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German tennis legend Boris Becker auction exceeds expectations

An auction to settle part of Boris Becker's bankruptcy has raised more than a million British pounds. Trustees auctioning the items said they capitalized on the tennis season, especially Wimbledon....

German tennis legend Boris Becker auction exceeds expectations

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Boris Becker selling tennis trophies and medals to pay off debts German tennis legend Boris Becker is auctioning off items from his illustrious career to pay off the debts he owes after being declared bankrupt two years ago....
21:13 2019-07-08

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month....
11:00 2019-07-05

Becker's trophy auction raises over 680,000 pounds An online auction of German tennis great Boris Becker's trophies and memorabilia has raised more than 680,000 pounds ($852,652), with his 1989 U.S. Open trophy attracting the highest bid of 150,250 pounds....
08:39 2019-07-12

Boris Becker: we should question the quality and attitude of the under-28 men • SW19’s youngest male champion laments lack of challenge• So-called big three have won 53 grand slam events all toldBoris Becker was 17 when he lit up Wimbledon for the first time, 34 years ago, and he cannot wait for a teenager to win the men’s title again. Indeed he is frustrated that no young st...
01:13 2019-06-11

Tennis Legends: Was Federer right to return to clay? Plus, McEnroe, Becker and Wilander rank majors "John McEnroe, Boris Becker and Mats Wilander discuss whether Roger Federer was right to return to clay at Roland Garros, react to Nick Kyrgios saying the French Open \u0027sucks\u0027, and how do the guys rank the four Grand Slams?"...
19:39 2019-05-31

Novak Djokovic Equals Boris Becker Mark With Wimbledon Last 16 Spot Defending champion Novak Djokovic went level with Boris Becker's mark of 12 appearances in the Wimbledon fourth round on Friday despite a mid-match blip. Roger Federer and Jimmy Connors lead the way......
22:13 2019-07-05

Wimbledon crowd should show Novak Djokovic more respect after fifth title, says Boris Becker Boris Becker has called on tennis fans to show Novak Djokovic the respect he deserves after the Serb claimed his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday....
01:26 2019-07-16

Boris Becker's ex: I was so scared after Wimbledon Prowler raid I moved to a hotel The estranged wife of tennis legend Boris Becker has revealed how falling victim to the notorious Wimbledon Prowler left her terrified in her own home, as the prolific thief faced being handed a long prison sentence today....
18:26 2019-06-21

'Wimbledon Prowler' jailed: Notorious burglar who targeted wealthy home-owners including Boris Becker is sentenced to 14 years behind bars The notorious burglar known as the Wimbledon Prowler who targeted wealthy home-owners including tennis ace Boris Becker in a "militaristic" crime spree stretching over a decade has been jailed for 14 years....
18:26 2019-06-21

Broadway legend’s daughter at center of wild Boris Johnson scandal Eve Leigh and her husband admitted Saturday that they called the cops Friday about the plate-smashing row between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his live-in gal pal, Carrie Symonds, and then tipped off the press....
00:26 2019-06-24

European shares dip on trade, German 5G auction lifts telecom index European shares dipped on Thursday, tracking Asian markets lower after more violent protests in Hong Kong and weighed down by doubts over the United States and China's ability to reach a trade deal any time soon....
10:52 2019-06-13

Martina Navratilova: Tennis legend and Trump critic told to remove 'impeach' cap at Wimbledon Tennis superstar and outspoken Donald Trump critic Martina Navratilova caused controversy by wearing a cap saying "impeach" during a match at Wimbledon....
20:13 2019-07-10

Tennis Legends: Gauff the future! How can Osaka and Zverev love tennis again? "Mats Wilander, Boris Becker and John McEnroe sit down at Wimbledon and rave about the 15-year-old phenomenon Cori Gauff and what Naomi Osaka and Alexander Zverev need to do to rediscover their form and love of tennis."...
14:52 2019-07-04

Tennis: French tennis surrounded by gloom ahead of Roland Garros A combination of injuries, a lack of confidence and poor results mean there is a little chance of a French player shining at Roland Garros this year let alone claiming a title that has eluded the country's men since 1983 and the women since 2000....
00:52 2019-05-26

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for development of the region....
04:26 2019-07-04

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro....
18:52 2019-07-03

Iranian media say uranium stockpile exceeds 2015 limits Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency says the country’s enriched uranium stockpile has passed the 300-kilogram limit set by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
14:13 2019-07-01

Iran exceeds uranium caps set by nuclear deal, foreign minister says Iran's enriched low-grade uranium stockpiles have exceeded the 300 kilogram limit set by the 2015 nuclear deal, marking Tehran's first major breach of the landmark accord since US President Donald Trump withdrew from the agreement in 2018....
18:26 2019-07-01

Djokovic deserves more respect, says Becker "Novak Djokovic has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday, will not be satisfied until he is considered the greatest of all time, Boris Becker has said."...
10:00 2019-07-15

CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Futures Single-Day Volume Exceeds 100,000 Contracts for First Time CHICAGO, June 16, 2011 - CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) announced today that trading volume in futures based on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) established a new single-day record of 101,200 contracts on Thursday. Today's record marked the first time VIX futures volume has exceeded 100,000 ...
08:26 2019-05-22

Iran's stock of enriched uranium exceeds nuclear deal's limit, IAEA says Iran has followed through on its threat to breach a central limit of its nuclear deal with major powers, accumulating more enriched uranium than allowed under the accord, the International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed on Monday....
15:39 2019-07-01

Djokovic will not ease up in quest to be greatest: Becker Novak Djokovic has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday, will not be satisfied until he is considered the greatest of all time, Boris Becker has said....
10:52 2019-07-15

‘My Halloween with Becker’ – Djokovic’s Instagram interview "Novak Djokovic talks us through his best Instagram photos, featuring tales of fancy dress, Best Man duties and spending Halloween with Boris Becker."...
10:13 2019-06-05

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Daily Volume Exceeds 100 Million Shares for the First Time CHICAGO, August 25, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Tuesday, August 24 totaled a daily record of 118.8 million shares. This is the first time since CBSX launched in 2007 that daily volume has exceeded 100 million shares in a single day. CBSX share vol...
10:26 2019-05-22

| Becker's missing trophies still taxing bankruptcy trustees One of the bankruptcy trustees handling the case of Boris Becker has appealed to anyone who might have any of the German's missing trophies to come forward....
17:00 2019-07-09

Becker slates younger generation's inability to challenge 'big three' Boris Becker says younger players on the men's tour do not have the right mindset to challenge the "big three" of Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the Grand Slams....
10:13 2019-06-11

Zverev poised to present Roland Garros hurdle to Djokovic, says Becker Alexander Zverev is finding top form at just the right time and is set to present a considerable Roland Garros barrier to top seed Novak Djokovic, said Boris Becker....
16:39 2019-06-05

CBOE NOVEMBER DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS: YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME EXCEEDS ONE BILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, December 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during November 2009 averaged 4.2 million contracts per day, down eight percent from November 2008 average daily volume (ADV) of 4.6 million contracts. Total options volume during the month dropp...
13:26 2019-05-22

‘Toy Story 4’ opens big but below expectations with $118M Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life after a three-week sequels slump, but its $118 million debut came in below industry expectations...
03:26 2019-06-24

TJX quarterly same-store sales top expectations TJX Cos Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly same-store sales on Tuesday, as the off-price retailer's steep discounts brought more shoppers to its Marshalls and HomeGoods stores....
15:52 2019-05-21

‘Toy Story 4’ opens below expectations with $118 million NEW YORK (AP) — “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film’s below-expectations debut didn’t quell continuing concerns about a rocky summer movie season. The “T...
20:39 2019-06-23

Women's World Cup 2019: what are your hopes and expectations? The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away. How will your country fare? Host nation France kick off the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Friday as they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes. They are one of several sides fancying their chances of lifting the trophy on 7 July. US...
15:26 2019-06-03

How to make cloud expectations meet reality Digital transformation has well and truly become a requirement for businesses to thrive and the cloud is a key enabler for meeting this, delivering scalability, reducing costs, and laying the foundation for innovation. Yet the complexity that comes with migrating to the cloud means the reality is fa...
18:52 2019-07-03

Expectations low for Trump-Xi talks, preparations limited With under three weeks to go before proposed talks between the Chinese and U.S. leaders, expectations for progress toward ending the trade war are low and sources say there has been little preparation for a meeting even as the health of the world economy is at stake....
08:00 2019-06-12

GM: Expectations 'growing' for talent-laden Nets In the wake of an eventful free-agency period that saw the Nets add Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan, GM Sean Marks spoke to the need to "stand true to who we have been for three years."...
02:39 2019-07-10

It’s time for the Islanders to meet their raised expectations Think about this: Since the Islanders’ new owners took control just over three years ago, they have amicably parted ways with an embedded, complacent and unsuccessful front office; filled the void by hiring one of the most successful executives in New York-area sports history; hired a coach just mon...
03:26 2019-07-14

Trey Gowdy on Mueller testimony: 'Set low expectations' As Special Counsel Robert Mueller is set to testify this month on his Russia investigation report, former congressman Trey Gowdy has something to say to Republicans who will be asking questions during the hearings....
10:39 2019-07-02

Inaugural Nations League surpasses most expectations PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The Estádio do Dragão was still filled as Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates congratulated each other and waited for the trophy presentation after Portugal won the UEFA Nations League title. When Ronaldo lifted the trophy, the crowd erupted in cheers. Confetti and fireworks w...
12:13 2019-06-10

American Airlines Raises Revenue Expectations American Airlines raised its unit revenue expectations for the second quarter due to fuller flights and said it will take a roughly $185 million profit hit related to the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX fleet....
17:13 2019-07-10

Illumina plunges after slashing revenue expectations Illumina said it now expects revenue to grow about 6% this fiscal year. That's far below its previous projection for about 13% to 14% revenue growth in fiscal 2019....
01:39 2019-07-12

Dollar Falls as Expectations Build of a Rate Cut The Mexican peso fell against the dollar, pressured by flaring trade worries between Mexico and the U.S., but the greenback declined against many major currencies....
00:01 2019-06-04

iPhone 11 price and release date: our expectations Every year, by the time summer rolls around, we already being flooded with leaks about the upcoming iPhone models. This year is no exception, as we already know about the controversial camera bump redesign that’s going to define the new iPhones, the removal of 3D Touch, and (possibly) the introducti...
11:52 2019-06-19

Doom Eternal interview — aiming to surpass expectations Doom Eternal is one of the more exciting sequels in delevopment. The Doom reboot of 2016 shocked a lot of people, including me, with its quality. Doom seemed like old news. Now it’s maybe the best single-player first-person shooter series out there. Eternal is coming out for PlayStation 4, Xbo...
07:39 2019-06-10

Stitch Fix spikes after beating earnings and revenue expectations Shares of Stitch Fix soared 26% in after-market trading Wednesday after the online personal styling company reported it beat earnings and sales expectations in the fiscal third quarter of 2019....
00:26 2019-06-06

Daimler cuts profit expectations on diesel issues Daimler has cut its earnings outlook for this year after lifting provisions for issues related to diesel vehicles by "a high three-digit million euro amount", the carmaker said on Sunday....
20:26 2019-06-23

Tempered expectations of Fed rate cut sink stocks globally A strong U.S. jobs report that tempered expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month and weak economic data in Germany helped push global stock indices lower on Friday after hitting record highs earlier this week....
20:13 2019-07-05

Best Buy first-quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations Best Buy's first-quarter earnings have beat Wall Street expectations. Net income was 98 cents per share.        ...
17:52 2019-05-23

Fed Expectations Trigger Record Run of Outflows in Leveraged Loans Funds that specialize in buying junk-rated corporate loans have recorded net outflows for 33 consecutive weeks, a record streak that highlights the diminished appeal of floating-rate debt when the Fed is expected to start cutting interest rates....
21:39 2019-07-08

How Rangers, fans should manage Kaapo Kakko expectations Kaapo Kakko went No. 2 in the 2019 NHL Draft and wears No. 24 on his back, but 18 is the number the Rangers and their delirious fan base should never forget. That is his age. By every account and through every eye test, the Blueshirts have themselves a special young man and an especially......
08:00 2019-06-22

Soccer: Holders U.S. shrug off weight of World Cup expectations Few of the 24 women's World Cup teams arriving in France for next month's tournament will bear the weight of expectation quite like reigning champions the United States....
04:52 2019-05-25

New customer expectations are rewriting the digital transformation playbook Customers expect constant innovation. We are now entering an era where a company’s ability to provide innovative experiences is as important as the quality of its products. New 2019 research found that 84% of customers now consider these factors equally when deciding who to buy from....
18:52 2019-06-12

