VICTORIA

  • Ariana Grande to perform at 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 4 days ago

    London: Singer Ariana Grande was reportedly the 'natural choice' for the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The 21-year-old has reportedly been confirmed as a performer for the annual lingerie fashion show which will take place at the Earl's Court Exhibition Centre here Dec 2. She was the first choice of the organisers...
  • Injury ends Victoria Azarenka's season September 21, 2014

    Victoria Azarenka will miss rest of the tennis season as she tries to make a full recovery from injuries that plagued her year, the former world number one said on Sunday. The twotime grand slam champion withdrew from this week's Wuhan Open in China with a foot injury and later announced...
  • Angelique Kerber reaches quarterfinals at Pan Pacific Open September 17, 2014

    Tokyo: Ana Ivanovic stalled Victoria Azarenka's comeback from a foot injury with a 63, 64 win to make the Pan Pacific Open quarterfinals on Wednesday. In the match between the former major champions and No. 1s, Azarenka committed seven of her nine double faults in the first set and her serve...
  • Ekaterina Makarova beats Victoria Azarenka to reach US Open semis September 4, 2014

    New York: Ekaterina Makarova reached her first Grand Slam semifinal, beating Victoria Azarenka in straight sets Wednesday at the US Open. The 26yearold Russian won 64, 62 after losing her previous four major quarterfinals. "I'm feeling amazing," she said. "Finally I'm in a semifinal." The players were 16th and 17th in the seedings...
  • Azarenka beats Krunic to reach US Open quarterfinals September 2, 2014

    Trailing against a woman trying to become the first qualifier in the US Open quarterfinals since 1981, Victoria Azarenka needed every ounce of experience and skill to advance. Twice a major champion, and twice a runnerup at Flushing Meadows, Azarenka took four of the last five games Monday night to come...
  • Don Bradman memorabilia to be exhibited at Kolkata's Victoria Memorial August 13, 2014

    Kolkata: The first bat and other playing gear and memorabilia of Donald Bradman arguably the greatest batsman ever will be showcased at an exhibition at the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall here in 2015. The event, organised in collaboration with the Don Bradman Foundation, will exhibit items linked to the...
  • Victoria Azarenka out of Cincinnati event with knee injury August 12, 2014

    Mason: Defending champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open because of a right knee injury. The WTA says Azarenka withdrew after practicing on Tuesday. Azarenka was replaced in the draw by Mona Barthel. Azarenka injured her knee in her firstround win at Wimbledon and played in two tournaments...
  • 140yearold museum to step up security after 2 Queen Victoria statues destroyed August 10, 2014

    Security will be stepped up at a 140yearold museum in Mathura after three men vandalized two 200yearold statues of Queen Victoria. The museum will raise the height of its boundary walls, deploy more security personnel and fix more CCTV cameras, according to its director A.K. Pandey. The broken statues would be given...
  • Three lifesize statues of Queen Victoria vandalised at Mathura museum August 9, 2014

    Three lifesize statues of Queen Victoria, the former queen of England, have been vandalised in a Mathura museum, officials said on Saturday. The 200yearold statues of the British ruler were kept in the backyard of the museum for installation in a Queen Victoria park, work on which is underway. Three men who...
  • Serena, Venus set up allWilliams semifinal August 9, 2014

    Montreal: Serena and Venus set up an allWilliams semifinal in the Rogers Cup. The sisters advanced to their 26th career meeting on Friday, both rallying to win their quarterfinal matches in the hardcourt event. Serena beat Caroline Wozniacki 46, 75, 75, and Venus topped Carla Suarez Navarro 46, 62, 63. The 32yearold...
  • Serena Williams reaches Montreal quarterfinals August 8, 2014

    Montreal: Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals on Thursday, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Czech lefthander Lucie Safarova 75, 64. The topranked Williams returned to play last week in Stanford, California, and won her tourbest fourth title of the season. The event was her first since...
  • Victoria Beckham to sell 600 items from wardrobe August 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singerturneddesigner Victoria Beckham will put over 600 items from her wardrobe up for sale in aid of HIV awareness charity. In partnership with designer outlet store TheOutnet.com and famed auctioneers Christie's, who valued the items, Victoria has placed hundreds of her own clothes, shoes and accessories online in...
  • Victoria Azarenka wins first match in five months at Wimbledon June 23, 2014

    London: Former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka entered Wimbledon without a win in five months and a big question mark over her form, having played only twice since losing in the Australian Open quarterfinals. The eighthseeded Azarenka responded in style on Monday, defeating former semifinalist Mirjana LucicBaroni 63, 75 to reach the...
  • Azarenka wins first match in five months at Wimbledon June 23, 2014

    London: Former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka won her first match in five months on Monday, defeating Mirjana LucicBaroni 63, 75 to reach the second round at Wimbledon. The eighthseeded Azarenka, a twotime semifinalist at the All England Club, made her return at Eastbourne last week following the long layoff with a...
  • Snapshot: Victoria Beckham shares the photo of the dress she wore on her first date with David Beckham June 20, 2014

    Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham showed off her sentimental side by posting a photo on Twitter of the mini dress she wore the first time she went out with her nowhusband David Beckham."Look what I found! The dress I wore on my first date with David!! X so cute!! X...
  • Australia: Indianorigin man refused leave to appeal conviction May 30, 2014

    Sydney: An Indianorigin man in Australia, who was jailed for 18 years for sexually abusing disabled women, has been refused leave to apply for more time to appeal against his conviction. Vinod Johnny Kumar was last year jailed for 18 years with a minimum of 15 years in prison. Victoria County...
  • Snapshot: Jacqueline Fernandez tweets a photo of Chunkey Pandey wearing the same heart print shirt as Victoria Beckham May 29, 2014

    Who is Chunkey Pandey taking style tips from? Is it Jacqueline Fernandez or fashionista Victoria Beckham? In a photo which Jacqueline recently tweeted, Chunkey Pandey is wearing the same heart print shirt as Victoria Beckham and the Bollywood actress. Going by what her message read, she seems to have been...
  • MF Husain's last paintings go on display in London May 28, 2014

    A set of eight rarelyseen paintings by celebrated artist M F Husain went on public display for the first time at the famous Victoria and Albert (Vamp;amp;A) Museum in London on Wednesday. The 'Indian Civilisation Series', also known as 'Vision of India through MohenjoDaro to Mahatma Gandhi', was commissioned by Usha...
  • Victoria Azarenka to miss French Open May 19, 2014

    Victoria Azarenka will miss the French Open because of a left foot injury. "Unfortunately I will not be able to compete in Roland Garros this year. Working hard on my recovery and getting back on the court," the former topranked player said Sunday on Twitter. Azarenka last played on tour at Indian...
  • 'Posh Spice' Victoria Beckham gives an impromptu performance at a Singapore bar May 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singerturnedfashion designer Victoria Beckham gave an impromptu show while in a bar in Singapore.The former Spice Girl band member went back to her days as a pop star by spinning some records before grabbing hold of a microphone and sitting on top of a piano to treat fans...
  • I was a laughing stock in the fashion industry: Victoria Beckham April 27, 2014

    London: Singerturneddesigner Victoria Beckham says she was a "bit of a laughing stock" in the fashion industry for a long time but it did not affect her determination to succeed. The 40yearold designer said it was a struggle to prove herself in the fashion industry after initially rising to prominence for...
  • Victoria Azarenka says she'll sit out Madrid, Rome April 27, 2014

    Former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka says she'll miss claycourt tournaments at Madrid and Rome next month, putting into question whether she'll enter the French Open. Azarenka has been dealing with a left foot injury this season and last played on tour at Indian Wells, California, on March 7. In a posting on...
  • Victoria Beckham: There have been moments of self doubt in my life April 24, 2014

    London: Singer-turned-fashion-designer Victoria Beckham says even though she is a celebrity, moments of self doubt have been a part of her life too. The 40-year-old designer insists that one should never lose hope in time of crisis, reported Daily Mirror. "I think everybody has crazy moments of self-doubt...
  • Victoria Beckham celebrates 40th birthday at Grand Canyon April 18, 2014

    London: Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham celebrated her birthday recently at the Grand Canyon. The former Spice Girl star, who turned 40 on Thursday, took a hiking trip to the Grand canyon along with her family, reported Hello magazine. Victoria visited the tourist attraction with husband David, 38, along with their sons Brooklyn, Romeo,...
  • Victoria Beckham poses for Hello! magazine cover April 7, 2014

    London: Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who is set to turn 40 this month graced the cover of a magazine. The 39-year-old former Spice Girl has flaunted an elegant red dress on the cover of Hello! magazine's April issue, reported Daily Mirror. Beckham plans to celebrate her birthday by hosting a horse riding...
  • David and Vioctoria Beckham's son makes his modelling debut April 2, 2014

    London: Former soccer ace David Beckham and singer-fashion designer Victoria's eldest son Brooklyn has shot for a men's magazine. The 15-year-old will be seen on the cover page of British magazine 'Man About Town', wearing clothes by famous designers Ralph Lauren and Yves Saint Laurent, reported Contactmusic. The teen is not...
  • David Beckham is the underwear model of the century, says designer Tommy Hilfiger March 19, 2014

    London: Former football star David Beckham has been named the world's best underwear model by ace designer Tommy Hilfiger. Hilfiger believes the 38-year-old star can pull off the minimal clothing look. "I have seen all kinds of underwear models, but we all wish we looked like David Beckham at the end of...
  • Azarenka pulls out of Key Biscayne tournament March 13, 2014

    Key Biscayne: Two-time Key Biscayne champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from the upcoming Sony Open because of a lingering foot injury. Azarenka, who pulled out Wednesday, missed last year's tournament because of an ankle injury. She played for the first time in more than a month Friday and lost at Indian...
  • Unseeded Davis upsets Azarenka at Indian Wells March 8, 2014

    Unseeded American Lauren Davis secured the first big upset of the BNP Paribas Open when she ousted third seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in the second round in Indian Wells on Friday. Davis broke serve seven times en route to 6-0 7-6(2) victory as she pounced on the 2012 champion's second...