Samuels

  • Chelsea forward Samuel Eto'o out of Atletico Madrid clash 22-04-2014 09:28 AM

    Chelsea forward Samuel Eto'o is out of Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg at Atletico Madrid because of injury. The Cameroon international has a "minor knee irritation", while Belgium winger Eden Hazard travelled with the rest of the squad to Spain despite missing the last two games with a calf...
  • Mourinho loses first home league game as Chelsea stunned by Sunderland 1-2 20-04-2014 12:07 AM

    London: Chelsea suffered a major setback to their English Premier League title aspirations with a 2-1 home loss against last-place Sunderland on Saturday. Chelsea missed the opportunity to dislodge Liverpool from top spot, and the Reds will have the chance to extend their lead to five points at Norwich on...
  • 'Captain America' becomes box office hero; sets April records at USD 96.2 million 08-04-2014 10:05 AM

    Los Angeles: It took in less than the weekend estimates of $96.2 million, but 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' was still the weekend's box office hero, setting the record for the largest domestic April debut with a solid $95 million. The comic-book-adapted sequel, starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel...
  • Do-or-die for Chelsea against PSG in Champions League quarters 08-04-2014 08:18 AM

    London: Having won the Champions League two seasons ago, experience is on Chelsea's side as the Blues need to overturn a two-goal deficit at Stamford Bridge against European football's newest "nouveaux riches" to reach the semi-finals of the tournament. Ahead of Paris Saint-Germain's visit on Tuesday, Jose Mourinho lamented the...
  • Leg spin placates batsmen at stellar World T20 07-04-2014 01:49 PM

    Mirpur: Now that the dust has settled on Sri Lanka's maiden World Twenty20 triumph in Bangladesh, legspinners across the world can raise a toast to a craft that shone against a barrage of power-hitting over the past three weeks. Modern powerful bats, field restrictions and the brevity of the format...
  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' review: It delivers a bang for your buck 04-04-2014 10:28 PM

    Cast: Chris Evans, Samuel L Jackson, Scarlett Johansson Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo The Winter Soldier isn't just a good film; it's a pretty terrific one. Are you surprised? Because I certainly was. Let's face it, Captain America is by far the dullest fella in the Marvel canon, blessed with...
  • Badree replaces Narine as No. 1 T20 bowler 03-04-2014 10:53 AM

    Dhaka: West Indies' leg-spinner Samuel Badree has moved up a place to replace teammate Sunil Narine as the number-one ranked bowler in the latest Reliance ICC Player Ranking for T20I bowlers. The latest update was released on Wednesday, a day after the group stage of the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh...
  • Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o to miss PSG match 01-04-2014 09:34 PM

    Chelsea will be without Samuel Eto'o for their Champions League quarter-final first leg against Paris St Germain on Wednesday after the striker failed to recover from a hamstring strain, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. The Cameroon international was replaced shortly after scoring in his side's 6-0 Premier League...
  • Eto'o doubtful for Champions League quarter-final at PSG 28-03-2014 10:49 PM

    London: Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o is unlikely to recover in time from a hamstring injury to face Paris Saint-Germain next week in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals. The Cameroon forward was hurt last weekend during a 6-0 rout of Arsenal in the English Premier League and is...
  • World T20: West Indies bury listless Bangladesh by 73 runs 25-03-2014 10:38 PM

    Mirpur: Defending champions West Indies kept their hopes alive of a semi-final berth with a resounding 73-run thrashing of hosts Bangladesh in a Group 2 Super 10 match of the ICC World Twenty20 on Tuesday. Chasing a target of 172, Bangladesh's inept batting performance once again brought about their downfall...
  • Chelsea cruise through to Champions League quarters 19-03-2014 08:09 AM

    London: Chelsea cruised into the Champions League last eight with a 2-0 win over toothlesss Galatasaray on Tuesday for a 3-1 aggregate success as Didier Drogba's Stamford Bridge homecoming turned out to be a damp squib. First-half goals by Samuel Eto'o and Gary Cahill effectively settled the tie and Chelsea...
  • Tamil Nadu: CPI-M announces 9 candidates for LS polls 17-03-2014 07:40 PM

    The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Monday announced its candidates, including two women, for nine Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu. Releasing the list to the media here, CPI-M's state secretary G Ramakrishnan said he party has also field two Dalits - one of them in Virudhunagar, a general...
  • 2014 World Twenty20: Top five allrounders to watch out for 14-03-2014 01:48 PM

    The fifth edition of cricket's World Twenty20, featuring 16 teams, will start in Bangladesh on Sunday. Following is a factbox on the allrounders to watch out for during the tournament. Shahid Afridi, Pakistan An aura of unpredictability always hangs around Shahid Afridi when he takes the cricket field. His swashbuckling...
  • Sammy, Samuels, and Bopara fined for altercation 11-03-2014 08:12 AM

