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Oprah Winfrey charms "chaotic" India at book event

JAIPUR, India (Reuters) – Amid raucous cheers from thousands of admirers, television superstar Oprah Winfrey praised the contrast of calm and chaos in India at the region’s largest literature festival fast becoming a global cultural gala. Considered one of the world’s most influential women, Winfrey lived up to her billing as the headline draw at an event boasting literary giants ...

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Sir Paul Smith’s Award Winning Paris Weekend

If any designer has had a busy weekend in Paris, it must be Sir Paul Smith who found time not only to stage a sleek runway show on the Rive Gauche, but also to receive the city’s highest honor on the other side of the Seine.

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Trial for accused fraudster Stanford opens today – Malaysia Star

Malaysia Star Trial for accused fraudster Stanford opens todayMalaysia StarIn the West Indies, he created the Stanford 20/20 Cricket tournament which, in 2008, captured a global television audience of 300 million. But his personal fiefdom began to crumble when it attracted scrutiny from US financial regulators and he was …Judge dismisses claims of ill-health to forge ahead with jury selection ...

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Damien Echols discusses life "West of Memphis"

PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) – Damien Echols was just a teenager when he and his two friends were tried and convicted of the murder of three young boys in West Memphis, Arkansas in 1993, a case that became known as the West Memphis Three. Echols, along with fellow teens Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley, are thought by some to be ...

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Lanvin’s Revolutionary Sporting Chic

Talk about a revolutionary fashion moment at Lanvin. They say you cannot invent much anymore in menswear, that the key is all about tweaking details. Well, the latest menswear collection from the house of Lanvin made a mockery of all that – so bold was its silhouette, so striking its mix of materials, so dramatic its sense of making truly ...

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Soccer-Malabo’s picturesque stadium still too big for Africa – Reuters Africa

Soccer-Malabo's picturesque stadium still too big for AfricaReuters AfricaBy Brian Homewood MALABO Jan 22 (Reuters) – Located at the foot of a lush tropical mountainside, with the sea only a couple of kilometres away, Malabo's stadium has the feel of a West Indies' cricket ground. Holding just under 16000 people, … and more »

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Gambhir talks tough because the bat’s not talking for India – Hindustan Times

haveeruonline Gambhir talks tough because the bat's not talking for IndiaHindustan TimesThe West Indies team of the late 1970s and 1980s went 15 years without losing a series, home or away. The predecessor to the current Australia team won on all conditions, including conquering the historic final frontier that was India. …Gambhir slams Aussie pitchesSkySportsThere must be at least two ...

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UCA Archives: A Brief History of UCA Women’s Soccer – Log Cabin Democrat

UCA Archives: A Brief History of UCA Women's SoccerLog Cabin DemocratThere were few women's soccer teams in the United States in 1920. According to David Litterer of the University of Massachusetts and author of “Women's Soccer History in the USA: An Overview,” an article in the American Soccer History Archives, …

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Bryce Dallas Howard gives birth to daughter

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Bryce Dallas Howard and her husband, Seth Gabel, welcomed their second child on Thursday, with the baby girl’s grandfather, filmmaker Ron Howard, announcing the happy news on Twitter. “Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel Born Jan 19 2012 8lbs 6oz Bryce & Baby B are spectacular Daddy Seth & brother Theo are beaming ear to ear ,” the ...

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West Indies Women to Face Indians at Home – Caribarena Antigua

Caribarena Antigua West Indies Women to Face Indians at HomeCaribarena AntiguaThe West Indies Cricket Board's Selection Panel today named a strong team to face India in an eight-match series next month. The Windies will host the Indians in three One-Day Internationals and five T20 Internationals between February 18 and March 4. …Windies cricket the loser in Gayle affairJamaica ObserverFormer Windies ...

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