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Trinidad & Tobago’s $2m fund to track talent for Rio


August 17th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) A $2 million Athletic Development Programme has been unveiled in Trinidad and Tobago, targeting promising athletes likely to represent the country in the next ... Read more...

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Brazilian Gomes battles ‘anxiety’ before Olympic marathon


August 7th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 7 (IANS) Brazilian medal hopeful Marilson Gomes admits he is "fighting to control his anxiety" ahead Sunday's Olympic marathon.Gomes knows he must keep his emotions in ... Read more...

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China’s women duo in Olympic beach volleyball quarters


August 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) China's Xue Chen and Zhang Xi marched into the quarterfinals of the women's beach volleyball beating a Russian duo 2-0 in the London Olympic Games SaturdayThe ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chinese anti-doping official warns athletes


July 24th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A Chinese anti-doping official warned the country's athletes to avoid "accidental mistakes" during their stay in London for the Olympic Games.Three thousand tests had been planned ... Read more...

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Temporary basketball arena to be sold after Olympic Games


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The temporary basketball arena will be sold after the 2012 London Olympic Games, and Brazil, the hosts of the 2016 edition, is the most likely buyer, ... Read more...

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China set to challenge US dominance in pool


July 11th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) Swimming prodigy Michael Phelps spearheads the US quest for pool dominance at the London Olympics as the team is ready for challenges from worldwide, including ... Read more...

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Injuries to spikers hurt China’s Olympics medal hopes


July 11th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) Again, a Chinese star player was injured. And again, a disappointing fifth finish in the 2012 women's volleyball World Grand Prix Finals, the most important competition ... Read more...

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Watts shifts to London for Diana role


June 17th, 2012 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Actress Naomi Watts' preparation to play royal Princess Diana on the big screen, has required her to set up home in London.The British-born actress, who ... Read more...

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Keanu Reaves dating a mystery woman?


June 13th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Keanu Reaves is said to have found love again. The actor sparked speculation that he is dating again after he was spotted hanging out with an ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain cancels Pakistan trip after fresh threats


April 21st, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan's runaway wicket-keeper Zulqarnain Haider has reportedly cancelled his flight back home from London after claiming that he has received fresh threats.Zulqarnain, who rocked Pakistan cricket ... Read more...

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Movie to be made on J.K. Rowling’s life


February 17th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling's life story is to be turned into a movie.Rowling - who went from being a single mother receiving state benefits to ... Read more...

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Hrithik Roshan: Wax Statue To Be Unveiled At Madame Tussuads In London


January 11th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan is soon going to unveil his wax statue at the Madame Tussuads in London.Reports are that the dancing sensation Hrithik Roshan is scheduled to fly to ... Read more...

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Stella McCartney gives birth to a girl


November 30th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Fashion designer Stella McCartney has given birth to a baby girl.A rep confirmed McCartney and husband Alasdhair Willis welcomed their fourth child, daughter Reiley, November 23 in ... Read more...

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Kimberley Walsh launches jewellery line


October 16th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Kimberley Walsh has tip-toed into her Girls Aloud bandmate Cheryl Cole's footsteps by launching her own jewellery line.The 28-year-old revealed her new designs at The Milroy, Les ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus vows to take revenge on prankster Bieber


June 8th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 8 (IANS) Teen sensation Miley Cyrus has vowed to take revenge on fellow teen star Justin Bieber for flooding her phone with prank calls. The "Hannah Montana" star lost ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’s life now in an opera!


March 11th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Late Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith's life story is being made into an opera. The troubled model, who died aged 39 in 2007 after an accidental overdose of ... Read more...

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It’s baby boy for Boris Becker, wife


February 11th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): Tennis ace Boris Becker and wife Sharlely have welcomed a baby son.Sharlely, 33, gave birth to Amadeus Benedict Edley Luis Becker in London at 12:53 p.m. Tuesday, Becker ... Read more...

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Victoria Beckham spends $31,804 on a bag


February 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has proved her love for bags by splashing out $31,804 on a new Birkin bag. The 35-year-old sported the flash red crocodile-skin ... Read more...

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Cowell will meet 17 ex-girlfriends at his birthday bash


July 23rd, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell will be confronted by 17 of his ex-girlfriends at a special bash organised ahead of his birthday. Cowell will be turning 50 in October, ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne to father two children from two women in 2009?


June 13th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 13 (ANI): American rapper Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., a.k.a. Lil Wayne is reportedly expecting two children from two women this year.Wayne's on/off girlfriend Nivea is said to be pregnant ... Read more...

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Gazza to appear as Miss Great Britain judge soon


May 3rd, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 03 (ANI): Soccer legend Paul Gascoigne a.k.a Gazza is set to make his first public appearance since drying out. He will soon appear as Miss Great Britain judge.The bash is ... Read more...

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Liam Gallagher’s ex-wife weds for 4th time


April 20th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Pop star Liam Gallagher's ex-wife Patsy Kensit has got married for the 4th time.The 'Lethal Weapon' actress married DJ Jeremy Healy on the 18th of April in London, ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren may meet Obama while performing on Washington stage


February 23rd, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 23 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, The Queen star Dame Helen Mirren may soon meet U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle when she performs on ... Read more...

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David Duchovnys sex addiction named 2008s Most Shocking Scandal


December 31st, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): David Duchovny''s sex addiction scandal has topped the list of Most Shocking Scandal of 2008.More than 30 per cent of readers of American weekly magazine Parade have ... Read more...

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Ozzy Osbourne named ‘Living Legend’ at Classic Rock Awards


November 4th, 2008 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) British singer Ozzy Osbourne has been named a "Living Legend" at Monday night's Marshall Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards.Osbourne, who rose to prominence as lead vocalist of ... Read more...

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Pixie Geldof’s tattoo tribute to mom


October 8th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Sir Bob Geldof's daughter Pixie has paid a tribute to her late mother Paula Yates by getting a tattoo of her signature.Pixie has just turned 18 and showed ... Read more...

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Jude Law to star in ”Sherlock Holmes” remake


September 21st, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): Jude Law is in talks to play a role in Guy Ritchie''s remake of Sherlock Holmes.Produced by Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures, the drama will see ... Read more...

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Sgt. Peppers bass drum skin may fetch PS150,000 at auction


June 12th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): A unique hand-painted bass drum featured on the cover of rock band Beatles third studio album is expected to be sold for 150,000 pounds at an auction.The ... Read more...

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Rare first edition of JRR Tolkien’s Hobbit sold for a record PS60,000


March 19th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
London, March 19 (ANI): A 1937 first edition of JRR Tolkien's classic, The Hobbit, has been sold for a record 60,000 pounds - twice as much as expected.The book, which ... Read more...

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Mathieu Amalric is the next Bond villain


January 3rd, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): French actor Mathieu Amalric is all set to be the next Bond villain.Amalric, who played a paralyzed stroke victim in "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," will stand ... Read more...

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Churchill almost quit over plans to build hydrogen bomb


November 14th, 2007 - 8:12 am ICT by admin
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