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Hamilton wins Italian GP

Posted by on 06/09/2015
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Hamilton wins Italian GP

Hamilton wins Italian GP

MONZA: Lewis Hamilton’s 40th career victory in yesterday’s Italian Grand Prix and, with it, a 53-points advantage in the drivers’ world championship was confirmed late Sunday after a two-hour stewards’ inquiry. The defending two-time world champion had faced possible disqualification following a technical report that claimed his Mercedes team had raced on tyres that were […]

Hamilton to pick up speed at Italian GP

Posted by on 02/09/2015
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Hamilton to pick up speed at Italian GP

Hamilton to pick up speed at Italian GP

MONZA: New father Nico Rosberg has plenty to be happy about right now but Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton intends to be smiling just as much after this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix. Sunday’s race, at a super-fast track that faces an uncertain future despite its historic status as a temple to Ferrari, could see Hamilton […]

Jordan Rally set to be a thriller

Posted by on 01/09/2015
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Jordan Rally set to be a thriller

Jordan Rally set to be a thriller

AMMAN: Jordan is putting the finishing touches to hosting one of the leading events on its social and sporting calendar when the world-famous Jordan Rally is held from October 15-17. Featuring the region’s top drivers, the 2015 Jordan Rally is set to become one of the most thrilling events in a history which stretches back […]

Kiprop puts Kenya on top in Beijing

Posted by on 30/08/2015
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Kiprop puts Kenya on top in Beijing

Kiprop puts Kenya on top in Beijing

BEIJING: Asbel Kiprop produced a trademark sprint finish to win a third straight 1,500 metres gold and ensure Kenya topped the medals table at successive world championships after the final night of action yesterday. The United States men won a sixth straight gold in 4x400m relay but Jamaica’s Novlene Williams-Mills ran down tiring American Francena […]

Schippers wins 200 metres gold

Posted by on 28/08/2015
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Schippers wins 200 metres gold

Schippers wins 200 metres gold

BEIJING: Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers smashed a European record which has stood since the 1970s as she won world 200m gold with an electrifying run yesterday. The 100m silver-medallist ran 21.63sec, the fourth fastest time in history, as she lunged at the line to beat Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson, who clocked a personal best of 21.66sec. […]

Bolt crushes Gatlin to claim Beijing double

Posted by on 27/08/2015
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IndyCar driver dies after wreck

Posted by on 25/08/2015
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IndyCar driver dies after wreck

IndyCar driver dies after wreck

PENNSYLVANIA: British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died on Monday after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of a race the previous day at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania, IndyCar officials said. He was 37. Wilson, a former Formula One driver and seven- time winner in IndyCar racing, had been in […]

Bolt back in action as Gatlin seeks road to redemption

Posted by on 24/08/2015
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Bolt back in action as Gatlin seeks road to redemption

Bolt back in action as Gatlin seeks road to redemption

BEIJING: Newly-crowned 100m champion Usain Bolt makes a swift return to the track on the fourth day of the world championships in Beijing today when he goes off in round one of his favoured 200m. Bolt pipped American rival Justin Gatlin by one-hundredth of a second to claim victory in an epic 100m battle at […]

Bolt retains 100m world title

Posted by on 23/08/2015
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Bolt retains 100m world title

Bolt retains 100m world title

BEIJING: Usain Bolt once again produced his best when it mattered most to retain his 100 metres world title and reassert his status as the number one sprinter on the planet at a rocking Bird’s Nest Stadium yesterday. The Jamaican had struggled for form and fitness all season, stumbled his way through the semi-finals and […]

Hamilton cruises to dream win in Belgium

Posted by on 23/08/2015
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Hamilton cruises to dream win in Belgium

Hamilton cruises to dream win in Belgium

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position yesterday to stretch his lead over Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg to 28 points with eight races remaining. Rosberg finished 2.0 seconds behind the Briton, in a dry race despite teams anxiously studying weather maps for approaching rain in the […]

Hamilton takes pole trophy

Posted by on 22/08/2015
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Hamilton takes pole trophy

Hamilton takes pole trophy

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS: Double world champion Lewis Hamilton clinched the Formula One pole trophy at the Belgian Grand Prix yesterday with a flawless lap to take top slot on the starting grid for the 10th time in 11 races. The Mercedes driver will have his closest rival and team mate Nico Rosberg, last year’s inaugural pole trophy […]

Farah makes history in Beijing

Posted by on 22/08/2015
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Farah makes history in Beijing

Farah makes history in Beijing

BEIJING: Mo Farah etched his name in the pantheon of middle distance running greats and put a tough season opening behind him yesterday when he defended his 10,000m title at the world championships in Beijing. The Briton’s victory was his sixth consecutive global track distance title, an unprecedented feat that saw him better the likes […]