Hall Of Fame

  • KISS rockers Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens inducted by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 11-04-2014 12:22 PM

    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...
  • US wrestling star The Ultimate Warrior dies at 54: WWE 09-04-2014 11:34 AM

    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...
  • Fans honour Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain 2 decades after his death 06-04-2014 11:10 AM

    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 -...
  • Lindsay Davenport inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame 03-03-2014 10:32 PM

    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...
  • It's not just another Thursday, it's Kurt Cobain day! 20-02-2014 02:40 PM

    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...
  • Buddy Guy, Peter Frampton inducted into Musicians Hall of Fame 29-01-2014 11:49 AM

    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...
  • '2014 Masters likely to be pivotal for Tiger Woods' 03-01-2014 08:40 AM

    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...
  • Hockley, Simpson inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame 02-01-2014 07:18 PM

    Sydney: Former Australian captain Bob Simpson and New Zealand's women cricket's ex-captain 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...
  • Debbie Hockley, Bob Simpson to be inducted in ICC Hall of Fame 30-12-2013 08:12 PM

    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 Heyhoe-Flint (both England), and...
  • Waqar Younis inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame 12-12-2013 12:10 AM

    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...
  • Waqar, Gilchrist to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame 09-12-2013 12:47 PM

    Dubai: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis and ex-Australia 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...
  • Davenport, Pierce, Martinez head Tennis Hall of Fame nominees 06-09-2013 11:11 AM

    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...
  • Shane Warne inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame 19-07-2013 10:58 PM

    Nottingham: Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne was on Friday inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the tea interval of the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's. Warne becomes the 69th male member of the Hall of Fame and fourth inductee of 2012-13, joining Brian...
  • Martina Hingis comes out of retirement to play doubles at SoCal Open 16-07-2013 09:55 PM

    California: Tennis Hall of Famer Martina Hingis plans to come out of retirement and play doubles at the Southern California Open. Hingis will play with Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia. The 32-year-old Hingis will be making her first WTA tournament appearance since September 2007. The former No. 1 player in the...
  • Mahut beats Hewitt to win the Hall of Fame title 15-07-2013 09:31 AM

    Newport: Nicolas Mahut certainly knows a little something about being on court for a long time. Judging by his smile, it was a much better feeling this time. The 31-year old Frenchman captured the title at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Sunday, beating Lleyton Hewitt of Australia 5-7,...
  • Mahut-Hewitt in Newport final; Isner loses 14-07-2013 10:42 PM

    Newport: Nicolas Mahut of France has advanced to the final of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships by beating American Michael Russell 6-2, 6-2. Mahut, a wild card entrant, needed just 63 minutes Sunday to beat Russell on a side court one day after their match was suspended by rain...
  • Semi-finals postponed by rain at Newport 14-07-2013 09:02 AM

    Newport: The semi-finals at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships were pushed back a day after heavy rain wiped out most of play on Saturday. Following a rain-delayed, 90-minute on-court enshrinement ceremony for the 2013 class of the International Tennis Hall of Fame - which included Martina Hingis - and...
  • John Isner beats Ivo Karlovic to enter semi-finals in Newport 13-07-2013 08:09 PM

    Newport: John Isner continued winning tiebreakers and forced another tie after the match. The two-time defending champion won the battle of the tallest players on the ATP tour, defeating Ivo Karlovic of Croatia 7-6 (3), 7-6 (3) on Friday to advance to the semi-finals of the Hall of Fame Tennis...
  • Russell advances to semis of Hall of Fame 12-07-2013 08:49 AM

    Newport: Michael Russell let a lead slip away in the second set and fell behind early in the deciding tiebreaker. That didn't matter when he had the crowd cheering behind him. Russell advanced to the semifinals at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Thursday by outlasting No. 3 seed...
  • Shane Warne to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame 11-07-2013 11:39 AM

    Dubai: Former Australia spinner Shane Warne will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on July 19 during the tea interval of the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's, ICC announced on Thursday. Warne becomes the 69th male member of the Hall of Fame, and...
  • Amritraj crashes out; Divij records 1st ATP Tour win 11-07-2013 10:33 AM

    Newport: Divij Sharan recorded his first ever ATP Tour level win when he along with partner Ivo Karlovic saved five match points to advance to the second round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships even as Prakash Amritraj crashed out of the singles event. Divij, who made his Grand...
  • Isner reaches quarter-finals of Hall of Fame 11-07-2013 08:56 AM

    Newport: John Isner is glad he gave Newport's grass courts another chance. Now he can look back and joke about how he disliked playing on them. The two-time defending champ is making another Newport run, advancing to the quarterfinal round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Wednesday by...
  • Gavaskar is the best opener I have seen: Shastri 10-07-2013 10:26 PM

    Mumbai: Former India allrounder Ravi Shastri on Wednesday said that ex-captain Sunil Gavaskar remains the best opener he has seen in world cricket. Shastri paid the 'little master' glorious tributes on Wednesday after Gavaskar was inducted into the Legends Club as the fourth member on his 64th birthday. "Over the...
  • Amritraj makes a winning start at Hall of Fame 10-07-2013 02:23 PM

    Newport: Prakash Amritraj began his campaign at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships with an easy straight sets win over Flavio Cipolla. The US-based Indian wild card scored a 6-2 6-3 win over his higher-ranked Italian opponent in the first round of the men's singles. The 308-ranked Amritraj, a runner...
  • Top-seeded Querrey ousted by Smyczek in Newport 10-07-2013 09:23 AM

    Newport: Beating one of his country's top players and the tournament's No. 1 seed meant a lot to Tim Smyczek. Smyczek defeated fellow American Sam Querrey in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships 6-4, 7-6 on Tuesday on Newport's grass courts. "I think it's the first...
  • John Isner beats Ryan Harrison in opening round at Newport 09-07-2013 08:29 AM

    Newport: Two-time defending champ John Isner defeated fellow American Ryan Harrison 7-6 (0), 6-2 on Monday in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. The 6-foot-9 (2.05-meter) Isner rode his big serve to win his 11th straight match on Newport's grass courts. The 28-year old Isner showed...
  • Emotional Couples and Montgomerie enter Hall of Fame 07-05-2013 11:18 AM

    Fred Couples, renowned for being one of the most laid-back figures in the game, was overcome by emotion after being inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2013 on Monday. The American former world number one, a 15-times champion on the PGA Tour,...
  • Bob Hewitt suspended from Tennis Hall of Fame 16-11-2012 10:54 AM

    Rhode Island: Former doubles champion Bob Hewitt has been suspended from the International Tennis Hall of Fame after an investigation into allegations that he sexually abused girls he coached, and his legacy has been stripped from the institution, officials announced on Thursday. Hall of Fame CEO Mark Stenning told The...