RACE

  • 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 29, 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...
  • Title on the line in massive Manchester derby April 29, 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 matchfixing scandal, with Antonio Conte's club still undefeated and finding new weapons. With four rounds remaining in Serie A, Juve have a threepoint lead over defending champions AC Milan, and also hold the tiebreaker 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 26, 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...
  • Man Utd still favourites for the title: Mancini April 23, 2012

    Manchester: Roberto Mancini has congratulated Manchester United for winning the Premier League title despite his Manchester City side closing the gap between the two teams to three points with a 20 win over Wolves on Sunday. Sergio Aguero opened the scoring for City midway through the first half and Samir Nasri...
  • Most important derby of my career: Ferguson April 23, 2012

    Manchester: Manager Alex Ferguson believes the game against Manchester City on April 30 at the Etihad Stadium is now a Premer League "decider" and the most important derby of his career at Manchester United, after the Red Devils dropped two points at home to Everton on Sunday. United let a twogoal...
  • 'Race can help healing process in Bahrain' April 22, 2012

    Sakhir: Force India deputy team principal Robert Fernley believes Sundays race will prove to be a catalyst for the healing process in Bahrain. Fernley spoke exclusively to IBNlive.com just before the start of Saturday's qualifying session. What is your assessment of the situation in Bahrain now, especially considering the problems...
  • New Jersey race may be delayed: Ecclestone April 17, 2012

    Shanghai: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has cast doubt on New Jersey hosting a grand prix in June 2013 despite a 10year agreement announced last year. "Maybe the New York race will be 2013," he told the BBC on Tuesday. "It's a when 2013 or 2014." The eastcoast race is likely...
  • People are tired of film promotion: Anil Kapoor April 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor, who will soon be seen in Priyadarshan's upcoming film 'Tezz', feels people are tired with excessive film promotions, and says he is glad 'Tezz' isn't a part of that rat race. "People are tired now with so many promotions. The film should be good. There are...
  • Man City happy to finish second: Mancini April 13, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester City's expensivelyassembled squad came back down to earth with a bump on Friday after manager Roberto Mancini said they should be happy finishing second to Manchester United because they are "not on the moon". City cut United's Premier League lead to five points with five games left in midweek...
  • 'Race 2' to hit theatres on January 25 next year April 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The release of 'Race 2', a sequel of 2008 hit of the same name, has been postponed for January 25, 2013. The multistarrer thriller was earlier slated for November release this year but now producer Ramesh Taurani has delayed the arrival of the film in cinemas. "Race 2 releases...
  • Catching Real now even more difficult: Guardiola April 10, 2012

    Barcelona: Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has played down his side's title hopes, insisting that catching Real Madrid will now be even more difficult than it was when they were 10 points behind their great rivals. After seemingly being out of contention, the secondplaced Catalans have come to within four points of...
  • Man City title hopes crumble as Arsenal win 10 April 8, 2012

    London: Mario Balotelli was sent off for the second time this season as Manchester City's faint Premier League title hopes appeared to end with a 10 loss at Arsenal that could spell the end of the petulant striker's career at the club. Arsene Wengers side hit the woodwork on several occasions,...
  • Can Force India open their account in Melbourne? March 18, 2012

    Force India produced encouraging signs in the qualifying ahead of Sunday's Australian Grand Prix at the Albert Park track in Melbourne. German Nico Hulkenberg qualified in ninth place, while Paul di Resta will start the race from 15th. That's not a bad start at all for a team striving hard...
  • AbbasMustan keen to make Television shows March 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Director duo AbbasMustan, known for their thrillers like 'Baazigar', 'Ajnabee' and 'Race', say that they want to make TV shows but their busy film schedule is keeping them from doing so. "TV is a huge industry and reaches out to the entire world. Definitely we should make (a TV serial),...
  • Baljinder wins Olympic quota, Gurmeet wins silver March 12, 2012

