Dozens arrested in Cleveland protests after cop acquitted

Dozens of people were arrested in Cleveland protests after an officer was acquitted in the killing of a black pair, prompting authorities Sunday to say they would not tolerate violence. 

Far from Libya chaos, drivers battle it out in dunes

With the engines throbbing, young Libyans battle it out among the sand dunes, not with Humvee-style fighting vehicles but brightly coloured and sporty four-wheel drives.

Family sues New York over death of black man

The family of an unarmed black father, shot dead by a rookie police officer last year, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of New York on Thursday.

Michelle Obama `knocked back` by race perceptions

Michelle Obama says she had to fight misperceptions due to her African-American race during the 2008 White House campaign that saw her husband become the first black president of the United States.

US high court orders race-bias review of North Carolina voting lines

 The US Supreme Court rejected Republican-drawn North Carolina voting lines Monday, ordering a review over whether race was used for unfair redistricting, the second such ruling in a month.

Mindy Kaling's brother got entry in med school as black
Mindy Kaling's brother got entry in med school as black

Indian-American actress Mindy Kaling's brother Vijay Chokal-Ingam has revealed that he got accepted in a medical school by pretending to be African-American.

Race and gender influence use of drugs, drinking, smoking among teens

A new study has observed that cigarette use among white teenagers is substantially higher than among black and Hispanic teenagers, especially at 18 years old.

Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris salutes movies, pokes Oscars on race
Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris salutes movies, pokes Oscars on race

First-time Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris opened Hollywood`s biggest night of the year on Sunday with a fleeting but pointed jibe at the homogenous field of Academy Award nominees, before launching into a spirited musical salute to the magic of movies.

Carice van Houten joins Jesse Owens biopic
Carice van Houten joins Jesse Owens biopic

'Game of Thrones' star Carice van Houten has been cast in the upcoming Jesse Owens biopic 'Race'.

Race, ethnicity linked with heart disease risk

A man's likelihood of accumulating fat around his heart might be better determined if doctors were to consider his race and ethnicity as well as where on his body the excess fat is deposited, new research shows.

Bolt to race for Jamaica in Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Star runner and six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has been reportedly selected for Jamaica for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Australia delivers historic Derby win for O`Brien

Aidan O`Brien became the first trainer to win three successive Epsom Derby`s on Saturday as favourite Australia prevailed in a thrilling race.

Planned changes to Australian race law spark bigotry fears

Ethnic minorities warned today that changes to an Australian law banning racial slights could give licence to bigotry and stir tensions, as community consultation on the proposal closed.

Webber finishes third in Silverstone debut

Australian ex-Formula One driver Mark Webber finished third in his world endurance championship debut on Sunday in a rain-shortened 6 Hours of Silverstone race.

MH370 tragedy casts pall over Malaysian GP

Malaysia will host the most sombre race in its 15-year Formula One history this weekend as the mystifying MH370 plane tragedy overshadows an incident-packed start to the season.

John Boyega to star in Jesse Owen biopic

John Boyega, known for her work in “Attack The Block”, will be seen as American athlete Jesse Owen in forthcoming biopic “Race”.

Abbas-Mustan`s next a romantic

Director duo Abbas-Mustan are ready to dabble with the romantic genre.

Button calls on team-mate Perez to score more for McLaren

McLaren driver Jenson Button has asked his team-mate Sergio Perez to increase his consistency levels and begin delivering much-needed points for this season`s Formula One races.

Ali, Mushtafa win Himalayan Drive

S.K. Ajgar Ali (driver) and M.K. Mohammed Mushtafa (navigator) won the JK Tyre Himalayan Drive TSD (Time-Speed-Distance) Rally that concluded at Siliguri.

‘Race 2’: Abbas-Mustan's flick grosses 51 crores in first weekend!

Abbas-Mustan, the director duo best known for suspense thrillers, saw their latest brainchild – ‘Race 2’ – hit the theatres January 25, 2013.