RACE

  • 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...
  • US: Newt Gingrich wins South Carolina primary January 22, 2012

    South Carolina: Newt Gingrich jolted the Republican presidential race on Saturday with a resounding victory in South Carolina, where voters rejected frontrunner Mitt Romney's pitch that he is the best bet to fix a broken economy and defeat President Barack Obama. Gingrich's comefrombehind win in conservative South Carolina injects unexpected volatility...
  • AbbasMustan not to make another film for Viacom January 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Due to the creative differences that cropped up while the making of Players between AbbasMustan and the production house, their plans for making a third movie together has been put on hold. The first movie of the threefilm agreement, Life Partner was directed by Rumi Jafri in 2009. However, the...
  • Jacqueline Fernandez was ready to leave B'wood January 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez was ready to pack her bags and quit Bollywood in 2011. But a slew of projects, and brighter prospects in the industry, have enticed her to stay. "(The year) 2011 came really unexpected... because I was almost ready to leave the industry and then 2011...
  • Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone's love in Turkey December 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone will shoot for their intimate scenes together for Race 2 in Turkey early next year. Kangna Ranaut lands a role in an allgirls film Though Kangna Ranaut is now busy with Krrish's sequel, the actress has also landed a role in an allgirls film. The...
  • Is Farhan Akhtar's 'Don 2' really a sequel? December 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The upcoming Farhan Akhtar film 'Don 2' will start a season of sequels. Several films such as 'Houseful 2', 'Jannat 2', 'Once Upon A time In Mumbai 2', 'Race 2', 'Dabangg 2' and 'Dostana 2' are expected to hit theatres in the months to come. This trend is an...
  • Lucas Auer is JK Racing Asia Champion December 7, 2011

    Austrian Lucas Auer is the winner of the 2011 JK Racing Asia Series. Auer started the first two races in fourth and finished both on the podium in second, leaving him to start from second for the last two races. Overall, he completed the season with 292 points in 18...
  • Aravind K P wins the 2011 SLARDAR Championship December 2, 2011

    Team TVS Racing's Aravind K P became the first Indian rider to win a motocross championship overseas. He won the 2011 Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders (SLARDAR) Championship with a total of 73 points. Aravind had to fend off 22 riders including teammates HK Pradeep, Santosh CS...
  • Can the i1 Super Series be India's answer to F1? November 29, 2011

    The organizers are confident that everything will be in place by January 2012, even as team owners express doubts. ...
  • 'Race 2' to hit screens in November 2012 November 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Abbas Mustan's thriller 'Race 2', the sequel to 2008 movie 'Race', will release Nov 30, 2012. Director duo AbbasMustan and producer Ramesh Taurani of Tips zeroed in on the release date of the film after several discussions. "'Race 2' releases November 30 next year. We felt it was just...
  • 'Race 2' hits roadblock, shooting stalled November 18, 2011

    Mumbai: Director duo AbbasMustan's next project Race 2 seems to have hit a rough patch even before officially taking off. After mulling too much on the casting, now the shoot has suddenly been stalled. The entire cast and crew had gathered at Filmcity where the shoot began last week. According to...
  • Sonakshi Sinha quits 'Race 2' for 'Dabangg 2' November 10, 2011

    Mumbai: After signing AbbasMustan's next, the actress later backed out, to free her dates for Dabangg 2. A call from Arbaaz Khan saw Sonakshi Sinha bidding a hasty adieu to Race 2. Apparently Sonakshi was all set to be a part of the film when Dabangg 2 came her way. Also,...
  • AbbasMustan still want Deepika for 'Race 2' November 7, 2011

    Mumbai: The speculations surrounding the female lead in the sequel to Race can finally be laid to rest. After reports of Priyanka Chopra being considered surfaced, the directors eventually settled for their first choice, Deepika Padukone. In fact, the actress has already started shooting for the film on Saturday, with...
  • Thorpe return ends, misses out on butterfly finals November 5, 2011

    Singapore: Australia's most successful Olympian Ian Thorpe had his first swimming meet back after a fiveyear absence end prematurely on Saturday when he failed to qualify for the finals of the 100 metres butterfly in a World Cup race in Singapore. Thorpe, winner of five Olympic golds, finished third in...
  • After IPL, Shah Rukh eyes Indian Racing League November 3, 2011

    Mumbai: After buying an IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders, superstar Shahrukh Khan is now eying a stake in the Indian Racing League. The motor racing league, called the i1 Super Series was launched in August this year. At its launch event, Machdar Motorsports, the promoters had announced that the series,...
  • Stars line up for Tendulkarbacked racing league November 2, 2011

    Mumbai: Inspired by the success of the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix on Sunday, a host of celebrities and businessmen, most prominently Shah Rukh Khan, Telegu superstar Nagarjuna and Dabur family scion Mohit Burman, have invested in teams for the lucrative Indian Racing League owned partly by Sachin Tendulkar....
  • Formula1 fever grips Chennai and how! October 31, 2011

    CHENNAI: People have been billing it as the fastest Sunday that India saw, in a while. For Chennais Formula1 fans, a usually lazy Sunday morning couldnt have passed more quickly, considering the flagoff time was set at 3 pm. The first Indian Grand Prix might have set the asphalt at...
  • Indian F1 Grand Prix tickets still up for grabs October 28, 2011

    New Delhi: If you are trying to get your hands on a Formula 1 ticket, the good news is that 20 per cent tickets are still waiting to be sold. What's more, a lukewarm demand may have prompted the organisers to change their selling strategy. Instead of full season they...
  • Tough seeing kids in hospitals: Fernando Alonso October 27, 2011

    The Spanish Formula One racing driver visited the polio affected kids ward at a city hospital to support the cause. ...
  • F1: 'No words can describe the feeling' October 27, 2011

    Winner of the National Racing Championship, Amaya Walavalkar will take part in the Support Race, ahead of the Indian Grand Prix. ...
  • JP to deposit share of ticket sale, F1 to go on October 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Jaypee Group to deposit 25 per cent of all its receipts from the sale of Formula One tickets into a separate account. However, the apex court delayed a decision on whether the group was rightfully given exemption on entertainment tax by the...
  • Is Bollywood running out of ideas? October 20, 2011

    It is said that it's better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. Obviously not everyone from Bollywood agrees. It's an industry that produces over 150 mainline movies year after year, and going by current standards, more than 70 percent of those ideas come from another person's story...
  • Everyone wants a piece of the Formula 1 pie October 18, 2011

    Sports greatest travelling circus the Formula One comes to India. Here's Some news from the ringside: 1. Everyone wants a piece of the Formula 1 pie: For instance, Amul. It signed up with the Sauber Formula One team. Amul claims the branding association works for its image because Amul, like everything...
  • F1 fever hits NCR, preparations in full swing October 18, 2011

    Noida: Barely two weeks to go for the Formula One Race to kickstart in India, the hotels around the race track are all fully booked. From customised services for all the F1 teams to specially designed menus, the tourism industry hopes that this will certainly boost India's image globally. The National Capital...
  • Priyanka Chopra in 'Race 2'? October 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Lots of speculations have been doing the rounds lately about who the female leads 'Race 2' are going to be and Priyanka Chopra has perhaps landed the role. As the news goes Sonakshi Sinha has been finalised for one of the roles. For the other role however...
  • Farmers threaten to disrupt Formula One race October 17, 2011

    Greater Noida: A fortnight before the first ever Formula One race in India, the farmers who lost their land to the project are up in arms. They held a Mahapanchayat on Sunday and issued an open letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, threatening to disrupt the F1 race if their...