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  • Cricket in 3-inch heels, racing her husband: 11 photos of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, that charmed people of New Zealand 15-04-2014 05:29 PM

    Britain's Duchess of Cambridge has twice beaten her husband Prince William during friendly racing in America's Cup sailing boats on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Both had some high-powered teammates - Kate was paired with Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker while William raced with Grant Dalton, the team's manager and a...
  • Cueist Pankaj Advani goes down to Robbie Williams 14-04-2014 01:56 PM

    Sheffield: Indian champion Pankaj Advani blew a 7-4 lead to lose 7-10 against Robbie Williams in the final qualifying round of the World Professional Snooker Championship. Williams won six frames on the trot to deny victory to the 28-year-old Bangalorean, who thus joined compatriot Aditya Mehta on the sidelines on...
  • Kate Middleton meets ailing children at a hospital in New Zealand 13-04-2014 05:14 PM

    London: Kate Middleton paid a visit to ailing kids at Rainbow Place Children's Hospice. The Duchess of Cambridge is on a three-week tour to New Zealand and Australia with her husband and Britain's Prince William and son Prince George. Dressed in emerald coat by Erdem, the Duchess of Cambridge Saturday...
  • Photos: Kate finally gets her revenge for an earlier defeat, beats husband Prince William in yacht race in New Zealand 11-04-2014 02:14 PM

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge raced against each other during a yatch race on the Waitemata Harbour on April 11, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip...
  • Man who harassed disabled kids for more than a decade ordered by judge to wear 'I am a bully!' sign on a busy street 11-04-2014 12:06 PM

    An Ohio man who called his neighbor 'Monkey Mama' as she held her adopted, disabled African-American children, and has smeared dog feces on their wheelchair ramp, was ordered by a judge to carry an 'I AM A BULLY!' sign on a busy street this weekend. Edmond Aviv, 62, who was...
  • 'Happy' singer Pharrell Williams chucks expensive bling for holistic jewellery 11-04-2014 11:49 AM

    Los Angeles: 'Happy' singer Pharrell Williams wears jewellery with healing properties. The American singer decided to reinvent both his music and his image by shunning expensive, oversized bling for precious stones possessing medicinal values, which he feels can improve his quality of life, reports contactmusic.com. "For ages, I got it...
  • Williams sisters will not face France in Fed Cup 10-04-2014 09:18 AM

    Top-ranked Serena Williams is too wiped out to play in the Fed Cup against France on April 19-20, US captain Mary Joe Fernandez said on Wednesday. "She is mentally and physically exhausted and needs a break, so bad timing for us, unfortunately," Fernandez said in a telephone interview. "But that...
  • Serena, Venus Williams not on US Fed Cup roster 09-04-2014 11:19 PM

    Serena and Venus Williams are not part of the Fed Cup roster submitted by US captain Mary Joe Fernandez for a World Group playoff against France on April 19-20. Instead, Fernandez's roster announced on Wednesday includes 18th-ranked Sloane Stephens, No. 42 Madison Keys, No. 49 Varvara Lepchenko and No. 57...
  • Photos: Prepare for a cuteness overload. Prince George has a play date in New Zealand with mom Kate and other kids 09-04-2014 04:38 PM

    Britain's Prince George plays during a visit to Plunket nurse and parents group at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organization that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. Britain's Prince William, his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge...
  • Adorable photos of 8-month-old Prince George with mom Kate and dad Prince William on his first royal tour to New Zealand 08-04-2014 09:06 AM

    Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, arrived in New Zealand's capital to cheers from locals who braved windy, rainy weather to catch a glimpse of the royal couple. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge landed in the fog-shrouded city of Wellington along with their baby son, George, to kick...
  • Snapshot: Prince George joins William-Kate for their tour of Australia and New Zealand 07-04-2014 10:56 AM

    Britain's Prince William, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son Prince George disembark from their plane after arriving in Wellington. The royal party was greeted by strong winds and rain, the AFP reported. The Prince and his wife Kate are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand...
  • Robbie Williams to shift back to LA for his wife Ayda 06-04-2014 04:44 PM

    London: Singer Robbie Williams has decided to shift base back to the US as his wife Ayda isn't too fond of the British weather. The couple moved here shortly before the birth of daughter Theodora "Teddy" Rose in September 2012. Robbie likes it in London, where they bought a 17...
  • F1 must accent positives of new era, says Pat Symonds 05-04-2014 10:38 AM

    Manama: Formula One needs to focus on the positives of its new turbo era rather than talking itself down, Williams technical head Pat Symonds said on Friday. Speaking ahead of Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix, Symonds warned that criticism of the rule changes from within the sport risked a backlash similar...
  • Bouchard beats Venus to reach last eight in Charleston 04-04-2014 09:54 AM

    Rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard booked her place in the quarter-finals of the Family Circle Cup in Charleston on Thursday with a 7-6(6), 2-6, 6-4 victory over former world number one Venus Williams. Sixth seed Bouchard, an unabashed fan of Williams as she came up through the junior ranks, broke...
  • Williams apologise to drivers, fans for team orders 03-04-2014 10:44 PM

    Williams apologised to their drivers and Formula One fans on Thursday for a clumsy, and ultimately failed, attempt to impose "team orders" in Malaysia last weekend. Deputy principal Claire Williams told reporters at the Bahrain Grand Prix that the team had erred in asking Brazilian Felipe Massa to let team...
  • Venus Williams advances in Charleston 03-04-2014 09:20 AM

