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  • South Africa whitewash Zimbabwe 3-0 to win ODI series 16 hours 34 minutes ago

    Bulawayo: A scintillating 84 from 75 balls by opener Quinton de Kock led South Africa to a seven-wicket win over Zimbabwe on Thursday and a 3-0 whitewash in the one-day international series. Spurred on by De Kock, South Africa needed just 27.2 overs to reach 171 for 3 and easily chase...
  • Actor Robin Williams cremated privately, ashes scattered in San Francisco bay 20 hours 18 minutes ago

    Actor and comedian Robin Williams has been laid to rest and and his ashes scattered in San Francisco bay. The document, issued yesterday in Marin County where he died, states Williams' cause of death as "pending investigation", reported TMZ. It also states that 'Mrs Doubtfire' star's funeral took place at Monte's...
  • Photo: Fabulous hand-drawn picture of Robin Williams pops up on wall, suspected to have been painted by elusive and famous street artist Banksy Yesterday

    Users on Reddit were surprised when a piece of art, surprisingly similar to elusive street artist Banksy's style, popped up on their feed. The hand-drawn, black and white picture of Robin Williams is a clear tribute to the legendary comedian and actor. Williams was sober but suffering from the early stages...
  • Billy Crystal to pay tribute to late actor Robin Williams at Emmys Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week's Emmy Awards. Crystal will honor Williams as part of the traditional "in memoriam" segment for industry members who died during the past year, Emmy executive producer Don Mischer said in a statement...
  • Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open Yesterday

    Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight US Open title. The US Tennis Association followed this week's WTA rankings in announcing the seedings on Wednesday. French Open runner-up Simona Halep is seeded second after reaching a career-best ranking this month. She has never advanced past the...
  • Lewis Hamilton hopes to play his cards right at Belgian GP Yesterday

    Spa-Francorchamps: Lewis Hamilton says his Formula One title duel with Mercedes teammate and championship leader Nico Rosberg is like a game of poker but the dominant duo may not hold all the aces in Belgium this weekend. Resurgent Williams have the same engine as the Mercedes works team and both Valtteri...
  • A viral video that claimed it was Robin Williams' iPhone footage captured before his suicide was a hoax 2 days ago

    New York: Late actor-comedian Robin Williams' last goodbye video has turned out to be a hoax. "Robin Williams Says Goodbye with his iPhone Video Before Suicide", was a popular video that went viral across social media last week. Several users clicked on the link that asked them to "Share" first. The link...
  • Watch: Actor Robin Williams' message of hope to a terminally ill woman will bring a lump to your throat 3 days ago

    Robin Williams, who committed suicide last week, was an actor who brought warmth to audiences across the world. A few months ago, Williams sent a short video message to a 21-year-old cancer patient from New Zealand. Vivian Waller had listed "meet Robin Williams" in her Bucket List.In his signature style,...
  • Roger Federer, Serena Williams win at Cincinnati Open 4 days ago

    Mason: By now, everyone knows Roger Federer's itinerary for Cincinnati: Get his game in order, raise the winner's trophy, leave town with a lot of confidence for the US Open. Might as well rename it the Federer Cup. Federer won his unprecedented sixth title in Cincinnati on Sunday, beating David Ferrer 6-3,...
  • 1st ODI: Amla scores ton as South Africa ease to a 93-run win over Zimbabwe 3 days ago

    Bulawayo: South Africa were far too strong for Zimbabwe, making 309-3 and bowling the home team out for 216 to win the first one-day international by 93 runs at Queens Sports Club on Sunday. Hashim Amla batted through South Africa's innings for an unbeaten 122 as the tourists posted a...
  • Oprah Winfrey to pay tribute to Robin Williams on her channel 4 days ago

    London: TV star Oprah Winfrey will pay tribute to actor Robin Williams, who died last week, by featuring his old interviews on her own channel. The Oscar-winning actor passed away aged 63 after committing suicide, reported Digital Spy. Two classic episodes of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' featuring the actor will be repeated,...
  • Robin Williams left project 'Absolutely Anything' incomplete? 5 days ago

    The makers of "Absolutely Anything" are reportedly planning to remove actor Robin Williams' contribution in the film as the late star couldn't complete his work due to his sudden death. Williams gave his voice to the animated character of Dennis the Dog in "Absolutely Anything" - a live-action British comedy...
  • Serena, Ivanovic battle into Cincinnati final 5 days ago

    Serena Williams rallied past Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday to reach the Western and Southern Open final in Cincinnati where she will face Ana Ivanovic, an upset winner over French Open champion Maria Sharapova. Top-seeded Williams had to overcome a sluggish start to beat Wozniacki 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 while Serbian ninth...
  • Lessons of stigmas, stereotypes in Robin Williams' death 5 days ago

