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Alonso is toughest rival, says Massa


September 14th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 14 (IANS) Brazilian driver Felipe Massa has described Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso as the toughest opponent in his 10-year Formula One career."I've always had strong teammates ... Read more...

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Indian GP ticket prices slashed for limited period


September 11th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The ticket prices for the Oct 26-28 Formula One Indian Grand Prix have been slashed with a grandstand seat costing Rs.21,000 instead of Rs.30,000 and ... Read more...

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JK Racing: Khushlani bags second spot


September 10th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Sep 10 (IANS) India's Akhil Khushlani delivered a second place finish behind Malaysia's Afiq Ikhwan in the 10th round of the JK Racing Asia Series here Sunday.Driving for US ... Read more...

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Scherzinger’s expensive plans to meet Hamilton


August 11th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger has plans to blow off most of her "The X Factor" fee of 750,000 pounds by chartering private jets to meet boyfriend Lewis ... Read more...

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Petrov looking at three teams for 2013


July 28th, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Formula One driver Vitaly Petrov's manager Oksana Kosachenko said Friday the Russian is in talks with three teams apart from his current Caterham team, ... Read more...

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Over 1 mn guests stayed in Abu Dhabi hotels


July 27th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 26 (IANS/WAM) About 1.1 million guests stayed in hotels in the emirate of Abu Dhabi during the first six months of 2012, up by 14 percent, compared ... Read more...

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We have a good chance of an Olympic medal: Diju


July 25th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) India's badminton doubles specialist Valiyaveetil Diju, who will be playing mixed doubles with Jwala Gutta in the London Olympics, believes they have a good chance of ... Read more...

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Hamilton to McLaren: I’m not Young, and I want to win


July 17th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has shot off a warning to his McLaren team saying "I am not young anymore and I want to win ... Read more...

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Hamilton wants Moscow F1 night race


July 15th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton wants a Singapore-style night race on the streets of Moscow, the 2008 world champion said in the Russian capital Sunday.Russia ... Read more...

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F1 circuit mooted in Moscow


July 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The streets of Moscow would make for a thrilling Formula One circuit that would be faster than Monaco, the organisers of a publicity event said ... Read more...

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Olympic dreams over for Sinimole and Sajeesh


July 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's middle-distance runners Sajeesh Joseph and Sinimole Paulose's dreams of qualifying for the London Games came crashing as they failed to achieve the qualifying mark ... Read more...

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Japanese shuttler wins Russian Open


July 1st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's Kazumasa Sakai won badminton's Russian Open Sunday, denying Vladimir Malkov a second win at his home event in Vladivostok.Kazumasa's winning margin of 21-17, 21-17 ... Read more...

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Force India record season’s best finish at Valencia


June 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 24 (IANS) Sahara Force India scored its best result of the 2012 Formula One season with Nico Hulkenberg and Paul di Resta finishing fifth and seventh in ... Read more...

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Force India make top-10 at European GP qualifying


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 23 (IANS) Sebastian Vettel claimed third straight pole position for Red Bull at the Formula One European Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday while Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg ... Read more...

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Andhra CM announces Rs.50 lakh for Saina


June 21st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday announced a cash award of Rs.50 lakh for Indian badminton champion Saina Nehwal for her victories in ... Read more...

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Saina pleased with her play in crunch situations


June 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal Sunday said staying relaxed in crunch situations helped her win two titles in as many weeks and she is not thinking ... Read more...

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Abhishek Bachchan attends Le Mans 24 Hours


June 16th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan loves fast cars, specially those that burn up the race tracks. Unlike his contemporaries from the film fraternity, who rush to ... Read more...

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Saina reaches quarter-finals of Indonesia Open


June 14th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal overcame a spirited challenge from Aprilla Yuswandari of Indonesia to enter the women's singles quarter-finals of the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton event ... Read more...

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Saina pockets Thailand Open title


June 10th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 10 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal waged a tough battle against local hope Ratchanok Inthanon to win the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton event here Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Saina in Thailand Open final


June 9th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 9 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal defeated Thai Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 24-22, 21-11 to enter the finals of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton event here Saturday.The world No.5 ... Read more...

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Saina in semis of Thailand Open


June 8th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 8 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal Friday sailed into the women's semi-finals of the Thailand Open Grand Prix here with a straight games victory over Thai Sapsiree ... Read more...

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Thailand Open: Four Indians, including Saina, in quarters (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal advanced to the women's quarterfinals of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold in Bangkok defeating Chinese Li Han 21-17, 21-13 ... Read more...

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Saina in quarters of Thailand Open


June 7th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold in Bangkok defeating Chinese Li Han 21-17, 21-13 Thursday.World ... Read more...

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Thailand Open: Saina struggles to get past first round


June 7th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Top seed Saina Nehwal of India edged past local girl Nichaon Jindapon in the first round women's singles of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold ... Read more...

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A race in Moscow would benefit F1: Fisichella


June 6th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Formula One race on the streets of Moscow would be excellent for the sport and its Russian fans, three-time race winner Giancarlo Fisichella said ... Read more...

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Generator explodes in F1 Spanish GP


May 14th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 14 (IANS) A generator exploded resulting in a fire when the Williams team were celebrating the win of Pastor Maldonado in the Spanish Grand Prix.Many mechanics were hurt ... Read more...

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Ferrari eyeing Force India’s di Resta for 2013 season


May 10th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 10 (IANS) Sahara Force India driver Paul di Resta is in line to replace Felipe Massa at Ferrari for the 2013 Formula One season.Daily Mirror Wednesday reported that ... Read more...

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Clos to replace Karthikeyan for opening Spanish GP practice


May 9th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 9 (IANS) HRT reserve driver Dani Clos will replace Narain Karthikeyan for Friday's opening practice session of the Formula One Spanish Grand Prix.Spanish driver Clos will step into ... Read more...

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Force India end mid-season test with full day of running


May 4th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mugello (Italy), May 4 (IANS) Sahara Force India had a busy final day at the Formula One mid-season testing here as Paul Di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg shared the duties ... Read more...

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Kawaski rope in Gadea as replacement for Lascorz


May 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), May 4 (IANS) Kawasaki Racing Team have roped in Spaniard Sergio Gadea as a replacement for injured rider Joan Lascorz for the weekend's World Super Bike Championship race.Lascorz ... Read more...

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Top four seeds enter semis at Stuttgart WTA Grand Prix


April 28th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 28 (IANS) Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka had to exert every ounce of her energy to beat German wild card Mona Barthel 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 7-5 in a match ... Read more...

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Uneasiness in Force India as two members leave Bahrain (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Manama, April 19 (IANS) Force India driver Paul Driver raised concerns over the security here for the Bahrain GP after one of the vehicle of the Silverstone-based team escaped a ... Read more...

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F1 circuit drive ‘terrorised’ Dale Steyn


April 10th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 10 (IANS) South African speedster Dale Steyn creates the fear of god whenever he runs in at a batsman. But the World's No.1 Test bowler was ... Read more...

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Indian boxer Shiva wins silver in Czech Grand Prix


March 25th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Boxer Shiva Thapa was Sunday out-pointed in the final of his 56kg bout as India finished the 43rd Boxing Grand Prix at Ústi nad Labem, ... Read more...

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Gagan wins silver in Kuwait Shooting Grand Prix


March 25th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India's ace rifle shooter Gagan Narang bagged his second silver medal, this time in the men's 50m rifle three position, at the Amir of Kuwait ... Read more...

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