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  • Red Bull celebrate success with donuts at helipad October 31, 2013

    Dubai: To celebrate winning the Formula One Drivers' and Constructors' Championships for the fourth consecutive year, Red Bull Racing ran one of their cars at one of the most recognised locations on earth, the helipad of Burj Al Arab hotel. Perched 210 metres above the sea, on a helipad 24 metres...
  • '24' is drawing youngsters to TV: Anil Kapoor October 31, 2013

    Kolkata: Receiving compliments for his debut television production '24' is a pleasure for actor Anil Kapoor. He said that the biggest achievement of the thriller is that it has managed to hook youngsters. "The best thing is that youngsters who never used to watch TV are hooked to it. They have...
  • Supreme Court refuses to put a stay on Formula 1 race, adjourns case till Nov 1 October 24, 2013

    Supreme Court has refused to put a stay on Formula 1 race on Friday after a petition was filed to put the mega event on hold for alleged tax default. The court has adjourned the matter till November 1st which means the event will take place on Saturday as scheduled. Two...
  • Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan team up again for ROC October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: India will be representing in the Race Of Champions (ROC) for the second time after Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan signed up for ROC 2013, to be held at Bangkok's Rajamangala Stadium on the weekend of December 1415. The former Formula 1 drivers joined forces for Team India at...
  • 2014 calendar 'beyond the limit' for Formula One teams October 4, 2013

    Yeongam: Formula One's record 22 race calendar for 2014 is 'beyond the limit' for teams but looks likely to be trimmed before it becomes definitive, according to Red Bull team principal Christian Horner. Three races on the calendar released last week have asterisks against them South Korea, New Jersey and...
  • Hunt for India's next Formula One driver September 27, 2013

    Buddh International Circuit (BIC) is all set to host JK Racing this weekend. Chennai's Vishnu Prasad is leading the points table at the moment. ...
  • Murray, Djokovic, Nadal seal ATP Tour finals spot; Federer battling September 10, 2013

    London: Britain's Andy Murray joined world number one Novak Djokovic and newly-crowned US Open champion Rafael Nadal as definite qualifiers for the ATP World Tour finals on Tuesday but Roger Federer faces a battle to make the eight-man field. Despite falling at the quarter-final stage in his defence of the US...
  • Coaxed by daughters, Anil Kapoor joins Twitter August 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor is on Twitter. He says his daughters actress Sonam and filmmaker Rhea pushed him into joining the microblogging site. "So after all that coaxing by my digitally savvy daughters, I am finally on Twitter. Let's connect," Anil posted in his first tweet Tuesday. Both Sonam...
  • Nitish rules himself out of PM race, says he is not fit for it August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ruled himself out of the Prime Ministerial race for 2014 Lok Sabha polls but he did not rule not the formation of a Third Front like government. Speaking at Network18's Think India Dialogue, the Chief Minister said the Prime Ministerial post...
  • Milkha Singh's 'The Race of My Life' is a disappointing package deal August 2, 2013

    Milkha Singh's autobiography couldn't have found a more opportune time for its release but leaves you wondering what extra did it tell than shown in the movie on his life Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. The biopic has proved to be a kind of rebirth for India's most celebrated runner. He is...
  • World Supersport race called off after rider Antonelli dies July 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The World Supersport Race in Moscow was called off on Sunday after a fatal crash on the opening lap claimed the life of young Italian rider Andrea Antonelli. The 25yearold Kawasaki rider fell in heavy rains and banged his head against the race course in the opening lap. Handicapped...
  • Interview: Milkha Singh on Milkha Singh part II July 20, 2013

    (Continuing after Part I) Asian Games, Tokyo, 1958. I was itching to jump to that, but held myself back. It was equally important to know when did it all begin. That's how I continued. When did you realise that you can become an athlete? MS: The credit for that goes to the...
  • Race of Champions returning to Bangkok July 18, 2013

    The annual Race of Champions event, won by Germany's Formula One champions Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher for the past six years, is returning to Bangkok in December. Organisers said in a statement on Thursday that Thailand had successfully bid to hold the event again at the Rajamangala stadium on December...
  • Rahul Gandhi is still in prime ministerial race, says Congress July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress has on Saturday indicated that the party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is still in the prime ministerial race. The comments came in the wake of party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh sparked controversy on Friday saying that the party will not declare Rahul as its prime ministerial...
  • Is Deepika Padukone Bollywood's new muse? July 11, 2013

    Deepika Padukone is the new chosen one of Bollywood. After hits like 'Cocktail' and 'Race 2', the model turned actress nailed it with her monster hit 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'. She will be next seen in Rohit Shetty's 'Chennai Express'. ...
  • Weekley, Bjorn among 10 to book British Open tickets July 8, 2013

