'Hamilton' wins 2015 OBIE Award
'Hamilton' wins 2015 OBIE Award

Director James Houghton's play "Hamilton" has won the 60th OBIE Award, earning the honour for the best new American theatre work. The OBIE Award, created by the Village Voice to honour Off-Broadway, reported Deadline.

Madonna reprimanded for texting during show

 Singer Madonna reportedly has a hard time keeping herself away from her phone even when she is in a theatre.

New Zealand need to be desperate on the field: Brendon McCullum
New Zealand need to be desperate on the field: Brendon McCullum

Skipper Brendon McCullum on Friday said that New Zealand need to be desperate on the field as they enter the business-end of the cricket World Cup.

Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh begin with spin against New Zealand
Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh begin with spin against New Zealand

Bangladesh gave New Zealand a taste of their own medicine by attacking with two spinners from the start in their World Cup Pool A match in Hamilton on Friday.

Cricket World Cup: Guptill, Southee praise New Zealand fightback against Bangladesh
Cricket World Cup: Guptill, Southee praise New Zealand fightback against Bangladesh

Opener Martin Guptill and paceman Tim Southee praised New Zealand`s fightback in their hard-earned win over Bangladesh in Hamilton on Friday, hoping it will stand them in good stead in the knock-out stage.

South Africa vs Zimbabwe: Record-breakers David Miller and JP Duminy rescue Proteas
South Africa vs Zimbabwe: Record-breakers David Miller and JP Duminy rescue Proteas

David Miller and JP Duminy both smashed fighting hundreds in a record-breaking stand that took South Africa to 339 for four after a top-order collapse in their World Cup opener against Zimbabwe on Sunday.

Sri Lanka sink bumbling New Zealand in Hamilton, level series
Sri Lanka sink bumbling New Zealand in Hamilton, level series

Sri Lanka cruised to a six-wicket win in the second one-day international against New Zealand on Thursday, thanks to a masterful century from Tillakaratne Dilshan and a comedy of errors from the Black Caps.

Kane Williamson absence could be blessing in disguise for New Zealand
Kane Williamson absence could be blessing in disguise for New Zealand

Kane Williamson`s absence for possibly the next three matches against Sri Lanka could be a blessing in disguise for New Zealand, with the batting order given the opportunity to fine tune plans for the World Cup.

Norwich appoint Alex Neil as new boss
Norwich appoint Alex Neil as new boss

Norwich hired Alex Neil as their new boss on Friday after he left his role as player-manager of Scottish club Hamilton.

Prost, Heidfeld take new Formula E rivalry to Malaysia
Prost, Heidfeld take new Formula E rivalry to Malaysia

Nick Heidfeld and Nicolas Prost will take their new rivalry to Malaysia this weekend after their spectacular crash threatened to overshadow the inaugural Formula E electric car race in Beijing.

New Zealand PM invites Indian cricket fans to 2015 World Cup
New Zealand PM invites Indian cricket fans to 2015 World Cup

With 100 days to go before the commencement of the 2015 ICC World Cup, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Friday invited Indian cricket fans to visit his country during the Feb 14-March 29 event, to be co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia.

Zimbabwe select Masakadza brothers for Bangladesh tests
Zimbabwe select Masakadza brothers for Bangladesh tests

Zimbabwe have named three new caps, including a third Masakadza brother, in their 17-man test squad to tour Bangladesh later this month.

Taylor tells Kiwi strategy to flummox Indian bowlers

Revealing New Zealand`s strategy that has outwitted Indian bowlers in the ongoing ODI series, batsman Ross Taylor said the Kiwis have focussed on denying wickets to the visiting side`s spinners to wear out the rest of their attack.

Dhoni happy with tie but rues his side did not grab chances

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday rued that his side did not grab the chances that came their way in the tied third cricket one-dayer against New Zealand here but said he was happy that the visitors can at least draw the five-match series.

India back as No 1 after Australia lose to England

India on Saturday regained back their No 1 ranking in the ICC ODI list after Australia lost their fourth one day international against England by 57 runs thereby dropping to the second place in the 13-team table.

New Zealand looking to deliver knockout blow to India in third ODI

Having gone 2-0 up in the five-match series against India after a 15-run victory in Hamilton, New Zealand is now desperate to land the knockout blow by winning their next game and go up in the ranking table by winning the series.

Competition will make Windies a stronger force: Bravo

West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo says competition in the squad augurs well for better performances following a lopsided 203-run victory over New Zealand in the fifth and final One Day International (ODI) Wednesday.

Luke Ronchi likely to take up `permanent` wicketkeeper role for Kiwis

Luke Ronchi`s ticket into the New Zealand one-day team looks set to be extended after coach Mike Hesson confirmed skipper Brendon McCullum`s wicketkeeping days were all but over, according to reports.

Dhoni richer than Alonso, Hamilton, Bolt, Nadal, Djokovic!

Indian cricket team’s captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been ranked at 16th place on Forbes` list of highest-paid athletes in the world. Golfer Tiger Woods is the highest paid athlete, according to Forbes.