U.S. job growth surges, July rate cut expectations intact U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
22:52 2019-07-05

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved of late, their credibility should be questioned....
16:13 2019-06-14

April existing home sales down 0.4%, miss expectations CNBC's Diana Olick reports on new numbers showing existing home sales for the month of April were down 0.4 percent, vs. an expected gain of 2.7 percent....
16:39 2019-05-21

U.S. corn plantings top expectations despite floods; prices sink U.S. farmers planted more corn than expected despite heavy rains and flooding that market watchers had said kept farmers out of the fields for much of the spring, the U.S. government said on Friday....
20:52 2019-06-28

Daimler warns of second-quarter profit significantly below expectations Luxury carmaker Daimler on Friday warned investors that it expected a second-quarter loss before interest and taxes of 1.6 billion euros ($1.80 billion) after a 2.6 billion profit posted in the year earlier period....
11:26 2019-07-12

Sabres’ Skinner tells AP he welcomes higher expectations BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner tells The Associated Press he is grateful for the faith the Buffalo Sabres showed in making him their second highest-paid player and welcomes the increased expectations that come with his newly signed eight-year, $72 million contract. Skinner says it’s his job...
00:00 2019-06-09

AB InBev's Asian Unit Damps IPO Price Expectations Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Asian unit has guided investors to expect its IPO to price in the lower half of a previously indicated range, though that would still make it the world’s largest stock-market debut this year....
12:26 2019-07-11

Wall Street dips as rate cut expectations relax U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes, following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting....
22:52 2019-07-05

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
22:13 2019-06-14

Dow futures rise on expectations for the Fed to lower rates this month U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Wednesday as investors bet on a potential rate cut from the Federal Reserve later this month after the release of weaker-than-expected economic data....
15:26 2019-07-03

Emerging Markets Cut Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the U.S. gives developing markets the room to stimulate their economies....
21:39 2019-06-14

Oil surges on tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
23:26 2019-06-13

WRAPUP 5-U.S. job growth surges, July rate cut expectations intact U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
22:26 2019-07-05

Wayfair walkout signals rising expectations for companies to take a stand An employee protest over Wayfair’s business with a detention center that holds migrant children has become an inflection point in how consumers and work interact with major corporations....
05:00 2019-06-28

Stephen Curry: New-look Warriors aren’t changing title expectations New roster, same goals. Stephen Curry isn’t spending much time worrying about the departure of teammates like Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston. Instead, as he prepared for a celebrity golf tournament, the Warriors star said he was looking forward to a new challenge next season...
22:39 2019-07-12

Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations Mario Draghi's dramatic Tuesday hints of further monetary easing by the European Central Bank has stabilized collapsing euro zone inflation expectations, but the departing ECB chief will struggle to calm market fears of Japan-style economic stagnation....
09:13 2019-06-20

Niko Kovac: Caught in the trap of Bayern Munich's expectations Though Niko Kovac has led Bayern Munich to the Bundesliga title, his long-term prospects are anything but secure. The Croatian, in his first year at Bayern, has both supporters and detractors in high places at the club....
14:39 2019-05-21

Asian stocks hobbled by fading expectations for aggressive Fed rate cut Asian stocks struggled to rebound on Tuesday as investors came to terms with sharply reduced expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July....
05:13 2019-07-09

Democratic Debate Ratings Exceed NBC’s Expectations, at 15.3 Million Viewers Even 16 months before Election Day, interest in the campaign is intense. Wednesday’s TV audience nearly equaled the record for a Democratic primary debate....
23:13 2019-06-27

Ross Tempers Expectations of a U.S.-China Trade Deal at G-20 Meeting Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross played down prospects of a major trade deal if President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet at the Group of 20 summit this month, but he said he believes the two sides will ultimately get back to negotiations....
02:00 2019-06-17

U.S. Inflation Expectations Decline to Lowest Level Since Late 2017, N.Y. Fed Says Inflation expectations are continuing to fall, in what is likely to be a worrisome development for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates whether to lower its short-term rate target....
15:00 2019-06-11

Samsung Electronics says second-quarter operating profit likely 56% down, beats expectations South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday said its second-quarter operating profit likely fell 56% from a year earlier, beating analyst estimates....
02:39 2019-07-05

China's new measures to spur car sales fall short of expectations China announced a series of measures on Thursday to revive slumping car sales, but failed to meet market expectations as it included no plans to relax controls over the issuance of new licenses for traditional-fuel cars in major cities....
15:26 2019-06-06

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria ready to meet country's expectations Algeria's victory against Senegal secured "The Greens" a spot in the knockout rounds of the Africa Cup of Nations. The performance was also a statement of intent from an Algeria side that wants to win it all....
04:39 2019-06-28

Garden tools maker Husqvarna second-quarter profit just lags expectations Sweden's Husqvarna reported on Tuesday a slightly smaller increase than expected in second-quarter operating profit as savings and price hikes helped offset subdued demand due to a slow start of the gardening season....
09:26 2019-07-16

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
20:52 2019-05-21

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
07:13 2019-07-04

'Toy Story 4' opens with franchise high of $118 million, but falls short of expectations "Toy Story 4" catapulted to the top of the weekend box office with a $118 million haul in the U.S. The film had the third-highest debut of 2019 and the highest debut of any "Toy Story" film....
18:26 2019-06-23

Nike just missed Wall Street's profit expectations for the first time in 27 quarters (NKE) AP/Mary Altaffer Nike shares slipped late Thursday after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings. Wall Street has maintained its overwhelmingly bullish view on the shoe giant amid investors' fears around business in China, where the broader economy is slowing. A declining number of retailers ...
06:13 2019-06-28

GLOBAL MARKETS-Tempered expectations of Fed rate cut sink stocks globally A strong U.S. jobs report that tempered expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month and weak economic data in Germany helped push global stock indices lower on Friday after hitting record highs earlier this week....
20:52 2019-07-05

Emerging Markets Cut Interest Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the U.S. gives developing markets the room to stimulate their economies....
17:52 2019-06-14

Stocks rise on firm rate-cut expectations though trade worries loom A broad index of stocks around the world edged higher on Thursday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest-rate cut, though concerns about global trade tensions capped gains....
21:13 2019-07-11

Galaxy Note 10 price and release date expectations: in-depth analysis The Galaxy Note 10 is almost around the corner, and because of that, there is an abundance of leaks and rumors surrounding Samsung's upcoming heavyweight smartphone. We already know quite a bit about the specs of this future powerhouse, and we've even seen concept renders based on leaked information...
20:26 2019-06-14

Citigroup just beat analysts’ profit expectations on gains from Tradeweb IPO Citigroup beat analysts’ expectations on gains from the initial public offering of electronic bond trading platform Tradeweb.       ...
19:00 2019-07-15

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St notches record highs on Fed rate-cut expectations All three major indexes posted record closing highs on Friday as solid expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate earnings season....
23:00 2019-07-12

Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
23:00 2019-06-04

UPDATE 2-Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
03:00 2019-06-05

Asia shares set to decline amid dampened expectations for Fed to slash interest rates Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Monday after a strong jobs report last Friday stateside moderated expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could soon be making a move on interest rates....
02:13 2019-07-08

Samsung Electronics profit guidance beats expectations on one-off gains, outlook weak Samsung Electronics Co Ltd forecast a steep plunge in its second-quarter operating profit as the U.S.-China trade war wreaks havoc in global chip and smartphone markets, although one-off gains helped it beat analyst expectations....
05:13 2019-07-05

Europe stocks slightly higher after China data meets expectations; Galapagos up 17% European stocks returned to positive territory Monday afternoon, during a choppy session amid worries China's economy is slowing due to a trade war with the U.S....
17:00 2019-07-15

Shares of Victoria's Secret-owner L Brands spike nearly 11% after beating earnings expectations Shares of L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, rose nearly 11% in aftermarket trading Wednesday after the company reported it beat revenue and earnings expectations....
23:00 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs profit beats expectations on equity trading, lending Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as the Wall Street investment bank benefited from higher equity trading and an increase in lending to its wealthy clients and companies....
15:52 2019-07-16

Target’s online game hits mark as first quarter earnings beat expectations Target earnings for the first quarter beat expectations on nearly every level, as its campaign to let customers do more online pays off.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

I went to Seattle’s retro-gaming paradise, and it blew away my expectations — see what it’s like to visit the legendary 'Pink Gorilla' Ben Gilbert/Business Insider Seattle is home to an iconic video game store named "Pink Gorilla." The store has two locations, and aims to re-create the organized chaos of Tokyo's gaming stores. On a trip to Seattle in January, I went to the original Pink Gorilla location to see what all the hype wa...
03:52 2019-07-08

The next Legend of Zelda is in development Nintendo closed out this year's Nintendo Direct as E3 with quite the surprise sneak peek: an early look at the next Legend of Zelda game. While plot details and game play are of course, under wraps, the video showed Link and Zelda exploring a cave an......
20:26 2019-06-11

Disney's 'Aladdin' tops Memorial Day weekend box office with $207M worldwide; other debuts miss expectations The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office this Memorial Day weekend, earning more than $207 million worldwide since its debut. Other new movies in theaters this holiday weekend -- the horror "Brightburn” and the critically acclaimed teen comedy "...
03:13 2019-05-27

Fantasy Baseball: Setting realistic expectations for Austin Riley, the ultimate sell-high candidate Austin Riley is the talk of the Fantasy Baseball world right now, but there are red flags, according to Scott White, that might make him worth shopping....
16:52 2019-06-04

Red Sox legend Ortiz stable after shooting in DR Former Red Sox slugger and Dominican star David Ortiz is expected to make a full recovery after being shot at a club in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, his father told local reporters....
09:52 2019-06-10

XFL legend ‘He Hate Me’ missing for nearly a week A former NFL running back best known for his XFL nickname has been missing for nearly a week, South Carolina authorities said Tuesday. Rod Smart, better known as “He Hate Me” from the XFL’s lone season, was last seen early Wednesday in Indian Land while driving a silver 2016 Nissan Maxima with...
20:52 2019-06-18

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and sound, Dr. John’s accomplishments were as numerous as they were colorful. After all, how many other ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Going, going, gone: Sotheby’s auction house sold for $3.7bn Patrick Drahi, a French-Israeli telecoms billionaire, takes 275-year-old company private Sotheby’s has agreed to a takeover by the billionaire art collector Patrick Drahi, in a $3.7bn (£2.9bn) deal that restores the auction house to private ownership after three decades on the stock market.The New Y...
01:26 2019-06-18

The Last New Saab With Just Three Miles on the Clock Is Going Up for Auction Saab, as most of us know, is quite the busy zombie. It died, was retrieved from the great beyond by the confusingly named Chinese company National Electric Vehicle Sweden, and later formed loose ties to supercar maker Koenigsegg. Now, the last new Saab, which is technically five years old, is for sa...
01:26 2019-06-08

AT&T, T-Mobile Are Top Spenders in Airwaves Auction AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile were the biggest spenders on a pair of Federal Communications Commission auctions designed to spark investment in next-wave 5G networks, according to results released Monday....
05:39 2019-06-04

Gun that likely killed Vincent van Gogh goes on auction Bidders, lend them your ear! The gun Vincent van Gogh is believed to have killed himself with will hit the auction block in Paris next week, according to reports. The weather-worn revolver — dubbed “the most famous weapon in art history”— is expected to fetch up to $67,000 when it goes up for sale J...
20:13 2019-06-14

Intel announces major 5G IP auction After announcing that it will exit the 5G modem market back in April, Intel has put its IP related to cellular wireless connectivity up for auction as the chipmaker looks to unload around 8,500 assets from its massive portfolio.Although the company supplied 4G modem chips for Apple's iPhone for...
23:39 2019-07-01

Bullish Rhian Brewster response hints at Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's great expectations There was a brief moment during Jurgen Klopp's post-match scrum at Prenton Park on Thursday evening in which the Liverpool manager unexpectedly bristled....
16:39 2019-07-12

Auto industry legend Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Father of the Mustang, midwife to the minivan, rescuer of Chrysler Corp., Lee Iacocca changed the course of automotive history.        ...
04:00 2019-07-03

Formula One legend Niki Lauda dies at 70 Racing driver Niki Lauda, three-time Formula One champion, has passed away surrounded by family. His death has triggered an outpouring of praise for a man whose comeback from a horrific crash inspired F1 fans worldwide....
14:39 2019-05-21

Auto Industry Legend Lee Iacocca Dead at 94 Lee Iacocca, one of the true legends of the auto industry died at 7:30 this morning at his home in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Iacocca was known for many things, but is probably best remembered as the man who was the driving force behind the Ford Mustang, and the CEO that ma...
09:00 2019-07-03

