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  • ATP World Tour: Djokovic downs del Potro to enter final November 11, 2012

    London: For a set not even the granite defence of Novak Djokovic could withstand the irresistible brute force of Juan Martin del Potro on Sunday but the Serb then rode out the storm to win the opening semifinal at the ATP World Tour Finals. The world number one soaked up some...
  • Janet too busy, won't attend MJ's tribute concert July 22, 2009

    London: Pop legend Michael Jackson's sister Janet has dismissed reports that she will appear as a surprise guest at the tribute concerts to mark her late brother's birth anniversary on August 29. Janet was reportedly lined up to open the performances at London's O2 Arena, where Jacko was due to play...
  • MJ fans gather at O2, pay tribute to singer July 15, 2009

    The first of Michael Jacksons 50 comeback concerts was to take place on Monday at Londons O2 arena. CNN's Phil Black was there and he met some of Jackson's diehard fans who decided to turn out to pay a tribute to the King of Pop. ...
  • Fans gather in London where Jackson was to perform July 14, 2009

    London: Hundreds of Michael Jackson fans gathered outside London's O2 Arena on Monday to pay their respects to the entertainer on the day he was to have opened a run of 50 concerts at the venue. Jackson died on June 25, just weeks ahead of his eagerly awaited comeback following years...
  • Unfit MJ tried to reach family, seek rehab help July 12, 2009

    The controversy on whether Michael Jackson died of natural causes or of sheer neglect of his lack of fitness by the star and his associates rages on. There's speculation that the star was not physically fit to have handled the non stop show of 50 performances in a row that...
  • Pics: Madonna pays tribute to Michael Jackson at O2 July 5, 2009

    'Queen of Pop' Madonna paid tribute to the late 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson in a commemorative concert at London's O2 Arena on Saturday. ...
  • Michael Jackson's strange demand for child choir June 11, 2009

    London: Michael Jackson is making strange requests for his comeback concerts starting Saturday he wants a children's choir that will have "exactly equal" numbers of black, white, mixedrace and Asian singers. According to mirror.co.uk, Jackson also wants every child to know sign language and they are supposed to be in...
  • Michael Jackson's postpones parts of O2 concerts May 21, 2009

    London: In a fresh blow to pop star Michael Jackson, the first four opening shows of his much hyped comeback concerts have been rescheduled with organizers citing "technical issues". The news comes at a time when the superstar has been dogged with poor...
  • Michael Jackson relearning his signature Moonwalk March 29, 2009

    London: Pop legend Michael Jackson has embarked on a rigorous training programme to ensure he will be fit and agile enough to perform his signature moonwalk during his London concerts this summer. The Daily Mail online reports, it has been eight years since he even attempted a public Moonwalk, in which...
  • BBC mentions Michael Jackson with IRA, Jacko upset March 20, 2009

    London: Pop legend Michael Jackson has reportedly demanded an apology from the BBC after two of its comedians compared him to the Irish Republican Army (IRA). British funnymen Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis likened the singer to the organisation on BBC Radio 4s The Now Show" on March 13 saying, "(We)...
  • Michael Jackson 'plans more plastic surgery' March 17, 2009

    London: Pop legend Michael Jackson is set to revamp his image ahead of his eagerly anticipated comeback shows. The singer is reportedly planning to undergo more plastic surgery. The Thriller star is making a return to the stage in July 2009 at London's O2 Arena. Ahead of his comeback, Jackson who...
  • Jackson's final curtain call London concerts sold out March 14, 2009

    London: Hundreds of Michael Jackson fans lined up in the cold and rain outside London's O2 arena for tickets to his comeback concert. Some of them had been there since Wednesday to grab tickets that went on sale on Friday morning. Around 750,000 tickets were sold out in four hours....
  • Tickets for Jackson's London concerts sold out in 4 hrs March 13, 2009

    London: Tickets to Michael Jackson's 50 shows in London have sold out. Tickets went on sale to the public online and at the O2 arena in London on Friday morning. The shows are scheduled to kick off in July. Earlier this week, an advance allotment also sold out soon after going...
  • Photogallery: King of pop wants to reign again March 7, 2009

    Michael Jackson announced his plans of comeback to cheering fans in London. ...