Racing

  • Silas Kiplagat shocks world champ Kiprop in sizzling 1,500m 5 days ago

    Kenyan Silas Kiplagat shocked compatriot Asbel Kiprop to become the fourth-fastest 1,500 metres runner of all time at a sizzling Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday. Kiplagat broke through to run a year-leading three minutes, 27.64 seconds and surprise two-time world champion Kiprop, who was attempting to break Hicham El Guerrouj's...
  • Delhi Metro again shuts one station June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Friday shut down its Race Course station for indefinite time due to the ongoing protest by UPSC aspirants against changes made in the pattern of the civil services examination. The Metro station was shut down at around 5 pm on Friday. "As nearly 1,200 protesters are still...
  • Saif Ali Khan: Story of 'Race' was better than sequel June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan, who is looking forward to work in the third instalment of the 'Race' series, said 'Race' had a better story line than its sequel. In the next sequel 'Race 3', which is currently in the planning stage, will once again feature Saif Ali Khan in...
  • PM Modi to move to his official residence 7 RCR today: sources June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is still placed at the Gujarat Bhawan, is likely to move to 7 Race Course Road on Friday, say sources. According to the sources, 7 Race Course Road houses five bungalows spread over about 12 acres. Modi will be the first Prime Minister...
  • PM Narendra Modi likely to move to 7 RCR on Friday: sources June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is still placed at the Gujarat Bhawan, is likely to move to 7 Race Course Road on Friday, say sources. According to the sources, 7 Race Course Road houses five bungalows spread over about 12 acres. Modi will be the first Prime Minister...
  • Fernando Alonso to wave off Le Mans 24 Hour race May 27, 2014

    Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso will wave the official starting flag for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race next month. The Spaniard, who was invited by the organisers as a leading representative of Ferrari, said he looked forward to catching up with old friend Mark Webber, the Australian...
  • Timeline: Narendra Modi's journey from 9 Ashoka Road to 7 RCR May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: From an outhouse of an MP's bungalow adjoning the BJP headquarters at 11 Ashoka Road to 7 Race Course Road, the official residence of the Indian prime minister, is just about five kilometers, but it just symbolises the long journey of prime minister-designate Narendra Modi and his rise...
  • Narendra Modi to shift to 7 RCR on Monday night May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi's much vaunted address 7 Race Course Road will get its newest occupant on Monday night when Narendra Modi will shift to his new official residence barely hours after taking oath as India's 15th prime minister. Sources said that Modi will move to the house after he attends...
  • Triple F1 world champion Jack Brabham dead at 88 May 19, 2014

    Sydney: Australian Jack Brabham, who won three Formula One world titles and is the only man to have won the championship driving a car bearing his name, died at the age of 88 on Monday. A fierce competitor, brilliant engineer and astute businessman, Brabham claimed the Formula One titles in 1959...
  • Post-poll survey: PM race and voting pattern analysis May 14, 2014

    Follow all the updates on leaders who are in the race for various posts. As post-poll surveys projected that BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is leading the race, many names are doing the rounds for chief ministerial post. ...
  • 7 RCR prepares to bid farewell to PM, 3 Motilal ready to host May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: There is a flurry of activity at two of the VIP bungalows in the Lutyen's Zone of the national capital, with one preparing to bid farewell to its special guest of 10 years while the other is being decked up to welcome its new resident. A sprawling bungalow at...
  • Photos: Kate finally gets her revenge for an earlier defeat, beats husband Prince William in yacht race in New Zealand April 11, 2014

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge raced against each other during a yatch race on the Waitemata Harbour on April 11, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip...
  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship: New chapter in Indian motorsports April 5, 2014

    The first ever truck racing was organised in US way back in 1979. However, truck racing became an international sporting event after it evolved in Europe. The truck racing event was held at Buddh International Circuit. Six teams and 12 world class drivers participated in the race. ...
  • Truck racing championship to be held at Buddh International Circuit March 29, 2014

    The Buddh International Circuit will witness truck racing championship. There will be 12 trucks which will be driven by top British truck drivers. The T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship organised by Madras Motor Club of India will be held in two stages. ...
  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship to be held at Buddh International Circuit tomorrow March 22, 2014

    The stage is set for India's first-ever truck racing championships as 12 Tata T1 Prima vehicle is gearing up to zoom in the lanes of Buddh International Circuit (BIC) on Sunday. Twelve experienced British drivers will be competing for six teams at the maiden heavy-duty machine's race. The racers, in the one-make...
  • British drivers rue lack of speed in truck racing championship March 22, 2014

