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'Big Brother 24' adds Vegas performer, chef, hypnotherapist, personal stylist as contestants
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) The 24th season of the reality show 'Big Brother' is set to kick off from Wednesday night and will see a mix of 16 houseguests move into the mid-century Palm Springs inspired aBB Motel' where they will compete for the winning title, reports 'Variety'.
2022-07-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Carlos Santana passes out on stage during live performance in Michigan
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) The Pine Knob Music Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan saw veteran guitarist Carlos Santana passing out onstage during the Miraculous Supernatural 2022 tour with Earth, Wind & Fire. However, Santana was treated quickly and was seen waving to fans as he was wheeled offstage, reports Variety.
2022-07-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Wimbledon: Tunisia's Ons Jabeur becomes first Arab woman to enter a Grand Slam singles semis
London, July 6 (IANS) Tunisia's world No.2 tennis player Ons Jabeur rallied from a set down to defeat Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 at Wimbledon to become the first Arab or North African woman to reach a Grand Slam singles semifinal.
2022-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Nasser Hussain gives credit for England's resurgence to important decisions taken by Rob Key
London, July 6 (IANS) Former England skipper Nasser Hussain has attributed the resurgence of the country's Test side to the new managing director of cricket Rob Key, saying that the major decisions taken by him with regards to the appointment of New Zealander Brendon McCullum as head coach and Ben Stokes as captain are the reason behind the team's run of four successive victories.
2022-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Indonesia make history; team qualifies for U19 Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa
Jakarta, July 6 (IANS) Indonesia recorded a thrilling victory over Papua New Guinea to book their place in next year's inaugural ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa.
2022-07-06
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Cricket
Worcestershire make it official Moeen will leave club at end of this summer
London, July 6 (IANS) England all-rounder Moeen Ali will depart Worcestershire county when his contract expires at the end of this summer, the club confirmed on Wednesday.
2022-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Young Wellalage added to Sri Lanka Test squad after another Covid-19 case in side
Galle, July 5 (IANS) Ahead of the second Test between Sri Lanka and Australia at the Galle International Stadium from July 8, the home team has suffered a setback with back-up left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama being ruled out after testing positive for Covid-19.
2022-07-05
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Cricket West Indies congratulates Sir Viv on Order of the Caribbean Community Award
St John's (Antigua), July 5 (IANS) Cricket West Indies (CWI) congratulated Sir Vivian Richards on Tuesday (IST) on his being presented with the prestigious award, the Order of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
2022-07-05
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Gary Ballance returns to playing for Yorkshire after Azeem Rafiq racism allegations last year
London, July 5 (IANS) England batter Gary Ballance has returned to playing cricket for Yorkshire's Second XI for the first time since he acknowledged racially insulting his former county teammate Azeem Rafiq.
2022-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
David Warner's wife fumes over life-time ban on husband from taking up leadership role in Australia
Melbourne, July 5 (IANS) Australia batting stalwart David Warner's wife, Candice, has come down heavily on Cricket Australia (CA) for the "injustice" meted out to her husband in the wake of the ball tampering scandal, also called 'sandpaper-gate' in the Cape Town Test in 2018, saying the ban on his leadership role should be lifted as quickly as possible.
2022-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Deepti Sharma, Shafali Verma gain in ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) India all-rounder Deepti Sharma and opener Shafali Verma have made significant improvements to their positions in the ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings after helping the country take a 2-0 lead against Sri Lanka in the ICC Women's Championship (IWC) series being played in Pallekele.
2022-07-05
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ENG v IND, 5th Test: Root, Bairstow are 'scarily good', says Anderson
Birmingham, July 5 (IANS) Veteran England pacer James Anderson hailed the overnight batting duo of Joe Root and James Anderson in the ongoing Edgbaston Test against India, calling them "scarily good".
2022-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ireland retain same T20 squad that played India for series against New Zealand
Malahide, July 5 (IANS) Ireland have retained the same 14-member squad for the upcoming three-match home T20I series against New Zealand, which played India in the recently-concluded two-match assignment.
2022-07-05
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
ENG v IND, 5th Test: Root, Bairstow slam unbeaten centuries in England's clinical seven-wicket win
Birmingham, July 5 (IANS) Joe Root slammed his 11th Test century since 2021 while Jonny Bairstow hit his second of the rescheduled Edgbaston Test as England defeated India by seven wickets on day five of the match.
2022-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Starc declares his unavailability for this season's BBL; says want's to prioritise playing for country
Melbourne, July 3 (IANS) Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has said he will not be a part of the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League (BBL), becoming the first home star cricketer to confirm his unavailability for the lucrative T20 tournament.
2022-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ENG v IND, 5th Test: No better person to take over after me than Rahul, says Ravi Shastri
Birmingham, July 3 (IANS) Former India head coach Ravi Shastri hailed his successor and former batter Rahul Dravid, saying that he is the best person to take over from him as the head coach of the national side.
2022-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ENG v IND, 5th Test: I was telling myself, don't throw bat outside off-stump; play closer to the body, says Jadeja
Birmingham, July 3 (IANS) India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja revealed that while making 104 during the first innings of the rescheduled fifth Test against England at Edgbaston, he was telling himself to not throw his bat outside the off-stump and play with the bat closer to the body.