Nighttime podcast recap: The legend of ‘Glove Guy’ When host Jordan Bonaparte first heard of Halifax's "Glove Guy," he immediately dismissed it as untrue or an exaggeration. His initial conclusion couldn't have been more wrong....
03:26 2019-06-01

New Cars That Need to Die (and Driving a '90s JDM Rally Cheating Legend) Automotive technology changes, design moves forward, performance capabilities climb. But for some reason there are cars that seem to not even get a hint of that innovation. Cars like the Mitsubishi Mirage, the Chevy Impala, and even the Toyota Land Cruiser—how and why do they still exist in their cu...
00:13 2019-06-22

Lewis Chessman Bought for £5 Sells at Auction for £735,000 In the early 1800s, an ancient treasure washed up on the Isle of Lewis in westernmost Scotland – 78 ornately-carved chess pieces made from walrus ivory dating back to the 12th century.   ...
21:39 2019-07-02

Christie’s goes forward with King Tut statue auction Christie’s is going forward with the auction of a 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun despite protests from the Egyptian government...
19:13 2019-07-04

Baseball signed by Hall of Famers gets $236,389 at auction A baseball signed by 11 of Major League Baseball’s original Hall of Fame inductees in 1939 fetched $236,389 at the Lelands Spring Classic Auction. Among the other highlights were: an original team photo of the 1914 Baltimore Orioles featuring Babe Ruth, which sold for a record $190,373; a Bobb...
07:26 2019-06-10

Dagger, ring of Taj Mahal builder set for auction A ring and a dagger once owned by the builder of the Taj Mahal were on display Thursday ahead of an auction of jewels and weapons from Indian royalty at Christie's in New York. (June 13)       ...
20:52 2019-06-13

‘Substantial’ lock of Beethoven’s hair goes up for auction LONDON — British auction house Sotheby’s plans to sell on Tuesday what it says is a “substantial” lock of Ludwig van Beethoven’s hair that the German composer himself cut off and gave to a pianist friend in 1826. The lock is expected to fetch up to £15,000 ($19,000) but the director of books and man...
17:52 2019-06-11

Painting attributed to Caravaggio on display before auction Visitors were given one last chance to admire a 400-year-old painting attributed to Italian master Caravaggio, or raise questions about the work found in an attic, before it goes on the auction block at month’s end in Toulouse...
15:52 2019-06-14

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
15:26 2019-06-13

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and should be returned....
12:13 2019-06-12

'TinTin' artwork sells for $1.1 million at auction An original drawing from the first published "Tintin" story, signed by the artist, has been sold at auction in Dallas. The beloved Belgian comic series has been translated into more than 70 languages....
05:26 2019-06-10

Auction giants try new tack to track used cars Drones, beacons and devices that plug into OBD-II ports are part of the next wave of technology being used to track the sea of vehicles on Manheim and ADESA auction lots....
06:13 2019-06-22

Whodunnit! The secret artists' auction – in pictures Pictures on a Postcard auctions anonymous signed works by big-name photographers from Larry Clark to Roger Ballen, Todd Hido and Karen Knorr. Here are our favourites … Continue reading......
15:00 2019-05-21

The diary of Britain’s most prolific executioner is up for auction An execution diary kept by Britain's most famous hangman is up at auction for $31,600. Albert Pierrepoint is responsible for the deaths of around 600 people during his 25-year career as an executioner in the mid-20th Century....
00:52 2019-05-24

Battle-scarred U.S. flag from D-Day landing goes up for auction A battle-scarred American flag believed to be the first planted on Omaha beach during the 1944 D-Day landings is expected to fetch more than $55,000 at auction next week, Heritage Auctions said on Monday....
12:52 2019-06-04

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far....
21:26 2019-05-23

Shipwreck's 350-Year-Old Bottles of Wine Are Up for Auction - Would You Take a Sip? Divers have uncovered many treasures and rare items from the seafloor. Some years ago, a team of divers recovered a collection of wine-bottles from a shipwreck in the North Sea. They date back over 300 years and the wine is about to be sold at one of the world’s most prestigious auction houses, Chri...
23:52 2019-06-05

Hermès Birkin bag sells for £162,500 in London auction Birkin 35 sells for over double its estimate at Christie’s sale which fetched £3.4mA Hermès Birkin bag sold for £162,500 at Christie’s, in London, on Tuesday, shattering its predicted sales price of £70-90,000.The 2015 Himalaya niloticus crocodile Birkin 35 was not the only bag to exceed expectation...
21:00 2019-06-12

Gun allegedly used in Van Gogh's death sold at auction A gun dubbed "the most famous weapon in the history of art" went under the hammer at an auction in Paris. Some criticized the sale of the gun, saying it was a "commercialization" of the Vincent van Gogh's death....
18:39 2019-06-19

Most expensive cheese in history sells for over $16K at auction An artisan blue cheese sold for over $16,000 at an auction in Spain, shattering the Guinness world record for the most “expensive cheese in history.” In August 2018, 15 different restaurateurs from across the country met for an auction of 5.78 pounds of Cabrales cheese from the Valfríu c...
22:39 2019-06-21

Giants call up Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Red Sox legend The San Francisco Giants called up outfielder Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, before Saturday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 28-year-old will make his major league debut after more than 700 games over six-plus seasons in the minors. In a corresponding move...
02:39 2019-05-26

Wildcard Hoang writes name into Bullring legend with Verdasco win Roland Garros's iconic "Bullring" court will be reduced to rubble after this year's championships are over but French wildcard Antoine Hoang can at least look back one day and say he helped write the final chapter on its red dust....
03:00 2019-05-31

10 Minutes Of The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening On Switch The Switch remake of 1993's The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is here at E3, and we’ve capped as much footage of it as we can to show you. It’s beautiful, largely faithful to the source material and just a bit stumbly on the framerate, which they can hopefully smooth out by the game’s Septem...
03:00 2019-06-12

A Wishlist For The Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Sequel How do you improve the seeming perfection of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild? Breath of the Wild took everything that was great about the Zelda series and made it grander and more epic....
22:00 2019-06-22

Boxing Legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Dead at 55 Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker, the former world champion boxer who embarrassed opponents with his elusive defense and crisp counterpunches, has died at the age of 55....
21:26 2019-07-15

Surprise Yankees legend is the perfect DJ LeMahieu comparison Paul O’Neill had accomplishments in his eight seasons in Cincinnati. He made an All-Star team, received MVP votes and hit in the middle of the lineup for the 1990 champion Reds. Yet, he had declining production in his age-29 season before being traded to the Yankees. The transaction was largely met ...
03:13 2019-07-04

Lil Nas X calls Guy Fieri a "legend," teasing the bomb-dot-com collaboration that could be “Flavor Town road remix” are four words we did not know we needed in our lives, but Guy Fieri—who is good, actually—just served them up like a plate of piping hot sliders. Last night, the Diners, Drive-Ins, And Dives host hit up viral rapper Lil Nas X to ask if, somehow, some way, that “Old Town Roa...
19:39 2019-06-07

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies aged 70 Three-time F1 world champion and non-executive chairman of Mercedes F1 “passed away peacefully”, his family said Tributes have been paid to three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda, who has died at the age of 70. The Austrian underwent a double lung transplant last year, and was hospitalise...
15:13 2019-05-21

Formula 1 racing legend Niki Lauda dead at 70 Formula 1 racing legend Niki Lauda — who once made a miraculous recovery from a horrific crash that left him badly burned — died Monday at the age of 70, his family said. “With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on Monday,” the family said in.....
15:26 2019-05-21

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening launches September 20 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is due out on Nintendo Switch in September, and you can watch the latest trailer for the adventure right here.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

Magic and Mayhem of Japanese Legend: Don’t Try To Out-Trick A Tengu! The Tengu were not only protectors of the mountains and the Buddhist faith, they were also known to be mischievous tricksters who, much like their Kitsune cousins, were capable of using magic such as glamour to change their shape. ...
17:39 2019-07-15

The Maasai Legend Behind Ancient Hominin Footprints in Tanzania In 1976 paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey and other scientists reported that they’d found ancient hominin footprints at a site in Laetoli, northeastern Tanzania.  ...
04:52 2019-07-02

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
06:26 2019-05-25

Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK The Bank of England has announced that legendary British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note in the UK. Turing was chosen from thousands of names that were submitted by the public for possible inclusion on the British currency.Read more......
16:39 2019-07-15

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representatives, let the record show that lawmakers feel compelled to sing along. Reeves, a native of Eufaula, Alabama, led lawmakers in song Wednesday. The lead si...
00:39 2019-05-23

| Equality is my cause: Serena puts legend King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a celebrity and fighting for equality....
12:00 2019-07-14

NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal is the king of endorsements Shaq is famous for his many business deals during and after his career. He recently teamed up with Papa John's on the company's board of directors.       ...
18:13 2019-06-21

Cardinals legend Bob Gibson battling pancreatic cancer ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the 83-year-old Hall of Famer was diagnosed with the cancer several weeks ago and revealed the news Saturday to the other living Hall of Famers. Gibson’s longtime agent, Dick Zitzma...
23:00 2019-07-14

UA football legend Tedy Bruschi recovering from second stroke TUCSON – The University of Arizona football legend Tedy Bruschi is currently recovering in the hospital after he suffered a stroke Thursday afternoon. Back in 2005, the UA alum experienced a mild stroke three days after he played in the 2005 Super Bowl with the New England Patriots. The stroke...
21:13 2019-07-05

Niki Lauda, Formula One Legend: A Story Of Fire And Ice On fire in a burning cockpit: Formula One legend Niki Lauda, who died at the age of 70, will forever be known for his 1976 accident. But even the horrific crash could not shake the 1975 world......
19:26 2019-05-21

Elephants and giraffes among 1,000 wild animals to be sold at auction Namibia is looking to sell 1,000 wild animals - including elephants and giraffes - from its national game reserves ­as it struggles with drought....
17:13 2019-06-17

David Gilmour puts his guitars up for auction, raises $21.5M NEW YORK (AP) — An auction of David Gilmour’s guitars has raised a lot of “Money” — to combat climate change. Christie’s auction house says it raised $21.5 million Thursday, selling off more than 120 guitars owned by the Pink Floyd guitarist, singer and songwriter. Proceeds w...
19:13 2019-06-21

Stunning Monet unseen for 87 years could fetch $44M at auction One month after Claude Monet’s “Meules” sold for a whopping $110.7 million at Sotheby’s New York, a beautiful painting of waterlilies that’s been in a private collection for 87 years is set for auction. Part of Monet’s “Nymphéas” collection, the painti...
22:52 2019-06-11

It's the one you want: Olivia Newton-John's 'Grease' costume up for auction Olivia Newton-John is putting the black leather jacket and tight pants that she wore in the final number of "Grease" up for auction to help raise money for her cancer treatment center in Australia....
17:26 2019-06-19

Israel to auction prefab classrooms donated by EU to Palestinians Calls for Israeli authorities to rebuild West Bank structures confiscated by militaryIsrael’s defence ministry plans to hold an auction next week to sell two prefabricated classrooms that were donated to Palestinian schoolchildren by the EU.The Civil Administration, the body tasked with running the ...
07:26 2019-05-31

Revolver believed used by Van Gogh sold at Paris auction PARIS (AP) — A revolver believed used by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh to kill himself has sold for about $146,000 at an auction in Paris. An individual buyer whose name was not released bought the 7mm pocket revolver for 130,000 euros plus taxes on Wednesday. The weapon was discovered in the 1960s...
17:00 2019-06-19

In photos: Sotheby's to auction artifacts from space missions Artifacts from the Apollo missions are shown on July 12, 2019, in New York City, to be featured in an upcoming Sotheby's auction dedicated to space exploration in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the historic moon landing....
21:39 2019-07-12

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused an estimated $95 billion in damages. Despite what you......
03:00 2019-05-28

Boxing glove autographed by Muhammad Ali in Italy auction An boxing glove that was autographed by Muhammed Ali to promote the 'fight of the century' with Joe Frazier in 1971 will go under the hammer in Italy        ...
18:26 2019-06-14

Rare dodo skeleton up for auction, could sell for $750G An incredibly rare skeleton of the extinct dodo bird is slated to go up for auction tomorrow and it could bring in big bucks, perhaps surpassing $750,000....
22:13 2019-05-23

| WATCH: Sotheby's holds first-ever rare sneaker auction Auction house Sotheby's held a first-of-its-kind auction with 100 pairs of the rarest shoes ever produced up for grabs, including a replica of the futuristic self-lacing shoes from the 1989 sequel to Back To The Future and sneakers owned by fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld....
16:26 2019-07-13

Sotheby’s Auction House to Be Taken Private in $3.7 Billion Sale Patrick Drahi’s acquisition of the auction house, which has struggled to turn a profit recently, will return it to private ownership after 31 years of being publicly traded....
18:00 2019-06-17

First-ever sneaker auction to feature dozens of rare shoes NEW YORK (AP) – True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby’s in New York holds its first sneaker auction. These aren’t just any old sneakers but 100 of the rarest, most-coveted sneakers around, including the Nike handmade “Moon Shoe̶...
04:26 2019-07-14

Sotheby's to auction 'substantial' lock of Beethoven's hair British auction house Sotheby's plans to sell on Tuesday what it says is a "substantial" lock of Ludwig van Beethoven's hair that the German composer himself cut off and gave to a pianist friend in......
20:00 2019-06-10

Did Van Gogh shoot himself? Auction of pistol reignites debate. The auction of a pistol said to have been used by the painter Vincent van Gogh to shoot himself has reignited a debate about who actually pulled the trigger: Did Van Gogh commit suicide, or was he shot by someone else?...
00:52 2019-06-18

The Incredible Reason These Pistols Could Fetch $1.5 Million At Auction A set of two pistols is expected to fetch anywhere between $1 - 1.5 million when they are auctioned later this month. The reason for their sky-high price? The pistols have been crafted out of a......
17:13 2019-07-05

A laptop filled with the most dangerous malware in the world is up for auction People auction off rare and incredible works of art every day, but this is one of the most unique auctions we have ever seen. An artist by the name of Guo O Dong collaborated with cybersecurity company Deep Instinct to load a Windows XP laptop with six of the most dangerous pieces of malware the wor...
21:26 2019-05-27

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read More...
00:26 2019-07-11

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for conservation, the authorities confirmed Saturday.“Gi...
07:13 2019-06-16

'You're too much in my heart': Leonard Cohen letters to muse set for auction Christie’s says letters to Marianne Ihlen document ‘one of the most captivating love affairs of its time as well as the transformation of a young man into a great artist’It was one of the great love stories of the “flower power” era of the 1960s. And when Leonard Cohen met Marianne Ihlen it led to t...
21:13 2019-05-22

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Which Eccentric Millionaire Will Buy This Nearly Complete Diplodocus Skeleton That's Going Up for Auction? Thanks to modern paleontology techniques, finding dinosaur fossils isn’t as difficult or random as it once was. There are now more skeletons to go around, but unfortunately, based on an upcoming auction at the Parisian auction house Aguttes, you’ll still need a couple million dollars of disposable c...
18:39 2019-06-11

Bust of Tutankhamun sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egypt protests The ‘rare and beautiful’ 3,000-year-old sculpture goes under the hammer in defiance of claims it was stolen A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamun has sold at auction in London for more than £4.7m despite Egyptian demands for its return.The more than 3,000-year-old sculpture, displayed at ...
02:13 2019-07-05

Missing Lewis Chessman found, could fetch $1M at auction A chess piece purchased for a few pounds (dollars) by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been identified as one of the 900-year-old Lewis Chessmen, among the greatest artifacts of the Viking era...
19:13 2019-06-03

5G Telecom Spectrum Auction to Be Held This Year, Prasad Says India will hold a mega spectrum auction for 5G and other radio waves in the current calendar year, and intends to start 5G trials in the next 100 days, the newly appointed Telecom Minister Ravi......
19:13 2019-06-03

Mexico to auction Lamborghini, other seized assets to help poor Mexico's government will auction a Lamborghini, homes and other assets seized from gangsters and at least one former politician, officials said on Tuesday, part of a "Robin Hood" program to use millions of dollars in ill-gotten gains to aid the poor....
22:52 2019-05-21

Artefacts From First Apollo, Gemini Moon Missions to Go on Auction Nearly 200 artefacts from the NASA missions of 1960s and 1970s, including the Apollo and Gemini programmes, will go on auction on July 18 at Christie's New York....
11:13 2019-06-28

Tutankhamen head set for London auction despite Egyptian protests A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen was due to be auctioned in London with an estimate of more than $5 million on Thursday, in the face of Egyptian demands for its return....
19:26 2019-07-04

Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poor MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hasn’t just moved out of the luxurious president’s residence, he’s using it to auction off seized luxury goods to raise money for poor communities. López Obrador stayed in his middle-class condominium and turned the L...
02:39 2019-05-22

NY teacher on leave after complaints of mock slave auction A fourth-grade teacher in a northern New York school district has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of having white students bid on black classmates during a mock slave auction....
03:00 2019-05-31

| WATCH: Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house in Paris....
09:26 2019-06-15

Police: Wanted man found in trunk of car at auto auction MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man found in the trunk of a car that arrived for sale at a Pennsylvania auto auction is wanted in New York. LNP newspaper reported 25-year-old Leon Parks, of New York City, is wanted for parole violations and weapons charges. Workers processing the vehicle at the Man...
02:00 2019-05-31

First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-05-21

French giant wades into British Steel auction A French engineering giant has joined the battle for control of the UK's second-biggest steel producer with an approach to buy ‎part of the ailing company that is attracting scrutiny from pensions watchdogs....
16:26 2019-06-22

400-year-old wine found in ancient shipwreck goes up for auction Wine lovers will soon have the opportunity to purchase 400-year-old bottles recovered from an actual shipwreck. Two bottles of Shipwreck Wine, believed to be from a 14-bottle collection dating back to the late 17th century, are scheduled to be auctioned off on June 5th and 6th. Christie’s, a British...
22:00 2019-06-05

Auction In US Featuring "Mughal Magnificence" Expected To Set New Records Ever since its announcement, Christie's upcoming auction -- "Maharajas and Mughal Magnificence" -- of Indian jewels, gemstones and decorative objects that span over 500 years, has been the talk of the......
10:13 2019-06-19

NBA legend Dwyane Wade speaks at Stoneman Douglas graduation Former Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was the surprise guest speaker at Sunday's graduation ceremony for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2019 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla....
21:00 2019-06-02

Brazilian footie legend Romario, 53, ‘in relationship’ with 22-year-old student IT APPEARS to have been confirmed that Brazilian football icon Romario is in a relationship with a stunning 22-year-old after she posted a message online....
04:26 2019-07-09

Police arrest man they say ordered shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz Former baseball player still recovering in hospitalOrtiz shot in what police say was case of mistaken identityPolice say actual target was cousin of alleged member of cartelAuthorities in the Dominican Republic announced on Friday that they have arrested the man behind the shooting of Boston Red Sox...
22:52 2019-06-28

Peugeot e-Legend: how the popular concept will influence the maker's future Attractive lines are based on 1969 504 Coupé Peugeot's retro-inspired EV is more myth than legend. But we've been finding out which parts will make production Philippe-Emmanuel Jean – Peugeot’s brand plan and concept car strategy chief – gets out the answer before I’ve even asked the question. “O...
08:52 2019-07-08

How Moussa Sissoko went from crushing blow to the brink of becoming a Tottenham legend When Heung-min Son won a clean sweep of Tottenham's player-of-the-season awards, topping three separate supporter polls, many at the club were surprised, believing midfielder Moussa Sissoko had clearly been the outstanding performer....
14:13 2019-05-30

Fans queue to say last goodbye to racing legend Lauda in Vienna Hundreds of fans queued in the rain to pay their last respects to motor racing great Niki Lauda as he lay in state in St. Stephen's Cathedral in his home city of Vienna on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-05-29

Brooks Koepka looking to join a legend in exclusive US Open club If Willie Anderson ever had the chance to meet Brooks Koepka, they’d probably get along quite well. They sound as if they’re a lot alike. Anderson, a Scottish immigrant, became a four-time U.S. Open champion and is the only golfer to have won three straight U.S. Opens — a trilogy that began in 1903....
11:26 2019-06-09

Blake Shelton and John Legend Are Enemies Until After The Voice Finale There are just two remaining coaches with artists left on season 16 of The Voice. On one side, Blake Shelton has three of his country stars and six wins under his belt. On the other,......
04:26 2019-05-22

Farewell To A Legend: Milo Ramone, The Conductor Of The Ramones, Has Passed Away At 83 Get the tissues ready, because the music world just lost an unforgettable icon: Milo Ramone, the conductor of the Ramones, has passed away at 83....
00:13 2019-05-24

Cardinals pitching legend Bob Gibson diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson, who won the Cy Young and National League MVP awards with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1968, announced he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer....
18:39 2019-07-14

Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker fatally struck by car Boxing legend Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker died after being hit by a car in Virginia, according to police. The Hall of Famer, who won world titles in four weight divisions, was hit in Virginia Beach just after 10 p.m. Sunday and was pronounced dead at the scene, Virginia Beach police sai...
19:39 2019-07-15

The legend of The Martian, the Yankees' $5 million, 16-year-old international coup He was born in 2003, but Jasson Dominguez already has an out-of-this-world nickname, a game drawing comparisons to that of Mike Trout -- and a long line of MLB scouts and executives willing to bet that the hype is real....
03:26 2019-07-02

Formula One Legend and Aviation Entrepreneur Niki Lauda Dies Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70....
15:00 2019-05-21

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening hits shores on September 20 During its E3 2019 keynote presentation, Nintendo announced that it's remake of The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening will launch on the Nintendo Switch on September 20. This is way earlier than anyone expected.While announcing the release date for this hotly-anticipated reimagining of the...
21:39 2019-06-11

Aston Martin built for James Bond heading to auction A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 outfitted with special gadgets for James Bond, such as tire slashers, machine guns and a bulletproof shield, will go up for auction in August, the auction house announced on Wednesday....
01:52 2019-06-13

Babe Ruth road jersey sells at auction for $5.64 million NEW YORK (AP) — A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.64 million. Hunt Auctions, which handled Saturday’s sale, says the price breaks a record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. A Ruth jersey from 1920 previously sold for $4,415,658. Th...
05:52 2019-06-16

Monet 'Haystacks' painting sells for record $110.7 million at auction One of the few paintings in Claude Monet's celebrated "Haystacks" series that still remains in private hands sold at auction on Tuesday for $110.7 million, setting a record for an Impressionist work....
21:39 2019-05-21

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
21:39 2019-05-21

Egypt demands Christie’s halt auction of King Tut statue CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is trying to halt an auction of a 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun at Christie’s in London. The Foreign Ministry issued a statement late on Monday saying Egypt demands the auction house provide documents proving the artifact’s ownersh...
12:00 2019-06-11

500 years of Indian treasures poised to break auction records A collection of nearly 400 jewels, objects and gemstones from India is expected to fetch more than $115.9 million when it goes on sale this week -- a figure which would make it the most valuable jewelry auction in history....
18:39 2019-06-18

Nike 'Back to the Future' sneakers expected to sell for over $50,000 at auction A rare pair of Nike "Moon Shoes" could fetch as much as $160,000 in an auction held by Sotheby's, which also features Marty McFly's famous self-tying sneakers....
14:00 2019-07-12

Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has sold for $876,000, with many going for more than five times their pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction house said on Thursday....
02:01 2019-06-14

JGBs firmer as 20-year auction draws ample demand Japanese government bond prices were mostly firmer on Wednesday, paring earlier modest losses after a well-received 20-year debt auction improved market sentiment....
08:13 2019-05-22

FINAL HOURS TICKING DOWN ON FIRST-EVER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS Wednesday, March 12, 2008 CHICAGO - It's down to the last 24 hours for the Chicago Cubs' first-ever auction of Wrigley Field season tickets at www.cubs…...
10:26 2019-05-22

| Tutankhamun sculpture's London auction sparks Egyptian outcry A 3 000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun - the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut - goes under the hammer this week in London despite an outcry from Cairo....
22:13 2019-07-01

Vintage Capital Presses for Auction of Red Robin Burger Chain Private-equity firm Vintage Capital Management said it is willing to pay $40 a share for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and called on the restaurant chain to launch a review of strategic alternatives....
23:52 2019-06-13

French Billionaire To Acquire Sotheby's Auction House For $3.7 Billion French telecoms and media mogul Patrick Drahi is acquiring Sotheby's auction house, one of the world's biggest art brokers, in a $3.7 billion deal, the British-founded company announced Monday....
19:52 2019-06-17

Germany raises 6.55 billion euros in epic 5G spectrum auction Germany raised 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion) from its 5G mobile spectrum auction, the Federal Network Regulator (BNetzA) said on Wednesday after a near three-month battle that will see a fourth operator enter the market....
23:52 2019-06-12

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
22:26 2019-05-22

Egypt Condemns Planned Auction Of Pharoah Statue Head Egypt on Wednesday condemned a planned London auction by Christie's of a head from a statue of Pharoah Tutankhamun, which is set to proceed despite Cairo's concerns over paperwork....
14:00 2019-07-04

A NASA Intern Bought Apollo 11 Videotapes for $218. Now They’re Going to Auction for Millions Three reels of videotape from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission described as “the only surviving first-generation recordings of the historic moon walk” will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday, the day of the moon landing’s 50th anniversary. The footage offers “unrestore...
19:13 2019-07-15

Elizabeth Taylor's Oscars dress among her items heading to auction A gown worn to the 1974 Academy Awards and more than 1,200 other items from the life of late actress Elizabeth Taylor will be offered for sale at an auction in early December, Julien's Auctions announced on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-07-03

A Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, an Auction High for an Impressionist Work A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-most-expensive painting ever sold at an international auction house....
14:33 2019-05-21

Petrobras preempts three pre-salt areas ahead of sixth auction Petrobras wants to exercise pre-emption rights for three areas ahead of the sixth bidding round of pre-salt offshore oil areas to be held later this year....
14:33 2019-05-21

David Gilmour's Pink Floyd guitars at auction in NYC David Gilmour of the seminal rock band Pink Floyd will be auctioning off more than 120 guitars through Christie's auction house in New York City on June 20. (June 14)        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

Recently found Lewis Chessman piece could fetch $1M at auction This long-lost chess piece will cost you a pretty check, mate. A missing piece from the medieval Lewis Chessmen set was bought for $7.50 in Scotland in 1964 — and spent the last 55 years in the drawer of an Edinburgh family who had no idea of its real worth. Recently rediscovered, the rare find......
21:52 2019-06-03

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week, according to Christie's auction house....
17:13 2019-06-14

Titanic survivor’s unusual light-up walking stick is up for auction An unusual walking stick that belonged to a Titanic survivor and a first-class passenger’s meal receipt from the doomed liner are up for auction later this month....
00:00 2019-07-12

King Tut Sculpture Sells for $6 Million at Auction Despite Ownership Controversy A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun’s head has been auctioned off at Christie’s for $6 Million, despite claims from the Egyptian government that the relic was stolen.Read more......
21:13 2019-07-05

Babe Ruth jersey sells for record $5.64 million at auction An anonymous buyer bought the jersey from 1928-30 for $5.64 million, a record price for a piece of sports memorabilia.       ...
08:26 2019-06-17

God 'does not play dice with the universe,' Einstein writes in letter up for auction Letters from renowned physicist Albert Einstein have become hot properties for auction houses recently. Christie's has the latest batch, in which Einstein criticizes other scientists for their understanding of quantum physics, going so far as to say "God does not play dice with the universe" in one ...
18:26 2019-06-12

Stunning Monet unseen for 87 years eyes $44.6 million at auction One month after Claude Monet's "Meules" sold for a whopping $110.7 million at Sotheby's New York, a beautiful painting of waterlilies that's been in a private family collection for 87 years is set for auction....
15:39 2019-06-11

U.S. agency to vote to auction key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G -sources The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in July on moving forward to auction off parts of a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks, two people briefed on the matter said....
22:26 2019-06-18

The motorsport legend who runs an MOT centre: Autocar meets Ronnie Grant Grant has run Clapham North MOT under the London railway arches since 1960 Ronnie Grant started racing aged 41 but soon made up for lost time, with John Barnard and Patrick Head as his tech crew and Senna as a rival Some folk quit motor racing to avoid death but former Formula 3 driver Ronnie Gra...
09:00 2019-06-16

New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera reveals why he supports Israel Hall of Fame pitcher Mariano Rivera revealed in an interview Tuesday he’s a big supporter of Israel and explained how his faith helped him develop a deep connection to the country....
20:13 2019-07-12

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 announced at E3 2019 for Nintendo Switch The fact that there's going to be a The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 was the biggest highlight in the long list of Nintendo E3 2019 announcements today. It didn't contain a release date, or even a name, but boy, did it get us excited.There's scant information about this new B...
21:39 2019-06-11

Niki Lauda, Formula One Legend and Three-Time World Champion, Dead at 70 Andreas Nikolaus “Niki” Lauda, a legendary figure of perseverance in the face of adversity and three-time Formula One world champion who remained a fixture in the sport even after his racing days were long over, has died, according to his family members. He was 70....
15:13 2019-05-21

Looking back at boxing legend, international icon Muhammad Ali, 3 years after his death Monday marks three years since the death of boxing legend and humanitarian icon Muhammad Ali. We take a look back.        ...
15:26 2019-06-03

Mets pitching legend Dwight Gooden arrested on drug charges New York Mets pitching legend Dwight Gooden was arrested in New Jersey last month for cocaine possession and driving under the influence, according to court documents....
19:13 2019-07-13

Diego Maradona to Man Utd?! Argentina legend lays down the law to Paul Pogba in manager bid Argentina legend Diego Maradona has revealed he would like to manage Manchester United, insisting he is the right person to lead the club back to major silverware....
13:52 2019-06-05

John Legend speaks out about that time Chrissy Teigen was mom-shamed and why he changes diapers John Legend is here for diaper-changing tables in men's restrooms. He is not here for people mom-shaming his wife Chrissy Teigen.        ...
16:26 2019-06-12

Team USA wrestling legend Royce Alger gives clinic to Tucson kids TUCSON – Former Sunnyside High school state champ and Desert View High School & part-time Team USA coach Sam Portillo brought a wrestling legend to the Old Pueblo this weekend. Former Iowa Hawkeye, multiple NCAA champ and Team USA member Royce Alger hosted a free camp for kids from all parts ...
06:39 2019-07-15

Niki Lauda: looking back at the life of a Formula One legend – video obituary The three-times Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time, has died at 70 after battling declining health.In 1976, Lauda was almost killed at the German Grand Prix in one of the most famous accidents in the history of motorsport, but went on to make a re...
17:26 2019-05-21

Hardcore legend Tommy Dreamer contemplated murder-suicide at WrestleMania Wrestling legend Tommy Dreamer had an incredibly dark past, but he was saved by one phone call. Dreamer recently opened up about a troubling period in his life on his “House of Hardcore” podcast, a period that he only managed to escape because of announcing icon Jim Ross. Dreamer was sup...
23:00 2019-06-27

Hall of Fame quarterback and Packers legend Bart Starr dies at 85 Former Green Bay Packers QB Bart Starr, 85, died Sunday in Alabama. The Hall of Famer had been in failing health since suffering a stroke in 2014.        ...
18:13 2019-05-26

AFCON 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to DW about his glory days and the current Super Eagles team....
02:00 2019-06-21

The Mystery of Star Wars Legend Willrow Hood Has Finally Been Revealed He only appeared for one second in The Empire Strikes Back, but Willrow Hood became a Star Wars icon. Not for any reason in particular, however. Just because he looked kind of funny running across Cloud City with what Star Wars fans have long since settled on is an “ice cream maker.”...
01:13 2019-06-21

Lauda fans brave Vienna rain for last goodbye to racing legend Thousands of fans braved heavy rain to pay their last respects to motor racing great Niki Lauda in his home city of Vienna on Wednesday as Formula One stars past and present gathered for his funeral....
18:52 2019-05-29

A tale of two Adam Goodes films: docos on AFL legend put racism in big picture The Final Quarter and The Australian Dream screen at the Sydney and Melbourne film festivals respectivelyIf you were somehow unaware of Adam Goodes’ stature in Australian rules football, the sudden proliferation of documentaries about him ought to cure that.On Thursday the Melbourne international fi...
08:13 2019-05-30

The Ice Bowl and beyond: Packers legend Bart Starr's six greatest games There’s no disputing that winning the Ice Bowl was the pinnacle of Bart Starr’s career. Here are the top five other highlights from QB’s career.        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

Niki Lauda’s illegitimate son to inherit part of F1 legend’s €500million fortune NIKI Lauda’s children including an illegitimate son will receive the bulk of the Formula One legend’s fortune of nearly £500millon according to his secret will....
19:13 2019-06-27

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
22:00 2019-06-27

Niki Lauda: Thousands honor racing legend at memorial in Vienna Family, fans and friends have gathered in Vienna for Austrian F1 star Niki Lauda's memorial. After the service, Lauda will be buried wearing his race overalls. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gerhard Berger will give eulogies....
10:52 2019-05-29

NASA legend Gene Kranz revisits iconic astronaut missions HOUSTON — Gone is the haze of cigarette, cigar and pipe smoke. Gone are the coffee, soda and pizza stains. With only a few exceptions, NASA’s Apollo-era Mission Control has been restored to the way it looked 50 years ago when two men landed on the moon. It gets the stamp of approval from retir...
00:52 2019-07-05

WWE legend Marty Jannetty’s frightening Facebook rant: ‘Drinking and f–king’ WWE legend Marty Jannetty has claimed he bedded his sex addiction counselor and has been on a 60-day bender in an online “cry for help.” The 59-year-old, who was one of half of the iconic Rockers tag-team with Shawn Michaels, has taken to Facebook in a detailed analysis of his current mindframe. Jan...
20:39 2019-06-07

Warriors legend Rick Barry baffled by Kevin Durant’s departure Rick Barry would like an explanation. Not because the Warriors legend is mad at Kevin Durant for leaving Golden State for the Brooklyn Nets, but because he’s confused as to why Durant would want to play anywhere else. “For whatever reason he’s decided to move on. My biggest thing i...
18:00 2019-07-03

NBA draft: Legend of Zion Williamson grows with incredible story from HS coach In case you needed a reminder of how otherworldly Zion Williamson is, his high school basketball coach has a story for you.       ...
15:52 2019-06-20

Apple decision forces Intel to auction its smartphone modem patents Intel confirmed plans to exit the smartphone business a few months ago, but news about the auction of its smartphone modem assets emerged only today. The announcement follows Apple's decision to buy 5G smartphone modems from Qualcomm rather than Intel. Although the US company said it will continue t...
18:39 2019-06-27

JGB prices drop on dampened Fed rate-cut bets, weak 5-year auction Japanese bond prices dropped for a second session on Tuesday as investors continued to unwind bets that the U.S. Federal Reserve will aggressively cut interest rates by 50 basis points this month....
09:00 2019-07-09

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
06:39 2019-06-02

'Lost' Caravaggio painting worth $170M bought before auction — but is it authentic? A previously unknown Caravaggio painting that was found just a few years ago was expected to fetch up to $170 million at auction this week — but it never made it to the auction block....
19:00 2019-06-27

NASA intern paid $218 for Apollo 11 tapes — but they could fetch millions at auction A former NASA intern hopes to turn one small stash of videotapes into one giant payday when the only surviving original recording of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon will be auctioned. Gary George was a college student in 1976 when he bought more than 1,100 videotape reels from the space agen...
21:52 2019-07-01

Sotheby's to auction rare videotape of Neil Armstrong's first steps on moon A one-time NASA intern who bought a truckload of videotapes to resell them may end up a millionaire next month when Sotheby's auctions what it says is the only surviving original recording of man's first steps on the moon 50 years ago....
16:26 2019-06-28

Pistols made from 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite could fetch $1.5 million at auction Two pistols made from a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite could fetch $1.5 million when they are auctioned later this month. Constructed from part of the Muonionalusta Meteorite, which was discovered in Sweden in 1906, the working .45-caliber pistols offer an unusual take on the classic 1911 handgun de...
20:39 2019-07-04

Sole to the highest bidder: Sotheby's to auction rare Nike sneakers Nike’s famous ‘Moon Shoe’ and limited-edition trainers produced by Kanye West, Air Jordan and Adidas will be soldSotheby’s in New York has announced its first-ever auction dedicated to sneakers.The auction house will sell 100 pairs of the rarest sneakers ever produced, including a sample of one of t...
06:00 2019-07-12

'Blood antiquities' looted from war-torn Yemen bring in $1 million at auction At least 100 artifacts from Yemen have been successfully sold at auction for an estimated $1 million in the U.S., Europe and the United Arab Emirates since 2011, according to a Live Science investigation into the country's so-called "blood antiquities."...
01:13 2019-06-07

Westchester private school to undergo revamp after mock slave auction A Westchester private school where a teacher conducted a mock slave auction with students in March will undergo a series of racial reforms in an agreement worked out with state Attorney General Letitia James. Teacher Rebecca Antinozzi, who has since been fired, had black students at The Chapel Schoo...
00:26 2019-05-30

How the auction of a Titanic survivor’s walking stick prompted a family feud A wealthy widow’s glow-in-the-dark walking cane that could fetch $500,000 when it goes under the hammer later this month is now at the center of a Titanic family feud....
03:39 2019-07-07

