Indian Gp

  • Saina wins the final battle against Sindhu; Srikanth loses to Song at India GP Gold January 27, 2014

    Lucknow: India ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Sunday snapped her 15 months title drought, clinching the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold badminton crown with a straightgame victory over compatriot PV Sindhu in the women's singles competition. The London Olympics bronze medallist staved off the challenge from Sindhu 2114 2117...
  • As it happened: India Grand Prix Gold women's and men's singles finals January 26, 2014

    Playing her first final in 15 months, Saina Nehwal came out all guns blazing to beat PV Sindhu 2114, 2117 in the final in Lucknow on Sunday. Saina prevailed over China's Xuan Deng 2114, 1721, 2119 while Sindhu surpassed Lindaweni Fanetri from Indonesia 216, 1221, 2117 in the semis to set...
  • Will give my best in the final against Saina: Sindhu January 25, 2014

    Lucknow: Second seeded shuttler PV Sindhu on Saturday said she will give her best against Olympic bronze medallist and top seed Saina Nehwal in the women's singles final of the $120,000 India Grand Prix Gold. Sindhu took sweet revenge of last year's loss in the final by packing off defending champion...
  • Patience helped me win against Xuan Deng: Saina Nehwal January 25, 2014

    Lucknow: Top seed Saina Nehwal on Saturday said her patience in the women's singles semifinal at the $120,000 India Grand Prix Gold helped her win the match against Chinese sixth seed Xuan Deng. The World No. 9 had to dig deep to oust the 2010 Youth Olympics silver medallist 2114, 1721,...
  • Saina Nehwal sets up final clash with PV Sindhu at India GP Gold badminton January 26, 2014

    Lucknow: A resurgent Saina Nehwal and fast rising PV Sindhu, country's best women shuttlers, set up a summit clash against each other at the Indian Grand Prix Gold after emerging victorious in their respective semifinals on Saturday. Saina reached her first finals in 15 months after prevailing over China's Xuan Deng...
  • Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth book semifinal berths at Indian GP Gold January 24, 2014

    Lucknow: Top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu and national champion K Srikanth continued their rampaging run with contrasting victories to reach the semifinals of the USD 120,000 India Grand Prix Gold tournament on Friday. Saina, the London Olympics bronze medallist, was on course for her first title of the season...
  • Saina, Sindhu advance; Kahsyap out of India GP Gold January 23, 2014

    Lucknow: Established stars Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu marched into the women's quarterfinals but all the top four seeds, including defending champion P Kashyap, crashed out of the men's event in the India Grand Prix Gold on Thursday. The USD 120,000 tournament sprang to life when 16h seed Shubhakar Dey packed...
  • Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap progress to prequarters at India GP Gold January 22, 2014

    Lucknow: While top seeds Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap had easy wins, second seeded shuttler PV Sindhu had to fight hard to progress to the prequarterfinals of the $120,000 India Grand Prix Gold being held at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday. While Saina notched up a 29minute...
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu eyes India GP crown January 21, 2014

    Lucknow: Last year's runnerup PV Sindhu is aiming to go a step better at the $120,000 India Grand Prix Gold this time around, the main draw of which starts at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium on Wednesday. The World Championship bronze medallist, who lost the last women's singles final here...
  • I am expecting Saina Nehwal to do well: Pullela Gopichand January 21, 2014

    Lucknow: After going without a single title in the 2013 season, Saina Nehwal is hungry for success and chief national coach Pullela Gopichand is hoping that the Indian ace will be able to snap her poor streak at the Syed Modi International tournament, starting Wednesday. Gopichand hoped it will be a...
  • Sebastian Vettel wins Indian GP, fourth title October 27, 2013

    Red Bulls Sebastian Vettel won his third Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix in a row and his fourth consecutive drivers championship at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida on Sunday. The German won the race ahead of Mercedes Nico Rosberg and Lotus Romain Grosjean. Red Bull also clinched their fourth...
  • Indian Grand Prix 2013: As it happened October 27, 2013

    Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel needs to finish in top 5 to clinch the championship for the fourth successive year. Vettel, who won both previous Indian GP races, will start from pole position today. He clocked 1 minute, 24.119 seconds to beat his nearest rival by 0.7 seconds. Nico Rosberg will share the...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel claims third straight Indian GP pole October 27, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel will start from pole position at the Indian Grand Prix, shoring up the Red Bull driver's bid for an almost inevitable fourth straight Formula One title. Vettel only needs to finish fifth or better Sunday to wrap up the championship with three races remaining, and bettered his...
  • What Vettel needs to do to secure his fourth straight F1 title October 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel will bid to join the elite group of Formula One stalwarts when he switches his Red Bull on for 60 laps of the Buddh International Circuit on Sunday, where he will not just eye a hattrick of wins at the Indian Grand Prix but also secure...
  • Sebastian Vettel eyes Formula One title at Indian Grand Prix October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Never mind ripping up the form book, it would have to be thoroughly shredded and the remains pulped for good measure for Sebastian Vettel to be denied a fourth successive Formula One title on Sunday. Everything indicates that Red Bull's 26yearold German will become the sport's youngest...
  • Boxer Mary Kom to wave chequered flag at Indian GP 2013 October 24, 2013

