Riffa (Bahrain), May 14 (IANS) The Indian women's senior national team started their quest to qualify for the AFC Women's Asian Cup next year in style by getting the better of Bahrain in the first of the two friendlies 2-1 in their own backyard at the National Football Stadium here Tuesday. Pinky Magar and Kamala Devi scored for India in the 8th and 36th minute respectively. For Bahrain, Reem Yusuf halved the margin in the 42nd minute
Manama, May 13 (IANS) The Indian women's senior national football team arrived here for their two friendlies against Bahrain Tuesday and Thursday. India play the AFC Women's Asian Cup (Qualifiers) in Palestine May 21-25. The SAFF Cup Champions open their account against Myanmar (May 21) followed by Chinese Taipei (May 23) and finally Palestine (May 25)
Manama, May 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain have held discussions to boost cooperation in educational sector and boost existing relations between the two nations. The talks were held here between Bahrain's minister for education Majid Bin Ali Al Nuaimi and UAE's ambassador to Bahrain Mohammed Sultan Al Suwaidi. --IANS/WAM sd
Sakhir (Bahrain), April 22 (IANS/CMC) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was thrilled at finishing fifth in the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix. The 27-year-old Hamilton, in his first season for Mercedes, started ninth on the grid and weaved his way through the field before overtaking Red Bull's Mark Webber on the final lap, to take eight points from the contest Sunday.
Sakhir (Bahrain), April 21 (IANS) German Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel won the Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit here Sunday.
Sakhir, April 21 (IANS) British Formula 1 driver Paul di Resta of Force India missed the podium by 2.2 seconds as he finished fourth in the Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit here Sunday. Triple World Champion Sebastian Vettel won the 57-lap race in one hour and 40 minutes from Lotus drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean, who clinched the last two podium places, respectively. Di Resta, who started the race in fifth place, was not just in contention for the podium but also led the race for a few laps.
Manama (Bahrain), April 20 (IANS) Sahara Force India recorded their best qualifying performance this season at the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix here Saturday. Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil set the seventh and eighth fastest times but will start the race fifth and sixth on the grid after penalties for Mark Webber and Lewis Hamilton. The Red Bull and Mercedes drivers were third and fourth in qualifying.
Sakhir (Bahrain), April 19 (IANS) Australian Formula 1 driver Mark Webber will compete in his 200th Grand Prix here at the Bahrain International Circuit Sunday.
Bahrain, April 17 (IANS) Finnish racing driver Heikki Kovalainen has returned to Caterham and will drive for the Formula 1 team in the first practice sessions in Bahrain and Spain. Kovalainen is rejoining the team as one of the two reserve drivers, alongside Alexander Rossi who moves to Caterham Racing to compete in the GP2 Series. The Finn was dropped as a Caterham race driver at the end of last season with the Leafield-based outfit going for the inexperienced Charles Pic and Dutch Giedo van der Garde
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. Speaking at a press conference Monday, Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) Chief Executive Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa said that the top-class motor racing and entertainment event will witness a wide host of activities, reports Xinhua