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Kings host Lakers following narrow loss to Thunder (Feb 24, 2018)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- With about seven weeks left, the Sacramento Kings are settling in for more of what figures to be too many nights of losing. They knew they'd have a lot of them even before they embarked on year one of their ground-up rebuild.

Albert Park Supercars: Pye holds off Whincup in wet thriller

The Walkinshaw Andretti United driver had plenty to deal with on his way to both he and the re-branded team's first win, with a dominant performance across the first two thirds of the race almost undone by a late rain storm.But Pye did enough to secure 0.2s w

Mercedes qualifying mode «a punch in the stomach» - Ricciardo

Hamilton was on provisional pole after the opening runs in the final segment, but his time looked within reach for rivals, with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull's Max Verstappen both sat less than a tenth off.Yet the reigning champion then found nine t

Buriram WSBK: Rea cruises to first win of the season

Poleman Rea got the holeshot at the start ahead of Kawasaki teammate Tom Sykes, Honda's Leon Camier and Barni Ducati man Fores.Sykes scythed past Rea at the final corner at the end of the opening lap, though Rea did not let this stand and repaid the favour in

The battle for China’s growing gas demand

Russia, in its efforts to develop its gas sector in as many geographical locations as possible, is also earmarking increased gas exports to China. Read Full Article at

Import duty on TV panel part halved to 5% to encourage LCD/LED manufacturing

The government has halved customs duty on #39;open cell#39; used in the manufacturing of LCD and LED television panels to 5 percent, a move intended to boost domestic manufacturing.

Elan Group appoints Raj Kumar Singhal as CEO

Realty firm Elan Group today said it has appointed Raj Kumar Singhal as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Commerce Ministry terminates anti-dumping probe on solar cells

The Commerce Ministry#39;s investigation arm DGAD said it is terminating its anti-dumping probe on imports of solar cells from China, Taiwan and Malaysia.

Super Rugby: Hurricanes, Chiefs win early Saturday matches

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Center Vince Aso scored an acrobatic try in the 64th minute to help clinch a 29-12 win for the Hurricanes over the Highlanders on Saturday, ending the Highlanders' three-match unbeaten start to the Super Rugby season.

Cotton Corporation's fibre procurement jumps eight-fold this year

Procures 1.2 million bales this year, up from 150,000 bales a year ago as cotton prices witness sharp volatility

Buriram WSBK: Rea takes pole by 0.003s

Friday's fastest man Rea set the initial benchmark in SP2 with a 1m33.936s, and regained the top spot from Camier on his follow-up lap of 1m33.756s.At the end of the race tyre runs, Rea had been shuffled back to fifth as Yamaha's Alex Lowes, Sykes, Marco Mela

Australian GP: Hamilton storms to pole as Bottas crashes

Hamilton looked under pressure after the first Q3 runs, but put in a stunning final lap to take pole position by 0.664s from Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen.Sebastian Vettel had been just 0.034s behind Hamilton after the first runs, but couldn't find enough time on

Netflix to air major F1 documentary series in 2019

It comes on the heels of the successful Grand Prix Driver series about McLaren's troubled 2017 season, which was recently shown on Amazon.The Netflix deal is also one of the first that the F1 organisation has concluded with a major global brand under Liberty'

Alonso says McLaren's qualifying pace «a relief»

Alonso was knocked out in Q2 after setting the 11th fastest time, but could move up to the top 10 if Valtteri Bottas is sent to the back of the grid following his heavy crash during the final qualifying segment.The McLaren driver finished 2.5 seconds off Lewi

'Party' engine mode not behind Q3 leap, says Hamilton

The world champion had been under pressure from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel after the first runs in Q3, but stepped it up massively on his second effort to set a new lap record of 1m21.164s.That left him more than six tenths clear of nearest rival Kim Raikko

China says ready to defend its interests in U.S. trade spat

In the call with Mnuchin, Liu, a Harvard-trained economist, said China still hoped both sides would remain «rational» and jointly work together to keep trade relations stable, the official Xinhua news agency reported

Tough talk on global trade escalates as Trump pledges trade claims results

The US and China#39;s top economic officials agreed by phone on Saturday to «continue to communicate» on trade issues, Chinese state media said, as President Donald Trump pledged his escalating trade showdown would get results despite pushback fro

Auction Preview: Asian Works of Art at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, Mar 27

What: Asian Works of ArtWhere: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, 1338 West Lake Street Chicago, IL 60607When: Mar 27, 10:00 AM CTTop Lots of the Sale:- «Wang Xizhi's Shi Qi Tie Calligraphy in Cursive Script» - Xing Tong (1551-1612); ink on paper, a set