    Charleston: Venus Williams advanced in the tournament where her top-ranked sister could not, battling back to beat Chanelle Scheepers 7-5, 7-5 on Wednesday at the Family Circle Cup. It was another long day for No. 28-ranked Williams, who needed almost 2 hours to finish the straight-sets victory after falling behind...
  • Slovakia's Cepelova stuns world No. 1 Serena Williams in Charleston 02-04-2014 10:48 AM

    Charleston: Serena Williams was eliminated from the Family Circle Cup on Tuesday, stunned 6-4, 6-4 by Jana Cepelova of Slovakia in the second round. "I'm really just dead. I need some weeks off where I don't think about tennis and kind of regroup," Williams said after the match. "I've had...
  • Is this the cutest ever photo of Prince George? New royal family photo shows William, Kate, baby and their dog at the window 01-04-2014 05:53 PM

    This may yet be the cutest photo of Britain's royal baby in recent times. The family - Kate Middleton, William, George and dog Lupo - are seen posing at a window in their apartment at Kensington Palace. ...
  • Pharrell Williams signed as coach on 'The Voice' 01-04-2014 10:58 AM

    New York: NBC has signed singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams as a coach for the upcoming seventh season of its musical competition series "The Voice." Williams scored an Oscar nomination this year for his song "Happy" from the film "Despicable Me 2." He also had a Grammy-winning collaboration with Daft Punk on...
  • Formula One standings after the Malaysian Grand Prix 31-03-2014 01:49 PM

    With two wins from two races under their belt in the new Formula One season, Mercedes are powering confidently toward another speedster's paradise in Bahrain this week, albeit with a watchful eye on fast improving rivals Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton's pole-to-flag victory on Sunday ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg...
  • Massa stands by decision to ignore team orders at Malaysian GP 30-03-2014 04:46 PM

    Sepang: Williams driver Felipe Massa stood by his decision to ignore team orders to let teammate Valtteri Bottas pass him in the closing stages of Sunday's Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, saying the team should recognise that he has his own interests to pursue in the drivers' championship. Massa was...
  • Serena Williams beats Li Na for Sony Open title 30-03-2014 09:07 AM

    Key Biscayne: The celebration began with a series of happy hops that propelled Serena Williams across the court. Soon she was twirling, waving, laughing and mugging for the cameras - a familiar ritual by a perennial champion. Williams won a record seventh Key Biscayne title on Saturday when she overcame...
  • Williams, Li set up enticing Miami showdown 28-03-2014 11:56 AM

    Serena Williams and Li Na swept past familiar foes at the Sony Open on Thursday, setting up an exciting showdown for the Miami hardcourt crown between the world's top ranked players. World number one Williams continued her utter domination of Maria Sharapova with a 6-4, 6-3 win over the fourth-seeded...
  • Serena beats Sharapova to reach ninth Miami final 28-03-2014 08:33 AM

    Miami: World number one Serena Williams continued her decade-long domination over Maria Sharapova with a clinical 6-4 6-3 win on Thursday to reach her ninth Sony Open final. The rematch of last year's final produced the same result as Williams, a six-time winner on the Miami hardcourts, ran her winning...
  • Sharapova closes in on return trip to Miami final 26-03-2014 10:43 AM

    Miami: Five-time runner-up Maria Sharapova closed in on a return trip to the Miami final by taming eighth-seeded Czech Petra Kvitova 7-5, 6-1 on Tuesday to reach the semis of the Sony Open. With the victory Sharapova, who lost in the final last year to Serena Williams, sets up a...
  • Serena wins as Sony Open locked down by bomb scare 26-03-2014 09:29 AM

    Miami: Defending champion Serena Williams closed in on a seventh Sony Open title with a 6-2, 6-2 quarter-final demolition of German Angelique Kerber on Tuesday, a win that came as the Crandon Park tennis facility was locked down due to a bomb scare. Williams' win sets up a semi-final rematch...
  • Venus Williams through to third round, Li handed walkover in Miami 22-03-2014 10:44 AM

    Miami: Before Serena Williams planted her flag at the Sony Open it was sister Venus who ruled over the Miami hardcourts and the older of the tennis siblings signalled on Friday she was ready to reclaim the throne with a 6-3 6-3 win over Anna Schmiedlova. World number one Serena's...
  • Serena Williams wins opening match at Sony Open 21-03-2014 09:04 AM

    Key Biscayne: Trailing in the first set of her first match at the Sony Open, Serena Williams grunted with every shot and screamed with every point she won. And then, on the pivotal point, she didn't make a sound - or take a swing. Williams capitalized on a critical double-fault...
  • World T20 Qualifiers: Ireland beat UAE by 21 runs in rain-marred tie 19-03-2014 10:52 PM

    Sylhet: Ireland bolstered their chances of making it to the Super-10 after a disciplined bowling effort helped them post a 21-run win over United Arab Emirates under the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-affected Group B qualifying match of the ICC World T20, here on Wednesday. Ireland's second victory in as...
  • As it happened: Ireland vs UAE, World Twenty Qualifiers 19-03-2014 06:43 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Ireland opt to field against UAE. Playing XIs: Ireland: WTS Porterfield (capt), PR Stirling, EC Joyce, GC Wilson (wk), AD Poynter, KJ O'Brien, SR Thompson, MC Sorensen, AR Cusack, GH Dockrell, TJ Murtagh United Arab Emirates: Amjad Ali,...