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  • Frank Lampard set for Manchester City loan 4 hours 29 minutes ago

    Washington: Former Premier League side Chelsea star Frank Lampard will play for Manchester City under a loan deal from his new Major League Soccer team New York City FC, media reports said. Lampard, who spent 13 seasons with Chelsea, signed a two-year deal last week with New York City FC. He...
  • Spanish striker Villa vows to add to legacy in New York Yesterday

    New York: For Spanish striker David Villa, the chance to start afresh in Major League Soccer with New York City at Yankee Stadium proved irresistible in his quest to add to his legacy. Villa, Spain's all-time top scorer, last month became the first player signed by New York City FC, co-owned...
  • CWG 2014: Nijel Amos wins 800m gold to shock Olympic champion David Rudisha Yesterday

    Botswana's Nijel Amos produced a stunning late surge to land the 800 metres gold medal and shock Olympic champion David Rudisha at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Amos, who took silver behind Rudisha at London 2012, looked to be boxed in as the Kenyan led on the final straight but found...
  • Jaques Kallis is one of the greatest allrounders in cricket history: ICC 2 days ago

    Dubai: In a rich tribute to Jaques Kallis, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said the legendary South African all-rounder will be remembered for his consistency with both bat and ball in all formats of the game. Kallis yesterday announced his retirement, prompted by a poor run in the series against Sri...
  • Former aide to Britain's Prince Philip charged with sex abuse 2 days ago

    London: The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjamin Herman, 79, was the personal assistant or "equerry" to the 93-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974....
  • The best 'suit-wearer': David Beckham voted best celebrity in suit in a new poll 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: Former soccer star David Beckham has been voted the best male celebrity 'suit wearer' in a new poll. The 39-year-old managed to grab the top position, beating off competition from American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake and actor George Clooney to top the poll by Institchu.co.uk, a way of ordering a...
  • Watch: New trailer for 'Gotham' featuring 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc 5 days ago

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman -- before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego Comic-Con creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • Watch: You must not miss this new trailer for 'Gotham' featuring the track 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc 5 days ago

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman -- before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego Comic-Con creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • Arsenal sign Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina 5 days ago

    London: Goalkeeper David Ospina is signing with Arsenal after helping Colombia reach the World Cup quarter-finals. The 25-year-old Ospina is moving to the Premier League club after making 189 Ligue 1 appearances during six years at French side Nice. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Ospina has "good experience and a proven record...
  • Susan Sarandon admits to dating 'The Hunger' co-star David Bowie 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actress Susan Sarandon has confirmed rumours about her having a secret fling with David Bowie in the 1980s. The actress starred with the legendary musician in the 1983 movie "The Hunger". Earlier this year, her friend Melissa MCCarthy sent gossips into a spin when she mentioned the romance at...
  • 'The Judge', featuring Robert Downey Jr and Robert Duvall, to open Toronto International Film Festival 1 week ago

    Toronto: 'The Judge', starring Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr, will open the annual Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 4, the festival said on Friday. The film, by 'Wedding Crashers' director David Dobkin, follows a lawyer who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, who is also a...
  • Watch: New promo of 'Gotham' urges the residents to report criminal activities to Gotham Chronicle, not the police July 24, 2014

    In the new promo of 'Gotham', an American superhero television series created by Bruno Heller, a newspaper, which talks about the most dangerous criminals who walk on the streets freely, asks the residents to not depend on law enforcement if they witness any criminal activity. Instead, they should report the...
  • Cameron demands Russia cease support for rebels July 21, 2014

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday demanded that Russia end its support for the rebels in Ukraine, arguing that Russia's policies destabilised the country and created the conditions that appear to have led to the downing of Malaysian Airways flight MH17. In an unusual front-page op-ed in the Sunday...
  • Leonardo Mayer upsets David Ferrer in Hamburg for 1st title July 20, 2014

    Hamburg: Leonardo Mayer upset top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain 6-7 (3), 6-1, 7-6 (4) on Sunday in the Hamburg Open final for the Argentine's first ATP title. The 46th-ranked Mayer saved five of the eight break points he faced and converted five of his seven chances to beat the seventh-ranked Spaniard...
  • Leonardo Mayer to play David Ferrer in Hamburg final July 20, 2014

    Leonardo Mayer of Argentina will play top-seeded David Ferrer in the Hamburg Open final after they won straight-sets semi-finals over local hopes on Saturday. The 46th-ranked Mayer converted four of his seven break chances to upset the seventh-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-5, 6-4, and Ferrer eased past 17-year-old Alexander Zverev 6-0, 6-1. The...
  • ICC match referee rates Trent Bridge pitch as 'poor' July 19, 2014

