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  • Khulavy wins Olympic mountain bike gold August 12, 2012

    Hadleigh: World champion Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Czech Republic won a twoman sprint on Sunday to take the gold medal in the mountain bike race of the London Games. Kulhavy made the most of a final steep ascent on the technical circuit in the English countryside to move ahead of Nino...
  • Olympics: Khulavy wins mountain bike gold August 12, 2012

    London: World champion Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Czech Republic won a twoman sprint to claim the Olympic gold medal in the mountain bike race of the London Games on Sunday. Kulhavy made the most of a final steep ascent on the technical circuit in the English countryside to move ahead of...
  • Olympics: Lashmanova wins 20km Race Walk gold August 11, 2012

    London: Elena Lashmanova of Russia set a world record in the women's 20kilometer race walk to win an Olympic gold on Saturday, overtaking defending champion Olga Kaniskina shortly before the finish. The 20yearold Lashmanova was behind her Russian teammate throughout the race in which Kaniskina was leading until the finish line...
  • Olympics: Spain wins women's sailing gold August 11, 2012

    Weymouth: Tamara Echegoyen, Angela Pumariega and Sofia Toro of Spain won the Olympic gold medal in women's match racing on Saturday, thanks in part to a boathandling error by Australia that swept its skipper into the water. With the bestof5 match tied at 1, the boats were sailing nearly sidebyside downwind...
  • Olympics: Rana finishes 36th in men's 50km walk August 11, 2012

    London: India's Basanta Bahadur Rana created a national record but that could only ensure him a 36th place in the men's 50km walk at the London Olympics here on Saturday. Rana took three hours, 56 minutes and 48 seconds to complete the race. Sergey Kirdyapkin of Russia strolled to the gold medal....
  • Russia's Kirdyapkin wins gold in 50km Race Walk August 11, 2012

    London: Sergei Kirdyapkin of Russia won gold in the 50kilometer walk at the London Games on Saturday, breaking the Olympic record by more than a minute. Kirdyhapkin finished 54 seconds ahead of Jared Tallent of Australia, who took silver. Si Tianfeng of China was 1 minute, 17 seconds behind to win...
  • Kochi boats to create ripples in Punnamada August 10, 2012

    Tripunithura: With the 60th edition of the Nehru Trophy Boat Race all set to put Punnamada lake on fire, the boat clubs in Ernakulam are also planning to be part of the extravaganza. A chundan vallam and a few odi vallams from the district, will participate in the race. Magnificent...
  • Go for Glory: Sprint double for Usain Bolt August 10, 2012

    CNNIBN's experts talk about the recordbreaking feat by the Jamaican sprinter after retaining the 200m title. ...
  • Hungary's Risztov wins gold in women's 10k marathon swim August 9, 2012

    London: Eva Risztov of Hungary has won the women's Olympic open water race at Hyde Park, holding off American Haley Anderson in a sprint to the finish. Risztov was out front most of the way in the grueling 10kilometer race, leading a fivewoman pack that broke away from the rest of...
  • Bolt still the favourite for 200m: Carl Lewis August 9, 2012

    Having set the track ablaze in the men's 100m sprint, Usain Bolt will once again be the favourite to clinch Thursday night's 200m dash, says ninetime Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis. Talking exclusively to CNNIBN from London, the 51yearold American said the three runners from Jamaica Bolt, Yohan Blake and...
  • Race 2: 'Allah Duhai' song to be recreated August 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Four years after their 'Allah Duhai Hai' track from AbbasMustan's 'Race' went on to become a chartbuster, the makers of the sequel have decided to recreate the song in the film. It is currently being shot at Mehboob Studios. Producer Ramesh Taurani says, "We have retained the same phrase 'Allah...
  • Olympic rowing: SA takes gold in coxless fours August 2, 2012

    London: South African rowers pipped Britain and defending champions Denmark to gold at the Olympics in a thrilling lightweight coxless fours race here on Thursday. South Africa's James Thompson, Matthew Brittain, John Smith and Sizwe Ndlovu, world silver medalists, completed the 2km course in six minutes, 2.84 seconds. The British team of...
  • Olympics: Blake downplays experience factor August 2, 2012

    London: World 100 metres sprint champion Yohan Blake has dismissed experience as a key factor in the contest at the London Olympics this weekend. The 22yearold is one of the favourites to win the Olympic 100 metres but will enter the competition with the odds stacked against him. While he is...
  • Deepika talks about 'Cocktail' and her upcoming films July 24, 2012

    Post her feisty role in 'Cocktail', Deepika Padukone says she is now working on 'Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani', 'Race 2' and 'Kochadaiyan' with Rajinikanth. ...
  • Hamilton wants night race in Moscow July 15, 2012