Auction Preview: Fine Jewelry at Millon & Associes, Paris, Mar 28

What: Fine JewelryWhere: Millon&Associes, Hotel Drouot, Room 3When: March 28, 2:15 PMTop Lots of the Sale:- «Necklace of 53 fine pearls (and a pearl of culture) falling the clasp in platinum decorated in closed set of a diamond cut shuttle». M

Auction Preview: Fine and Rare Wines at Bonhams, London, Apr 5

What: Fine and Rare WinesWhere: Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, LondonWhen: April 5, 10:30 BSTTop Lots of the Sale:- «Domaine de la Romanée-Conti» - Romanée-Conti (1988) - (Nos. 04571-04582, u. 11 x 3cms or better, 1 x 4.5cms below base of lightl

Wildcats have chance to keep tournament magic going against Loyola-Chicago

Loyola-Chicago Ramblers-Kansas State Wildcats preview

SpaceX, Tesla, other businesses delete their Facebook pages

While the actions are likely temporary, they#39;re one more piece of the growing headache for Facebook since news of the leak broke a week ago

This week in Auto: Mahindra-Ford ink new pact despite a chequered past, Skoda-VW go solo on Tata rejection

From Mamp;M-Ford tie-up to Skoda-VW going solo here are the full details of all the important development in the auto sphere for the week

PNB fraud: ED seizes jewellery, paintings worth Rs 26cr from Nirav Modi#39;s Mumbai flat

A fresh seizure of antique jewellery, costly watches and paintings worth Rs 26 crore has been made by the ED from the sea-facing Mumbai apartment of Nirav Modi in connection with PNB fraud case.

PNB scam: ED, CBI raid Nirav Modi's Mumbai home, seize Rs 250-mn properties

It seized Nirav Modi's antique jewellery, high-end watches, painting by M F Hussain, diamond ring

Death knell tolls for the euro as more European nations repatriate gold – expert to RT

The latest trend among European countries of bringing home their gold reserves has been raising concerns in Brussels. RT talked to Claudio Grass of Precious Metal Advisory Switzerland to understand what’s behind that trend. Read Full Article at

Venezuela's oil-backed cryptocurrency will be convertible to Russian rubles – President Maduro

The so-called ‘petro’ digital currency, which was successfully launched by Venezuela last month, will be traded for several global currencies, including the Russian ruble. Read Full Article at

Chris Beard on leading Texas Tech to first Elite Eight in program history

Texas Tech beats Purdue in the Sweet 16

Blues have chance to snap Blue Jackets' 10-game winning streak

St. Louis Blues-Columbus Blue Jackets preview

India, UK launch joint research projects for clean water, energy

India and the UK have launched joint research projects on water quality and energy demand reduction, the government on Friday informed Lok Sabha.

This week in MFs: IDFC may exit AMC biz; fund houses renaming schemes

IDFC has begun discussions with IndusInd Bank and Citic CLSA, among others, to merge or sell its AMC

Global payments message service SWIFT expands tracker facility

SWIFT said GPI accounts for 10 percent of cross border payment traffic and is enabling more than a hundred billion dollars to be transferred across the world rapidly and securely every day

WTO chief warns trade barriers will #39;jeopardise global economy#39;

The World Trade Organization chief warned states today that creating barriers to international trade would «jeopardise the global economy,» after Washington slapped steep tariffs on Chinese imports, heightening fears of a trade war.

Gold posts biggest weekly gain in 2 yrs as US-China trade war fuels demand

Bullion rose midweek as the Federal Reserve stuck with plans to raise rates only three times this year

Hawks LIVE To GO: Warriors outlast Hawks in 2nd half despite injury to Curry

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Atlanta Hawks, 106-94. Steph Curry scored a game-high 29 points before leaving the game with a left knee injury.

Beard, Texas Tech oust Purdue 78-65 in NCAA East Region

Beard, Texas Tech oust Purdue 78-65 in NCAA East Region

US drags China to WTO on discriminatory technology licensing requirements

The US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, filed a request for consultations with China at the WTO to address Beijing#39;s discriminatory technology licensing requirements

Historic Bible added to Masonic museum in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Kathy Sramek was rummaging through a box of dusty old stuff, looking for nothing in particular, when she noticed something that gave her pause. It was an old family Bible, about the size of a shoe box. The spine was broken the pages were ye

Ecclestone facing new bribery trial

A starting date of October 1, 2019 has been set for a high court action launched against Ecclestone by investment concern Bluewaters Communications Holdings LLC.Bayerische Landesbank and Ecclestone family company Bambino Holdings are also defendants.Bluewater

US getting very close to trade deal with S Korea: Trump

Trump, who made the comments during a press conference to mark his signing of a USD 1.3 trillion spending bill, has long complained about the trade deal with South Korea
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