    New York: Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard Jeni of the two sharing words of encouragement and gentle ribbing. "The next day I heard he put a gun in his mouth and blew his head...
  • Robin William's legacy will remain forever: Pierce Brosnan 5 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Pierce Brosnan who had starred with the Oscar winning actor Robin Williams in Mrs Doubtfire said that William's legacy will remain forever. His legacy will be laughter, love, humanity and for joy of life. ...
  • Roger Federer, Serena Williams advance to Cincinnati semi-finals 6 days ago

    Roger Federer still has his touch in Cincinnati. The Swiss star beat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-5 on Friday night to advance to the semi-finals in the Western & Southern Open, a tournament he has won an unprecedented five times. He'll face Canada's Milos Raonic. The second-seeded Federer was on the offensive from...
  • Robin Williams' death highlights Parkinson's-depression link 6 days ago

    Reuters: Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease along with severe depression at the time of his apparent suicide, his widow said on Thursday, drawing public attention to the correlation between the diseases. Although the gifted comedian had spoken before about his depression, Parkinson's experts have noted...
  • Novak Djokovic upset by Robredo at Cincinnati Open 1 week ago

    Mason: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic tumbled out of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, while second-seeded Roger Federer narrowly avoided an upset in the round of 16. Tommy Robredo beat Djokovic, 7-6 (6), 7-5 before Federer escaped with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Gael Monfils in the night session. Andy Murray...
  • 'World of Warcraft' to memorialise Robin Williams as a game character 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Robin Williams' spirit will live on in the virtual world of Azeroth. After thousands of fans petitioned the developers of the online role-playing video game World of Warcraft to memorialise Williams, the game's lead designer said Thursday that Blizzard Entertainment planned to create a character inspired by the actor,...
  • Isn't internet trolling an attack on the privacy of celebrities? 1 week ago

    Recently whatever happened to Robin Williams' daughter Zelda is nothing but a result of cruel internet trolling. A Twitter user sent her a mortuary photograph said to show her father's body, which was actually a picture taken several years ago of another man who died from asphyxiation and bore...
  • Serena Williams battles on in Cincinnati, Kvitova falls August 14, 2014

    World number on Serena Williams won a tense battle of US Open champions by taming Australia's Samantha Stosur 7-6 (7) 7-6 (7) on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. Back in action for the first time since a semifinal loss to older sister...
  • Trolls push Robin Williams' daughter Zelda off the Internet 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: The daughter of Robin Williams quit social media Wednesday, upset by Internet trolls and the online pilfering of photos of her Oscar-winning dad following his death by apparent suicide. "I will be leaving this account for a bit while I heal and decide if I'll be deleting it or...
  • Watch: The Genius of Robin Williams August 13, 2014

    Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead at age 63 on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, authorities said. Here is a tribute to the man who made millions laugh. ...
  • Was Kamal Haasan right in calling Robin Williams' suicide a 'cop-out'? August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: What must have Robin Williams be thinking while taking his life? In a rather graphic report released by Marin County assistant deputy chief coroner, the authorities have said that Williams was found hanging by the roof of his room, by his own belt. With more gruesome details coming...
  • Watch: The gorilla that made Robin Williams laugh August 13, 2014

    The shocking death of Academy award winner Robin Williams has broken the hearts of many across the world. Known for his brilliant performance in movies such as Dead Poet's Society, Jumanji and Goodwill Hunting, CNN brings a touching video of the actor befriending a gorilla named Ko Ko, where the...
  • Robin William was battling severe depression, hanged himself using a belt: Report August 13, 2014

    Officials say that Hollywood actor Robin Williams hanged himself using a belt from his bedroom door. There is no clarity yet on whether the actor who was battling severe depression left behind any suicide note. Williams' left wrist had cuts and a pocketknife was found near his body with dried...
  • Venus Williams falls at the first hurdle in Cincinnati August 13, 2014

    Venus Williams, fresh off a stirring run to last week's Montreal final, ran out of gas in Cincinnati as she fell 6-7 (2) 6-3 6-4 to 16th seeded Czech Lucie Safarova in first-round action at the Western and Southern Open on Tuesday. Williams, who beat her top-ranked younger sister Serena to...
  • Robin Williams dies of asphyxia, autopsy completed August 13, 2014

    Fans around the world are mourning the shocking death of Hollywood icon Robin Williams. The award winning actor and comedian died of asphyxia due to hanging. An autopsy on actor Robin Williams was completed earlier on Wednesday. ...
  • Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt at his home; officials spot a pocket knife, superficial cuts on his left wrist August 13, 2014

    Reuters: Oscar-winning actor and groundbreaking comedian Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt in his Northern California home after he had sought treatment for depression, a coroner said on Tuesday based on preliminary findings. Williams, 63, was found dead by his personal assistant at midday on Monday in a bedroom. He...
  • News 360: SC seeks ADAG, SWAN files in 2G scam probe August 12, 2014

    In a recent development in 2G scam, the CBI has instituted an inquiry against Tata for alleged illegal bidding by Tata-Unitech in the licence auctions. The Supreme Court of India had asked for CBI records of 2G Swan Telecom probe which is allegedly a front for Anil Ambani owned Reliance...