    Top British drivers taking part in India’s first ever truck racing championship here are finding it tough to be enthusiastic about the big machines which they say are much "slower" than what they are used to back home. The modified Tata Prima trucks have a top speed of 110 kmph,...
  • Watch: T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship March 22, 2014

    The first ever truck racing was organised in US way back in 1979. However, truck racing became an international sporting event after it evolved in Europe. Now, India is all set to hold the truck racing event at Buddh International Circuit on March 23. ...
  • I see immense potential in the growth of truck racing in India: Steve Horne March 22, 2014

    At a time when motorsport is struggling to gain prominence in India, two-time British truck racing champion Steve Horne strongly feels the first-ever heavy-vehicle racing event can become an annual feature and usher in a new era for the sport in the country. "I know trucks are generally seen as goods...
  • KTM track day at the Buddh International Circuit March 20, 2014

    Imagine you were a biking enthusiast - how far would you go for the chance to ride on a world class race track? An event in the National Capital Region gave bikers just that opportunity at the Buddh International Circuit. ...
  • Race Gurram: Shruti Haasan sings 'Down Down Duppa' for the film February 21, 2014

    Chennai: Actress Shruti Haasan, who is equally popular for her singing prowess, has crooned a dubstep number in upcoming Telugu actioner 'Race Gurram'. She says the entire team worked hard on the song. Composed by S.S Thaman, the song is titled 'Down Down Duppa'. "What an awesome shoot for Down Down Duppa!...
  • Delhi: 2 Metro stations to be closed in view of Telangana protests February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Two Metro stations near Parliament House will remain shut on Monday in view of possible protests over the Telangana issue. Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan stations will remain closed from 9 am to 5 pm, while Race Course and Patel Chowk stations will be kept open, a DMRC spokesperson...
  • Motorists to vroom in first motorcar race in Agra on Sunday February 8, 2014

    This Taj city will host its first motorcar race on Sunday, an organiser said on Saturday. Organised by Motor Sports Club of Agra, Taj Mahotsav Organising Committee and Incarnation Sports, the first Taj Sprint Speed will be held at Shastripuram. Motor Sports Club of Agra president Rajiv Gupta told IANS: "The five-km...
  • Delhi Metro service to be curtailed on Republic Day January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro said on Thursday that its services will be partially curtailed on Republic Day for security reasons. It said the Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhavan stations will remain closed from 6 a.m. to 12 noon but the interchange facility at the Central Secretariat will be available. Patel Chowk and...
  • All four central Delhi metro stations reopened January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: All the four metro stations in north block which were closed upon the directions of Delhi Police in view of a dharna by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have been now reopened. "All four metro stations reopened at 8.08 pm," a DMRC official said. The four stations - Central Secretariat,...
  • Rahul is not in PM race and it is final: Sonia January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said that the Congress Working Committee's decision to not name Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate for the Lok Sabha elections is final. Rising before a roaring crowd of over a thousand party workers, Sonia Gandhi began her much anticipated speech by...
  • Sahara Force India ink technical partnership with Motegi December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Sahara Force India on Friday announced a new technical partnership with Motegi Racing, a high performance wheel brand. The new partnership will see the team's 2014 car fitted with wheels carrying the Motegi Racing brand. "I'm very happy to announce our partnership with Motegi Racing. 2014 is a landmark...
  • In diverse US, Santa Claus has many faces, races December 20, 2013

    In Atlanta, children of many races share their Christmas wish lists with a black Santa Claus. In Houston, Santa dons a red zoot suit and dances to jazz as he hands out gifts in Mexican-American neighborhoods. In Indian Country, Native American Santas add American Indian attire to their red snowsuits, visiting shops...
  • Shah Rukh, Farah are protective about me: Deepika Padukone December 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone does not regret being unable to make her Hollywood debut with 'Fast and Furious 7' and says she is open to doing films in the West even if the role is small. Deepika was offered to be a part of 'Fast and Furious 7' movie, but she...
  • 'Chennai Express' to 'Krrish 3': The biggest box office wins of 2013 December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: One of the major parameters to judge a film's appeal is its box-office performance. The Hindi film industry becomes a bunch of naive people when it comes to choose one between the critical acclaim and commercial success. The popular perception of Bollywood is still that it produces films...