Race

  • 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 17, 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...
  • Ferguson accuses Mancini of 'refereeing' the derby May 2, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has admitted rivals Manchester City are in the driving seat to win the Premier League following his side's 10 defeat at the Etihad Stadium. Vincent Kompany scored the only goal of the match on Monday evening to help City leapfrog the champions and reach top...
  • Madrid ready to seal La Liga title at Bilbao May 1, 2012

    Madrid: Real Madrid can end a fouryear wait for a Spanish league trophy by clinching the domestic title with a victory at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday, regardless of threetime defending champions Barcelona's result against Malaga. Madrid are seven points clear of their top rivals with three games to play, so even...
  • Barcelona bounce back with 70 thrashing of Rayo April 30, 2012

    Barcelona: Barcelona ensured that they suffered no hangover from their week from hell with a resounding 70 victory over Rayo Vallecano at the Campo de Futbol de Vallecas on Sunday. It has been a harrowing eight days for the Catalans, who saw their Primera Division and Champions League hopes eliminated by...
  • City have progressed under Mancini: Ferguson April 30, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has paid Roberto Mancini a rare compliment ahead of the crucial derby against Manchester City on Monday. Ferguson, who is famous for playing mind games with his title rivals, said City had reached a new level under Mancini's guidance. The Italian was appointed City manager...
  • Man United favourites even if we win: Mancini April 30, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester City could win Monday's crunch derby against archrivals Manchester United and still miss out on the Premier League title, manager Roberto Mancini said on Saturday. City can regain top spot on goal difference with two games remaining with a win at the Etihad Stadium. But Mancini, who looked relaxed and...
  • Madrid ease past Sevilla to edge closer to title April 30, 2012

    Madrid: Karim Benzema scored two secondhalf goals as Spanish leaders Real Madrid closed in on their first league title in four years by strolling to a 30 victory over Sevilla on Sunday. The France striker struck twice in quick succession early in the second half as Madrid bounced back from their...