    Moscow: McLarens Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton wants a Singaporestyle night race on the streets of Moscow, the 2008 world champion said in the Russian capital Sunday. Russia is due to host its first Grand Prix in 2014 in the southern coastal resort of Sochi, but clamour has been growing to...
  • Demystified: How the President of India is elected July 2, 2012

    All that you should know about the Indian Presidential election: What are the roles and the powers of the President of India? India has adopted the system of Parliamentary democracy, where in the powers of the Government are vested in the political office of the Prime Minister. The President of India holds...
  • Presidential poll: A game changer for the UPA? June 14, 2012

    What was expected to be a routine election, may now be a big game changer and may also decide the fate of the UPAII government. ...
  • Bangalore: Pedalling his way to Race Across America June 14, 2012

    Bangalore: Samim Rizvi, the only Indian to ever qualify for the Race Across America (RAAM), known to be the worlds toughest cycling race, has got a leap start no doubt. Sponsored by LeapStart, Indias premier physical education and sports program, Samim pedaled his way to glory this Wednesday. Championing excellence through...
  • 'Race 2' vs 'Shootout at Wadala' in January 2013 May 31, 2012

    Mumbai: At a time when most Bollywood biggies avoid a direct clash at the box office, Anil Kapoor and John Abraham's two new films 'Race 2' and 'Shootout at Wadala', are all set to release within a week of each other next January. Date drama Incidentally, John and Anil star...
  • Vadodara: Fire at Race Course Tower, all rescued May 22, 2012

    Vadodara: A massive fire broke out at Race Course Tower in Vadodara, Gujarat on Tuesday afternoon. The fire broke out at the fourth floor of the building but all the occupants of the building were rescued, and there are no reports of casualties. Race Course Tower is an important commercial...
  • Poll: Who's your choice for the next President of India? May 22, 2012

    India's highest Constitutional post falls vacant on July 24, 2012 when President Pratibha Patil's term ends. Several names are doing the rounds as nominees for the top post, including that of Vice President Hamid Ansari, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and NCP leader and former Lok...
  • Irfan qualifies for Olympics in 20km walk May 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Young Khushbir Kaur finished a disappointing 71st in women's 20km race walk after Irfan Kolothum Thodi qualified for London Olympics in men's 20km competition on the second and final day of the IAAF World Race Walking Cup at Saransk, Russia on Sunday. Khushbir, who had bettered the Olympics qualification...
  • We have two fingers on the trophy: Mancini May 9, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini insists his side still have work to do if they are to be crowned Premier League champions for the first time since 1968. The Blues host QPR on Sunday knowing a win will almost definitely be enough to see them lift the Premier League trophy,...
  • Manchester United empire is not crumbling: Evra May 8, 2012

    Manchester: Patrice Evra has declared that, while Manchester United look likely to lose their Premier League crown to rivals Manchester City, talk of a demise and a lowering of standards is somewhat premature. United head into the final day of the season needing QPR to do them a favour at Eastlands,...
  • Mancini ready to accept 'favourties' tag for City May 7, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has once again insisted the title race is not "finished", despite his side's 20 victory over Newcastle United at Sports Direct Arena on Sunday. A secondhalf double from Yaya Toure ensured the Italian's side remained top of the Premier League going into the final game...
  • Ferguson retains hope ahead of last day decider May 7, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has refused to throw in the towel on the Premier League title race after his side's 20 victory over Swansea as they sit behind city rivals Manchester City on goal difference with one game left to play. The club currently trail Roberto Mancini's side on...
  • Race 2: Jacqueline trains hard for action scenes May 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who is shooting for 'Race 2', has been training hard for the action sequences and hopes the effort pays off. "I am working hard on the action for 'Race 2' and concentrating on putting all my time and effort into that," the 26yearold said here. She...
  • Newcastle game tougher than Man Utd: Mancini May 5, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester City's visit to inform Newcastle United on Sunday will be more difficult than last Monday's match against title rivals Manchester United, according to manager Roberto Mancini. The Italian said fifthplaced Newcastle would approach the game against Premier League leaders City in an extremely confident mood after their 20 victory...
  • President race heats up, parties' demands grow May 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the Congress looks for consensus on a presidential candidate, the demands of various parties are growing, putting the party in a bind. While North East leader PA Sangma has insisted that a tribal candidate be made the president, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo...
  • Juventus under pressure after Milan cut lead May 4, 2012

    Rome: The Serie A title chase has taken a surprising turn with only two rounds remaining, leaving Juventus with just a onepoint lead over AC Milan. Juventus looked set to keep their threepoint lead intact until an error from goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon handed 10man Lecce a late equalizer in a 11...