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Al-Qaeda mag lists Premier League, FA Cup games, Savoy hotel as UK `terror targets`

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 10:05

A magazine published by a branch of the Al-Qaeda has reportedly listed Premier League and FA Cup matches and London`s iconic Savoy hotel as ideal targets for would-be terrorists and suicide bombers.

Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki plan November wedding in New York

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 15:23

Rory McIlroy and his fiancee Caroline Wozniacki are reportedly planning to get married in New York in November.

Viswanathan Anand won`t be able to recapture world crown: Nigel Short

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:45

Renowned English Grand Master Nigel Short Monday prophesied that India`s Viswanathan Anand, who lost the world championship title last year, would not be able to recapture the honours as top class chess was a "young man`s game".

Firearms expert testifies at Oscar Pistorius trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 08:03

Months before he killed his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius described how he drew his gun and went into "combat mode" after hearing the noise of a possible intruder at home, which turned out to be a laundry machine, a South African guns expert testified on Monday at the athlete`s murder trial.

Paddy Powers-created `banned` Pistorius ad branded as `most offensive UK ad ever`

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:48

A banned advertisement, created by Irish bookmakers Paddy Powers and featuring Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, has reportedly been officially branded as the most offensive UK ad ever.

Sporting heavyweights for 2014 Laureus Awards

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 16:21

Sporting achievements from the previous year have been accounted for when the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards nominees were announced on Wednesday.

Oscar Pistorius `consumed with sorrow` year after shooting lover on Valentine`s Day

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 19:14

South African Paralympic sprint star Oscar Pistorius said on Friday he was consumed with "sorrow" as he marked one year since he shot dead his girlfriend on Valentine`s Day in what he maintains was an accident.

Super Bowl XLVIII: FBI probes suspicious powder at hotels

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 16:59

The FBI and US police officers were investigating Friday suspicious powder sent by mail to at least five hotels near the stadium hosting Sunday`s Super Bowl, officials said.

Paes, Gopichand get Padma Bhushan; Yuvraj Padma Shri

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 09:34

Tennis star Leander Paes and badminton player-turned-coach Pullela Gopichand were on Saturday selected for the prestigious Padma Bhushan awards while cricketer Yuvraj Singh was among the seven sportspersons chosen for this year`s Padma Shri award.

Sri Lanka, Goa post wins in beach volleyball at Lusofonia

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 20:25

Sri Lanka continued their winning streak in men`s beach volleyball at the Lusofonia Games as they defeated Angola in straight sets here Friday, while Indian team too emerged victorious.

China to help Uganda develop sports sector

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 17:01

China is in talks with Uganda to help the East African country develop its sports sector, China`s envoy said here.

Akshay Kumar bats for martial arts in school curriculum

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 22:49

Urging to make learning of martial arts compulsory at schools, popular Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today regretted that this form of self defence came last in priority in the country.