    Greater Noida: Olympic bronze medallist boxer MC Mary Kom will wave the chequered flag in the 2013 Indian Grand Prix to be held at the Buddh International Circuit on Sunday. According to sources in the Jaypee Group, the organisers of the race, Mary Kom has given her consent to do the...
  • Force India need to improve, says Paul di Resta October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Though the season hasn't been much impressive for Paul di Resta, the Force India driver is hoping for a turnaround before the home crowd in this weekend's Indian Grand Prix 2013 at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC). Di resta, who joined Force India in 2011, will be racing...
  • Lotus will come stronger at Indian Grand Prix: Romain Grosjean October 22, 2013

    After two consecutive podium finish in the last two races in Korea and Japan, Lotus driver Romain Grosjean is on a roll and eyeing a strong finish at the Indian Grand Prix this weekend. Grosjean came as a third driver for Lotus in the first edition of the Indian GP....
  • It's not curtains for Indian GP: Vijay Mallya August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The cancellation of the 2014 edition of the Indian Grand Prix does not mean that the future of the Formula One race in the country is uncertain, Sahara Force India Team Principal Vijay Mallya has asserted. "I am proud of the race, but I don't believe it is curtains....
  • Indian govt needs to resolve tax issues with Formula One: Vijay Mallya July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Force India team principal Vijay Mallya feels the Indian government needs to open a dialogue with the Formula One and resolve the tax issues faced by the teams after the 2014 Indian Grand Prix was on Tuesday dropped following a rejig in the racing calendar for the coming...
  • Bernie Ecclestone and organizers' call to negotiate rates: Chandhok July 30, 2013

    Chennai: The president of the Federation of Motorsports Clubs in India (FMSCI) Vicky Chandhok feels that the decision to shift the 2014 leg of the Indian GP has been taken purely on the basis of commercial and logistical considerations and organizers should deal with F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone as far...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 29, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Indian GP organisers dismiss race rumours June 19, 2013

    Indian Grand Prix organisers on Wednesday dismissed media speculation that they may not host a Formula One race next year as "totally baseless and malicious". "Our agreement with Formula One Management is to hold F1 races at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) till 2015, and we are fully committed to do that,"...
  • 14 races to scorch Buddh International Circuit this weekend November 27, 2012

    Greater Noida: After the glittering second edition of the Indian Grand Prix this season, the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) is all set to host the largest motorsport festival of its kind in the country the SIDVIN Festival of Speed. The grand racing spectacle, including the finale of the JK...
  • Vettel needs three perfect weekends: Horner October 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Formula One season that began with seven different winners in the first seven races is in danger of ending with one man, Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel, chalking up seven wins in succession. The 25yearold German has already won four in a row, the first time the double champion...
  • Indian GP 2012: India bids Michael Schumacher goodbye October 29, 2012

    Greater Noida: India bid a fond farewell to seventimes world champion Michael Schumacher on Sunday as the great who got young sports fans in the country hooked on Formula One competed in the country for the last time. Formula One has never been popular in the cricket crazy nation but...
  • Webber walks out of press conference October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: Red Bull driver Mark Webber abruptly walked out of the drivers' press conference at the Formula One Indian Grand Prix here on Sunday. The Australian, who finished third, left the room while a question was asked to winner Sebastian Vettel and secondplaced Fernando Alonso. When a scribe asked, What...
  • Sebastian Vettel was outstanding, say experts November 1, 2012

    CNNIBN's Formula One experts discuss Sebastian Vettel's victory at the Indian Grand Prix on Sunday. ...
  • Force India to reveal drivers' line up next month October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: Amidst strong speculations that Nico Hulkenberg will leave Sahara Force India to join Sauber for the next season, Team Prinicpal Vijay Mallya on Sunday said he will reveal the drivers' lineup next month. Hulkenberg, who test drove for the Indian side in 2011, was elevated to the driving...
  • Finishing the race the best result for us: Narain October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: Narain Karthikeyan, India's only Formula One driver, on Sunday said that finishing the race was the maximum result he could have got in his home Grand Prix as he had to slow down his car due to overheating of the brakes. Right from the start, Karthikeyan was warned...