2022-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pacer Matthew Potts can serve England cricket for years to come, says Hussain
Birmingham, July 2 (IANS) Former England skipper Nasser Hussain believes pace bowler Matthew Potts is an exciting Test prospect for the country and if he is carefully nurtured by stalwarts Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad, he could serve the national team for years to come.
2022-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Taron Egerton recalls seeing Ray Liotta in poor health during 'Black Bird' shoot
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Actor Taron Egerton, who will be seen in the upcoming OTT limited series 'Black Bird', along with late actor Ray Liotta, recollected watching the latter, whom the former calls his "hero", suffer from poor health a year before his death, reports 'Entertainment Weekly'.
2022-07-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Stranger Things 4' finale leads to server crash at Netflix
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) The final two episodes of the sci-fi horror drama series 'Stranger Things 4' caused the server to crash at Netflix, the platform that is streaming the show, reports 'Variety'.
2022-07-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
After losing a clutch of wickets, the only way forward was to focus on the process: Pant
Birmingham, July 2 (IANS) India wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant has revealed that at the time India lost wickets in a heap, it was natural for the team to come under pressure, but added that he decided to "focus on the process" and not bother too much about what the opposition was thinking.
2022-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Focused on white-ball cricket; Test return not on mind: Jos Buttler
London, July 2 (IANS) England's new limited-overs skipper Jos Buttler has said he is currently focused on white-ball cricket, adding that returning to the Test setup was not on his mind.
2022-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Several Bangladesh cricketer fall sick on sea journey from Saint Lucia to Dominica
Dominica, July 2 (IANS) The Bangladesh men's cricket team has reportedly endured a tumultuous five-hour sea journey from Saint Lucia to Dominica -- the venue for the opening T20I against the West Indies later on Saturday -- with several players falling sick and vomiting throughout the journey.
2022-07-02
Category: International, Cameroon,Sports,Cricket
Ashton Agar ruled out for second Test; Holland drafted into Australia squad
Galle, July 2 (IANS) Australian left-arm spinner Ashton Agar will not be a part of the side for the second Test against Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium from July 8 after the 28-year-old failed to recover from a side injury.
2022-07-02
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Justin Timberlake sued by director over 'The 20/20 Experience' video
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Actor-singer-record producer Justin Timberlake is being sued in an LA federal court by longtime music video helmer John Urbano over a film about Timberlake's blockbuster 'The 20/20 Experience', reports 'Deadline'.
2022-07-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'The Shining', 'Blade Runner' actor Joe Turkel dies at 94
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Character actor Joe Turkel, whose indelible performances included roles as the sinister bartender Lloyd in Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining' and the maker of artificial humans in 'Blade Runner', recently passed away at the age of 94 at St. John's Hospital, reports 'Deadline'.
2022-07-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Captain Jack Sparrow is back; popular Disneyland ride reopens
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Before the fans get all excited, it's the Captain Jack Sparrow attraction that has reopened at Disneyland for enthusiastic fans -- after a few technical hiccups, reports 'Deadline'.
2022-07-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
ENG v IND, 5th Test: Edgbaston to turn 'Blue For Bob' in fight against prostate cancer
Birmingham, July 2 (IANS) The Edgbaston Stadium on Saturday will be turning 'Blue for Bob' to raise funds and support the Bob Willis Fund in its fight against prostate cancer on day two of the rescheduled fifth Test between England and India.
2022-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ENG v IND, 5th Test: I just try to put the ball in the good area, says Potts on dismissing Kohli
Birmingham, July 2 (IANS) England's young pacer Matthew Potts on Saturday said that he always aims to put the ball in good areas on the pitch, which was one of the reasons in him fetching the prized scalp of senior India batter Virat Kohli on day one of rescheduled fifth Test at Edgbaston.
2022-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Moeen reiterates desire to play Tests, says series win vs New Zealand had re-ignited his passion
London, July 1 (IANS) England all-rounder Moeen Ali has reiterated his desire to play Test cricket under new coach Brendon McCullum, saying he is motivate enough to once again be a part of the longest format of the game after watching the Ben Stokes-led side thrash New Zealand 3-0 in the recently concluded series.
2022-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sri Lanka all-rounder Angelo Mathews tests Covid-positive; Fernando comes in as replacement
Galle, July 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka star cricketer Angelo Mathews has tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the third day's play of the opening Test against Australia at the Galle International Stadium here on Friday.
2022-07-01
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Denied central contract, all-rounder Lea Tahuhu back in New Zealand frame ahead of Commonwealth Games
Auckland, July 1 (IANS) With less than a month to go for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has brought in 31-year-old bowling stalwart Lea Tahuhu alongside young right-arm pace bowler Claudia Green as replacements for Lauren Down and Jess Kerr, who have both been ruled out for the quadrennial games.
2022-07-01
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Bumrah can be a long-term captaincy option provided he can manage the pressures: Jayawardene
Mumbai, July 1 (IAN) Former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene feels Jasprit Bumrah can be looked at as a long-term option for India captaincy, provided he is able to manage the pressures on and off the field and "prioritise things that you need to do in a year".
