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Former F1 champion Lauda dead at 70


Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline entrepreneur, has died at 70 after battling declining health.

European Tour to expand in China

Buoyed by record crowds and a wave of exciting young players, the European Tour is looking to expand again in China after some rocky times, a leading official told AFP.

City take big step toward title

Manchester City took a big step toward retaining the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday sending them back to the top ...


Swim star retires at 22 after missing doping tests

Lithuanian swimmer Ruta Meilutyte announced her retirement on Wednesday at the age of 22 after missing three doping tests, ending a career in which she became Olympic and world champion.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/22 19:23:42

Blues KO Sharks in Game 6

The worst team in the entire NHL a few days into the new year completed an astounding turnaround Tuesday as the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1970.
Source: Reuters | 2019/5/22 19:23:41

A story of fire and ice

On fire in a burning cockpit: Formula One legend Niki Lauda, who died late on Monday at the age of 70, will forever be known for his 1976 accident.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/22 19:23:40

Favored again at Roland Garros

Defending French Open champion Rafael Nadal said on May 19 he can't wait to hit the clay courts of Roland Garros after claiming his first title this season and ninth Italian Open trophy.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/22 19:18:41

Spurs ban fans trying to sell Champions League final tickets

Tottenham Hotspur have indefinitely banned three season ticket holders for trying to re-sell Champions League final tickets online, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/5/22 18:38:41

City's Aguero recalled for Copa America

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has recalled Sergio Aguero to his squad for the Copa America after having frozen out the Manchester City striker since taking over from Jorge Sampaoli after the World Cup.
Source: Reuters | 2019/5/22 18:38:40

Sterling wants to meet FA about racism

Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling, who is leading the fight against racism in soccer, said Tuesday he hoped to talk to officials at England's Football Association and the Premier League about combating the menace.
Source: Reuters | 2019/5/22 18:33:41

Golden feet

Former Brazilian soccer superstar Ronaldinho's footprints are stamped during a ceremony in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on Tuesday. Ronaldinho was awarded FIFA World Player of the Year twice during his carreer, in 2004 and 2005.
Source: VCG | 2019/5/22 18:33:40

Raptors thump Bucks to level series

The Toronto Raptors closed ranks around hurting star Kawhi Leonard, turning in a total team effort in a 120-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday to level the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/22 18:33:39

IOC sees scope for more Tokyo 2020 budget cuts

Tokyo 2020 can make further reductions to its budget, a top Olympic official said Tuesday, despite some sports associations voicing concerns that cost-cutting could harm the running of the Games.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/21 19:08:42