HUNGARY

  • Lewis Hamilton looking for a high five in Hungary July 23, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton may not be putting the Buddha into Budapest this weekend but he could be tempted to seek divine assistance if luck goes against him in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix. The Mercedes Formula One driver needs a win to cut into teammate Nico Rosberg's 14point championship lead after 10 of...
  • Van Persie hattrick breaks Dutch scoring record October 12, 2013

    Amsterdam: Robin van Persie broke the Netherlands' goalscoring record when he struck a hattrick to reach 41 international goals in their World Cup qualifier against Hungary on Friday. The striker netted after 15, 42 and 52 minutes to break the 40goal record held by Patrick Kluivert as the Dutch won 81...
  • Amit Kumar wins silver at World Wrestling Championships September 17, 2013

    Indian wrestling discovered a new star on Monday with 19-year-old Amit Kumar winning silver medal at the World Championships in Hungary. ...
  • Sushil Kumar to return in 2014 August 12, 2013

    Twin Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar is set to miss the World Wrestling Championships to be held in Hungary's capital Budapest from September 16 to 22 this year but will return in 2014. Sushil, who clinched the silver medal in the London Olympics to go one better on the bronze he won...
  • Mario Goetze debuts with two goals for Bayern in Hungary August 12, 2013

    Gyor, Hungary: Germany midfielder Mario Goetze celebrated his Bayern Munich debut with two goals in a 41 friendly win at Hungarian champions Gyor on Sunday. "The result could have been better for Bayern," Goetze told the club website. "Sure, it was only a friendly but it was quite special for me." The...
  • Record floods reach Budapest, Suzuki halts plant June 10, 2013

    Budapest: The river Danube was set to reach record levels in Budapest on Sunday night and dikes have been strengthened at critical points to protect the capital from flooding, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said. Tens of thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes and there have been at...
  • IKEA takes meatballs off Europe menus after horsemeat found February 26, 2013

    Prague/Stockholm: Sweden's IKEA stopped nearly all sales of meatballs at its furniture store cafeterias across Europe after tests in the Czech Republic on Monday showed some contained horsemeat. The world's No 1 furniture retailer, known also for the signature restaurants at its huge out-of-town stores, said it was pulling all meatballs...
  • Lens brace gives Holland easy win vs Hungary September 12, 2012

    Budapest: Jeremain Lens scored twice to lead Netherlands to a 41 win over Hungary in a qualifier for the 2014 World Cup on Tuesday. Lens scored his first in the third minute, heading in a pass from the right side by Luciano Narsingh, only for Hungary to equalize four minutes later...
  • Olympics: Hungary win gold in men's K2 1000m August 8, 2012

    London: Rudolf Dombi and Roland Kokeny of Hungary won Olympic gold in the men's 1,000meter K2 on Wednesday, beating their fastfinishing Portuguese rivals in a photo finish. Dombi and Kokeny became Hungary's first winners of the event by crossing the finish line just fivehundreths of a second ahead of Fernando Pimenta...
  • Olympics: Hungary win gold in K4 500m sprint August 8, 2012

    London: Hungary ended the 16year dominance of Germany in the women's 500meter K4 at the Olympic Games by beating its fierce rival to gold at Dorney Lake on Wednesday. The Hungarian quartet of Gabriella Szabo, Danuta Kozak, Katalin Kovacs and Krisztina Fazekas won in an Olympicbest time of 1 minutes, 30.827...
  • Singara Chennai to look like Budapest? August 6, 2012

    Chennai: Chennais slums and crowded areas could well look like scenic Budapest in the next few years. After top brass from the State government and the Chennai Corporation undertook a tour of the Hungarian capital, they submitted a report on how to replicate their redevelopment schemes and beautify Singara Chennai....
  • Olympics: Gyurta wins gold in 200m breaststroke August 2, 2012

    London: Daniel Gyurta of Hungary set a world record to win the 200meter breaststroke at the London Olympics on Wednesday. Gyurta clocked 2 minutes, 7.28 seconds, shaving 0.03 off the previous mark set by Christian Sprenger of Australia at the 2009 world championships in a nowbanned bodysuit. Michael Jamieson of Britain touched...
  • Hungary's Szilagyi wins Olympic gold in saber July 30, 2012

    London: Aron Szilagyi of Hungary won the Olympic gold medal in the men's individual saber, beating Diego Occhiuzzi of Italy 158 after the top four seeds all stumbled out before the semifinals. It was the second medal at a major competition for the 22yearold Szilagyi, who beat defending champion Man Zhong...
  • Massa to thank lifesaving staff July 28, 2010

    Budapest: Ferrari's Felipe Massa has much to be thankful for on his return to Hungary this weekend, even if his Formula One title hopes and reputation have taken a heavy hit. The Brazilian has fully recovered physically from the lifethreatening head injuries he suffered a year ago at the Hungaroring, and...
  • Pepe header gives Portugal win over Hungary September 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Portugal have picked themselves up from Saturday's 11 draw with Denmark with a 10 success at Hungary, a result which puts them back in the race for a spot in South Africa. The visitors were the first side to create danger, when on two minutes Bodnar lost the ball...
  • Easy matches for Italy, Spain; tough one for Portugal September 9, 2009

    New Delhi: World Cup winners Italy and European champions Spain will be in action in World Cup 2010 qualification matches on Wednesday night. Italy take on Bulgaria in a Group 8 tie and though the Azzurri are on top of the group, a point ahead of Ireland with an extra match...
  • South Korea defeat Hungary, win women's handball bronze August 23, 2008

    Beijing: Twotimes Olympic champions South Korea staged a late surge to defeat Hungary 3328 and claim the women's handball bronze medal on Saturday. The Koreans came from behind to grind out victory against a dogged Hungarian outfit, posting a win that will ease their pain over missing out on the gold...
  • Hamilton takes pole at Hungarian Grand Prix August 2, 2008

    Budapest: World championship leader Lewis Hamilton put himself on course for a third successive Grand Prix victory after grabbing an emphatic pole position for Sunday's Hungary race. Hamilton powered around the blisteringly hot Hungaroring track in one minute 20.899 seconds, with team mate Heikki Kovalainen posting the second best time of...
  • Hungarian soccer great Puskas dies November 17, 2006

    Budapest: Hungarian soccer great Ferenc Puskas has died in a Budapest hospital. He was 79. Puskas died 0600 hrs GMT (1100 hrs IST) on Friday at the Kutvolgyi hospital due to respiratory and circulatory failure, family spokesman Gyorgy Szollosy said. Puskas had been hospitalised for six years with Alzheimer's disease and was...
  • Hungary's first cloned mouse born November 17, 2006

    Budapest: Hungarian scientists have succeeded in producing the country's first cloned mouse, the head of the research team told MTI news agency Thursday. The mouse, dubbed "Klonilla" is the fruit of three years of work by 20 researchers at the Agricultural Biotechnology Research Centre in Godollo, near Budapest. Professor Andras Dinnyes said...