    London: American Boo Weekley and Dane Thomas Bjorn are among 10 players who have booked their places in next week's 142nd British Open at Muirfield through the FedExCup and Race to Dubai standings. The Royal & Ancient organisers said in a news release on Monday that five Race to Dubai moneylist...
  • Bollywood's midyear report card: Top 21 songs of 2013 July 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The super success of Bhatt camp's 'Aashiqui 2' and Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera' will help the Hindi film industry in going back to the era of melodious music. In our section of midyear Bollywood report card, we have compiled a list of top 21 superhit songs of 2013 so...
  • HP aims to reenter the global smartphone race July 1, 2013

    Beijing: Technology giant HP is looking at reentering the smartphone race and is working on launching a new device, which will offer a "differentiated experience" to consumers. Without giving a timeline, HP Senior Director Consumer PC and Media Tablets Asia Pacific Yam Su Yin told PTI that the company is...
  • Yohan Blake not ruled out of world 100m title defence: Manager June 30, 2013

    Kingston: World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake has not been ruled out of defending his title in Moscow in August because of injury, his manager Cubie Seegobin said on Sunday, knocking down media reports that the Jamaican was to undergo surgery. "There is absolutely no discussions or plans for any surgery...
  • F1 boss waives Nurburgring entry fee June 27, 2013

    Onsale Nurburgring race track must have heaved a sigh of relief with Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone waiving the 14millioneuro entry fee, according to a report on iafrica.com. Nurburgring GmbH, the company that owns the track, has filed for insolvency and put the track up for sale since May 15. On...
  • F1 could lose European races, warns Ecclestone June 27, 2013

    Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has sounded warning bells for European races that face an axe "in favour of emerging markets" over the next couple of years. "It is possible that Europe will lose a couple of races in favour of emerging markets," Ecclestone said during an interview with the...
  • Mumbai: Congress corporator assaulted by Shiv Sena leaders June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday was virtually converted into a battleground over the fate of the prestigious Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai. The deliberations turned ugly when a woman Congress corporator was assaulted by two Shiv Sena women colleagues and the matter reached the Azad Maidan Police Station...
  • Williams to celebrate 600 F1 races at British GP June 25, 2013

    Silverstone: Williams will celebrate completing 600 races in Formula 1 at the British Grand Prix here this weekend. Founded in 1977 by Frank Williams and Patrick Head, Williams have secured 297 podiums, 114 race wins and 16 World Championship titles over the past 36 years. Nine of these titles have been won...
  • Aishwarya Rai joins Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles at a royal do June 19, 2013

    Looking regal each time they make a public appearance might be the biggest stressor for many celebrities. But in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's case, sporting a royal look is almost natural. The actress stepped out in a flattering black and white lace outfit to attend the Royal Ascot horse race meeting...
  • Red Bull boss Christian Horner awarded OBE June 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Formula 1 team Red Bull's boss Christian Horner has been rewarded for his services to motorsport with the Order of British Empire (OBE). "I'm naturally shocked. It's all a bit unexpected, incredible really," Horner said. "To be in the company of men and women who have achieved such...
  • Maharashtra CM denies giving Shiv Sena any assurance for a theme park June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan says that he has not given any assurances to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for setting up of a theme park at the Mahalakshmi Race Course in Maharashtra. Uddhav had claimed on Sunday that a theme park will be set up at the...
  • Will Shaam be lucky for Surender Reddy? May 29, 2013

    Chennai: Director Surendar Reddy has roped in his lucky mascot Shaam for the third time for Telugu actiondrama 'Race Gurram'. He is confident that Tamil actor will again bring him success. Shaam had previously acted in Surendar's two films 'Kick' and 'Oosaravalli'. While the former was a blockbuster and will...
  • Allu Arjun shoots in Hyderabad for 'Race Gurram' May 25, 2013

    Allu Arjun is busy shooting for his upcoming film 'Race Gurram'. The shooting will commence from June 7th in Hyderabad. Shruthi Haasan will costar Allu Arjun in the film. Surender Reddy will weild the megaphone for the film. The film is a commercial entertainer and is expected to garner a huge...
  • Vettel under pressure to get pole at Monaco GP May 25, 2013

    Monaco: Sebastian Vettel needs to rediscover his speed in qualifying if he is to protect his overall Formula One lead at the Monaco Grand Prix. Monaco is the hardest track to overtake on in F1, with only two drivers winning from outside of pole position in the last 10 years, so...
  • Mumbai: BMC unlikely to renew Mahalaxmi race course's lease May 14, 2013

    Mumbai: The iconic race course at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai may soon by replaced by an international theme park. The Shiv Sena ruled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) says it may not renew the 99year lease to the Royal Western Indian Turf Club which runs the race course. The lease expires on...