Bahrain News

Bahrain braces for Formula One race in April

Manama (Bahrain), Feb 19 (IANS) Bahrain is preparing to host the region's biggest sporting event, the 2013 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, slated for April 19-21 at the Sakhir circuit.

Bahrain busts terrorist cell

Manama, Feb 18 (IANS/WAM) Bahraini security forces, in cooperation with a neighbouring country, has managed to bust a terrorist cell and arrest its eight members.

GCC Summit in Bahrain to focus on Syria, economic unity

Manama, Dec 24 (IANS) Bahrain is gearing up to host the 33rd Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) Summit, which will focus on the Syrian crisis, military cooperation and economic unity.

7 arrested for attack on police in Bahrain

Manama, Oct 20 (IANS) At least seven people have been arrested in raids conducted after a policeman was killed and another injured in a blast in Bahrain Thursday, reported Xinhua citing a security source.

Karun and team qualify sixth in Endurance Championship

Bahrain, Sep 29 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok and his JRM Racing qualified sixth for the inaugural Six Hours of Bahrain, the sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship to be run here Sunday.

Karun and team fifth fastest in free practice

Bahrain, Sep 28 (IANS) Team JRM Racing, comprising India's Karun Chandhok, David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck, were overall fifth quickest in free practice ahead of the six hours of Bahrain in FIA World Endurance Championship, here Friday.

Karun Chandhok and team forced to retire

Bahrain, Sep 30 (IANS) The JRM Racing team, comprising Karun Chandhok, Peter Dumbreck and David Brabham, who qualified sixth, retired due to car's electrical problems in the inaugural Six Hours of Bahrain, a round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, here Sunday.

Vettel takes pole, di Resta 10th in Bahrain

Manama (Bahrain), April 21 (IANS) Two-time defending champion Sebastian Vettel will take his first pole position of the Formula One season here at the Bahrain Grand Prix Sunday while Sahara Force India drivers come in at 10th and 13th.

Rosberg sets pace in second practice at Bahrain GP

Manama (Bahrain), April 20 (IANS) Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg, who won the Chinese Grand Prix, set the pace in the second practice at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) amidst security concerns that prompted Force India to pull out of the second session here Friday.

Force India team vehicle survives fire bomb in Manama

Manama (Bahrain), April 19 (IANS) The Bahrain Grand Prix slated for the weekend got off to a worst possible start as a Force India team vehicle survived a fire bomb here Wednesday night before making its way into the circuit.

Bahrain GP organisers say F1 race on

Manama (Bahrain), Feb 20 (IANS) Bahrain Grand Prix organisers have officially confirmed they will be hosting the Formula One race April 22.

World Junior TT: Ankita Das goes down fighting in quarters

Manama (Bahrain), Nov 20 (IANS) Ankita Das managed to take two games off higher-ranked Chinese Ruochen Gu before losing 3-11, 2-11, 11-7, 8-11, 11-9, 12-14 in the quarterfinals of the girls singles at the World Junior Table Tennis Championships that concluded here Sunday. India ended with a bronze in the competition.

Qualifier Ankita Das storms into quarters of World Junior TT

Manama (Bahrain), Nov 19 (IANS) Ankita Das continued making waves in the ongoing Volkswagen World Junior Table Tennis Championships here Saturday beating higher-ranked Chinese Taipei's Hsien-Tzu Cheng 8-11, 15-13, 10-12, 11-8, 11-7, 11-4 in the pre-quarterfinals of the girls singles event.

Harmeet, Soumyajit enter second round in World Junior TT

Manama (Bahrain), Nov 18 (IANS) Soumyajit Ghosh, Sourav Saha and Harmeet Desai won their first-round boys' singles at the Volkswagen World Junior Table Tennis Championships here while Ankita Das defeated her Egyptian rival to move into the second round of the girls category.

Harmeet, Mallika enter mixed doubles pre-quarters of World Junior TT

Manama (Bahrain), Nov 16 (IANS) It was a mixed day for India at the Volkswagen World Junior Table Tennis Championships here Wednesday with Harmeet Desai and Mallika Bhandarkar entering the pre-quarterfinals in the mixed doubles while the pair of Soumyajit Ghosh and Manika Batra bowing out in the second round.

Indian boys lose to China in World junior TT

Manama (Bahrain), Nov 15 (IANS) India lost 0-3 to China in the semi-finals of the Volkswagen World Junior Table Tennis Championships here Tuesday.


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