Artist Bhupen Khakhar's Painting Sells For Record 22 Crores At Auction Bhupen Khakhar's "Two Men in Benares" fetched a whopping Rs 22.39 crore at Sotheby's Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art auction on Monday, setting a brand new record for the artist....
17:26 2019-06-11

Spectrum Auction Including For 5G Services This Year: Ravi Shankar Prasad India will hold a mega spectrum auction for 5G and other radiowaves in the current calendar year, and intends to start 5G trials in the next 100 days, the newly-appointed Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar......
15:26 2019-06-03

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour to auction off guitar collection for charity According to a classic Pink Floyd song, “Money, so they say, is the root of all evil today.” But the band’s legendary guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour is turning that sentiment on its head by selling off more than 120 of his guitars to benefit his charitable foundation. They...
02:13 2019-06-16

Sotheby's 'Space Exploration' exhibit, auction timed to Apollo 11 anniversary Sotheby's this weekend will begin displaying items from the collections of astronauts involved in NASA's mission to land on the moon ahead of a planned New York auction later this month....
21:39 2019-07-12

A Ridiculously Low-Mileage MG Metro 6R4 Rally Car Is Headed to Auction; Someone Buy This Ugly Thing The MG Metro 6R4—named after its six cylinders, rally purpose, and four-wheel drive—may be the ugliest Group B rally car ever, but it’s also incredibly soulful and it sounds incredible. One with only seven miles on its odometer is going up for auction in July, and my god is it a gorgeous example of ...
21:26 2019-05-30

The racehorse auction in Prince William's garden where millions change hands ‘It’s called the sport of kings for a reason,’ says head of Goffs, which runs the unusual sale before AscotOn one side of Jubilee Walk, a path that crosses Kensington Gardens towards Kensington Palace, children are laughing as they play on a wooden pirate ship in the Diana Princess of Wales memorial...
15:13 2019-06-21

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-U.S. stocks dip after jobs report tempers rate cut expectations U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting....
22:26 2019-07-05

Chrissy Teigen Spoofs Four Weddings By Getting Married to John Legend in a Bath Towel The social media queen is at it again! Chrissy Teigen is spending her time across the pond with hubby John Legend, her two kids and a v dramatic and entertaining spoof of Four Weddings.......
05:00 2019-06-08

Basketball legend Nancy Lieberman leads charge for women to head NBA teams Nancy Lieberman was the first woman to coach a men's professional basketball team. She wants to see more women follow in her footsteps.       ...
04:26 2019-06-24

Ex-manager for comic book legend Stan Lee pleads not guilty to elder abuse A former manager for Stan Lee pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of elder abuse against the superhero creator in the last few months of his life....
01:52 2019-06-06

Country legend Tanya Tucker releases first single in 17 years, “The Wheels Of Laredo” One of the most impressive performances at last night’s CMT Music Awards was Tanya Tucker and Brandy Carlile dueting to Tucker’s signature song, “Delta Dawn,” before being joined onstage for a larger girl power group sing with artists like Trisha Yearwood and Martina McBride. The performance served ...
05:13 2019-06-07

David Ortiz shooting: Baseball legend needed parts of organs removed Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had to have parts of his intestines and colon, as well as his gallbladder, removed after being shot in his native Dominican Republic, according to reports. The 43-year-old also suffered liver damage when a gunman fired at him from near point-blank range duri...
16:39 2019-06-10

NBA legend Dennis Rodman accused of randomly smacking man in face at Florida party A police report obtained by the South Florida Sun Sentinel states that NBA legend Dennis Rodman “open hand smacked” a man at a party last week.        ...
00:01 2019-05-26

Stan Lee's ex-manager appears in court after charge he defrauded the Marvel legend Keya Morgan, former manager of late Marvel icon Stan Lee, made his court appearance in Arizona, where he was arrested after charges of elder abuse.        ...
21:52 2019-05-27

Ken Jennings salutes fellow ‘Jeopardy!’ legend James Holzhauer with Thanos meme “Actual photo of James Holzhauer walking off stage at Jeopardy, his reign of destruction completed,” Jennings tweeted following Holzhauer’s defeat that aired on Monday....
05:52 2019-06-04

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: A Few Words On The Legend of Heroe Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: A Few Words On The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky FC • I Don’t Know What Toonami’s Doing Anymore • Everyone Knows Mario Levels So Well That Making Them Is Easy • YU-NO Is More Than Just An Old Visual Novel...
20:52 2019-07-02

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to DW about his glory days and the current Super Eagles team....
13:13 2019-06-21

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo records Ebola messages to help US officials fight outbreak Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo for help....
20:52 2019-06-27

West Indies Legend Congratulates Pakistan For Beating Strong England Team Pakistan suffered a humiliating defeat against West Indies in their first match but bounced back to defeat tournament hosts and favourites England by 14 runs....
15:39 2019-06-04

Usain Bolt baffles Liverpool legend, scores in charity soccer game Former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt tricked former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher before scoring a goal during UNICEF's Soccer Aid charity game at Stamford Bridge in Chelsea, England....
18:26 2019-06-17

Baseball legend Albert Pujols takes the jersey off his back for young fan with Down syndrome Baseball legend Albert Pujols captured the hearts of more than just his loyal St. Louis fan base this week after he was seen in a touching moment giving the jersey off his back to a young fan with Down syndrome....
18:52 2019-06-22

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's Kids Are Living Their Best Lives During Italy Vacation Wanna get away? John Legend and Chrissy Teigen may just give you the push you need. Before the Fourth of July festivities officially kick off, the famous couple packed their bags and......
21:00 2019-07-02

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02:39 2019-06-21

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

10 top tennis games for Android and iOS Strawberries and cream, white uniforms and a lot of grunting - there are few events so ingrained in the psyche as Wimbledon. Not all are lucky enough to be able to attend the event in person however, most will be stuck at home finding a Wimbledon live stream to get their fix - and perhaps with ...
23:52 2019-07-06

Did you solve it? Ace these tennis teasers The answers to today’s puzzlesEarlier today I set you the following puzzles.1) Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka are playing a set of tennis. In the last eight points, Barty has served seven aces and Osaka has served one. What’s the score? Continue reading......
19:26 2019-07-01

Can you solve it? Ace these tennis teasers Three smashing puzzlesThe peculiarities of tennis throw up some nice problems. When better to ponder them than on the opening day of Wimbledon?1) Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka are playing a set of tennis. In the last eight points, Barty has served seven aces and Osaka has served one. What’s the sco...
14:52 2019-07-01

Where Have All the American Tennis Tournaments Gone? The decline in the number of tournaments in the U.S. corresponds with the decline in the number of highly ranked Americans and the growth of tennis in Europe and Asia....
14:52 2019-05-21

Tennis: Wet weather set to help Halep PARIS - While disappointed tennis fans trooped out of Roland Garros on Wednesday with the day's play washed out, women's champion Simona Halep might be forgiven for performing her own rain dance....
01:13 2019-06-06

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL price and release date: our expectations The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are shaping up as two of the most interesting phones of 2019, even if not for all the right reasons. As with previous generations, the Pixel 4 has been extensively leaked months ahead of its official release, but this time around, Google has also joined in on the fu...
16:39 2019-06-17

David Gilmour puts his guitars up for auction, raises $21.5M for a climate change charity An auction of David Gilmour’s guitars has raised a lot of “Money” — to combat climate change.        ...
00:00 2019-06-23

Have stuff to sell because of downsizing, divorce or death? An estate sale or auction could be your answer. Both methods can help achieve the same result of selling through the assets, yet it is important to first answer a few key questions to help narrow your search process....
21:13 2019-06-11

Golden Vessel Used In Scythian Drug-Fueled Rituals Is Expected to Sell for $57K At Auction A remarkable tiny golden vessel is going on auction in London. The item comes from the nomadic Scythian culture, who once dominated the Eurasian Steppe in classical times. It is valued at 45,000 GBP or $57,000 and is being sold by Timeline Auctioneers. ...
00:39 2019-05-28

Madonna loses appeal over auction of Tupac Shakur breakup letter, other items Madonna lost a court battle to keep a trove of intimate belongings including a pair of satin panties, a brush containing her hair and a breakup letter from a former boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, from heading to the auction block....
02:00 2019-06-05

Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A hand-painted flag carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. Morphy Auctions will sell off the piece of history June 13. Pre-bidding is underway online . It’s one of 11 such flags painted by African American ...
07:26 2019-06-10

NASA accidentally sold original Moon landing tapes to an intern, and now they’re up for auction The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is right around the corner, and it’s a pretty big deal. As you might expect, NASA is very much looking forward to replaying the original footage of Armstrong’s first lunar stroll for anyone who wants to watch it, but wouldn&rsqu...
01:13 2019-07-02

How Clint Eastwood, Arnold Palmer and $820 Million Took Pebble Beach Off Auction Block Twenty years ago, a group including Clint Eastwood and Arnold Palmer banded together to secure the future of Pebble Beach, the site of this week’s U.S. Open....
20:39 2019-06-10

Intel pauses modem IP auction to give unnamed buyer exclusive access Apple is widely believed to be making a large bid for Intel's smartphone and connected devices patent portfolio after a brief public auction process.Read More...
18:52 2019-07-10

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in civil rights, not only in Tucson but the entire nation, she may have not believed you. But now, nearly 60 years later, her impact can be felt across t...
19:52 2019-05-23

Apex Legends Season 2 Starts July 2, Includes Ranked Mode, New Weapon, New Legend Apex Legends Season 2 is called “Battle Charge,” and it begins on July 2. Electronic Arts confirmed this date at EA Play this morning, where it revealed more details about Season 2 including a new character as well as a new weapon returning from Titanfall 2....
19:39 2019-06-08

Gene Kranz, NASA legend, brings Apollo Mission Control back to life The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is going all out to celebrate. We knew we’d get some retrospective videos, a few articles and interviews, but NASA really pulled out all the stops by reviving the Mission Control room of the Apollo 11 mission a...
23:00 2019-07-01

Frank Lampard appointed Chelsea manager as club legend returns to Stamford Bridge - Chelsea to unveil Lampard to the press this afternoon - Lampard 'immensely proud' to return to Chelsea - Granovskaia: Lampard is 'one of the most talented young coaches in the game' - Lampard's in-tray: Five key areas he must address...
15:52 2019-07-04

John Legend Promises The Voice Winner Maelyn Jarmon a Hang Session With His Family John Legend accomplished something not many before him have done: a victory on The Voice during his first season. Maelyn Jarmon took home the top prize for Team John in the season 16......
02:39 2019-05-23

David Luiz tips Hudson-Odoi to fill Hazard void and be a Chelsea legend • ‘He has the talent one day to be like Eden,’ defender says• Fee of around £100m should seal Real Madrid move for HazardDavid Luiz has insisted there will be life after Eden Hazard at Chelsea and earmarked Callum Hudson-Odoi, the young England forward whose impressive campaign was so cruelly cut sh...
12:39 2019-05-30

Watching John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's Daughter Negotiate for Candy Is the Sweetest Treat It's hard to say no to this precious face. Chrissy Teigen recently admitted her daughter Luna can be quite the "spitfire." But according to mom's latest Instagram posts,......
23:13 2019-06-03

Easy-listening legend Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to hurricane-ravaged high school band There just aren’t enough Barry Manilow news days, in our opinion. The just-turned 76-year-old easy-listening songwriting legend is still performing in Vegas, and also runs the Manilow Music Project, which is “keeping dreams alive one instrument at a time” by donating to school music programs, and ha...
21:39 2019-06-21

Dave Bartholomew, New Orleans music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, dies at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music who co-wrote and produced such classics as “Ain’t That a Shame” and ″I’m Walkin," has died at 100.        ...
00:39 2019-06-24

Tennis: Wilander recalls 'hellish' foe PARIS - Mats Wilander doesn't need to pause for thought. He knows the greatest player never to have won a Grand Slam and names him with no hesitation....
16:13 2019-06-05

Rafael Nadal Is Tennis Jail “If you want to do or achieve something on the clay, inevitably, at some stage, you will go through Rafa,” Roger Federer said after his French Open quarterfinal, “because he’s that strong, and he will be there.”...
21:00 2019-06-07

What you need to know about tennis prodigy Coco Gauff Cori “Coco” Gauff is a 15-year-old tennis prodigy. She became the youngest woman to win a main-draw Wimbledon match since 1991, beating Venus Williams in the first round....
00:52 2019-07-06

Tennis: Laver Cup becomes official ATP event The Laver Cup team event between Europe and the rest of the world is to become an official part of the ATP Tour, the governing body of men's tennis said on Friday....
11:39 2019-05-24

