spectators

Minor tied to tree, tonsured for stealing Rs.30


September 10th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was tied to a tree, thrashed and tonsured by a group of people in Odisha in full public view. His offence was that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UP takes stock of F1 Indian Grand Prix preparations


September 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday took stock of the preparations for the second Formula One Indian Grand Prix scheduled Oct 26-28 in Greater Noida.At a high ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China’s para-powerlifter Liu stuns world


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Guaranteeing the gold and shattering the men's 67.5kg powerlifting Paralympic record in his first attempt, failing in the following two attempts to set a new world ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pilot killed in US air show crash


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) A plane performing at an air show in the US crashed and exploded, killing the pilot in front of thousands of spectators, CNN reported Sunday.The crash ... Read more...

Posted in World |

After 19 years, Chandigarh to host Davis Cup tie


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Chandigarh will witness international tennis action this month with the Davis Cup tie between India and New Zealand being held at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

London stadium cheers for Djibouti runner


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) The Olympic Stadium thundered as 80,000 spectators applauded injured Djibouti runner Houssein Omar Hassan when he stumbled across the finish line in the men's 1,500m heat ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Football fans give Nehru Cup a miss


August 24th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Unrelenting rain gods and lack of star attraction has persuaded the football fans of the city to give the Nehru Cup a miss.Three consecutive days ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rally car accident kills 3 spectators in Serbia


August 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Belgrade, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Car races should be taken with a lot of care considering that when an accident caused by the racing cars occurs it may be fatal due o ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Laxman always found Eden ‘very very special’


August 18th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman's decision to quit international cricket has created an emptiness at the Eden Gardens - an iconic venue with which the stylish Hyderabadi's love affair ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Women’s group protests in Kashmir over Assam, Myanmar


August 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Activists of women's separatist group Dukhtaran-e-Milat (Daughters of Faith) in Jammu and Kashmir Friday staged a protest against alleged massacre of Muslims in Myanmar.Asiya Andrabi, who ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hyderabad gearing up to host India-New Zealand Test


August 16th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal here is gearing up to host the first test between India and New Zealand, beginning Aug 23.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Group of Islamic protestors protest at Olympic Park


August 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Islamic protestors have arrived near the Olympic park ahead of the Sunday closing ceremony. The protestors who are staged at the arrival point for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hannover qualifies for Europa League playoffs


August 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (IANS) Bundesliga football club Hannover defeated Irish team St. Patrick's Athletic 5-0 on aggregate to qualify for Europa League playoffs.Hannover wrapped a 3-0 away win in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Running in Olympics is like wining gold for Afghan girl


August 4th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Tahmina Kohistani, the only Afghan female athlete at the London Olympics, might have finished last in the 100 metres race but she said competing in front ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic badminton: China’s Yang quits badminton after being expelled


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) China's Olympic badminton doubles champion Yu Yang has decided to quit the sport, hours after being disqualified from the Games here for "throwing a match".Her announcement ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Medals don’t determine honour or dishonour: China Daily


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) A Chinese daily Thursday said that winning is not everything and Olympic medals do not determine honour or dishonour after a weightlifter came in for criticism ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic fencing: Epee gold for Ukraine’s Shemyakina


July 31st, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian fencer Yana Shemyakina won gold in the individual epee Monday, beating reigning Olympic champion Britta Heidemann 9-8 in the final, after a competition marked ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Concern for spectators’ skin care at Olympics (London diary)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The Olympics organisers are surely concerned about the spectators' skin, allowing them to bring sun cream inside the stadium. "You may bring up to 200 ml ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mr.Bean enthrals fans with English humour


July 28th, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) British comedian actor Rowan Atkinson, famously known as Mr.Bean, enthralled the spectators with English humour during the colourful opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Archery spectators turned away from Lord’s


July 28th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Hundreds of spectators for the archery event at the London 2012 Olympics Games were turned away from the Lord's cricket ground on the opening day, Friday, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Blind’ archer helps set Olympics’ first world record (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World records started to tumble even before the opening ceremony of the London Olympics Friday, with a legally blind South Korean archer the star.Im Dong-Hyun ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

London Olympics: Betting houses offer odds on diverse things


July 27th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a chance for those who want to bet at the London Olympics to place their bets. Betting houses situated in London are going to offer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NCW for fast track court in Assam girl molestation case


July 14th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 14 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Saturday suggested a special fast track court for trial of attackers of the Guwahati girl who was molested and stripped ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

CAB joint secretary surrenders in court, gets bail


July 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary Biswarup Dey Friday surrendered before a city court which had issued an arrest warrant against him on a complaint made ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Court issues arrest warrant against CAB joint secretary


July 11th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A city court Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary Biswarup Dey in a complaint made by the West Bengal fire ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UP plans cricket academy, stadium in Lucknow


June 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday announced that it would soon invite bids for selection of consultant for a proposed international cricket stadium and a cricket academy ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Assam NGO moves court for probe into floating currency


June 27th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) A voluntary organisation Wednesday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Guwahati High Court seeking a government inquiry into the discovery of Indian currency ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Why Saina loves Indonesia!


June 19th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal is in love with Indonesia."I feel like a champion when I enter Indonesian courts. I don't know why," the world number ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Niagara Falls Tightrope Walk To Cost Over $1 million


June 15th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Niagara Falls, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daredevil Nik Wallenda has estimated that his tightrope walk across the Niagara Falls will cost more than $1 million. The total cost includes the manufacturing and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese walker wins Sri Lankan hearts


June 12th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sportsmanship was displayed at the ongoing 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships when a young Chinese walker presented his new pair of shoes to Sri Lankan runner ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Bhagirathi’ good one time watch (Kannada Movie Review)


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bhagirathi"; Cast: Kishore, Bhavana, Tara Anuradha, Srinath, Hema Choudhary, Shiwadhwaj, Padma Vasanthi, Radha Ramachandra, Hulimavu Ramachandra and others; Producer; B.K. Sreenivas: Screenplay-Dialogues-Lyrics-Director: Baraguru Ramchandrappa; Music: V. Manohar; Cinemetography: Harish Sondekoppa; ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

KKR fans face police batons outside Eden


May 29th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hogged the limelight inside the Eden Gardens stadium Tuesday, spectators outside had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shah Rukh pleads guilty to smoking in Jaipur stadium


May 26th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Saturday pleaded guilty through his lawyers to the charges of smoking publicly at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here during ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

British mayor faces ire for Union Jack shoes


May 24th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) A mayor of a British town has landed herself into trouble by wearing footwear carrying print of the country's national flag -- the Union Jack. She ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bayern win friendly against Holland


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 23 (IANS) German football giants Bayern Munich defeated the Dutch national team 3-2 at home.After the dramatic Champions League final loss, Bayern finished the season with the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe