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  • CLT20 Live Score: Punjab opt to field against Barbados Tridents 14 hours 39 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents. The Kings XI came into the tournament on the back of a successful...
  • Seven young Iranians who danced on a rooftop to Pharrell Williams' hit 'Happy' given suspended jail sentences and 91 lashes each 17 hours 35 minutes ago

    Seven young Iranians featured dancing to Pharrell Williams' hit "Happy" in a video that went viral on the Internet have been given suspended jail and lashing sentences, a lawyer said today. Recorded on a smartphone and uploaded multiple times on YouTube, the clip shows three unveiled girls dancing and singing to the...
  • Ricciardo targets podium ahead of improving Vettel in Singapore GP 2 days ago

    Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo believes he can get back on the Formula One podium in Singapore on Sunday after his winning streak ended in Italy two weeks ago. "I guess I am expecting a podium. I think we have to aim for that if we want to stay in the title...
  • Williams can catch Red Bull, says Felipe Massa 3 days ago

    Singapore: Brazilian Felipe Massa feels he has turned a corner after his first podium of the season in Italy last time out and is cautiously confident his Williams team can catch Red Bull in the constructors' championship. Massa, who joined Williams at the start of the season after eight years with...
  • Barack Obama appoints India-American to key administration post September 10, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has appointed another Indian-American to a key administration post as member of prestigious J William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Obama announced Maneesh K Goyal's appointment and other key administration posts, the White House said in a statement. "These men and women have demonstrated knowledge and dedication throughout...
  • Prince William, Kate thrilled as they expect their 2nd child September 9, 2014

    Prince George is not going to be an only child for long, Prince William, Kate are expecting their second baby. William's younger brother, Prince Harry said that he could not wait for the little one to join their family. ...
  • Serena Williams not yet thinking about 22 Grand Slam titles September 8, 2014

    New York: Serena Williams isn't sure if she's willing or able to reach 22 Grand Slam titles. Still, she knows her next goal is 19 after she won her 18th on Sunday at the US Open to match Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova. And should she get to 19, she figures...
  • Prince William and wife Kate expecting second baby September 8, 2014

    London: Britain's Prince William, grandson of Queen Elizabeth, and his wife Kate are expecting their second baby, Buckingham Palace said on Monday. The couple's first child, Prince George, was born in July 2013 amid a huge international media frenzy. William is second in line to the British throne, with George third. "The...
  • Serena Williams wins third US Open in row, 18th Grand Slam title September 8, 2014

    New York: Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive US Open title by beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday. Williams equaled Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 major singles titles, the fourth-most in history. Williams also matched Evert's total...
  • Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa staying at Williams in 2015 September 7, 2014

    Finland's Valtteri Bottas and Brazilian Felipe Massa will race for Williams again next season in an unchanged line-up, the Formula One team said on Sunday. "The team is having a much improved 2014 season and the skill of our drivers and their feedback to our engineers has proved crucial in this,"...
  • Williams, Wozniacki clash for US Open trophy September 7, 2014

    New York: Back in May, in the aftermath of early losses for both at the French Open, good friends Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki - who also was about a week removed from the end of her engagement to golf's Rory McIlroy - flew from Paris to Miami and hung...
  • World of Warcraft pays tribute to Robin Williams; the actor makes a subtle cameo in the video game September 7, 2014

    Washington: Hollywood star Robin Williams, who died August 11 and was a devoted video game fan, has made a subtle cameo in "World of Warcraft," as promised by gamemaker Blizzard Entertainment. In a test version of "Warlords of Draenor," a futuristic character named Robin emerges from a lamp to quote two...
  • Serena Williams qualifies for WTA Finals in Singapore September 6, 2014

    Defending champion Serena Williams is the first player to qualify for the year-ending WTA Finals to be held in Singapore Oct 17-26, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced Saturday. The top eight women's singles and women's doubles players and pairs qualify for the week long event, this time to be held...
  • Serena and Wozniacki reach US Open final September 6, 2014

    New York: Serena Williams and friend Caroline Wozniacki arranged a get-together in the US Open women's final, winning their Friday semifinals in contrasting fashion on a stifling hot, humid day at Flushing Meadows. Top-seeded world number one Williams overpowered Russian left-hander Ekaterina Makarova 6-1, 6-3, unleashing her daunting firepower against the...
  • Serena Williams crushes Flavia Pennetta to reach US Open semi-finals September 4, 2014

