FAME

  • Anil Kumble turns the clock back on his Australia diaries February 27, 2015

    "Australia has always been very special because performing here is a test for every cricketer," said India's spin legend, who has been inducted into ICC's Hall of Fame. ...
  • Anil Kumble becomes 4th Indian to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame February 23, 2015

    To join an elite list of cricketers is a very special feeling and to be the 4th Indian to be inducted makes it even more special, says former India captain Anil Kumble. ...
  • Anil Kumble inducted into ICC Hall of Fame February 22, 2015

    Melbourne: Former India spinner Anil Kumble was Sunday inducted into the prestigious International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Kumble became the fourth Indian to be given the honour after Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and Bishan Singh Bedi and also joins the likes of Australian...
  • Anil Kumble inducted into ICC Hall of Fame February 22, 2015

    I am pretty satisfied at the end of my career, no regrets at all, says veteran spinner Anil Kumble. ...
  • I see a lot of me in Ashwin: Anil Kumble February 21, 2015

    Melbourne: It may not quite be in the same league as Sir Donald Bradman saying Sachin Tendulkar reminded him of his own batting, but Anil Kumble paid R Ashwin the biggest compliment of the offspinner's cricketing life at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. Much like his bowling, Kumble's choice of...
  • Anil Kumble to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame February 19, 2015

    Dubai: Former Indian captain Anil Kumble is all set to become the 77th member of the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame after his name is inducted in the prestigious list during India's World Cup match against South Africa on Sunday. Kumble, who is now the Chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee,...
  • Grammys 2015: Madonna to perform tracks from her album 'Rebel Heart' January 30, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Madonna has announced that she will perform at the 2015 Grammy Awards. The iconic singer took to Twitter Monday to announce her return to the annual awards show, which will be held Feb 8 at the Staples Center here, reports aceshowbiz.com. Madonna posted a picture of a Grammy trophy...
  • Adam Gilchrist, Jack Ryder to be inducted into the Aus Hall of Fame January 25, 2015

    Sydney: Celebrated wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist and late former captain and selector Jack Ryder will be inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame at the annual Allan Border Medal ceremony on January 27. "Former Australian wicketkeeping great Adam Gilchrist and former Australian captain and selector Jack Ryder will be inducted into the...
  • Comedian Bill Cosby's Walk of Fame star vandalised with word the 'rapist' written over it December 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Comedian Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized on Friday with the word "rapist" written over it, after numerous women came forward in recent weeks alleging Cosby had sexually assaulted them in incidents dating back decades. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said Cosby's star, which...
  • Baichung Bhutia conferred AFC 'Hall of Fame Award' November 30, 2014

    Manila: Former Indian national football team captain Baichung Bhutia was Sunday honoured with the AFC Hall of Fame Award on occasion of the Asian Football Confederation's 60th anniversary here. FIFA president Sepp Blatter presented the award to Baichung on the Awards Night here. AIFF president Praful Patel was also present as were...
  • A toy that lets newborns take selfies, post them online November 6, 2014

    London: Your baby could post his or her first selfie with the help of this device. Called The New Born Fame, the stuffed toy looks like a mobile dangling over a baby's crib but it lets the newborn post pictures and videos online. Some of the apps attached to the mobile are...
  • Good that I became famous quite late in life: Eva Longoria November 6, 2014

    London: Eva Longoria is glad that she became famous quite late in life. The 39-year-old actress, who shot to fame with 'Desperate Housewives' in 2004, said being older helped her avoid getting into trouble in Hollywood, reported Conatctmusic. "I became famous quite late in life, according to Hollywood standards. I was...
  • I have really grappled with fame emotionally: Emma Watson October 30, 2014

    London: 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has admitted that she was "very nervous" before delivering her highly-praised speech on gender equality at the United Nations summit last month. The 24-year-old actress and United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador covers December's Elle UK, the magazine's inaugural feminism issue, which is focused on inspiring...
  • Sachin Tendulkar inducted into Don Bradman Hall of Fame October 29, 2014

    Sydney: Sachin Tendulkar added another feather to his cap on Wednesday when the Indian batting legend was inducted as one of the latest honourees in the Bradman Foundation. At a gala dinner held at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground, former Australian captain Steve Waugh was the other cricketer to enter the...
  • Singer John Denver gets a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame October 25, 2014

    LOS ANGELES: Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame following the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver. The "Sunshine on My Shoulders" singer received the walk's 2,531st star on Friday, 17 years after his death. Denver's son, Zak Deutschendorf, and daughter, Jesse Belle Denver, attended the...
  • Green Day, Sting among nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame October 10, 2014

    (Reuters) - Punk rock band Green Day, rockers Nine Inch Nails and singer Sting are among the 2015 nominees announced on Thursday for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They lead a diverse list that includes The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, the late singer Lou Reed, German electronic...
  • Mauresmo, Pierce headline list of Hall of Fame nominations September 5, 2014

