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As much as Formula One has a capacity to entertain on the track, the high-stakes politicking off the field can be equally, if not more, interesting.
Often lost in the sexist claims directed at the motorsport for the use of grid girls is the fact that the sport is one of the few in which men and women can compete on an equal basis in the same category.
Golf legend Bobby Jones once said – “Golf is mainly played on a five-and-a-half-inch course – the space between your ears”.
With ambitious aims of a top-five finish and mindful of Brazil’s high crime rate, the AOC is warning Australia’s Olympic hopefuls they’ll be in Rio de Janeiro for business not pleasure next year.
When he sprayed champagne in the face of an unwilling Chinese podium girl, Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton single-handedly reignited the podium girl debate.
If you’ve spent the week devouring the shots fired between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton in the absence of any exciting on-track action in China, you will have undoubtedly come across multiple reprintings of Juan Manuel Fangio’s racing philosophy of “winning at the slowest possible speed”.
Remember the pandamonium that struck when Tony Hawk became the first man to land a 900-degree spin on a skateboard? Well Billy Morgan just doubled that on a snowboard, becoming the first man to ever land a 1800 quad cork.
There was a stark contrast in the entertainment value of the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix compared to the opening round of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) sportscars event at Silverstone last weekend.
Lewis Hamilton has come under fire for his latest misdemeanour, after he blasted a hostess standing on the podium at the Chinese Grand Prix in the face with champagne.
For a Masters that promised so much, if left the Australian stars Jason Day and Adam Scott flat and frustrated.
Lewis Hamilton roared to victory at the Chinese Grand Prix but was then hit by a furious blast from Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg as their long-running feud erupted again on Sunday.
Jordan Spieth is in record-breaking mode at Augusta, setting a new mark of 130 at 14-under for 36 holes, breaking Raymond Floyd’s all-time record of 131, set in 1976.
There is an inescapable truth to the oft-used business expression change or die. It is true of all things, and no thriving entity can be immune.
A picture with Grant Hackett first inspired Mack Horton to take swimming seriously.
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel insisted on Thursday he had not been stung by recent criticism from Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, who accused him of not doing enough for the sport.
The World Endurance Championship (WEC), the premier sportscar category, has made the bold move to ban grid girls from the series for its 2015 season.
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Jon Jones is a polarising colossus of the combat world. Those who despise him do so with as much unwieldily conviction as those who adore him. You would be hard pressed to find a neutral fight fan on the topic of ‘Bones’ Jones.
Lewis Hamilton returns to Europe with the momentum necessary to claim a second consecutive championship.
After an agonising interim of almost 25 races, Kimi Räikkönen graced the Formula One podium at the recently concluded Bahrain Grand Prix.
Brake issues for both the Mercedes couldn’t stop them claiming another victory in Bahrain, the fourth on the trot for the rampaging Lewis Hamilton.
Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead with a dominant victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position.
There has been plenty said, scribbled and typed about the continuing growth of the World Endurance Championship, and the problems that Formula One is facing.
Monday night features some blockbuster tennis with the final of the Monte-Carlo Masters between Novak Djokovic and Tomas Berdych and day two of the Fed Cup World Group semi-finals.
The Chinese Grand Prix showed yet again Mercedes’ dominance over their rivals after their surprise loss in Malaysia to Ferrari. However, once more we saw conflict between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg after the race.
Nico Rosberg must defeat Lewis Hamilton this weekend or his title bid will lie in tatters.
Poor old Mark Webber. You have to feel for the guy. Has there been a driver in recent memory who has shown incredible speed but fallen prey to mechanical gremlins more often than the lanky Australian?
We currently live in a world were we see bad decisions made every day, by politicians, by administrators, by companies and by fans.
Last year, Chinese Grand Prix officials waved the chequered flag a lap early, and this year the stewards made a dog’s breakfast of clearing a stricken car from the main straight. Unfortunately it denied fans what could have been a thrilling finish.
Filipino based Queenslander Jack ‘The Assassin’ Asis (33-18-5 18 KOs) stopped hot prospect and reigning Australian junior lightweight champion Kye ‘Mr Frenzy’ MacKenzie (14-1 12 KO’s) in eight thrilling rounds after trailing massively on the scorecards in Newcastle on Friday night.
The final of the 2015 Family Circle Cup is set for Monday 3.00pm AEST at the Family Circle Stadium in Charleston between young tennis stars Madison Keys and Angelique Kerber.
Race result: Lewis Hamilton has won his second race of the season after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix. Leading from start to finish, in his Mercedes, Hamilton would finish ahead of Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel to extend his lead in the championship to 13 points. After securing pole position in a close […]
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