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  • Sikh man beaten brutally in alleged race hate attack in Birmingham Yesterday

    Birmingham: In a shocking incident, a Sikh man was beaten up brutally in a suspected race hate attack in Broad Street, Birmingham. The video was uploaded onto the internet and the victim was seen trying to cover his face, as a man punched and kicked him during the attack. In the...
  • Taraji P Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son. Henson posted a statement on Instagram Friday afternoon, hours after the Glendale Police Department released video of a traffic stop of the actress' son that...
  • Monica Lewinsky makes a comeback, talks about her relationship with Bill Clinton March 23, 2015

    After her involvement in the scandal that rocked the White House and cost Bill Clinton his Presidency, Monica Lewinsky has made a comeback. She spoke openly about the fallout from her relationship with the former US president. It came just as Bill Clinton's wife Hillary is on the verge of...
  • Formula One is about money making, says Drag race champion Ian King March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Taking a mild dig at Formula One, European drag racing ace Ian King says though he likes the pinnacle of motor sport, it has increasingly become money-driven. "I love watching F1 and the technology involved. But it's all about money, unlike other sports. The top drivers in the world don't...
  • Michael Schumacher's teenage son Mick moves up to Formula 4 March 2, 2015

    Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher's teenage son is following in his father's racing footsteps after moving up to Formula 4 from kart this year, his new team said on Monday. Mick Schumacher, whose father -- a seven-time F1 champion -- suffered severe head injuries in a skiing accident in 2013...
  • Force India hope to debut new F1 car on Friday February 25, 2015

    London: Force India will have a maximum of three days testing with their new Formula One car before the start of the season after the team said it would not debut in Spain until Friday. "The VJM08 will arrive in Barcelona on Friday morning and the final set up will take...
  • Look of the day: Hats off to you! Kangana Ranaut stuns in Dolce & Gabbana outfit February 2, 2015

    She decided to give Filmfare awards a miss. But the actress still made news. Kangana, who was recently spotted at the Signature Derby race stunned in a floral top which she teamed with a beige skirt. She opted for pink pumps to finish the look. ...
  • Jacqueline Fernandez: 'Murder 2' was my first hit; I don't regret doing it February 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says she doesn't regret featuring in a bold film like 'Murder 2' as the Mohit Suri directorial gave her lots of opportunities in the film industry. "I don't regret doing a film like 'Murder 2'. It was my first hit. I had the experience of working with...
  • Three Russian Olympic champions tested positive for doping January 21, 2015

    Moscow: Three Russian Olympic gold medalists in race walking were tested positive for abuse of using performance improving drugs, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) said on Tuesday. Sergey Kirdyapkin and Olga Kaniskina were banned for three years and two months, while Valery Borchin received a ban for eight years from October...
  • Ex-France winger David Ginola enters FIFA presidential race January 16, 2015

    London: Former France winger David Ginola will announce on Friday that he is entering the race to become president of world soccer's governing body FIFA, The Sun reported on Thursday. But the ex-Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur player has no chance of winning the election and is unlikely to get the...
  • F1: Stolen Red Bull trophies found in lake December 17, 2014

    Silverware stolen from the Red Bull Formula One factory in Milton Keynes has been found in a lake, police said on Tuesday. Around 20 trophies have been retrieved of the 60 taken when thieves raided the factory 10 days ago, using a vehicle to drive through the front entrance. The silverware was...
  • Hundreds gather in fresh New York race protests December 5, 2014

    New York: More than 500 people gathered in New York for a second night of protests against the chokehold death of an unarmed black father-of-six by a white officer. The crowd descended on Foley Square near New York police headquarters on Wednesday, carrying placards saying "Black Lives Matter," "Racism Kills" and...
  • Rubens Barrichello wins stock car title in Brazil December 1, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Former Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello has won his first stock car title in Brazil. The 42-year-old Brazilian finished third in Sunday's season-ending race in Curitiba to secure the title in his second full season in the series. Barrichello finished eighth in the drivers' standings last season. It was Barrichello's...
  • Watch: Mark Webber survives horror crash in Brazil December 1, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Mark Webber was undergoing medical checks Sunday after a horrific crash during the final race of the World Endurance Championship in Brazil. The Australian's Porsche collided with Matteo Cressoni's Ferrari before slamming into a wall at Sao Paulo's Interlagos circuit, Xinhua reported. At the time of the incident, Webber was...
  • Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff to compete in Race of Champions October 20, 2014

    London: The Race Of Champions is to feature its first female competitor as Williams F1 development driver Susie Wolff has signed up for the 2014 edition at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Originally from Oban in Scotland, Wolff spent seven years racing in Germany's DTM touring car...
  • Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, Aecio Neves race for support in election runoff October 7, 2014