    Two-times defending champion Serena Williams, in her black and white leopard dress, started quietly before roaring past 11th seed Flavia Pennetta 6-3, 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the US Open on Wednesday. The world number one lost her first two service games to Pennetta to fall behind 3-0 before snapping...
  • 'Never be bullied into silence': Late actor Robin William's daughter Zelda who was forced off Twitter by trolls joins back September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Zelda Williams, daughter of late comedian Robin Williams, made a comeback on Twitter exactly 20 days after she decided to quit the social media website after being trolled by fans of her late father. Zelda posted on her Tumbler account a Harvey Fierstein quote. "Never be bullied into...
  • Williams sisters lose in US Open women's doubles quarters September 3, 2014

    Serena Williams took a medical timeout to have her right ankle re-taped and later double-faulted on the last two points as she and sister Venus lost in the doubles quarter-finals at the US Open. The Williams sisters, owners of 13 Grand Slam doubles titles, were beaten 7-6 (5), 6-4 Tuesday by...
  • Defending champ Serena Williams reaches quarter-finals of US Open September 2, 2014

    Serena Williams dealt with her grand slam frustrations this year by trying to appreciate the big picture, and a more relaxed top seed reaped the benefits with a straight-set win into the US Open quarter-finals. Williams is gunning for her third US Open title in a row but for the moment...
  • US Open 2014: Djokovic, Murray in quarters clash, Serena advances September 2, 2014

    New York: The tension mounted and temperatures soared at the US Open on Monday as top seed Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray set up a sensational quarter-final, and Serena Williams made a 2014 grand slam breakthrough. Temperatures neared 90 degrees (32 C) in Flushing Meadows and hovered around 100 (38 C)...
  • What to watch on day eight of the 2014 US Open September 1, 2014

    With Maria Sharapova's loss at the US Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year. Serena Williams takes the next step toward trying to fill out that list when she plays her fourth-round match on Monday. First things first, though. The 17-time Grand Slam champion has yet to...
  • Men march on at US Open but more upsets in women's draw August 31, 2014

    World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams advanced safely to the next round of the U.S. Open on Saturday but the women's draw saw yet another big upset as Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova was sent packing by a 145th-ranked qualifier. Third-seed Kvitova fell victim to 21-year-old Serbian Aleksandra Krunic, leaving...
  • Sharapova, Serena storm into US Open fourth round August 31, 2014

    New York: Maria Sharapova reached the US Open's fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki, was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help. Avoiding the sort of surprise that saw half of the top eight seeded women lose already, No. 5...
  • Venus Williams, Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber ousted at US Open August 30, 2014

    Shock waves hit the US Open on Friday as veteran Mirjana Lucic-Baroni spearheaded a series of stunning third-round surprises that claimed two of the top women's seeds and seven-times grand slam winner Venus Williams. Lucic-Baroni ousted second seed Simona Halep, Italy's Sara Errani posted her first career win over Williams and...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' review: Bland, unimaginative, this film needn't have been made August 30, 2014

    Cast: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, and William Fichtner Director: Jonathan Liebesman The question you'll likely ponder after watching the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie is this: Who exactly is it meant for? The 30-something-year-olds who might be nostalgic about reconnecting with characters from their youth? Or kids themselves, unfamiliar...
  • What to watch on day five of the 2014 US Open August 29, 2014

    Venus Williams is trying to get to the fourth round at the US Open for the first time since 2010 - and at any Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011. To do so, the 19th-seeded Williams will need to beat 13th-seeded Sara Errani of Italy in Arthur Ashe...
  • Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova take centre stage but eyes on Venus Williams August 29, 2014

    Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova will take centre stage at the US Open on Friday but Flushing Meadows is slowly turning into a Williams family affair with the sisters eager to add to their grand slam collections. With seven US Open singles titles between them, Venus and Serena have both set...
  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic sail through US Open winds August 29, 2014

    World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams sailed through brisk winds to dismiss overmatched opponents on Thursday and land comfortably in the third round of the US Open. Gusty breezes led Williams to misfire for three double faults in her first service game before the two-time defending champion found her...
  • Ana Ivanovic loses in 2nd round; Sharapova, Venus win at US Open August 28, 2014

    New York: Eighth-seeded Ana Ivanovic is out of the US Open. Ivanovic, who had been having her best season since winning the French Open in 2008, lost to Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-4 in the second round on Thursday. Ivanovic had 47 match wins coming into Flushing Meadows, the most of any...