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Rosberg gets hitched to girlfriend Vivian Sibold

Rosberg gets hitched to girlfriend Vivian Sibold

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 20:49

Mercedes driver and current Championship leader Nico Rosberg got hitched on Friday with long-term girlfriend Vivian Sibold.

2013 Indian GP lacks celebrity quotient

2013 Indian GP lacks celebrity quotient

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 17:09

A sari-clad Jessica Michibata, a fashion model and girlfriend of McLaren driver Jenson Button, stole the limelight in the paddock of the 2013 Indian Grand Prix, which was devoid of colour and celebrity quotient.

Birthday boy Rooney gets special present from his mates

Birthday boy Rooney gets special present from his mates

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 16:06

Manchester United team mates have clubbed together to buy Wayne Rooney a special present for his 28th birthday on Thursday - former manager Alex Ferguson`s autobiography which criticises the forward for being a slow learner with fitness problems.

`Sachin`s efforts for education of slum children commendable`

`Sachin`s efforts for education of slum children commendable`

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 19:01

Not only being a record-breaking cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar`s involvement in social causes for the education of slum children in Mumbai through the NGO Apnalaya is commendable, according to his mother-in-law.

Indian GP: Hulkenberg looking forward to some Paneer Tikka

Indian GP: Hulkenberg looking forward to some Paneer Tikka

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 16:11

Sauber driver Nico Hulkenberg is not a fan of the `spicy` Indian food but Paneer Tikka is one dish that he looks forward to during the Formula 1 week in a country he finds `exotic`.

McIlroy `seeking solace` following rumoured split with girlfriend Wozniacki

McIlroy `seeking solace` following rumoured split with girlfriend Wozniacki

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 12:48

Troubled Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has admitted that he was `seeking solace` following his acrimonious split from his management company and rumours of the end of his relationship with long-term girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki.

Wozniacki split adds to McIlroy`s 2013 frustrations

Wozniacki split adds to McIlroy`s 2013 frustrations

Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 21:46

Former world number one golfer Rory McIlroy`s split with leading tennis player Caroline Wozniacki is the latest chapter in a frustrating year for the young Northern Irishman.

Imran Khan visits stadium for first time after 1992

Imran Khan visits stadium for first time after 1992

Last Updated: Sunday, October 13, 2013, 20:43

The who`s who of Pakistan cricket turned out for a peace match organised by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) in the city on Sunday with former captain and the PTI founder, Imran Khan making his presence at the jam packed stadium as the chief guest.

Ganguly soaks in Durga Puja`s festive spirit

Ganguly soaks in Durga Puja`s festive spirit

Last Updated: Sunday, October 13, 2013, 19:34

Taking a day off from the ongoing India-Australia series, former India captain turned commentator Sourav Ganguly joined the Durga Puja festivities at the Barisha Players` Corner pnadal.

Windies cricketer Bravo to groove to Indian cinema tunes

Windies cricketer Bravo to groove to Indian cinema tunes

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 12:39

West Indian cricketer, Dwayne Bravo, who is also a key member of the Chennai Super Kings T20 team and known for his impromptu dance moves and eye-catching style on field, is all set to groove to a song in an Indian film.

Warnie and Hurley express their love on Twitter

Warnie and Hurley express their love on Twitter

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 13:28

Shane Warne and his fiancee Elizabeth Hurley are back to posting sweet nothings to each other on Twitter.

Brooke Shields reveals details of divorce from Andre Agassi

Brooke Shields reveals details of divorce from Andre Agassi

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 10:25

Brooke Shields had opened up about her marriage and subsequent divorce from tennis star Andre Agassi.

Lara plays charity match to help U`khand flood victims

Lara plays charity match to help U`khand flood victims

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 20:04

Former West Indies captain Brian Lara on Thursday played a charity match here to raise funds for a hospital to be built in Kedar valley for Uttarakhand calamity victims.

Cancer has an answer, say Manisha, Yuvraj

Cancer has an answer, say Manisha, Yuvraj

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 13:12

In a joint effort to raise awareness about cancer, Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala and Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh Tuesday evening pepped up millions of people affected with the ailment, asserting "If we can, you can".

Identification of talent is weak area in India: Jitendra

Identification of talent is weak area in India: Jitendra

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 22:19

Even as Sachin Tendulkar`s visionary document to integrate sports into the education system has hit a roadblock, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh today said the "weak area towards sports development in the country is identification of talent".

Rajiv Gupta gets additional charge of Secy, Dept of Sports

Rajiv Gupta gets additional charge of Secy, Dept of Sports

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 21:57

Senior IAS officer Rajiv Gupta was today given additional charge of Secretary, Department of Sports.

Spanish sport survives budget cutbacks

Spanish sport survives budget cutbacks

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 18:56

The announcement of the 2014 budget may have brought bad news for many Spaniards, among them the country`s pensioners whose pensions for the coming year will increase by well below the rate of inflation, but there was a glimmer of optimism for the country`s sporting institutions which have seen their budget increase.