Hollywood star Steven Seagal spent some time with Ramzan Kadyrov, the former militant fighter who now heads Chechnya, in the latest in a series of visits by Western celebrities to the volatile Russian republic. "The famous American actor, film producer, writer, director and martial arts expert (seventh dan aikido) Steven Seagal visited our republic today (Wednesday)," Kadyrov wrote on ...
Actress Kristen Stewart was reportedly nursing her broken heart by spending an entire day at singer Taylor Swift's house here. Stewart, 22, is once again going through a rough patch in her relationship with Robert Pattinson after he moved out of their love nest. It is said that he caught the actress' messages to director Rupert Sanders, with whom she had a fling in July last year. Stewart was ...
Singer Kanye West wants actor Will Smith to start making music again, but Smith says he needs to be "truly inspired". "I've been messing around with West. We went in the studio a couple times, so I might get the bug. I'm not going to do it unless I'm truly inspired, but he's been pushing me a little bit," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Smith as saying. Smith's last album released in ...
Singer Dannii Minogue says the pressure of fame when she started her singing career in the 1980s, was awful. But she admits she has learnt to tackle it over the years. The 41-year-old, a former judge of reality show "The X Factor", admits that the fear is all in one's head. "I think it's because if you build something up in your head you get a fear of it. It was just like having a fear of ...
Pop star Jennifer Lopez will reportedly perform on the semi-final episode of music reality show "Britain's Got Talent", and sing her latest track "Live it up". Pop star Demi Lovato might also sing her new single "Heart attack", reports thesun.co.uk. Other performers include singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding, who will sing her recent releases "Explosions" and "Anything can happen". Olly Murs ...
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A Brooklyn gospel singer has sued McDonald's alleging her voice has been ruined after she swallowed a piece of glass that was in her chicken sandwich. Jacqueline Simpson told the New York Post that the glass left her with a "hoarse, rattly voice" and unable to sing soprano like she used to, Radar online reported. Simpson, who filed the lawsuit in Brooklyn Supreme Court, revealed she ate the ...
Will Smith has revealed that rapper Kanye West has "been pushing" him to return to the music scene. The 44-year-old actor told HipHollywood.com that he has been messing around with West and both of them have been to studio a couple of times, the New York Daily News reported. Smith, who was a successful rapper before he made his way to superstardom as an actor, added that he is not going to ...
A foundation set up by late singer Amy Winehouse's father Mitch reportedly raised nearly 1.9 million pounds (over $2,000,000) in a year. The foundation helps homeless people, drug addicts and promotes young musicians. "We are honoured we can help so many young people in Amy's name. Good everyone was involved," thesun.co.uk quoted Mitch as saying. The foundation collected more than 700,000 ...
Microsoft has unveiled its latest video gaming console 'Xbox One' which is believed to transform games, TV and entertainment for the 21st century living room. The latest console reportedly promises a vision of the future. According to a report by the Mirror, 'Xbox One' will allow users to turn on the device with words like "Xbox On", and "snap" will allow users to watch two things at ...
An Indian film festival, where hugely popular Bollywood movies like "Lage Raho Munnabhai" will be screened, is to be held here to commemorate the 40th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and South Korea. The festival will be held at CGV Yeouido, IFC Mall, May 24-28. It has been organised by the Indian embassy with the support of CGV, the Indian tourism ministry ...
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With the absence of Chinese star Liu Xiang, American David Oliver topped the men's 110-metre hurdles at the 2013 IAAF World Challenge Beijing here, while China's Li Jinzhe continued his good form and grabbed a second win in the men's long jump.
Oliver, bronze medallist in the event at the 2008 Beijing Games, held off the challenge of London Olympic runner-up Jason Richardson and Jamaica's Dwight Thomas to secure the win in 13.16 seconds here Tuesday, reports Xinhua. Thomas trailed in 13.44, while Richardson settled for the third place in 13.48.
Ryan Wilson of the US came fourth in 13.56, while Chinese Shi Dongpeng ranked fifth in 13.57.
Three days after wining the men's long jump title at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai, Li Jinzhe of China collected another victory with an 8.31-metre leap.
The 23-year-old bettered his personal best with a world leading 8.34-metre winning mark in Shanghai last Saturday, beating the past three Olympic champions - Dwight Phillips, 2004; Irving Saladino, 2008; and Greg Rutherford, London 2012 - to claim the title.
This time also, Li was facing a strong field including Panama's Beijing Olympic champion Saladino and three of the last four IAAF World Indoor Championships gold medallists: Ghana's Ignisious Gaisah, South Africa's Godfrey Mokoena and Australia's Fabrice Lapierre, who won their titles in 2006, 2008 and 2010, respectively. ...
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