RACE

  • Race for White House: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney October 4, 2012

    US Presidential elections contenders Mitt Romney and Barack Obama came face to face in a debate on Wednesday. While Republican Mitt Romney attacked President Barack Obama on his economic record, jobs and the fiscal deficit, the Democrat insisted he's fighting for America's middle class. ...
  • Presidential debate seen as potential turning point for Romney October 4, 2012

    Denver: Republican candidate Mitt Romney gets his first chance on Thursday to go headtohead in a debate against President Barack Obama, and potentially turn the tide of a campaign that has seen him trailing for weeks by a slim but steady margin. The 90minute encounter could reach 60 million people on...
  • Karun and team qualify sixth in Endurance Championship September 29, 2012

    Bahrain: Indias Karun Chandhok and his JRM Racing qualified sixth for the inaugural Six Hours of Bahrain, the sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship to be run here Sunday. Chandhok, driving the HPD ARX 03a for the 20minute session, recorded a best time of one minute, 48.784 seconds on...
  • Xbox games get children moving, but benefits unclear September 26, 2012

    New York: Kids burned more calories while playing dance and boxing video games than they did during a sedentary car racing game, in a new UK study. Researchers said it's not surprising children would get their body working harder while playing a game on Kinect for the Xbox 360 that...
  • Hyderabad boys design their own car, win race September 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: Ever wanted to race like Lewis Hamilton? The very sound of the engines, vrooming in and fading like a missile, sets the adrenaline pumping. Now, imagine designing your own car and hitting the track in top gear on a racing circuit. That was exactly what 25 boys from Muffakham...
  • Karun Chandhok finishes seventh at Silverstone August 27, 2012

    Silverstone: Indian racer Karun Chandhok, in his JRM Racing, finished seventh overall in the 6 Hours of Silverstone in the fourth round of the World Endurance Championship. Just months after entering the championship in the tight LMP1 class, JRM showed solid improvement by finishing fourth in the privateer class here on...
  • Split widens as Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi move apart August 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The rift between Anna Hazare aides seems to be widening with India Against Corruption member Arvind Kejriwal deciding to target all the political parties on corruption, while Kiran Bedi making it clear that she only wants the Congress to be targetted, and not the BJP. Cracks were seen in...
  • Protest march: How the day unfolded August 26, 2012

    New Delhi: 9.35 pm: Alleging that there is no "Opposition" left in the country, activist Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said he will sit on a dharna outside the residence of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal to protest the police action against his supporters there. He alleged people...
  • Coalgate: Stir outside 7 RCR, Kejriwal detained August 26, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption (IAC) members Arvind Kejriwal and Gopal Rai were detained outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence on Sunday for violating prohibitory orders as they moved in to gherao the house over the coal blocks allocations issue. IAC members Manish Sisodia and Kumar Vishwas, who were protesting...
  • MRF launches Formula 2000 singleseater racer August 25, 2012

    Chennai: Indian tyre major MRF today launched Formula 2000, a racing car for the MRF Challenge 2012, a series which will be held as a support race for the Formula One Indian Grand Prix in October this year. Launching the red coloured car, MRF brand Ambassador...
  • US politician refuses to quit over rape comment August 22, 2012

    Washington: US Representative Todd Akin, under fire for controversial remarks on abortion and rape, insisted on Tuesday he would not leave the Missouri Senate race, despite pressure from fellow Republicans and talk of who might replace him on the November 6 ballot. Akin a staunch abortion opponent vowed to...
  • 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...