Race

  • Race 2: 'Allah Duhai' song to be recreated August 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Four years after their 'Allah Duhai Hai' track from Abbas-Mustan'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 2-km 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 22-year-old 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: McLaren’s Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton wants a Singapore-style 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 UPA-II 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 world’s toughest cycling race, has got a leap start no doubt. Sponsored by LeapStart, India’s 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 2-0 victory over Newcastle United at Sports Direct Arena on Sunday. A second-half 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 2-0 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 26-year-old said here. She...
  • Newcastle game tougher than Man Utd: Mancini May 5, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester City's visit to in-form 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 fifth-placed Newcastle would approach the game against Premier League leaders City in an extremely confident mood after their 2-0 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 one-point lead over AC Milan. Juventus looked set to keep their three-point lead intact until an error from goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon handed 10-man Lecce a late equalizer in a 1-1...
  • 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 1-0 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 four-year wait for a Spanish league trophy by clinching the domestic title with a victory at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday, regardless of three-time 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 7-0 thrashing of Rayo April 30, 2012

    Barcelona: Barcelona ensured that they suffered no hangover from their week from hell with a resounding 7-0 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 second-half goals as Spanish leaders Real Madrid closed in on their first league title in four years by strolling to a 3-0 victory over Sevilla on Sunday. The France striker struck twice in quick succession early in the second half as Madrid bounced back from their...
  • Title on the line in massive Manchester derby April 30, 2012

    London: Manchester City have already won one major battle ahead of Monday's Premier League derby - convincing Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson that they are a force to be taken seriously. Ferguson initially dismissed City as "noisy neighbours" following a 2008 takeover by Abu Dhabi investors, but now says that the...
  • Unbeaten Juventus edge closer to league triumph April 27, 2012

    Rome: Juventus are moving closer and closer to their first Italian league title since the 2006 match-fixing scandal, with Antonio Conte's club still undefeated and finding new weapons. With four rounds remaining in Serie A, Juve have a three-point lead over defending champions AC Milan, and also hold the tie-breaker with...
  • 'F1 track in Kerala will boost tourism' April 27, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The only Asian driver in Formula One, Narain Karthikeyan said an F1 race track in Kerala is certainly going to be a boost for tourism in the state. "Yes, Kerala is known as a tourist destination and hence a race track in the state will certainly boost tourism earnings," Karthikeyan...
  • Kerala open to setting up motor race track April 27, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government can consider opening a motor racing track in the state if it helped pull in tourists, Tourism Minister A P Anil Kumar said ahead of his meeting with F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan here on Thursday. "We are meeting later in the day and if he suggests...