Tag Archives: Star

Star that never fades – Soviet ice hockey legend Valeri Kharlamov would have turned 70 today

Soviet ice hockey idol Valeri Kharlamov, the World and Olympic Champion still considered one of the best players ever to put on skates, would have turned 70 on January 14 if not for his tragic passing in a car crash 36 years ago. During his glittering sports career spanning 13 years, Kharlamov won two Olympic gold medals and no fewer ...

Read More »

Arrival of Turkish star soccer player leads to scuffles at Istanbul Airport (VIDEO)

The arrival of renowned Turkish soccer player Arda Turan in Istanbul was marked with scuffles between police and fans, who were a bit too eager to greet the star. Emotions soared in Istanbul Ataturk Airport on Saturday, when around 200 fans of İstanbul Başakşehir FC gathered to greet their team’s new player. Renowned midfielder Arda Turan has returned to the ...

Read More »

Tennis star Petkovic drags official onto court for mid-match dance off (VIDEO)

A women’s exhibition tennis match unexpectedly hosted a dance-off when German tennis ace Andrea Petkovic took advantage of a weather break to throw some shapes with an umpire. During the fourth game of the second set at the annual Kooyong Classic in Melbourne, Petkovic, 30, entertained the crowd during a rain break with two solid minutes of jazzy dance moves. ...

Read More »

YouTube star pulls video after posting suicide victim footage

Published time: 2 Jan, 2018 09:50 YouTube star Logan Paul is under fire for posting a video showing the body of an apparent suicide victim in a forest in Japan. The 15-minute video was filmed in the Aokigahara forest at the foot of Mount Fuji. The forest is internationally known as a suicide black spot, and its trails feature signs ...

Read More »

F1 star Hamilton apologizes for ‘boys don’t wear princess dresses’ comment

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 10:59 Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has apologized for an Instagram video in which he criticized his young nephew for wearing a dress. The British F1 world champion had made the comments in a video posted on his Instagram account, apparently filmed on Christmas Day, which showed Hamilton’s young nephew wearing a pink and purple ...

Read More »

The tragic tale of Soviet gymnastics star Elena Mukhina

Eleven years ago, former gymnastics star Elena Mukhina, whose life and sports career were ruined by a tragic training accident, passed away in Moscow at the age of 46. Mukhina, the embodiment of elegance and strength, sacrificed her life and health in attempt to win an Olympic medal for her country. Her tragic story, which stunned the gymnastics world, is ...

Read More »

Neutron star merger left behind a black hole, study says

Published time: 24 Dec, 2017 09:36 A collapse of two neutron stars, which made headlines this year as the first-ever observation of gravitational waves confirmed by other signals, left behind a black hole, further study has revealed. The GW170817 event reported by scientists of LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) earlier this year is considered one of this year’s most significant ...

Read More »

Man bleeds out, reportedly too busy to notice fatal cut while playing Star Wars VR game

Published time: 23 Dec, 2017 12:44 Some video games require time and dedication, but dying for one might be a little too much. A man in Moscow was reportedly too busy playing a Star Wars virtual reality game to notice a cut on his head, which proved to be fatal. The body of the 44-year-old was discovered in his apartment, ...

Read More »

Irish heritage NGO struggles to save ancient Christian site from turning into ‘Star Wars island’

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 01:30 The Irish island of Skellig Michael has played a pivotal role in the latest Star Wars films, but Ireland’s tourist board’s rebranding of the early Christian site as a “fantasy film destination” has triggered an outcry. Recent campaigns from Tourism Ireland have heavily promoted the Star Wars connection with the small island off the ...

Read More »

US sprint star Justin Gatlin at center of fresh doping scandal

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 13:46 merican sprinter Justin Gatlin, who won the world 100m title this year, has been implicated in a fresh doping row after members of his team allegedly offered to supply performance-enhancing drugs to an undercover reporter. Posed as a movie producer, a reporter working for British newspaper the Telegraph visited Gatlin’s training camp in Florida ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!