    Nomi City, Japan: Punjab athlete Baljinder Singh has earned a berth for the London Olympics after finishing fifth in the Asian 20km Race Walking Championships, with a timing of 1:22:12. The 'A' qualification standard for the London Olympics was 1:22:30. The 25yearold Baljinder hails from Dera Bassi, about 20km from Chandigarh...
  • Marussia clear final crash test hurdle March 7, 2012

    London: Marussia were given the allclear to start the Formula One season after their new car passed the final mandatory crash test on Tuesday. The Russianlicensed team, who gave the MR01 its track debut in a filming day at Silverstone on Monday, said in a statement they had cleared the last...
  • Marussia debut new car pending final crash test March 5, 2012

    London: Marussia gave their new Formula One car its track debut at Silverstone on Monday despite it still having to overcome a final crash test hurdle before the opening race of the season in Australia next week. The Russianlicensed former Virgin Racing team said in a statement that the Cosworthpowered MR01...
  • Marussia to miss final preseason F1 test February 28, 2012

    London: Marussia will miss Formula One's final preseason test in Barcelona this week because their new car has failed a mandatory crash test, the Russianlicensed team said on Monday. Marussia, formerly Virgin Racing, said the MR01 car had failed the final test after passing 17 previous ones. Under new rules...
  • CINTAA notice brings Deepika back in 'Race 2' February 23, 2012

    Mumbai: After much ado, it seems Deepika Padukone is finally back in Race 2. However, contrary to reports of her listing nearly half a dozen demands to producer Ramesh Taurani, we learnt that Dippy just called truce, that too unconditionally. Reason being that the producer had a case to get...
  • Guardiola still undecided over Barcelona future February 18, 2012

    Barcelona: Pep Guardiola still hasn't decided whether he wants to continue coaching Barcelona beyond this season. The 41yearold Guardiola, who has won 13 out of a possible 16 titles since taking over the European champions nearly four seasons ago, said he would like to have made a decision already but he...
  • Ecclestone keen for Bahrain GP to go ahead February 16, 2012

    London: Formula One is showing no signs of slamming the brakes on plans to race in Bahrain in April despite continuing violence in the Gulf kingdom a year on from a forciblysuppressed uprising. Both the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) and commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone made clear after Tuesday's anniversary was...
  • Mourinho plays down title talk despite lead February 14, 2012

    Madrid: Jose Mourinho attempted to play down title talk after fans and local media were left convinced his Real Madrid side would win La Liga after stretching their lead to 10points with a 42 victory over Levante on Sunday. Cristiano Ronaldo rattled in his sixth hattrick of the season as Real...
  • Barcelona will keep fighting for the league: Alves February 14, 2012

    Leverkusen: Barcelona defender Dani Alves says his side will keep fighting for the Spanish title despite falling 10 points behind Real Madrid. Alves said on Monday, "As long as the title remains undecided, we'll keep fighting and we'll see what happens in the end." The Brazilian was acknowledged the "points difference is...
  • Ronaldo hattrick leads Madrid past Levante 42 February 13, 2012

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo's sixth hattrick of the season guided Real Madrid to a 42 victory over 10man Levante on Sunday to extend the Spanish leaders' advantage over defending champions Barcelona to 10 points. Gustavo Cabral gave Levante a surprising lead in the fifth minute at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, and Madrid...
  • Ramesh Taurani files complaint against Deepika February 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood producer Ramesh Taurani has filed a complaint against actress Deepika Padukone with cineassociations for quitting Tips Films' 'Race 2' at the eleventh hour. Deepika is said to have made an exit from the project following a Hollywood offer, and that too after having shot for a week. The decision...
  • Ameesha Patel keen on doing item number February 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Ameesha Patel is all set to carve a new space for herself in Bollywood. The actress is very keen to do item numbers in not only her own productions but also for other banners. At the recently held Apsara awards, Amesha Patel was the surprise performer. In fact given all...