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Hamilton wins British GP

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton survived a tense last-lap drama with a deflated and shredded tire to clinch a record seventh victory in Sunday's British Grand Prix, claiming “my heart almost stopped.”
Soure:AFP: 2020/8/3 16:53:40

Bingham blames sterilized snooker balls for sloppy start to World Championships

Stuart Bingham blamed sanitized snooker balls for his struggle to get over the line against qualifier Ashley Carty in an empty arena at the World Championship on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/8/2 17:18:40

They're treating us like 'lab rats': O'Sullivan

Ronnie O'Sullivan claims snooker stars are being treated like "lab rats" at this year's World Championship over the decision to allow spectators into snooker's premier event.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/30 16:48:41

Russian athletics asks to delay suspension

Russia's athletics federation on Tuesday sent a letter to the world athletics body, asking them to delay a planned review after it failed to pay a doping fine.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/29 17:48:40

The Fab Four

Frankie Dettori and trainer John Gosden recorded their second piece of racing history in a matter of days as Stradivarius won a fourth Goodwood Cup on Tuesday, the opening day of the Glorious Goodwood Festival.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/29 17:43:41

Cavendish ready to roll as cycling reboots

The cycling season resumes following the coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday with a host of the sport's big guns taking part in the opening stage of the Vuelta a Burgos.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/28 16:38:40

Absence hands opportunity to title rivals

Marc Marquez will miss this weekend's Andalucia Grand Prix after breaking his arm in Jerez last week, leaving his rivals with an excellent chance to steal an early march in the MotoGP title race.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/23 16:58:41

'They've got to do a better job,' says Hamilton

Formula One bosses reacted to Lewis Hamilton's stinging criticism of their confused anti-racism efforts by saying that the sport is on course to make lasting changes.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/21 17:23:40

Mentality matters

With the world still battling the novel coronavirus pandemic, the mental health of athletes has also been put under the spotlight since the virus has postponed sports activities nearly everywhere in the world.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/7/19 10:43:41

Hamilton aims for another Formula 1 record

Four days after one of his most consummate and memorable triumphs, Lewis Hamilton returns to one of his favorite circuits this weekend with more than another Formula One record in his sights.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/16 17:08:42

Marquez chases 7th title

The MotoGP world championship finally gets underway at Jerez on Sunday, behind closed doors and more than four months late, with Marc Marquez going for a seventh top-class title to match Valentino Rossi who is "99 percent" certain this will not be his farewell season.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/16 16:53:40

Marquez vs Marquez

Motorcycling is often a family affair, and yet before Alex Marquez joined Marc at Honda for this season, two brothers had never raced together for the same team in MotoGP.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/15 16:48:40

Washington Redskins confirm name to be changed

The Washington Redskins confirmed Monday the team is changing its name following pressure from sponsors over a word widely criticized as a racist slur against Native Americans.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/14 16:38:41

Dominant Hamilton cruises to 85th win

Lewis Hamilton secured his first win of the season and the 85th of his career with a perfectly judged victory from pole position as Mercedes delivered a one-two finish in Sunday's Styrian Grand Prix.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/13 16:53:41

Lin not the only star to retire ahead of delayed Tokyo Games

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was meant to start on July 24 but the coronavirus pandemic saw it postponed until 2021 - almost a year to the day in fact with a new start date of July 23 next year.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/7/9 13:58:41

Lang Ping will not retire from first-team coaching until after Tokyo Olympic Games

The well-known head coach of China's national women's volleyball team, Lang Ping, said in a recent interview that she will not retire from first-team coaching until after the Tokyo Olympic Games, even though they have been postponed.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/7/8 19:42:02

Ferrari to bring forward F1 upgrades to second Austrian Grand Prix

Ferrari are planning to speed up the introduction of upgrades to their underperforming Formula One car after a difficult season-opening race in Austria last Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/7/7 17:03:41

Bottas wins Austrian GP

Valtteri Bottas stayed calm in a stormy race on Sunday to claim a measured victory for Mercedes as Formula One returned with a bang in a belated, dramatic and incident-strewn 2020 season-opening Austrian Grand Prix.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/6 17:03:41