    Bridgetown: West Indies captain Darren Sammy is one of three players fined by the International Cricket Council, following an altercation during Sunday's first Twenty20 International against England. Sammy, along with teammate Marlon Samuels and England's Ravi Bopara, were slapped with level one breach of the ICC Code of Conduct, after...
  • 1st T20: Samuels leads West Indies to 27-run victory 10-03-2014 08:08 AM

    Bridgetown: West Indies returned to winning ways in the shortest variety, defeating England by 27 runs in the first T20 International of a three-match series at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on Sunday. Marlon Samuels, the star when the Caribbean side defeated Sri Lanka in the final of the last World...
  • Chelsea thrash Spurs 4-0 to go seven points clear in Premier League 09-03-2014 01:35 AM

    London: Chelsea scored four goals in the second half to thrash 10-man Tottenham 4-0 and provisionally move seven points clear in the Premier League on Saturday. Jose Mourinho's side were unconvincing before halftime but Samuel Eto'o sparked a stunning revival by taking advantage of Jan Vertonghen's slip and ill-judged back...
  • Most painful TV interview ever? News anchor mistakes Samuel L Jackson for Laurence Fishburne; what happens next is hilarious 11-02-2014 11:48 AM

    If you are interviewing Samuel L Jackson, we recommend you get his name and identity right. He's the last person you want to mess with. Watch this hilarious clip of news anchor who confused him with Laurence Fishburne and got told off on air. Jackson was doing the press rounds...
  • Walter Samuel header gives Inter Milan a 1-0 win over Sassuolo 10-02-2014 08:46 AM

    Juventus squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at promoted Hellas Verona on Sunday and miss the chance to extend their Serie A lead to 11 points. A last-minute leveler ensured the two-time defending champion remained nine points ahead of Roma, who drew 0-0 at bitter rival Lazio in the...
  • 'RoboCop 2014' is very close to reality: Jose Padilha 06-02-2014 03:42 PM

    New Delhi: Brazilian director Jose Padilha is making his Hollywood debut with 'RoboCop', a remake of the 1987 film of the same name, and says his approach to the sci-fi film is similar to the happenings in the world today. A re-telling of the Paul Verhoeven-directed 1987 movie, the film...
  • Samuel Eto'o scores hat-trick as Chelsea beat Manchester United 3-1 19-01-2014 11:34 PM

    London: Samuel Eto'o seized on slack defending to score his first Chelsea hat-trick in a 3-1 victory over Manchester United on Sunday that provided further evidence of the Premier League champions' struggles under David Moyes. It was United's seventh league loss, leaving them not only 14 points behind leader Arsenal...
  • Marlon Samuels out of West Indies ODI squad 24-12-2013 10:50 AM

    Wellington: An injured wrist has ruled batsman Marlon Samuels out of the West Indies one-day squad to face New Zealand, with Chadwick Walton called in as cover, team officials said Tuesday. West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson said Samuels would return home to see if surgery was required on his...
  • Write your review: 'Oldboy'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Oldboy' is a mostly blah American remake at the hands of Spike Lee. What do you say? Write your own review and...
  • 'Oldboy' review: The film is all style over any real substance 13-12-2013 10:40 PM

    Cast: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, Samuel L Jackson, Michael Imperioli, Max Casella, Rami Malek Director: Spike Lee Worshipped by a legion of fanboys and cinephiles, Korean master Park Chan-wook's groundbreaking 2003 thriller Oldboy gets a mostly blah American remake at the hands of Spike Lee. To be honest,...
  • Boult stars as New Zealand crush West Indies in 2nd Test 13-12-2013 09:28 AM

    Wellington: Seamer Trent Boult delivered career-best figures of 10 for 80 as New Zealand thrashed West Indies by an innings and 73 runs inside three days to complete their first Test victory in more than a year on Friday. The 24-year-old Boult had taken 6 for 40, including five wickets...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd Test 13-12-2013 02:32 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day two roundup: Kirk Edwards and Marlon Samuels made half-centuries to guide the West Indies to 158 for 4 in reply to New Zealand first innings of 441 at stumps on Thursday. On a day when rain restricted play...
  • 2nd Test: Wickets put New Zealand ahead on Day 2 12-12-2013 12:32 PM

    Wellington: Kirk Edwards and Marlon Samuels made half-centuries to guide the West Indies to 158 for 4 in reply to New Zealand first innings of 441 at stumps on Thursday on the second day of the second Test. On a day when rain restricted play to 62 overs, Edwards and...
  • Unease over pending results on Shillingford and Samuels bowling test 10-12-2013 11:41 AM

    Wellington: West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says he does not believe the International Cricket Council (ICC) should reveal the results of bowling test conducted on Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels while the second Test against New Zealand is underway. The deadline for the report into their action passes midway through...
  • 1st Test Day 1, NZ vs WI: as it happened 03-12-2013 02:35 AM

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page West Indies have won the toss and opted to field against New Zealand in the first Test at Dunedin. New Zealand's Test series against West Indies could define captain Brendon McCullum's future with the aggressive batsman battling a chronic...