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

My idols are not tennis players, says Tomic Bernard Tomic admitted his idols "were not in tennis" after bowing out of the French Open with a 6-1 6-4 6-1 thrashing at the hands of American Taylor Fritz on Tuesday....
21:13 2019-05-28

Murray confident of return to top of men's tennis "Former world No.1 Andy Murray has been buoyed by his return to tennis after career-saving hip surgery and is confident he can retake his place among the men\u0027s elite."...
11:00 2019-07-08

Tennis' most successful family affair Venus and Serena Williams have won a combined 29 grand slam singles titles but their beginnings were humble, as their father Richard Williams told CNN....
18:00 2019-05-21

Tennis: Barty a win away from world number one Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian woman to be ranked world number one in more than 40 years if she beats her doubles partner Julia Goerges in the final of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Sunday....
20:01 2019-06-22

New rivalries ready to ignite men's tennis For more than a decade, tennis fans have been over-indulging in the greatest box-set rivalries the sport has known as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic battled for supremacy....
20:39 2019-06-27

| Australian Barty on top of the tennis world Ashleigh Barty became only the second Australian woman to top the world rankings when she won the Birmingham WTA title on Sunday, beating Julia Goerges 6-3, 7-5....
17:26 2019-06-23

Tennis Legends: The French fan conundrum "Eurosport\u0027s tennis legends - John McEnroe, Boris Becker and Mats Wilander - discuss how to improve the attendances on the show courts at Roland Garros."...
12:52 2019-06-04

How did Canada become a tennis superpower? It's complicated Bianca Andreescu, Denis Shapovalov and Félix Auger-Aliassime, who arrive at Roland Garros seeded and poised to make an impact, are the faces of a Canadian revolutionCanada is the toast of pro tennis right now.The country’s rising young stars – Denis Shapovalov, Bianca Andreescu and Félix Auger-Alias...
14:52 2019-05-23

| SA wheelchair tennis ace knocked out at Wimbledon SA wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane's run at Wimbledon came to an end with a straight-set defeat by defending champion Diede de Groot in London...
11:26 2019-07-13

ITF announces changes to World Tennis Tour The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a major change to "optimize" the structure of lower-rung professional tournaments, six months after launching the World Tennis Tour....
01:26 2019-05-24

Love of tennis key to Wawrinka's comeback Stan Wawrinka reached the third round at the French Open on Wednesday and said it was his love of tennis that helped him claw his way back from a painful knee injury....
00:52 2019-05-30

Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Being Accused of Selling Black Students in Mock Slave Auction I’ve never participated in a mock slave auction, but I would imagine a fourth-grade classroom isn’t the ideal place to have one—especially in 2019. Yet here we are, admonishing another teacher for contaminating their learning environment with racist bullshit....
22:26 2019-05-31

Warren Buffett lunch commands record $3.5 million as charity auction nears homestretch The cost of a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, sat at a record $3,500,100 on Thursday afternoon, with a day to go in an annual charity auction....
23:00 2019-05-30

School where teacher allegedly held mock slave auction agrees to make changes, officials say The Chapel School in Bronxville must make changes after a teacher was accused of holding mock slave auctions.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

Exclusive: T-Mobile prepares for Boost auction if Dish Network talks stall - sources T-Mobile US Inc is preparing an alternative plan if a deal to sell wireless assets to Dish Network Corp falls through, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
02:52 2019-06-20

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off without pay as asset auction looms The team was some of the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

Rare Harry Potter book bought at yard sale could fetch thousands at auction A worn-out first edition copy of “Harry Potter” — bought second-hand for roughly $1 twenty years ago — could fetch up to $37,000 at an auction this month. The rare hardback copy of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” is one of just 500 original copies, published in 1997 complete with mi...
23:26 2019-07-02

Chelsea should appoint Frank Lampard but Blues legend needs experienced backroom team, says Ruud Gullit Former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit believes Frank Lampard would be the right appointment for the club if he can bring in an experienced backroom team with him....
00:00 2019-06-17

Kotaku Sony Shows Off PS5 Loading Times | Jalopnik Niki Lauda, Formula One Legend and Three-Time Wor Kotaku Sony Shows Off PS5 Loading Times | Jalopnik Niki Lauda, Formula One Legend and Three-Time World Champion, Dead at 70 | Lifehacker How to Read More Books Without Stalling Out | Gizmodo Scientists Think They Know How Pluto’s Hidden Ocean Stays Liquid | The Takeout Jus’ what kind of pie is chess...
20:13 2019-05-21

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard assembles backroom team as Blues legend begins new era as manager The Frank Lampard era has officially begun at Chelsea after the club legend arrived at Stamford Bridge last week and he has wasted no time in arranging his backroom staff....
02:39 2019-07-11

Deion Sanders' son shares epic story about NFL legend father attending his youth basketball game Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive back Deion Sanders was known for his hard-nosed play on the field and his flashy style off the field and one story reinforced how much of an attention-grabber he was....
16:39 2019-06-28

Will John Legend Fill Adam Levine's Shoes and Start Arguing With Blake Shelton on The Voice? One week Adam Levine is signed on for The Voice season 17, the next he announces he's done--and walking away from a reportedly big payday. Levine's exit was announced by The Voice......
20:13 2019-05-30

Tennis-Serena showed 'bad personality', says Thiem Dominic Thiem accused Serena Williams of showing "bad personality" after he was asked to interrupt a post-match news conference to make room for the American following her French Open defeat....
05:52 2019-06-03

Tennis-Easy win for Federer as Berrettini crumbles Roger Federer's warmup was probably more taxing than his fourth-round match at Wimbledon on Monday as he raced into a record-extending 17th quarter-final with a ruthless dismissal of exciting young Italian Matteo Berrettini....
22:39 2019-07-08

Tennis: Muguruza can win any tournament when she's at her peak, says Corretja Spain's Garbine Muguruza has the potential and talent to win any tournament in the world when she is at her peak despite her recent slide down the singles rankings, two-times French Open finalist Alex Corretja has said....
17:39 2019-05-26

How Elite Tennis Players Crank Out Serves at 150 MPH Serve speeds have been climbing for decades—topping out at 163.7 mph. Here’s how players store all that energy in their bodies to release it in a coordinated strike....
16:52 2019-07-12

| Anisimova, Swiatek future tennis queens, only 17 Seventeen-year-olds Amanda Anisimova and Iga Swiatek both romped into the third round of the French Open to firmly mark themselves out as future stars....
19:39 2019-05-30

Why clay courts mold top tennis players The courts at Roland Garros aren’t just a pretty canvas; many players and coaches believe the surface demands a more fit, well-rounded and strategic player....
21:52 2019-06-04

Bad boy Kyrgios brings electricity to tennis, says McEnroe Few former players are perhaps better qualified to try and fathom the inner workings of volatile Australian Nick Kyrgios than the original "superbrat" John McEnroe but even the American great struggles to figure him out....
03:13 2019-06-22

| Ashleigh Barty: From quitting tennis to world No 1 Newly-crowned world No 1 Ashleigh Barty could never have imagined rising to the summit of the rankings when she took a break from professional tennis in 2014....
03:52 2019-06-24

Vondrousova will be new face of Czech tennis, says Mandlikova Marketa Vondrousova's quest to become the first Czech woman to win the French Open for 38 years fell just short but she is destined to win a Grand Slam title, according to 1981 Roland Garros champion Hana Mandlikova....
00:39 2019-06-09

'There are other kids coming': How Canada is becoming a tennis power Led by Bianca Andreescu on the women's side and Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime on the men's side, Canada has a new crop of players ready to hit it big....
22:00 2019-06-20

Tennis: Barty withdraws from Strasbourg International Ashleigh Barty's French Open preparations suffered a blow on Tuesday when a right arm injury forced the Australian's withdrawal from the Strasbourg International....
23:39 2019-05-21

Tennis: Konta leaves Stephens reeling again Sloane Stephens will be delighted if she never has to face Johanna Konta again after losing to the Briton for the fourth straight occasion and in the second consecutive Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Saturday....
03:26 2019-07-07

Tennis: Black and white's all right for stylish Barty Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is not known for extravagant outfits, preferring to let her tennis do the talking on court, but she made an impression on both counts as she began her French Open campaign in style on Monday....
21:26 2019-05-27

Meet tennis' record unluckiest loser He had an excellent career but Julien Benneteau retired this year having lost a record 10 tennis finals. Still there is, according to the Frenchman, no 'emptiness.'...
18:00 2019-05-21

Bulgarian brothers banned from tennis for corruption LONDON (AP) — Two brothers from Bulgaria have been provisionally suspended from professional tennis for corruption. The Tennis Integrity Unity says 24-year-old Karen Khachatyran and 19-year-old Yuri Khachatyran “are ineligible to compete in or attend any sanctioned event organized or recognize...
14:13 2019-06-17

Tennis: Fognini to make debut at Laver Cup Italian Fabio Fognini will make his debut in the Laver Cup this year after being named in captain Bjorn Borg's Team Europe lineup alongside Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev on Friday....
17:52 2019-06-14

What it’s like to play virtual-reality tennis at Wimbledon I’m no Coco Gauff. At 29 years old, I’m almost twice the tennis phenom’s age with, generously, one-gazillionth of her skill. That gap became abundantly clear when I tried my forehand at virtual-reality tennis at Wimbledon. It was a not-so-grand slam. The fun game, called Champion’s Rally, is located...
21:39 2019-07-09

Chris Evert: Tennis stars under more pressure Former world No. 1 Chris Evert tells CNN that today's tennis stars are under more pressure, due to money and the media, to perform compared with her day....
18:00 2019-05-21

When a Tennis Match Goes Five Sets, Count on Kei Nishikori After his victory over Benoît Paire in the fourth round at Roland Garros, Nishikori had a 23-6 record in five-set matches, one of the top marks of the Open era....
17:26 2019-06-04

Tennis: Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner....
23:13 2019-05-24

Sad Naomi Osaka Is The Saddest Sight In Tennis One endearing thing about Naomi Osaka is that she seems to actually digest and carefully respond to the questions asked of her in press. Where many athletes are ready to spit out some prepackaged platitude—which, in fairness, is about the level of thought that most post-game queries deserve, in any ...
00:26 2019-07-02

Wimbledon: Cori Gauff is tennis' next big thing Her name is Cori. Her nickname is Coco. Her goal is to be the best women's tennis player in the world. Welcome to the world of Cori Gauff, who is suddenly a fan favorite at Wimbledon....
14:26 2019-07-03

Laver Cup getting official status from men’s tennis tour LONDON (AP) — The Laver Cup is getting official status from the men’s tennis tour. The ATP says it has reached an agreement to make the tournament an official part of the yearly calendar, although no ranking points will be awarded to competitors. Roger Federer and his management team played a ...
10:26 2019-05-24

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
17:52 2019-06-21

Apollo 11 flight plan and NASA memo discussing Neil Armstrong’s first words on the Moon up for auction A preliminary flight plan and a NASA memo discussing Neil Armstrong’s historic first words on the Moon are among a host of artifacts from the historic Apollo 11 mission that are up for auction next month....
20:01 2019-06-27

The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion NEW YORK (AP) — The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion. The post The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:13 2019-06-17

Man says South Florida villa he bought at government auction turned out to be a foot-wide piece of land A man who snagged a $177,000 villa for $9,100 now believes he was scammed by the Florida county that put the property up for auction for unpaid property taxes....
18:39 2019-06-16

Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers, Troy Aikman mourn loss of Packers legend Bart Starr The NFL community is mourning the loss of former Green Bay Packers legend and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr, who died Sunday at the age of 85....
00:39 2019-05-27

Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, and John Legend react to Adam Levine's sudden 'The Voice' exit Adam Levine’s fellow The Voice coaches Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson and John Legend are reacting to the news that the Maroon 5 frontman will not be returning to the hit singing competition series, making it clear he will be missed....
02:26 2019-05-25

Chris Farley’s brother recalls growing up with comic legend, shares how family healed after tragic death Kevin Farley, the younger brother of late comic Chris Farley, has come forward to share his bittersweet memories with the “Saturday Night Live” legend....
16:52 2019-05-27

Years after Knute Rockne died in plane crash, fans still honor Notre Dame legend at his grave Decades after Knute Rockne's brilliant life ended in a mysterious plane crash in Kansas, fans still honor Notre Dame football coach at his grave.       ...
01:00 2019-06-09

Living on a shoestring: the reality of tennis below the world of Wimbledon The grind of travelling on a tight budget and having to pay coaches can pay a heavy price on both body and mindMoments after losing a tight, gruelling first-round battle in the qualifying rounds of Wimbledon, Alexandra Cadantu silently exited the court alone, her head bowed and eyes clenched shut. S...
13:00 2019-06-30

