Zurich

  • Photos: The 5 most expensive cities in the world 04-03-2014 12:40 PM

    Singapore has topped a list of 131 cities globally to become the world's most expensive cities to live in 2014, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), reported by the BBC. Here is a list of the top 5 most expensive cities in the world. ...
  • Viswanathan Anand signs off disappointing Zurich Challenge, finishes fifth 05-02-2014 10:53 AM

    Zurich: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand continued to struggle with his form and had to be content with a fifth-place finish after a poor show in the rapid section of the Zurich Chess Challenge that concluded here. Staying joint fourth spot on four points after the Classical games, Anand could...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws with Magnus Carlsen, occupies joint fourth spot 04-02-2014 03:10 PM

    Zurich: Viswanathan Anand maintained his composure and played out an easy draw against reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the fifth and final round of classical section at the Zurich Chess challenge. Former world champion Anand finished the classical section on four points with one win, two draws...
  • Viswanathan Anand beats Gelfand in Zurich Chess; joint third now 03-02-2014 04:46 PM

    Zurich: Former world champion Viswanathan Anand tasted his first success in Classical Chess this year after defeating his former challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel in the fourth round of the Zurich Chess Challenge here on Monday. With his first win in four games, Anand jumped to joint third spot on...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana in Zurich Chess 02-02-2014 04:25 PM

    Zurich: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand opened his account after signing peace with Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the third round of Zurich chess challenge now underway here at the Savoy. After two uncharacteristic defeats coming against world champion Levon Aronian of Armenia and Hikaru Nakamura of United States, Anand...
  • A new challenge for Viswanathan Anand in Zurich 29-01-2014 11:14 AM

    Zurich: Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand will find himself in the unfamiliar position of starting as the lowest-ranked player when he takes on a tough field in his first Classical tournament since losing the world title, in the Zurich Challenge at the Savoy. The small event, having just five rounds...
  • A computer chip implanted in the arm can help you lose weight 27-11-2013 10:25 PM

    London: Scientists are developing a computer chip that could be implanted in an obese patient's arm to help them lose weight. The chip could prove to be a possible alternative to surgical interventions such as liposuction or gastric bands. Researchers have already developed an early warning system and treatment: an...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo could give Ballon d'Or awards a miss 22-11-2013 07:16 PM

    There are speculation that Cristiano Ronaldo might give the Ballon d'Or ceremony in Zurich in January a miss to upset FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Ronaldo has become one of the favourite to win the 2013 best footballer award after he scored a hat-trick in Portugal's World Cup play-offs against Sweden...
  • Usain Bolt wins 100 metres in Zurich Diamond League 30-08-2013 08:46 AM

    Zurich: Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt outsprinted fellow Jamaican Nickel Ashmeade and American Justin Gatlin to win the 100 metres at the Zurich Diamond League meeting on Thursday. Bolt, running into a slight headwind, made his customary sluggish start before accelerating away from the field to win in 9.90...
  • Usain Bolt to run in Zurich Diamond League 27-08-2013 10:38 AM

    Zurich: Sprint legend Usain Bolt is among six Jamaicans confirmed for the Diamond League meeting in Zurich on Thursday. Bolt will compete in the men's 100 metres, his first race since the Moscow World Championships, reports CMC. The six-time Olympic champion stole the spotlight at the Moscow World Championships by...
  • Billy Horschel secures first PGA win at Zurich Classic 29-04-2013 09:00 AM

    Avondale: Billy Horschel sensed the time had come for him to win his first PGA Tour event. This could explain the composure he displayed in the face of two final-round weather delays and a 27-feet putt he had to make on the final hole to avert a play-off. Horschel tied...
  • Lucas Glover leads Zurich Classic after 3 rounds 28-04-2013 09:40 AM

    Avondale: Overnight leader Lucas Glover, bidding for his fourth PGA Tour title, survived a back nine wobble to move two strokes clear after Saturday's third round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in Avondale, Louisiana. At one point three ahead of the chasing pack, former U.S. Open champion Glover...
  • Glover leads by one, Guan shines in New Orleans 27-04-2013 09:24 AM

    While Chinese prodigy Guan Tianlang looked near certain to make a second consecutive cut on the PGA Tour, American Lucas Glover surged into an early one-shot lead in Friday's second round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Former U.S. Open champion Glover maintained red-hot form with his putter at...
  • Ricky Barnes leads Zurich Classic 26-04-2013 08:56 AM

    Avondale: Ricky Barnes said he still owes his newborn daughter a late birthday present. Perhaps a piece of silver would be appropriate. Barnes birdied six of the last eight holes Thursday at rain-softened TPC Louisiana to take a one-stroke lead at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, which awards a...
  • Jason Dufner among eight past champs at Zurich Classic 25-04-2013 10:24 AM

    Avondale: One year ago, Jason Dufner's victory at the Zurich Classic made him the fifth player in the last eight years to celebrate his maiden PGA Tour triumph in New Orleans. This weekend, Dufner will try to become the first repeat winner in the Big Easy since Carlos Franco in...
  • Viswanathan Anand shocked by Caruana 28-02-2013 07:40 PM

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  • Watson, Jones share Zurich Classic lead 29-04-2011 01:46 PM

    Avondale: Bubba Watson entered the Zurich Classic as a favour to his mother. "My mom really wanted me to come," said Watson, tied for first-round lead with Matt Jones after opening with a 6-under 66 on Thursday. "My mom always comes to this golf tournament, so when my mom says...
  • Simple conversation can help boost memory 21-01-2011 02:09 PM

    London: Struggling to remember names and faces as you get older? Just engage in a conversation with someone you know, as scientists say such simple exercise can help boost your memory. Researchers from the University of Zurich found that holding a simple conversation could be effective as playing popular 'brain-training'...