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Other Sport 07 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dejected also-rans absorb loss

B>PARIS: /B>Parisians folded up their French flags and unfurled their umbrellas against a depressing rain. New Yorkers stood silently on subway platforms as the bad news sank in. Muscovites and Madrid residents expressed their frustration with hoots, whistles and boos.

Other Sport 08 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Essien out of team but not on strike, says Lyon coach Houllier

Lyon's Michael Essien, who is being chased by Chelsea, was left out of the French champions' team for a league match on Sunday.

Other Sport 27 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Pakistan’s former Test player on hunger strike

Former Pakistan Test batsman Mohammad Illyas staged a hunger strike in front of the national Parliament on Monday to protest against a ban preventing him from entering the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Other Sport 21 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

Prisoners protest IPL TV ban

KOLKATA: Hundreds of inmates at a prison in Kolkata have gone on hunger strike after they were not allowed to watch Indian Premier League cricket matches, officials said yesterday.

Other Sport 09 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bahrain hangs over F1 as teams head for China

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One teams headed to China on Monday still unsure whether their return trip would take in troubled Bahrain for the following grand prix next week amid safety fears and increasingly loud calls for that race to be cancelled.

Other Sport 09 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bahrain hangs over F1 as teams head for China

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One teams headed to China on Monday still unsure whether their return trip would take in troubled Bahrain for the following grand prix next week amid safety fears and increasingly loud calls for that race to be cancelled.

Other Sport 10 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Formula One teams ready to quit Bahrain Grand Prix

LONDON: Formula One teams have put in place contingency plans in case the Bahrain Grand Prix is called off due to the violent unrest in the Gulf state, The Times newspaper said yesterday.

Other Sport 11 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Vettel ready to race in Bahrain

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel made clear on Wednesday he was ready to race in Bahrain next week should the sport's decision makers stick to plans to hold the grand prix despite mounting protests.

Other Sport 11 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Vettel ready to race in Bahrain

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel made clear on Wednesday he was ready to race in Bahrain next week should the sport's decision makers stick to plans to hold the grand prix despite mounting protests.

Other Sport 12 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bahrain crisis casts shadow over China GP in Shanghai

SHANGHAI: Formula One looks set to come under fresh pressure to shelve Bahrain’s Grand Prix this week in China, where preparations have been rocked by ongoing protests and a hunger strike in the desert state.