    Amelie Mauresmo and Mary Pierce, both twotimes grand slam singles champions, headlined the list of nominees up for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Also being nominated in the recent player category are twotimes French Open champion Sergi Bruguera of Spain and Russia's Yevgeny Kafelnikov, winner of two grand...
  • Beyonce outfits to grace Rock and Roll Hall of Fame July 19, 2014

    (Reuters) Pop singer Beyonce may not be a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but six of her outfits go on display next week, making her the first artist not inducted to be featured in a part of the Cleveland museum usually reserved for hall of...
  • Hewitt breaks through on 3rd try in Newport July 14, 2014

    Newport: Australian Lleyton Hewitt took advantage of his second chances to win a title on his third try at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. Playing in his third consecutive final on Newport's grass courts, Hewitt, the No. 3 seed, beat secondseeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia 63, 67 (4), 76 (3)...
  • Lleyton Hewitt, Ivo Karlovic advance to Newport final July 13, 2014

    Newport: Lleyton Hewitt is getting a third shot at a title at the Hall of Fame Championships. The thirdseeded Hewitt will face hardserving Ivo Karlovic of Croatia in the final on Sunday. Karlovic ousted Samuel Groth of Australia 64, 64 on Saturday. Hewitt, who lost in the 2013 final to Nicolas...
  • Hewitt, Sock reach Hall of Fame semifinals July 12, 2014

    Lleyton Hewitt and Jack Sock advanced to the semifinals at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Friday. The 33year old Hewitt, seeded third, beat American Steve Johnson 64, 64. The 21year old Sock, fresh off a doubles title at Wimbledon with Canadian Vasek Pospisil, defeated topseeded John Isner 64, 76 (4). The...
  • Top seeded John Isner bounced in Hall of Fame quarters July 12, 2014

    Newport: John Isner felt the ball hit the line, so he conceded the point. It turned into a big moment for Jack Sock. The seventhseeded Sock advanced to the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships with a 64, 76 (4) victory over No. 1 seed Isner on Friday. Next up...
  • Defending champ Mahut ousted by Groth at Newport July 11, 2014

    Secondseeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia and Samuel Groth of Australia advanced to the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Thursday. The 153rdranked Groth defeated defending champion Nicolas Mahut of France 63, 64, and Karlovic edged Dudi Sela of Israel 76 (3), 75. The pair will meet on Saturday...
  • Topseeded John Isner powers to quarters at Newport July 10, 2014

    Newport: Topseeded John Isner heard the crowd's reaction and had to take a quick peek to see what the radar gun recorded on his serve late in the match. Isner overpowered fellow American Austin Krajicek for a 63, 63 victory on Wednesday, advancing to the quarterfinals at the Hall of Fame...
  • Bigserving John Isner wins on Newport's grass courts July 9, 2014

    Newport: John Isner rode his fierce serve to another victory on Newport's grass courts, defeating Wayne Odesnik 63, 76 (6) on Tuesday to reach the second round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. The 6foot10 Isner had 19 aces with one serve topping 137 mph and only two...
  • Karlovic beats American Ginepri at Newport July 8, 2014

    Secondseeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia used his overpowering serve to beat American Robby Ginepri 76 (2), 62 on Monday in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. The 6foot11 Karlovic had 17 aces and only two doublefaults, winning 92 percent of his firstserve points during breezy conditions on...
  • I am happy with my fame; would miss not having people love me: Shah Rukh Khan May 15, 2014

    Dubai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been ruling the silver screen for more than two decades and he says he enjoys being in the public eye and wants no privacy. The 48yearold actor has appeared in more than 50 Hindi films including several hits like 'Baazigar', 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', 'Dil...
  • Nobody can stay beloved forever, people are going to get sick of me: Jennifer Lawrence May 9, 2014

    London: Oscarwinning actress Jennifer Lawrence feels fans will get sick of her soon. The 23yearold actress, who has been a big screen success in recent years thanks to roles in the 'Hunger Games' and 'XMen' franchises, said she won't stay popular forever, reported Contactmusic. "Nobody can stay beloved forever. People...
  • KISS rockers Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens inducted by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame April 11, 2014

    New York: Flamboyant rockers KISS and British singer-songwriters Peter Gabriel and Cat Stevens were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday, but, as they had vowed, the four original members of KISS did not perform. The 1970s shock-rockers known for their outrageous costumes and makeup and hits...
  • US wrestling star The Ultimate Warrior dies at 54: WWE April 9, 2014

    The Ultimate Warrior, one of US professional wrestling's most celebrated athletes, has died at the age of 54, days after being inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Inc Hall of Fame, the company said late on Tuesday. "WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of...