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday said that David Boon of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, who officiated in the first Test between India and England at Nottingham, has rated the pitch used at Trent Bridge as "poor". In accordance with Clause 3 of the ICC Pitch...
  • Englishman David Howell hits first shot at British Open July 17, 2014

    England: David Howell launched the 143rd British Open on a glorious sunny morning at Royal Liverpool on Thursday, hitting his opening drive down the right of the 458-yard first hole. With the small grandstand around the first tee already packed at 6.25am local time, Englishman Howell was followed on to the...
  • Kenya forced to pay bonus to CWG athletes July 16, 2014

    Nairobi: The Kenyan government averted an imminent strike from its elite athletes when it wired $1.2 million to its Commonwealth Games team to cater for training allowances. Sports Minister Hassan Wario gave the orders after boxers and athletes, including Olympic 800m Champion David Rudisha and 800m World Champion Eunice Sum, had...
  • British PM David Cameron reshuffles his Cabinet on Twitter July 16, 2014

    London: Getting the latest news on a British government reshuffle once meant waiting outside the prime minister's Downing Street office for ministers to emerge, and judging their fate by the look on their faces. But in the age of social media, David Cameron unveiled a major shake-up of his cabinet...
  • 'Cloud Atlas' author David Mitchell is writing his next book on Twitter, telling the story of 'The Right Sort' through 280 tweets July 15, 2014

    Author David Mitchell whose acclaimed novel 'Cloud Atlas' was adapted by Hollywood is writing his next book on Twitter. The short book titled 'The Right Sort' will be told through 280 tweets. He started tweeting on Monday and plans to continue every day. ...
  • UK's top diplomat William Hague resigns as Cameron shuffles pack July 15, 2014

    London: British Foreign Secretary William Hague announced his surprise resignation on Monday night ahead of a closely-fought national election next May as part of Prime Minister David Cameron's biggest ever reshuffle of top government jobs. Hague, Britain's most senior diplomat for the past four years and a former leader of Cameron's...
  • Church of England says yes to women bishops July 15, 2014

    London: The Church of England ended one of its longest and most divisive disputes on Monday with an overwhelming vote in favor of allowing women to become bishops. The church's national assembly, known as the General Synod, voted for the historic measure, reaching the required two-thirds majority in each of its...
  • Vladimir Putin chatted with Angela Merkel, David Beckham hugged Pele: Stars of politics, music, sports came together at World Cup final July 14, 2014

    Rio De Janerio: Vladimir Putin chatted with Angela Merkel, and David Beckham hugged Pele at the World Cup final on Sunday. Tom Brady looked on from the VIP seats when his wife Gisele Bundchen brought the trophy on the field before the game. Mick Jagger and LeBron James were also in the...
  • David Collier to step down as ECB chief executive: reports July 13, 2014

    London: David Collier is set to quit as England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive, according to British media reports. It is understood Collier will step down at the end of the current English season, with an interim appointment likely to be made to help ease the transition. In the 59-year-old's decade...
  • World Cup 2014: Sad Brazil players apologise to fans after another heavy loss July 13, 2014

    Brasilia: Hosts Brazil lost 3-0 to the Netherlands in their final World Cup match on Saturday and their players apologised to fans after another hugely disappointing performance in the third-place match. "I don't think we deserved for it to end like this," captain Thiago Silva said in a televised interview. "We need...
  • As it happened: Brazil vs Netherlands, third-place play-off July 13, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the third-place play-off match between Brazil and Netherlands at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Neymar has urged his Brazil team-mates to rescue some of their battered pride after their humiliating World Cup semi-final defeat to Germany by beating the...
  • World Cup 2014: Brazil playing for 'honour and dignity', says captain July 12, 2014

    Brasilia: The Brazil players could not be more motivated ahead of Saturday's World Cup third-place match against the Netherlands and will be fighting to restore their "honour and dignity", captain Thiago Silva said on Friday. Brazil's dream of winning a sixth World Cup, and a first on home soil, was shattered...
  • 'Harry Potter' actor found dead in Death Valley July 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: British actor David Legeno, who played a werewolf in the "Harry Potter" movies, has been found dead in Death Valley, United States police said. He apparently died of "heat-related issues," the local sheriff said, after the 50-year-old's body was found near Zabriskie Point, a famed movie-related panorama spot. Legeno played...
  • Ferrer leads 3 Spaniards into Swedish quarters July 11, 2014

    Top seed David Ferrer led a trio of Spaniards into the Swedish Open quarter-finals by defeating Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-4, 6-0 on Thursday. Ferrer, who received a first-round bye, is bidding to win his third Bastad title following wins in 2007 and 2012. He next meets defending champion Carlos Berlocq...