Kyrgios must put histrionics to one side and let his tennis talk against Nadal "Nick Kyrgios takes on Rafael Nadal in the second round of Wimbledon. The pair have bad blood but the Australian can take out the world No 2 if his head is in the game on Thursday."...
17:13 2019-07-03

Tennis star, 15, makes history in qualifying for Wimbledon American tennis prodigy Cori "Coco" Gauff just became the youngest player in the Open Era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main draw....
10:26 2019-06-28

Can Coco Gauff break past the tennis old guard? At 15, Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff is the star of Wimbledon. But young players often struggle to make a lasting impactWatching the fearless shot-making and preternatural assurance of 15-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff at Wimbledon last week, many of us found it irresistible to reminisce on what we were doing at th...
14:26 2019-07-07

Tennis: Zverev reaches fourth round after another five-set marathon It took Alexander Zverev all five sets again as he reached the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-4 6-2 4-6 1-6 6-2 victory over Serbian Dusan Lajovic on Saturday....
22:26 2019-06-01

Tennis: Marathon man Zverev ready to go the distance against Fognini Alexander Zverev has made a habit of taking his Roland Garros matches to the fifth set but he is confident that the extra miles he has clocked on court will not be a hindrance when he takes on Italian Fabio Fognini in Monday's fourth-round clash....
05:52 2019-06-03

Italy's men are starting to matter in tennis like its women After four decades of dormancy, male tennis players in Italy are finally showing signs of becoming as good as the women have been        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

How to Play Google's Wimbledon-Inspired Tennis Easter Egg Wimbledon officially ends this weekend. To celebrate the tournament, Google created a fun Easter Egg that allows you to battle in your own tennis match on your phone or computer — you just need to know where to find it....
23:39 2019-07-11

Tennis Toughens Penalties for Weak First-Round Performances Two players have lost all their prize money from Grand Slam tournaments to cover fines for failing to “perform to a professional standard” in first-round matches....
00:26 2019-07-12

Tennis: Tsitsipas's love for clay goes a long way back Stefanos Tsitsipas's style, and his calm, have already drawn comparisons with 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, yet the Greek sensation may in fact have more in common with claycourt master Rafa Nadal....
23:26 2019-05-26

Tennis Legends: Is it OK for Federer and Kyrgios to miss Slams? "John McEnroe, Boris Becker and Mats Wilander discuss whether it\u0027s OK for the top stars - such as Roger Federer and Nick Kyrgios - to miss Grand Slams."...
12:52 2019-06-04

Tennis: No surprise as Kerber shown the exit in first round Angelique Kerber's campaign to complete a career slam was cut short in the French Open first round on Sunday, but that came as no surprise considering the former world number one was playing on her least favorite surface....
16:52 2019-05-26

Tennis: In-form Berrettini cruises into Stuttgart semis Italian Matteo Berrettini cruised into the Stuttgart Open last four on Friday after making light work of American Denis Kudla with a 6-3 6-3 win in just over an hour....
15:00 2019-06-14

'Offensive' tennis shoes taken off shelves by Nike selling for £2,000 Controversial tennis shoes withdrawn from sale by Nike because they featured an old version of the American flag are selling online for almost £2,000....
20:52 2019-07-02

Tennis: Veterans Lopez and Simon set up Queen's final Feliciano Lopez and Gilles Simon struck a blow for the older generation as they held off two of the sport's most exciting young talents to reach the Queen's Club final on Saturday....
21:26 2019-06-22

Tennis: Brazil once ruled Paris but Guga era now seems long way off For a few years at the turn of the century he was the King of Paris and the darling of Brazilian tennis but a failure to build on his success means no one is likely to challenge Gustavo Kuerten as Brazil’s best-known tennis player any time soon....
05:13 2019-05-24

Larrikin or liability: Is Nick Kygrios good for tennis? Nick Kyrgios continues to delight and frustrate in equal measure. Tennis' modern-day bad boy took on bitter rival Rafael Nadal in a heated second-round clash at Wimbledon Thursday and it was another classic in the Kyrgios canon....
18:26 2019-07-05

Tennis: Tsitsipas' joie de vivre could carry him far in Paris World number six Stefanos Tsitsipas has been shooting up the rankings this year and with two titles bagged in 2019, including his first on clay, the carefree young Greek is a force to be reckoned with at the French Open....
05:13 2019-05-24

Tennis greats applaud Barty's rise to No. 1 Australia's greatest female tennis players, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley, have joined in celebrating the rise of compatriot Ashleigh Barty to the No. 1 world ranking which they both held        ...
04:13 2019-06-28

Tennis royalty hands down tips to Britain's Next-Gen royals Almost a century has passed since Prince Albert – later crowned King George VI – turned up in his pristine white trousers and collared shirt to compete in the men’s doubles at Wimbledon....
01:52 2019-07-05

O Canada: Hockey hotbed now produces tennis players, too Canadians Denis Shapovalov, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Bianca Andreescu have all simultaneously broken into the world's elite ranks of tennis players        ...
09:26 2019-05-24

Wheelchair tennis champ: ‘My disability doesn’t stop me from anything’ With her mighty forehand, Joanna Nieh sends a ball blistering past her opponent. “Nice point,” the other player cries. More impressive is that the forehand was delivered from a wheelchair, which is how Nieh, a 17-year-old Upper West Sider, plays tennis. Now the No. 1-ranked player in the US girls-si...
01:26 2019-06-04

Tennis: Barty looking forward to fresh start on grass Newly-crowned French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is looking forward to a fresh start as she gets ready to begin her build-up to Wimbledon on Birmingham's grasscourts next week....
22:13 2019-06-14

Serena returned to tennis to hunt down Slam No. 24, says coach Patrick Mouratoglou has steered Serena Williams to some of her greatest achievements, but the coach has never seen the American work as hard as she has to battle back from injury and illness in pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title....
17:13 2019-07-10

Djokovic has tennis history within grasp at the French Open Novak Djokovic is poised to become only the second man in history to hold all four major titles at once on two separate occasions        ...
22:13 2019-06-06

Kyrgios still wrestling with his tennis soul after Nadal defeat "Timothy Gallwey\u0027s million-selling \"Inner Game of Tennis\" was published 21 years before Nick Kyrgios was born but the author must be sorely tempted to knock out yet another edition with a special chapter devoted to the maverick Australian."...
23:13 2019-07-04

It's not just tennis players – grunters are everywhere. And they're not to be trusted | Andre Spicer From archaeologists to office workers, people feel the need to accompany hard work with a grunt. But why do they do it?When the umpire at Wimbledon calls out “quiet, please”, a religious hush falls over the court. The only things that break the silence are the gentle pop of a bouncing tennis ball, t...
17:13 2019-07-10

Feliciano López denies tennis match fix report Tennis player Feliciano López denies any wrongdoing after being linked by Spanish media to a doubles match at Wimbledon in 2017 that was allegedly fixed        ...
00:52 2019-06-20

Tennis: Rain washes out second day's play at Queen's Club Rain forced the cancellation of the second day's play at the Queen's Club Championships on Tuesday, with matches involving the likes of Stefanos Tsitsipas and Juan Martin del Potro rescheduled for Wednesday....
21:13 2019-06-18

NFL legend Herschel Walker slams California bill aiming to give health care benefits to some illegal immigrants Former NFL running back Herschel Walker on Monday slammed California over a proposed bill that would give healthcare benefits to some illegal immigrants who live in the state....
20:26 2019-06-12

On Tennis: At the Miami Open, It’s Ashleigh Barty’s Turn for a Title The Australian beat Karolina Pliskova for her most significant victory, showing the promise of many more. She also became the 14th different WTA champion this year in 14 events....
14:52 2019-05-21

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Finals....
15:39 2019-06-30

Sloane Stephens coming to New York for World Team Tennis Sloane Stephens will play one match with the New York Empire this summer, The Post has learned. Stephens, the 2017 US Open winner who’s currently ranked No. 7 in the world, will play for the Empire in it’s July 18 home match against the Orange County Breakers at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learni...
21:39 2019-06-06

Tennis: Teenager Gauff set for 'dream' debut against idol Venus Of all the matches spread across the All England Club when Wimbledon begins on Monday none is more intriguing than the one scheduled for late afternoon on Court One between five-times champion Venus Williams and Cori Gauff....
17:39 2019-06-30

Winning Tennis Titles Again, Bob Bryan Is Inspiring Athletes With Hip Injuries Last spring, Bryan thought his career was over. But after an operation on his right hip, he has reunited with his twin brother on the tennis court and resumed winning doubles championships....
14:52 2019-05-21

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for French success Ash Barty was not the only Australian sportswoman competing in elite competition in France this weekend and the newly-crowned Grand Slam tennis champion has sent a message of support to the Matildas ahead of their women's World Cup opener....
11:39 2019-06-09

LTA eager to work with Andy Murray to increase tennis participation • Governing body in regular contact with Murray brothers• Concerns not enough is being done to build on the Scot’s legacyThe chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association has insisted that British tennis’s governing body has a productive relationship with Andy Murray and is determined to build on t...
15:39 2019-06-30

Tennis: Wawrinka means business as he opens with easy victory Stan Wawrinka was barely mentioned in the Wimbledon build-up with all the focus on the men's "big three" and the young guns hoping to shake things up but the Swiss means business....
17:00 2019-07-01

Why we should no longer doubt Novak Djokovic's place among tennis' GOATs For as long as he can remember, Novak Djokovic has been trying to catch and match his two main rivals, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. After a career-defining five-set victory over Federer at Wimbledon on Sunday, Djokovic is chasing them no more....
05:13 2019-07-15

Texas promotes tennis coach Berque after national title Texas has promoted interim men's tennis coach Bruce Berque to permanent status after the Longhorns won the team national championship        ...
09:26 2019-05-24

Tennis: Australian Barty guarantees rise to world number one Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
17:13 2019-06-23

Rankings change to help tennis pros at lower, junior levels Tennis players at the lower and junior levels will have an easier opportunity to move up to the main tours under a new system that makes rankings points available at their tournaments        ...
09:26 2019-05-24

Tennis: Simon grinds down Medvedev to reach Queen's final Gilles Simon ground down fourth seed Daniil Medvedev in a baseline war of attrition to reach the final of the Queen's Club championships on Saturday....
19:13 2019-06-22

Tennis: Osaka adjusting to clay on time for French Open Naomi Osaka believes she is finally getting to grips with claycourt tennis as she is about to start her first grand slam as the top seed at this year's French Open....
23:13 2019-05-24

Tennis: Clay field wide open for new women's champion Want to know who will win the women's French Open? Stick a pin in the draw. That cliche has seldom rang more true than at this year's Roland Garros, where no players stand out and few seem to be hitting form in the run up to the year's second major....
23:13 2019-05-24

Canada united: Warm immigrant welcome breeds tennis heroes Denis Shapovalov and Félix Auger-Aliassime head to Wimbledon with a whole nation behind them as they showcase the country’s enlightened immigration policySomething is stirring in Canada and it has nothing to do with flying hockey pucks or angry bears. Almost from nowhere tennis is buzzing on the big...
23:13 2019-06-30

Snapchat made a Bitomji tennis game to celebrate Wimbledon It's no secret that Snapchat is a big fan of sport, and tennis is no exception. Last year it released a 3D Bitmoji Lens that let users "take on" tennis legend Serena Williams at Wimbledon, now it's launched a real-time Bitmoji multiplayer tennis game......
18:39 2019-07-01

French Open shows present and future of tennis are just fine Historic wins from Rafael Nadal and Ashleigh Barty should comfort anyone worried about what will happen when tennis' most celebrated athletes finally yield to age....
09:52 2019-06-10

Tennis: No fourth Mallorca final for Sevastova as Kenin advances American Sofia Kenin did what no other player has ever done at the Mallorca Open as she stopped Latvian Anastasija Sevastova reaching the final with a 6-4 4-6 6-2 win on Saturday....
19:13 2019-06-22

Tennis: Anderson makes quick work of dispatching Herbert Returning to the lush grasscourts of Wimbledon proved to be just the tonic Kevin Anderson needed on Monday as the 2018 runner-up buried memories of an injury-hit year by easing into the second round with a 6-3 6-4 6-2 win over Pierre-Hugues Herbert....
17:00 2019-07-01

Tennis: Kyrgios throwing chairs okay, as long he cares - Wilander Some might say Nick Kyrgios's withdrawal from the French Open will free the tournament of unwanted distractions but former champion Mats Wilander is definitely not one of them....
23:13 2019-05-24