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4 May 2020
Hafthor Bjornsson, who played Gregor ‘The Mountain’ Clegane in the Game of Thrones television series, claims a deadlift world record of 501 kilogrammes or 1,104 pounds.
30 Oct 2019
HBO ordered 10 episodes of a "Game of Thrones" spinoff called "House of the Dragon," the network said on Tuesday, shortly after reports emerged that the premium cable channel had nixed another series set in the world created by author George R.R. Martin.
23 Sep 2019
HBO's "Game of Thrones" won its fourth award for best series, while the network racked up the most trophies. "Fleabag" was the surprise of the night, winning best series, actress, director and writing in comedy.
2 Jun 2019
A representative for Harington has confirmed his choice to check to take a mental health break. The ‘Game of Thrones’ star has reportedly decided to deal with “personal issues” following the show’s conclusion. Kit Harington Representative, via ‘Reuters’ Harington, who played the character of Jon Snow for nearly eight years, has spoken openly in the past about his struggles with fame.
21 May 2019
The following contains spoilers regarding the HBO epic's final episode. The actor says he knew Jon Snow's killing of Daenerys Targaryen would anger fans. I think it's going to divide. But if you track [Daenerys'] story all the way back, she does some terrible things.
20 May 2019
Some 200 New Yorkers cast aside worries Sunday over the coming work week to focus instead on the coming of winter - the series finale of, "Game of Thrones."
18 May 2019
The 'Game of Thrones' star recently confessed the difficulty of stardom on Fearne Cotton’s podcast, ‘Happy Place.’ She spoke about how social media’s “constant feed” harmed her psyche and caused self-hatred.
8 May 2019
HBO Admits Starbucks Cup in 'Game of Thrones' Episode Was a 'Mistake' Fans were quick to notice a coffee up accidentally left in a scene during the latest episode of ‘Game of Thrones.’ The television network has already-removed the coffee cup from the episode on HBO's streaming site. It is still visible in the On-Demand version of the episode, but will likely also be fixed soon.
2 May 2019
A waiter in Rawalpindi has found fame due to his resemblance to "Game of Thrones" actor, who plays popular character Tyrion Lannister.
13 Apr 2019
Game of Thrones is no stranger to violence, but which character has committed the most war crimes so far? The Australian Red Cross analyzed every episode ahead of the final season — and their answer might surprise fans.
12 Apr 2019
TV series show: The 'Game of Thrones' grand finale.
10 Apr 2019
As millions of fans around the world anticipate the premiere of the final season of the hit HBO show, Game of Thrones, the Danish actor and UN Goodwill ambassador who stars as Jamie Lannister paid a visit to Rwanda to spread awareness and support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in the country.

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