had...
  • Mitchell Starc needs to be consistent at the WC: Craig McDermott January 29, 2015

    Sydney: Australia's bowling coach Craig McDermott said on Thursday their left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc needs to be consistent at the World Cup to give the host nation the best chance to clinch the title for a record fifth time. "Starc is swinging the new ball well. It's certainly going to swing...
  • Adele to croon for new James Bond film 'Spectre' January 23, 2015

    Los Angeles: It is rumoured British singer Adele has been flown to the city to work on new scores for upcoming James Bond film 'Spectre'. The singer, who scored multiple awards for her 'Skyfall' song which featured at the end credits of the last eponymous James Bond film, was spotted earlier...
  • Eye injury could end Craig Kieswetter's career January 20, 2015

    London: Wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter's career could be over as a result of the eye injury he suffered in July, Somerset's director of cricket Matthew Maynard said on Monday. The England player damaged his eye socket when a ball smashed through his helmet grill, breaking his nose and injuring his cheekbone while...
  • Australian Open to have new 'heat policy' January 8, 2015

    Sydney: With temperatures soaring over 40 degrees Celsius in the last edition of the Australian Open, the tournament organisers have introduced a new 'heat policy' this time around to ensure players' do not suffer in the first Grand Slam of the year, starting January 19. "We are in that time of...
  • Mark Craig spins NZ to Test series win over Sri Lanka January 7, 2015

    Wellington: New Zealand wrapped up a 193-run victory over Sri Lanka on Wednesday to complete a 2-0 win in the two-Test series and continue its fine form in Test cricket. Mark Craig took 4 for 53 as New Zealand bowled out Sri Lanka for 196 with a session to spare at...
  • U2's Bono says he may never play guitar again January 3, 2015

    New York: Bono, the frontman of the Irish rock group U2 who was injured in a cycling accident last year, said on Friday his recovery has not been easy and he may never play guitar again. In a blog on the group's website, the 54-year-old rocker said he broke his hand,...
  • New Zealand off-spinner Mark Craig likely to play against Sri Lanka December 25, 2014

    Christchurch: Off-spinner Mark Craig is likely to play his first Test Friday when hosts New Zealand take on Sri Lanka here at the Hagley Oval Friday despite the pitch heavily loaded in favour of fast bowlers. Overcast conditions and a deep green tinge look of the pitch means that both teams...
  • Stiff competition among New Zealand pacers: Craig McMillan December 24, 2014

    Christchurch: New Zealand batting coach Craig McMillan has said there is intense competition among the quick bowlers in the squad for a place in the final 11 and whoever misses out playing the first Test against Sri Lanka here will be unlucky. New Zealand take on Sri Lanka in the first...
  • Craig Ferguson says good night as 'Late Late Show' host December 20, 2014

    New York: Craig Ferguson will spend tomorrow's future yesterdays (as his theme song proclaims) somewhere other than 'The Late Late Show.' Friday was his last hoorah after a decade as host of the CBS talk show. And what did we learn (as Ferguson is fond of posing at the end of...
  • Shane Warne in damage control mode after calling Mitchell Starc 'soft' December 18, 2014

    Brisbane: Never too far from controversies, spin legend Shane Warne found himself at the centre of another one when he called pacer Mitchell Starc "soft", but had to offer an explanation after Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann took exception to the description. After Australia endured a tough day in Brisbane heat...
  • England's Craig Kieswetter set to miss Cricket World Cup 2015 December 11, 2014

    Taunton: England wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter is unlikely to play at the 2015 Cricket World Cup because of a serious eye injury. Somerset, Kieswetter's English county side, says in a statement that the 27-year-old player "has struggled to regain perfect vision" after suffering a "terrible" eye injury in a domestic game in...
  • 'Spectre': New James Bond film will feature Monica Belluci, Lea Seydux as Bond girls; Andrew Scott, Christoph Waltz as villains December 4, 2014

    The stage was set at the legendary Pinewood Studios, Buckinghamshire, in England, where the name of the 24th James Bond movie was revealed on Thursday by director Sam Mandes. The latest film in the series is called 'Spectre', and will feature Daniel Craig as the sleek secret agent. While actresses Monica...
  • Australian Open tweaks heat policy for 2015 December 2, 2014

    Melbourne: Australian Open organisers have tweaked their 'Extreme Heat Policy' for next year's tournament after being accused of forcing players to perform in "inhumane" conditions during a heatwave in January. Despite water bottles melting, ballboys collapsing and players vomiting and passing out when temperatures exceeded 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit)...
  • New Zealand level Test series with facile win over Pakistan November 30, 2014

    Emotional New Zealand completed an innings and 80-run win over Pakistan in the third and final Test in Sharjah on Sunday, to level the three-match series 1-1. Seamer Trent Boult took 4 for 38 and Mark Craig 3 for 109 which overshadowed Asad Shafiq's career best 137 as Pakistan were dismissed...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 3 November 29, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Captain Brendon McCullum's belligerent record-breaking century put New Zealand on top in the third Test after offspinner Mark Craig's career-best 7 for 94 finished off Pakistan for 351. McCullum smashed New Zealand's fastest ever Test hundred off 78...
  • Christoph Waltz to play supervillain Ernst Blofeld in new James Bond film November 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Christoph Waltz will portray the classic villain Ernst Blofeld in the highly anticipate Bond movie "Bond 24". The two-time Oscar winner, who was named as Daniel Craig's (James Bond) latest opponent earlier this month, will bring Ernst Stavro Blofeld back to the big screen for the first time...
  • Mark Craig ready for spin challenge against Pakistan November 7, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: New Zealand's off-spinner Mark Craig on Friday admitted facing Pakistan in the three-Test series will be a big challenge but his team-mates were ready for it. The 27-year-old, who made a remarkable debut with eight wickets against the West Indies in June this year, will supplement the slow bowling...
  • Mark Strong: I'm not the next James Bond villain November 1, 2014

    London: Actor Mark Strong has dismissed reports suggesting he will be playing the villain in the next James Bond movie, insisting a hiking vacation he took with old pal Daniel Craig was behind the latest casting rumours. The two Brits set off to walk across the Atlas Mountains in Africa recently...