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  • Djokovic beats Federer in five-set thriller to win second Wimbledon title 06-07-2014 10:49 PM

    Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by outlasting the Swiss player in five sets on Sunday. Djokovic wasted a 5-2 lead, and a match point, in the fourth set but held on for a 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-4 Centre...
  • Modi not to attend FIFA World Cup finals 25-06-2014 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend the final of the ongoing FIFA World Cup, said Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday. The final matches of the month-long tournament will be played on July 13. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff had invited the new PM to watch the FIFA...
  • 'There were no guests at his kid's birthday party': The latest book by Michael Jackson's bodyguards tells a bitter-sweet story about the pop star's secluded life 16-06-2014 07:14 PM

    The following article is a compilation of excerpts and observations from the latest book titled, 'Remember The Time: Protecting Michael Jackson In His Final Days', written by his former security guards, Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard, with Tanner Colby. Hounded by the tabloid media, Michael Jackson spent his final years...
  • 'Game of Thrones' season 4 finale: 'Daenerys needs to watch How To Train Your Dragon', and other hilarious Twitter reactions 16-06-2014 11:00 AM

    Note: This post contains discussion and speculation about the last episode of the season four of 'Game of Thrones'. Wait...what? Are you over the season four finale of 'Game of Thrones'? With speculations, discussions, conspiracy theories and predictions, the last episode of the season four, titled, 'The Children', still managed...
  • For that ONE person who has no idea what 'Game of Thrones' is all about 14-06-2014 07:32 PM

    Seriously, how have you avoided detection so far?! Are you not being mocked at school/college/work? Are people not trying to hunt you down?Fear not, lonely wanderer. As the world waits with awaited breath for the finale for the fourth season of 'Game of Thrones', we now offer you the opportunity...
  • 10 things we want to see in the 'Game Of Thrones' season 4 finale 14-06-2014 06:44 PM

    Note: This post contains discussion and speculation of book spoilers through the end of season four of 'Game of Thrones'. By now, George RR Martin and the makers of HBO series 'Game Of Thrones' must be sitting happily in their offices, smug with the knowledge that this season's finale is...
  • Peng Shuai-Hsieh Su-wei win French Open women's doubles 08-06-2014 05:25 PM

    Top-seeded Peng Shuai of China and Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan won their second Grand Slam title together by defeating Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the French Open women's doubles on Sunday. Peng and Shuai also won the women's doubles title at Wimbledon...
  • Sharapova beats Halep to win French Open for second time 07-06-2014 09:49 PM

    Paris: Maria Sharapova won her second French Open title in three years, overcoming some shaky serving on Saturday to beat fourth-seeded Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 in the final. Sharapova has struggled with her serve this week and had 12 double-faults in the final on Court Philippe Chatrier. But...
  • Nadal thrashes Murray to meet Djokovic in French Open final 06-06-2014 09:28 PM

    Paris: Rafael Nadal is going for No. 9 at the French Open, and the only man that can stop him is Novak Djokovic. Nadal is already a record eight-time champion with a lifetime 65-1 record at Roland Garros. One more victory on the red clay will make him the first...
  • IPL 7: This win is very special to me, says emotional Piyush Chawla 02-06-2014 12:28 AM

    Bangalore: Kolkata Knight Riders' Piyush Chawla was the man of the moment as he hit a six off pacer Mitchell Johnson to bring his team on the threshold of victory and finished it off with a four off Parvinder Awana in the last over to script a three-wicket win over...
  • 'My constant tweeting is a sign of nervous excitement', says SRK as his team gets ready for the IPL finale 01-06-2014 07:53 PM

    Bangalore: Shah Rukh Khan's Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the title in 2012 and they have again reached the finals of the seventh edition being played here Sunday. The superstar admits to being nervous, but says he has nothing to lose and tweeted a picture...
  • Snapshot: AbRam gets his own KKR jersey; will dad Shah Rukh Khan bring him to watch the final? 01-06-2014 12:35 PM

    Shah Rukh Khan is a very excited man today. And he has all reasons to be excited considering his team Kolkata Knight Riders will be playing against Preity Zinta's team KingsXI Punab at the final of this season of IPL. The excited actor tweeted a picture of his youngest child,...
  • Why the Twitterverse thinks it is going to rain during the KKR Vs KXIP final IPL match 01-06-2014 11:23 AM

    As the cricket buffs get ready to catch the ultimate face-off between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders, there are many theories and conspiracies making rounds on social networking websites. One of the most popular theories is that it will rain today, during the match. The reason? Apparently, it...
  • Real Madrid rally to snatch Champions League title from Atletico Madrid 4-1 25-05-2014 02:53 AM

    Real Madrid broke down Atletico Madrid's resistance in extra time to win the Champions League final 4-1 on Saturday and finally deliver the club's record 10th European title. Real struck three times in the second period of extra time, through Gareth Bale's header in the 110th minute, Marcelo's shot in...
  • As it happened: Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, Champions League Final Live 24-05-2014 11:26 PM

    Atletico Madrid have a chance in today's Champions League final not only to claim their debut European crown but to deny their loathed and vastly wealthier neighbours Real Madrid a record-extending 10th. Atletico have already outperformed this season in securing a remarkable La Liga triumph, shattering the domestic dominance of...
  • Atletico Madrid bid to outwit Real Madrid in Champions League final 24-05-2014 08:32 AM

