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Bottas takes Austrian pole

Bottas takes Austrian pole

Valtteri Bottas will start the Austrian Grand Prix from pole position having edged title rivals Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in qualifying. Going into qualifying aware that he is facing a five-place grid penalty for an unscheduled gearbox change, Hamilton put his race strategy into play as he used the supersofts in Q2. He was […]

Messi agrees new contract extension

Messi agrees new contract extension

Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has agreed a contract extension which will keep him at the club until 2021. The 30-year-old, who joined Barca aged 13, will sign the deal when he returns to training from pre-season. “The club is very happy with the renewal and commitment of Messi, the best player in history,” said the […]

Vettel: I want to apologise to Lewis

Vettel: I want to apologise to Lewis

After a meeting with FIA officials led by president Jean Todt, including Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene, Sebastian Vettel has issued an apology for his action during the ‘road rage’ incident during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. F1 championship leader Vettel will not face any further sanction for his collision with Lewis Hamilton in Baku. The […]

FIA launches investigation over Vettel/Hamilton clash in Baku

FIA launches investigation over Vettel/Hamilton clash in Baku

Sebastian Vettel is being investigated by the FIA for the incident in which his car hit Lewis Hamilton in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday. During the race Vettel was deemed by the stewards to be guilty of driving dangerously after he turned into and collided with Hamilton’s Mercedes. The German was given a 10-second […]

Riccardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Riccardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo profited from the chaos to win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday, while Sebastian Vettel extended his championship lead over Lewis Hamilton. The Australian secured his fifth career win, while Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas overtook 18-year-old Canadian Lance Stroll’s Williams in the closing meters to take second place. Vettel steered […]

Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton took a brilliant pole position for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of Valtteri Bottas on Saturday, with Mercedes securing a convincing 1-2 as rival Ferrari lagged behind. Bottas led qualifying and then set an even quicker time on his final lap — only for Hamilton to beat him by nearly half a second. […]

Sri Lanka beat India by 7 wickets in Champions Trophy

Sri Lanka beat India by 7 wickets in Champions Trophy

Riding on half-centuries from Danushka Gunathilaka (76 off 72) and Kusal Medis (89 off 93), Sri Lanka stunned defending champions India in Match 8 of the ICC Champions Trophy on Thursday at the Kennington Oval, London. With this win, Sri Lanka kept themselves alive in the tournament overhauling India’s total of 321 for six with […]