FAME

  • Singer John Denver gets a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame 2 hours 35 minutes ago

    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...
  • Fans honour Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain 2 decades after his death April 6, 2014

    Seattle: Two decades after Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain killed himself in Seattle, fans flocked to the home where he died to pay homage to the influential rocker. Fans came from nearby cities like Portland, Ore., or faraway towns in Georgia - some sporting '90s-era "grunge" attire like plaid shirts - to...
  • Actress Kate Winslet gets her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame March 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Kate Winslet was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Academy Award-winning actress wore a form-fitting black dress that showed off her enviable body at the event, reports eonline.com The six time Oscar nominated star said she was surprised to see so many people watch...
  • Lindsay Davenport inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame March 3, 2014

    New York: Three-time Grand Slam champion Lindsay Davenport has been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The American was joined in the enshrinement class on Monday by Dutch five-time Paralympic medalist Chantal Vandierendonck, coach Nick Bollettieri, executive Jane Brown Grimes and British broadcaster John Barrett. Davenport won the 1998...
  • It's not just another Thursday, it's Kurt Cobain day! February 20, 2014

    It might be a sunny winter Thursday for you and a mere date February 20 but it's not the same for residents of Aberdeen, Washington. It's "Kurt Cobain day". Yes, the home town of rock legend Aberdeen will honour its most famous son with its first annual Kurt Cobain day on...
  • Buddy Guy, Peter Frampton inducted into Musicians Hall of Fame January 29, 2014

    Nashville: The Musicians Hall of Fame inducted 12 new members across the genres, including bluesman Buddy Guy, British rock guitarist Peter Frampton and pedal steel player and country singer Barbara Mandrell. Also inducted during Tuesday's ceremony in Nashville were Randy Bachman from The Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive, country musician...
  • '2014 Masters likely to be pivotal for Tiger Woods' January 3, 2014

    Paris: This year's Masters could make the difference between Tiger Woods winning several more major titles or perhaps ending his career stuck on his current tally of 14, according to Hall of Fame golfer Johnny Miller. Woods, comfortably the greatest player of his generation and possibly of all time, is ideally...
  • Hockley, Simpson inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame January 2, 2014

    Sydney: Former Australian captain Bob Simpson and New Zealand's women cricket's excaptain 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 attended...
  • Debbie Hockley, Bob Simpson to be inducted in ICC Hall of Fame December 30, 2013

    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 HeyhoeFlint (both England), and second...
  • Waqar Younis inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame December 12, 2013

    Dubai: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis was on Thrsday inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame before the start of the first Twenty20 International between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai Sports City. Waqar received his commemorative cap from International Cricket Council Chief Executive...
  • Waqar, Gilchrist to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame December 9, 2013

    Dubai: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis and exAustralia wicketkepeer Adam Gilchrist will be inducted into the ICC's Hall of Fame next week. Waqar and Gilchrist become the 70th and 71st male members of the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Waqar will join the exclusive club during the first Twenty20 International between...
  • Julianne Moore lands a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame October 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Julianne Moore received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in honour of her outstanding career in Hollywood. Moore's husband, two children, her "Don Jon" costar Joseph GordonLevitt and "Carrie" castmate Chloe Moretz were present at the event, reported E! Online. The iconic actress received the...
  • Davenport, Pierce, Martinez head Tennis Hall of Fame nominees September 6, 2013

    Newport, Rhode Island: Major champions Lindsay Davenport, Mary Pierce and Conchita Martinez are among the International Tennis Hall of Fame nominees for 2014. The Hall also announced on Thursday that American coach Nick Bollettieri, Dutch wheelchair player Chantal Vandierendonck, American executive Jane Brown Grimes and British author and broadcaster John...
  • I don't need to go out and be recognised to feel alive: Lady Gaga September 3, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop star Lady Gaga says she does not concentrate on fame as much as she does in putting all her energy into creating music instead. The 27-year-old, who underwent a hip surgery in February, admits that her time away from work made her re-evaluate her priorities. "I really enjoyed...
  • Watch: Man's videos with raccoon bring him fame August 1, 2013

    Most people thank other people or God for their fame. But Mark Brown owns the credit of his fame to a friendly raccoon, Gunshow. After it passed away in January, he and his girlfriend brought another raccoon and named it Rebekah. ...