    Atletico Madrid have a chance in Saturday's Champions League final not only to claim their debut European crown but to deny their loathed and vastly wealthier neighbours Real Madrid a record-extending 10th. Atletico have already outperformed this season in securing a remarkable La Liga triumph, shattering the domestic dominance of...
  • FA Cup Final: Arsenal seek end to trophy drought 17-05-2014 01:28 PM

    When Arsenal beat Manchester United in a penalty shootout to win the FA Cup in 2005, few imagined that Arsene Wenger's team would still be waiting for its next piece of silverware nine years later. Yet that is the situation facing Arsenal ahead of their latest opportunity to end the...
  • Playing alongside Saina will strengthen our team: Sindhu 12-05-2014 08:29 PM

    New Delhi: They will be on the same side of the court probably for the first time while representing India and teen sensation P V Sindhu says playing alongside Saina Nehwal will strengthen the team, which is set to compete in the upcoming Li-Ning BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals...
  • Sania, Cara move to 2nd spot in race to year-end finals 12-05-2014 07:43 PM

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner on Monday became the number two team in the Race to Singapore for the WTA year-end finals in November. Sania and Cara won the Portugal Open and reached the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open last week. They now have 2,462 points and...
  • Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth to lead Indian team in Thomas and Uber Cup 07-05-2014 05:35 PM

    New Delhi: London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and Thailand Grand Prix champion K Srikanth will spearhead the Indian challenge at the Li-Ning BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals to be held at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here from May 18 to 25. The 24-year-old Saina will lead charge...
  • Chelsea stand in way of Atletico's first Champions League final 30-04-2014 09:19 AM

    London: It's not only illness that has exhausted Jose Mourinho. Defending the virtues of employing defensive tactics once again is wearing out the Chelsea manager. However much Liverpool and Atletico Madrid were frustrated by Mourinho's well-disciplined methods to stifle them in the last week, they kept Chelsea on track to...
  • 'The Big Bang Theory' coming to an end in 2017 26-04-2014 03:56 PM

    Los Angeles: Hit American sitcom 'The Big Bang Theory is likely to come to an end in 2017. Showrunner Steve Molaro has revealed that he expects the 10th run to be the last, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "I'm going to move forward (on the assumption) that ten is the...
  • Srikanth goes down fighting to Lee Chong Wei in Singapore Open semis 12-04-2014 05:18 PM

    Singapore: India's rising shuttler Kidambi Srikanth went down in the men's singles semi-finals but not before giving a tough fight to Malaysian World No.1 Lee Chong Wei at the $300,000 Singapore Open Super Series here on Saturday. Despite putting up a strong showing against the top seed, the World No.25...
  • Yuvraj can be criticised, but not crucified: Tendulkar 07-04-2014 09:18 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar on Monday stood firmly behind a beleagured Yuvraj Singh, saying that the talented left-hander "is down but far from being out" and backed him to make it to the 2015 World Cup squad. Tendulkar, who has always been a mentor to Yuvraj had soothing took to...
  • 'How I Met Your Mother' to reveal alternate ending on DVD set 06-04-2014 01:16 PM

    Los Angeles: 'How I Met Your Mother' series co-creator and executive producer Carter Bays has revealed in a series of Twitter posts that they have an alternate ending for the sitcom. Fans were very disappointed with how the CBS show concluded and now Bays said the alternate ending is very...
  • Petkovic, Cepelova advance to Family Circle final 06-04-2014 08:41 AM

    Charleston: Andrea Petkovic of Germany and Jana Cepelova of Slovakia advanced to the final of the Family Circle Cup, both rallying late in their semi-final matches on Saturday to set up an unlikely championship. No. 14 seed Petkovic rallied in the final two sets to defeat sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard 1-6,...
  • 'Kholi marry me!' Danielle Wyatt, member of England's women's cricket team, proposes to Virat Kohli on Twitter 05-04-2014 12:53 PM

    Danielle Wyatt, a member of the women's cricket team in England, seems completely smitten by cricketer Virat Kohli and has proposed marriage to him on Twitter. This came soon after Kohli helped India secure a place in the ICC World T20 final on Friday. Danielle tweet got Twitter buzzing and...
  • IAAF ratifies Anju Bobby George's top finish in 2005 World Athletics Final 01-04-2014 09:41 PM

    New Delhi: Star Indian long jumper Anju Bobby George has officially become the gold medal winner at the World Athletics Final held at Monte Carlo in 2005 after the International Association of Athletics Federation ratified the result. The IAAF upgraded Anju to the top place in the IAAF World Athletics...
  • How I Met Your Mother: The series is over and how! 01-04-2014 09:29 PM

    We have all been following the story of Ted, Marshall, Barney, Lily and Robin for almost nine years now. Through a lot of heartbreaks and hook-ups we have grown fond of the the characters. And tonight, the story, which is being told by Ted to his children in a series...
  • Champions League: Bayern get Man United, Real Madrid face Dortmund in quarters 21-03-2014 04:46 PM

    Defending champion Bayern Munich will play Manchester United in the Champions League quarter-finals, and Real Madrid will face Borussia Dortmund in a rematch of last season's semi-finals. Spanish clubs Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will also meet in the quarter-finals, while Paris Saint-German and Chelsea were drawn together. The matches will...