    Sao Paulo: A tight runoff campaign for Brazil's presidency kicked off on Monday with leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff and pro-business rival Aecio Neves racing to win over supporters of the third-placed candidate after she was knocked out of the election. Neves, a centrist senator who had been widely written off until...
  • Asian Games: Ashwini Akkunji fails to defend women's 400m hurdles title October 1, 2014

    Incheon: India's Ashwini Akkunji failed to defend her women's 400 metres hurdles title as she finished fourth and out of medal contention in the final of the Asian Games on Wednesday. Ashwini, who had won gold in 400m hurdles and 4X400m relay four years ago at Guangzhou, could not impress at...
  • Asian Games: Khushbir Kaur clinches silver in women's 20km race walk September 28, 2014

    Incheon: Khushbir Kaur on Sunday became the first Indian woman to clinch a 20km Race Walk silver medal in the Asian Games by bettering her personal best and setting a new national record in the process. The 21-year-old from Amritsar clocked 1:33:07 to improve on her previous personal best of 1:33:37,...
  • Asian Games: Irfan finishes fifth, Krishnan disqualified in 20km race walk September 28, 2014

    Incheon: India's KT Irfan finished fifth, while Ganapathi Krishnan was disqualified from the men's 20km race walk of the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday. Irfan clocked 1:23:18, finishing more than three minutes behind gold-medallist Wang Zhen (1:19:45) of China. Irfan's timing on Sunday was not even his personal best, which...
  • Protests likely over Ajit Singh's bungalow, Delhi Metro shuts down one station September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro on Tuesday shut down one of its stations in view of expected protests over the vacation of RLD leader Ajit Singh's official bungalow on Tuesday, officials said. The Delhi Metro shut down the Race Course Metro station on its Yellow Line which runs between Jahangirpuri in...
  • First look: KTM RC 390, liquid cooled engine and single cylinder September 14, 2014

    The all new bike KTM RC 390 shares the same engine as The Duke 390. With liquid cooled engine and a single cylinder, this bike has a lot to offer. Costing Rs 2.05 lakh, the bike is a must for anyone who wants to master the art of bike riding. ...
  • Race Walker Irfan aims medal at Asian Games August 19, 2014

    Patiala: India's K T Irfan has rued the lack of international competitions for race walkers but still feels he can have a shot at a medal in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Irfan, who comfortably won the men's 20km race walk competition in the Federation Cup Senior National...
  • NASCAR champion Stewart kills dirttrack driver, no charges pending August 11, 2014

    Veteran NASCAR champion Tony Stewart retreated from competition on Sunday after he struck and killed an aggrieved young driver walking on a dirt track in a lowstakes race, in an incident highlighting the risks and bravado around car racing. Authorities in New York state said that they had found no evidence...
  • Manchester City sign Argentinian midfielder Bruno Zuculini August 9, 2014

    Manchester: Premier League champion Manchester City has completed the signing of midfielder Bruno Zuculini from Argentinian side Racing Club. The 21yearold Argentine was part of City's preseason tours of Scotland and the United States and scored in a friendly against Kansas City. Zuculini says he's "looking forward to the experiences which this...
  • Silas Kiplagat shocks world champ Kiprop in sizzling 1,500m July 19, 2014

    Kenyan Silas Kiplagat shocked compatriot Asbel Kiprop to become the fourthfastest 1,500 metres runner of all time at a sizzling Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday. Kiplagat broke through to run a yearleading three minutes, 27.64 seconds and surprise twotime world champion Kiprop, who was attempting to break Hicham El Guerrouj's...
  • Delhi Metro again shuts one station June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Friday shut down its Race Course station for indefinite time due to the ongoing protest by UPSC aspirants against changes made in the pattern of the civil services examination. The Metro station was shut down at around 5 pm on Friday. "As nearly 1,200 protesters are still...
  • Saif Ali Khan: Story of 'Race' was better than sequel June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan, who is looking forward to work in the third instalment of the 'Race' series, said 'Race' had a better story line than its sequel. In the next sequel 'Race 3', which is currently in the planning stage, will once again feature Saif Ali Khan in...
  • PM Modi to move to his official residence 7 RCR today: sources May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is still placed at the Gujarat Bhawan, is likely to move to 7 Race Course Road on Friday, say sources. According to the sources, 7 Race Course Road houses five bungalows spread over about 12 acres. Modi will be the first Prime Minister...
  • PM Narendra Modi likely to move to 7 RCR on Friday: sources May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is still placed at the Gujarat Bhawan, is likely to move to 7 Race Course Road on Friday, say sources. According to the sources, 7 Race Course Road houses five bungalows spread over about 12 acres. Modi will be the first Prime Minister...
  • Fernando Alonso to wave off Le Mans 24 Hour race May 27, 2014

    Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso will wave the official starting flag for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race next month. The Spaniard, who was invited by the organisers as a leading representative of Ferrari, said he looked forward to catching up with old friend Mark Webber, the Australian...