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Hamilton aiming for more records

Lewis Hamilton goes into this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix aiming to continue his record­breaking romp this year and make a successful start on final talks to stay with Mercedes in 2021 and beyond.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/26 17:33:42

NFL postpones Thanksgiving Day clash due to Ravens' COVID-19 outbreak

The NFL's Thanksgiving Day showcase has been slammed by the coronavirus after the league suffered another COVID­19 outbreak, prompting officials to postpone Thursday's contest between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/26 17:33:41

Some spectators allowed to return to sports events in England

Premier League clubs can look forward to welcoming back spectators in highly limited numbers next month for the first time since March, following an announcement by the British government on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/24 17:23:40

Thomson remains optimistic

Alex Thomson continued working on his damaged boat on Monday as his hopes of becoming the first non-Frenchman to win the Vendee Globe appeared to be dwindling.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/24 17:18:41

'Greatest of the era'

Lewis Hamilton was hailed as "the greatest driver of the era" on Sunday after securing a record­equaling seventh Formula One world title by winning the Turkish Grand Prix.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/16 16:38:42

'Driving on ice'

Lewis Hamilton described the Turkish Grand Prix track at Istanbul as “terrible” after his first qualifying flop of the year on Saturday as Racing Point's Lance Stroll, flourishing in the slippy conditions, secured a maiden career pole position.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/15 16:23:40

Hamilton poised to clinch seventh title

Lewis Hamilton can seal a record­equaling seventh drivers' world title, position himself to be “best of the best” and set up long-awaited negotiations for a new Mercedes contract at this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/12 15:48:41

F1 unveils biggest-ever 23-race calendar for 2021

Formula One unveiled a 23-race calendar for 2021 on Tuesday, its biggest ever, but the Vietnamese Grand Prix has been dropped.
Soure:Agencies: 2020/11/11 17:33:40

Roglic eyes third successive Vuelta crown

Slovenia's Primoz Roglic hinted he could try for a third consecutive success at the Vuelta a Espana after winning the race for the second time in as many years on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/9 15:43:40

Authentic wins Breeders' Cup Classic as European raiders dominate on turf

Authentic won the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic as Bob Baffert capped a troubled 2020 with two victories at Keeneland, where European raiders won all four turf races on Saturday in sometimes sensational style.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/8 15:43:41

NY Marathon canceled due to COVID-19, but runners to jog on their own

In Central Park or along the Hudson River, runners will ­complete the storied New York City ­Marathon - just not along the same course.
Soure:AFP: 2020/11/1 17:23:41

China's Xiong Jingan retains world title

China's MMA world champion Xiong "The Panda" Jingnan put on an impressive striking display on Friday to defend her women's strawweight world title at the One Championship through a unanimous decision in a rematch with Tiffany Teo of Singapore.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/11/1 17:08:52

South Korea's Damwon claims LOL world title in front of 6,312 lucky spectators

In front of 6,312 fans chosen by lucky draw, South Korean esports team Damwon Gaming grabbed the crown of the 2020 League of Legends (LOL) World Championship after beating China's Suning Gaming in the finals on Saturday.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/11/1 17:03:40

All Blacks out to snap drought

New Zealand haven't had to wrap up the Bledisloe Cup on Australian soil in 11 years and for coach Ian Foster that's a massive motivation to snuff out Wallaby hopes of keeping the series alive when the two sides meet Saturday in Sydney.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/29 19:13:40

Tom Brady eclipses Brees to become all-time touchdown pass leader

Tom Brady surpassed Drew Brees as the all-time NFL leader in touchdown passes on Sunday as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers routed the Las Vegas Raiders 45-20.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/26 17:33:42

6,000 Spartan racers compete for No.1 in Beijing

The Spartan adult race culminated its two-day competition on Sunday, with Niu Zhiming and Zeng Ying winning the men's and women's title respectively.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/10/26 15:11:31

Lowe homers twice as Rays win, level World Series against Dodgers

Brandon Lowe hit two home runs and the Tampa Bay Rays showed their resiliency in a 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers that knotted the World Series at one game apiece on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/22 17:43:40

Lose the battles, win the war?

Despite not having won a race since 2017, Spain's Joan Mir is edging closer to the MotoGP world title as the championship enters its 2020 end-game this weekend.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/22 17:33:41