Pharrell Williams to kick off National Football League (NFL)

Grammy-winning singer Pharrell Williams is set to perform outside of CenturyLink Field in Seattle on September 4 to help kick off the 95th season of NFL.

Masaba Gupta, Amit Aggarwal to open LFW 2014

Masaba, known for her prints, and Amit, the man synonymous with edgy and futuristic fashion, will display their collections Aug 19 at Palladium Hotel, a day prior to the fashion week scheduled Aug 20-24, said a statement.

Pitbull excited to perform at World Cup opening ceremony

American rapper Pitbull, whose FIFA World Cup 2014 anthem `Ole Ola` has already become a chartbuster, is looking forward to perform at the opening ceremony on June 12 in Brazil along with local singer Claudia Leitte.

Google doodles for London Olympics opening ceremony

Internet giant Google joined the celebration with a London Olympics 2012 Doodle.

Danny Boyle opens casting call for 2012 Olympic shows

Danny Boyle is reportedly on the hunt for 10,000 talented people for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Shah Rukh Khan to perform at the opening of IPL?

The fourth season of Indian Premier League just got bigger! According to sources, superstar Shah Rukh Khan is most likely to perform at the opening ceremony of IPL on Friday.The actor is all set to inaugurate the ceremony with a rocking performance. SRK's team Kolkata Knight Riders would be playing the first match against Chennai Super Kings on the same day. Let’s hope the opening ceremony is a cracker of an event!

Bryan Adams to perform at World Cup opening ceremony

Popular Canadian singer Bryan Adams will be the only western artist to perform at the opening ceremony for the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh.Adams will stay one more day in Dhaka for a special acoustic concert featuring songs from his current CD "Bare Bones", before finishing this leg of the tour in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Ajay Devgn to attend IFFI opening ceremony

Bollywood superstar Ajay Devgn will be present at the opening ceremony of the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here Monday.

India`s big moment is here: Kalmadi

Suresh Kalmadi said that "India`s big moment is here" and country will host the best ever Games.

Little-known facts of the CWG opening ceremony

About 1,200 moving lights, 25
stacks of speakers and about 2,700 shots of fireworks spread
across the roof of the JLN Stadium combined with
a stage weighing 500 tonnes to create a spectacular opening
ceremony of the CWG.

Yoga performance enthralls audience at CWG opening

With body, mind and soul in
unison, over 800 performers gave a stunning performance of
Yoga forming the shape of a sun using most difficult `asans`
(postures) at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony on Sunday.

Loud cheers for Pakistan at CWG opening ceremony

The Pakistani contingent got a grand welcome as it marched into the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games here Sunday.

Fennell thanks India for warmth, hospitality

Commonwealth Games Federation chief Michael Fennell Sunday thanked the Indian people for their hospitality and warmth, saying athletes and officials of all teams were touched by it.

Delhi markets, govt offices to remain closed on Oct 3 and Oct 14

Delhi Government today directed
all shops and commercial establishments in the city to remain
closed on Oct 3 and Oct 14, the days of opening and closing
ceremonies of the Commonwealth Games respectively.

SRK may attend CWG opening ceremony

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is expected to attend the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games on October 3.

Opening ceremony on schedule even if it rains: Bhanot

Commonwealth Games Organising
Committee today tried to put up a brave face and said even if
it downpours on October 3 the opening ceremony of the
megaevent will not be "rescheduled".

Youth Olympics officially opened

The inaugural Youth Olympic Games officially opened in a spectacular blaze of colour in Singapore.

Thousands rock Soweto at World Cup concert

Thousands of people rocked Orlando Stadium in South Africa`s biggest township on Thursday, singing in harmony at the official World Cup concert on the eve of the world`s most watched sporting event.