2022-07-01
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
More women allege harassment, assault by Ezra Miller
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Actor Ezra Miller, who is known for playing the DC superhero the Flash in several films for Warner Bros. -- was set to start filming the studio's latest entry in the 'Harry Potter' franchise, 'Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore' in London when the shoot was halted on March 15, 2020, due to Covid-19.
2022-07-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Unpaid Commission: Agency sues 'Game of Thrones' star Lena Headey for $1.5 mn
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Actress Lena Headey, who is known for her work in fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones, is being sued for $1.5 million over unpaid commission fees by her former U.K. agency Troika with regards to a number of projects including the upcoming film 'Thor: Love and Thunder'.
2022-07-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
James Anderson in praise of England's calm outlook ahead of Edgbaston Test against India
Birmingham, June 30 (IANS) Veteran England pacer James Anderson was in full praise of his side's calm outlook since Brendon McCullum and Ben Stokes took charge of coaching and captaining the Test side respectively.
2022-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Took some time to comprehen because it was so unexpected: Archer on Morgan's retirement
London, June 30 (IANS) England fast bowler Jofra Archer on Thursday opened up about Eoin Morgan's retirement from international cricket earlier this week, saying that it took some time for him to comprehend the "unexpected" announcement.
2022-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison for racketeering, trafficking
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) American songwriter-record producer Robert Sylvester Kelly professionally known as R. Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison as he faces conviction for racketeering and eight counts of violating the Mann Act, which prohibits transporting people across state lines for prostitution, reports 'Variety'.
2022-06-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Travis Barker hospitalised for pancreatitis
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) The reason behind 'Blink-182' drummer Travis Barker being admitted to a hospital following an "undisclosed" medical condition is now reported to be pancreatitis, which in doctors' opinion has been triggered by a colonoscopy, reports 'Variety'.
2022-06-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
If I deliver with a good performance, then it creates an impact in the match: Shardul Thakur
Birmingham, June 30 (IANS) Ahead of India's much-anticipated rescheduled fifth Test against England starting in Edgbaston from Friday, pace all-rounder Shardul Thakur spoke about his role in the set-up for the longest format of the game, saying that if he bowls well when the main bowlers are given a break, then it gives him a chance to create an impact in the match.
2022-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
James Bond being reinvented, new movie after 2 years
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Charming and stylish British secret service agent James Bond won't be returning to the silver screen for at least two years as the character is getting a revamp as per the franchise producer Barbara Broccoli, reports 'Deadline'.
2022-06-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Vandersay makes Test debut for Sri Lanka at 32; Head in Aussie side ahead of Maxwell
Galle, June 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka have handed Test debut to 32-year-old spinner Jeffrey Vandersay in the opening game here from Wednesday after the leg-spinner impressed during the recent ODI series against the tourists.
2022-06-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Brisbane Heat sign charismatic Australia batter Khawaja on a four-year contract
Brisbane, June 29 (IANS) Big Bash League (BBL) side Brisbane Heat have completed one of the biggest signings of the season, bringing on board charismatic batter Usman Khawaja on a four-year contract on Wednesday.
2022-06-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Fight shown by the Irish batters was commendable, says VVS Laxman after India clean sweep series
Dublin, June 29 (IANS) Former India batter VVS Laxman praised the "commendable" fight shown by Ireland players in the second and final T20I against India on Tuesday.
2022-06-29
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Johnny Depp's rep says Disney's reported $300 mn offer is 'made up'
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) Hollywood star Johnny Depp has not been offered an apology deal worth $300 million. One of the representatives of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star has denied the existence of any such deal saying, "This is made up," reports NBC News.
2022-06-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
England would have sent a warning to opponents around the world with their Test showing: McCullum
Leeds, June 29 (IANS) New England head coach Brendon McCullum has claimed following his team whitewashing New Zealand in the three-Test series that his boys have set "alarm bells" ringing around the world as to the kind of aggressive cricket they are going to play in future.
2022-06-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Live in the present, play the situation better: Hooda on mindset while making 104
Dublin, June 29 (IANS) All-rounder Deepak Hooda, who smacked a 57-ball 104 in India's narrow four-run win over Ireland at Malahide, revealed that living in the present and playing the situation better was his mindset on the way to becoming just the fourth batter from the country to score a century in men's T20I cricket.
2022-06-29
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Travis Barker hospitalised due to undisclosed medical condition
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) American musician and the drummer of rock band 'Blink-182' Travis Barker has been rushed to a hospital following undisclosed medical condition, reports 'Variety'.
2022-06-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
South Korean film 'The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil' set for Hollywood remake
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) South Korean crime thriller 'The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil' is getting a Hollywood remake where the original star of the film Don Lee will reprise his lead role as a gang boss looking for redemption in the studio's U.S. version, reports 'Deadline'.
2022-06-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Woody Allen plans to direct 'one or two more' films
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) American auteur Woody Allen has plans of directing "one or two more" films. However, for him "the thrill is gone" for making movies because of the decline of the theatrical experience, reports 'Deadline'.
2022-06-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood